Articles about Land Acquisition Act

Farmers continue protest; Congress-ruled states looking to "bypass" farm laws

29 Sep 2020

India
Farmers continue protest; Congress-ruled states looking to "bypass" farm laws

Farmers across the country are continuing their protest against three laws, that the Centre claims will give them access to markets of their choice. The Bills, which were passed in the Monsoon Session, became laws with President Ram Nath Kovind's signature on Sunday.

Gujarat: HC quashes compensation awarded to farmers for land acquisition

27 Nov 2018

India
Gujarat: HC quashes compensation awarded to farmers for land acquisition

The Gujarat High Court yesterday quashed the compensation awarded to farmers for land acquired for a national highway and an expressway and ordered their re-determination in accordance with law.

Palghar villagers want doctors, street-lights to give land for bullet-train-project

17 Jun 2018

India
Palghar villagers want doctors, street-lights to give land for bullet-train-project

The villagers of Maharashtra's Palghar district want ponds, ambulances, solar street lights, and doctors before giving their lands to the government's bullet train project, officials said.

Special status for Andhra Pradesh a right: Rahul Gandhi

06 Jun 2017

Politics
Special status for Andhra Pradesh a right: Rahul Gandhi

Speaking at Guntur in AP recently, Rahul Gandhi stated that Special Category Status (SCS) was the state's right.

Mumbai: Western Railways fix plastic recycling machines at railway stations

29 Mar 2017

Mumbai
Mumbai: Western Railways fix plastic recycling machines at railway stations

Owing to the success of the 'Swachh Bharat Recycle Machine' at Churchgate station, the Western Railways (WR) has broadened its initiative and plans to install 20 more plastic bottle-crushing machines at 10 suburban stations.