Land acquisition – Government as a land broker

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If you had a chance to venture into the suburbs of major cities looking for a piece of land – you would have had an opportunity to see that anyone without […]

Focus on farmers and suicides / distress and the Land Bill

The issue of farmers and their distress has always been an emotive issue, with perfect clarity in the politicians that they have to show that they care for farmers and their condition. It is a matter of mostly correct opinion that this caring is only window-dressing and does not proceed to a actually useful series […]

High Court strikes down more land acquisition deals by the Noida administration

For many years now, the areas of Noida, Greater Noida, and Noida Extension near the capital city have been the center of a building boom. The many Governments of Uttar Pradesh in the past (run by different political parties such as the BJP, SP, BSP) have all played a part in this building boom, leveraging […]