Maharashtra polls: Yavatmal's Adivasi farmers 'prepared to fight' as govt's promise to fix land rights issue falls flat
Around 30,000 farmers from various parts of the state, including Yavatmal in Vidarbha, covered a distance of 180 kilometres from Nashik to Mumbai on foot, with the aim to gherao the Legislative Assembly building and press their demand for the full implementation of FRA, and also of the loan waiver the government had promised in 2017
Rahul Gandhi asks Chhattisgarh CM to file review petition against SC order on eviction of tribals from forestlands
Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday told Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel to file a review petition against a Supreme Court order asking states to ensure eviction of tribals and forest dwellers whose claims for the forest land have been rejected.
Maharashtra farmers' protest: Devendra Fadnavis' land titles promise on shaky ground owing to state's poor track record
Devendra Fadnavis' promise to Adivasi farmers is not a certainty as Maharashtra rejects nearly two-thirds of all claims of tribal ownership of forest land.
Maharashtra farmers' march: Implementing collective forest rights more important than individual claims to land
The big takeaway from the Adivasi protests is that implementing collective forest rights is of greater importance and priority than individual human rights.
The national capital can turn into a desert if the green cover and forest land fall prey to illegal construction and encroachment, the Delhi High Court has observed
Tripura government has cleared the proposal for denotifying a 12.4 km stretch of land inside Trishna Wildlife Sanctuary, removing a major obstacle for railway extension work in the state.
The new ruling will open up hundreds of acres of private forest land in suburban Mumbai for development, paving the way for more than 100 real estate projects. Moreover, it will also bring relief to more than 5.5 lakh residents whose properties were listed as encroachments.