No forceful acquisition of land for industrialisation: Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday once again made it clear that there would be no forceful acquisition of land for setting up industry.

BSP members walkout from Assembly over land acquisition issue

Accusing the ruling Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh of not fulfilling the promises made in its election manifesto for increased compensation to farmers on land acquisition, BSP members Wednesday walked out from the state Assembly.

Supreme Court clears way for land acquisition for Jamia

Clearing the decks for the expansion of Jamia Millia Islamia, the Supreme Court allowed the Delhi government to acquire about 26 hectares of prime land in Okhla village in south Delhi.

Shia protest over Karbala land acquisition add to traffic woes

Shia protesters led by cleric Kalbe Jawad on Wednesday continued with their agitation against acquisition of Karbala land in Jor Bagh area, which led to nightmarish experience for travellers as traffic was thrown out of gear across the city.

Multi-crop land acquisition should be last resort: Ramesh

The Centre said it is up to the states how much multi-crop irrigated land they could acquire for urban and industrial infrastructure.

Assam strikes balance on land acquisition

Assam today said despite scarcity of land in the state it could not wash off its hands like West Bengal on the ground that it could not help in land acquisition for private projects.

Cabinet okays proposal for faster land transfer for metro rail

Metro projects will get faster land transfers as Union Cabinet cleared proposal under which metro companies will be treated under rules are applied to Central Public Sector Undertakings.

Expedite land acquisition for construction of roads: Omar

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday asked officials to expedite land acquisition for construction of roads under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY).

Two farmers attempt self-immolation

Two farmers tried to immolate themselves in Dadri area, demanding higher compensation for their land acquired by a private builder.

Land acquisition through negotiation: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said there will be no forced land acquisition.

Posco land takeover resumes in Odisha

Amid tension in proposed Posco plant area where three anti-project activists were killed last night while allegedly making bombs, Odisha government on Sunday resumed land acquisition for the mega steel project.

Odisha resumes land takeover for Posco amid police-protesters clashes

After being halted for more than a year, land acquisition for the showpiece Rs 52,000-crore Posco steel plant in Odisha resumed today amid clashes between police and protesters.

`WB investor friendly, but land acquisition still an issue`

West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan said that although the state was "investor friendly", land acquisition still remained an issue.

Waiting to see Centre`s bill on land acquisition: Mamata

West Bengal CM said she was waiting to see what shape the Centre`s controversial bill on land acquisition takes.

Cong to launch agitation against farmers` land acquisition

Congress on Sunday announced to launch an agitation on December 2 from Barhi village in Katni district where farmers have been opposing land acquisition for a private power plant.

Congress slams MP`s BJP Government over land acquisition

Opposition Congress on Friday accused Madhya Pradesh`s BJP Government of cheating farmers in the name of industrial development.

Anti-land acquisition group claims police firing in Birbhum

Days after violence in state`s Birbhum district, an anti-land acquisition group claimed that the police had opened fire on the villagers.

Birbhum clash has nothing to do with land acquisition

Saying "sorry" for the police-villagers clash at Loba village, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee denied it had anything to do with land acquisition.

WB: 27 cops, six villagers injured in clash

At least 27 policemen, including three officers, and six villagers were injured in pitched battles early Tuesday in West Bengal`s Birbhum district.

Farmers agitate against land acquisition in Rajasthan

Hundreds of farmers in Rajasthan district bordering Pakistan are up in arms against the state government`s notice to acquire 2,300 hectares of land.