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Farmers will benefit if land acquisition for corporates is minimised: CJI

Expressing concerns for the marginalised and small farmers in the country, the Chief Justice of India HL Dattu on Saturday said it would be "immensely helpful" for agricultural community if state governments could minimise acquiring and handing over farm land to corporates even as he stressed for "fair" compensation to agriculturists.

360 villages under Lal Dora, restriction on farm land eased

Lal Dora refers to land which is that part of the village `abadi` (habitation) which is used for non-agricultural purpose only.

No farm land acquired for Rajiv Gandhi Trust: Cong

Congress on Wednesday termed as "height
of fertile imagination" the controversy surrounding land-lease
in Gurgaon to Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust.

Avoid giving farm land to industry: Centre to states

Wary of farmers` opposition to
land acquisitions, the Centre on Tuesday asked states not to allow
farm land for industries and said waste land should be
provided for projects.