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'Forest Land' - 30 Video Result(s)

'Forest Land' - 29 News Result(s)

  • Prakash Javadekar Launches E-Payment Gateway For Land Diversion Payments

    Prakash Javadekar Launches E-Payment Gateway For Land Diversion Payments

    The government today launched an e-payment gateway to receive payments for diversion of forest land from project proponents to speed up transactions and make them "more transparent".

  • Environment Ministry Proposes Scheme for Developing City Forests

    Environment Ministry Proposes Scheme for Developing City Forests

    The Environment Ministry has proposed to come out with a scheme with an aim to develop at least one city forest on forest land in cities having municipal corporations, Lok Sabha was informed today.

  • Felling of Pine Trees in Jammu and Kashmir, Minister Admits to Big Nexus Between Forest Mafia and Officials

    Felling of Pine Trees in Jammu and Kashmir, Minister Admits to Big Nexus Between Forest Mafia and Officials

    Felling of trees is rampant in Jammu and Kashmir, where timber smugglers and forest officials are party to illegal timber trade. Almost 13, 000 hectares of forest land is reportedly under illegal occupation in the state.

  • Odisha Asks Posco to Pay Land Premium Soon

    Odisha Asks Posco to Pay Land Premium Soon

    The Odisha government on Saturday asked South Korean steel major Posco to make outstanding payment of about Rs 50 crore towards land premium and Rs 18 crore towards net present value for forest land diversion.

  • Opposition Misleading People on Issue of Tribal, Forest Land: PM Modi

    Opposition Misleading People on Issue of Tribal, Forest Land: PM Modi

    Amid a raging debate on the controversial land bill, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today accused opposition parties of misleading people on the issue of tribal and forest land saying such a campaign will hurt the interests of the country.

  • Thousands of Trees Being Chopped for Highway Without Clearance, Say Activists

    Thousands of Trees Being Chopped for Highway Without Clearance, Say Activists

    On National Highway 7, right in the middle of a lush, green forest near Maharashtra's Pench Tiger Reserve, is a stretch of land used by a quarter of the country's tiger population to move between the forests of central and southern India. This thickly-wooded corridor -- the only one connecting all the forests -- might soon be bereft of green cover,...

  • Relief to Slum Dwellers Would Embolden Encroachers, Delhi Government Tells High Court

    Relief to Slum Dwellers Would Embolden Encroachers, Delhi Government Tells High Court

    The Delhi High Court was told today that granting relief to slum-dwellers of Rangpuri Pahadi here, who are facing eviction, would embolden the encroachers and will adversely affect efforts of the forest department to protect the Ridge land.

  • Truth vs Hype: Bypassing Green Checks By Nominating 'Compliant' Members?

    Truth vs Hype: Bypassing Green Checks By Nominating 'Compliant' Members?

    The Forest Advisory Committee (FAC), the central body in charge of reviewing all industrial and infrastructure projects diverting forest land, has since May not rejected a single proposal, clearing even those rejected by the previous government.

  • JSW Steel Falls 4% on Reports of CBI Probe

    JSW Steel Falls 4% on Reports of CBI Probe

    The CBI has reportedly initiated an enquiry against unknown officials of JSW Steel for alleged irregularities in obtaining environment clearances to acquire forest land in the state of Jharkhand.

  • JSPL Slumps 6% on Reports of CBI Probe

    JSPL Slumps 6% on Reports of CBI Probe

    Reports suggest that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday has registered a preliminary enquiry against the company and some unidentified officials in the ministry of environment and forest in connection with diversion of forest land for mining between 2007 to 2013.

  • Forest Panel May Take Up Jindal Steel Proposal This Week

    Forest Panel May Take Up Jindal Steel Proposal This Week

    The proposal for diversion of forest land for Jindal Steel and Power Ltd's (JSPL) coal mining project in Jharkhand may come up for discussion in a high-level panel meeting likely this week.

  • SAIL gets forest clearance to start Rs 4,700 crore Gua mine project

    SAIL gets forest clearance to start Rs 4,700 crore Gua mine project

    SAIL had approached the Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) to secure forest clearance for diversion of 635.986 hectares of forest land in Durgaiburu lease of Gua iron ore mines located in Saranda forest area of Jharkhand.

  • Muzaffarnagar's refugee camps being used to grab forest land?

    Muzaffarnagar's refugee camps being used to grab forest land?

    In Barnavi refugee camp in Shamli district, home to nearly 300 families who fled the Muzaffarnagar riots, they tell us the camp was settled on wheat fields owned by the village pradhan.

  • CCI may consider land compensation exemption for RPower plant on January 2: report

    CCI may consider land compensation exemption for RPower plant on January 2: report

    The Cabinet Committee on Investment (CCI) may decide on Thursday, January 2 whether Reliance Power's ultra-mega power project in Tilaiya, Jharkhand should be exempted from providing non-forest land to compensate for the loss of forest land to be acquired for the project, according to sources.

  • Investment committee to take up Rs 35,000 cr stalled power projects: report

    Investment committee to take up Rs 35,000 cr stalled power projects: report

    The CCI may decide whether private power producer Reliance Power's 4,000 MW ultra mega power project (UMPP) at Tilaiya in Jharkhand should be spared from the responsibility of providing non-forest land to compensate for the loss of forest land to be acquired for the project.

  • Power plants like Lanco, DVC yet to sign FSA with Coal India: report

    Power plants like Lanco, DVC yet to sign FSA with Coal India: report

    In the case of DVC, the milestones related to land acquisition, forest clearance and equity investment are not fulfilled, the source added.

  • Jharkhand awaits Centre decision on PSU status for RPower plant

    Jharkhand awaits Centre decision on PSU status for RPower plant

    Projects by state-run companies are exempted from providing compensation in cases where forest land is diverted.

  • Young volunteers trying to recover the Valley's green treasure

    Young volunteers trying to recover the Valley's green treasure

    Kashmir's vast forest cover has virtually vanished - chopped down by smugglers, or cleared by land mafias in pursuit of the real estate goldmine that the Valley had become. The massive vandalisation is the collateral damage of a violent conflict.

  • J&K minister Taj Mohiuddin in trouble over land grab allegations

    J&K minister Taj Mohiuddin in trouble over land grab allegations

    Senior Congress leader and Jammu and Kashmir minister Taj Mohiuddin is facing serious allegations of encroaching forest land in south Kashmir. Although he has denied the allegations, documents from the forest department with NDTV indict the minister for illegally occupying forest land.

  • Haryana ex-bureaucrat slams government over DLF project, environmentalists demand probe

    Haryana ex-bureaucrat slams government over DLF project, environmentalists demand probe

    After senior IAS officer Ashok Khemka alleged that he was being victimised by the Haryana government for probing dubious land deals involving businessman Robert Vadra, a former bureaucrat too is crying foul. RP Balwan, a former Indian Forest Service (IFS) officer, says that he was persecuted by the state government for trying to protect the forests...

  • Land burning in Southeast Asia kills nearly 15,000 in El Nino years

    Forest and land fires in Southeast Asia kill an additional 15,000 people annually when the El Nino weather phenomenon grips the region, scientists have estimated. The deaths are caused by higher particle pollution and higher local levels of ozone, both of which are stressors for the lungs and heart, they said.

  • Karnataka to develop sandalwood orchards on 10,000 acre land

    Karnataka Government would develop "Siri Chandana Vana" (sandalwood orchards) on 10,000 acres of land in the state, Forest Minister C P Yogeeshwara said on Friday.

  • FIR against Forests Minister Yogeshwara

    An FIR has been filed against Karnataka Forests Minister CP Yogeshwara on a complaint by Nandi Engineering Limited (NEL) that he allegedly cheated the firm of Rs 2 crore in lieu of promising to give land for construction of Bangalore Mysore Infrastructure Corridor Project.

  • Supreme Court stays probe against SM Krishna

    Supreme Court stays probe against SM Krishna

    The Supreme Court today stayed the lokayukta police probe against External Affairs Minister SM Krishna. Mr Krishna had challenged the registration of an FIR by the Karnataka Lokayukta (ombudsman) police on allegations that he had illegally de-reserved forest blocks for mining when he was chief minister 1999-2004.

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