Forest conservation, wildlife protection and the “Biased Scholar”

Suhas Kumar The other day, I was invited to a function in Bhopal where the world famous scholar Prof Madhav Gadgil was addressing a gathering comprising of retired and serving government servants, local NGOs, citizens concerned about ecology and a cross-section of others. He was explaining how the ecological issues have emerged overtime in the… Read More Forest conservation, wildlife protection and the “Biased Scholar”

Huge Rs. 4.50 billion tree plantation scam in Madhya Pradesh

Newsroom24x7 Network Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Forest Minister Umang Singhar on Friday, 11 October 2019, disclosed that his department has detected a huge Rs. 4.5 billion tree plantation scam linked to the announcement by the former Chief Minister Shivraraj Singh to plant 50 million trees in the Narmada basin and its implementation by the forest and… Read More Huge Rs. 4.50 billion tree plantation scam in Madhya Pradesh

MP Forest Minister’s pointer raises issue of constitutional propriety

Newsroom24x7 Network Bhopal: The ruling Congress party in Madhya Pradesh and Chief Minister Kamal Nath owe an explanation to the people after State Forest Minister Umang Singhar has openly said that former Chief Minister Digvijay Singh is running the State Government from “behind the curtain”. What the Forest Minister has stated amounts to raising the… Read More MP Forest Minister’s pointer raises issue of constitutional propriety