Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 19:15
Noted social activist Medha Patkar claimed there are "loopholes" in the Land Acquisition Act and political parties should listen to the voice of the "struggling people".
Last Updated: Friday, November 01, 2013, 20:01
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.
Last Updated: Monday, October 28, 2013, 19:08
Trinamool Congress secretary general Partha Chatterjee Monday said the party does not support the Land Acquisition Act, 2013 as a lot of issues needed to be discussed.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 18:20
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.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 00:45
With Lok Sabha polls not too far away, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday signalled that the ambitious Food Security and Land Acquisition Acts brought in by the Centre would give a new deal to the people, especially the farmers and the poor.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 29, 2013, 21:37
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.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 29, 2013, 19:37
Around four crore tribals have been displaced over the last few decades as the existing land acquisition law did not provide for rehabilitation and this paved the way for spread of Naxalism, Jairam Ramesh said on Sunday.
Last Updated: Friday, September 27, 2013, 19:18
The Land Acquisition Bill, passed by Parliament during the Monsoon Session to replace a 119-year-old legislation, became a law with President Pranab Mukherjee giving assent to it.
Last Updated: Friday, September 27, 2013, 18:24
The Centre said it is up to the states how much multi-crop irrigated land they could acquire for urban and industrial infrastructure.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 15:21
Describing the Land Acquisition Bill as historic and revolutionary, the union minister said that provisions have been made to provide more compensation to the people.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 14:32
Allaying fears of domestic industry on the Land Acquisition legislation, the government on Wednesday said the law is not against India Inc and that the corporates should involve local people in the development process.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 15, 2013, 16:51
Land Acquisition Bill would be notified by early next year after framing of rules, Union Minister Jairam Ramesh said and stressed legislation will play an important role in curbing Maoist problem.
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