March 06, 2020 9:31 pm
A five-judge Constitution bench interpreted section 24 of the 'Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013' as there were two conflicting verdicts by different benches of the apex court on the issue.
October 15, 2019 9:46 am
The scheduled hearing will decide the legality of several cases of land acquisition that took place across the country before 2009. The matter also raises significant questions on judicial discipline, and how judgments of the court are applied while deciding subsequent cases on similar issues.
October 13, 2019 9:21 pm
A three-judge Bench while interpreting Section 24(2), ruled by a 2-1 majority that if a landowner refuses the compensation offered by the developer, he cannot take advantage of his own wrongdoing, and have the acquisition proceedings lapse under the old law.
October 13, 2019 5:45 am
Conflicting decisions in the matter by two three-judge benches had snowballed into a row in early 2018, forcing the Supreme Court to refer it to a five-judge Constitution bench.
March 05, 2019 2:29 am
According to the notification issued on February 19, the Housing and Urban Development Department would acquire 737 acres of land of four villages including, Bakarpur (586 acres), Rurka (5.38 acres), Safipur (8 acres), Naraingarh (68.6 acres) and Chatt (68.43 acres).
February 02, 2019 5:55 pm
It is reported that the situation at DND is now normal and there is no obstruction to traffic movement.
August 26, 2018 8:04 pm
An international airport has been proposed in Jewar in Gautam Buddh Nagar for which around 5,000 hectare of land is to be acquired. The reported cost of the airport, scheduled to begin operations by 2022-23, would be Rs 15,000-20,000 crore.
August 02, 2018 12:30 am
Forcible land acquisition for highway and railway projects could be the next flashpoint in the Valley
July 10, 2018 6:53 am
Godrej executives did not want to comment on the matter, but NHSRCL officials said the company has not made any monetary demand for the original land and has merely offered another site.
June 18, 2018 6:09 pm
According to a recent report, the state requires 8,636 hectares, including 7,290 hectares of private land for the mega expressway project which has run into a controversy due to protests against land acquisitions by various partners, including the Shiv Sena, an ally in his government.
August 31, 2015 1:47 pm