Tribal peoples in Manipur have been maintaining their commons under customary law. Interacting with outsiders has always led to the contestation of their customs, traditions, and beliefs. Tribal societies continue to administer their villages under customary law on the tenet of equity. Their law has even resisted the policies of Manipuri kings and the British administration. In the present day, tribal customary law stands challenged by the Manipur Land Revenue and Land Reforms Act, 1960.

Surface irrigation is a common pool resource characterized by asymmetric appropriation opportunities across upstream and downstream water users. Large canal systems are also predominantly managed by the state. This paper studies water allocation under an irrigation bureaucracy subject to corruption and rent-seeking.

Against the backdrop of a dwindling marine fisheries resource base, declining catch rates, and escalating conflicts about securing rights over oceanic resources, this paper emphasises the need to relook at the marine fisheries regulatory regime in the country with a view to better align it to address outstanding issues and emerging challenges.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Luna Gram Panchayat & Other Vs State of Gujarat & Others dated 06/03/2017 regarding construction of a KVA sub-station on grazing land (4,900 square meters) in village Luna, Vadodara, Gujarat. According to the counsel for the petitioners, the action at the behest of the authorities is arbitrary, because there is substantial barren land available in the village, where the sub-station can be raised.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Ganpat Ram Mirdha Vs. State of Rajasthan & Ors. dated 31/07/2015 regarding stone crushing units in Rajasthan.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Ganpat Ram Mirdha Vs. State of Rajasthan & Ors. dated 15/06/2015 regarding closure of the mining activities carried out on the Gaucher land without obtaining environmental clearances, Rajasthan.

Many irrigation systems are special cases of common-pool resources (CPRs) in which some users have preferential access to the resource, which in theory aggravates collective action challenges such as the under-provision of necessary infrastructure as a result of unequal appropriation of water resources. We present experimental evidence based on an irrigation game played in communities that are dependent on one of the largest contiguous irrigation network: the Indus basin irrigation system in Punjab, Pakistan.

Order of the Gujarat High Court in the matter of Dharamshi Meghji Savla Vs Bidada Gram Panchayat & Others dated 19/03/2015 regarding encroachment of gaucher land by constructing houses in Bidada, Gujarat.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Lakhan Singh Dhurve Vs. State of M.P. & 4 Ors. dated 11/03/2015 regarding allotment of charagah land for industrial use, District Umaria, Madhya Pradesh.

The Community Land Bill 2014 - An act of Parliament to give effect to Article 63 (5) of the Constitution; to provide for the recognition, protection, management and administration of community land; to establish and define the functions and powers of Community Land Boards and management committees; to provide for the powers of county governments

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