Govt takes back land from Asaram Bapu

The district administration has reclaimed a piece of land which was allegedly in illegal possession of an ashram run by followers of religious guru Asaram Bapu

Dec 31, 2010, 09:15 AM IST

Madras HC orders status quo on Raj Bhavan land

Madras High Court on Thursday ordered
status quo "on the condition" of the Raj Bhavan land located
in a vast reserved forest area in the city, on a PIL opposing
proposed construction of a 500-bed hospital.

Dec 16, 2010, 23:29 PM IST

Centre`s assurance to Delhi HC on Kandla Port land lease

The Center on Wednesday assured the
Delhi High Court that it would not renew the lease of Kandla
Port Trust (KPT) land in Gujarat to private players without
the court`s permission.

Dec 15, 2010, 21:51 PM IST

Neera Yadav out of jail

Controversial former Uttar
Pradesh chief secretary Neera Yadav, who was sentenced to four
years imprisonment in a Noida land scam case, was today
released on bail after spending seven days in a jail here.

Dec 14, 2010, 22:43 PM IST

No regularisation of encroachments on govt land: HP

The Himachal Pradesh government
on Thursday said it is not considering any proposal to regularise
encroachments on government land.

Dec 09, 2010, 23:59 PM IST

Ex-CM, MPs, Minister, IAS officers encroach land

A former chief minister of
Orissa and Congress MP, a ruling BJD MP and a minister in the
Naveen Patnaik cabinet were among the 95 people identified as
having encroached precious government land in the state
capital here.

Dec 08, 2010, 18:31 PM IST

2 former Goa CMs helped allot land to SEZ: Parrikar

Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party
(BJP) in Goa on Wednesday alleged two former state chief ministers
Pratapsinh Rane and Luizinho Faleiro had allegedly facilitated allotment of land to the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) land scam.

Dec 02, 2010, 00:05 AM IST

Trinamool conspiring to take away land given by LF: Buddhadeb

Trinamool Congress` call
for a change in West Bengal was a conspiracy to forcibly take
back land given to landless farmers by Left Front since 1977,
Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee alleged on Saturday.

Nov 27, 2010, 19:20 PM IST

SCs/STs hold 19.1% of country`s agri land

The population of scheduled
castes (SCs) and scheduled tribes (STs) holds only 19.1 per
cent of the total agricultural land in the country, Parliament
was informed on Tuesday.

Nov 23, 2010, 22:02 PM IST

Three killed in land dispute in Bihar

Three dalits were shot dead by unidentified gunmen at Pathua village under Pipra police station in Bihar`s Lakhisarai district last night, police

Nov 18, 2010, 15:23 PM IST

Madras HC declines to direct govt to give back land to individual

The Madurai bench of the Madras High
Court has declined to give a direction to the state government
to give back to a person eight acres acquired for constructing
a water tank at Pattukottai in Thanjavur district.

Nov 15, 2010, 21:06 PM IST

Tribal land scam: UDF stand vindicated, says Chandy

Senior Congress leader
Oommen Chandy on Wednesday said the UDF stand that there had been
gorss irregularities in transfer of tribal
land at Attappady to a private wind mill
farm had been vindicated by today`s cabinet decision.

Nov 10, 2010, 21:35 PM IST

Tribals to get back usurped land in Palakkad: Kerala CM

Kerala Chief Minister VS Achuthanandan on Wednesday said land belonging to ethnic tribals at Attapadi near Palakkad, where a private firm has set up windmills, would be given back to the tribals.

Nov 10, 2010, 17:35 PM IST

How some fish can stay on land up to 2 months!

Some species of fish can stay alive for up to 2 months on land - it`s because of their skin.

Nov 09, 2010, 15:47 PM IST

Haryana betters its own land acquisition policy

Haryana`s land acquisition policy, which has been touted to be the best in the country and protects the rights of farmers, has just got better.

Nov 04, 2010, 00:00 AM IST

Land given to Gen Kapoor was as per rules: Hooda

Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder
Singh Hooda on Wednesday night said former Army Chief Gen Deepak Kapoor,
was given a
residential plot in Gurgaon by the state government last year
as per laid down policy.

Nov 03, 2010, 22:57 PM IST

Mamata skips Pranab meet on Land Acquisition Bill

Trinamool Congress chief
Mamata Banerjee, a staunch opponent of the proposed Land
Acquisition (Amendment) Bill, today failed to turn up at a
meeting convened by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee.

Oct 25, 2010, 22:27 PM IST

Waqf Board should withdraw claim to disputed land: Mahasabha

ABHM on Wednesday said that a settlement in the Ram Janmabhoomi-
Babri mosque dispute could be worked out amicably through
negotiations provided the Sunni Central Waqf Board
relinquishes its claim over the land.

Oct 20, 2010, 21:10 PM IST

No land deal final until registered, rules SC

The Supreme Court has held that no land transaction would attain finality unless it was duly registered and no sale deed of land would get a back-dated finality by its registration subsequently.

Oct 14, 2010, 20:34 PM IST

Mahasabha asks Hindu outfits not to leave land for Muslims

Hindu Mahasabha has asked all Hindu outfits not to negotiate for an amicable solution with Muslims.

Oct 08, 2010, 18:03 PM IST