What the land ordinance lacks

It does not provide adequate safeguard or punitive provisions for misuse or land grab in the guise of land acquisition

The government, has recently passed an ordinance, for amending the Right to Fair Compensation and Transferency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013(the 2013 Act), in the hope of bolstering a sluggish economy.

The curious case of Mangar

An environmental disaster is waiting to happen as conversation efforts are alienating farmers – the main stakeholders of Mangar Much has been written about the conversation of the Mangar region. While perusing some reports, I realized that since the 1970s there has been a focus on conserving the environmental in this region. This drive has…


The Companies Bill, 2011, might not be garnering as much attention as the Lokpal Bill this Parliament session, but it too is a game changing piece of legislation that promises to regulate India’s corporate governance on the lines of global best practices. And one of the most significant features of the bill is that it…