Land Acquisition

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Wary of fallout, government may delay call on changes in land law

The second sticking point is expanding the list of projects which are exempted under the Act by including infrastructure and defence projects.

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UPA panel set tough norms for tribal land, NDA sits on report

Make gram sabha consent mandatory for acquisition of land, even by the government for its own use.


NPCIL board comes up with rehab offer for land owners

The total estimated cost of the proposed project is around Rs 60,000 crore.


In Rajasthan’s wake

State governments could set the ball rolling on contentious reform.


Land acquisition: Now, double circle rate in urban areas, four times in rural

The Cabinet also approved establishing of a highway patrol force in the state.


Revisit and review

2013 law freezes land acquisition by imposing lengthy procedures and high costs.

Land acquisition a tall order amid high compensation demands

The MMRDA had until now been facing strong opposition to even conduct a land survey.


‘New govt should give top priority to land acquisition’

Infrastructure projects are likely to get a major push under his regime.

Land acquisition by Greater Noida Authority set aside

A total of nearly 73 had been acquired in Hazratpur and other villages by the Greater Noida Authority through notifications issued in March and November 2009.

Saved by the bell

Posco signed the deal with the Odisha government in 2005 and the project had been strongly backed by both Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Govt clears Rs 1,912 crore of road projects in Bihar,Gujarat

Govt approved the widening of highways in Bihar and Gujarat at an estimated cost of Rs 1,912 cr.

MHA drafts Bill to clear border fencing hurdles

An official said the Bill would ensure such clearances did not hamper construction along such strategic roads.

‘Steel is key driving factor in economy’

Leaders and experts from the Steel industry discussed measures to boost the region’s steel production.

PM fast-tracks Maharashtra airport projects

The proposed airport,which is meant to cater to 60 million passengers annually,will come up on 1,268 hectares in the Chakan-Khed area.