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.

Unidentified Nepal residents encroach upon Indian territory

Some unidentified Nepali residents allegedly encroached upon no-man`s land on the Indo-Nepal border under north Kheri forest division in Indian territory, officials said.

Centre denotifies 86,409 hectares of Zudpi jungle land

The Centre denotified 86,409 hectares of Zudpi jungle today, after Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithiviraj Chavan took it up with Union Forest and Environment Minister Veerappa Moily.

DDA to track encroachment online

The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) will soon track encroachment of its land online with real-time mapping through satellite.

Muzaffarnagar riots: Encroachment cases lodged against 100 families

Cases have been registered against one hundred riot-hit families who have been living in a village in neighbouring Shamli district, for allegedly encroaching upon a government land, officials said on Wednesday.

`Ensure encroachment-free water bodies`

The Delhi High Court has directed the city police to ensure that water bodies like lakes and ponds are not encroached upon or allotted in future to make good the deficiency of land during consolidation proceedings.

Encroachment near mining leases only 9 hectare: Goa govt

In what may provide relief to mine owners, Goa government Friday said the encroachment outside the mining leases is just 9.2 hectare and not whopping 578 hectare, as pointed out by Justice M B Shah Commission.

TN assails Centre`s action in revoking detention orders

Tamil Nadu on Monday assailed the Centre`s action in revoking detention orders slapped by the state under stringent laws against some individuals and termed it as "encroachment upon states powers".

Encroachment by Asaram`s ashram removed in Nashik

Nashik Municipal Corporation officials on Thursday removed an encroaching structure put up by the Ashram of controversial godman Asaram Bapu in Savarkar Nagar area here.