Saturday, 26 November, 2022
TopicLand reforms

Topic: Land reforms

eSign can do to land markets what demat did to equity if centre and state come together

Land markets are more challenging than equity markets, especially because substantive reforms mostly lie in the domain of states.

‘Nitish & Modi Nagar in every Bihar town’ — BJP minister’s promise for landless housing

Low-cost housing for landless under PM Awas Yojana will come up in every town, Bihar land revenue minister Ram Surat Rai said Thursday. Opposition lambasted it as empty promise.

Why direct payment to Punjab farmers needs tenancy reforms to be smooth & successful

In order to claim payments for procured foodgrains, Modi govt wants farmers to present proof that they have authority to cultivate the plot on which the crop was grown.

Indian farmers are given band-aid and ad hoc solutions, they need more robust reforms

The term 'vote bank' is often used in two very different ways. In the first sense, it refers to a large majority, united by...

Modi govt’s J&K land laws finally bring the emotional connect, missing since Article 370

All the unemployed political leaders of J&K who are shedding crocodile tears for the small and marginal farmers should explain what they did in the past 70-odd years for them.

Why Kerala is planning to allow its famed plantations to grow exotic fruits

Lockdown, falling rubber prices & a reeling plantation sector have all forced the LDF govt to have a relook at land laws, considered sacrosanct in the state. 

India isn’t ready yet for foreign companies that want to quit China

India's fascination with the 'Ease of Doing Business' rankings hasn't served it well. Vietnam ranked below India but has attracted more foreign investment.

Gujarat’s Dalits & tribals are getting back land they have so far owned only on paper

B.R. Ambedkar’s vision of annihilation of caste and building inter-caste harmony can be achieved only by giving Dalits and tribal people what belongs to them.

Only govt land to be used for development projects, L-G assures fearful Kashmiris

Officials say L-G Murmu’s order will ensure faster, cheaper development, and reassure people of J&K that their land won't be acquired by govt unless they wish to sell it.

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.

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War to climate change—tech diplomacy can tackle global challenges. India must lead from front

The geopolitical landscape is more hostile than ever, which means technology has a vital role to play in ensuring cross-border data flows.
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How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.

Defence

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French Defence Minister Sebastien Lecornu set for India visit, to board INS Vikrant on 27 Nov

Lecornu's visit comes at a time when France is offering more Rafale jets to IAF at a reduced cost and higher indigenous content besides the naval version of the aircraft.

G-20(24): How ‘Vishwaguru’ can get new strategic space & Modi another stage in pre-election year

Modi has been balancing India’s interests, playing US & Russia and keeping China off his back. You can trust him to exploit this year-long opening to India’s benefit. And to his own.