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LAND ACQUISITION NEWS

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).

Farmers protest on DND flyway ends on second day

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.

Jewar Airport: Why some farmers are resisting land acquisition

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.

Agriculture in Jammu and Kashmir: Shrinking farmlands

August 02, 2018 12:30 am

Forcible land acquisition for highway and railway projects could be the next flashpoint in the Valley

Bullet train agency studies Godrej offer for alternate plot

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.

Devendra Fadnavis informs that 93 per cent land acquired for Mumbai-Nagpur Expressway

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.

Years on, Manesar farmers say ‘duped by Hooda govt’

March 14, 2018 1:41 am

The state had issued a notification expressing its intent to acquire land amounting to 912 acres for the purpose, affecting primarily Manesar, Naurangpur and Lakhnoula village in Gurgaon.

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