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Venkaiah Naidu blames opposition for ‘slowing’ housing scheme

In his statement during a discussion on the Demand for Grants for his ministry, Naidu said chief ministers of some of the states, where the proposals are lagging, have informed him that the unavailability of land is a problem.

Centre opposes Reliance plea against new land Act clause

Says the new land Act not only for acquisition, but also for ‘fair compensation’


Two acquisitions that lapsed because Gujarat delayed taking possession

The Act came into effect in January 2014. In both cases, the court invoked section 24(2), which sets the time-frame of five years for land that had been acquired under the previous Land Acquisition Act of 1894.

Centre’s bill on hold, states move on land acquisition

The view of having separate land laws across different states was reinforced after a meeting of the governing council of the NITI Aayog with chief ministers this July.

Land Bill: BJP fields three ministers to take on Congress VP Rahul Gandhi

Transport Minister Gadkari said Congress leaders have been indulging in “spreading baseless allegations” on the land Bill.

Land law not the only rollback: Seeds Bill put on hold over ‘GM’ clause

The move comes despite three rounds of inter-ministerial consultations on the Seeds Bill, during which all ministries agreed to its major provisions, including five recent amendments.


Not to re-promulgate land ordinance is not a setback for government, says Arun Jaitley

Jaitley said rather than allowing the parliamentary stalemate to carry on, the Centre followed an alternative route which will give flexibility to states to change land acquisition laws as per their requirement.

Why Centre should leave land to the states

A state-centric strategy on land acquisition will permit a more nuanced approach. It will also promote competitive federalism.

New land Bill will create hurdles for solar power projects, says Sanjiv Goenka

'If you don’t get land, getting solar energy will be out of question,' says Sanjiv Goenka.

Land bill deferment- Projects in state will not be hurt: CM Devendra Fadnavis

Devendra Fadnavis said, “The centre’s decision to defer the land bill will not have any adverse impact on projects in Maharashtra.”

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Congress takes to the street against Land Bill

Terming the BJP-led Central government 'anti-farmer', Congress on Monday staged a protest at Jantan Mantar against the Land Acquisition bill.

Arvind Kejriwal shares stage with Anna Hazare during his agitation against Land Acquisition Bill

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal with social activist Anna Hazare during agitation against the ordinance on Land Acquisition Bill at Parliament street in New Delhi on Feb 24th 2015.


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