Chennai-Salem highway: Madras HC says necessary to 'allay all fears' of landowners in danger of being dispossessed for project
The Madras high court on Tuesday restrained the Centre and the Tamil Nadu government from dispossessing people of their lands to be acquired for the proposed eight-lane highway project between Salem and Chennai till further orders.
Chennai-Salem highway: Madras High Court orders interim stay on land acquisition for proposed project
The Madras high Court on Tuesday passed an interim stay order on land acquisition for the proposed Chennai-Salem highway following a plea which was filed alleging that Tamil Nadu government was using police force to acquire land from farmers.
Chennai-Salem highway row: Aggressive land acquisition by TN govt snowballs into major controversy as protests escalate
Black flags were hoisted in Salem as Tamil Nadu farmers and activists raised in revolt against the state govt's ambitious Chennai-Salem expressway project.
Chennai-Salem highway row: TN govt's strong-arm approach to protests shows it has learnt its lessons from Tuticorin
Activists protesting the Chennai-Salem highway are worried that the Tamil Nadu government has learnt its lessons from the Sterlite protests in Tuticorin.