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Worried over the increasing incidence of land-related violence in tribal-dominated districts in Orissa, has stepped up efforts to curb the trend of tribal land alienation. Simultaneously, the drive

The Orissa Government has constituted a Task Force to keep a close watch on the conflicts between tribals and non-tribals over land disputes in the tribal-dominated districts and resolve such

A division bench of the Rajasthan High Court has ordered an interim stay against the government order of allotting land on an island in the world's largest artificial lake Jai Samand in Udaipur

The Victorian Government has predicted that many indigenous land use agreements with Aborigines will be signed after the state's first non-mining deal was reached yesterday.The agreement follows a

At least 90 Japanese who immigrated to the Dominican Republic more than 40 years ago are preparing to sue the Japanese government next month to seek compensation for their hardships in the

The proposed Kulpi port, opposite the Haldia dock complex, has just got the commerce ministry's goahead for a special economic zone. The SEZ approval gives Kulpi a major boost in so far as its

With successive governments in Goa failing to take decisions on crucial administrative matters, the state judiciary has taken on a proactive role to intervene in issues ranging from ecological

The state government had decided to regularise the colonies set up in agricultural land and also the slum occupations in the state. The measure is expected to yield Rs 1,200 crore, enough to finance

The Mumbai high court passed an interim order last week, staying any further land acquisition by the Maharashtra government in the Adivasi villages of Tembhri, Panchsheel, Kombivli and seven other