The purpose of this report is to bring out certain key lacunae in the existing legislation and policy and suggest legal, moral and policy alternatives regarding displacement due to large projects in India. Central to the land-acquisition law reforms is the problem of a lack of political will which has prevented the 2007 Bill from being passed in both the houses of the Parliament. Towards the end, Author has attempted to highlight this political issue and the lacunae that exist even in the amended bill.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2010India
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsJuly, 2013India
Chiefly an agricultural society, India has a strong linkage between land and social status of an individual. Nearly 70 % of its population dependent on land, either as farmers or farm laborers and it is imperative to address the issues of land ensuring livelihood, dignity and food security to millions of Indians. Land reform was a major policy initiative in the country in 1950s and early 1960s.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsSeptember, 2016India
The handbook does not specifically list judicial and court related remedies to any of these problems. In case the problem does not get resolved through the administrative route, clients and community practitioners have the option of accessing avenues such as the National Green Tribunal (NGT) and Courts which are accessed through lawyers. In such instances, the evidence collected, complaints filed and other documentation could form an important basis and support for any legal intervention.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksNovember, 2008India
Land is the centre of most conflicts in Northeast India because of its importance in the life of the people of the region, particularly its tribal communities. It is also the resource most under attack, in the tribal areas in particular.
This book contains studies papers conducted by a group of researchers on land alienation in different states of the Northeast in 2005-2006.
The book attempt to understand the processes that result in tribal land alienation and the consequent conflicts in the region.
Library ResourceLegislation & PoliciesDecember, 1948India
This Act may be called the [Maharashtra Tenancy and Agricultural Lands Act].
(2) It extends to the [ Bombay area of the State of Maharashtra ].
This act describes the legal definition of the land and the context related to land. This act also highlights the rights and laws related to land in Maharashtra, India.
This act has been ammended several times as per the need of the hour in sucessive years.
Library ResourceLegislation & PoliciesMarch, 1962India
Report presents the Act of 1961 and its ammendemnets in the sucessive years.
The Bill has been prepared with a view to introducing a common law relating to tenancy and other allied matters throughout the new State of Mysore in replacement of the following Acts which are in force in the several areas:—
1. The Bombay Tenancy and Agricultural Lands Act, 1948, as in force in the Bombay Area;
2. The Hyderabad Tenancy and Agricultural Lands Act, 1950, as in force in the Hyderabad Area;
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