Land Distribution Paradoxes and Dilemmas

Land Distribution Paradoxes and Dilemmas

by Leon Louw The Helen Suzman Foundation, South Africa Oct 2013 “The land question” is seldom a question. Typically it is a slew of dogmas and myths as tenacious as they are erroneous. Virtually every supposed fact about land in South Africa is not just wrong, but so...
Delhi govt reworking on properties registration bill

Delhi govt reworking on properties registration bill

Delhi residents will have to wait a little longer to have a digitised and transparent mechanism for registration of properties as planned by the city government to replace the existing archaic system. The Delhi government, which had drafted a bill modelled on the...
Environment Ministry Seeking to Restrict Tribal Land Rights

Environment Ministry Seeking to Restrict Tribal Land Rights

The Ministry of Environment and Forest had been very reluctant to accept the idea of tribal land rights. Now, the MoEF is again seeking to assert its claims through an amendment to the Wildlife Protection Act (WPA), 1976, that will, contrary to the provisions of FRA,...