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The field in which Gond tribals were allegedly massacred by their Gujjar pradhan on 17 July in Ubha village, Sonbhadra district. | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Story of UP’s Sonbhadra which saw a massacre in July: Distance, poverty & a resource curse

ThePrint spent time to bring you this deep-dive into such an out-of-sight, out-of-mind-zone.
AICC General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra visits BHU Trauma Centre to check on the victims of the firing over a land dispute in Sonbhadra | ANI Photo

Sonbhadra massacre: Priyanka Gandhi detained on her way to meet victims of UP shootout

At least 10 people were killed Thursday in a shootout that ensued after a row over a land dispute in Sonbhadra, Uttar Pradesh.
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Ayodhya mediation unlikely to make any headway, says litigant, moves Supreme Court

Gopal Singh Visharad, first litigant in Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute case, says suggestions made during mediations political in nature.
Modi addressing from podium

India has to attack causes of land litigation. Modi’s Ease of Doing Business depends on it

If policies are based on insufficient evidence, this may lead to wastage of India’s already low state capacity.
Land in New Delhi. (Representational Image) | Photo: Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Indian courts clogged with land disputes because laws keep conflicting each other

Impartial and efficient management of land is necessary not just for India’s economic development, but also for its political and social stability.
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Time for India to do away with agricultural land ceiling laws

1960s-era provisions that allow a state to take over 66 per cent of farmers’ land for a project should not have any place in India’s rule book today.
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Supreme Court to hear Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case on 26 February

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi along with other members will hear the land dispute of Ayodhya that is to be partitioned in three parties.

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The Apple Inc. logo is displayed at one of the company's stores in Hong Kong | Anthony Kwan/Bloomberg

Why nothing can challenge the power of Apple, Amazon and Google

EU wants to make sure other companies are allowed to compete with these incumbents but American antitrust law focuses on the interests of the consumer.
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These are the sweeping changes Amazon India is making for its first Prime Day since Covid

This time, thousands of Amazon employees will coordinate the sale from their homes, and packers, sorters and deliverymen will follow stringent hygiene protocols.

Defence

An army convoy moving towards the Zojilla pass, in Drass, Ladakh on 28 May 2020 | Representational image | ANI

India’s quest for armed drones gets a boost as US looks to ramp up arms sales

India is now looking at acquiring 6 armed drones from the US instead of the planned mix of 30 armed and non-armed drones. It is also in talks with Israel.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi govt’s NEP is out of touch with reality, Indian voters want English-medium education

State leaders with their ear to the ground, like Nitish, Mamata and Yogi, have shown that the push for native language education is not what voters want.