HC directs ED, ACB to continue probe against Bhujbal

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday directed the state Anti-Corruption Bureau and Enforcement Directorate to continue its inquiry against former minister Chhagan Bhujbal and his family members for alleged money laundering and land grabbing.

Sharad Pawar defends Chhagan Bhujbal, says NCP stands by him
Sharad Pawar defends Chhagan Bhujbal, says NCP stands by him

Breaking his silence over ongoing probe by ACB against his party colleague Chhagan Bhujbal, NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Thursday came out in strong defence of the former deputy chief minister saying the investigators are more interested in 'publicity' than conducting a "fair" inquiry.

Bhujbal case: HC asks ACB to complete probe in 2 months

Disapproving the state Anti Corruption Bureau having already taken over six months to probe allegations of money laundering and land grabbing against former Maharashtra minister Chhagan Bhujbal, the Bombay High Court on Thursday directed the ACB to complete its investigation and submit a final report within two months.

Odisha promulgates ordinance on land grabbing

Making land grabbing a "cognizable" offence, the state government has promulgated The Odisha Land Grabbing (Prohibition) Ordinance, 2015 with provision of imprisonment for one to seven years besides penalty against offenders.

CPI(M) flays TN govt over "silence" on land grabbing ruling

 Hitting out at Tamil Nadu government over its "silence" on a verdict of the Madras High Court over land grabbing issue, CPI(M) on Sunday said the ruling could affect those who had lost their lands and urged the state to bring a legislation to protect the rights of affected persons.

Police bust land grabbing gang being operated from Tihar Jail

The Crime Branch of Delhi Police has busted a land-grabbing gang being operated from Tihar Jail and arrested two of its active members.

Karnataka minister rejects call for resignation over alleged land grabbing

Karnataka Food and Civil Supplies Minister Dinesh Gundu Rao on Saturday said he would not resign from the post as demanded by BJP for his alleged encroachment of government land as the case has been closed.

Odisha to promulgate an ordinance to curb land grabbing

 In a bid to curb land grabbing, Odisha government today decided to promulgate the Odisha Land Grabbing Prohibition Ordinance, 2014.

Alagiri gets conditional bail in land grabbing case

The Madurai Bench of the Madras High court on Friday granted conditional bail to the former Union Minister and expelled DMK leader MK Alagiri in a case relating to alleged grabbing of land belonging to a local temple.

Alagiri offers to give land back to temple

Former union minister and expelled DMK leader MK Alagiri, against whom a case had been booked for allegedly grabbing land belonging to a local temple, on Thursday said he was not aware that it belonged to the temple and offered to give it back to them.

Karnataka seeks Centre nod for special courts to try land grabbing cases

Karnataka Government would try to prevail upon the Central government to allow it to set up special courts to try cases of encroachment of government land and to get Presidential nod for the Karnataka Land Grabbing (Prohibition) Bill, 2011, passed by the legislature.

FIR against BJP MLA Gopal Shetty in land grabbing case

BJP MLA Gopal Shetty six others were booked for alleged land grabbing in suburban Kandivali as per a court directive after a widow contended that her property had been usurped, police said on Thursday.

Man tries to immolate self, family in UP

A man on Monday tried to immolate self and his family in front of the Superintendent of Police office here alleging land grabbing by a BSP MLA.

SFIO probing complaint against Asaram Bapu, says Pilot

Ministry of Corporate Affairs received complaints against Asaram Bapu and his son in an alleged 700-acre land grabbing case and the Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) is looking into matter.

FIR lodged against 14 for grabbing land

An FIR was registered against 14 people for allegedly grabbing a piece of land in Dankaur area in collusion with district employees.

TN police seeks cancellation of bail granted to DM

The Tamil Nadu police has sought cancellation of bail granted to a DMDK MLA, arrested for alleged land grabbing.

TN: DMDK MLA held on land grabbing charges

An MLA of actor Vijaykant led DMDK in Tamil Nadu was Wednesday arrested on the charge of land grabbing.

`Land grab cases against DMK leaders not by govt`

Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa Friday said that her govt had no role in the land grabbbing cases filed against DMK leaders.

Action against land grabbers to continue: TN

Ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu
Monday reasserted its commitment to continue action against land grabbing complaints in which many DMK men, including former ministers have been arrested.

Another ex-DMK minister arrested for land grab

Former DMK minister MP Swaminathan was arrested at Tirupur near Coimbatore on Monday morning in connection with a case of land grab.