Indian Forest Act 1927
Opinion  /  Published 14.10.21

Fading green: Forest Act amendment

India’s forests, with all their local variation and ecosystems, cannot be managed using singular, Central legislation...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 08.01.20

Lessons from the wilderness

Forest Rights Act helps nurture the traditional bond between communities and nature...
By C.R. Bijoy

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.11.19

JMM’s code-violation slur on BJP

The JMM alleged that the BJP is even taking credit for the Supreme Court’s judgment on the Ram temple...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.11.19

‘Controversial draft not my doing’

Prakash Javadekar said that the maximum number of forest land leases were granted to the state’s tribal residents...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi

India  /  Published 15.11.19

Poll-eve retreat on forest law

Controversial draft amendments to the Indian Forest Act were withdrawn ahead of the Jharkhand Assembly elections...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 07.08.19

The proprietorial mindset towards forest rights

The future of India’s forests and tribal communities will remain bleak unless the spirit of decentralization is honoured...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 10.07.19

Brinda Karat aims ‘British’ gun at proposed forest law

She demanded the withdrawal of the proposed amendments to the Indian Forest Act, 1927, billing the changes as repressive...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 25.03.19

Our unscientific and hostile forest policy

Until we focus on that, our forest policy will remain unscientific and hostile to both forest dwellers and researchers...
By The Editorial Board


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