Anti-encroachment drive to clear Agra's interiors

 A massive anti-encroachment drive launched by the district authorities here in collaboration with the civic body, is gathering pace towards clearing the interiors of the city.

Encroachments around tennis stadium: Madras HC for disciplinary action

The Madras High Court has directed authorities to take disciplinary action against officials who failed to stop encroachments and illegal semi-permanent structures obstructing Sports Development Authority of Tamil Nadu tennis stadium here, venue of international events.

Arunachal protests encroachment in its area by Assam

Assam government Forest department officials allegedly set up a beat office at Rashaso in Papum Pare district of Arunachal Pradesh on Sunday triggering protests by the latter, an official said on Tuesday.

Learn from Nepal quake, stop illegal construction: Himachal High Court

Taking notice of haphazard development and encroachments in the state capital, where "most buildings are precariously hanging", the Himachal Pradesh High Court has observed that the devastating earthquake in Nepal last month had failed to shake the authorities out of their slumber and curb illegal construction that has turned Shimla into a "slum".

Encroachment of IAF land: Allahabad HC sets up probe panel

Taking strong note of alleged encroachment of nearly 500 acres of "valuable" land acquired for India Air Force on Delhi's outskirts, Allahabad High Court has constituted a four-member team to look into the matter.

SC breather for over 1,700 encroaching structures in Jaipur

 In a breather to over 1,700 structures that are allegedly encroaching upon the area within five metres of Parkota heritage wall in Jaipur, the Supreme Court on Friday said those structure would not be pulled down till July 10.

Remove encroachment on Chandni Chowk roads by religious structures: Delhi HC

 The Delhi High Court on Thursday directed the municipal corporation to remove encroachments by religious structures on the roads of Chandni Chowk by the end of May and asked the city government and police to extend all cooperation to the civic agency.

Environmental laws being reviewed to give more teeth: Minister
Environmental laws being reviewed to give more teeth: Minister

The Centre is reviewing all environmental laws with an aim to give them more teeth and hand severe punishment in cases of encroachment and violation, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said Saturday.

Encroachments on govt land are of your own making: HC to DDA

 The Delhi High Court on Thursday pulled up DDA for allowing encroachments upon its land saying it was responsible for the situation as it did not take preventive action earlier.

Ex-HP CM Dhumal, son Anurag among 11 granted bail in HPCA scam

A court here on Monday granted bail to former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal, his MP son Anurag Thakur and nine others in a case of alleged cheating, conspiracy and encroachment on government land by Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA).

National War Museum project faces encroachment obstacle

 For construction of the National War Museum at the Princess Park locality near India Gate, the Defence Ministry will have to find a place to settle over 100 families living in that area.

Assam claims nearly 80,000 hectares encroached by other states

Nearly 80,000 hectares of land belonging to Assam are being "occupied" currently by "six neighbouring states", the government claimed in the state Assembly.

Clear encroachments before 2015 Nashik Kumbh Mela: Seer group

A seers` group Tuesday warned the city administration of cancelling the Simhastha Kumbh Mela scheduled for July-September 2015 if encroachments are not razed and the Godavari river freed of pollutants.

Assam govt to set up enquiry committee to find nexus in encroachment

The Assam government will set up an inquiry committee to find out the alleged nexus between officials of different government agencies and encroachers in the state capital, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said.

HC disposes PIL alleging encroachment by Congress leader

Gujarat High Court here on Friday disposed off a public interest litigation (PIL), alleging encroachment done by Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee president Arjun Modhvadia and his brother Ramdev Modhvadia in front of their house in Porbandar district.

Kanpur police beat up people protesting crackdown on encroachments

Police in Kanpur on Sunday lathi charged people, including women, who were protesting against the authorities` anti- encroachment drive in the city.

NDMC, SDMC remove over 30 illegal constructions

Civic bodies in the city are going out on an extensive anti-encroachment drive as both the NDMC and the SDMC have demolished among them, over 30 unauthorised constructions in the city.

VHP threatens stir against land encroachment in Jammu

Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Friday said it would launch an agitation if encroachments on state lands were not removed as per the directions of the J&K High Court.

Karnataka seeks Centre nod for special courts to try land grabbing cases

Karnataka Government would try to prevail upon the Central government to allow it to set up special courts to try cases of encroachment of government land and to get Presidential nod for the Karnataka Land Grabbing (Prohibition) Bill, 2011, passed by the legislature.

Land encroachment by ex-MLA: FIR lodged on court`s direction

A Delhi court has ordered lodging of a criminal case against a former MLA for allegedly encroaching land and evading tax.