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Farmers demand acquisition of entire area to reap benefits

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

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

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

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

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

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’

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.

Simply Put: What now in Gurgaon after SC restores acquisition?

Haryana announced land acquisition in 2004, withdrew it in 2007 after owners had already sold cheap to builders. It was fraud, apex court said on Monday.

Land acquisition: SC to await outcome of constitution bench decision

A three-judge bench was informed that a five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra had yesterday decided to deliberate upon all aspects relating to the issue.

Highway Upgradation & SEZ development: Land costs more than double on higher payout

In last two years, land acquisition costs, measured in terms of compensation paid for every hectare of land acquired, shot up from Rs 0.9 crore in FY14 to Rs 2.05 crore in FY16 for highway development

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Mangu Singh On Land Acquisition & Rehabilitation

Managing Director of Delhi Metro, Mangu Singh, explains why construction of metro rail in India is different from anywhere in the world, argues that Transit Oriented Development “won’t help reduce existing metro burden”, contends that a 24/7 metro service is not possible because a breather is necessary, says DMRC has enough revenue to sustain the […]