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Tree Felling
India  /  Published 01.07.20

HC axe on tree felling in Gangtok

High Court of Sikkim has barred the state government from felling any more trees to facilitate the execution of the Gangtok Smart City Project and sought details on the 121 trees that had already been...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok

North East  /  Published 26.05.20

Felling threat to sanctuary

Felling of trees and earth cutting are continuing unabated at Dehing Patkai wildlife sanctuary at Tinsukia in Upper Assam district, sources said. The sources said timber smugglers are cutting hollong ...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

Calcutta  /  Published 24.05.20

Bhaskar has no time for intruder at home

Bhaskar Pal has lost count of the fallen trees he has hacked and removed over the past four days. But there’s one pesky tree he hasn’t found the time to attend to.It’s the small tree that has bu...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.05.20

Villagers arrested for felling trees in Ghatshila

A man was booked on Sunday for felling of trees in Ghatshila forest range area.This is the second arrest from the same forest range for felling trees in the past one week. Tree-felling by the villager...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 09.04.20

Poplar trees in Kashmir face axe

Tens of thousands of poplars are poised to face the axe in Kashmir, thanks to a government order to lop or fell them that cites pollen-related infections in the wake of the “spread of Covid-19”.Wh...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.04.20

Lockdown hits trees in Dalma

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By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 07.03.20

Timber mafia loot Purulia forests

The district is losing much of its green cover to the timber mafia with state government officials pleading helplessness in the absence of adequate manpower to stop the carnage.The felling of trees ha...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Purulia

West Bengal  /  Published 22.02.20

Tree felling at ground linked to chief minister Mamata Banerjee meet

Seventeen full-grown trees have been felled at a ground owned by the state agricultural department in Buniadpur in South Dinajpur allegedly to make space for a proposed public meeting by chief ministe...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

India  /  Published 18.02.20

Supreme Court steps in to curb felling of trees

The Supreme Court on Tuesday indicated that it would lay down guidelines with the help of experts to minimise the need for felling trees to carry out public projects, seeking to strike a balance betwe...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.11.19

Uddhav stays Aarey car shed work

Newly-elected Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday said that he has stopped the Aarey metro car shed project till a decision is taken on it.'I have ordered to stop the work of Aarey m...
By The Telegraph in Mumbai


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