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    Mumbai: No handing over of airport land

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday refused to hand over a piece of land near the T2 terminal of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport to four original owners of the land. The owners demanded possession of their land, which had been acquired by the Central government for ‘public purpose’ in 1953. The court considered the fact that the owners had moved the court after more six decades and accordingly imposed a

  • Bhopal: I’m unable to take possession of my land, says BJP MLA

    Bhopal: I am still not able to take possession of land, which I had purchased two years back, said BJP MLA R D Prajapati while participating in the budget debate of revenue department in state assembly on Friday.

  • Maharashtra farmers protest: Tribals conquer Mumbai

    Agrarian distress is an undeniable fact. Across the land, farmers are suffering for want of a sustained approach to alleviate their plight. This stems from a woeful lack of irrigation facilities, an inordinately high reliance on the monsoons, low-yields and unremunerative price for the produce, exploitation by money-lenders, small land holdings and, above all, labour-intensive farming and too many mouths to feed on small holdings.

  • Indore: Stakeholders to meet over next phase of airport overhaul

    Indore: Gearing up for the next phase of overhaul of the city airport, district administration will soon organise a meeting of all stakeholders to discuss plan of action and other major issues, including acquisition of 28 acre land by the airport authorities.

  • Affordable housing: A play of finance, land, design and technology

    On New Year’s Eve, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a set of populous measures to boost the real estate sector especially the affordable housing category. But lowering of interest rate is not the only driver in boosting the much-talked affordable housing category, but it equally needs innovation in land allocation and design and technology.

  • Indore: Construction of boundary wall at Waghmare’s house begins

    Indore: A day after senior advocate Ravi Waghmare’s family agreed to leave a portion of their land on AB Road for BRTS Corridor, Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) on Tuesday began construction of a boundary wall to carve out about 15,000 square feet area for broadening the corridor.

  • Bhopal: Land-related government payments can be made in old notes

    BHOPAL: The payment of Nazul land, for land cess and diversion of land can be paid through old notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 till November 24. For the payment of revenue fee for Nazool, Bhu-Bhatak and diversion, demand form would be obtained from WBM branch of Tehsil office or through challan, accompanied with identity proof, to be submitted in the bank. The banks, in such cases, will accept notes of

  • Oldest evidence of life on land found

    Berlin: Life began on land as early as 3.2 billion years ago – 300 million years earlier than previously thought – say scientists who have found the oldest evidence of life on land.

  • Cancelled SEZs in state will have to return govt land

    Mumbai : Cancelled Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in Maharashtra will have to return the Revenue department land they have acquired, but they can keep the land bought from farmers, officials said.

  • ‘Officials leased out land to Poona Club for personal gains’

    Mumbai :  Several high ranking officials have leased away 118 acres of prime land in Pune city to the prestigious Poona Club at nominal rates against personal gains in terms of the membership of the club, social activist Dr Vishwambhar Chaudhari has said in a letter written to the Chief Minister and sought stern action against the beneficiary officials under the Prevention of Corruption Act.

  • Restore consent clause in Land Bill: Farmer leaders knock on Jaitley’s door

    New Delhi : Farmer leaders from different organisations including NDA ally Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana on Wednesday met Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley demanding restoring the consent clause in the land bill and a white paper on the status of land acquired so far.       Intensifying efforts to take farmers’ concerns on board, Jaitley assured them the government does not want to ‘snatch’ their land and that a solution to the vexed issue will

  • State govt to purchase land through pvt negotiations

    Mumbai : The State government has decided to purchase land for various projects through private negotiations. The decision in this regard was taken on Tuesday after a committee’s recommendation in this regard.

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    Land important component for growth, says Venkaiah Naidu

    New Delhi : Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Venkaiah Naidu has asserted that land is an important component for growth and that the government is willing to compromise on the amendments to the Land Acquisition bill. “Land is an important component for growth and the government is looking to create awareness on the issue,” said Naidu. Naidu asserted that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Mann Ki Baat’ with farmers was a step to create awareness