Recent judgement and Forest Rights Act, 2006
Part of: GS-II- Forest Right Act – Tribal Rights (PT-MAINS-PERSONALITY TEST)
Recently Supreme Court asked states to free tracts of forest land in possession of people whose claims have been rejected under the Forest Rights Act (FRA), 2006. The judgement has triggered protests from forest rights groups, who contended that wildlife conservation cannot overcome natural justice goals.
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Stop press: On blanket gag order against the media
The interim order of the Andhra Pradesh High Court imposing a ban on the mainstream media and social media from mentioning anything in relation to an FIR filed by the police against a former Advocate General of the State and others.
In recent years, there have been quite a few instances of interim injunctions against all media houses obtained by the petitioner solely to prevent any news reporting about them. Such orders by th