Singur Land

  • West Bengal: Tata wants to retain Singur land, keen on returing 12-11-2013 10:44 PM

    Tata Motors, on Tuesday, told the Supreme Court that it wanted to keep the leasehold rights over the 997 acre land, allotted by the Left Front government at Singur in West Bengal as it is keen on returning to the state with next phase of expansion of the Nano car...
  • We will never leave West Bengal, says Tata Group 15-07-2013 02:55 PM

    Kolkata: On a day when Hooghly's Singur is voting in the panchayat polls, the Tata Group on Monday iterated its commitment to West Bengal saying it would never leave the state. "We have never left West Bengal and we will never leave," Tata Group chairman Cyrus Mistry said during the...
  • Singur verdit 'historic': Mamata Banerjee 28-09-2011 01:48 PM

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday described as a "historic verdict" the Calcutta High Court's order upholding validity of the Singur Land Rehabilitation and Development Act 2011 by which West Bengal government vested the land leased to Tata Motors Limited. "Today's verdict is historic verdict. Agitation of...
  • Calcutta HC verdict in Singur case today 28-09-2011 07:49 AM

    Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court is expected to pronounce its verdict on a plea filed by Tata Motors challenging the constitutional validity of the Singur Land rehabilitation act. The Supreme Court, on an appeal from Tata Motors, had stayed distribution of the land of the disputed factory site until further...
  • Singur land returned in public interest: WB govt 18-08-2011 06:15 PM

    Kolkata: West Bengal government on Thursday told the Calcutta High Court that return of acquired land to unwilling farmers is in public interest and defines such farmers as those who do not accept the compensation awarded in return for their land. Hearing the Tata Motors Ltd's petition challenging the Singur...
  • Mamata vs Tatas: Will driving out Tatas spell doom for West Bengal?

    Tonight at 10, Sagarika Ghose asks a panel of experts will driving out Tatas spell doom for West Bengal. ...
  • SC gives relief to Tatas in Singur land dispute 29-06-2011 11:31 AM

    New Delhi: Supreme Court directed West Bengal government on Wednesday not to return the lands to the farmers till further orders from the Calcutta High Court. Tata Motors' lawyer Mukul Rohatgi said, "The SC has directed in favour of Tata Motors, land will not be returned till further orders by...
  • Singur land: Tata, Mamata battle resumes 29-06-2011 07:34 AM

    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...
  • Tata Motors moves SC on Singur land issue 28-06-2011 11:52 AM

    New Delhi: Tata Motors on Tuesday approached the Supreme Court challenging the Calcutta High Court order refusing its plea to restrain West Bengal government from distributing land to farmers in Singur. The petition was mentioned before a vacation bench comprising justices P Sathasivam and A K Patnaik which posted the...
  • HC to hear Tatas' plea against Singur bill today 23-06-2011 10:02 AM

    Kolkata: The Calcutta high court will continue hearing the Tata Motor's plea to scrap the Singur Land Act on Thursday. Tatas on Wednesday moved the Calcutta High Court against the bill, which allowed the state to cancel the lease agreement. The company challenged the act passed just last week and...
  • Tata moves HC against Mamata's Singur Bill 22-06-2011 08:05 AM

    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 Tata-Singur deal returning land to the unwilling farmers. The Calcutta High Court, however, refused to hear ex-parte Tata Motors' petition challenging the...
  • Farmers divided over Singur land bill 17-06-2011 04:12 PM

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Singur Bill seems to have opened a Pandora's box. More than 10000 willing farmers handed over their land to the Tatas for compensation and a job. They are now prepared to take the government to court over the bill. Sixty-year-old Swapan Kumar Das,...
  • Land Acquisition Act draconian: Mamata Banerjee 14-06-2011 07:44 PM

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said the Land Acquisition Act of 1894 as "draconian" while the Singur Bill would show the way for the entire country. Participating in the debate in the Assembly over the Singur Land Rehabilitation and Development Bill, 2011, she said the Land...
  • Singur: Mamata-Tata deal on the cards? 24-05-2011 07:31 AM

    Singur: Mamata Banerjee's first cabinet decision after becoming the West Bengal Chief Minister was to return 400 acres to the unwilling farmers of Singur, also opening a window for the Tatas to set up a plant in the remaining 600 acres. The promise that catapulted Mamata Banerjee into power is...
  • Mamata wants Singur land for rail coach factory 13-01-2011 07:08 PM

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee did a U-turn on Thursday saying she wanted industry in Singur. She demanded land for a Railways coach factory in place of the automobile factory in Singur. Addressing a rally on Thursday, Trinamool Congress Chief Mamata Banerjee said there is no need for so...