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Aug 21, 2019
Population of insect-eating bird drops heavily in extracted Himalayan oak forestsForest dept and van panchayats should work together to find solutions to save both- dwellers and birds.
Mar 13, 2019
SC order on evicting forest dwellers: Protecting indigenous communities’ rights is key in fight against climate changeSeveral tribal communities in India protect forests, based on their self-perception of these areas being under their custodianship. Community-led movements across the country make it clear that lawmakers, bureaucrats or governments are not the ones who are saving forests.
Mar 13, 2019
Odisha's tribals who gather and sell minor forest produce left at the mercy of dysfunctional market with no govt supportThe Odisha government has plenty of funds to implement the Forest Rights Act to benefit tribals, so it can't blame a low budget for the poor enforcement of the law.
Mar 05, 2019
Bharat bandh today as tribal, Dalit groups protest against SC's 13 Feb eviction order, demand ordinance to protect rightsTribal and Dalit rights organisations have called for bharat bandh on Tuesday protesting against the 13 February Supreme Court order, which had directed at least 21 states to evict traditional forest and tribal dwellers whose claims over the forest land have been rejected by authorities.
Mar 04, 2019
Tribal groups to go ahead with Bharat bandh today despite SC stay on order directing eviction of 'illegal' forest-dwellersTribal outfits across states like Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat, West Bengal, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, and north-east have called for a peaceful bandh.
Feb 23, 2019
Issue of evicting tribals and forest dwellers should be seen 'compassionately', says forest minister Harsh VardhanUnion Minister Harsh Vardhan, however, did not elaborate on his statement saying the issue of evicting tribals should be seen compassionately, saying he had not read the 13 February judgement and came to know about it only through the media.
Feb 22, 2019
SC orders eviction of tribals whose claims to forest land have been rejected; 10 lakh families across 16 states affectedThe Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the eviction of around 10 lakh families of forest-dwelling tribal communities in at least 16 states