Friday, 1 July, 2022
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Topic: land

J&K Chief Secy asks for review of ‘change of land use’ process, new guidelines by 25 December

Chief Secretary A.K. Mehta has tasked revenue department and board of revenue with the comprehensive evaluation of the process, and the formulation of detailed guidelines.

After 1857 rebellion, Delhi properties of ‘disloyal’ Indians were confiscated

In ‘The (Un)governable City’, Raghav Kishore writes about the transformation of Delhi into a cantonment in the aftermath of the Great Rebellion of 1857.

Anyone in India can now buy land in Jammu and Kashmir, but conditions apply

J&K political parties have called the central government’s notification unacceptable, saying it will hit 'poorer small land-holding' farmers in the union territory.

BJP & AAP know regularising Delhi colonies is smart policy, but it’s an incomplete plan

Seven in 10 Delhi residents live in informal settlements. And both the BJP and the AAP have promised regularisation of colonies ahead of the assembly election.

Asked Gujral, Kalyan Singh. Finally Sonia got women equal rights to agri land: Ex-IAS officer 

Former PM IK Gujral was shocked when I told him about plan to make women landowners. Being a Punjab MP, he didn't want to annoy the patriarchal Jats.

Modi & his top ministers are risk-averse, invest their money in gold, FDs and land

An analysis of ministers’ declarations shows most of them don’t invest in equities and mutual funds, except Amit Shah and Piyush Goyal.

J&K BJP wants checks on buying land in state, says it can’t be open to just anyone

State BJP leaders say they have already conveyed to the central leadership that they want land laws on domicile basis to protect the rights of locals.

100 mn hectares going to waste, govt to bring land & water schemes together to fix problem

India to host Conference of Parties to UN Convention to Combat Desertification in September where issues such as land degradation, drought will be discussed.

Modi’s economic advisor red-flags ‘illegal temple’ in elite IAS officers’ colony in Delhi

Seeking action, EAC-PM member Ratan Watal has said in his letter to Modi govt that the temple is sitting on state land worth Rs 20-30 crore.

On Camera

YourTurn

Power, party, dignity, father’s legacy — what all Uddhav Thackeray is losing in Maharashtra

The BJP’s move to place Eknath Shinde in the CM’s chair eclipses political veteran Sharad Pawar as the kingmaker of Maharashtra. The party has paid NCP chief back in his own coin.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

National Security Adviser Ajit Doval | File photo: ANI

At 1st Maritime Security Group meet, NSA chief Doval stresses on coordination among stakeholders

Meeting chaired by Vice Admiral (retd) G. Ashok Kumar, India’s 1st national maritime security coordinator. ‘Crucial policy issues’ such as ‘blue economy initiative’ also discussed.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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