January 25, 2021 1:02 pm
The Roshni Act initially envisaged conferment of proprietary rights of around 20.55 lakh kanals (102,750 hectares) to the occupants, out of which only 15.85 per cent land was approved for vesting of ownership rights.
December 11, 2020 12:33 pm
The court had on October 9 declared the J&K State Land (Vesting of Occupants Ownership) Act 2001, also known as Roshni Act, “void ab initio'' and ordered a CBI investigation into all instances of alleged irregularities in transfer of state lands to private individuals.
December 11, 2020 2:33 am
Appearing for J&K, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta assures no coercive action against petitioners.
December 10, 2020 2:11 am
The court order came on December 4 when UT Home Secretary Shaleen Kabra sought adjournment in a PIL filed by Prof S K Bhalla.
December 10, 2020 2:08 am
The official list of beneficiaries shows Pathania’s father, late Bhopinder Singh, and his grandfather, Jagdev Singh, as beneficiaries of 9 kanal and 14 marla land at village Kehal in Majalta tehsil of Ramnagar Assembly constituency.
December 09, 2020 1:05 am
The CBI is currently investigating into alleged irregularities in the land transfers made under the law.
December 08, 2020 1:14 am
The case was listed before a division bench comprising Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Rajesh Bindal.
December 09, 2020 9:53 am
Right-wing groups in Jammu have described the scheme as being aimed at changing the demography of Jammu region, while mainstream political parties have accused the government of being selective against Muslims.
December 01, 2020 2:36 am
In a new list published by the Union Territory administration, Ved Prakash of Gandhi Nagar is alleged to have benefitted with 16 kanals of land under the Act.
November 25, 2020 12:14 pm
Denying the allegations, the National Conference on Tuesday said, "The news attributed to sources that Dr Farooq Abdullah is a beneficiary of the Roshni Act is completely false and is being spread with malicious intent.
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