Tag: Land Rights

The Making of Disaster Vulnerabilities in the Himalayas

Without focusing on migration and the loss of local knowledge and land systems in the Himalayas, the conversation on disaster management here is incomplete.

Behind the “Green” Rationale of Evictions

84,000 Indians were forced out of their homes for “ostensible environmental” reasons in 2020, but there may be more at play here than conservation measures.

Why Gujarat’s Women Are Yet to Accrue the Wealth of the...

The earnings from the land Dangi women own do not reach them: these benefits are monopolised by the men in their families.

How Displacement by Dams Changed the Lives of Gujarat’s Women

One factor binds all the families displaced by dam building in Gujarat: the women experienced the resettlement differently from men.

Finding Delhi’s “Encroachers”: The Lal Dora Investigation

Aside from low-income "encroachers" of common land, there are much larger players in Delhi who must also share the blame of worsening Delhi’s land scarcity.

Can Land Consolidation Prevent Encroachment and Evictions in Delhi’s Lal Dora...

In the absence of the implementation of land consolidation laws, at lease 40 of Delhi's lal dora villages could face evictions for 'encroachment'.