LAND CONTROVERSY

  • President Pratibha Patil lands in new row April 12, 2012

    While an RTI plea showed that a defence land was allotted to President Pratibha Patil, her office denied any land grab. ...
  • Controversy over defence land allotted to Prez April 12, 2012

    New Delhi: There is a fresh controversy surrounding defence land allotted to President Pratibha Patil in Pune. An RTI application filed by former defence officers has shown that her postretirement bungalow is being built on defence land far in excess of what is sanctioned under the rules. The President's office has,...
  • Prez allotted land meant for defence personnel April 12, 2012

    New Delhi: An RTI disclosure has revealed that President Pratibha Patil has been allotted defence land, the size of which is six times more than she's eligible for, in Pune to construct a bungalow. The President has been allotted 2,61,00 sq ft of defence land in the Khadki cantonment area. Former...
  • Bhushans now in a land controversy April 20, 2011

    Bhishans are being accused of alloted land in UP under the discretionary quota at prices way below the market rate. ...
  • Politics over land acquistion hits Maharashtra August 25, 2010

    The state revenue department says that farmers are being paid peanuts for their land taken over for the Lavasa city resort. ...
  • Forest officials deny filing case against Sonu Nigam November 19, 2008

    Pune: Singer Sonu Nigam was caught in the middle of a controversy as he reportedly was sent a notice for unauthorised construction on forest land in Khandala. Reportedly the Pune zonal forest department had filed a case against the singer for unauthorised construction of his farmhouse in Khandala. His...
  • Big B takes back land he had 'donated' to farmers March 25, 2008

    Pune: Superstar Amitabh Bachchan has now made a Uturn after donating land to Pune farmers in July, last year. The Big B had offered to surrender his 20.5 acre plot of land in 2007 when his claim to being a farmer had been questioned. I received a letter from him that he...
  • Tell us: Has Big B's image suffered? June 9, 2007

    New Delhi: Has Amitabh Bachchan's image been tarnished because of his claims of being a farmer? ...