Thursday, 18 August, 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.

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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.

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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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Bihar Chief minister Nitish Kumar with Deputy CM Tejaswi Yadav | ANI File Photo

Operation Lantern fails to light up in Bihar. And BJP in search of a Brahmin face in UP

The no-fuss change of government in Bihar, without horse-trading or MLAs in resorts, has prompted a coalition partner to request the CM to make arrangements for a trip to a hill station.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

IAF Su-30 MKI aircraft | Twitter | @DefencePRO_Guj

Russian defence industry team to visit India soon for talks on upgrading IAF’s Sukhoi fleet

Upgrades would include more better radar & integration of electronic warfare abilities. Russia also hopeful of inking deal with India to supply 12 more Su-30 MKIs and 21 MiG-29s.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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