The government is trying to evolve a "balanced" approach towards security needs and demands for exempting residential colonies near defence land from obtaining no-objection certificates from Defence Ministry for carrying out development work, Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.
The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the Centre on a public interest litigation seeking investigation of the alleged encroachment of defence land and its commercial exploitation without any revenue gain to the exchequer.
In the backdrop of scams such
as Sukna and Adarsh, the CAG said there were "large
scale discrepancies" in land records which could result in
further "encroachments and land grabs" on properties of the
After blowing the lid off the
Adarsh scam in Mumbai, Trinamool Congress MP
Ambica Banerjee has now alleged that another defence land in
the metropolis was given away to a private pharma company
through a NOC from the army.