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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
17 Sep 2016
New Delhi: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he feels embarrassed when he goes abroad and people there call India, the land of rapes.
17 Sep 2016
New Delhi: Terming GST reform as a ‘game changer’, Cabinet Secretary PK Sinha on Saturday said the government is working ‘overtime’ to implement the indirect tax regime from April 1 next year.
21 Sep 2016
Washington: Two powerful American lawmakers have introduced a bill in the US House of Representatives to designate Pakistan a state sponsor of terrorism, saying it was time the US stopped paying the country for its "betrayal".
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.
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.