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Slum dwellers

  • National Capital Territory of Delhi Laws (Special Provisions), 2011

    Category : Acts and Bills
    Subjects : Slum dwellers
    Author : Government of Delhi

    A Bill to make special provisions for the National Capital Territory of Delhi for a further period up to 31st December, 2011 and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. The Bill was enacted to make provisions for increasing in the NCR region of Delhi which was not accounted in the Master Plan of Delhi, 2001 owing to migration and other factors resulting in pressure on land and infrastructure.

  • Against the Odds: Slum Rehabilitation in Neoliberal Mumbai

    Category : Other Policies
    Subjects : Slum dwellers
    Author : Jan NIjman

    In urban India, slum policies have become increasingly reliant on the market and on local ‘self-help’ agencies, a trend in step with the neoliberal turn across the developing world. The emphasis on local solutions is particularly interesting because the challenge of urban slums is now widely acknowledged to be one of global proportions.

  • People's Union for Civil Liberties vs State of Gujarat and Ors

    Category : Court Cases
    Subjects : Slum dwellers
    Author : The High Court of Gujarat

    The State and the various public authorities with the use of physical force, evacuated many hutment dwellers from the lands on which they were living. Police and bulldozers have ruthlessly crushed their hutments with their belongings.

  • Rose Marry and Ors. vs Union of India

    Category : Court Cases
    Subjects : Slum dwellers
    Author : Delhi High Court

    Unauthorised occupants of public premises and were ordered to be evacuated by the competent authority, uprooting them from their respective places of occupation by the Ministry of External Affairs. The money given to the Slum Clearance Scheme was diverted for some other activities.

  • Manushi Sangthan, Delhi vs Govt. Of Delhi and Ors

    Category : Court Cases
    Subjects : Slum dwellers, Employment
    Author : Delhi High Court

    To issue more cycle rickshaw licenses so that it could increase the employment opportunities for migrant workers. The cycle rickshaws are owned by seasonal workers.

  • Olga Tellis vs Bombay Municipal Corporation and Ors. etc.

    Category : Court Cases
    Subjects : Slum dwellers
    Author : Supreme Court of India

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