Human-Elephant Conflict: Victim’s Family Receives Compensation in 20 Days
Community Correspondent helps a victim’s family from tea gardens of Bhatkawa, West Bengal to get compensation, who was attacked by an elephant.
Human Elephant Conflict on the Rise while Families Await Compensation
The Dooars are known to be human animal conflict zones; infrastructure development, illegal mining and land fragmentation are only adding to the problem.
Bihar’s Double Whammy of Floods and Droughts
Owing to climate change and erratic rain cycles, farmers in Bihar’s West Champaran are reeling from the loss of crops to floods and droughts, and from the hefty debt that they are now entrapped in.
Village Community Paves Way for Forest Conservation
In parts of Maharashtra, Adivasi communities, aided by NGOs, are coming together to reclaim their community forest rights. Here's one such success story.
700-year-old traditional Holi of Adivasis of Maharasthra
The peace and tranquility of the villages on the foothills Satpura hill ranges in Maharashtra had taken a back seat for the past 15 days, as the atmosphere was charged with singing and dancing. Members of the Bhil tribe of the Satpura Hill regions from Maharashtra, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh...
Court issues interim stay order on golf course
While this interim stay has brought much needed relief to the residents of Tiracol, the Court’s additional ruling allows Leading Hotels Ltd. to build two model villas in an area of little over 700 square metres, with a clear specification that “the nature of the land was not to be...
Mindless deforestation in name of development
Thousands of trees all over Jharkhand, many of them century-old, have been cut for road widening and infrastructure development projects of the State’s administration. Many more trees face the same fate. The citizens, including some organisations, have objected on the mindless destruction of trees, to pave way for roads in...