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GANDHINAGAR: The Gujarat government, while nearing the November 2018 deadline for land acquisition for the Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train project, has decided to offer 25% more compensation, over th

Rural and indigenous communities worldwide must wade through decades of red tape to secure property rights while companies can win those rights within weeks, putting local people at grave risk of l

As per the requirements of Section 4(1) of the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act 2013, it is mandatory to conduct SIA and prepare a Social Impact Management Plan (SIMP) for acquisition of land (a) by the government for its own use, hold and/or control, or for public–private partn

The “land question” has invigorated agrarian studies and economic history since Marx and early 20th century writers on agrarian questions. In countries that allow private land ownership, compulsory land acquisition is the right and action of the government to take property not owned by it for public use.

The enactment of the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Rehabilitation Act, 2013, has made sweeping changes in the land acquisition laws of India (LARR Act, 2013).

Increasing global demand for natural resources is intensifying competition for land across the developing world, pushing companies onto territories that many Indigenous Peoples and rural communities have sustainably managed for generations.

Farmers in the villages hoisted black flags protesting against the move of the government to acquire fertile lands for the execution of the Salem – Chennai green corridor eight-lane expressway on T

PANJIM: In a significant development, Goa Industrial Development Corporation (GIDC) has agreed to pay around Rs 300 crore to promoters of special economic zones (SEZ), who have approached the State

To secure long-term power security, the state government had signed pacts with 30 IPPs, envisaging generation capacity of 37,000 Mw

This study is an attempt to understand the lived experience of people affected by land use change and related conflicts. Equally, if not more importantly, this research seeks to analyse what affected people do when such conflicts arise. What are the strategies they adopt and what kinds of remedies do they seek?

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