Saturday, 21 May, 2022
TopicLand laws

Topic: land laws

Dream of buying land in Uttarakhand’s hills? State to bring in Himachal-like law against it

Uttarakhand is looking to bring a new, tougher law that could prohibit non-domiciles from buying land in the state's hill areas.

‘Want to develop Lakshadweep like Maldives’ — Administrator Praful Patel defends draft land law

Lakshadweep officials said public outcry that the administration will grab people’s land under new regulations and undertake rampant commercial development is 'ill-founded'.

CBI registers 3 cases in J&K for ‘land grab’, senior IAS officer among others under scanner

The senior IAS officer, now a secretary at the Centre, and another officer in the electricity department of Jammu and Kashmir are under the scanner for criminal conspiracy.

Gupkar Alliance rejects govt claim that farm land won’t be transferred to people outside UT

PAGD rejects the statement of official spokesman on 26 October MHA order as a bizarre attempt to distort facts, weave lies and mislead people, the 7-party alliance said.

Protection under new land orders same as Himachal and Uttarakhand laws, J&K govt says

Rohit Kansal, Principal Secretary (Information), said the new laws are modern and progressive even while affording adequate protection against alienation of land to outsiders.

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Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
File photo of chief economic advisor V. Anantha Nageswaran | Photo: Twitter | @FinMinIndia

Stock market turmoil, crypto craze proof of human ‘fear, greed’ says chief economic advisor

Speaking at India Ideas Conclave, organised by think tank India Foundation in Bengaluru, V. Anantha Nageswaran, also said India was now in position to deliver domestically-driven growth'.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.