30 January 2023


Search Results for Tag : Land Acquisition

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

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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“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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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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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.....

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News

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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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.....

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.....

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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 .....

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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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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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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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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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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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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.....

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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: 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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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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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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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: 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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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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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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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 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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