05 Sep 2011
The much-talked about Land Acquisition Bill, which provides for enhanced compensation to land owners and other benefits, was on Monday approved by the Union Cabinet notwithstanding reservations from some senior Ministers on some aspects.
31 Aug 2016
New Delhi: In a big setback to Tata Motors, the Supreme Court on Wednesday quashed the decision of the then West Bengal government to acquire the land in Singur for the Nano car plant. The land in Singur was acquired by the Left Front government in 2006.
25 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Former prime minister Manmohan Singh said that it is unlikely that the GDP figures are fudged and backed the new national income calculation method introduced by the Narendra Modi government.
15 Mar 2016
New Delhi: With the controversial Land Acquisition Bill pending for long, government today made a strong pitch in the Lok Sabha for "some sort of understanding" on it, saying passage of the legislation is necessary to make land available for the programme of 'Housing-for-All' by 2020.
09 Sep 2016
Shillong: Meghalaya on Friday became the 21st state to ratify the Constitution Amendment Bill on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) as the assembly unanimously gave its assent.
16 Mar 2016
New Delhi: The Joint Committee of Parliament examining the contentious land bill was today granted a sixth extension of its term for over four months on grounds that several states are yet to furnish details to it on a clause relating to compensation.
16 Sep 2016
New Delhi: In an order that would speed up construction work of Indian Railways and metro rail in various cities, Supreme Court today stayed an order of National Green Tribunal directing them to seek prior environmental clearances (ECs) for their projects like dedicated freight corridor.
14 Sep 2016
Singur (West Bengal): Redeeming a pledge she made years back, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday returned 9,117 land records to farmers and compensated 800 peasants from whom land had been taken against their will for the Tata Motors' Nano project.
19 Sep 2016
Lucknow: After assuming charge as Samajwadi Party Uttar Pradesh unit president, Shivpal Yadav on Sunday expelled a close relative of senior party leader Ram Gopal Yadav and another leader for their alleged involvement in land grabbing, a move that could once again fuel a war in the family.
07 Sep 2016
New Delhi: In an apparent snub to music composer Vishal Dadlani, the Supreme Court on Wednesday asked him to approach the high court in order to prevent his arrest in connection with the case against him over his criticism of Jain monk Tarun Sagar.