land encroachment

Tribals of Telangana's Mulugu district losing ancestral land to encroachers

As per the Tribal Welfare Department’s data, a total of 53,022 cases have been booked so far concerning 2,08,512 acres, of which 52,075 cases covering 2,05,431 acres have been disposed of.

published on : 18th October 2021

Land belongs to Basha’s relative: Police report 

On Monday night, Basha and family members consumed pesticide to end their lives and were rushed to a hospital in Chagalamarri. 

published on : 22nd September 2021

Demand for probe into land encroachment gathers steam in Odisha

Sources said, in the last 15 years, the land mafia has become increasingly active and encroached on government land in and around Kujang and Paradip.

published on : 11th September 2021

Villagers in Odisha get encroachment notice for planting trees on unused land

The villagers allege the real encroachers are being shielded while poor families protecting the land from tresspassers, are being made scapegoats. 

published on : 7th September 2021

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana beneficiaries yet to get land in Cuttack

As many as 1,417 eligible beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) are yet to be given land by the State government for building the houses allotted to them back in 2017.

published on : 6th September 2021

Odisha Congress alleges land encroachment by Andhra-based trader

How is it possible to encroach jungle land without the knowledge of forest officials, questions Congress leader Pradeep Majhi.

published on : 13th August 2021

Revenue staff plan to protect government lands in Telangana

According to sources, the Revenue Department officials have decided to invite land administration department officials to the meeting to chalk out plans to prevent encroachments.

published on : 6th August 2021

No notice served, say members as Delhi church on ‘encroached’ land razed

Meanwhile, Pastor council member and lawyer John Thomas claimed the church never received any notice.

published on : 13th July 2021

Sacked Telangana minister Eatala Rajender consults loyalists, keeps future game plan under wraps

Some TRS leaders who wanted to meet the former Minister skipped the meeting upon learning about Rajender being under the surveillance of the Intelligence department.

published on : 6th May 2021

Telangana land encroachment row: IAS officers' panel files preliminary inquiry report

The officers are working on identifying the boundaries of endowment lands using Differential Global Positioning System for improved location accuracy.

published on : 6th May 2021

Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao orders another probe against former minister Eatala Rajender

Ironically, the probe orders came even as the former minister was explaining to the media how hollow the allegations, reported in TRS mouthpieces -- Namasthe Telangana and Telangana Today, were.

published on : 4th May 2021

NGT seeks detailed report from TN govt on Pallikaranai marshland encroachments

Despite repeated reminders, the State government has failed to submit the report and the case is being adjourned from time to time since 2019. 

published on : 25th March 2021

Life and times of Kerala political heavyweight Thomas Chandy: The key accused in Alappuzha land encroachment

With three Assembly elections to his credit, the public life of the political heavyweight from Kuttanad Thomas Chandy alias Kuwait Chandy was always disparate, albeit controversial.

published on : 15th November 2017

Kerala transport minister Thomas Chandy quits, but will he be taken back if 'cleared' of land encroachment charges?

The resignation comes a day after the Kerala High Court dismissed Chandy's petition challenging a report of the Alappuzha district collector on alleged encroachments by a company in which he has stake

published on : 15th November 2017

LDF entrusts Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan with taking decision on Thomas Chandy

The opposition -- the Congress-led UDF and the BJP -- have been demanding Chandy's resignation over the controversy and Vijayan is expected to take the final call.

published on : 12th November 2017