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`Decision on Kasturirangan panel report will not be in haste`

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 16:38

The Centre will consult all the stakeholders concerned before taking any decision on the Kasturirangan Committee report, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said here on Sunday.

Decision on Gadgil, Kasturirangan panels on June 4: Prakash Javadekar

Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 18:29

Union Environment Ministry will take decision on reports prepared by the Madhav Gadgil and Kasturirangan panels on the Western Ghat at a meeting in New Delhi on June 4, the new Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said today.

Jharkhand urges Centre to be flexible on development projects

Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 23:13

Jharkhand on Monday urged the Centre to be flexible in its conditions to put the state`s development on the fast track, considering it topography.

Karnataka accepts Kasturirangan report to stop mining, but not quarrying, sand mining

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 00:31

Karnataka said it has accepted the Kasturirangan committee report on the Western Ghats to stop mining but said it would not stop quarrying and sand mining in the ecologically sensitive area.

Centre exempts 3,000 sq km fragile land in Kerala from ESA

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 22:36

Environment Ministry has decided to exempt over 3,000 sq km environmentally fragile land in Kerala`s Western Ghats region from the category of Ecologically Sensitive Areas (ESAs) demarcated by a high-level central government panel.

Environment Ministry clears Kerala demand on Western Ghats

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 21:14

The centre has accepted the Kerala government`s recommendations to keep agricultural land, plantations, and habitations out of the ecologically sensitive areas (ESAs) identified by an expert committee on the conservation of the Western Ghats.

Kerala rules out compromise on Western Ghats report

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 04, 2014, 19:14

With the Kasturirangan report on Western Ghats conservation becoming a poll issue in the state, the Congress-led UDF government today demanded that the state`s suggestions for changes in the report should be accepted by the Centre.

Western Ghats: LDF strike hits normal life in upland districts

Last Updated: Saturday, March 01, 2014, 18:26

A day-long strike called by CPI(M)-led LDF in upland Idukki and Wayanad districts of Kerala against implementation of Kasturirangan report on Western Ghats conservation hit normal life on Saturday.

Two Kerala districts shut down over Kasturirangan report

Last Updated: Saturday, March 01, 2014, 15:33

The hilly districts of Idukki and Wayanad in Kerala are observing a dawn-to-dusk shutdown on Saturday called by the CPI-M led Left Democratic Front to press for the withdrawal of G Kasturirangan committee`s recommendations.

Kerala toughens stand against Kasturirangan report

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 18:23

With apprehensions over the Kasturirangan report on Western Ghats conservation turning into a hot political issue ahead of Lok Sabha polls in Kerala, Congress-led UDF Government will be taking a strong stand against implementation of the report in its present form at the meeting of states concerned in Delhi tomorrow.

Chandy to discuss Kasturirangan report with Moily

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 20:20

Asserting that farmers` rights would be protected, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Thursday said he would leave for Delhi tomorrow to discuss the Kasturirangan report on Western Ghats conservation with Environment Minister Veerappa Moily.

Kasturirangan report heats up Kerala Assembly

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 07, 2014, 18:02

The G Kasturirangan committee report is likely to create a flap during the current assembly session as 13 legislators walked out and sat on a day-long fast in front of the Assembly Tuesday.