Encroachments

  • Jaswant Singh's son claims Army acquired his disputed land 06-04-2014 11:36 PM

    Expelled BJP leader Jaswant Singh's son Manvendra Singh, a party MLA, on Sunday alleged that an Indian Army unit had acquired his 12 beeghas of 'legally disputed' land in Barmer. "A case related to the plot of land is pending in the court, but the Army acquired it and put...
  • Another ashram of Asaram Bapu sealed 22-03-2014 09:50 PM

    An 'ashram' of self-styled godman Asaram Bapu was sealed on Saturday by Jaipur Development Authority as it was encroaching on the government land. A notice was served to the 'ashram', situated at Goner road here, to vacate the land. When the encroachment was not removed the 'ashram' was sealed, sources...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Encroachment cases lodged against 100 riot-hit families 01-01-2014 03:26 PM

    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. Tehsildar Thakur Prasad on Tuesday lodged complaints against the families who have been living at Mansoora village under Jhinjhana...
  • 30 families booked for 'illegally' staying in Muzaffarnagar relief camps 27-12-2013 02:50 PM

    30 families have been booked for allegedly living in relief camps in Sanjak village in Muzaffarnagar despite not being riot victims, police said. According to Sub-Divisional Magistrate Rajnikanth, these families from Kinoni village, which was not affected by riots, were living in the make-shift camps set up for the riot...
  • Army opposes encroachment on defence land 07-12-2013 07:57 PM

    The army has raised objections to thealleged encroachment on a defence land in Jaipur and issued a notice tocivil authorities in Kota.The notice was served to Urban Improvement Trust (UIT) bythe local military authorities recently for encroachment ofdefence land. The army raised objection to construction of anoverbridge, which, it claims,...
  • Authorities to slap notice on manager of Asaram's Sikandra ashram for alleged encroachment 21-10-2013 01:55 PM

    The Agra district administration has decided to slap a notice on the manager of self-styled godman Asaram's ashram in Sikandra for alleged encroachment on government land, an official said on Monday. "Preliminary investigations showed that the gate of the ashram, the hospital and the toilets were built on government land,"...
  • Asaram's Delhi ashram gets notice for land encroachment 17-09-2013 10:32 AM

    New Delhi: Controversial self-styled godman Asaram is not only facing trouble for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor girl but even his ashrams are under the radar for alleged land encroachment. After Asaram's ashram in Madhya Pradesh's Chhindwada and Gujarat's Surat, the one in Karol Bagh in Delhi is in trouble....
  • AP: 16 villagers detained for hacking forest officer to death 16-09-2013 12:48 PM

    Hyderabad: Sixteen villagers have been detained for allegedly hacking a forest officer to death in Andhra Pradesh. The officer was conducting a raid in the village to prevent the encroachment of forest land. He was allegedly assaulted with sticks and an axe by the villagers. The officer died on the...
  • Asaram faces heavy penalty for land encroachment in Gujarat 02-09-2013 10:30 PM

    Surat: In more trouble for Asaram, the Gujarat government has asked the collector of Surat to impose penalty of Rs 18.20 crore to Asaram's Jahangirpura ashram in Surat for encroachment of public land which was reserved for water works project. "Action is being taken at government level as per court...
  • SC to hear case on illegal religious structures built on govt land 30-08-2013 02:17 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday will conduct a hearing on illegal religious structures built on government land. The court has asked all states and union territories to provide details on the number of religious structures that have encroached on government land, as well as those that have been...
  • TN: Pedestrians continue to suffer as illegal parking, footpath shops encroach pavements 31-07-2013 09:01 PM

    Chennai: Broad pavements are a thing of the past in Chennai. Encroachments, illegal parking and petty footpath shops have ensured that if someone wants to take a walk, he will probably have to first head out on a vehicle to look for a walking space. Colonel Jason Peter has been...
  • CJ Mohinder fights encroachment of land 14-07-2013 02:31 PM

    Retired Merchant Navy officer Mohinder Nath Mehta turns citizen journalist to fight for his land that is allegedly encroached upon by his neighbour in Faridabad. ...
  • Former AP minister surrenders, gets bail in dowry case 20-06-2013 03:26 AM

    Hyderabad: Former Andhra Pradesh Minister and Secunderabad Cantonment MLA P Shankar Rao on Wednesday surrendered before the police in connection with a dowry harassment case lodged by his daughter-in-law, and was subsequently released on bail. Rao, who had secured anticipatory bail from the Sessions Court, surrendered before the Women Police...
  • Pitampura faces illegal encroachment, parking woes 11-06-2013 04:02 PM

    New Delhi: Illegal encroachment is the biggest problem in Pitampura due to which there perpetual jam in the area and people find it very difficult to find space to park their vehicles. Even as the authroties have failed to act against encroachers, the residents of the area too are to...
  • MP: Congress woman leader beaten up by police 07-06-2013 12:26 AM

    Morena: A local woman Congress leader was allegedly roughed up by women Constables on Thursday when she protested against removal of encroachments in Morena, eyewitnesses said, but officials feigned ignorance about the incident. According to eyewitnesses, Urmila Gurjar, President of Morena district Congress women's wing, was dragged and beaten up...
  • CJ battles to save Varanasi's Ponds 10-12-2011 08:43 PM

    75 year-old CJ Surendra Gaur has been trying to save Varanasi's dying ponds for the past 10 years ...
  • CJ Giddu Bhavani exposes land sharks in Chennai 10-09-2011 09:39 PM

    CJ Giddu Bhavani exposes land sharks in Chennai and tells of how her land was encroached upon. ...
  • AIADMK accuses Karunanidhi of land encroachment 05-09-2011 06:03 PM

    Chennai: The ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu on Monday accused DMK chief M Karunanidhi of encroaching land behind his Gopalpuram residence and said legal action will be taken against him in this regard. A permanent 780-square-foot structure housing rest rooms for security guards was constructed on the piece of land...
  • Troubles continue for ex-CJI Balakrishnan 03-08-2011 03:37 AM

    Thrissur: Troubles continued for former CJI KG Balakrishnan, who is now NHRC Chairman, with the survey department concluding that his son-in-law and advocate PV Sreenijan had allegedly encroached government land. Following a complaint by president of Malayalavedi State Committee George Vattukulam to the Mukundapuram Tahasildar and the Executive Engineer (Irrigation)...
  • Violent anti-encroachment protests in Bhopal 21-05-2011 11:21 AM

    Bhopal: Locals in Bhopal carried out violent protests on Saturday on the streets against the Bhopal Municipal Corporation. Locals were angry over the Bhopal Municipal Corporation's illegal building demolition drive. The Bhopal Municipal Corporation had gone to demolish illegal structures, following which the mob got angry and started pelting stones...
  • Ladakh faces Sandalwood smuggling by China 01-03-2010 01:38 PM

    Sandalwood, which is quite precious, is a banned international trade item. ...
  • No temples or mosques on streets, orders SC 30-09-2009 03:44 AM

    The Apex Court has banned all encroachments in the name of religion. ...
  • Chennai hit-and-run: Cops to make foolproof case 05-03-2008 05:09 PM

    Chennai: Veteran New South Wales pacer Stuart Clark on Saturday said his team's openers David Warner and Shane Watson are due big knocks in the Champions League Twenty20 and is hoping that these innings come in their remaining two group matches. New South Wales are placed fourth in the five-team...
  • Man who tried to mow down govt officials surrenders 05-03-2008 12:54 PM

    Jaipur: The Parthiv Patel-led Rest of India start as firm favourites against a disjointed Rajasthan outfit as the two teams square up for the Irani Cup match at the Sawai Mansingh stadium starting here on Saturday. The start of India's first-class season is pretty significant with as many as seven...
  • TN: Man who tried to kill govt officers still at large 26-02-2008 05:23 PM

    Chester-Le-Street: Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Saturday questioned the third umpire's controversial decision to rule Rahul Dravid out even though television replays did not show any edge off the bat during his side's first ODI against England here. There are quite a few things (about that dismissal). There was...