India's top court to rule on eviction of millions from forests

Review of rejected claims under Forest Rights Act patchy:activists

Karnataka to seek more time for claims rejected under FRA

Private sector gets go ahead for assisting rehabilitation of degraded forests

Farmers continue protest against changes in FRA

Revisiting the tigers vs tribals trope

How the conservation potential of FRA has been wilfully undermined

Articles by Forest Officers

Press Release on Hon'ble Supreme Court Order dated. 13.02.2019 - Joint Statement by CFRLA, AIFFM, MAKAAM, ABMKSS

"Cornered by Protected Areas" on the issue of conservation and dispossession

Bhagwat attends RSS camp on ST community in Raipur

Why tribals growing restive in Telangana

Experts advocate forest land rights for Tribal

The Forest Rights Act Bulletin is out! Edition of 04 June 2018

From compulsory consent to no consultation: How the government diluted Adivasi rights to forestlands

Ministry of Tribal Affairs fails to protect Tribal Rights in Tiger Reserves

Call to Save Natural Forests

Habitat Rights of Mankidias hit Legal Hurdles

Around 190 mn forest dwellers unrecognised 10 yrs after FRA

Landmark Forest Rights Law Crippled by Conflicting Policies

10 years of Forest Rights Act: some tribals happy, most still suffering

Just 3% community forest rights recognised, says study

Just 3% forest area under community governance: Study

Land-related conflicts in India threaten investments of Rs12 trillion, says report

Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Mohan Hirabhai

Grassroots change: A Bamboo Revolution

India's forests valued at Rs 115 trillion, but tribals unlikely to get a share

Adivasis Called for Establishing "Good Government" in Scheduled Areas

Dams, mines, infra take away their rightful land, livelihoodl

A Black Day - Rajya Sabha Passes Afforestation Bill

Subject Corrected: AIFFM Statement on the CAMPA Bill Passed in Rajya Sabha Today

International community resents the Compensatory Afforestation Fund Bill

Civil society "disturbed" over Congress support to BJP on CAMPA Bill, approaches Rahul Gandhi

The Compensatory Afforestation Bill Should Not Be Passed in Its Current Flawed Form

Cong. to oppose afforestation Bill

Resolution on CAMPA BILL

Revised Guideline issued by MOTA on TSP

Cases slapped on tribals for cultivating podu lands

Real state of India's forests

Publicity of MFP under MSP Scheme through CARAVAN in Sambalpur

Europe calling for siali leaf plates, German firm inks deal with tribal women

Odisha: Hariharpur Gram Sabha Rejected Ama Jungle Yojana in Deogarh District

Couple Buys 300 Acres Of Barren Land, Converts It Into India's First Private Wildlife Sanctuary

Contested Spaces, Democratic Rights

Habitat rights for Mankidia tribe in the offing

Tribe's Sacredness for its Sacred Groves at Stake

Odisha says tribals had no power to reject Vedanta bauxite mining

Tribal vow to protect Niyamgiri

How To Steal a 79000 Crore Rupee Forest

Odisha moves Supreme Court for relook on Niyamgiri

This Is How The Chhattisgarh Govt. Is 'Punishing' Tribals For Protesting Against Coal Mining

Forest Rights Axed For Coal Mine, Allege Tribals In Chhattisgarh

Odisha: JJMA Gheraoed Nuapada Collector Office Demanding Forest Rights

NHRC seeks report from Centre over deprivation of livelihood to tribals

India : Massive rally in Delhi Today

Development plans should not displace forest dwellers, says Prakash Amte

Chhattisgarh govt cancels tribal rights over forests to facilitiate coal mining

State govt sitting on Tendu leaf pluckers' Rs 500 crore

Towards radical democracy in India

Forest law dilution: Rahul to hit streets in six states

Public Hearing held at Sundarban for the implementation of Forest Rights Act (31st January)

A wilderness of tribal voices for justice - ongoing injustice for Polavaram

How the state is reclaiming power over tribal communities

Great News -CM assures abolition of VFR in Mahrashtra

In Chhattisgarh, mining interests and tribal rights on a collision course

Anna Hazare writes to Sonia Gandhi, seeks support for village forest scheme

A village in Maharashtra that wanted a forest, and got one

Maharashtra wants to sell forest produce, plans to rope in Ramdev

App developed to map community forest land

Odisha tribal couple gets Modi's R-Day invite

Baiga tribals become India's first community to get habitat rights

Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh seek slashing of MSP for two varities of lac

Tribal affairs ministry relents over Forest Rights Act

Forest Rights Act is being diluted. What does that mean for millions depending on forests?

CAMPA approves Rs 513 crore plan for Odisha

State Achieves 96% CAMPA Target

Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das calls on Prakash Javadekar, discusses shortage of forest officials

Forest land for projects in Centre's court

Justice system works against tribals in Bastar

MLA: expedite declaration of human habitations as revenue villages

CM urges centre to relax CAMPA Norms for State PSUS

Tribal affairs ministry relents over Forest Rights Act

Maharashtra govt gives Rs 258 crore to tribal panchayats, fails to train them on spending

Achievement of the MoTA

About 19 lakh hectares forest land under encroachment in India: Government

Greens Slam Government Order Granting Title Deeds to Forest Settlers

Gram sabhas pass resolution demanding mining projects cancellation in Maharashtra district

Fund tribals on social indicators, not population, says TSP study

Tribals oppose relocation of villages in tiger reserve

SC & ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Bill Passed in RS

The Sunabeda Sanctuary will become the third Tiger Project(Reserve) in the State

Farmers urge Centre to implement Forest Rights Act

State lost 437 sq km of green cover in two years: FSI report

Forest rights: DC directs for quick clearance of forms

TOI: Govt identifies 2.37L acres for land bank - The Times of India

Parl panel bats for tenurial rights for displaced STs, forest

Securing Dignity, Sustaining Nature, Part 1

Securing Dignity, Sustaining Nature, Part 2

Land Rights Movement's March to Parliament

TDCCOL, Vasundhara organise Workshop on MSP in Bhubaneswar

CM scraps invalid claims for forest land

Project Tiger may evict Chenchus

Poor implementation of FRA in Chhattisgarh

This community in Bengal grows crops within the forest

Forest Department Officials still harassing people in Karnataka

We're not ready to give up peaceful life: tribals

Modi government moves to own UPA's flagship programme Forest Rights Act

Mining can start in non-forest areas without final green approval

Move to dilute LTR 1/70 in Telangana State

Govt to relax green rules to speed up coal mining

Tribals demand implementation of Forest Rights Act

Odisha to notify 10 mineral blocks for auctions

Tribals wait for titles in Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve

Monumental tragedy in the making through bauxite mining in AP

Protests by framers against govt. apathy towards them

Government to set up National Tribal Advisory Council

Use of technology to secure ancestral land in Guyana

In an Odisha Village, a Bold Conservation Movement by Women

State withdraws controversial FRA decision

Rawat Review Implementation of Forest Rights Act

Centre's move to privatise forests alarming

Issues & Challenges with Recommendations sighted during the National Consultation - Women, Forest & Forest Rights

Land transfer from 100 tribals to Industrialist in Chhatisgarh

Tribal leaders join hands to save tribal land

Kadars, Malayans announce self-imposed ban on fishing

PM Modi directs tribal affairs ministry to identify projects for which TSP funds can be used

Centre pulls up Odisha govt for violating Forest Rights Act

Tribal Affaire Ministry irked over Forest Act violation

Centre Takes Strong Note of violation of Forest Rights Act

State Level Consultation on Forest Rights Act and Convergence Programmes

Habitat Rights under FRA : 1st News letter

Final number of inviolate coal blocks down from 206 to less than 35

Telengana to embark on reforestation to improve green cover

Forest conservation is priority, but not at people's cost:Rai

Ensure no construction in Kaziranga Park: NGT to Assam govt

Vedanta to shut down Odisha Alumina Refinery

Stay eviction proceedings : Farmers in HP

Indigenous tribe opposes hydropower projects in the Tawang basin

Govt to Spend Rs. 1133 Cr for Forest Development?

Tribal council to reject Athiroppilly power project

Environment ministry seeks to bypass SC on Wildlife projects

Gujarat : Forest dwellers get title rights?

Tribal development a myth

Rules to bypass forest law for tribals in BJP ruled states?

Forest departments violating Forest Rights Act, say tribals

Will tribals be denied their rights due to the fast-paced PRAGATI initiative

Sonia Gandhi accuses Narendra Modi government of diluting tribal land rights

Chhattisgarh tribals get a raw deal as govt dilutes FRA rules

Chhattisgarh puts economic growth ahead of environmental concerns

How community rights under FRA could transform the lives of millions of forest dwellers

Will sacrifice our lives but not accept mining: Tribals

Adivasis come from Across Country to protest Modi Government

Tribal alienation in an unequal India

Tribal Affairs Minister revises scheme for development of PVTGs

AP CS reviews implementation of Forest Land Act

Village Plans for Rapid Economic Growth

Red Signal For Greens

Centre bypasses rules to restart work on polavaram project

Violation of Forest Rights Act by Forest Department in Bolangir District: Plantation in the paddy land

Forest department foils pattas to tribals

Confusion over 'joint managment' of forests

Constitutional conversations on Adivasi rights

Parliamentary standing committee rejects TSR Subramanian report on environmental laws

Tribal Priestesses Become Guardians of Seeds in Eastern India

Managing forests for carbon

Odisha tops in carrying out FRA

Tribal Communities seek hassle-free access to bamboo on Sathy hills

Forgotten guardians: Local communities in natural resource management

Exhibition and sale of tribal craft on bamboo product

India lost original forests 70 times Delhi's area in 14 years

Collection & sale of tendu leaves in 3rd consecutive year 2015 by CFR villages in Gondia / Amravati dist. Maharashtra

Tribes denied right to collect forest produce

Himachal villages claim community forest rights for the first time

Hamlets in Buxa responsible for decline in tiger population : Forest Minister

Govt Opens Coastal Land to Pvt. Players for Aquaculture

Using Drones to Protect Indigenous Lands

Oram shields forests from green Ministry

Jharkhand wakes up to forest rights after 9 years

Villagers get rights over bamboo

CFR Claims Filled in Himachal Pradesh

Securing tribal rights means understanding them first

Green Ministry to submit affidavit in SC detailing two broad categories of forest

MGNREGS Aid to Increase Green Cover

Forest Dwellers see red over denial of rights

India's vast, rich forests could feed the world

Officials told to complete survey of forest land expeditiously

No conflict between environment and tribal ministry : Jual Oram

Cases under Forest Rights Act

Clearance Pending Project

Identification of 15 Miner Forest Produce for Minimum Support Price

Watch What Happens When Tribal Women Manage India's Forests

Diversion of forest land approved by the Central Government

Goilo Village CFR area green tree cutting issue

Protest by Goilo Gram Sabha to FD for cutting of trees in their CFR areas

Kharai camels to get protection as endangered species