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SC orders CBI probe into land acquisition by Congress govt in 2009

Villagers had argued that their land was acquired under Section 4 of the Land Acquisition Act, which has a public purpose clause, but was later transferred to private developers

After the initial euphoria, Modi government has created widespread despondency

During elections, PM Modi had made huge claims about our “demographic dividend” and had promised 100 million jobs in manufacturing by 2022


In a controversial move, AP govt to acquire land in 10 villages under Land Acquisition Act

Farmers in these 10 villages are reluctant to part with their land and have not participated in the Land Pooling Scheme which is voluntary.

Joint Parliamentary Committee: Land Bill provisions ‘alarming’, drop them, farmers tell panel

Leaders of five farmer organisations said it will cause losses to farmers whose land had been acquired under the old law and who have not accepted compensation till date.

On land, a new way

States must institutionalise land reconstitution. They could learn how to do it from Gujarat.

Land Acquisition Bill: Plot continues to thicken on the biggest policy battle of the year

While the future path remains unclear, the BJP leadership does not seem keen on relenting significantly on its Bill , whose passage is being viewed as a test of the Modi government’s reform mettle.


‘New GR on land acquisition to help speed up 1000 cases in Pune’

Most of these cases involve land acquisition for highways, rehabilitation of farmers, irrigation canals and roads, say officials.

CM’s enterprise

By supporting competitive federalism, Devendra Fadnavis acknowledges the aspirations of the modern voter.

Bringing ordinance to amend Land Act a fascist move: Jairam Ramesh

Ramesh has said the govt should take people into confidence and clear their doubts over important issues.

GST, land bills may go to House panels

Govt may refer the GST bill, passed by Lok Sabha, to a select committee in Rajya Sabha; banks on joint committee for land bill.

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Congress, Anna up the ante against land Bill; protests continue in Delhi

Congress has been attacking the government on the issue, saying the bill was 'ill conceived and anti-farmer'.

Anna Hazare flags off protest march against Land Acquisition Bill

Hazare will also participate in a two-day agitation at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on February 23 and 24.