Friday, 25 November, 2022
TopicForest Rights Act

Topic: Forest Rights Act

Eight states tell Supreme Court they wrongly rejected claims of tribals over forest land

Rajasthan, Tripura, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh, Goa, Bengal, Assam & Maharashtra have filed affidavits, admitting their fault in rejecting claims on forest land.

Forest Rights Act is quite clear on genuine forest dwellers, but states are letting it down

India cannot save her forests, but for the active involvement of the forest dwelling scheduled tribes.

Challenge for Maharashtra collectors: Fulfil promises to farmers, get good appraisals

To keep its word to ‘kisan long march’ farmers, the Devendra Fadnavis govt has made settling claims under Forest Rights Act part of collectors’ KRAs.

On Camera

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War to climate change—tech diplomacy can tackle global challenges. India must lead from front

The geopolitical landscape is more hostile than ever, which means technology has a vital role to play in ensuring cross-border data flows.
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How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.

Defence

File photo of French Defence Minister Sebastien Lecornu | Twitter/@SebLecornu

French Defence Minister Sebastien Lecornu set for India visit, to board INS Vikrant on 27 Nov

Lecornu's visit comes at a time when France is offering more Rafale jets to IAF at a reduced cost and higher indigenous content besides the naval version of the aircraft.

G-20(24): How ‘Vishwaguru’ can get new strategic space & Modi another stage in pre-election year

Modi has been balancing India’s interests, playing US & Russia and keeping China off his back. You can trust him to exploit this year-long opening to India’s benefit. And to his own.