tree felling

Auroville Foundation restrained from felling trees to lay road

Auroville public relations office refused to comment on the NGT order stating that it’s a judicial matter.

published on : 11th December 2021

Odisha MP seeks ban on use of wood in private buildings

The BJD member urged in his petition that those who use wooden materials in buildings should be punished by disconnection of electricity supply along with heavy fines.

published on : 30th November 2021

Cost of convenience: Over 300 trees to be uprooted for road widening in Hyderabad

As the works progress at a brisk pace, the workers said that the trees would be removed once the boundary wall is raised.

published on : 29th November 2021

Documents show water resources dept knew of controversial tree-felling order

Contrary to the claims made by Water Resources Minister Roshy Augustine, documents show that water resources department knew about the decision.

published on : 12th November 2021

Dam issue: Kerala government cancels tree-felling order

The Kerala government was under attack from the opposition Congress-led UDF in the State Assembly for its controversial order granting permission to cut the trees.

published on : 10th November 2021

Mullaperiyar dam: Kerala freezes order allowing TN to fell trees 

Saseendran blames Wildlife Conservator for issuing orders allowing the trees to be cut. 

published on : 7th November 2021

Tree-felling case accused got bail with govt help: Greens council

The court granted bail on the grounds that the prosecution has not filed chargesheet in the case even after 60 days.  

published on : 2nd October 2021

Muttil tree felling case: Suspended forest officers reinstated

Two forest officers, who were suspended in connection with the Muttil tree felling case, have been reinstated into service by the Forest Department. 

published on : 1st October 2021

Kerala tree felling case: HC junks bail plea, says value of destroyed assets yet to be assessed

The court issued the order while dismissing the bail plea of Anto Augustin, Josekutty Augustin, Roji Augustin and Vineesh of Wayanad accused in the case related to cutting and removing trees illegally

published on : 28th September 2021

Tree felling: Vigilance raids 71 village offices

It checked information on possession certificates given to land holders, whether applications mentioned tree species to be felled

published on : 11th September 2021

Muttil tree felling case: ED records forest officer’s statement

The case pertains to illegal felling of trees from assigned land at Muttil in Wayanad.

published on : 31st August 2021

Pinarayi protecting tainted forest officials in Muttil tree felling case, alleges Satheesan

The Opposition leader also blamed the LDF government for being a 'scarecrow' in combating the COVID-19 pandemic

published on : 25th August 2021

Report indicts forest officer for colluding with tree-felling case accused

However, the forest department’s action against Sajan, Deputy Conservator of Forests (DCF), Kozhikode (Social Forestry), was limited to transferring him to Kollam. 

published on : 24th August 2021

Day after Kerala HC rap, five held for tree felling

A Day after the High Court came down heavily on the state government for not arresting anyone in the multi-crore Muttil tree-felling case, the police nabbed five persons on Wednesday.

published on : 29th July 2021

Kerala govt opposes CBI probe into illegal tree felling cases

Police have registered a total of 10 cases at various stations. The SIT is probing all cases under the direct supervision of Additional Director General of Police, Crime Branch.

published on : 24th July 2021
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