Tuesday, 5 July, 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.

On Camera

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(L-R) Joe Biden, Xi Jinping, and Narendra Modi | ThePrint

India has interests on both sides of US-China divide. Cold War holds clues for path ahead

India’s strategic balance is weighted towards the West and its economic balance is towards China. But it needs more to build a multipolar world order.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

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

Army puts out tender for 30k ‘night sights’ so its US-made assault rifles can aim better in dark

While an open tender has been issued for procurement of the optical instruments, Bengaluru-based firm Tonbo Imaging, whose services the Army has previously used, is a frontrunner.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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