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Supreme Court refers Ram Mandir- Babri Masjid case for Mediation(08.03.2019)

The Supreme Court has referred the Ram Janambhomi- Babri Masjid land dispute case to mediation for a possible settlement of the disputes arising out o.....

Tags : Land dispute, Reference, Mediation



International Cases

Government intervention okay in dire economic circumstances: ECJ(22.06.2016)

The E.....

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Statute

Voting rights to be given to enclave dwellers(08.02.2016)

Whereas India and Bangladesh executed an enclave exchange last year, the Indian government is preparing to grant voting rights to former enclave dwell.....

Tags : Bill, land enclave, Bangladesh, voting rights



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.....

Tags : Rajasthan, land acquisition, title, bills



Court of Appeal (England and Wales) dismisses claim against VISA as time barred(05.08.2015)

In a case involving claims of unlawful restriction of competition, the Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal against summary judgment. It upheld the fin.....

Tags : Competition, limitation, england and wales, visa



Kiwis clear the road for TomTom registration(18.12.2015)

The High Court of New Zealand at Auckland dismissed an appeal against registration of the mark ‘TomTom’, by the eponymous maker of satellite navigatio.....

Tags : Tomtom, new Zealand, trade mark, confusion



A commercial activity is a commercial activity regardless of whether it is carried out for private profit or to achieve charitable goals(08.09.2017)

Present appeal concerns the desire of the second Respondent (Children’s Health Camps the New Zealand Foundation for Child and Family Health and Develo.....

Tags : Land, Usage, Activity, Commercial



Poland’s highest court faces constitutional crisis(14.03.2016)

The Council of Europe released a report expressing dismay over const.....

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Judgments

Tribunal could only correct clerical or arithmetical errors after adjudication(08.08.2016)

In present case, Appellant claimed occupancy rights in the land by filing an application in Form 7 under Karnataka Land Reforms Rules, 1974 and invoki.....

Tags : Land, Occupancy rights, Amendment, Permissibility



Duty of Court to neutralize any unjust enrichment and undeserved gain made by litigants only on account of keeping litigation alive(08.08.2016)

Respondent filed complaints against Petitioners before the Competent Authority on allegation that, Petitioners had encroached upon Government land in .....

Tags : Government land, Encroachment, unjust enrichment



No court shall make any declaration where Plaintiff being able to seek further relief, than a mere declaration of title, omits to do so(01.06.2017)

Present writ petition is against judgments whereby, suit filed by Petitioners and appeals filed by them were dismissed respectively. Further, order da.....

Tags : Land, Ownership, Injunction



Once opposite parties were put in possession, then same will remain in possession over the land regarding which, decree has been executed(10.05.2018)

In facts of present case, an objection under Section 9 of the U.P. Consolidation of Holdings Act, 1953, was filed by the opposite parties, claiming ex.....

Tags : Land, Possession, Decree



No person has a right to encroach upon the Government land; temples cannot be permitted to come on busy roads and public lands(24.08.2018)

Present petition has been filed pro bono publico to highlight the unauthorized encroachments made on the footpaths and roads at Rishikesh leading to a.....

Tags : Encroachments, Public land, Removal



No allotment of evacuee property shall be made unless applications by public notifications are invited from general public(14.12.2018)

Petitioner is aggrieved of and seeks quashment of Order passed by Custodian General, J & K, Srinagar (Respondent No. 2), leasing out evacuee land meas.....

Tags : Evacuee land, Allotment, Validity



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



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



Principal sum along with interest is to be recovered as arrears of land revenue from builder(11.11.2021)

The present batch of appeals are filed at the instance of promoter/real estate developer assailing the common issues and certain provisions of The Rea.....

Tags : Arrears, Recoverable amount, Land Revenue



Supreme Court values excess land owned by Wadiyar royalty(21.09.2015)

In a question on valuation of property for the purposes of wealth tax, the Supreme Court held that property, the overall area of which exceeded that a.....

Tags : Ceiling, valuation, land, wealth tax



Millennium Bus Depot’s days may be numbered(20.10.2015)

Delhi High Court dismissed an application by the Delhi Transport Corporation for an extension of time to seek a change in land use from the Delhi Deve.....

Tags : Depot, bus, land use, delhi, DDA, DTC



NGT has jurisdiction to deal with substantial question arises out of enforcement of enactments given in Schedule 1 of NGT Act, 2010(01.05.2017)

Applicant after being shocked on reading the news item, reported in Daily Excelsior Jammu dated 17th February, 2016 giving details of transfer made by.....

Tags : Forest land, Transfer, Jurisdiction



No duty of Defendant to disprove Plaintiff’s unsubstantiated case(09.09.2015)

Plaintiff asserting illegal and in-operative deed for sale of land must prove as such and establish its own right, interest and possession over the la.....

Tags : Sale of land, burden of proof, plaintiff



If land holding is not subject to consolidation proceedings then, permission of Settlement Officer is not required before transferring the same.(11.08.2017)

In instant case, admitted facts are that, the suit property was land used as 'Abadi' and was declared 'Chakout' (meaning out of consolidation scheme) .....

Tags : Land, Allotment, Scheme



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



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



“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



Person, who claims title over property on strength of adverse possession is required to prove his case only against true owner of property(18.04.2017)

Dispute in instant Appeal relates to an agricultural land. Trial Court, by judgment/decree decreed Appellant's suit. It was held that, Appellant (Plai.....

Tags : Land, Ownership, Proof



Renewal of lease is a privilege and if a tenant wishes to claim privilege, he must do so strictly within the time limited for the purpose(14.02.2017)

Appeals have been preferred by Orissa Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation ('IDCO') and also by Jindal Stainless Ltd. aggrieved by impugn.....

Tags : Land, Resumption, Direction, Validity



When enactment enjoins that any evidence would be treated as conclusive proof, law would forbid other evidence to be adduced for contradicting aforesaid conclusiveness(22.01.2019)

The Respondent herein filed a petition in the Forest Tribunal, under Section 8 of the Kerala Private Forests (Vesting and Assignment) Act, 1971 ('the .....

Tags : Land, Title, Proof



Notifications & Circulars

Committee constituted to dispose of land purchased by PACL(17.02.2016)

The Securities and Exchange Board of India constituted a Committee to dispose of land purchased by PACL and payment of proceeds to investors who inves.....

Tags : Pacl, committee, land, investors



TRAI responds to DoT reference for improving telecom on islands(23.03.2016)

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India issued a response to the Department of Telecom reference for improving telecommunications services in the An.....

Tags : islands, infrastructure, universal services obligation fund



De-notification of Inland Container Depots/Container Freight Stations/Air Freight Stations(16.08.2021)

1. It has come to the notice of the Board that difficulties are being faced by the custodians of Inland Container Depots (ICDs) and Container Freight .....

Tags : De-notification, Inland Container Depots



DGGI busts racket for tax evasion worth more than Rs. 72 crore of clandestine clearance of cigarettes(22.07.2020)

Acting on specific intelligence the Directorate General of Goods and Service Tax Intelligence, Headquarters (DGGI, Hqrs) has unveiled a racket of clan.....

Tags : Tax evasion, clandestine clearance, Cigarettes



National GIS-Enabled Land Bank System(23.09.2020)

Government has integrated Industrial Information System (IIS) portal with the GIS System of six States in first phase to provide updates on land avail.....

Tags : GIS-Enabled, Bank System, Industrial land



India Signs Financing Agreement with World Bank for US$ 48 Million for "Nagaland Health Project"(16.01.2017)

A financing agreement for IDA credit of US$ 48 million (equivalent) for the 'Nagaland Health Project' was signed with the World Bank here today. The F.....

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News

CRIMINAL - AgustaWestland: CBI Court Directs to Shift Christian Michel to Cell Meant for Undertrials(06.03.2019)

A Special CBI Court in New Delhi has directed to shift Chirstian Michel, the alleged middleman in AgustaWestland case, to cell meant for undertrails f.....

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ENVIRONMENT - SC Upholds NGT Order Barring Constructions on Bellandur Wetlands(07.03.2019)

Supreme Court has upheld a May 4, 2016, order of NGT disallowing two real estate companies from further building in the Bellandur catchment area.

Tags : Supreme Court, Bellandur Wetlands, NGT



CIVIL - Obligation of State to Procure Land for New Court Complex: Bombay HC(07.03.2019)

Bombay High Court has directed Maharashtra Government to submit proposals for the allotment of suitable land to host a new modernised High Court build.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Obligation of State to Procure Land for New Court Complex



CIVIL - SC Refers Ayodhya-Babri Land Dispute for Mediation(08.03.2019)

Supreme Court has decided to refer Ayodhya-Babri Masjid title dispute case for mediation and constituted a panel of mediators headed by former SC judg.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Ayodhya-Babri Land Dispute



TENANCY - Whether Disputes Between Landlord-Tenant Arbitrable: SC Refers the Question to Larger Bench(08.03.2019)

Supreme Court has referred to larger bench the correctness of its judgment in Himangni Enterprises v. Kamaljeet Singh Ahluwalia, in which it was held .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Himangni Enterprises v. Kamaljeet Singh Ahluwalia, Landlord-Tenant Arbitrable



CIVIL - SC Warns Haryana on Damage to Aravalli Range(11.03.2019)

Supreme Court has warned Haryana Government that it will be in "trouble" if it will do "anything" with Aravalli hills or forest area by passing amendm.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Punjab Land Preservation Act (PLPA), 1900, Aravalli Range



CCI Rejects Complaint against Case New Holland(06.05.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has rejected a complaint alleging that Case New Holland Construction Equipment (India) Ltd indulged in anti-comp.....

Tags : Competition Commission of India, New Holland Construction Equipment (India) Ltd



Hyderabad HC: Govt. Officials Can’t Refuse to Conduct Survey of Pvt. Land(09.05.2016)

Hyderabad High Court has ruled that officials of survey department are bound to conduct survey of private land if anyone makes such a request after pa.....

Tags : Hyderabad High Court, survey of private land



Delhi High Court: No Encroachment Allowed on Govt Land(12.02.2018)

Delhi High Court has said that state is the absolute owner of its land even if it has not taken its possession and encroachers cannot be allowed to se.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Govt Land



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.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Land Acquisition



SC Rejects PIL Seeking Probe into AgustaWestland Chopper Purchase(13.02.2018)

Supreme Court has dismissed a PIL seeking a probe into alleged irregularities in the purchase of AgustaWestland helicopters for VIPs by the Chhattisga.....

Tags : Supreme Court, AgustaWestland



NGT Directs Gurugram Municipal Corp to Clear Waste at Bandhwari Landfill(22.11.2019)

National Green Tribunal has directed the Gurugram Municipal Corporation to clear 25 lakh tonnes of legacy waste at Bandhwari landfill within six month.....

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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.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Land Acquisition, YEIDA



Allahabad HC: Land Belonging to Religious Body Can be Acquired for Larger Public Interest(26.12.2016)

Allahabad High Court has ruled that a land belonging to a religious body can be acquired for a “public purpose”.

Tags : Allahabad HC, Religious Body, Land



Delhi HC Slams CBI, Grants Bail to Ex-Air Chief in AgustaWestland Case(27.12.2016)

A Delhi court, while Observing that “CBI failed to state how much cash was paid to accused and when it was paid,” has granted bail to Former Air Chief.....

Tags : AgustaWestland, S.P. Tyagi, Air Chief Marshal



Supreme Court: No Prior Consent of Landowners Needed to Lay Overhead Power Lines(30.12.2016)

Supreme Court, while removing roadblocks in reaching electricity to every village, has ruled that no prior consent of landowners was required to lay o.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Landowners, Power Lines



Gujarat HC Rejects Plea on Bhoodan Land Issue(30.12.2016)

Gujarat High Court has rejected a set of petitions on issue of Bhoodan land and directed State Government to enact a law in this regard as expeditious.....

Tags : Gujarat HC, Bhoodan Land



Delhi HC Notices Ex-Indian Air Force Chief SP Tyagi over CBI Plea Challenging his Bail(30.12.2016)

Delhi High Court has issued notice to Ex-Indian Air Force Chief SP Tyagi, over CBI's plea challenging his bail in AgustaWestland chopper bribery scam.

Tags : Delhi High Court, Indian Air Force, SP Tyagi, AgustaWestland chopper



Kerala HC: No Absolute Bar on Permitting Residential Use of Paddy Land(27.07.2020)

Kerala High Court has held that there is no absolute prohibition in considering an application seeking permission to use paddy land for residential pu.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Residential Use of Paddy Lands



Bombay High Court Scraps 97 of 99 Allotments Under Urban Land Ceiling Norms(16.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has scrapped 97 of 99 allotments made between 1990 and 2007 of land declared surplus under Urban Land Ceiling Act (ULCA) in Nagpur.

Tags : Bombay High Court, Urban Land Ceiling Act



Madras High Court Rejects Plea to Stay TRAI Order on Cable Landing Charges(17.03.2017)

Madras High Court has refused to stay three regulations of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) pertaining to access charges levied by owners .....

Tags : Madras High Court, Cable Landing Charges



CRIMINAL - AgustaWestland Case: Delhi Court Grants Bail to Rajeev Saxena(26.02.2019)

A Delhi court has granted bail to Rajeev Saxena, who was arrested in the Rs. 3,600-crore AgustaWestland money-laundering case.

Tags : Supreme Court, AgustaWestland Case



PROPERTY - Civil Suit for Land that is Subject to Proceedings Under Urban Land Ceiling Act Not Maintainable: SC(27.02.2019)

Supreme Court has held that a Civil Court has no jurisdiction to try civil suit in relation to land which is subject to ceiling proceedings under Urba.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Urban Land Ceiling Act



CIVIL - Bombay HC Paves Way for Two Housing Projects Near Defence Land(01.03.2019)

Bombay High Court has quashed refusals by defence ministry for naval and army No Objection Certificates (NOCs) and allowed construction of two residen.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Housing Projects Near Defence Land



Telangana HC Directs State Not to Insist on Aadhar Details of Agricultural Lands(05.11.2020)

Telangana High Court has directed the State not to insist on uploading of Aadhaar details vis-i-vis the agricultural land details being placed by the .....

Tags : Telangana High Court, Aadhar Details of Agricultural Lands



SC Issues Notice on Andhra Govt's Plea Against HC Order Staying SIT Probe in Amaravati Land Case(05.11.2020)

Supreme Court has issued notice on the appeal by Andhra Pradesh Government challenging stay granted by Andhra Pradesh High Court of the Special Invest.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Amaravati Land Case



SC to States: Stop Divisive Fights over Boundary Disputes(17.09.2015)

SC has suggested that states should refrain from creating “border inside the border” by fighting over their territorial boundaries. The court asked st.....

Tags : SC ,Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland



AgustaWestland: CBI Court Dismisses Christian Michel's Interim Bail Plea to Celebrate Easter(19.04.2019)

Special CBI Court has dismissed an interim bail application by British Businessman Christian Michel alleged middleman arrested in AgustaWestland chopp.....

Tags : CBI Court, AgustaWestland Chopper Scam



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.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Land Acquisition for Rail Corridor



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.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Publication of Land Acquisition



SC: Persons in Illegal Occupation of Government Land Cannot Claim Regularization(08.02.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that persons in illegal occupation of the Government Land/Panchayat Land cannot, as a matter of right, claim regularization.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Regularization of Government Land



Allahabad HC Dismisses Plea Claiming Ownership of Land Offered for Ayodhya Mosque(09.02.2021)

Allahabad High Court has dismissed a petition filed against the allotment of land in Ayodhya's Dhannipur village for the construction of a mosque, fol.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Ownership of Land Offered for Ayodhya Mosque



NGT Slams DTC, Tata, Ashok Leyland for Improper Bus Services(25.08.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has slammed Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) for running its air conditioned buses without passengers for a major part .....

Tags : NGT,DTC, Tata, Ashok Leyland



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.....

Tags : Bombay High Court , Land Acquisition Act



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.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Land Acquisition Act



Ireland High Court Strikes Down Legal Challenge to Brexit(30.05.2017)

Ireland High Court has struck down a legal challenge to Brexit on consent, aimed at establishing if Britain can halt Brexit after triggering Article 5.....

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Delhi High Court Stops Ex-IAF Chief SP Tyagi From Travelling to Indonesia(31.05.2017)

Delhi High Court has stayed a Trial Court order allowing former IAF chief SP Tyagi, a key accused in AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam, to travel to In.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, AgustaWestland



Remove All Encroachments on Wetlands: Madras HC(02.05.2019)

Madras High Court has directed Chairperson, Tamil Nadu State Wetland Authority (TNSWA) to ensure that all encroachments on the Wetlands are removed wi.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Wetlands



Karnataka High Court Quashes Notification Releasing Forest Land(24.03.2021)

Karnataka High Court has struck down an order/notification issued by the state government by which it purported to release a total of 260 acres formin.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Notification Releasing Forest Land



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



Bombay HC Tells Municipal Commissioner to Consider Plea to Allow Burial on Church Land(02.04.2019)

Bombay High Court has directed St. John The Baptist Church, Thane, to approach the Thane municipal commissioner, seeking permission to bury an ex-serv.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Burial, Church Land



Bombay HC Tells Municipal Commissioner to Consider Plea to Allow Burial on Church Land(02.04.2019)

Bombay High Court has directed St. John The Baptist Church, Thane, to approach the Thane municipal commissioner, seeking permission to bury an ex-serv.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Burial, Church Land



ITAT Chennai: Urban Land Leased Out to Educational Trust Cannot be Treated as ‘Vacant Land’(04.03.2021)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Chennai has held that wealth tax is not applicable on lands held by a trust for charitable purposes.

Tags : ITAT Chennai, Urban Land



Madras HC Restrains from Registration of Documents Related to Land in Vellanur Village(05.03.2021)

Madras High Court has restrained the Inspector General of Registration, District Registrar (Chennai - South) and Avadi Sub Registrar from registering .....

Tags : Madras High Court, Land in Vellanur Village



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.....

Tags : Telangana High Court, Mallannasagar Reservoir Land Acquisition



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.....

Tags : Karnataka HC , Land Acquisition Act of 2013



CCI Dismisses Complaint Against 6 Individuals in Land Sale Case(18.03.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has rejected a complaint against six individuals pertaining to sale of land plots in Dehradun, saying it is a di.....

Tags : Competition Commission of India , Land Sale Case



Italy Court Acquits Two Executives in AgustaWestland Chopper Case(09.01.2018)

An Italian court has acquitted Giuseppe Orsi, the former president of defence and aerospace giant Finmeccanica, of charges related to alleged bribes p.....

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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.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Land Acquisition



Delhi High Court Directs Centre, AAP Govt to Respond to Plea for New Landfill in Delhi(10.10.2019)

Delhi High Court has directed the Centre, the AAP Govt and the municipal corporations to reply to a Public Interest Litigation seeking creation of a n.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Landfill



SC Dismisses Plea Against Quashing of Criminal Cases Related to Alleged "Amaravati Land Scam"(20.07.2021)

Supreme Court has dismissed the Andhra Pradesh Government’s Special leave Petitions against the quashing of criminal cases filed in connection with th.....

Tags : Supreme Court, "Amaravati Land Scam"



Supreme Court Dismisses Petition Against Mahesh Sharma in Kailash Hospital Land Scam(02.11.2015)

Supreme Court has dismissed a petition against Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma challenging his acquittal from Kailash Hospital land scam case.

Tags : Supreme Court , Kailash Hospital land scam case, Mahesh Sharma



NGT Put Stays on Projects near Bellandur Lake(06.11.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered stay on construction activity around Bellandur lake in east Bengaluru and also sought status quo on eight pr.....

Tags : National Green Tribunal , Bengaluru, Bellandur Lake



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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NGT to EDMC: Submit Action Plan on Bio-Stabilisation(25.09.2017)

National Green Tribunal has directed the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) to submit an action plan on the bio-stabilisation of the Ghazipur lan.....

Tags : NGT, Ghazipur Landfill Site



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.....

Tags : Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Capital Gain, Land Acquisition Act



Karnataka HC Issues Notice on PIL on Granting Exemption to Kodavas and Jamma Land Holders(08.07.2021)

Karnataka High Court has ordered issue of notice to the State and Union governments on a PIL petition questioning the 2019 notification of granting ex.....

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ITAT, Allahabad: Amount of Share of Conversion of Leasehold Land Allowed as Cost of Improvement(12.07.2021)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Allahabad has held that the amount paid by a co-owner of the property towards his share for conversion of afores.....

Tags : Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Amount of Share of Conversion of Leasehold Land



CIC: All Agusta Westland Deal Documents in CBI Custody Cannot be Disclosed(27.05.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has observed that as all documents related to the signing of Agusta Westland deal is in custody of CBI and that t.....

Tags : Central Information Commission, Agusta Westland deal



NGT Stops Eco-Park Work in Surajpur Wetlands(31.05.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered an immediate halt to all construction activities on the Surajpur wetland in reserved forests in Gautam Budh .....

Tags : National Green Tribunal , Surajpur wetland



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 .....

Tags : Rajasthan High Court, Land Acquisition



Gurugram Land Case: Supreme Court Slams CBI for its ‘Shoddy Probe’(03.12.2019)

Supreme Court has slammed the Central Bureau of Investigation for its ‘shoddy probe’ into the then Bhupinder S Hooda Govt’s decision to notify 1400 ac.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Gurugram Land Case



Allahabad High Court Refuses Bail to Bulandshahr Mob Violence Accused(04.12.2019)

Allahabad High Court has rejected the bail application of an Accused in last year's violence in Bulandshahr, where a mob shot dead a police inspector......

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Karnataka HC Dismisses PIL Alleging Planting of Saplings on Government Land(08.09.2021)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation petition, which had alleged that sapling are being planted on government lands by coll.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Planting of Saplings on Government Land



Bombay HC to State: Set Up Grievance Cell within 6 Weeks(17.08.2016)

Bombay HC, while taking note of unabated destruction of wetlands even after interim ban on their reclamation more than two years ago, has directed the.....

Tags : Bombay HC, wetlands



Supreme Court: Landlord Not Precluded from Making Application for Fair Rent Determination(03.02.2020)

Supreme Court has held that a landlord is not precluded from making an application for determination of fair rent during the currency of agreed rent b.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Fair Rent Determination, Application by Landlord



SC: Taluk Land Board's Determination Has Evidentiary Value In Proceedings(02.11.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that determination arrived by the Land Board about the character of lands, under the Kerala Land Reforms Act, 1963 becomes .....

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AP HC Orders Status Quo on Proposed Cancellation of Land Allotted to Andhra Sugars Limited(09.11.2021)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has ordered status quo on the proposed cancellation of 42.28 acres of land allotted to Andhra Sugars Limited in Jawaharlal N.....

Tags : Andhra Pradesh High Court, Proposed Cancellation of Land Allotted to Andhra Sugars Limited



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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SC Issues Notice to UP Govt. over Bulandshahr Gangrape(29.08.2016)

SC, while taking note of a plea of father of Bulandshahr gangrape victim that the probe and trial in the case be shifted out of Uttar Pradesh, has iss.....

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Landowner Has Preferential Right to Redevelop Land Under Maharashtra Slum Act: Bombay HC(02.07.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that owner of land has preferential right to redevelop the land under Maharashtra Slum Areas (Improvement, Clearance and Re.....

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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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Madras HC Quashes Ban on Placing Hoardings on Land Not Belonging to Municipal Corporations(13.03.2020)

Madras High Court has struck down the ban on placing hoardings on land not belonging to the Municipal Corporations by observing that it does not satis.....

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SC Dismisses Ex-J&K Minister Abdul Ghani Kohli's Plea in Forest Land Encroachment Case(13.03.2020)

Supreme Court has dismissed a Plea by former Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) minister Abdul Ghani Kohli against the order of J&K High Court in encroachment case.....

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J&K&L High Court Orders 10 Lakh Compensation in Illegal Deprivation of Land Case(04.01.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has directed the Jammu and Kashmir Government to pay Rs. 10 Lakh as compensation to the petitioners in a case .....

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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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Chhattisgarh High Court Upholds Increased Rates of Cess on Land Used for Mining(26.02.2020)

Chhattisgarh High Court has upheld the increased rates of development cess and environmental cess on land covered under mining lease as per the amendm.....

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Delhi High Court: Facilitating Land and Other Related Activities to Attract Service Tax(27.02.2020)

Delhi High Court has held that the changeability of the activity on facilitating land and other related activities to attract service tax under the he.....

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Supreme Court Permits State of Himachal Pradesh to Divert Forest Land for Public Projects(14.12.2021)

Supreme Court has permitted the State of Himachal Pradesh for diversion of forest land under the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980 for construction of c.....

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AAAR, Karnataka: Landfill-Pit is Civil Structure, No ITC Available(15.12.2021)

Appellate Authority of Advance Ruling (AAAR), Karnataka, has upheld the ruling of Authority of Advance Ruling holding that the landfill-pit is a civil.....

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SC: Landowner Can Seek Compensation from Builder under Consumer Protection Act(25.07.2016)

SC has held that a landowner who signs a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a builder to develop apartments on his land is a consumer and can dema.....

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Delhi HC: Gurudwara Land, Not Agricultural Land, Liable to TDS on Compulsory Acquisition(12.02.2020)

Delhi High Court has held that land belonging to religious establishment compulsorily acquired by the Government is liable to Tax Deducted at Source (.....

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Madras High Court Takes Suo Moto Notice of Issue of Grabbing of Public Lands(14.02.2020)

The Madras High Court has taken suo moto notice of the issue of encroachment of public land. The Court has observed that the Government land is being .....

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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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Rajasthan HC: Land Reserved for Public Park Not to be Allowed for Commercial Purposes(18.01.2022)

Rajasthan High Court has ruled that land reserved for the public park in question shall not be allowed for commercial purposes like marriages/ parties.....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice on Plea Filed Against Illegal Encroachment of Government Land(18.01.2022)

Delhi High Court has issued notice on a petition filed against alleged illegal encroachment of government land and misappropriation of funds by Adesh .....

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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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Madras HC Issues Directives over 600-Acre Pallikaranai Marshland(23.11.2016)

Madras High Court has issued stringent directions, including prohibiting constructions of any kind on 600-acre Pallikaranai marshland.

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Supreme Court: Manikonda Jagir Lands Declared as Government Lands(08.02.2022)

Supreme Court has set aside the orders of the erstwhile Andhra Pradesh High Court dismissing the writ petition filed by the Telangana government with .....

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Rajasthan HC: Government has Authority to Regularise Unauthorised Conversion of Agricultural Land(11.02.2022)

Rajasthan High Court has held that the government has authority in terms of Section 90B of the Land Revenue Act, 1956 as it stood at the relevant time.....

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Gujarat HC Allows Habeas Corpus Petition; Directs Children’s Return To New Zealand(14.02.2022)

Gujarat High Court has directed the Husband to hand over the custody of the three young children to the Mother situated in New Zealand, emphasising th.....

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Gujarat HC: Rights of Person Not Affected Where Land Sold in Public Auction with No Condition(14.02.2022)

Gujarat High Court has held that when the land was sold in a public auction and when there is no condition attached to the said order of sale, then th.....

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SC Quashes DDA Appeal over Vasant Kunj Land(16.09.2016)

SC, while quashing plea by Delhi Development Authority (DDA) on acquisition of a piece of land in Vasant Kunj in 1961, has said that State’s right to .....

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Bombay HC: Real Estate Developer Liable to Pay Income Tax on Sale of Agricultural Land(18.03.2020)

Bombay High Court has observed that income from the sale of agricultural land will attract income tax as the Assessee was dealing in the sale of prope.....

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Calcutta HC Constitutes Monitoring Committee to Ensure Justice to Andaman & Nicobar Islands(30.03.2020)

Calcutta High Court has constituted a 'Monitoring Committee' to ensure access to justice for the residents and also to act on behalf of the Court and .....

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#Economic Survey 2021-2022: Govt Sets Up National Land Monetisation Corporation(31.01.2022)

Economic Survey has stated that National Land Monetisation Corporation (NLMC) is being incorporated as a 100% Government of India owned entity with an.....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice on Sudarshan Plea Questioning Restraint to Travel to Netherlands(02.02.2022)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to the Enforcement Directorate on a petition filed by Sudarshan Ramesh, brother of alleged bitcoin scam accused.....

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Bombay HC Moots For Saving Wetlands(08.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has said State Government must equally take care of citizens' interests as it does of builders and ruthlessly stop destruction of we.....

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SC: Marriage of Landlady Cannot Extinguish Her Bonafide Requirement of Land(09.02.2017)

Supreme Court has held that being married and shifting to other place does not automatically result in extinguishing of bona fide requirement of appel.....

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SC: Marriage Will Not Extinguish Landlady’s Bonafide Need to Retake Rented Premises Possession(13.02.2017)

Supreme Court has held that a tenant cannot refuse to vacate a house saying his landlady is married and has her husband’s home to live in.

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Supreme Court Asks Centre to Notify Wetland Rules By June 30(13.02.2017)

Supreme Court has directed Centre to notify Wetlands (Conservation and Management) Rules, 2016 on or before June 30, 2017.

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Allahabad HC Refuses to Quash FIR Against Accused in Bulandshahr Violence Case(28.12.2018)

Allahabad High Court has refused to quash the FIR filed against one Satish, who is an accused in the Bulandshahr violence case in which police inspect.....

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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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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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Allahabad High Court Notices BSP Supremo Over Plea Alleging Manipulation of Land Records(16.02.2017)

Allahabad High Court has issued notices to BSP supremo Mayawati and two of her close relatives on a PIL alleging "manipulation" of land records in the.....

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Hyderabad High Court: No Blind Regularization of Encroachments on Simhachalam Land(16.02.2017)

Hyderabad High Court has made it clear that it would not straight away permit regularisation of encroachments made on lands belonging to Simhachalam D.....

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Supreme Court: Requirement of Landlord For His Own Occupation Includes Occupation By Family Member(20.02.2017)

Supreme Court has held that requirement of landlord for his own occupation could also mean occupation by a member of family and mere non-examination o.....

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Mere Agreement to Sell Leased Property to Tenant wouldn't Terminate Landlord-Tenant Relationship: SC(29.01.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that mere agreement to sell the property of landlord to tenant would not result in termination of landlord-tenant relations.....

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Delhi HC Restrains Unauthorised DTH Operators from Broadcasting India-England Series(30.06.2022)

Delhi High Court has passed an ex-parte order restraining 39 rogue websites/unauthorized DTH Operators from illegally streaming the matches of the upc.....

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J&K&L HC Imposes Rs. 10 Lakh Penalty on Govt. for Forcibly Taking Over Private Land(01.07.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has imposed a cost of Rs. 10 lakh on the Union Territory administration for forcibly taking over a private lan.....

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Madras High Court Directs State to Conduct Panchami Lands Survey(10.03.2017)

Madras High Court has directed State Government to conduct a State-wide survey to find out extent of Panchami lands available and the extent under occ.....

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Supreme Court: ‘Can’t Allow Attempt to ‘Throttle’ Freedom of Press, Media’(14.03.2017)

Supreme Court, while stating that it would not allow any attempt to “smother” and “throttle” freedom of media, has dismissed a PIL demanding an invest.....

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Orissa HC Refuses to Quash Criminal Proceedings Against Odisha Infratech(23.11.2020)

Orissa High Court has refused to quash proceedings initiated against Odisha Infratech Pvt. Ltd. in a case of alleged grabbing of land belonging to peo.....

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SC Stays Andhra Pradesh HC’s Gag Order on Reports on Amaravati Land Scam FIR(25.11.2020)

Supreme Court has stayed the Andhra Pradesh High Court's gag order on media reporting and social media comments on the contents of the Amaravati land .....

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Delhi HC Notices SP Tyagi’s Cousin Over CBI’s Plea Challenging His Bail in Chopper Scam Case(11.01.2017)

Delhi High Court has issued notice to former Indian Air Force chief SP Tyagi’s cousin Sanjeev Tyagi on CBI’s plea challenging bail granted to him in A.....

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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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AP HC Injuncts Publication on FIR with Respect to Alleged Amaravati Land Scam(16.09.2020)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has issued an injunction restraining any media reporting as to the First Information Report registered by the Anti-Corruptio.....

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AgustaWestland Case: Delhi Court Dismisses Christian Michel's Bail Plea(18.02.2019)

Delhi court has dismissed bail plea of Christian Michel, arrested in connection with an alleged scam in the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper.....

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Supreme Court: Landlord-Tenant Disputes are Arbitrable(15.12.2020)

Supreme Court has overruled its 2017 judgment in Himangni Enterprises case to hold that landlord-tenant disputes are arbitrable except when they are c.....

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J&K HC Orders Direct Money Transfer to Land Sellers to Cut Out Middle Man(16.12.2020)

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has ordered “immediate and direct” transfer of money into the accounts of land owners to ensure compensation for land acq.....

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ENVIRONMENT - NGT Terms Aravali Land 'Deemed Forest'(11.03.2019)

National Green Tribunal has termed 52 acres of Aravali land in Faridabad's Sarai Khwaja, where more than 6,000 trees were allegedly cut for a real est.....

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Gauhati HC Issues Notice in Plea on Non-Implementation of Schemes in Nagaland(22.01.2021)

Gauhati High Court has issued notice to Union Of India, State of Nagaland and others in a plea filed by the petitioner-Society (Global Trust Club) rai.....

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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 Allows Himachal Pradesh Govt. Plea for Diversion of Certain Extent of Forest Land(16.02.2021)

Supreme Court has allowed some applications filed by the Government of Himachal Pradesh seeking diversion of certain extent of forest land for the pur.....

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P&H High Court Sets Aside Govt Nod to Transfer Panchayat Land to Private Developer(16.02.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has quashed an order passed by the Punjab Government permitting the exchange of over 42 kanals of gram panchayat land ab.....

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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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Madhya Pradesh HC Notices State Over Encroachment of Forest Land After Fire Incidents(13.04.2017)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has sought reply within six weeks from State Government on a PIL for protection of forest land from being encroached upon af.....

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Supreme Court: Unfortunate That Owner Had to Litigate For Over Four Decades to Get Back Possession(17.04.2017)

Supreme Court, while ordering a tenant to vacate premises immediately, has said it is “unfortunate” that the landlord had been litigating for more tha.....

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CIVIL - Delhi High Court Upheld Parsvnath's Rs 1,034 Crore Claim in RLDA Case(25.03.2019)

Delhi High Court has upheld Realty firm Parsvnath Ltd. claim of Rs 1,034 crore in a dispute with Rail Land Development Authority related to a project .....

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Karnataka High Court Dismisses CM BS Yediyurappa’s Plea in Land Denotification Case(06.01.2021)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed CM BS Yediyurappa’s Petition that the First Information Report in a land denotification case against him should be .....

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Allahabad HC: Public Land in UP Most Vulnerable to Encroachment(08.01.2021)

Allahabad High Court has said that Public land in the State of Uttar Pradesh is most vulnerable to encroachment and such encroachment over such public.....

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Delhi High Court Dismisses Petition Against AAP Govt's Order on Circle Rates(17.08.2015)

Delhi High Court has dismissed a PIL against an AAP Government notification enhancing circle rates of agricultural land in the capital by three times.

Tags : Delhi High Court,AAP Government,circle rates of agricultural land



SC Stays Arrest of Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa in Land De-notification Case(28.01.2021)

Supreme Court has admitted a special leave petition filed by Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa and former State Industries Minister Murugesh Nir.....

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SC: Possession Once Taken By State, Title of Landowner Ceases(29.01.2021)

Supreme Court has reiterated that once possession is taken by the State, the land vests absolutely with the State and the title of the landowner cease.....

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Madras High Court Shows Concern Over Pallikaranai Marshland Encroachment(04.09.2015)

Madras High Court has ruled that entire Pallikaranai marshland has to be retrieved from encroachers, while showing concern over blind eye approach of .....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Reduces Compensation Amount Drastically in Haryana Land Compensation Case(09.09.2015)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has drastically reduced amount that farmers were to receive from Haryana Government for 142.38 acres acquired in 1979 fo.....

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Madras High Court Orders Status Quo on Granites Stored on Poromboke Land(09.09.2015)

Madras High Court has ordered status quo in case relating to storage of granite blocks and debris by P.R.P. Granites on poromboke land in Madurai dist.....

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Ayodhya- Babri Land Dispute: SC Extends Time For Completing Mediation Till Aug 15(10.05.2019)

Supreme Court has extended the time for completion of mediation in the Ayodhya-Babri Masjid land dispute case till August 15.

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Kerala HC: Inclusion of Land in CRZ-III Would Not Bar Inclusion of Land as Per CRZ Regulation 2019(23.02.2021)

Kerala High Court has observed that the inclusion of a land in Coastal Regulation Zone-III in the Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) prepared as per .....

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Allahabad HC Upholds Convictions in Noida Land Plot Scam(25.02.2016)

Allahabad HC has upheld Ex- Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary Neera Yadav and IAS officer Rajeev Kumar's conviction in a scam related to plots of land in .....

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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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Open Land, Especially Govt Land, Can’t Be Used As Burial Ground By Anyone: Delhi HC(02.01.2018)

Delhi High Court has ruled that government land cannot be used as a burial ground by any person.

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Kerala HC Declares Rule 12(9) of Kerala Conservation of Paddy Land and Wetland Rules Ultra Vires(24.05.2021)

Kerala High Court has declared that Rule 12(9) of the Kerala Conservation of Paddy Land and Wetland Rules, 2017 is prima facie ultra vires its parent .....

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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 Expresses Concern Over Disappearance of Wetlands in India(21.07.2017)

Supreme Court has expressed concern over "vanishing" of wetlands in the country and asked Centre to explain about "huge amount" of money spent on vari.....

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SC to Rajeev Saxena: Get Rs. 10 Crore Surety to Travel Abroad(26.06.2019)

Supreme Court has told Rajeev Saxena, the accused who has now turned an approver in the Agusta Westland chopper deal scam, to get two sureties worth R.....

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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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Madras HC Directs on Encroachment on Forest Land and Preservation of Wildlife Corridors(24.03.2021)

Madras High Court has observed that no encroachment must be allowed on forest land and directed the Tamil Nadu Government to take all steps to ensure .....

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SC: Potentiality of Acquired Land Has to be Taken Into Consideration to Determine Market Value(25.03.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that potentiality of the acquired land is one of the primary factors to be taken into consideration to determine the market.....

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NGT Drops Contempt Case After Mantri MD Apologises(09.10.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has dropped a contempt petition against a builder, after an apology from Mantri Developers came for having snatched equi.....

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Calcutta HC Directs Kolkata Port Trust to Inspect Hyde Road Land(14.10.2015)

Calcutta HC has directed S K Dhar, Estate Manager-in-Charge of Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT) to visit premises at P-51 on Hyde Road Extension and ascertai.....

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Supreme Court: Status of Tenant Not Obviated by Landlord’s Death(23.05.2019)

Supreme Court has held that protection offered to a statutory tenant by rent control law can only be overcome by following the procedure laid out in t.....

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AP HC Stays investigation Against TDP Chief N Chandrababu Naidu in Amaravati Land Scam(22.03.2021)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has stayed the Crime Investigation Department investigation against Telugu Desam Party chief, N Chandrababu Naidu and forme.....

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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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Calcutta HC Passes Injunction Order Restraining Activities on River Banks, Alluvial Landscapes Etc(20.04.2021)

Calcutta High Court has passed an order of an injunction restraining any activity on the lands which are river banks or alluvial landscapes or alluvia.....

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Delhi Court Seeks CBI, ED's Response in Two Bail Applications Filed by Christian Michel(22.04.2021)

Delhi Court has sought response of Central Bureau of Investigation and Enforcement Directorate on the two bail applications filed by Christian Michel .....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Grants Bail to 3 Accused in Royal Family Land Grab Case(04.12.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has granted anticipatory bail to three accused involved in the land grab case of granddaughter of Maharaja Bhupinder Singh, the .....

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SC: Landholder's Right to Fair Compensation Cannot be Compromised, Being a Part of Human Rights(07.12.2015)

Supreme Court has held that a landholder’s right to be fairly compensated for his land acquired by the government cannot be compromised as right to pr.....

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Supreme Court Asks Allahabad HC to Name Two Observers in Ayodhya Dispute(12.09.2017)

Supreme Court has asked Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court to appoint two new observers for disputed land in the Babri Masjid-Ram Mandir case withi.....

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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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Maharashtra Govt. Eases Norms for Setting Up Industries on Agricultural Land(21.01.2016)

Maharashtra Government, in order to make it easier for setting up industries in the state, has simplified norms for using agricultural land for non-ag.....

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Kerala HC Issues Directions for Release of Island Residents Detained in Protests(02.06.2021)

Kerala High Court has issued directions to Chief Judicial Magistrate at Amani, Lakshadweep for the release of island residents who were detained by th.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court: Landowners Entitled to Compensation(09.02.2016)

P&H High Court, while deciding PIL seeking direction to Union of India to award compensation on account of restrictions imposed on petitioners for use.....

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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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MP HC Directs to Set Up 'Public Land Protection Cells' Across State to Check Encroachments(15.06.2021)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has directed the Chief Secretary of the State to devise a permanent body designated as Public Land Protection Cell with Dist.....

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SC Junks Pleas Challenging Validity of Goa Land Act(30.03.2016)

Supreme Court has junked petitions challenging validity of amendments made in 114-year-old Land Acquisition Act to save a portion of a five-star resor.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes Inland Vessels Bill 2021 to Introduce Uniform Regulatory Framework(03.08.2021)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Inland Vessels Bill, 2021 to introduce a uniform regulatory framework for inland vessel navigation across the country. The .....

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SC Stays Order Restoring 'Land De-Notification Corruption Case' Against CM Yediyurappa(05.04.2021)

Supreme Court has stayed an order of the Karnataka High Court, restoring the corruption case filed against Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa, in relation .....

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Delhi Court Grants Bail to Anoop Kumar Gupta in Augusta Westland Money Laundering Case(06.04.2021)

Delhi Court has granted bail to businessman Anoop Kumar Gupta, an accused in the Augusta Westland money laundering case subject to his furnishing of p.....

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CCI Approves RBS India-Sanctum Wealth Acquisition Deal(30.12.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved acquisition of Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) Group's India wealth management business by Sanctum Wea.....

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NGT: Take Action Against Police Institute Built on Aravali Land(19.08.2019)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Haryana chief secretary to submit a report on the action taken against the police training and research.....

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Madras HC Impresses on Need to Maintain Forest Lands and to Prevent Encroachment(10.06.2021)

Madras High Court has observed that it is absolutely imperative that not even an inch of forest land in the State be allowed to be encroached upon by .....

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Supreme Court Dismisses Plea Against Rakesh Asthana's Appointment as CBI Special Director(29.11.2017)

Supreme Court Dismisses Plea Against Rakesh Asthana's Appointment as CBI Special Director

Tags : The Centre had opposed the plea, saying Asthana had an outstanding career and had supervised over 40 high-profile cases like coal scam, AugustaWestland scam, black money and money laundering cases.



Karnataka HC Directs Principal Secretary to Explain on Modified Conditions of Grant of Land(28.06.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the Principal Secretary, Revenue Department, to explain observing that the State government has modified conditions .....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Grant of Land for Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Trust



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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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 Sets Aside MP HC Order to Disburse Amount to Land Owners as Compensation(14.07.2021)

Supreme Court has set aside the Madhya Pradesh High Court order that directed the disbursal of the amount of about Rs. 1.96 Crores deposited by Defenc.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Disbursing Amount to Land Owners



Kerala HC Stays Notice to Demolish Buildings in Lakshadweep for Alleged Encroachment of Public Land(12.07.2021)

Kerala High Court has stayed the show-cause notices issued to Lakshadweep inhabitants to demolish their buildings within 2 days on the ground that the.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Demolition of Building on Public Lands



Supreme Court Allows Andhra Govt to Withdraw Its Plea to Lift Stay on Investigation(22.07.2021)

Supreme Court has allowed the state of Andhra Pradesh to withdraw its petition filed against the stay imposed by the Andhra Pradesh High Court on the .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Amravati Land Scam Case



#Noida Land Allotment Scam: Supreme Court Upholds Conviction of Former UP Chief Secretary(03.08.2017)

Supreme Court has upheld conviction of former UP Chief Secretary Neera Yadav and former IAS officer Rajiv Kumar in Noida land allotment scam that took.....

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Supreme Court Constitutes Bench to Hear Ayodhya Land Dispute(08.08.2017)

Supreme Court has constituted a three-judge bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra to hear a batch of petitions challenging Allahabad High Court verdict .....

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Delhi High Court Stays Order Granting Permission to Agusta Westland Approver to Travel Abroad(07.06.2019)

Delhi High Court has stayed the permission granted to Rajeev Saxena, a middleman-turned-approver in a money laundering case related to the AgustaWestl.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Agusta Westland



Telangana HC Issues Notice to State in Plea Filed Alleging Trespass of Jamuna Hatcheries Lands(05.05.2021)

Telangana High Court has issued notices to the State government after hearing a writ petition filed by Jamuna Hatcheries Pvt. Ltd., owned by members o.....

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Madras HC : Police Cannot Interfere in Landlord-Tenant Disputes(20.06.2016)

Madras HC has said that police cannot conduct “parallel courts” to resolve disputes between landlords and their tenants when specific statutes had bee.....

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Uttarakhand HC Put Stay on Action in Nainisar Land Allotment Case(29.06.2016)

Uttarakhand HC has stayed proceedings of a lower court against 381 persons, booked in November 2015 by State Government for opposing land allotment to.....

Tags : Uttarakhand HC, Nainisar, land allotment



Supreme Court to Haryana Govt: You Can't Go on Making Fool of People(01.05.2018)

Supreme Court, while expressing displeasure over a public notice for auctioning 558.53 hectares when only 141.76 hectares were available, has said tha.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Land



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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Madras HC Takes on Record Affidavit in PIL Against Encroachment of Bhaktavatsala Perumal Temple Land(22.10.2021)

Madras High Court has taken on record the affidavit filed by the Joint Commissioner of Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments (HR&CE) department in.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Encroachment of Bhaktavatsala Perumal Temple Land



SC Seeks Details of Actions Taken by States on Misuse of Forest Land(01.02.2016)

SC has sought details of action taken by States against those who wrongly claimed forest land as traditional forest dwellers under a 2006 Act amid cla.....

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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 .....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Land Acquisition



SC Directs NOIDA to Pay Compensation to Land Owner Who Was Dispossessed Illegally(09.08.2021)

Supreme Court has directed New Okhla Industrial Development Authority (NOIDA) to pay compensation to aggrieved land-owners who were dispossessed of th.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Compensation to Land Owner Who Was Dispossessed Illegally



SC: Trees to Be Valued Separately When Acquired Land Value is Determined with Reference to Sales Stat(13.09.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that the trees have to be valued separately in a case where the land value for the purpose of its acquisition is determined.....

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P&H High Court: Can’t Lease Out Panchayat Land for More Than 2 Years(30.06.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has made it clear that gram panchayat/shamlat deh land would not be leased out for more than two years as prescribed und.....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana High Court, gram panchayat, shamlat deh land



Bombay HC: How Many PU Lands Were Acquired in Last 10 Years(01.07.2016)

Bombay HC has sought to know how many Public Utility (PU) lands were acquired by State Government in the last ten years to honour reservations under M.....

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SC: Farmer Can’t be Evicted from Leased Land after Expiry Period(11.07.2016)

SC has held that a farmer, who is in possession of leased land even after expiry of lease period, cannot be evicted if owner either acknowledges tenan.....

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Ashok Leyland Books Patent for Lightweight Composite Articles(18.05.2016)

Ashok Leyland Ltd has received patent for an invention related to lightweight composite articles suitable for making structures for use in automobil.....

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NGT Slams Govt. and Asks to Notify Wetlands in 2 Months(20.05.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has slammed Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) and UP Government for not taking effective steps to protect.....

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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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ITAT Delhi: Exemption to Agricultural Lands Bought not for Business Purposes Allowed(17.01.2020)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Delhi has allowed exemption on agricultural lands bought without an intention to purchase the land for any business pur.....

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SC Directs Centre to File Affidavit on Proposed Change in Land Use of Recreational Plot to Residentia(26.10.2021)

Supreme Court has asked the Centre to file an affidavit on the issue of proposed change in land use of a plot where the new official residences of the.....

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Rajasthan Passes Bills to Ease Land Acquisition(08.04.2016)

Rajasthan has passed the Rajasthan Urban Land (Certification Of Titles) Bill, 2016 and Rajasthan Land Pooling Schemes Bill, giving a landmark legislat.....

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Karnataka High Court: Don’t Take God’s Name to Grab Government Land(05.02.2018)

Karnataka High Court, while observing that most parcels of government land are being misused for the benefit of individuals, has said that God’s name .....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Government Land



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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Karnataka HC Dismisses Appeal Filed by BDA Challenging Order to Allot Plot of Land(25.08.2021)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed an appeal filed by the Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) challenging an order of the single bench by which it d.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Order to Allot Plot of Land



ITAT, Bangalore Grants Partial Relief to Google Ireland Where Tribunal Expedited Hearing(06.09.2021)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Bangalore has granted partial relief to Google Ireland where the Tribunal expedited the hearing and posted the m.....

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Kerala High Court Quashes State Circular Restricting Fee Exemption on Converted Paddy Land(12.11.2021)

Kerala High Court has quashed a circular issued by the State government, limiting fee exemption on converted paddy land not included in the data bank .....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Fee Exemption on Converted Paddy Land



Karnataka HC Quashes Govt Order Declaring Pockets of Land as Forest Land(17.09.2021)

Karnataka High Court has quashed the government’s order of declaring certain pockets of land, including those used for grazing of cattle by Sri Ramach.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Govt Order Declaring Pockets of Land as Forest Land



SC Stays Madras HC's Order Permitting Take Over of Temple Land for Construction of Collectorate(21.09.2021)

Supreme Court has stayed the operation of Madras High Court order permitting the State Government to take 35 acres of the Narseewarar Temple land at V.....

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SC Directs Faridabad Municipal Corporation to Disclose Unauthorised Structures on Forest Land(21.09.2021)

Supreme Court has directed the Faridabad Municipal Corporation to submit a chart disclosing the unauthorised structures standing on Khori Gaon forest .....

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Kerala HC: Land Development Permit Not Required To Extract & Transport Ordinary Earth(24.09.2021)

Kerala High Court has ruled that where a building construction does not involve development of land by subdivision of land into plots, but only extrac.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Land Development Permit



Punjab & Haryana HC Rejects Asaram Trust’s Plea for CLU in Panipat(02.11.2016)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has refused to entertain a petition moved by Trust of Gujarat-based controversial self-styled Godman Asaram seeking direct.....

Tags : Punjab & Haryana High Court, Asaram, Change of Land Use



Madras HC Dismisses Plea Accusing GRT Hotels & Resorts of Land Grab(03.11.2016)

Madras High Court has quashed a petition filed by a VCK Cadre alleging encroachment of public land by GRT Hotels and Resorts at Mahabalipuram.

Tags : Madras High Court, encroachment, land, GRT Hotels



CCI Approves Ashok Leyland's Deal to Buy Nissan Stake in Three JVs(04.11.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI's) has approved Ashok Leyland to buyout its Japanese partner Nissan Motors' stake in JVs, which were floated to m.....

Tags : Competition Commission of India, Ashok Leyland, Nissan Motors



Karnataka HC Discharges Ex-Minister Naidu in Multi-Crore Land Scam Case(04.11.2016)

Karnataka High Court has allowed petitions filed by three BJP leaders, including Ex-Minister Katta Subramanya Naidu, challenging criminal proceedings .....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Katta Subramanya Naidu, Land Scam



Allahabad HC Takes Suo Motu Cognizance Of Bulandshahr Gang-Rape(08.08.2016)

Allahabad High Court has taken suo motu cognizance of gang-rape of a woman and her minor daughter on a highway passing through Bulandshahr district of.....

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SC Dismisses Plea Challenging Proposed Change in Land Use of Plot for Residence of Prime Minister(23.11.2021)

Supreme Court has dismissed a writ petition which challenged the proposal to change the land use of Plot 1 in the Central Vista area from recreational.....

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Supreme Court Permits State of Himachal Pradesh to Divert Forest Land for Public Projects(14.12.2021)

Supreme Court has permitted the State of Himachal Pradesh for diversion of forest land under the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980 for construction of c.....

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SC Grants Relief to NMRCL on Satkar Land(03.10.2016)

Supreme Court, while granting relief to Nagpur Metro Rail Corporation Limited (NMRCL), has stayed decision of Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court on the.....

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Delhi HC Seeks Report Over Functioning of Illegally Constructed Temple on Public Land(08.12.2021)

Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi Police to submit a report regarding the functioning of an alleged illegally constructed temple on a public lan.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Illegally Constructed Temple on Public Land



NHRC Takes Suo Motu Cognizance of Media Reports on Killing of Civilians in Nagaland(08.12.2021)

National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, India has taken suo-motu cognizance of media reports on the killing of at least 14 civilians in Oting village .....

Tags : National Human Rights Commission, Killing of Civilians in Nagaland



Kerala HC Asks State to File Report in Proceedings on Excess Land of MLA(09.12.2021)

Kerala High Court has asked the State government to file a report on the status of the proceedings initiated to implement the order of the State Land .....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Report in Proceedings on Excess Land of MLA



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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Calcutta HC Seeks Reponse on PIL to Ensure Garlanding of Netaji’s Statue on January 23(19.01.2022)

Calcutta High Court has sought the State government's response in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) petition the issuance of directions to the State .....

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Rajasthan HC Directs State to Decide on Plea Seeking Grant of Possession of Land by War Widow(21.01.2022)

Rajasthan High Court has directed the state government to decide on a war widow's plea seeking grant of possession and document of title of the land a.....

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Allahabad HC Issues Directions to Eradicate Menace of Encroachment Over Railway Land(21.01.2022)

Allahabad High Court has issued a slew of directions to eradicate the menace of encroachment over the Railway land, observing that the railways' admin.....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice on Plea Against Levy of Property Tax on Buildings & Lands(16.12.2021)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice on a plea challenging certain provisions of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act 1976 that provide for levy.....

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Delhi HC Orders Removal of Illegally Constructed Temple on Public Land(21.12.2021)

Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi Government to remove a temple, alleged to be illegally constructed on a public land in city's Defence Colony a.....

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Supreme Court Stays Bail Granted to Accused in Bulandshahr Violence(04.01.2022)

Supreme Court has stayed the order of the Allahabad High Court granting bail to one of the main accused, Yogesh Raj, in the Bulandshahr mob violence c.....

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NGT Directs EDMC to Approach Expert Committee over Land Allotment to Develop Sanitary Landfills(06.12.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) to approach a high powered expert committee for its plea seeking al.....

Tags : National Green Tribunal, sanitary landfills, Land Allotment



Allahabad HC Orders to File Affidavit Disclosing Steps Taken in Bulandshahr Custodial Death Case(28.03.2022)

Allahabad High Court has ordered the additional chief secretary Uttar Pradesh to file a personal affidavit disclosing the steps taken by the State in .....

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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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Calcutta HC Requires Colour Blind Land Owner to be Employed Suitably by Acquiring Authority(23.04.2020)

Calcutta High Court has declared that a member of a family whose land has been acquired with an assurance of providing an employment over and above th.....

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SC: Arbitration Award Fixing Price of Land Can't be Executed Like a Decree(27.04.2020)

Supreme Court has held that an arbitration award fixing the price of the land cannot be executed like a decree for specific performance of sale agreem.....

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SC Allows BCCI to Release Funds For Ind-Eng Series(09.11.2016)

Supreme Court has released Rs 58.66 lakh to Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to conduct test match between India and England scheduled for.....

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Encroachment on Forest Land Can't Be Protected: Delhi High Court(24.09.2018)

Delhi High Court has said encroachment on forest land cannot be protected while refusing to direct the authorities not to demolish a five-decade-old t.....

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Madras HC Asks to Submit Status Report on Proposal to Declare Wetlands of National Importance(18.02.2022)

Madras High Court has asked the state government to submit a status report on the proposal to the Union Govt for declaring 13 sites as wetlands of int.....

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Madras HC Directs HR&CE Department to Submit Details of Encroachments on Temple Lands(04.02.2022)

Madras High Court has directed the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments (HR&CE) Department to submit within two weeks the details of encroachment.....

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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.

Tags : SC, Singur land acquisition



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.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court , Uttar Pradesh Government , land acquisition matter



SC Lifts Stay on Investigation in Bulandshahr Gangrape Case(09.09.2016)

SC has lifted the stay on its investigation in the sensational Bulandshahr gangrape case, thus modifying its earlier order.

Tags : SC , Bulandshahr gangrape case



Delhi High Court Denies Bail to Alleged Middleman Christian Michel in Agusta Westland Case(11.03.2022)

Delhi High Court has dismissed the bail applications filed by Christian James Michel, facing investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation 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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SC Seeks CBI, ED Response on Plea Seeking Probe Against 'Paid Media Writings' in Chopper Scam(03.01.2017)

Supreme Court has agreed to hear a plea seeking a Special Investigation Team (SIT) probe against certain prominent journalists for allegedly writing i.....

Tags : Supreme Court, AgustaWestland, Paid Media Writings



Supreme Court Imposes Rs. 1 Lakh Cost on Tenant Who Refused to Vacate Land(04.01.2017)

Supreme Court has imposed a cost of Rs. 1 lakh on a tenant who refused to hand over possession to landlord even after Apex Court ordered it in 2012.

Tags : Supreme Court, landlord, tenant



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



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



ITAT, Chennai: No TDS on Advertisement Expenses Paid to Online Platforms(22.04.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Chennai, while granting relief to Matrimony.com, has held that Tax Deducted at Source shall not be paid on advertisemen.....

Tags : Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Matrimony.com, Tax Deducted at Source, advertisement expenses, Facebook Ireland



SC Seeks Centre’s Response on Agustawestland Chopper Purchase by Chhattisgarh(26.09.2016)

SC has sought Centre’s response on PIL that alleged financial irregularities in purchase of helicopters by Raman Singh Government in Chhattisgarh from.....

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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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Hyderabad High Court Dismisses Writ Pleas in Hasmathpet Land Case(17.08.2018)

Hyderabad High Court has dismissed three writ petitions challenging the orders passed by Ranga Reddy district Joint Collector relating to 113 acres of.....

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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



Calcutta HC Directs Andaman & Nicobar Administration to Ensure Computer Access, E-Connectivity(27.07.2020)

Calcutta High Court has required the Andaman and Nicobar Islands administration to take all steps for purchasing computer systems and for ensuring dat.....

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SC Issues Notice in Plea Challenging Delimitation Exercise in Nagaland(31.07.2020)

Supreme Court has issued notice in a plea challenging the order issued by Union of India under section 10A of the Delimitation Act, 2002 whereby the d.....

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ITAT, Delhi: No Liability to Deduct TDS on Payments Made by Lenskart to Facebook Ireland(07.04.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Delhi has upheld the order passed by Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) by deleting additions of over Rs. 67 Lakhs ma.....

Tags : Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Sixty Seven Lakhs, Lenskart's, Tax Deducted at Source, Facebook, Ireland



ITAT, Bangalore: Agricultural Land Not Converted at Time of Sale Not Included as Capital Gain(11.04.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Bangalore has observed that since the agricultural land was not converted at the time of sale, the sale consideration s.....

Tags : Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, agricultural land, sale consideration, Income Tax Act, 1961, assessee



CESTAT, Mumbai: Third Party Records Cannot Form Basis of Clandestine Removal(13.04.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has observed that records of the third party cannot form the basis of clandestine removal, un.....

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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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FAMILY - Preferential Right U/S- 22 of Hindu Succession Act Applicable to Agricultural Land: SC(15.03.2019)

Supreme has held that the preferential right given to an heir of a Hindu under Section 22 of the Hindu Succession Act, 1956 is applicable even if the .....

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Delhi High Court: Corporations Obligated to Ensure Shrines are Not Set Up on Public Land(22.12.2020)

Delhi High Court has observed that Corporations and Delhi Development Authority are obligated to ensure places of worship are not set up on public lan.....

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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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Kerala HC: Land Used For Cultivating Long Duration Crops Not Ecologically Fragile(28.04.2022)

Kerala High Court has ruled that the land primarily used for the cultivation of crops of long duration can’t be stated as ecologically fragile land un.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, cultivation of crops, Kerala Forest (Vesting and Management of Ecologically Fragile Lands) Act, 2003, ecologically



Rajasthan HC: Purpose of Rent Control Act is Not to Take Away Bona Fide Properties of Landlords(30.05.2022)

Rajasthan High Court has held that the purpose of the Rajasthan Rent Control Act is to save tenants from harassment by landlords and the same shouldn’.....

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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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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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Chhattisgarh HC Stays Proceedings for Allotment of Government Land to Congress Party(03.09.2020)

Chhattisgarh High Court has stayed the proceeding with respect to allotment of a Government land to the Congress Party, for construction of their offi.....

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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



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 Seeks Report on SYL Land, Orders Status Quo As of Nov 30(01.12.2016)

Supreme Court has ordered status quo on land acquired for construction of Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal's stretch in Punjab and appointed Union Home .....

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Delhi HC Applauds NHAI, East Corporation Joint Project to Use Garbage for Road-Widening(02.12.2016)

Delhi High Court has backed a joint project of NHAI and East Corporation to use mounds of garbage spewing poisonous gases in Ghazipur landfill site fo.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, NHAI, Ghazipur, landfill site, Road-Widening



Karnataka HC Extends Stay on Wildlife Board Decision Allowing Diversion of Forest Land(14.07.2020)

Karnataka High Court has extended the interim relief granted directing that no further steps shall be taken on the decision taken by the State Board f.....

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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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Gujarat HC Sets Aside Injunction on Construction of Railway Tracks Near Dargah(16.05.2022)

Gujarat High Court while setting aside an order of the State Waqf Tribunal which granted injunction in favour of the concerned Trustee of Dargah has h.....

Tags : Gujarat High Court, State Waqf Tribunal, Dargah, railway land



NCLT Admits Insolvency Plea Against Parsvnath Landmark Developers(14.01.2019)

National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has given its approval to start the insolvency proceedings against realty firm Parsvnath Developers subsidiary, w.....

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Karnataka HC Quashes Case Against 5 Thailand Nationals(24.09.2020)

Karnataka High Court has quashed the case against 5 Thailand nationals who were arrayed as an accused for the offence punishable under section 14(b) o.....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice to State Govt on Plea Challenging Amendment to Land Reforms Act(28.09.2020)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to the State Government on a Petition challenging the constitutional validity of the Karnataka Land Reforms Act.....

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Gujarat HC: Change of Industries Makes No Difference Once Permission for Conversion is Granted(15.06.2022)

Gujarat High Court has held that it makes no difference if there is a change in the nature of industries, if the concerned agricultural land was alrea.....

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Gauhati HC Orders Change of IO for Harassing Accused to Purchase His Land(23.06.2022)

Gauhati High Court has ordered the Commissioner of Police to change the investigating officer (IO) of a theft case, after the accused alleged that IO .....

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Allahabad High Court Grants Bail to 9 Thailand Nationals(09.11.2020)

Allahabad High Court has granted bail to 9 Thailand Nationals who attended Markaz at Nizamuddin, New Delhi in March, 2020.

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ITAT: Capital Gain Exemption Cannot be Claimed for Agricultural Land Purchased in Wife’s Name(15.07.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Delhi Bench has held that the capital gain exemption under Section 54B of the Income Tax Act, 1961 cannot be cla.....

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SC: Non-Forest Activities Cannot be Permitted Without Prior Approval from Central Government(22.07.2022)

Supreme Court has held that State Government/Competent Authority cannot permit any change of user of forest or deemed forest land without obtaining pr.....

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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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Supreme Court Accepts Azam Khan's Unconditional Apology over Bulandshahr Gangrape Remarks(15.12.2016)

Supreme Court has accepted an "unconditional sincere remorse" by Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan for his controversial remarks that Bulandshahr gangr.....

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Bombay HC Slams CBI for Delay in Narendra Dabholkar Murder Mystery Probe(16.12.2016)

Bombay High Court came down heavily on CBI and said it was "bungling up" probe in murder case of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar by causing inordinate.....

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Allahabad HC Grants Bail to UP's Revenue Official in Yamuna Expressway Land Scam(22.10.2020)

Allahabad High Court has allowed the second bail application filed by a Revenue Official in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad district in connection with the .....

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ITAT: Nature of Land Sold is to be Ascertained Based on Sale Deed Executed(27.07.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Delhi Bench has held that the nature of land sold is to be ascertained based on the sale deed executed.

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ITAT: Cost of New Residential House includes Cost of Land Purchased(03.08.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Visakhapatnam Bench held that the cost of new residential house includes cost of land purchased under Section 54.....

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SC: Can Govt Allot Land to Religious Institutions?(23.01.2017)

Supreme Court has decided to address whether a government in a secular democracy like ours could allot land free of cost to a community for constructi.....

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Bombay HC Expresses Displeasure Over Slow Pace of Probe in Dabholkar Murder Case(27.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has expressed its unhappiness over pace of progress in Narendra Dabholkar and Govind Pansare murder cases even as CBI informed Court.....

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SC Issues Notice in Plea Seeking CBI Investigation Into Offences of Westland Trade Pvt. Ltd.(02.11.2020)

Supreme Court has issued notice to Home Ministry, Finance Ministry, Central Agencies in a plea seeking investigation by the Central Bureau of Investig.....

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ITAT: Sale of Agricultural Land Does Not Amount to Capital Gain(05.07.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Kolkata Bench has held that the sale of agricultural land does not amount to capital gain for the purpose of all.....

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