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New law helps 34 get back their land rights 17.12.2014 Hindu: Home
Thirty years of wait and legal battle did not go waste for 34 persons who have now got back legal rights over their properties in view of the land-owner friendly provisions of the newly enacted Ri...
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New law comes handy for many land owners 17.12.2014 Hindu: Bangalore
They got back rights over their lands after 30 years
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Where dignity is the first and most pressing need 15.12.2014 India Together

While debates over legalisation of sex work and rehabilitation of women in the trade continue without much tangible impact, sex workers themselves carry on the fight to win legitimacy, safety and social security. Pushpa Achanta brings us some voices from the twilight zone.

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1.8 million salute the sun in Yogathon 15.12.2014 TOI: All Headlines
1.8 million salute the sun in Yogathon
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Building demolition on Richmond Rd stayed 10.12.2014 deccanherald.com
Armed with Karnataka High Court order, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) east zone officials brought down a portion of a building on Richmond Road, which was built against sanctioned building plan. The demolition, which was in full swing, however, was stayed by the division bench, comprising Karnataka High Court Chief Justice D H Waghela. The building on a 2,400-sq ft plot belonging to Zubeda Nazir, has five floors and violates the set back norms of Town and Country Planning Act. Since it was disturbing the neighbourhood due to violations, Rustumji Residency Owners Association had approached Karnataka High Court seeking its intervention. In this connection, Justice Ram Mohan Reddy had passed an order on Monday for the demolition of the portion of the building, which was violating the sanctioned building plan, and directed BBMP to submit the compliance report by Wednesday morning. The demolition drive began in the morning, spearheaded by the Chief Engineer of East Zone, R Prasad. An earthmover and ...
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60% beggars in rehabilitation centre suffer from mental illness, depression: Report 9.12.2014 Hindu: News
In what should be perceived as a distressing development, about 60 per cent of the beggars put up in the rehabilitation centres, after they were rescued, are found to be suffering from mental illn...
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Demolition of school; parents worried about alternative arrangements 5.12.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Demolition of school; parents worried about alternative arrangements
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Intel Alert on Communal Issues 4.12.2014 newindianexpress.com
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Rs. 39.5 lakh provided to victims as compensation 4.12.2014 Hindu: News
The Shivamogga District Legal Services Authority in 2014 has so far provided an amount of Rs. 39.5 lakh as compensation for victims of various crimes under the governmen’s compensation scheme.<...
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Airport expansion: KIADB starts demolition of school 3.12.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Airport expansion: KIADB starts demolition of school
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School building demolition: Parents left in confusion 3.12.2014 Hindu: National
Authorities yet to reveal alternate arrangements
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KIADB starts demolishing school building in city 3.12.2014 Hubli - City - The Times of India
Following a court order, Karnataka Industrial Area Development Board (KIADB) personnel started demolition of the St Anne's School building in Saraswatipur Colony at Gokul Road here on Tuesday.
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Bengaluru: No place for transgenders? 3.12.2014 Citizen Matters

Transgenders are an exploited lot in the city of Bengaluru. There are many laws that can be effectively used to corner them. Last heard, cops in Bengaluru used the law that prevents beggary, to round them up.

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Long-lost Nepali reunited with family 3.12.2014 Hindu: News
Manoj Kadukha was found wandering the streets of Mangaluru
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Speeding up land acquisition payments 30.11.2014 All Specials Stories
In Sita Ram vs state of Haryana, the award was passed in October 2003 and even after five years, compensation was not paid
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Karnataka Cabinet clears auction of 15 mines 28.11.2014 HBL: Home
To seek apex court nod for ‘C’ category mines in 3 districts
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Govt to submit a Rs. 2,000 crore project to SC for rehabilitation of mining areas 28.11.2014 Hindu: National
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Friday said the State government had decided to submit a Rs 2,000 crore plan to the Supreme Court for the rehabilitation of the areas affected due to indiscriminate...
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Concern over rising cases of polygamy and dowry harassment 28.11.2014 Hindu: National
Of the 92 cases of atrocities against women reported in the last eight months in Mandya district, the culprits in a majority of cases are either husbands or in-laws of victims.Manjula Manas...
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Why Mentally Ill Women in India Remain Homeless 26.11.2014 newindianexpress.com
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Homeless, mentally ill Indian women face vicious cycle: Study 26.11.2014 Zee News : India National
Homeless, mentally ill women in India are reunited with their families before undergoing sufficient psychosocial rehabilitation which causes them to suffer relapses and end up homeless again, an award-winning study by an Indian-American researcher has found.
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