2012 Forests, Tribes, FRA

Regional Consultations on Implementation of the Forest Rights Act (pdf)

12 Oct 2012 Pretty pictures, vanishing biodiversity TH #implementation
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Odisha: Acts for empowerment must be implemented in true spirit hotnhitNEWS #Odisha
H11 Oct 2012 
Infra projects should not fall foul of Forest Rights Act: KC Deo TH Don’t clear projects violating forest dwellers’ rights Twocircles.net BL TOI 
Th10 Oct 2012 
Guj: Tribal voters get pre-poll sweetener from Modi HT #politics #Gujarat
8 Oct 2012 
Tourism rules in tiger reserves violate Wildlife & Forest Act ET #NCA
8 Oct 2012 
Govt to fix MSP for 14 forest goods from Jan 1 HT 
5 Oct 2012 
Environment ministry has cleared controversial Mahan coal block: Greenpeace TOI #MP #coal
5 Oct 2012
Justice still a distant dream TOI #implementation

4 Oct 2012 Tribal affairs minister Kishore Deo to apprise governors of right to cancel mines #ET #implementation
3 Oct 2012 
Naxalism a result of an oversight of statutes, says SC IE #policy #implementation

30 Sep 2012 Wildlife, tribal affairs ministries spar over bamboo rule HT #implementation
30 Sep 2012 
Tribals will not be evicted from sacred groves: Minister DH #Karnataka
30 Sep 2012 
Tribals’ claim over forest land to be srutinised by GPS-based software TOI #Goa27 Sep 2012 Forest Rights: 1700 tribal claims so far TOI #Goa #implementation27 Sep 2012 Better coordination sought for FRA implementation TOI #implementation
25 Sep 2012 Slow land distribution to tribals rattles govt TOI #Gujarat “…ief minister Narendra Modi has deputed his principal secretary K Kailashnathan to personally look into the matter, go to the tribal areas, and expedite land distribution.”
25 Sep 2012 
Landless tribals leave Junapani forest after govt assurance TOI #MP (Indore)
24 Sep 2012 
Tribals encroach 300 acre of forest land near Patalpani TOI #MP (Indore)
23 Sep 2012 
Limiting the Forest Rights Act orissadiary.com #Odisha 
23 Sep 2012 
14 tribals from state arrested in Odisha TOI #Jharjhand #Odisha
22 Sep 2012 
Chief minister seeks expansion of ST list TOI #Odisha
22 Sep 2012 
Odisha Chief Minister meets Union Tribal Affairs Minister Kishore Chandra S. Deo orissadiary.com 
20 Sep 2012 
UP finds non-tribals settled in forests TOI #UP
17 Sep 2012 
Union welfare secy listens to tribals’ woes in Gumla village TOI #Jharkhand
15 Sep 2012 
Rights of Tribal, A Mirage? Orissadiary #Odisha #implementation
12 Sep 2012 
Tribal self-governance, Forest Rights Act and the Jansatyagraha #MP (Mandla Dist)12 Sep 2012 Govt may soon allot forest land in non-scheduled areas IE #Gujarat
11 Sep 2012 
Differences between Left, UPA over Forest Rights Act intensify LiveMint #policy
11 Sep 2012 
Forest Rights Act Vs. Atrocities of Forest Department Jansatyagraha #blog
10 Sep 2012 
18000 tribal families to get cheques today IE #Maharashtra
10 Sep 2012 
Amended Forest Rights Act rules notified; more powers to gram sabha DowntoEarth
8 Sep 2012 Undoing Historical Injustice: Issues of Forest Villages Orissadiary.com #Odisha
8 Sep 2012 
Odisha Rural Reconstitution Association organized a State wide campaign on Forest Rights Orissadiary.com #implementation
7 Sep 2012 Changes in Forest Rights Act to help tribals money control.com #implementation #bamboo
7 Sep 2012 More than 1.67 lakh tribal, forest dwellers get right over land in MP TOI #MP6 Sep 2012 Reds want Forest Act scrapped BS #Maharashtra
3 Sep 2012 Bamboo trade may open up for tribals TOI #bamboo

31 Aug 2012 NGO to hold consultation on community forest rights at Bhuj TOI #Gujarat
31 Aug 2012 Tripura gives land rights to poor tribals HT #Tripura
30 Aug 2012 A raw deal TH #Rajasthan
30 Aug 2012 Non-govt wildlife experts preparing fireworks for Sept 5 meeting TOI
30 Aug 2012 Reds want Forest Act scrapped ET #Maharashtra #Naxals
29 Aug 2012 Tribals to hold meet in Panchmahals today IE #Gujarat
29 Aug 2012 Odisha: Regional Level Consultation on ‘the Implement Forest Rights Act, 2006 OrissaDiary #Odisha
28 Aug 2012 
Rights bodies allege forest guards kill innocent tribals BS #W.Bengal
28 Aug 2012 Tribal leaders object to MLR & LR Act in hill areas E-PAO #Manipur #MLR & LR Act, 1960
26 Aug 2012 Tribal meet discusses issues in hill areas E-PAO #Manipur #MLR & LR Act, 1960
26 Aug 2012 NGO files plea over buffer notification TOI #tiger reserves #Kalpavriksh #Ajay Dubey vs. National Tiger Conservation Authority (special leave petition no(s).21339/2011)
24 Aug 2012
Green alarm over bid to allow business in forest wealth IE 
22 Aug 2012 Tribals have right to live near wildlife sanctuaries: Supreme Court ET #tiger reserve
21 Aug 2012 
Tribal ministry sides with tourism lobby in tiger reserves case LiveMint #tiger reserve
21 Aug 2012 The hills are alive TH #WG #documentary நாளி (Naali-1 Naali-2 Naali-3 Naali-4 91590-33939)
21 Aug 2012 Raja writes to PM on tiger reserves Zeenews #policy
20 Aug 2012 Mendah Lekha model to combat Naxals-affected areas ET #policy
20 Aug 2012 
Govt contemplates separate law to protect ST rights DH #policy
20 Aug 2012 Forest babus block plan to give tribals bamboo rights TOI #implementation
19 Aug 2012 Tribals go hi-tech to claim forest land IE #Gujarat #implementation
19 Aug 2012 Revenue and forest SDOs directed to issue certificates on forest land rights TOI #implementation
17 Aug 2012 ‘SC move on buffers leading to illegalities‘ TOI #implementation
17 Aug 2012 Tribals rally for land rights in Ganjam TOI #Odisha
17 Aug 2012 Forest babus block plan to give tribals bamboo rights TOI
15 Aug 2012 Govt to move SC to protect rights of tribals HT #policy
15 Aug 2012 Welfare of minorities: New scheme for tribals on the anvil ET #policy
15 Aug 2012 
Will seek review of tiger order: Govt HT #policy
14 Aug 2012 Community forest rights for Gondia’s tribal villages Down To Earth #Maharashtra
14 Aug 2012 Big push for education in tribal areas: Kiran IBNlive #Andhra
14 Aug 2012 
Tiger tourism: Lobbies fight tooth and nail TOI. #tiger reserves. It began with a petition in the SC on whether tourism should be allowed in the core of tiger reserves in Madhya Pradesh
13 Aug 2016 Claims on forest lands to be disposed by September-end TOI #MP
11 Aug 2012 Amendment of Forest Rights Rules Orissa Diary #Odisha
10 Aug 2012 Forest cover up in TN, says FSI report TH #Tamil Nadu
9 Aug 2012 Forest rights movement bothers Naxals IE #Maharashtra
8 Aug 2012 Training of Trainers Programme on “Tribal Youth as Social Animators Odisha Diary #Odisha
6 Aug 2012 Special Commission to fix MSP for forest produce Zee News 
5 Aug 2012 Tribals demand right on forest land and produce TOI #UP (Manikpur, Chitrakoot district)
2 Aug 2012 Greenpeace seeks moratorium on forest clearances to save endangered species #Policy
2 Aug 2012 State snubs Centre on bamboo rights TOI #Odisha

30 Jul 2012 CPI(M) Campaign on Tribal Issues Evokes Tremendous Response People’s Democracy #Andhra
30 Jul 2012 National Advisory Council to have its way on strengthening the Forest Rights Act ET #Policy
27 Jul 2012 Forest rights Act to extend to Goa soon TOI #Goa
27 Jul 2012 Naveen rejects Centre`s accusation over tribal rights ZeeNews #Odisha #Implementation
26 Jul 2012 Community forest rights to be put on fast-track TOI #Maharashtra
24 Jul 2012 The apex court, in the Ajay Dubey vs. National Tiger Conservation Authority (special leave petition no(s).21339/2011) case, had issued a directive on July 24 asking state governments to notify the buffer areas within three weeks. TOI
20 Jul 2012 Tribals flay forest department officials DH #Karnataka
20 Jul 2012 Will tribals meet for their land? TOI #Goa
19 Jul 2012 About 2 lakh tribals of (Left wing extremism) LWE-affected areas yet to get land BS #Implementation
15 Jul 2012 How government is subverting Forest Rights Act downtoearth.org #Maharashtra
14 Jul 2012 Tribal Women Save Forest being Cut in the name of Eco-tourism indiaendangered.com #Odisha #Implementation
14 Jul 2012 States neglecting Forest Rights Act: Deo IE #Implementation #Andhra
14 Jul 2012 Tribal Act gets booster shot in South Goa TOI #Goa
13 Jul 2012 Tribal affairs ministry aims to break state control over tendu trade TOI #Policy
13 Jul 2012 Govt relax norms; lakhs of tribals can now claim forest land HT #Policy
13 Jul 2012 Rules to help tribals assert forest rights TT #Policy
12 Jul 2012 Revised FRA to come up before Parliament in monsoon session BS #Policy
11 Jul 2012 Fight for right to ‘podu’ cultivation, Brinda TH #Andhra Pradesh
10 Jul 2012 Formation of proposed Tiger Reserve justified ZeeNews TOI #Tamilnadu #Sathyamangalam
10 Jul 2012 ‘Urge government to take steps to implement forest dwellers Act’ TH #Karnataka #Implementation
10 Jul Tribals protest to scrap tiger reserve project TOI #Tamilnadu #Sathyamangalam
7 Jul 2012 Government’s efforts to ensure economic empowerment of the tribal gets a fillip ET #Maharashtra #GramSabha
7 Jul 2012 Minister assures tribals their rights would be protected TOI #Tamilnadu #Sathyamangalam
7 Jul 2012 Green warriors of Odisha DH #Odisha
5 Jul 2012 Forest Act: Centre raises concerns, tells states to act #Odisha
3 Jul 2012 Centre picks holes in Odisha CM’s champion of tribal rights credo  TOI #Odisha
1 Jul Centre wants ‘proper implementation’ of Tribal Act via PTI BL Centre asks states to adhere to laws for forest dwellers BS #Implementation 
1 Jul Chairman of Legislative Committee for SC/ST Welfare DH #Karnataka #Implementation
1 Jul 2012 Odisha snubs Centre take on bamboo rights for tribals TOI #Odisha

29 Jun 2012 Odisha asked to allow tribals to gather bamboo in forests BS Centre picks holes in Odisha CM’s champion of tribal rights credo TOI #Odisha24 Jun 2012 RTE Act violation in Sonitpur district alleged Assam Tribune #Assam
23 Jun 2012 Tribals seek State help over Forest Rights Act IE #TamilNadu
22 Jun 2012 Engage, don’t encroach TH PV Rajagopal ‘When asked why he was organising the Jansatyagrah despite being a member of the National Land Reforms Council, he said he has waited for too long. “The council was formed in 2007. I waited long enough before taking up the national march. I found that there is no political will. Whenever I talked to politicians, they said they are under tremendous pressure from above. Now, we need to build equal pressure from the ground,” he said.’ Ekta Parishad #Protest
22 Jun 2012 UP government announces sops for Tharu tribals TOI #UP
21 Jun 2012 Governor promises more interaction with tribal chiefs in state TOI #Jharkhand
20 Jun 2012 Jairam to CMs: include forest tribals in BPL list within 3 months TH
19 Jun 2012 Missing the forest for the trees IE #Maharashtra
15 Jun 2012 Forest title claims of more than 50% tribals, forest dwellers rejected Downtoearth
14 Jun 2012 Maharashtra tribal development minister provides overview of progress TOI #Maharashtra
12 Jun 2012 NGO seeks cancellation of laterite mining leases TH #Andhra Pradesh
12 Jun 2012 Group of Ministers for relaxing Forest Rights norms IE #Policy
12 Jun 2012 CSD Odisha, criticizes state’s Plan to use CAMPA fund Violating FRA Orissa Diary #Odisha
11 Jun 2012 Forum for Better Visakha (FBV) cries halt to laterite mining TH #Andhra 
10 Jun 2012‘Interests of tribal population need to be protected’ TH #Tamil Nadu
6 Jun 2012 Government faulted for not implementing Forest Rights Act
6 Jun 2012 Give the Saranda Development Plan a chance TH #Jairam Ramesh
5 Jun 2012 No roaring approval in tiger country TOI
4 Jun 2012 Gujarat Cong woos tribals ahead of Assembly polls zeenews.india.com #Gujarat
3 Jun 2012 Woman power: Tribals stall eco-tourism project in Odisha
2 Jun 2012 Tribal affairs minister V Kishore Chandra Deo writes to chief ministers ET #Implementation

31 May 2012 Pushed to a corner TH #Rajasthan
31 May 2012 Ministerial panel clears coal mining in Mahaan, Chhatrasal in Madhya Pradesh TOI #MP
30 May 2012 Tribal affairs minister V Kishore Chandra Deo writes to chief ministers suggesting actions for implementation of FRA IE #Implementation
29 May 2012 Brinda Karat demands Vittal Malekudiya’s release DNA
29 May 2012 Forest dwellers denied rights as law bristles with lacunae: Deo TH 
29 May 2012 Speed up forest law implementation: Centre to states IE 
29 May 2012 Brinda takes Vittala case to Chief Minister’s door TH #Karnataka
28 May 2012 Jairam Ramesh urges political parties to fight Maoists unitedly Orissa Diary #Odisha
28 May 2012 HC orders status quo on land claimed by tribals IE #Gujarat
28 May 2012 Govt to amend forest Act for tribal rights TOI 
26 May 2012 Tribal land is still getting alienated in the State, says SC-ST Commission TH
25 May 2012 A dismal third anniversary for UPA-2 rediff.com #Opinion
24 May 2012 Govt keen to set up GIDC estates in tribal areas IE #Gujarat
24 May 2012 Gond tribals in district await titles for land TOI #Maharashtra
24 May 2012 Lessons from the hostage crisis TH #Chhattisgarh #Menon
23 May 2012 UPA’s green delays hit growth TOI 
22 May 2012 Taungyas take out march, seek Forest Right Act’s implementation TOI #UP
21 May 2012 AP losing forest land to non-tribal encroachers ibnlive #Andhra Pradesh
21 May 2012 ‘People shouldn’t disturb animals’ TOI 
21 May 2012 Govt to set MSP Panel to fix assured price on forest produce ET #Implementation
20 May 2012 ‘Attempts to evict Malekudiyas is violation of Forest Tribal Rights Act ‘ Coastaldigest.com Mangalore: Vittala and Linganna being targeted: Karat #Karnataka
20 May 2012 HC orders status quo on land claimed by tribals IE #Gujarat
19 May 2012 Recommendations on of Forest Rights Act Tribal Affairs India
17 May 2012 NGOs fault Odisha Forest Department for burning the huts of poor Paudi Bhuinya community Orissa Diary Primitive Tribals of Odisha allege violation of rights by Forest Department hotnhitnews.com #Odisha
15 May 2012 Centre implementing Integrated Action Plan in 9 LWE affected states News Track India #Implementation
15 May 2012 Google Earth or BISAG maps? High Court to decide IE #Gujarat
15 May 2012 Of mines, minerals and tribal rights TH #Opinion
11 May 2012 MP govt wants to lease forest patches to private tour operators TOI #MP
10 May 2012 Workshop on Forest Rights Act mizoram.gov #Mizoram
10 May 2012 Odisha: Assertion of Community Rights Over Cashew Forest by the Tribals Orissa Diary #Odisha (Ganjam)
9 May 2012 Forest right a far cry’ The Telegraph #Implementation
9 May 2012 Forest Act blamed for shrinking green cover in Andhra Pradesh TOI #Andhra
9 May 2012 ‘Majority tribal claims over land false’ TOI #Gujarat 
9 May 2012 Centre asks Odisha to furnish report on Vedanta project Tehelka #Odisha #Vedanta
8 May 2012 No land titles for Uttarakhand forest dwellers HT #Uttarakhand
8 May 2012 19 Panchayat leaders meet ministers IBN Live #Tamil Nadu #Sathyamangalam
7 May 2012 Tribal villages oppose tiger reserve in Sathyamangalam TOI #Tamil Nadu
2 May 2013 Land Protecton Laws for Tribals #Blog
1 May 2012 ‘Injustice still being perpetuated by govts’ dna #Implementation

30 Apr 2012 Handing over the Ghats to the people dna #WGEEP
28 Apr 2012 Encroached: 10000 acres of Forest Land in and Around Bangalore daijiworld.com #Karnataka
27 Apr 2012 Gram sabhas now hold key to projects in forest lands TOI
27 Apr 2012 Land Protection Law for Tribals TOI
26 Apr 2012 Forest Act blamed for shrinking green cover in Andhra Pradesh TOI #Andhra Pradesh
25 Apr 2012 Centre, States depriving tribals of their due: Brinda TH
25 Apr 2012 State accepts tribals’ demand on title deeds, filling teachers’ posts The Asian Age #Tamil Nadu
22 Apr 2012 Bauxite mining should stop in Eastern Ghats Indiatoday.com #Andhra #Bauxite
22 Apr 2012 Green ministry backs villagers facing eviction in Tamil Nadu elephant corridor TOI #Tamil Nadu
20 Apr 2012 Friends of the forest TH #Jharkhand
19 Apr 2012 Centre ready to amend Forest Rights Act-Politics ET #Policy
14 Apr 2012 Kaani tribes’ wait for free house site continues TH #Kerala
14 Apr 2012 Free Vittala, demand Left organizations TOI #Karnataka
13 Apr 2012 Initiative giving tribals rights to sell bamboo a success moneycontrol.com #Maharashtra
10 Apr 2012 The Assam government’s eviction drive in Karimganj violates human rights Asian Human Rights Commission #Assam #Barak Human Rights Protection Committee (BHRPC)
9 Apr 2012 Where’s the liberated bamboo in Maharashtra dna #Maharashtra
8 Apr 2012 Where’s the liberated bamboo in Maharashtra kractivist.org
8 Apr 2012 Professionals to work with tribals TOI #Prime Minister’s Rural Development Fellows Programme (PMRDFP)
7 Apr 2012 Caught in a vortex, Malekudiyas of Kuthlur yearn for freedom TH #Karnataka
6 Apr 2012 CPI(M) to reach out to dispossessed tribals TH
4 Apr 2012 Ransom list for hostage MLA reminds of broken ‘promises’ TOI #Odisha
4 Apr 2012 Forest Officials Burn And Destroy 40 Huts Of Displaced Tribals #Chhattisgarh (Dantewada district)
4 Apr 2012 Implementation of the Forest Rights Act Inadequate Jansatyagraha Blog #Jharkhand (Gumla)
3 Apr 2012 Gujarat not tribal friendly? DNA #Gujarat
3 Apr 2012 Tribal haadi lacks basic facilities DH #Karnataka
2 Apr 2012 No roads, no educational, medical facilities TH #Tamil Nadu
 2 Apr 2012 Despite forest act, trees of Arunachal face the cut #Arunachal Pradesh
1 Apr 2012 NHRC moved in alleged land-grabbing case Assam

31 Mar 2012 Their Friend In A Powerful Place, Kishore Chandra Deo Outlook
31 Mar 2012 Question of rights of Tribals on forest land raised in Keonjhar Jansatyagrah 2012 Blog 
30 Mar 2012 Intensify Struggle for the Rights of Adivasi People! Peoples’ Democracy 
28 Mar 2012 A tribal haadi devoid of facilities at Siddapura DH #Karnataka
22 Mar 2012 Basic facilities yet to reach tribals in state TOI #Rajasthan
21 Mar 2012 People’s Parliament votes for farmers rights
18 Mar 2012 The new mafia Raj DH
12 Mar 2012 Eating in Amlashole twocircles.net #Odisha
10 Mar 2012 Empowering Tribal Women By Providing Backyard Poultry Operations  thelinkpaper.ca #UP
8 Mar 2012 Protesters demand the release of alleged Naxal sympathizers TOI #Karnataka
7 Mar 2012 Tiger trouble – balancing act gone awry Down To Earth
5 Mar 2012 Tribal families get land rights IBN Live #Odisha
4 Mar 2012 Govt’s attack against NGOs lopsided
3 Mar 2012 Tribals meet, cultural get-together on March 1 IBN Live #Kerala

29 Feb 2012 INDIA: A corpse of rights without justice at its soul human rights.asia
29 Feb 2012 Forest act to empower Ranchi villages Telegraph #Jharkhand
28 Feb 2012 MLA’s stay enthralls tribals 
27 Feb 2012 MLA to stay with tribals today DH #Karnataka
26 Feb 2012 CPI-M to launch stir for reserving jobs for Muslims Zee News
24 Feb 2012 Forest Rights Act & Orissa–A Rhetoric or Undoing Historical Injustice OrissaDiary 
22 Feb 2012 Tribals spot danger in tiger reserve plan TOI #Tamil Nadu
20 Feb 2012 The Ranthambhore story TH #Rajasthan
18 Feb 2012 Tiger reserve proposal: Tribals to move court TOI #Telengana (Adilabad)
17 Feb 2012 Steel plant bludgeons tribals in a brutal barter Tehelka #Odisha
17 Feb 2012 Be cautious while granting patta lands, Centre tells states DH
16 Feb 2012 Tribals continue to be robbed of land in Erode Down To Earth #Tamil Nadu
13 Feb 2012 Tribals pin high hopes on budget IBN Live
12 Feb 2012 5 lakh education loan for ST students: Deo DH #Karnataka
9 Feb 2012 Rahul charisma fails to work on tribals TOI 
9 Feb 2012 Tribals blow bugle for justice; Still a dark life for UP’s tribals TOI #UP
7 Feb 2012 Jayanthi Natarajan to reject projects flouting Forest Rights Act ET 
6 Feb 2012 Foresters to meet Jayanthi Natarajan with gripes against FRA TOI
4 Feb 2012 An intricate web TH #Andaman
4 Feb 2012 Government announces six forest-based projects in Naxal affected areas ET #Jharkhand #Chhattisgarh #Odisha #Madhya Pradesh #Andhra #Maharashtra.
2 Feb 2012 Fact Finding Report of CSD, Odisha on Village Durmusi, Thuamula Orissa Diary #Odisha
1 Feb 2012 Mr Jairam advocates no new mining lease in Saranda steel guru.com

31 Jan 2012 Soliga kids have a zinc shed for school DH #Karnataka
31 Jan 2012 Govt acts tough with tendu contractors TOI #Maharashtra #Implementation
30 Jan 2012 Sabar community to boycott polls TOI Odisha: Large Numbers of Tribals of Jajpur to boycott the rural poll Orissa Diary #Odisha (Kendrapara Dist, Jajpur)
29 Jan 2012 Problem with setting up camp in Saranda Telegraph #Jharkhand; Ramesh refused mining lease in Saranda area Daily Pioneer
27 Jan 2012 Ramesh proposes big role for gram sabhas in tribal land acquisition TH #Policy #gram sabha
24 Jan 2012 A curious case of a conservation law pitted against a conservationist The Weekend Reader #Rajasthan
19 Jan 2012 Naga bodies slam State Govt e-Pao.net KanglaOnline #Manipur 
19 Jan 2012 State shoots down WG authority idea DH #Karnataj=ka #WGEEP
15 Jan 2012 Lavasa Corp takes objection to plea filed by tribal Zee News #Maharashtra
14 Jan 2012 India orders crackdown on ‘human safaris’ in the Andaman Islands The Guardian #Andaman
14 Jan 2012 ‘Adivasi Organizations meet FM’ Peoples’ Democracy #Budget
12 Jan 2012 Brinda Karat meet Pranab Mukherjee, seeks measures for tribals in budget TOI #Policy
11 Jan 2012 Tribal development fund underutilized, says MP TOI #Karnataka
10 Jan 2012 Andaman’s Jarawa Tribes Treated as ‘Circus Ponies’  Intl Business Times Andamans tribals‘ semi-naked dance: Authorities promise action Manoramaonline #Andaman 
6 Jan 2012 ‘Struggles on Local Issues Needed to Break Stagnation’ Peoples’ Democracy #Opinion #Chhattisgarh
1 Jan 2012 Gundia power project will result in bio-diversity loss TH #Karnataka #WGEEP

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