Wild Life Act Amendment Bill: Many species missing from schedules, House panel says in report

The parliamentary standing committee on science and technology, environment, forests and climate change presented its report on the project on Thursday, which was presented in Lok Sabha last December. The Standing Committee, chaired by Congress Rajya Sabha Member Jairam Ramesh, noted that certain species were excluded from various wildlife and plant lists proposed by the … Read more

Parliament passes Wildlife Bill: Questions remain over elephants and vermin

The Wildlife (Protection) Amendment Bill 2022, who was adopted by Rajya Sabha Thursday invited scrutiny on two major issues: the exemption granted to allow the transfer of elephants into captivity and the broad powers given to the Center to declare the species as vermin. Lok Sabha approved the bill in August. The giant enigma The … Read more