23 Jul 2014
New Delhi: No highway projects would be bid out without 80 percent land acquisition so as to fast-track infrastructure development, and a shelf of 300 projects with all clearances will be created, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said here on Wednesday.
24 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The Cabinet on Thursday approved 49 percent foreign investment in insurance companies through the FIPB route ensuring management control in the hands of Indian promoters..
15 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The Union Rural Development Ministry has suggested a number of amendments to the Land Acquisition Act which would water down pro-farmer provisions like mandatory consent of at least 70 percent locals for acquiring land for PPP projects and 80 percent for acquiring land for private projects.
21 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Pushing ahead with its expansion plans, Tata Power is scouting for investment opportunities in select overseas geographies and eyeing assets available for acquisition due to financial stress in power sector.
15 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The Parliament on Monday passed a Bill to transfer parts of Telanaga's Khammam district to Andhra Pradesh in connection with the construction of the Polavaram irrigation project with the Rajya Sabha giving its assent to the measure.
21 Jul 2014
London: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Monday termed the 95-run win over England, their first Test victory at the historic Lord's in nearly three decades, a "memorable" one and said the visitors had learnt from their disastrous 2011 tour.
22 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Fast tracking the budgetary exercise, the Parliament is expected to pass the Finance Bill by July 28.
19 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Major changes are in the offing in the way the PM's National Relief Fund is managed as Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday directed that the Gujarat model should be emulated in selection of beneficiaries, giving priority to the poor and children.
27 Jun 2014
New Delhi: Several BJP-ruled states on Friday criticized the Land Acquisition Act, saying it was enacted in a hurry due to Lok Sabha elections and its provisions were adversely affecting even small projects.
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.