Govt for relook at Land Acquisition Act, labour laws

 The government on 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.

'Amendments to Land Acquisition Act likely in Winter session'

 The government is likely to bring amendments to the Land Acquisition Act in the Winter session of Parliament, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Thursday.

New land act may impact cost of renewable energy projects: Government

The new Land Acquisition Act may impact the total cost of renewable energy projects, Rajya Sabha was told on Monday.

States complain against Land Acquisition Act

Most of the states on Friday came out openly against the new Land Acquisition Act, complaining that it had hurt the process of acquiring land for infrastructure projects and demanded "drastic changes" in certain provisions of the farmer-friendly law.

No bar on purchase of private land: Jairam Ramesh to industry

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

New Land Acquisition Act comes into force

The new Land Acquisition Act, enacted by Parliament this year, comes into force on Wednesday.

Land Acquisition Act has `loopholes`: Medha Patkar

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".

TMC does not support the new Land Acquisition Act

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.

Amendments to Registration Act to help land owners

A bill to amend the century old Registration Act, introduced in the Rajya Sabha, will help in implementation of the proposed Land Acquisition legislation and allow land owners to get market value for their land.

Govt action in invoking urgent clause to acquire land upheld

Madras High Court has upheld Tamil Nadu government`s action in invoking urgent clause in the Land Acquisition Act to acquire 106.65 acres for setting up a 765/400kv sub-station in Dharmapuri district.

HC slams Delhi government for land acquisition

The Delhi HC has slammed the Delhi government for failing to respond to a plea by 172 farmers over takeover of their land using the urgency clause.

Amend Land Act for "rationale" settlement: SC

The Supreme Court noted that the Land Acquisition Act has become outdated and failed to adequately compensate the displaced land owners.

Govt cannot change purpose of acquired land: SC

Land acquired by Government or its
instrumentalities for a specific public purpose cannot be
changed and transferred to private individuals or corporate
bodies, the Supreme Court has held.

Parl panel for comprehensive land acquisition act

A Parliamentary panel has asked
the government to come up with a comprehensive Land
Acquisition Act after taking into account recent Supreme Court
observations in this regard.

‘Change Land Acquisition Act for N-power progress’

Its imperative to replace the old-era
Land Acquisition Act to address the country`s energy needs, MR Srinivasan said.

Land Acquisition Act is a fraud: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday observed that the Land Acquisition Act ought to be scrapped as it is a "fraud" devised by some "sick people".

`BSP will corner UPA on Land Acquisition Act`

BSP president and Uttar Pradesh
Chief Minister Mayawati on Sunday said that her party would
corner the UPA government in Parliament on the issue of Land
Acquisition Act.

Land act misused to favour realtors, say Greater Noida farmers

The 156-km Yamuna Expressway is to link New Delhi with Agra and reduce travel time by an hour.

Land Acquisition Act to be introduced in next Par session: RLD

Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) chief
Ajit Singh expressed hope that the crucial bill to amend
the Land Acquisition Act will be introduced in the next
session of the Parliament and it will favour the farmers.

Land Acquisition Act to be introduced in next Par session: RLD

Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) chief
Ajit Singh expressed hope that the crucial bill to amend
the Land Acquisition Act will be introduced in the next
session of the Parliament and it will favour the farmers.