Context   India holds the unique distinction of being both the world’s largest constitutional democracy and also one of its fastest growing economies. Critical to the process of India’s economic development is state acquisition of land for infrastructure and industrial development. Creating a legal framework that ensures equitable and efficient acquisition of land by the…

The Land Rights Initiative at the Centre for Policy Research is looking to hire a research associate . Candidates who meet the following eligibility criteria may consider applying for this position.  1. Hold Bachelor’s and Law degrees from reputed institutions. 2. Possess excellent research and writing skills; 3. Have a demonstrated interest (either through academic…

 Centre for Policy Research and Centre on Law and Social Transformation are pleased to invite you to a conference on Land Rights, Land Acquisition, and Inclusive Development in India Thursday and Friday, 2-3 March 2017, 9:30 a.m. Conference Room II, India International Centre   India faces serious challenges in creating development processes that generate economic growth while…
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In an op ed in the Economic Times on December 10, 2016, and an earlier, more detailed piece on the CPR website on December 6, 2016, I have argued that the demonetisation notification, as it exists, is illegal because it goes beyond the scope of what is permitted under the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934, (“RBI Act”), the stated…

The Land Rights Initiative at the Centre for Policy Research is looking to hire a research associate for a short term contractual period (six months subject to extension based on performance) . Interested candidates must meet the following eligibility criteria: 1. Hold Bachelor’s and Law degrees from reputed institutions. A Master’s Degree in Law is…

The CENTRE FOR POLICY RESEARCH is delighted to invite you to seminar titled ‘Reflections on the Supreme Court’s Judgment in Kaushal v. Naz Foundation’ Ashok Desai, Senior Advocate Shyam Divan, Senior AdvocateMenaka Guruswamy, Advocate Arvind Narrain, Advocate, Alternative Law Forum In conversation with: Lavanya Rajamani, Professor, Centre for Policy Research Date: Friday, 7 February 2014 Time: 4.00-5.30 p.m….

The Centre for Policy Research is delighted to invite you to a seminar on   Litigating the Right to Health: Can Courts Bring Justice to Health?                                       Speakers: Professor Siri Gloppen and Namita Wahi   Date: Thursday, 30 January 2014    Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (lunch will be provided)     Venue:…

The Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi is organising a conference on “Land Rights, Environmental Protection and Inclusive Development in India”. The conference will feature three panels on “Andhra Pradesh and the Fifth Schedule to the Constitution”, “Gujarat and the Fifth Schedule to the Constitution”, and “Meghalaya and the Sixth Schedule” to the Constitution. The…

According to a notification in the Official Gazette dated December 19, 2013, the much awaited and rather controversial Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013, commonly referred to as the Land Acquisition Act,  has become effective as of January 1, 2014. The Draft Rules for Implementing the Act…