A- A A+
Last Updated : Nov 18 2019 11:07PM     Screen Reader Access
News Highlights
Rajya Sabha holds historic 250th Session            Govt to intensify crackdown on those violating anti-pollution norms            Roadmap for transformation of healthcare system unveiled by NITI Aayog            Rajnath Singh calls upon international community to eliminate terrorist safe havens            Shreyasi Singh crowned National Champion in Women's Trap           

National News

Feb 28, 2019
9:22PM

SC stays its Feb 13 order directing eviction of forest dwellers

FILE PIC: DD News
The Supreme Court today stayed its February 13 order directing 21 states to evict 11.8 lakh illegal forest dwellers whose claims over the land have been rejected by the authorities. A bench comprising Justices Arun Mishra and Naveen Sinha directed the state governments to file affidavit giving details about the process adopted in rejecting the claims. The apex court posted the matter for further hearing on 10th July. 

The top court had yesterday agreed to hear the Centre's plea seeking withholding of its 13th February order asking 21 states to evict nearly 11.8 lakh forest dwellers whose claims were rejected.

The Centre had rushed to the top court for modification of the order saying the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 was a beneficial legislation and should be construed liberally to help extremely poor and illiterate people who are not well informed of their rights and procedure under the law.


Live Twitter Feed

Listen News

Morning News 18 (Nov) Midday News 18 (Nov) News at Nine 18 (Nov) Hourly 18 (Nov) (2300hrs)
समाचार प्रभात 18 (Nov) दोपहर समाचार 18 (Nov) समाचार संध्या 18 (Nov) प्रति घंटा समाचार 18 (Nov) (2305hrs)
Khabarnama (Mor) 18 (Nov) Khabrein(Day) 18 (Nov) Khabrein(Eve) 18 (Nov)
Aaj Savere 18 (Nov) Parikrama 18 (Nov)

Listen Programs

Market Mantra 18 (Nov) Samayki 18 (Nov) Sports Scan 18 (Nov) Spotlight/News Analysis 18 (Nov) Samachar Darshan 17 (Nov) Radio Newsreel 18 (Nov)
    Public Speak

    Country wide 7 (Nov) Surkhiyon Mein 7 (Nov) Charcha Ka Vishai Ha 13 (Nov) Vaad-Samvaad 29 (Oct) Money Talk 29 (Oct) Current Affairs 15 (Nov)