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Javadekar defends cutting of trees for PM's rally

Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday defended cutting of trees for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's poll rally, saying such a thing was done earlier too, but more trees were......

Activist seeks probe into axing of Aarey trees at night

Hours after the Supreme Court restrained authorities from cutting anymore trees in Aarey Colony in Mumbai, an activist demanded that the Metro project chief be held responsible for the move to axe......

The case that led to Chidambaram's downfall

IMAGE: CBI officials bring Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram to produce him at the CBI court in connection with the INX Media money laundering case, in New Delhi, on......

Flood situation grim in Maha, Kerala; 15 dead

The flood situation remained grim in Maharashtra, Kerala and Tamil Nadu as torrential rains, gusty winds and landslips left a trail of destruction, with reports of 15 deaths on Thursday. IMAGE:......

Picking up the pieces after death and destruction

More than two weeks after a wall collapsed in suburban Mumbai, killing 30 people and injuring more than 100, Rediff.com's Prasanna D Zore and Hitesh Harisinghani visit the area to find out how the......

Piyush Goyal bats for team India

'When all the states compete among themselves to try and achieve aspirational goals and bold targets, that's when truly the potential of India will be unleashed,' asserts Union Minister Piyush......

In a first, forest departments will be given LPG dealerships

Govt looks to take cooking gas to tiger reserves, Naxal-hit areas The government is taking its liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) distribution to tiger reserves in order to meet its goal of providing......

Govt sets up 11-member panel to revamp forest law

The panel has not been given a detailed mandate, but the first meeting of the panel suggests it has considered revamping the forest governance regime in the country, says Nitin Sethi. The Union......

Odisha: Of unkept promises and chasing big-ticket investments

A large chunk of the Rs 8.8 lakh crore  of investments the Patnaik government had attracted is in uncertain territory, says Dillip Satapathy. The ninth of a 10-part series looks at the......

Now, govt to use MNREGA for rescue of cows

Environment and Forest Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday said the Centre was mulling a scheme to provide farmers free fodder to dissuade them from selling cows that have stopped producing......
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Javadekar defends cutting of trees for PM's rally

Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday defended cutting of trees for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's poll rally, saying such a... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/javadekar-defends-cutting-of-trees-for-pms-rally/20191016.htm
Centre directs Maharashtra forest department to safeguard Aarey leopard habitat

The official who sent the note to the forest department and other officials of the environment ministry were not immediately available for comment... ...

https://www.hindustantimes.com/mumbai-news/save-leopard-habitat-in-aarey-ministry-tells-state-govt-refers-to-area-as-forest/story-MuRNWCqMTYGV7iupHeYugJ.html
Activist seeks probe into axing of Aarey trees at night

Hours after the Supreme Court restrained authorities from cutting anymore trees in Aarey Colony in Mumbai, an activist demanded that the Metro... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/activist-seeks-probe-into-axing-of-aarey-trees-at-night/20191007.htm
Maharashtra close to achieving 33 crore plantation target

Even as the state government is just 22 lakh short of achieving 33 crore plantation target under the ‘Greening Maharashtra’ drive, many... ...

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nagpur/state-close-to-achieving-33-crore-plantation-target/articleshow/71284381.cms
3 held with 2 crocodile hatchlings in Mumbai

Three persons were held by the Maharashtra Forest department for allegedly smuggling two crocodile hatchlings in the northern suburb of Borivali,... ...

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/3-held-with-2-crocodile-hatchlings-in-mumbais-borivali/articleshow/71169941.cms

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