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Why PM Modi's five-day US trip may be a near complete waste of time

Sep 23, 2014

Why PM Modi's five-day US trip may be a near complete waste of time

Does it make sense for Narendra Modi to disappear for five days to the US when his party is facing two crucial elections and many of the reforms depend on the BJP winning these elections? #Barack Obama #Narendra Modi #diplomacy #Forest Rights Act #Food Security Act #RTE #Indo-US ties #Modi's US visit #Jan Dhan Yojana #Land Act
The Forest Rights Act needs to go Tribals aren't part of a tiger reserve

Sep 12, 2014

The Forest Rights Act needs to go Tribals aren't part of a tiger reserve

The Forest Rights Act is a needless piece of misguided legislation intended to protect tribals, but it actually retards development and investment in the states that need them the most #Development #InMyOpinion #Vedanta #Forest Rights Act #Land acquisition #Modi government #Forest Rights act (2006) #Tribal Right #ST population
Full U-turn Modi govt may scrap required tribal nod to use forest land

Sep 09, 2014

Full U-turn Modi govt may scrap required tribal nod to use forest land

Various ministries are debating means to ensure that the approval for the use forest land for industrial purposes be cleared directly by the Centre. #Business #India #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Industrial Growth #Environmental clearance #Tribal Affairs Ministry #Forest Rights act (2006)
Bamboo processing unit to come up in Naxal-hit Gadchiroli

Feb 11, 2014

Bamboo processing unit to come up in Naxal-hit Gadchiroli

The Maharashtra government has given its approval for a first-of-its-kind bamboo processing unit to be set up in Naxal-hit Gadchiroli district at an estimated cost of Rs 19.40 crore. #India #NewsTracker #Forest Rights Act #Gadchiroli #Lekha Mendha Village #Green Bamboo Technology
Centre not sincere about implementing FRA Brinda Karat

Aug 12, 2013

Centre not sincere about implementing FRA Brinda Karat

Karat also said that there were about 32 lakh applications submitted by the tribals for forest rights but half of them were rejected by the government. #WhoSaidWhat #Forest Rights Act #Brinda Karat

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What about our own racism towards tribals?

Nov 13, 2011

What about our own racism towards tribals?

As India became 'administered' forests were cut down to establish plantations, canals were constructed and agriculture was brought to arid areas. Did this land management benefit all equally? #ConnectTheDots #Maoists #Conservation #Forest Rights Act #tribal rights