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Why Ban Only Sedition Law?

There are laws that are as out of time and place today as the Rowlatt Act was a century ago, explains Aakar Patel. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com The Supreme Court has put a stay on the......

Char Dham Highway: 'Damage will be irreversible'

'From environmental impact assessment to forest clearances, this has turned out to be an unscientific road-widening project with catastrophic consequences.' IMAGE: The mountain side being blasted......

Bhupender Yadav: Minister To Watch Out For

As a politician, Yadav is amiable and a consensus-maker, not hamstrung by dogma. IMAGE: Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Bhupender Yadav speaking at the Middle East Green......

'Ken Betwa interlinking is in violation of all laws'

'It is also being done in violation of our Forest Tribal Act because it will involve the eviction of the tribals living in these forests.' IMAGE: Kindly note the image has been posted only for......

Group of scientists seeks President's intervention to withdraw proposed LDAR

The proposed Lakshadweep Development Authority Regulation of 2021 is highly problematic and will work against existing legal provisions that safeguard the resilience of Lakshadweep's ecology,......

Tribal eviction: 'SC order a setback for conservation in India'

Calling the Supreme Court order ‘unjust’ to the tribals as well as against the interest of wildlife conservation in India scientists have demanded cancellation of SC order. More than......

Unique 'punishment' for 2G accused

High court orders Swan Telecom’s promoter Shahid Balwa, the director of Kusegaon Fruits and Vegetables, Rajeev Agarwal, and three firms, namely Dynamic Realty, DB Realty, and Nihar......

How NOT to celebrate Environment Day

Growing and harvesting trees for productive and economic uses are once again dead in the water, says Sunita Narain. On this World Environment Day, let’s understand how we are not going......

Draft promises changes in forest and wildlife laws but nothing official about it, yet

The proposed changes, as per the draft, could continue some of the existing conflict between wildlife protection regulations with the implementation of Forest Rights Act, 2006, which gives rights......

Forest land: As India Inc cheers, rude shock awaits the tribals

As per revised rules every four tribals is likely to be displaced or affected by projects, as their habitations were rich in natural resources Image: Dongria Kondh tribe from the sacred Niyamgiri......

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