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Dharmendra Pradhan urges his cabinet colleagues to look in to the death of 19 children in

Jul 27, 2016

Dharmendra Pradhan urges his cabinet colleagues to look in to the death of 19 children in

Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has urged three of his Union cabinet colleagues to send a fact-finding team to ascertain the factors that have led to the death of 19 children in a village in Odisha's Jajpur district. #NewsTracker #Forest Rights Act #MNREGA #Maneka Gandhi #Dharmendra Pradhan #ICDS #National Food Security Act #Jual Oram #J P Nadda
Rahul Gandhi will launch campaign on importance of Forest Rights Act: Jairam Ramesh

Jul 24, 2016

Rahul Gandhi will launch campaign on importance of Forest Rights Act: Jairam Ramesh

Rahul Gandhi will launch a nationwide campaign next month to highlight the significance of proper implementation of Forest Rights Act. #Politics #India #Congress #Environment #Jairam Ramesh #Rahul Gandhi #TheySaidIt #Forest Rights Act
Adani group benefited from Narendra Modi govt's 'largesse': Jairam Ramesh

Jul 12, 2016

Adani group benefited from Narendra Modi govt's 'largesse': Jairam Ramesh

The charge was denied by the Adani group, saying the mine was allocated during United Progressive Alliance regime #UPA #Jairam Ramesh #Forest Rights Act #Adani Group #NDA #tribal rights #Narendra Modi government
In a first, Himachal villagers get a say in hydel power projects

May 08, 2016

In a first, Himachal villagers get a say in hydel power projects

It’s a big victory for some 1,200 people of Lippa village in Kinnaur district in Himachal Pradesh. After a seven-year struggle, the villagers have become the first grass-root people in the hill state to get empowered under Gram Sabha (village body of locals) to decide whether a hydel power project would be set up in their area or not. #ConnectTheDots #Himachal Pradesh #MoEF #Forest Rights Act #National Green Tribunal #Kinnaur #Spiti Valley #Hydel Projects #Gram Sabha #NGT #FRA #Ministry of Environment and Forest #Lippa
MGNREGA workdays to be increased in drought-affected areas

Jun 17, 2015

MGNREGA workdays to be increased in drought-affected areas

Battling opposition charge of pursuing "anti-poor" policies, the NDA government has decided to increase the number of workdays under MGNREGA from 100 days to 150 days in drought-hit areas. #India #UPA #Congress #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Forest Rights Act #MGNREGA
Greenpeace activist offloaded: How did the IB issue a look-out circular?

Jan 15, 2015

Greenpeace activist offloaded: How did the IB issue a look-out circular?

What compelled the government to get the Greenpeace campaigner Priya Pillai ‘offloaded’ at the New Delhi airport from a London-bound flight on January 11? #ConnectTheDots #Intelligence Bureau #Forest Rights Act #Delhi government #Greenpeace #Modi government #Priya Pillai #Foreign NGOs
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
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