20 May 2024


Search Results for Tag : Acquisition

International Cases

Application of general law may produce a more favourable result for claimant than statutory planning assumptions(22.02.2017)

Instant appeal concerns assessment of compensation for compulsory acquisition of two parcels of grazing land, formerly owned by present Appellant (“cl.....

Tags : Acquisition, Compensation, Determination

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Statute

Rajasthan passes several land Bills(11.04.2016)

Rajasthan’s Legislative Assembly passed a veritable torrent of Bills on land acquisition and maintenance of land records.

The Rajasthan Ur.....

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Judgments

Post-acquisition Allottee has no Locus to be Heard in the Matter and is Neither a Necessary Nor a Proper Party(21.02.2017)

Instant appeals have been preferred against judgment and order passed by High Court of Punjab and Haryana. Question for consideration is whether a pos.....

Tags : Post-acquisition, Allottee, Locus standii

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When identical lands which are situated nearby are acquired for same purpose, it would not be proper to discriminate between land owners unless there are strong reasons(21.03.2017)

Instant appeals arise out of common judgment passed by High Court of Jammu and Kashmir affirming compensation of Rs. 2,50,000/- per Kanal awarded to A.....

Tags : Acquisition, Compensation, Validity

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Courts can always apply reasonable amount of guesswork to balance equities in order to fix a just and fair market value(07.07.2017)

Present appeals are filed by land owners against final judgment and order passed by High Court of Karnataka, whereby High Court allowed appeals in par.....

Tags : Acquisition, Compensation, Re-determination, Validity

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Interest can start only from date, when possession is taken(21.01.2020)

Present appeal has been preferred by the Appellant-claimant aggrieved by the judgment passed by the High Court enhancing the compensation to Rs. 3,00,.....

Tags : Acquisition, Compensation, Enhancement

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Once possession is taken by the State, land vests absolutely with State and title of the landowner ceases(28.01.2021)

Assam Industrial Development Corporation Limited has filed present appeals challenging the judgment and order whereby the Division Bench of the High C.....

Tags : Land, Acquisition, Title

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Potentiality of acquired land has to be taken into consideration to determine market value(23.03.2021)

The present appeals arise out of an order passed by the High Court whereby a compensation of Rs. 297 per square yard was awarded for the land acquired.....

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Questions of title can be decided only in Civil Court and not in Writ Court(18.12.2023)

The Petitioner claims to be the successor and heir of the Beswan family and claims property rights to the Beswan Avibhajya Rajya as its ruler, which c.....

Tags : Acquisition, Compensation, Remedy

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State has no business to expropriate property, if an award made and necessary steps to complete acquisition have not been taken for a period of five years or more(09.09.2016)

In instant case, a Notification under Section 4 of Land Acquisition Act, 1894, was issued on 24th October, 1961, stating that public purpose for acqui.....

Tags : Compensation, Acquisition, Proceedings, Lapsed

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Deposit of compensation amount in government treasury is not equivalent to compensation paid to landowners/persons interested(20.12.2016)

Instant Petition by Petitioners claiming to be legal heirs of owner of land situated at Talavali village, Taluka and District Thane within municipal l.....

Tags : Acquisition, Compensation, Proceedings, Lapse

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Where a statute requires a particular act to be done in a particular manner, act has to be done in that manner alone(02.04.2019)

The challenge in present petition is to a Notification dated 15th May, 2017 issued by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, under Section 3-A (.....

Tags : Acquisition, Notification, Validity

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Plea for returning acquired land on lapsed acquisition includes indirect challenge on acquisition proceedings(17.08.2015)

Noting the Appellant's plea to return acquired land, borne from an assumed lapse of acquisition, the Court stated that it would be unfair to dismiss t.....

Tags : land acquisition, lapse, award

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Balance acquired land can be used for other public purpose(05.11.2015)

The Punjab and Haryana High Court dismissed petitions that land acquired by the government for construction and maintenance of a Master Plan road, but.....

Tags : Land acquisition, marginal, balance land, public purpose

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Belting system is applicable when large pieces of land having different locations are acquired for determining market value(27.10.2017)

The landowners filed Reference Petitions under Section 18 of the Land Acquisition Act, 1894 before the Additional District Judge, praying for enhancem.....

Tags : Acquisition, Compensation, Enhancement

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“Profiteering” found in HUDA-private developer transaction(13.05.2016)

An authority acquiring land under the guise of public purpose, but subsequently passing it on to a private builder amounts to acquisition for a privat.....

Tags : Land acquisition, fraud, huda, private use

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Notifications & Circulars

CCI approves acquisition of shareholding in GMR Airports Limited by TUTPL, Valkyrie and Solis under Section 31(1) of Competition Act, 2002(01.10.2019)

CCI approves the acquisition of shareholding in GMR Airports Limited ("GAL") by TRIL Urban Transport Private Limited ("TUTPL"), Valkyrie Investment Pt.....

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Broadcasters to not pay TDS on acquiring broadcasting rights(29.02.2016)

The Central Board of Direct Taxes clarified that broadcasters acquiring only telecasting or broadcasting rights do not partake in a contract for 'carr.....

Tags : tds, broadcast, acquisition, production

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CCI approves acquisition of 4.94% shareholding in Suzuki Motor Corporation (SMC) by Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) and the acquisition of 0.24% shareholding in TMC by SMC(26.11.2019)

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approves acquisition of 4.94% shareholding in Suzuki Motor Corporation (SMC) by Toyota Motor Corporation (TM.....

Tags : Acquisition, Shareholding, Approval

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CCI approves the acquisition of stake by Axis Bank Limited, Axis Capital Limited and Axis Securities Limited in Max Life Insurance Company Limited(21.01.2021)

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approves the acquisition of stake by Axis Bank Limited, Axis Capital Limited and Axis Securities Limited in .....

Tags : Acquisition, Approval, Bank

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CCI approves acquisition of a minority stake in Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Limited by Flipkart Investments Private Limited(21.01.2021)

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approves acquisition of a minority stake in Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Limited (ABFRL) by Flipkart Inve.....

Tags : Acquisition, Approval, Flipkart

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CCI approves acquisition of API Holdings Private Limited equity shareholding by CDPQ Private Equity Asia Pte Ltd(23.02.2021)

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approves acquisition by CDPQ Private Equity Asia Pte. Ltd. ('CDPQ/Acquirer') of equity shareholding of API H.....

Tags : Acquisition, Approval, Equity shareholding

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Compensation should be adequate and there must be no injustice with the land owners(16.04.2018)

In facts of present case, The Government of Haryana, vide Notification under Section 4 of the Land Acquisition Act, 1894 dated 18th October, 2005 has .....

Tags : Acquisition, Compensation, Validity

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Long road to justice after unauthorised laying of road on private land(05.07.2016)

The High Court of Himachal Pradesh directed the State to compensate a land owner for unauthorised and free use of his land for laying a road.

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Tags : land acquisition, unauthorised, compensation, road laying

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Cabinet approves acquisition of subsidiary banks of State Bank of India(15.02.2017)

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the acquisition by the State Bank of India of its subsidiary banks na.....

Tags : Acquisition, Subsidiary banks, Approval

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CCI approves acquisition of stake in Apraava Energy Private Limited by CDPQ Infrastructures Asia II Pte. Ltd.(05.09.2022)

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approves acquisition of stake in Apraava Energy Private Limited (Target) by CDPQ Infrastructures Asia II Pte.....

Tags : Approval, Acquisition, Stake

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CCI approves acquisition of certain shareholding of Shadowfax Technologies Private Limited by NewQuest Asia Fund IV (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.(06.02.2024)

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the acquisition of certain shareholding of Shadowfax Technologies Private Limited by NewQuest A.....

Tags : Acquisition, Approval, Shareholding

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CCI approves acquisition of 70% stake by Zurich Insurance Company Ltd. in Kotak Mahindra General Insurance Company Limited(06.02.2024)

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved acquisition of 70% stake by Zurich Insurance Company Ltd. (Acquirer) in Kotak Mahindra General .....

Tags : Acquisition, Approval,Shareholding

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CCI approves acquisition of Micro Life Sciences Private Limited by South Elm Investments B.V.(16.03.2022)

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approves acquisition of Micro Life Sciences Private Limited by South Elm Investments B.V.

The propo.....

Tags : Acquisition, Approval, Minority stake

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CCI approves acquisition of additional shares in Sikkim Urja Limited (formerly Teesta Urja Limited) by Greenko Energies Private Limited(07.05.2024)

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the acquisition of additional shares in Sikkim Urja Limited (formerly Teesta Urja Limited) by G.....

Tags : Acquisition, Approval, Additional shares

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ICCI approves acquisition of stake in Busybees Logistics by TPG(23.03.2022)

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approves acquisition of the stake in Busybees Logistics by TPG. The proposed combination envisages acquisiti.....

Tags : Acquisition, Stake, Busybees Logistics

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CCI approves proposed acquisition of 49% of the total equity share capital of Odisha Power Generation Corporation Limited by Adani Power Limited(30.07.2020)

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approves proposed acquisition of 49% of the total equity share capital of Odisha Power Generation Corporatio.....

Tags : Acquisition, Share capital, OPGC

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CCI approves proposed acquisition of C&S Electric Limited by Siemens Limited(20.08.2020)

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approves proposed acquisition of C&S Electric Limited by Siemens Limited. The proposed combination envisages.....

Tags : Share capital, Acquisition, Approval

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CCI approves acquisition by Aceso Company Pte. Ltd. (Aceso) in HealthCare Global Enterprises Limited (HCG)(15.07.2020)

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approves acquisition by Aceso Company Pte. Ltd. (Aceso) in HealthCare Global Enterprises Limited (HCG), unde.....

Tags : Acquisition, Approval, HCG

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CCI approves acquisition of shares of Odisha Power Generation Corporation Ltd by Odisha Hydro Power Corporation Limited(08.12.2020)

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approves acquisition of shares of Odisha Power Generation Corporation Ltd (OPGC) by Odisha Hydro Power Corpo.....

Tags : Acquisition, Shares, Approval

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Securities and Exchange Board of India (Substantial Acquisition of Shares and Takeovers) (Third Amendment) Regulations, 2015(14.08.2015)

SEBI made amendments to the SEBI (Substantial Acquisition of Shares and Takeovers) Regulations, 2011, inserting a proviso in Regulation 1(3).

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CCI approves proposed acquisition of additional 25% shareholding of Adani Krishnapatnam Port Limited by Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited(18.05.2021)

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approves proposed acquisition of additional 25% shareholding of Adani Krishnapatnam Port Limited by Adani Po.....

Tags : Approval, Acquisition, Additional 25% shareholding

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CCI approves acquisition of shareholding of JM Baxi Ports and Logistics Limited by HL Terminal Holding B.V.(27.03.2023)

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approves the acquisition of shareholding of JM Baxi Ports and Logistics Limited by HL Terminal Holding B.V.,.....

Tags : Acquisition, Approval, Shareholding

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CCI approves acquisition of additional equity shareholding by Heineken International B.V. of United Breweries Limited(22.06.2021)

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approves acquisition of additional equity shareholding by Heineken International B.V. ("HIBV") of United Bre.....

Tags : Acquisition, Additional equity, Approval

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Revised directions for acquisition of shares and voting rights in private banks(19.11.2015)

The Reserve Bank of India issued revised guidelines requiring prior approval for acquiring share or voting rights in private sector banks. Two amendme.....

Tags : Private bank, voting rights, acquisition, fit and proper

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SEBI mulls Brightline Tests for Acquisition of ‘Control’(14.03.2016)

The Securities and Exchange Board of India released a discussion paper .....

Tags : Brightline test, control, acquisition contractual

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Acquisition/Transfer of immovable property in India by Overseas Citizen of India(29.12.2021)

A large number of queries have been received at various Offices of the Reserve Bank, based on newspaper reports on a Supreme Court Judgement, on wheth.....

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CCI approves acquisition of additional equity shares in Hero FinCorp Limited by Otter Limited and Link Investment Trust(11.03.2020)

The Competition Commision of India (CCI) approves acquisition of additional equity shares in Hero FinCorp Limited by Otter Limited and Link Investment.....

Tags : Acquisition Equity shares, Approval

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CCI looking into Cinepolis interest in DT cinemas(09.07.2016)

The Competition Commission of India is deliberating a .....

Tags : cci, acquisition, dt cinema, cinepolis, pvr

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CCI approves acquisition of 100% of issued and paid-up share capital of NEEPCO by NTPC(24.02.2020)

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approves the acquisition of 100% of the issued and paid-up share capital of North Eastern Electric Power Cor.....

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CCI approves acquisition of GMR Kamalanga Energy Limited by JSW Energy Limited(07.04.2020)

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approves the acquisition by JSW Energy Limited ("Acquirer") of GMR Kamalanga Energy Limited ("Target"), unde.....

Tags : Shareholding, Acquisition, Approval

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CCI approves acquisition of 100% share capital of L&T Investment Management Limited by HSBC Asset Management (India) Private Limited(10.03.2022)

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approves acquisition of 100% share capital of L&T Investment Management Limited (L&T AMC/Target) by HSBC Ass.....

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News

SC Rejects Owners’ Plea over Compensation for Land Acquired by Reliance Gas(05.10.2016)

SC has dismissed appeals by more than 50 land owners of Surat alleging that Reliance Gas Transportation and Infrastructure Ltd had not adequately comp.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC: Land Acquisition by State for Public Purpose Can't Be Disputed(13.04.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that any acquisition for public use made by the government cannot be disputed by land owner. The Court has .....

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Hyderabad HC Put Stay on Singareni Land Acquisition Bid(27.09.2016)

Hyderabad HC has stayed land acquisition process initiated by Government to enable Singareni Collieries set up its open-cast mine in an area of 175 ac.....

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Kerala HC: No Illegality in Invoking LARR Act for Land Acquisition(30.03.2022)

Kerala High Court has reiterated that the State government was reasonable in acquiring land in furtherance of its K-Rail SilverLine Project by invokin.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, K-Rail SilverLine Project, Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013

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Punjab & Haryana HC Slams AG office, Haryana for not Filing Replies in Land Acquisition Cases(20.10.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court came down heavily on Haryana Advocate General Office and State Government for not filing replies in a bunch of land acqu.....

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ITAT, Bangalore: Wife Eligible for Capital Gain release if Money Given for Acquisition of Property(03.05.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Bangalore has held that the wife is eligible for capital gain exemption regarding the money given for the acquisition o.....

Tags : Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, reimbursement, capital gain, acquisition

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J&K&L HC: Court Can't Decide for Constructing New Highways, It’s Purely Policy Decision(04.05.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has dismissed a petition which challenged government land acquisition on the ground that there is no need for constructin.....

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SC: UP officials Don't Respect Orders, Approaching Against HC is Routine(10.05.2022)

Supreme Court has said that it has become a routine affair that Uttar Pradesh officials are approaching it against the Allahabad HC orders and they do.....

Tags : Supreme Court , Uttar Pradesh , non-bailable warrant, land acquisition

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CCI Amends Merger & Acquisitions Approval Regulations(12.10.2018)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has amended its Merger & Acquisition regulations to make it easier for corporations to secure approvals for merg.....

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NCLAT Sets Aside NCLT's Order for Acquisition of RICOH by Dharamshi- Jhunjhunwala Consortium(13.08.2020)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) has allowed the appeal challenging an order passed by National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), Mumbai whi.....

Tags : National Company Law Appellate Tribunal, Acquisition of RICOH by Dharamshi- Jhunjhunwala Consortium

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Calcutta HC: Compensation Cannot be Denied by State Only on Ground of Delay(27.05.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that in case of land acquisition, State cannot deny its obligation to pay compensation only on ground of delay since Righ.....

Tags : Calcutta High Court, Article 300A, Land Acquisition

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Allahabad HC Rejects Plea to Quash Land Acquisition Notification for Noida Underpass(14.12.2016)

Allahabad High Court has refused to quash a Land Acquisition Notification issued by State Government for construction of an underpass on bypass connec.....

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P&H HC: State Alone Has Power to De-Notify Land Under Acquisition(08.10.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has ruled that the State alone has the power to de-notify the land under acquisition, under Section 101A of the Right to.....

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ITAT, Delhi: No TDS Required to be Deducted on Enhanced Compensation Under Land Acquisition Act(19.04.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Delhi has held that the interest on enhanced compensation awarded to land owners by the Court under Section 28 of the L.....

Tags : Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, enhanced compensation, Section 28 of the Land Acquisition Act, 1894, Tax Deducted at Source

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Telangana HC: Person Whose Land Title Disputed Can't Seek Withdrawal of Land Acquisition(20.04.2022)

Telangana High Court has ruled that a person, whose title is in dispute, cannot invoke the provisions of Section 48 of the Land Acquisition Act, 1894 .....

Tags : Telangana High Court, Section 48 of the Land Acquisition Act, 1894, land acquisition proceedings

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Hyderabad HC Directs Telangana Government to Compensate Land Losers as per New Act(17.11.2016)

Hyderabad High Court has directed Telangana Government to pay enhanced compensation under new Land Acquisition Act to land losers at Nampally stretch .....

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SC: Capital Gains in Case of Compulsory Land Acquisition Accrues on Taking Possession(26.08.2020)

Supreme Court has observed that capital gains in a case of compulsory acquisition of land under Land Acquisition Act, 1894 shall be deemed to have acc.....

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SC: NHAI Best Judge to Decide Which Land to Acquire(13.06.2022)

Supreme Court has held that National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) can be said to be best judge to decide which land to be acquired and which not.....

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Delhi HC Dismisses Plea Challenging Acquisition Proceedings After 62 Yrs(07.07.2022)

Delhi High Court while dismissing plea challenging acquisition proceedings after 62 years, has held that the self evident delay in approaching the cou.....

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Allahabad High Court Declares Land Acquisition by YEIDA as ‘Bad’ in Eye of Law(23.12.2016)

Allahabad High Court has declared land acquisition proceedings initiated by Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA) in Niloli Sahpu.....

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SC Issues Notices to 5 States on Amendments in 2013 Land Acquisition Act(11.12.2018)

Supreme Court has issued a notice in a writ petition challenging certain amendments made by state governments to the Right to fair Compensation and Tr.....

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Civil Suit to Invalidate Land Acquisition isn’t Maintainable: SC(13.12.2018)

Supreme Court, while setting aside a Rajasthan High Court order, has reiterated that a civil suit to invalidate land acquisition is not maintainable.

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Supreme Court Terms West Bengal Government’s Plea in Singur Land Acquisition Case ‘Infructuous’(28.11.2016)

Supreme Court has termed as “infructuous” appeals of West Bengal Government against Calcutta High Court order, which had in June 2012 struck down Sing.....

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CCI Approves TATA Chemicals-Yara Fertilisers Deal(28.11.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved proposed acquisition of Urea and Customised Fertilisers business of Tata Chemicals by Norway's Yara.....

Tags : Competition Commission of India, acquisition, Tata Chemicals, Yara Fertilisers

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ITAT, Mumbai: Taxpayer Can Add Price Paid for Amenities to Arrive atTotal Cost of Acquisition(02.12.2020)

Income-Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Mumbai has held that the taxpayer can add the price paid for amenities to a builder’s group company to arrive at.....

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ITAT: No Income Tax on Compensation Received for Compulsory Acquisition of Land by Government(29.08.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Patna Bench has held that no Income tax to be levied on compensation received for compulsory acquisition of land.....

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SC: Highways Department Not Answering Land Owners' Objections Will Not Vitiate Acquisition(05.09.2022)

Supreme Court has held that non-­filing of a statement by the Highways Department answering the objections of land owners shall not vitiate land acqui.....

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Rajasthan High Court Disposes Pleas Over Land Acquisition For Airport Expansion(15.02.2017)

Rajasthan High Court has disposed of petitions challenging acquisition of land and award of compensation for expansion of Jaipur Airport at Sanganer b.....

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Supreme Court: Company Allotted Land After Acquisition Have No Locus on Relief Hike(22.02.2017)

Supreme Court has ruled that a company allotted land after acquisition by Government has no locus standi to be heard for determination of compensation.....

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Supreme Court Issues Notice in Plea Challenging Tamil Nadu Land Acquisition Laws Act, 2019(22.12.2020)

Supreme Court has issued notice to the Tamil Nadu Government in a plea seeking declaration of the Tamil Nadu Land Acquisition Laws (Revival of Operati.....

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Bombay HC: Tehsildar Can Correct Revenue Records During Pendency of Acquisition Proceedings(19.09.2022)

Bombay High Court has held that Tehsildar has the jurisdiction under the Maharashtra Land Revenue Code, to correct status of land in the revenue recor.....

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Bombay HC: 30 Year Old Land Acquisition by State Lapsed(15.03.2017)

Bombay High Court came down heavily on State Government over incomplete data provided to it on noise pollution levels in State.

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SC Issues Notice on Pleas Challenging Section 101A Inserted by Haryana in Land Acquisition Act(19.02.2021)

Supreme Court has issued notice on a batch of writ petitions which challenge Section 101A inserted by Haryana assembly in the Right to Fair Compensati.....

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SC: Subsequent Purchaser has No Right to Claim Lapse of Land Acquisition Proceedings(07.11.2022)

Supreme Court has held that a subsequent purchaser has no right to claim lapse of acquisition proceedings under Section 21(2) of Right to Fair Compens.....

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SC Applies LARR Act for Mahanadi Coalfields Acquisitions of 1988(07.11.2022)

Supreme Court while granting relief to several persons who were displaced by land acquisition by Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd in 1988, has held that Land A.....

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SC: Purpose of Land Acquisition is a Relevant Factor for Determining Market Value(10.11.2022)

Supreme Court has held that the purpose for which the land acquisition is made is also a relevant factor for determining the market value.

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Kerala HC Dismisses Writs Seeking Directive Not to Proceed with Land Acquisition for Rail Corridor(08.02.2021)

Kerala High Court has dismissed a batch of writ petitions seeking a directive not to proceed with land acquisition for the proposed semi-high-speed ra.....

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Madras HC: Publication of Land Acquisition in Little Known Newspapers May Amount to Fraud(08.02.2021)

Madras High Court has stated that publication of an intended land acquisition in little known newspapers may amount to a fraud on the statute, and a f.....

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Karnataka High Court: KIAD Act Must Conform to Provisions of Centre's 2013 Land Acquisition Act(21.04.2017)

Karnataka High Court has ruled that Section 24 of Centre's Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013 that deals with compensation, w.....

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Acquisition of Tenancy Right Not Eligible for Capital Gain Exemption: ITAT(01.05.2019)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Mumbai has held that the acquisition of the tenancy rights would not amount to purchase or construction of a new.....

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Telangana HC Awards Two Revenue Officials Jail Term in Mallannasagar Reservoir Land Acquisition(10.03.2021)

Telangana High Court has punished two top revenue officials, P. Venkatrami Reddy, who served as Siddipet district Collector and Jayachandra Reddy serv.....

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SC: No Benefit of Lapse Available if Delay in Possession is Due to Pending Litigation(17.01.2023)

Supreme Court has held that delay in taking possession of land due to pending litigation does not entitle original owner of land the benefit of lapse .....

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SC: Compensation for Land Acquisition Can’t be Different Based on Nature of Ownership(22.02.2023)

Supreme Court while striking down classification made by Greater NOIDA Authority between Pushtaini and Gair-Pushtaini Landholders for granting compens.....

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SC: Subsequent Parties Entitled To Seek Declaration that Land Acquisition Proceedings Have Lapsed(05.05.2017)

Supreme Court has held that subsequent purchaser, assignee, successor in interest, power of attorney, etc., are all persons who are interested in comp.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act

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ITAT, Delhi: No Tax on Compensation for Acquisition of Agricultural Land by State Govt(15.04.2021)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Delhi has held that no tax shall be payable on compensation for acquisition of agricultural land by the state go.....

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Bombay HC Upholds Acquisition of Godrej & Boyce's Plot at Vikhroli for Bullet Train Project(09.02.2023)

Bombay High Court while refusing to set aside the acquisition of Godrej & Boyce Manufacturing Co. Ltd's plot at Vikhroli has observed that there are n.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Land Acquisition, Bullet Train Project

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SC Uphelds Quashing of Land Acquisition Proceedings for Vedanta University(13.04.2023)

Supreme Court while upholding Orissa High Court’s judgment of quashing Odisha government’s land acquisition proceedings for proposed Vedanta Universit.....

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Madras High Court Rejects Petition Against Land Acquisition(25.09.2015)

Madras High Court has rejected petition filed by a private firm seeking relief contending that acquisition proceedings under Tamil Nadu High Ways Act .....

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Supreme Court: Land Owners Not Entitled to Different Site or Flat in all Cases of Acquisition(02.07.2019)

Supreme Court has noted that there is no rule that in all cases of acquisition of the land that the owner must be given an alternative site or flat.

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Madras High Court Declares 'Illegal' State Govt's Amendment to Centre's Land Acquisition Act(04.07.2019)

Madras High Court has declared as "illegal" an amendment made by the State Government to the Centre's Land Acquisition Act, exempting three state legi.....

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Bombay High Court : Award of Interest Obligatory Under S.34 of Land Acquisition Act(26.05.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that claimants of compensation under Land Acquisition Act can claim award of interest at any stage as payment of the same i.....

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Bombay HC: Claimant of Compensation under Land Acquisition Act Can Claim Interest at Any Stage(29.05.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that claimants of compensation under the Land Acquisition Act can claim award of interest at any stage as the payment of th.....

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Bom. HC: No Legal Error in Alignment/Acquisition Proceedings of ML-4 Project(31.03.2023)

Bombay High Court while rejecting challenge to alignment/acquisition proceedings of Mumbai's Metro Line (ML) 4, has held that under the garb of protec.....

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Allahabad HC: Subsequent Purchasers Have No Locus to Challenge Already-completed Acquisition(19.07.2017)

Allahabad High Court has observed that purchasers, subsequent to notifications u/s 4(1) & 6 of Land Acquisition Act, have no locus to challenge acquis.....

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Supreme Court Dismisses Plea Challenging Tamil Nadu Land Acquisition Laws Act 2019(30.06.2021)

Supreme Court has held that the Tamil Nadu State legislature had legislative competence to enact Tamil Nadu Land Acquisition Laws (Revival of Operatio.....

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RBI Clears Way for Mergers and Acquisitions in Banking Industry(20.11.2015)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said that it permit promoters/investors to own more than 10% if applicant meets certain conditions including if `it is.....

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ITAT, Bangalore: Income Tax Deduction Not Allowed to Professional Charges Paid for Acquisition(26.07.2021)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Bangalore has held that the income tax deduction cannot be allowed to professional and consultancy charges paid .....

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SC to DDA: Take Action Against Vendors Encroaching Over Land Acquired for Public Use(14.07.2023)

Supreme Court has directed Delhi Development Authority (DDA) to take action against vendors who are encroaching on land that was acquired through comp.....

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SC: Can’t Seek Compensation Under 2013 Act if Proceedings Under 1894 Act are Held to be Valid(14.07.2023)

Supreme Court has held that once it is held that acquisition proceedings under Land Acquisition Act 1894 are valid, the claimant can’t seek compensati.....

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Supreme Court: Acquisition Of Building Alone Permissible Under Land Acquisition Act(19.09.2017)

Supreme Court has held that State can proceed to acquire only the buildings existing on land under the Land Acquisition Act, without acquiring the und.....

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ITAT: Interest on Enhanced Compensation Recd. under LA Act Not Subject to Capital Gain Tax(28.09.2017)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) has held that the interest received on enhanced compensation for land compulsorily acquired under the Land Acquis.....

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Land Owners Affected by NH Projects to Get More(14.01.2016)

Government has decided to pay higher compensation as per the new land acquisition law to property owners, who have not yet accepted payments even if t.....

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SC: Subsequent Purchasers Cannot Seek Declaration that Land Acquisition Proceedings have Lapsed(16.10.2019)

Supreme Court has ruled that subsequent purchaser of the property after issuance of notification under Section 4 of the Land Acquisition Act, 1894 can.....

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Gujarat HC Rejects Over 120 Pleas Against Land Acquisition for Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train Project(20.09.2019)

Gujarat High Court has rejected over 120 petitions filed by farmers challenging the acquisition of their land for the ambitious Mumbai-Ahmedabad bulle.....

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Cal HC: State Can’t Contend Person Forfeited Right to Compensation Due to Delay in Approaching Court(21.07.2023)

Calcutta High Court has held that it would be preposterous if the State is permitted to contend that since the land looser was sleeping over his right.....

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Modi Government Notifies Rules for Land Acquisition Bill 2013(21.12.2015)

Modi Government has notified rules for Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act 2013, pass.....

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Delhi High Court:Road Building and Widening Does not Enjoy Blanket Immunity from Land Acquisition Law(23.09.2019)

Delhi High Court has ruled that an order restraining the Municipal Corporation from utilizing a part of private land for the purpose of road widening .....

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All. HC: Reference U/S 28A(3) of LAA, 1894 Can’t be Filed by Beneficiary of Acquired Land(14.08.2023)

Allahabad High Court has held that reference under Section 28A(3) of the Land Acquisition Act (LAA), 1894 can’t be filed by the beneficiary of acquire.....

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JKL HC: Section 6 Declarations under J&K Land Acquisition Act Can’t be Made by Dy. Commissioner(22.08.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that under J&K Land Acquisition Act, 1990, Deputy Commissioner is not authorized to make Section 6 de.....

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Kerala HC: Competent Authority for Land Acquisition Should Take Into Account All Germane Inputs(20.10.2021)

Kerala High Court has observed that the competent authority for land acquisition under the National Highway Act, 1956 should take into account all the.....

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Submit Details of Land Acquisition Cases: Hyderabad High Court(27.12.2017)

Hyderabad High Court has directed Governments of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh to present all details relating to cases of land acquisition and payment.....

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Allahabad High Court: Subsequent Purchaser has "No Locus" to Challenge Acquisition Proceedings(22.01.2018)

Allahabad High Court has said that a person who purchases a land subsequent to initiation of acquisition proceedings has no locus to challenge the sai.....

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SC: 2 Year Prescribed Period for Lapse of Land Acquisition Proceedings Not to Apply to Award(11.11.2021)

Supreme Court has held that the 2 year period prescribed under the Land Acquisition Act 1894 for the lapse of land acquisition proceedings for not del.....

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Karnataka HC : Landowners Will Get Benefits Under New Law(11.03.2016)

Karnataka HC has said that compensation and rehabilitation benefits will be available to land-losers as per new Land Acquisition Act of 2013 if acquis.....

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No Lapse of Acquisition Due to Non-deposit of Amount in Court: SC(09.02.2018)

Supreme Court has held that due to failure of deposit in court, the only consequence at the most in appropriate cases may be of a higher rate of inter.....

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Supreme Court: No Lapse of Acquisition Due to Non Deposit of Amount(12.02.2018)

Supreme Court has held that land acquisition by a government agency could not be quashed on account of delay on the part of owners in accepting compen.....

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Receipt from Compulsory Acquisition of Agricultural Land is Not Taxable: ITAT, Raipur(20.02.2018)

Raipur bench of Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) has proclaimed that capital gain arising out of sale of agricultural land under compulsory acquis.....

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Kerala HC Seeks State Response on Contempt Plea Challenging Land Acquisition Without Sanction(01.12.2021)

Kerala High Court has sought the response of the State and the Kerala Rail Development Corporation Ltd (K-Rail) in a petition seeking to initiate cont.....

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SC Stays Judgment Which Held Defence Authorities' Reference Against Land Acquisition Compensation(06.12.2021)

Supreme Court has stayed the operation of the impugned judgement of the Madhya Pradesh High Court which held that Defence Authorities had no right to .....

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Delhi HC Seeks Lt. Governor’s Reply over Land Acquisition Notification(25.05.2016)

Delhi High Court has sought response from Lt. Governor on a petition seeking de-notification of about 80 bighas of land in north Delhi acquired by the.....

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Bombay HC: Land Acquisition Proceedings Cannot be Held Null and Void Because Notice Not Issued(18.02.2020)

Bombay High Court has ruled that proceedings under the Land Acquisition Act, 1894 cannot be held to be null and void simply because the notice was not.....

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Bom. HC: State Can’t Avoid Responsibility for Acquiring Land by Citing Delay as an Excuse(10.01.2024)

Bombay High Court while observing that State can’t, on the ground of delay and laches, evade responsibility towards those whose private property has b.....

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Rajasthan High Court: Act Against Officials Who Didn't Finish Land Acquisition(06.06.2016)

Rajasthan High Court has directed the Government to take action against the officials who could not complete the land acquisition process on time for .....

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IRDAI Issues Guidelines for Share Acquisition in Insurance Companies(08.08.2016)

Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has issued guidelines for acquisition of shares in listed insurance companies under wh.....

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SC: No Charity Being Done By State For Paying Compensation to Person Whose Land Was Acquired(28.02.2024)

Supreme Court has held that depriving a citizen of his constitutional right to use the land for 20 years and then showing graciousness by paying the c.....

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Bombay HC: Failure to Comply with Section 5-A Vitiates Acquisition Proceedings(08.04.2020)

Bombay High Court has reiterated that failure to comply with the provisions of Section 5-A of the Land Acquisition Act, 1894 results in vitiation of t.....

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ITAT, Delhi: No Income Tax on Compensation Received on Compulsory Acquisition of Agricultural Land(12.03.2020)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Delhi has held that income tax cannot be levied on the compensation or enhanced compensation received on compuls.....

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Supreme Court Explains 7 Sub-Rights that Must be Protected by State During Land Acquisition(17.05.2024)

SC has explained 7 sub-rights State must protect during land acquisition that include Right to Notice, Right to be Heard, Right to Reasoned Decision, .....

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SC Quashes Singur Land Allotment(31.08.2016)

SC has quashed Singur land acquisition by West Bengal Government in 2006, handing Tata Motors a big setback.

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Allahabad HC Sets Rs. One Crore Penalty on UP Govt.(02.09.2016)

Allahabad High Court has imposed a fine of Rs. One crore on the Samajwadi Party led- Uttar Pradesh Government in a land acquisition matter of Loni and.....

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Uttarakhand HC Dismisses Challenge to Land Acquisition for ITBP Near LAC(14.03.2022)

Uttarakhand High Court has dismissed a writ petition filed, challenging a notification issued under Section 11(1) of the Right to Fair Compensation an.....

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