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Govt rejects BMC land acquisition proposal for public amenities

November 24, 2021 8:35 am

As per the policy proposal, the BMC -- citing financial strain – would not initiate acquisition of a land reserved for amenities like gardens, playgrounds, library, art museums in the DP-2034 if it would cost more than Rs 100 crore or Rs 1 lakh per sqm.

Land acquisition process begins for Western Railways line

October 28, 2021 3:03 am

The 30.19 km corridor between Borivali and Mumbai Central will cost Rs 402 crore and will be completed by 2023.

Chhattisgarh: 300-km march to save state’s ‘lungs’ from mining

October 13, 2021 8:12 am

The march — of more than 300 km — is to register their protest against coal mining projects, and what they allege is “illegal” land acquisition.

‘Fastest’ land acquisition in Mumbai: How Nagpur-Mumbai expressway got farmers on its side

February 14, 2021 7:51 am

Soon after the announcement, large-scale protests broke out with farmer groups objecting to the acquisition and the diverse terrain, including reserved forests and sanctuaries, raising questions of environmental sustainability.

Aerotropolis Residential Estate Punjab tweaks policy: to offer land for land in lieu of compensation

July 23, 2020 2:31 pm

The policy change will also facilitate development of industrial estate in Sectors 101 and 103 in Mohali by easing the process of acquisition of land for timely execution of development projects.

Land acquisition disputes can't be re-opened if process completed before Jan 1, 2014: SC

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.

Explained: Bench strength, validity of law — why land acquisition matter is back in SC

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.

Explained: Land acquisition case is back on SC table; here are the questions of law involved

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.

Constitution bench to interpret Land Acquisition Act to begin hearing on Oct 15

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.

Farmers demand acquisition of entire area to reap benefits

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).