“Look at the extent — 2,280 km of encroachment. That’s the whole distance from Delhi to Kanyakumari,” said Justice Madan B Lokur.
While the forest department in the city started constructing a boundary wall almost a decade ago, it has only been able to construct the wall for a area of 44 km till now.
The committee which has been constituted under the chairmanship of CHB secretary would further review the consultant’s report and recommend where all need-based changes needs to be permitted
As many as 180 hutments were demolished during the drive, which included several houses, commercial structures and two temples.
Twenty-six years after Sanatan Mahakud, then an alleged small-time local don, illegally encroached on five acres of reserve forest land, the bulldozers moved in to flatten the compound walls around it on Friday.
Adviser to Administrator Vijay Dev visited the mandi Tuesday, where he learnt that there were no specific agencies to remove encroachments from the mandi.
Former CM allegedly helped the Dardas regularise land that was ‘encroached’ upon in Yavatmal.
The wakf land is meant for charitable work.
A lot of commodities being sold at the shops lie outside, leaving very less space to walk.
Generations of families living in village since Independence; civic body is now to pull down ‘encroachments’, but drive cancelled on Tuesday.
The Allahabad High Court on Monday asked the district administration of Varanasi to provide police force to the Varanasi Development Authority (VDA) for carrying out the demolition of unauthorised constructions within 200 metres of the banks of river Ganga.
More than 20,000 acres of forest land has been encroached upon in various parts of the state,with farmers having ploughed the land for more than three decades in some cases,said Punjab Forest Minister Surjit Kumar Jayani on Tuesday.
Angry over the encroachment of 100-year-old haat (local market place) allegedly by Trinamool Congress workers at Pakhwahat,under Bamangola police station in Malda,hundreds of businessmen set fire to a party office and brought down several structures in the area on Tuesday.
Kashmiri pandits will lobby for shrines trust bill,in a bid to safeguard them from encroachment.
After taking several measures against illegal vending in areas under its jurisdiction,the New Delhi Municipal Council has managed to remove 26,866 temporary encroachments by hawkers/squatters.