Sunday, 27 November, 2022
TopicProperty rights

Topic: property rights

In Jaipur palace, a ‘royal’ hopes to end years-old family feud as Rs 15,000-cr dispute is settled

Maharaj Devraj Singh says he wants to ‘live peacefully’ with estranged cousins, but Jaipur family feud has deep roots — and loose ends. ThePrint gets to the bottom of the issue.

Woman’s right to property cannot be waived based on mere consent affidavit, says Gujarat HC

The court allowed a plea filed by a woman from Bhavnagar district, challenging the decision of authorities to exclude her name from the revenue records based on a consent affidavit.

Indian states taking ownership of land records digitisation, up to govt to expand it now: Study

The government of India can profitably look at the N-LRSI experience as an instrument to secure improvement in the domain of land records and services.

Modi govt plans to make Aadhaar or PAN a must for property registration

Govt is likely to bring in the Registration (Amendment) bill in the next Parliament session to make Aadhaar or PAN mandatory, a move it hopes will check benami property transactions.

Indian elites holding back wealth tied in slums. And here’s what Modi govt can do

Elites view encroachers as disruptors of property rights system, and oppose regularisation. But that’s what India needs to free up capital held in slums.

Missing capital: India’s trillions-dollar wealth is chained in slums. Time to unlock it

The slums and shanties represent a huge drain on our wealth for what really requires nothing more than a clear-headed policy towards urban property.

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A general view of the opening ceremony of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 17, 2022. Mast Irham/Pool via REUTERS

G20 presidency is India’s chance to fix power imbalances in artificial intelligence adoption

Without considering AI challenges across the world, equitably reaping its benefits will remain inadequate, leading to a more unequal and divisive future.
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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

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.