Land Acquisition

Karnataka amends Land Acquisition Bill to fast track projects

It was considered necessary to amend the Bill after the state faced difficulties in acquiring land under the provisions of the Principal Act.

published on : 14th February 2019

Kuppam-Marikuppam rail line stalled over land acquisition in Andhra Pradesh

The 23.88-km Broad Gauge line connecting the two states was sanctioned in the Railway budget 2012-2013, with the project cost estimated to be Rs  279.54 crore.

published on : 14th January 2019

Ensure compensation before NH land acquisition, says MLA Hibi Eden

Hibi Eden said he had suggested to the government and NHAI officers to introduce elevated highway by which hassles regarding land acquisition can be avoided.

published on : 4th January 2019

Land Acquisition Officer pulled up for compensation to third party

While the petitioner claimed ownership over the property, her relatives sold it to Shenbagaraman through a power-of-attorney.

published on : 3rd January 2019

Tension as farmers resist government bid to acquire land

A large number of revenue and police officials went to Motumarla village to acquire 210 acres of agriculture land located on Dharmavaram-Puttaparthi road for construction of houses.

published on : 13th December 2018

Maharashtra stays land acquisition for Nanar refinery after talks with Sena

The Sena, a ruling ally of the BJP-led state government, has been opposing the project on the grounds that it is against the interest of the farmers and would destroy ecology in Ratnagiri district.

published on : 28th November 2018

Telangana elections: Five oustees continue to fight Goliath TRS in Bailampur

Since late 2016, when the government issued a notification for the acquisition of land in Bailampur, the village has become a bastion of opposition directed against the TRS government.

published on : 17th November 2018

APCRDA plans to acquire 2,400 acres by invoking new Land Acquisition Act

The villagers have been opposing the take over of thousands of acres of fertile lands and have remained defiant for the last couple of years. 

published on : 29th October 2018

No land acquisition without compensation: Hyderabad High Court

The judge directed authorities not to dispossess the petitioners of the subject lands without payment of compensation as per the Land Act 2013.

published on : 16th October 2018

Centre can't delegate land acquisition power to state government for bullet train project: Farmers

The petitioners have maintained that as this is a multi-state project (across Gujarat and Maharashtra), the acquisition should take place under the central act of 2013.

published on : 16th October 2018

Chennai Salem Green Corridor: Don’t precipitate matter relating to land acquisition, TN government directed

The judges were passing further interim orders on a batch of writ petitions from the land owners, challenging the acquisition of their land, on Tuesday.

published on : 21st September 2018

Madras High Court upholds section enabling land acquisition for green corridor

It is neither unconstitutional nor null and void and is held to be a valid piece of legislation, a division bench of Justices T S Sivagnanam and V Bhavani Subbaroyan said on Tuesday.

published on : 5th September 2018

Nearly 1,700 owners have agreed for land acquisition for Jewar airport, says MLA Dhirendra Singh

At least 159 landowners Saturday agreed for the acquisition of their land by authorities, the MLA said.

published on : 2nd September 2018

Tamil Nadu man, wife try to kill selves over Chennai-Salem Green Express Corridor land acquisition

When the revenue officials came to mark their land for the project, the couple opposed it and doused themselves in kerosene to set themselves ablaze.

published on : 28th June 2018

Chennai-Salem Expressway: We need our lands, not compensation, say Tiruvannamalai farmers

Tiruvannamalai will be the worst affected if the Chennai-Salem Greenfield Highway project is implemented.

published on : 23rd June 2018
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