The index below offers access to a diverse collection of land-related publications and resources related specifically to this country, which have been classified by contributing organizations.

Country land legislations: 35 entries

Treaties, laws and regulations on land and soil extracted from FAOLEX

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Urban Land (Ceiling and Regulation) Repeal Act 1999 (No. 15 of 1999).Date of entry: 15 Mar 2000 Last edit: 24 Jul 2001
Arunachal Pradesh Urban and Country Planning Act, 2007.Date of entry: 07 Feb 2011 Last edit: 07 Feb 2011
Kerala Government Land Assignment Act, 1960 (Act No. 30 of 1960).Date of entry: 13 Dec 2012 Last edit: 13 Dec 2012
Jammu and Kashmir Land Revenue Act 1996 (Act No. XII of 1996).Date of entry: 18 Jan 2013 Last edit: 18 Jan 2013
Jammu and Kashmir Land Grants Act, 1960 (Act No. XXXVIII of 1960).Date of entry: 18 Jan 2013 Last edit: 18 Jan 2013
Kerala Land Conservancy Act, 1957 (Act No. 8 of 1958).Date of entry: 22 Jan 2013 Last edit: 22 Jan 2013
Kerala Survey and Boundaries Act, 1961 (Act No. 37 of 1961).Date of entry: 22 Jan 2013 Last edit: 22 Jan 2013
Haryana Municipal Common Lands (Regulation) Act, 1974.Date of entry: 27 Mar 2014 Last edit: 27 Mar 2014
The Orissa Government Land Settlement Act, 1962.Date of entry: 27 Mar 2014 Last edit: 27 Mar 2014
Land Acquisition Act, 1894.Date of entry: 04 Apr 2014 Last edit: 04 Apr 2014
Embankment and Drainage Act, 1952 (Act No. I of 1953).Date of entry: 10 May 2000 Last edit: 24 Jul 2001
Circular Concerning Joint Forest Management (No. 6-21/89-P.P).Date of entry: 10 Nov 2000 Last edit: 15 Nov 2000
Kerala Land Development Act, 1964 (Act No. 17 of 1964).Date of entry: 17 Dec 2012 Last edit: 17 Dec 2012
Andhra Pradesh Water, Land and Trees Rules, 2004.Date of entry: 24 Jun 2005 Last edit: 29 Mar 2010
Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 (No. 29 of 1986).Date of entry: 25 Oct 2000 Last edit: 02 Nov 2005

Landesa Publications: 153 entries

Extracted from LandWise: A Women & Land Library, a project of the Landesa Center for Women's Land Rights

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Property Rights of Indian WomenYear of Publication: 9999
A Land of My OwnYear of Publication: 2013
Women Transforming Indian AgricultureYear of Publication: 2013
For a Fair DealYear of Publication: 2012
Anand Marriage (Amendment) Act, 2012Year of Publication: 2012
Women and Men in India (2012)Year of Publication: 2012
National Food Security BillYear of Publication: 2011
Black Market for Brides?Year of Publication: 2011
Constitution of India, IndexYear of Publication: 2011
Land Titling Bill [Pending Bill]Year of Publication: 2010
Land Rights and Ownership in OrissaYear of Publication: 2008
Landmark Step to Gender Equality Year of Publication: 2005
Hindu Succession (Amendment) ActYear of Publication: 2005
Karnataka Stamp Act, 1957Year of Publication: 2004
Women's Right to Land and PropertyYear of Publication: 2004
Orissa Forest Development Act, 2003Year of Publication: 2003
West Bengal Land Reforms Act, 1955Year of Publication: 1999
Andhra Pradesh Forest Amendment, 1997Year of Publication: 1997
Protection of Human Rights ActYear of Publication: 1993
National Commission for Women ActYear of Publication: 1990
National Forest PolicyYear of Publication: 1988
Family Courts Act, 1984Year of Publication: 1984
Orissa Forest Act, 1972Year of Publication: 1972
Orissa Bhoodan and Gramdan Act, 1970Year of Publication: 1970
Foreign Marriage Rules, 1970Year of Publication: 1970
Foreign Marriage Act, 1969Year of Publication: 1969
Andhra Pradesh Forest Act, 1967Year of Publication: 1967
Karnataka Land Revenue Act, 1964Year of Publication: 1964
Karnataka Forest Act, 1963Year of Publication: 1963
Karnataka Land Reforms Act, 1961Year of Publication: 1961
The Dowry Prohibition ActYear of Publication: 1961
Orissa Land Reforms Act, 1960Year of Publication: 1960
Hindu Succession ActYear of Publication: 1956
Hindu Marriage Act, 1955Year of Publication: 1955
Special Marriage Act, 1954Year of Publication: 1954
Arya Marriage Validation Act, 1937Year of Publication: 1937
Parsi Marriage and Divorce Act, 1936Year of Publication: 1936
Child Marriage Restraint Act, 1929Year of Publication: 1929
Indian Forest ActYear of Publication: 1927
Indian Succession Act, 1925Year of Publication: 1925
Anand Marriage Act, 1909Year of Publication: 1909
Registration Act, 1908Year of Publication: 1908
Land Acquisition Act, 1894Year of Publication: 1894
Married Women's Property Act, 1874Year of Publication: 1874
Indian Christian Marriage Act, 1872Year of Publication: 1872
Indian Divorce Act, 1869Year of Publication: 1869

Institute of Development Studies (IDS) Land Publications: 39 entries

IDS Index.

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Poverty in ManipurDate of entry: 2007

World Bank Land Publications: 149 entries

Extracted from the World Bank's Documents & Reports database

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Earlier this month, a People’s Tribunal on Land Rights was held in Hyderabad, presided over by Justice (retd) Wajiuddin Ahmed, and heavily attended by peasants and activists. Continued failure of...
  This paper is part of a broader Chatham House study which assesses illegal logging and the associated trade. The study, which began in 2006, measures the nature and extent of the problem, and...
After My Garden Grows is a new short documentary about Monika, one of 40,000 rural Indian girls participating in the Girls Project, a partnership between the government of West Bengal...
In the outskirts of North-West Delhi, a farming village that has metamorphosed into a small town is Kanjhawala where a group of old farmers have been continually sitting on a dharna for six years,...
As their husbands, fathers, and brothers migrate to cities in search of work, women across India have become the backbone of the country’s agricultural sector.  Today, after decades of...
The Landesa Center for Women’s Land Rights is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the third year of our Women’s Land Rights Visiting Professionals Program. Through...
International Human Rights Day is the day to send reminders from around the world to Jairam Ramesh, India’s Minister for Rural Development, to keep the promises he made one year ago to 100 000...
  MERCI DE DIFFUSER LARGEMENT CET APPEL URGENT  DANS VOS RESEAUX !La traduction des lettres en français est disponible sur le site Ekta-Europe , mais nous vous demandons de n...
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