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Karnataka Land Reforms (Amendment) Bill, 2020

The Karnataka State Legislative Council recently passed the Land Reforms (Amendment) Bill 2020. The 2020 amendment bill seeks to amend the Karnataka Land reforms Act of 1961. The 1961 Act brought in restrictions on ownership of agricultural lands in the state. The amendment removes 3 sections of the Act to allow ownership of farmlands by ..

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NITI Aayog releases Draft Model Act on Land Titles

On October 30, 2020, NITI Aayog released Draft Model Act and rules for states on land titling. This has been introduced to reduce litigations. In turn, the process of land acquisition will get eased. Key Features The Model Act and Rules will empower the State Governments to establish, administer and manage system of title registration ..

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Reforming Restrictive Tenancy Laws

It is widely accepted that transforming agriculture in the medium to long-run requires fundamental reforms in land institutions as well. But the terms of reference of the High Powered Committee of Chief Ministers for Transformation of Indian Agriculture not include land reforms. It has to be noted that during its first term the government headed ..

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Challenges for India in gaining from the US-China Trade War

India has wonderful opportunities to gain from the ongoing trade war between the US and China. But the structural challenges are blocking India from fully capitalising from these opportunities. Structural Challenges India lags in competitiveness. With the rank of 58, India still ranks below China (28) in the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Rankings for ..

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Constitution First Amendment Act, 1951

The First Amendment was passed in 1951 by the Provisional Parliament, which was elected on a limited franchise. The Statement of Reasons (SOR) relating to the First Amendment said: “Challenges to agrarian laws or laws relating to land reform were pending in courts and were holding up large schemes of land legislation through dilatory and ..

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