Sri Lanka enacts ban on foreigners buying land

Sri Lanka passed legislation banning land purchases by foreigners, a move the government said would curb tax evasion but critics said could hinder its offshore investment ambitions. 

Rajasthan House passes bill allowing lease of land for power units

The Rajasthan Assembly on Thursday passed an amendment bill enabling land owner to lease land for to power (solar and wind energy) producers for thirty years.

New land bill will prevent forcible acquisition: Ramesh

The new land bill once implemented would stop forced land acquisition in the country and would protect the rights of farmers and tribals, Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh said here Wednesday.

Land Bill to benefit country`s farmers: PM

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said the Land Acquisition Bill passed by Parliament will benefit thousands of farmers across the country.

Riding on Land, Food bills Cong to revive `Garibi hatao` plank

With Lok Sabha polls just eight months away, Congress plans to go to town on the Food Security and Land Acquisition bills with the message that Sonia Gandhi is taking forward the "Garibi hatao" plank championed by Indira Gandhi.

Land, Food Bills will change face of the country: Jairam

The land acquisition and food security Bills introduced recently by UPA government will change the face of the country, Union Minister for Rural Development, Jairam Ramesh, said here on Saturday.

Five things you need to know about Land Acquisition Bill

Here are five things you need to know about the Land Acquisition Bill.

Lok Sabha to take up land bill on Thursday

After the passage of the landmark food security bill, the Lok Sabha is Thursday set to debate and pass another key legislation of the UPA government, the land acquisition and rehabilitation bill, government sources said.

Food, Land Bills on Lok Sabha agenda tomorrow

Despite BJP escalating confrontation in Parliament, government has listed two key bills, including the ambitious National Food Security Bill, for consideration and passage in the Lok Sabha on Thursday.

Wrong on govt`s part to claim consensus on Land Bill: Left

Left parties contested the government`s claim that there was a consensus on the Land Acquisition Bill.

Sushma suggests `middle path` to end impasse over land bill

Sushma Swaraj suggested another round of all-party meeting when government opposed some parties` contention that the bill should be sent back to a Parliamentary panel for further scrutiny.

No headway on land bill, parties to meet again on Apr 18

New Delhi: An all-party meeting to iron out differences on the contentious land acquisition bill on Tuesday failed to make much headway amid divergent views.

Land Bill not to be tabled in Bengal House

The proposed much-awaited Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and resettlement Bill, 2011, will
not be tabled in the current session of WB Assembly.

Meghalaya to write to Centre on land bill

Meghalaya has decided to write to the Center to exclude the state from the purview of the Land Acquisition and Rehabilitation & Resettlement Bill.

BJP Kisan Morcha to meet Par panel on Land Bill

A delegation of BJP Kisan Morcha will
meet the Parliamentary Standing Committee examining the
proposed Land Acquisition Bill on November 16.