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Despite orders, issuance of eviction notices to forest land encroachers stopped in Karnataka

June 24, 2022 8:42 am

The order copy, accessed by, reads that the officials were directed not to issue notices to the applicants of FRA till the inspection process is completed.

Mumbai: Not much has changed at SGNP 25 years after HC ordered removal of encroachment

May 07, 2022 7:54 am

The Sanjay Gandhi National Park is spread over 103 sq km and extends from Thane to Borivali on the east-west side, and Goregaon to Dahisar on the north-south side. These slums are largely on the park’s periphery.

Clear encroachments in Okhla Industrial Area within 2 weeks: Delhi HC to South MCD

May 05, 2022 6:43 pm

The court passed the order after the counsel representing the SDMC told the court that a joint survey of the area was undertaken and about 100 properties, including temporary ones, have been identified in the area and they need to be removed.

Jahangirpuri violence: Get bulldozers, says Delhi BJP chief; MCD seeks police help for ‘drive’

April 20, 2022 7:14 am

The Assistant Commissioner, Civil Lines Zone of North MCD, in the letter, has requested 400 police personnel, “including lady police/outer force for maintaining law and order during the encroachment removal action on April 20 and 21”.

Chalk out plan to remove illegal encroachments from Okhla Industrial area: HC

March 24, 2022 6:40 pm

On February 23, the court had initiated a public interest litigation on the alleged illegal constructions and encroachment of public land in the Okhla Industrial area and issued notice to the Lieutenant-Governor, Commissioner of Police, SDMC and DSIIDC. 

Karnataka to tweak land-grab law ‘to help farmers’, conservationists cry foul

March 09, 2022 8:37 pm

As former chief ministers Siddaramaiah of the Congress and BS Yediyurappa of the BJP joined the chorus against the forest department, a senior official questioned the need for having a forest department in the state.

Delays in surveys behind rising encroachments, say officials of Karnataka forest dept

February 11, 2022 8:44 pm

Former principal chief conservator of forest (head of forest force), BK Singh said that any survey ordered by any authority is disputed by the aggrieved parties, if the result of survey goes against them.

Bengaluru civic body issues notices to 15 residents near Singapura lake over encroachment

August 25, 2021 7:56 am

Janata Dal (Secular) MLA R Manjunath has, however, taken up the cause of the residents and has called for a fresh joint survey to be carried out by the BBMP and Revenue Department to ascertain the legal position on the land.

Should Hindi be imposed in the country? Language experts debate

September 14, 2020 9:10 am

'If a government insisted absolutely, it could get away with anything. Then why not the imposition of Hindi? No government ever dared'

Chandigarh MC likely to take action from January 2, many start removing encroachments on their own

January 01, 2019 9:47 am

The Punjab and Haryana High Court had rapped the Chandigarh Administration and MC for failing to remove encroachments in front of houses in the name of greenery.