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NGT notice to Govt, others for plea to demolish Asaram`s Ashram

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 18:33

The National Green Tribunal issued notices to the Centre, Delhi government, police chief and Asaram Bapu`s trust on a petition seeking direction to demolish an alleged illegal `ashram` constructed by the self-styled godman in the ridge area.

Arunchal to have own Forest Act

Last Updated: Monday, October 08, 2012, 16:29

Arunachal Pradesh which follows the Assam Forest Regulation Act (AFRA), 1891, will enact its own Forest Act to protect virgin forests and flora and fauna in the state.

Naxals want Forest Act scrapped

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 29, 2012, 10:29

Naxals have launched a campaign against the Mendha Lekha model which allows tribals to exercise rights to harvest bamboo.

Assam to get strict against forest exploiters

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 18, 2012, 22:12

The Assam government has decided to go all out to protect the forest wealth of the state, a state minister said.

Govt to amend Forest Act to end tribals` harassment

Last Updated: Monday, January 03, 2011, 18:19

The amendment is aimed at ending harassment of tribals by forest officials, Jairam Ramesh said.

UP gets its first revenue village under Forest Act

Last Updated: Friday, April 16, 2010, 18:14

Rechristened as Gokulpur, Dafedaar Gaudi village in Uttar Pradesh`s Behraich district has became the first tribal village in the state to be converted into a revenue village under the Forest Rights Act.

Gujarat ranks 13th in implementation of Forest Land Rights Act

Last Updated: Friday, March 26, 2010, 00:37

Gujarat government ranks 13th in the implementation of Forest Land Rights (FLR) Act in the country, state government said during discussion on budget for the Tribal Development Department in the Assembly today.