Saturday, Dec 03, 2022



Encroachment on Bannerghatta elephant corridor: Whistleblower says ex-tehsildar’s letter emboldened squatters

October 19, 2021 6:41 pm

Although the revenue department is yet to finish the survey, it was found that the encroachers have destroyed the catchment area of a lake which was meant to improve the groundwater and fill other lakes.

Encroachments in 1,100 of 1,500 Bengaluru lakes cleared, says Karnataka government

September 28, 2021 7:16 am

Around 236 acres in 114 lakes in the Bengaluru Urban district were recovered in the last two months, said Revenue Minister R Ashok.

Don't encroach water bodies in the name of development projects: Madras HC

July 16, 2021 9:49 am

The court gave the advice while listening to a PIL filed by a petitioner who alleged that the contractors engaged by the Tamil Nadu Road Development Corporation (TNRDC) were destroying the water ways and bodies in Padur for OMR Phase II project, near Chennai.

Homes set to be razed, locals in Faridabad’s Khori ask: ‘Where do we go from here?’

June 12, 2021 8:45 am

Action comes after the Supreme Court directed Faridabad municipal corporation to remove “all encroachments” in Aravalli forest region 

Mayor, MLA to launch drive in Panchkula to remove encroachments, strays

January 10, 2021 2:50 am

The campaign will be run by the Municipal Corporation, HSVP and District Police under the leadership of the district administration.

Over 15% of 15,000 village ponds encroached upon

July 16, 2020 10:31 am

A senior officer in the Rural Development Department admitted that “15 to 20 per cent ponds across the state are facing encroachment problem” that is either permanent or temporary.

Three booked for staking claim on Amreli land with forged documents

June 05, 2020 8:39 pm

According to police, the accused in their submitted documents had forged signatures of famous dignitaries such as Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Dr Rajendra Prasad, and Dr BR Ambedkar.

Delhi has become such a difficult place to uphold the rule of law, says High Court

December 06, 2017 9:43 pm

The court's observations came on submissions of a Delhi resident that his wife and children were tortured because he had filed PILs against illegal encroachments

Delhi High Court deplores encroachments in capital, says it is a criminal act

August 13, 2017 10:47 am

The petitioner placed before court the April 1966 notification issued by Delhi government's revenue department declaring uncultivated land of 'gaon sabha' as ridge area. The Delhi lieutenant governor in 1994 declared such land as reserved forest.