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Ex-Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda questioned by CBI in Manesar land deal case

Ex-Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda questioned by CBI in Manesar land deal case

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officials on Monday questioned former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda in connection with Manesar land deal scam.

Telangana assembly passes amendment to Land Acquisition Act

The Telangana assembly on Sunday passed amendments to the Land Acquisition Act sent back by the Law Ministry, amid protests by the Congress demanding a discussion on farmers' problems.

Will NDA's loss in Bihar elections slow down the pace of economic reforms?

Will NDA's loss in Bihar elections slow down the pace of economic reforms?

Would the Bihar elections result have any impact on the Centre's ability to get the important bills passed in the Parliament?

Cabinet to decide fate of land Ordinance: Arun Jaitley

The suspense over fate of the Ordinance that amended the Land Acquisition Act continued Wednesday, with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley saying the Cabinet will take a call on it.

Land acquisition ordinance gets Presidential assent

The ordinance on Land Acquisition Act envisaging procuring land for industrial corridors, rural infrastructure, defence and housing on Wednesday received Presidential assent.

'Easier land acquisition will boost affordable housing'

The real estate industry has welcomed the Cabinet's decision to amend the Land Acquisition Act, saying it will boost construction of affordable housing.

Cabinet likely to discuss Land Acquisition Act today

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA Government is reportedly scheduled to clear a proposal to take the ordinance route to amend the Land Acquisition Act on Monday.

Arun Jaitley vows to amend Land Act, promises non-aggressive tax policy

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday promised a reasonable and rational tax policy, which will not be "ultra-aggressive" with tax payers, to make India a hub of low-cost manufacturing.

Govt for relook at Land Acquisition Act, labour laws

The government Wednesday said it is looking at changing some "illogical provisions" of the land acquisition law and is open to rationalising labour laws to spur economic growth.

Govt moves to make investor-friendly changes in Land Act

Government is moving to water down certain provisions of the Land Acquisition Act to make it investor-friendly and has initiated consultations with political parties to evolve a consensus on the changes to be made in the farmer-friendly Law.

Rural Ministry suggests industry-friendly changes in Land Act

The Rural Development Ministry has suggested a number of amendments to the Land Acquisition Act which would water down pro-farmer provisions like mandatory consent of at least 70 percent locals for acquiring land for PPP projects and 80 percent for acquiring land for private projects.

Draft rules on new land acquisition law soon: Min

Karnataka Revenue department is hopeful of tabling the draft rules in the next Assembly session to implement the new land acquisition law after getting Cabinet approval tomorrow.

No bar on purchase of private land: Ramesh to industry

With the new Land Acquisition Act coming into force, government on Wednesday sought to allay apprehension of the industry, saying there is no bar whatsoever on purchase of private land.

'RR provisions in new Land Acquisition Act to benefit society'

The old Act was more than 100 years old and needed a revamp for the benefit of the society as well as for the industry executing big projects, Chatterjee told reporters here.

Historic land acquisition act to come into force from Jan 1

The historic Land Acquisition Act to provide just and fair compensation to farmers will come into force from January 1 next year, the government said on Tuesday.

New land act not anti-industry: Jairam Ramesh

Union Minister for Rural Development Jairam Ramesh Sunday allayed fears of Indian industry and said the new Land Acquisition Act would make projects economically viable.