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Venkaiah-Naidu:-Land-bill-amendment-crucial-for-housing-sector-
Jun 12, 2015
The proposed amendment to the Land Acquisition Act is crucial for creating two crore affordable houses in urban areas by 2022 under the government’s new ‘Housing for All’ mission, Union Minister for Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation M Venkaiah Naidu said.
Government-will-not-compromise-on-basic-purpose-of-Land-Acquisition-Act:-Venkaiah-Naidu
Jun 07, 2015
Mumbai: The government will not compromise on the basic purpose of the Land Acquisition Act, Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said amid mounting criticism from the Opposition as well as its ally Shiv Sena on the controversial amendments to the Land Bill.
Land-acquisition,-Lokpal-on-Anna's-agenda-now
Jan 28, 2015
PUNE: Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare, has decided to take on the Narendra Modi government on implementation of Lokpal and the proposed amendments to Land Acquisition Act
Gogoi not to back Centre on new land rules
Jan 10, 2015
GUWAHATI: Chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Friday strongly opposed the Centre's decision to amend the Land Acquisition Act
250 conflicts over land acquisition recorded in 2013 and 2014
Dec 31, 2014
New Delhi: More than 250 conflicts have arisen over land acquisition cases between 2013 and 2014 in 165 of India's 664 districts
Farmers plan stir on land Act changes
Dec 31, 2014
NOIDA/GREATER NOIDA: The amendments to the Land Acquisition and Rehabilitation Act through an ordinance the government brought on Monday have evoked a mixed response in Noida
Realty sector welcomes amendments to Land Acquisition Act
Dec 30, 2014
New Delhi: The decision by the Union Cabinet to take the ordinance route to bring amendments to the Land Acquisition Act has been welcomed by the Indian real estate sector
Government Compelled to Take Ordinance Route: Naidu
Dec 30, 2014
NEW DELHI: Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu today said the government was left with no option and was compelled to take ordinance route
On ordinance spree, govt may next take up changes to the land Act
Dec 29, 2014
New Delhi: To make the land acquisition Act of 2013 industry-friendly, the government is likely to take the ordinance route for amending the provisions on land owners' consent
North Block Policy Charcha on land reforms throws up innovative ideas
Dec 10, 2014
New Delhi: The government tries hard to build a consensus on amendments to the Land Acquisition Act
Land pooling is against SC ruling: CPM
Oct 31, 2014
GUNTUR: Coming down heavily on the State government, CPM affiliated raithu sangham has said that the entire process of land pooling is against the Supreme Court (SC) directives and norms of Land acquisition Act
No full house in real estate show
Oct 05, 2014
The arrhythmia of Greater Noida's housing market is not a boom-bust cycle of rising prices followed by a sharp correction, but rather a prolonged slump of low prices and low demand
Activists protest against move to amend land acquisition act
Sep 16, 2014
Union minister Nitin Gadkari said on Monday that the Narendra Modi government was weighing amendments in the land acquisition act to speed up development projects
Govt set to give SEZs a fresh lease of life
Sep 11, 2014
India’s special economic zones (SEZs), stranded for want of state patronage over the past three to four years and which have plunged into a crisis, are likely to regain ground
Mahindra makes a bold bet on affordable homes
Jul 09, 2014
MUMBAI : The Mahendra group's recent foray into affordable housing is significant for two reasons. For one, it is after a long hiatus that a big business house has ventured into real estate. In the 1990s, many large groups, especially those with land banks in prime locations, had drawn up fancy plans for the sector but quietly retreated when they realised the complexities of the business. (Land is a state subject and so, each market has its own sets of rules and regulations. There are, therefore
Brahma Management to invest Rs 3,000 crore in Indian real estate sector
Jun 20, 2014
Nine years after it was formed, New York-based Brahma Management has lined up big investments for the Indian real estate market . Brahma, an FDI-funded investment and asset management company, has already invested around Rs 2,500 crore in the sector and has plans to put in another Rs 3,000 crore over the next two years.
Plans hit as Delhi loses power to acquire land
Feb 26, 2014
DELHI: Lack of full statehood has now become a hurdle in the path of Delhi’s development. A new central law on land acquisition that came into force on January 1 leaves the union territories with no say in land acquisition for projects, vesting all the powers in the Centre. As a result, there’s a shadow of uncertainty over at least 15 development projects in Delhi, besides the Metro’s expansions plans.
No bar on purchase of private land: Ramesh to industry
Jan 07, 2014
DELHI: With the new Land Acquisition Act coming into force, government today sought to allay apprehension of the industry, saying there is no bar whatsoever on purchase of private land.
Land Bill may push up prices 15-45%, say realty players
Jan 03, 2014
DELHI: Amid concerns over cost escalation and execution delays, the Land Acquisition Act has come into force from January 1, 2014. Real estate players say that for large infrastructure and residential projects, cost escalation due to the Act may range between 15 per cent and 45 per cent.
Govt lists draft rules to implement Land Acquisition Act
Oct 15, 2013
DELHI: Government today came up with draft rules to implement the Land Acquisition Act with a focus on consent and social impact assessment to ensure that the rights of the farmers are protected when the land is acquired.
New land acquisition act is pro people, but not anti-industry
Oct 01, 2013
MUMBAI: Union Minister for Rural Development Shri Jairam Ramesh today allayed the fears expressed by the Indian industry that the new Land Acquisition Act would make projects economically unviable. Addressing a Press Conference in Mumbai on Sunday, Shri Ramesh said the new act applies only to the land acquired by Central and State authorities for any public purpose, while there is no bar whatsoever, on purchase of private land. He said “industry must look beyond land acquisition by Government an

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