2016 Forests, Tribes, FRA

Developing stories

23 Apr 2016 Indian Forest Act and Democracy: Effect on the Traditional Tribal System Mainstream Weekly #Opinion
22 Apr 2016 Implement Forest Rights Act properly TH #TN
18 Apr 2016 Habitat rights for Mankidia tribe in the offing TH #Odisha
18 Apr 2016 Tribals have right to engage in agriculture DH #Karnataka
17 Apr 2016 Meet soon to resolve issues underForest Dwellers Act Mangalore NYOOZ #Karnataka
17 Apr 2016 Tribals to get pattas on forest land soon TH #Telangana
16 Apr 2016 Meet soon to resolve issues underForest Dwellers Act TH #Karnataka
15 Apr 2016 High-level meeting on ForestDwellers Act soon: Minister Anjaneya TH Karnataka
15 Apr 2016 AP, TS govts depriving girijans of their just rights Hans #Andhra # Telangana
15 Apr 2016 Kinnaur tribals resent delay in Forest Rights Actexecution The Tribune #Himachal
14 Apr 2016 India’s “environmentalism of convenience” threatens forest-dwellers’ rights Mongabay #Opinion
12 Apr 2016 Making tribal entrepreneurs Governance Now #Opinion #RR Prasad
12 Apr 2016 Vision document for tribal development released Udaipur Kiran #Rajasthan
12 Apr 2016 Tribal people seek pattas for forest land TH #Andhra
10 Apr 2016 Forgotten in Chhattisgarh’s gold rush, villages face uncertain future IE #Chhattisgarh
8 Apr 2016 Kaani tribals of Western Ghats may get pattas soon TH #TN (Tirunelveli)
7 Apr 2016 Making a hollow in the Forest Rights Act TH #Opinion
4 Apr 2016 Odisha tribals gear up to protest state’s move to mine Niyamgiri hills TOI #Odisha
1 Apr 2016 Track record of protection of tribal lands is not positive’ The Sangai Express #Opinion

29 Mar 2016 Women are India’s fiercest forest protectors WUNC #Odisha
29 Mar 2016 Tribal ryots seek right to cultivate on forest land TH #Telengana
29 Mar 2016 Modi model or RSS, a catch-22 situation for Fadnavis government over ‘Village Forest Rules’ ET #Maharashtra
25 Mar 2016 Governor Rule Became Hurdle in Implementation ofForest Right Act: Zulfikar KashmirLife #JK
23 Mar 2016 Tribals stage protest seeking rehabilitation TH #Karnataka
22 Mar 2016 Tribals present forest management plan TH #Odisha
20 Mar 2016 Agri can help contain biotic pressure on forests” TOI #Maharashtra
18 Mar 2016 With help from govt, Sangh Parivar wishes to consolidate its tribal support base BS #Politics
17 Mar 2016 Supreme Court Must Safeguard Tribal Rights Over Niyamgiri Hills in Odisha The Wire #Odisha
13 Mar 2016 Tribals to tie bamboo bands to assert rights TOI #Kerala
12 Mar 2016 Why is this government so insensitive to UTAA and the Balli call for rights? Herald #Goa
11 Mar 2016 Cong. protests ‘dilution’ of Forest Rights Act TH #Politics
9 Mar 2016 Maharashtra govt takes back control over tribal forests and trade in forest goods BS #Maharashtra
9 Mar 2016 Development challenges & Left extremism The Hans India
5 Mar 2016 Sundargarh Tribal organises protest rally for recognition of Forest Right Yugabda #Odisha
4 Mar 2016 Odisha Tribal protested demanding implementation of FRA in Sundargarh Orissadiary.com #Odisha
2 Mar 2016  Will they get title deeds before elections are announced? TH #TN
1 Mar 2016 Odisha says tribals had no power to reject Vedanta bauxite mining BS #Odisha

27 Feb 2016 Tribal people await title deeds for land TH #TN #Sathyamangalam
27 Feb 2016 Tribals in Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand live in worse conditions, says Xaxa Committee chairman Prameyanews7 Orissa Diary 
25 Feb 2016 Gujjars welcome Governor directive on re-rehabilition of nomadic tribes Scoop News #J&K
25 Feb 2016 MP: These tribals wish to be called ‘slaves’ in free India HT #MP (Betul) #Korku
24 Feb 2016 NHRC seeks report from Centre over deprivation of livelihood to tribals http://www.prameyanews7.com/en/feb2016/odisha/15939/
23 Feb 2016 Bastar, Chhattisgarh: India’s Mullaitivu In The Making? countercurrents.org #Chhattisgarh (Bastar) #SoniSori #mining
20 Feb 2016 Tribal Council demands Lok Sabha constituency TH #Politics
19 Feb 2016 NGOs unite to secure pattas for tribals Visakhapatnam NYOOOZ
18 Feb 2016 Chhattisgarh Govt Cancels Tribal Rights On Forest Land And Hands It Over To Adani scoop whoop.com NDTV #Chhattisgarh 
17 Feb Odisha moves Supreme Court, seeks fresh gram sabhas at Niyamgiri Business Standard #Odisha #Vedanta
16 Feb 2016 Chhattisgarh govt cancels tribal rights over forests to facilitiate coal mining Business Standard Burying the Law to Make Way for a Coal Mine The Wire Chhattisgarh Government Strips Forest Community of Land Rights The Quint #Chhattisgarh (Surguja District, Ghatbarra Village) #Coal #Prasa East and Kete Besan coal block #Adani [other happenings in Chhattisgarh The Wire]
16 Feb 2016 Forest law dilution: Rahul to hit streets in six states Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh and Jharkhand TOI
14 Feb 2016 Land entitlements for ST, forest dwellers in 3 months: Gogoi Guwahati NYOOOZ #Assam
12 Feb 2016 CM distributes land pattas to forest dwellers The Assam Tribune #Assam
11 Feb 2016 Ministers face protest at Keslapur darbar TH #Telengana
11 Feb 2016 Protest against Athirappilly project intensifies TH #Kerala
10 Feb 2016 SC ruling on forest land delivers justice to tribals TOI #TN
8 Jan 2016 Tribal communities in Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve looking forward to early grant of title deeds TH #TN
7 Feb 2016 Lata’s flyover and the tribal’s farm #abplive.in #blog
2 Feb 2016 CM assures abolition of VFR freepressjournal.in #Maharashtra #Village Forest Rules
2 Feb 2016 In Chhattisgarh, mining interests and tribal rights on a collision course scroll.in #Chhattisgarh #mining

30 Jan 2016 Newest arrow in Rahul’s quiver: FRA TOI 
29 Jan 2016 Congress alleges bid to dilute Forest Rights Act webindia123 #politics #policy #JairamRamesh #NDTV
28 Jan 2016 The real constitution doesn’t work in tribal areas: Vidhya Das #Odisha #Agragamee
27 Jan 2016 Mumbai Musings Trying to slip in “Village Forest Rules (VFR)” #Maharashtra #Bharat Jan Andolan
26 Jan 2016 How Fadnavis Is Emulating His Role Model, Modi NDTV #Maharashtra #Politics #MSAiyar
25 Jan 2016 Where people live among the dead TH #Kerala
24 Jan 2016 Both fronts ignored tribal people: BJP TH #Kerala
24 Jan 2016 Gujarat tribals turn bamboo plantation owners TOI #blog #SAIyer #Gujarat
21 Jan 2016 Diluting Forest Rights Act Not in Interest of Adivasis TOI ET #Policy/politics 
20 Jan 2016 Granting Habitat Rights a positive step towards recognisingTribal ownership of natural resources TwoCircles.net #MP #Baiga 
19 Jan 2016 Tribals put up huts in forest, demand 5 acres TOI TH #Kerala (Palakkad)
15 Jan 2016 Idukki collector promises action to untangle land distribution EnglishManorama #Kerala
15 Jan 2016 Tribal people want their right to collect minor forest produce be ensured TH #Tamilnadu (Salem, Dharmapuri)
12 Jan 2016 Flaws in FRA Implementation Fail to Undo Historic Injustice Kochi NYOOOZ #Kerala 
11 Jan 2016 FRA is being diluted. What does that mean for millions depending on forests? Catch News #Policy
9 Jan 2016 Mission Bhageeratha brings forest lands in focus TH #Telengana
8 Jan 2016 MP to use satellite images to verify tribals’ forest land claim HT #MP (Betul)
6 Jan 2016 Tribal affairs ministry relents over Forest Rights Act BS #Maharashtra #Forest Dept rights 
3 Jan 2016 State moving at a snail’s pace to improve lot of tribals TH #Karnataka
2 Jan 2016 Trans Harbour Link gets the green signal IE #Maharashtra====

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