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Kasturirangan report not a law, says Janardhan Poojary

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 12:35

The recommendations of the Kasturirangan report on conservation of Western Ghats had not become a law and people need not unnecessarily worry about it, Congress candidate for Dakshina Kannada Lok Sabha constituency Janardhan Poojary has said.

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.

Environment Ministry clears Kerala demand on Western Ghats

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 15:56

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.

Environment ministry accepts Kerala government`s demands

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 00:38

The union environment ministry Tuesday accepted the Kerala government-appointed expert committee`s recommendation.

Centre acceds to Kerala`s plea to keep agricultural land out of ESA

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 04, 2014, 23:28

Acceding to Kerala government`s demand, the Centre today decided to keep agricultural land, plantations and habitations out of Ecologically Senstive Areas (ESAs) identified by a committee.

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.

Parrikar takes dig at MoEF over Western Ghats report

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 20:43

Targeting the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests, the Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said that "people sitting in Delhi" did not know "the ground reality".

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.