Forest Rights Act
Tribals of Madhya Pradesh Waiting For Ownership Papers of Their Land
Tribals who have been living and cultivating the land for 40+ years are still waiting for their land rights.
Awaz Ho Buland: Nationwide Home Demolitions During Pandemic Times Is A Violation of Human Rights
Demolitions across 22 states have rendered more than 54,000 people homeless.
Tribals from Madhya Pradesh Forcefully Evicted
54 families, who have been living in forests for generations, were forcefully removed overnight.
Chhattisgarh Tribals Denied Land Lease Citing Lack of Papers
A new law by the Chhattisgarh government threatens to rob more than 60 tribal families of the right to their land.
Adivasi Community Denied Forest Rights in the Name of Tiger Conservation
As the government works to keep tiger reserves free from all human activity, Adivasi communities living in reserve precincts struggle to survive.
Fined, Threatened, Intimidated for Claiming their Rights
18 families in a Madhya Pradesh village are struggling to formalise the ownership of the land on which they live and cultivate, under the Forest Rights Act.
Adivasi Community in Odisha Stakes Claim to Forest Land, Wins
The Forest Rights Act entitles Adivasi and forest-dwelling communities to both individual and community land ownership, but the process, mostly, is a long-winding one.
Kol Adivasis’ Decade Long Battle for Land Rights
The Kol community, a Scheduled Tribe in most states, has had little in the name of land rights or even human rights and dignity. But not one to step back, they see some hope in the Forest Rights Act of 2006 even after 10 years of running back and forth...