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Disclaimer TNT does not necessarily share the views expressed, or vouch for the accuracy of facts represented, in these news reports and articles. Home | Reports | Related Articles | Resources | Gallery | Feedback | Contact | About Ministry U-turn: No relocation without consent | Feb 14, 2011 Four days after the environment ministry’s bid to undercut the Forest Rights Act, minister Jairam Ramesh has intervened and said no forest dwellers will be relocated without “consent of gram sabhas and the affected persons”… Read more ‘India’s mineral wealth obtained by violating tribal rights’ | Feb 7, 2011 The ministries of environment and coal may still be bickering about ‘go’ and ‘no- go’ areas for mining , but an International Labour Organisation report claims that more than half the country’s mineral wealth is obtained by violating the rights of tribals… Read more In the News : 2011