SINGUR BILL

  • Unwilling farmers will get back their land: Mamata June 22, 2012

    Kolkata: In wake of the Calcutta High Court holding as unconstitutional the Singur Land Development Act, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said her government was with the farmers and committed to return of land to them. "Unwilling farmers in Singur will get back their land. The state government...
  • Blow to Mamata, HC strikes down Singur Land Act June 22, 2012

    Kolkata: In a huge setback to Trinamool Congress chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, the Calcutta High Court on Friday held the Singur Land Rehabilitation and Development Act, 2011 as unconstitutional and void. Favouring Tata Motors' appeal against a trial court order upholding the Act, the High Court...
  • Singur land: Tata, Mamata battle resumes June 29, 2011

    Singur: The Supreme Court will start hearing the Tata motors petition on Wednesday but back in Singur the Mamata Banerjee government is desperate to start returning land. Bengal government officials have earmarked plots inside the Tata Motors premises for handover to Singur farmers and have identified 12 farmers to whom 3.8...
  • Moving HC Tata's democratic right: Mamata June 22, 2011

    New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday refused to comment on Tata Motors moving the Calcutta High Court against the Singur Land Rehabilitation and Development Act, saying it is their "prerogative" and "democratic right" to do so. "They (Tata Motors) have gone to court. They can. It...
  • Tata moves HC against Mamata's Singur Bill June 22, 2011

    New Delhi: Tata Motors on Wednesday moved against the West Bengal Government challenging its controversial Singur land bill in the Calcutta High Court. The Bill effectively scrapped the TataSingur deal returning land to the unwilling farmers. The Calcutta High Court, however, refused to hear exparte Tata Motors' petition challenging the Singur...
  • Mamata keeps her promise, passes Singur bill June 15, 2011

    Kolkata: West Bengal government on Tuesday passed the Singur Bill in the Assembly even as the Left voiced protest. Although the Bill has empowered the government to reacquire the land and redistribute it, it has also raised many questions to which West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has no answers...
  • WB cabinet to discuss Singur bill on Monday June 11, 2011

    Kolkata: The West Bengal cabinet will meet on June 13 to discuss the Singur Bill before it is tabled in the state Assembly, with the draft submitted to the Chief Minister's Office on Saturday, Secretariat sources said. The Bill, being prepared by the Industry Department, would seek to revoke the lease...