Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicRoshni Act

Topic: Roshni Act

No coercive action against those challenging Roshni Act judgment — J&K tells Supreme Court

The top court had asked the J&K HC to decide the pleas seeking review of the verdict scrapping Roshni Act, which had conferred proprietary rights on the occupants of the state land.

SC asks J&K HC to decide on pleas seeking review of scrapping of Roshni Act on 21 December

The Jammu and Kashmir High Court declared the Roshni Act 'illegal, unconstitutional and unsustainable' and ordered a CBI probe into the allotment of land under the law on 9 October.

This is what triggered J&K U-turn on high court scrapping Roshni Act

J&K administration last week asked the HC to review its ruling that scrapped the Roshni Act, under which encroachments on state land were regularised.

UP must stop enforcement of ‘love jihad’ law. Criminalising such marriages is unacceptable

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J&K govt wants court to modify Roshni Act order, says can’t make common people suffer

Administration tells J&K High Court that a distinction must be made between common people and the influential ones who have benefited from the Roshni Act.

CBI books senior Congress leader in Roshni land Act case, former minister alleges witch hunt

Allegation against Congress leader Taj Mohiuddin is that he used the now-scrapped Roshni Act to illegally acquire land owned by forest dept in collusion with revenue dept officials.

ABP News on ‘vaccine tourism’ to US, Times Now on chargesheet against Umar Khalid

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Abdullahs not on Roshni lists, but named for ‘illegal occupation’ of other govt land in J&K

According to a list issued by Jammu divisional commissioner’s office, Farooq and Omar Abdullah are in possession of roughly one acre of govt land in Bahur village of Sunjwan region in Jammu.

Haseeb Drabu, NC, Congress leaders ‘gained’ from controversial Roshni land act — J&K govt

The J&K administration had last month cancelled all land transfers under the controversial Roshni Act following a high court order.

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GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

Defence

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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.