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 […]

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 […]

Farmer’s agitation in Noida gets all the parties involved, but who knows the real issues ?

The ongoing agitation by farmers in the Western Part of Uttar Pradesh is now rocking the entire polity. A few days back, farmers were protesting for a higher amount of compensation / unwilling to surrender their land for commercial purposes in the Greater Noida area of Uttar Pradesh, and as a part of this agitation, […]