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Land Acquisition case: Justice Arun Mishra will not recuse himself from hearing matter despite petitioners' demands, says Supreme Court
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Land Acquisition case: Justice Arun Mishra will not recuse himself from hearing matter despite petitioners' demands, says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that Justice Arun Mishra will not recuse from hearing a Constitution bench matter challenging provisions of the Land Acquisition Act

Despite new land acquisition Act, farmers remain vulnerable to poor compensation as many states dilute law for several sectors
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Despite new land acquisition Act, farmers remain vulnerable to poor compensation as many states dilute law for several sectors

The government has had an uninterrupted reign with land acquisitions for many decades, and only recently has their unbridled existence been challenged.

Divisions in Congress-led alliance in Jharkhand could hurt people's movements for land rights, says Hemant Soren
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Divisions in Congress-led alliance in Jharkhand could hurt people's movements for land rights, says Hemant Soren

An internal contest over seat-sharing in the Congress-led grand alliance in Jharkhand can throw a cordon of doubt over the opposition’s ability and intention to rewrite the land rights acts that it has formed as part of the political narrative to challenge the BJP in the state

Jharkhand bandh: Police foil Opposition's protests against land acquisition bill; detain thousands, including key leaders
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Jharkhand bandh: Police foil Opposition's protests against land acquisition bill; detain thousands, including key leaders

The bandh seems to have been successful in the hinterland, with daily life coming to a standstill in districts such as Godda, Sahebganj, Chatra and Jamtara. In Deoghar, workers of JVM, JMM, Congress, RJD and CPM held a protest at Tower Chowk.

Jharkhand Opposition call for 'bandh' to protest against amendments in Land Acquisition Act; officials take security precautions
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Jharkhand Opposition call for 'bandh' to protest against amendments in Land Acquisition Act; officials take security precautions

Joining of all Opposition parties in the bandh could be seen as the unity among the non-BJP parties in view of the upcoming general elections next year.

Distressed farmers of Kisan Putra Andolan movement seek abolition of 'anti-farmer' Article 31B of Constitution
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Distressed farmers of Kisan Putra Andolan movement seek abolition of 'anti-farmer' Article 31B of Constitution

A farmers' group has taken its fight for higher remuneration to the Supreme Court, where it has filed a petition challenging an Article in the Constitution

Over 5,000 Gujarat farmers battling land acquisition write to authorities seeking death permission
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Over 5,000 Gujarat farmers battling land acquisition write to authorities seeking death permission

Over 5,000 people in Gujarat's Bhavnagar district, battling against the acquisition of land by a state power utility, have written letters to authorities seeking permission to die, a farmers' body leader on Tuesday claimed.

Supreme Court says the institution will 'go forever' if judicial discipline and propriety are not maintained
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Supreme Court says the institution will 'go forever' if judicial discipline and propriety are not maintained

The Supreme Court on Wednesday warned that if judicial discipline and propriety were not maintained, then the institution will "go forever".

Maharashtra allows industrial land to be put to residential or commercial use; move reminiscent of mills' redevelopment
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Maharashtra allows industrial land to be put to residential or commercial use; move reminiscent of mills' redevelopment

In order to create more affordable housing in the state, Maharashtra has cleared the conversion of industrial zones into residential and commercial ones.

Zameen Samadhi Satyagraha: Why scores of farmers in a Rajasthan village are burying themselves in neck-deep pits
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Zameen Samadhi Satyagraha: Why scores of farmers in a Rajasthan village are burying themselves in neck-deep pits

Farmers in Rajasthan have been staging a unique protest - Zameen Samadhi Satyagraha - for the last five days in Ninder village to oppose acquisition of land

Mumbai-Nagpur Expressway promises prosperity, but spells misery for Nashik farmers forced to give up land
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Mumbai-Nagpur Expressway promises prosperity, but spells misery for Nashik farmers forced to give up land

Around 10,000 hectares of land, most if it homestead and farms, is being acquired for the Mumbai-Nagpur Samruddhi Expressway, to bring "prosperity" to the poorer regions of eastern Maharashtra. But the agitating farmers in Nashik are sceptical about the promised prosperity.

CBI questions former Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda in Manesar land deal case
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CBI questions former Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda in Manesar land deal case

The CBI on Monday questioned former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda in connection with Manesar land deal scam.

Telangana Assembly passes amendment to Land Acquisition Act
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Telangana Assembly passes amendment to Land Acquisition Act

The Telangana assembly on Sunday passed amendments to the Land Acquisition Act sent back by the Law Ministry, amid protests by the Congress demanding a discussion on farmers' problems.

Singur case: SC calls Mamata govt's appeals against Calcutta HC order 'infructuous'
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Singur case: SC calls Mamata govt's appeals against Calcutta HC order 'infructuous'

The Supreme Court on Friday termed as "infructuous" the appeals of the Bengal govt against the Calcutta HC order, which had in 2012 struck down the Singur Land Act.

Telangana Congress seeks governor's intervention over Mallanna project
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Telangana Congress seeks governor's intervention over Mallanna project

On Monday Congress state unit stepped up pressure on Telangana government by submitting a memorandum to Governor ESL Narasimhan seeking his intervention in the Mallanna Sagar irrigation project in Medak district, which had triggered massive protests.

Two years after LS polls, is Narendra Modi going the Rajiv Gandhi way?
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Two years after LS polls, is Narendra Modi going the Rajiv Gandhi way?

That leaves us with the question: Is Narendra Modi is going the Rajiv Gandhi way?

Take decisions as delays in road projects are not permissible: Gadkari to officials
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Take decisions as delays in road projects are not permissible: Gadkari to officials

In a stern warning to officials that government is in no mood to tolerate delays in highway projects, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday, asked them to shun "negative approach" and take prompt decision to avoid cost over-runs and achieve targets within set deadlines.

Parliamentary panel gets sixth extension on Land bill after many states failed to furnish vital details
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Parliamentary panel gets sixth extension on Land bill after many states failed to furnish vital details

The Joint Committee of Parliament that is examining the contentious land bill was granted a sixth extension of its term for over four months on Wednesday on grounds that several states are yet to furnish details to it on a clause relating to compensation.

Saving Private Vadra: Congress is finding false equivalences in the alleged Gujarat land scam by Anar Patel
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Saving Private Vadra: Congress is finding false equivalences in the alleged Gujarat land scam by Anar Patel

To associate Anar Patel or any other family member of the chief minister of Gujarat with the company is a complete fabrication, or in simpler words, a blatant lie.