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Land Acquisition (amendment) Bill

Jan 07, 2015 at 22:29 | Source: CNBC-TV18
The opposition is up in arms as the government promulgates an ordinance to amend the 2013 land acquisition act. The land acquisition process has been relaxed considerably for five sectors including affordable housing. FM clarifies that the easier norms will not apply for premium and luxury housing.
Jan 04, 2015 at 19:04 | Source: PTI
Brushing aside criticism against changes in land acquisition laws, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the amendments would ensure higher compensation to land owners while fulfilling developmental needs of the nation.
Jan 04, 2015 at 14:33 | Source: PTI
The government's reforms agenda is on track and the economy is on its way to transition to 6.5 per cent growth and 6 per cent inflation levels, says a Morgan Stanley report.
Jan 02, 2015 at 20:35 | Source: Firstpost.com
The first fight Modi has to win is against his own parivar. He has to ensure that there is not a peep from them. If this does not happen, one can't see him winning the legislative war.
Jan 02, 2015 at 11:52 | Source: IBNLive.com
According to sources, the President Pranab Mujherjee even communicated to ministers that it would have been better if the government had got the Bill passed in Lok Sabha where it has a majority.
Dec 30, 2014 at 11:57 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
If the government fails to have a bill replacing an ordinance passed after Parliament reconvenes, it has the option of re-promulgating it in order to extend its shelf life but there is only so far it can go without alarming purists.
Dec 29, 2014 at 18:51 | Source: CNBC-TV18
According to the proposed Land Acquisition Bill, consent of at least 80 percent of the land owners is required for any private project. If the land is to be developed under public-private partnership (PPP), 70 percent consent from landowners is required.
Dec 29, 2014 at 17:47 | Source: Reuters
Restrictions on buying land, under a law championed by the last Congress government, are among barriers holding up projects worth almost USD 300 billion. Several states had asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to overhaul the law enacted in January.
Dec 12, 2014 at 15:44 | Source: PTI
The Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Bill, which replaces an ordinance, was brought in the wake of the Supreme Court order cancelling the allocation of 204 coal blocks on September 24 and resetting the agenda for their allocation.
Dec 03, 2014 at 16:18 | Source: CNBC-TV18
The government feels that it needs more time to get the Opposition on board, on its proposal to simplify land acquisition rules for PPP projects.