Karnataka govt to go after "big encroachers" of land

In the wake of Karnataka High Court's direction to the state government to act on big encroachers of government land and to clear encroachments of over five acres, Revenue Minister V Srinivas Prasad on Friday said the state government will take action on it on a war-footing.

CPI-ML socio-economic survey shows majority families landless

 The CPI-ML on Sunday released an extensive socio-economic survey of Bihar, which shows 60.74 per cent families living in the rural areas of the state as landless and grossly deprived on human development indicators.

Identified: 'Hidden' emissions in global meat trading

 An international team of researchers has estimated the amount of methane (CH4) and nitrous oxide (N2O) that countries release into the atmosphere when producing meat from livestock.

Goa CM Parrikar accuses Bombay High Court of land-grabbing

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday attacked the judiciary, specifically the Bombay High Court bench in Goa, for land-related irregularities, even accusing the judiciary of grabbing government land.

Land for AP capital to be procured on pooling system: Minister

 Andhra Pradesh Information, Public Relations and IT Minister P Raghunadha Reddy said here today that land for new capital of Andhra Pradesh will be procured from farmers through land pooling system where they would be shared a portion of their land after development.

We will provide land for setting up industries: Mamata

In the backdrop of criticism by the opposition over lack of industries in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said the state would provide land for setting them up.

Pakistan court stops selling of Gurudwara land

A Pakistani court has stopped the federal government from selling 28 acres of land belonging to a Gurdwara here to Defence Housing Authority (DHA).

Himachal cricket body row: Nod to prosecute Dhumal

In a setback to the opposition BJP in Himachal Pradesh, the Congress government Wednesday got sanction to initiate proceedings against opposition leader Prem Kumar Dhumal for alleged wrongdoing in allotment of land to the state cricket body led by his son.

`Land location overrides fertility; threat to food security`

With industrialisation, the location of a land overrides the fertility factors which may pose a threat to country`s food security problems, said a study released today.

How vertebrates evolved from sea to land

A new study has suggested that vertebrate locomotion has evolved from the simple left-right bending of the body exemplified by lampreys to the appearance of fins in bony fish to the movement of humans, with the complex nerve and muscle coordination necessary to move four limbs.

Mayawati promises three acres of land to MP`s landless people

Mayawati promised to give three acres of land to each landless person if her party is elected to power in Madhya Pradesh.

Water, land and tech should be judiciously used: Tariq Anwar

Water, land and modern technology should be used judiciously to maintain sustainable agriculture and achieve food security for the country`s constantly growing population in years to come, Union Minister of State for Agriculture Tariq Anwar said here Tuesday.

Odisha bid to retrieve land misused by ex-Armymen

In a bid to retrieve land allotted to ex-jawans of the Army after the 1962 war and were being allegedly misused, the Odisha government has asked district collectors to submit a list of such land.

DMDK MLA, arrested on land grabbing charge, gets bail

The Madras High Court granted bail to DMDK MLA AKT Raja, who was arrested on a land grabbing charge based on the complaint of his mother.

Govt to provide land, fund for Haj house in Aurangabad

Maharashtra Government will provide land and fund for construction of a Haj house in the city, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said.

HC notice to UP minister on illegal plotting of land

Allahabad High Court on Thursday issued notice to Minister of State for Mining (Independent Charge) Gayatri Prasad Prajapati.

DDA approves land pooling policy

Delhi`s land owning agency, Delhi Development Authority, has approved its ambitious land pooling policy.

Fraudsters in UP impersonate late SC Shukla, sell his land

Three times Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shyama Charan Shukla passed away more than six years back.

Sri Lanka court issues notice to authorities over land takeover

The Section 2 notices issued under the Land Acquisition Act specifies that 6,381 acres and 38.97 perches are to be acquired for Defence Battalion Headquarters.

Odisha acquires 2,100 acres for Posco: Report

Odisha government has acquired 2,100 acres of land for the proposed mega steel project by Posco-India in Jagatsinghpur district.