Land Row

  • Digvijaya govt in MP gave land to Asaram at throwaway price: activist September 6, 2013

    Indore: Amidst reports of encroachment, the Indore district administration has ordered an inquiry on self-styled godman Asaram's ashram. Allegations have been levelled that the Digvijaya Singh-led Congress government in 1998 gave the Ashram and a gurukul worth crores of rupees to Asaram on lease at throwaway prices. In 2008, the...
  • MP land row: Will CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan walk his talk on corruption? May 15, 2013

    CNN-IBN on Tuesday broke the story showing how close relatives and aides of MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan had cornered prime plots in the heart of Bhopal against all norms. ...
  • News 360: Minor kidnapped, killed by cousin, friend after IPL betting loss May 15, 2013

    Thirteen-year-old Aditya Ranka was kidnapped and killed by the duo as they wanted to repay the money lost while betting on the IPL. ...
  • MP land row: No compromise with corruption, says Uma Bharti May 15, 2013

    BJP leader Uma Bharti minced no words when she said that she had zero tolerance towards corruption when asked about the land row involving Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. ...
  • Land row: Congress targets MP CM over 'rampant corruption' May 15, 2013

    New Delhi: The Congress has targetted Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan after CNN-IBN exposed how prime land in Bhopal was given to his relatives and party members. Digvijaya Singh claimed this is one of the many corruption charges against the Madhya Pradesh CM. "About 10 people in Chouhan's family...
  • Now, Herald land row comes to light in Bhopal too November 11, 2012

    Bhopal: After Delhi, Lucknow and Mumbai, another Herald land row has come to light. This time in Bhopal where a shopping mall was built on the land sold to the newspaper at a concessional rate. The BJP-led state government is now planning to take back the plot. Janata Party leader...
  • Kolkata land row: CPI-M calls Mamata a pathological liar November 6, 2012

    Kolkata: After the Congress and the BJP, the CPI-M is now facing a probe for alleged financial irregularities. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has ordered a probe into what appears to be a massive irregularity in projects related to housing and land running into thousands of crores of rupees. CNN-IBN...
  • Noida flat buyers to move Supreme Court July 26, 2012

    Noida: A flat owners' association in Noida has decided to move the Supreme Court to seek redressal of their grievances related to the Noida Extension flats row. At a meeting held on Thursday, Noida Extension Flat Owners and Members Association appealed to its members to join hands and contribute so that...
  • Mamata to double allowance for unwilling Singur farmers June 27, 2012

    Kolkata: The allowance of Rs 1000 per month being paid to farmers of Singur, who had unwillingly parted with their land and not accepted compensation, would be doubled to Rs 2000, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced on Wednesday. Stating that the farmers might find Rs 1000 per month, being...
  • HC blow to Singur Act, Mamata stays defiant June 22, 2012

    Kolkata: In a setback for West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, the Calcutta High Court on Friday declared null and void the controversial Singur Land Act of 2011. The law was enacted to reacquire land initially allotted to Tata Motors for the Nano project. However, despite the setback, Banerjee says she...
  • Noida Extension row: HC upholds land acquisition May 14, 2012

    New Delhi: Bringing some relief to the lakhs of buyers who invested their money in Noida Extension and Greater Noida, the Allahbad High Court on Monday dismissed the review petition filed by farmers and Greater Noida Authority in the land acquisition case. Farmers had challenged the Allahabad High Court decision...
  • PM's aide denies wrongdoing; BJP to corner govt April 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's advisor TKA Nair has refuted all charges of wrongdoing after reports in the Hindu newspaper claimed that his niece and friend were allotted plots by the BEML Employees' Co-operative Society flouting all norms. The Hindu newspaper had claimed that the allotments in South Bangalore were...
  • No illegality in allotment of plots: TKA Nair April 29, 2012

    New Delhi/Bangalore: Prime Minister's Adviser TKA Nair landed in a controversy on Sunday over alleged irregular allotment of two plots of BEML Housing Society in Bangalore to his niece and a friend, a charge which he rubbished saying there was "no irregularity". Nair said "no irregularity or illegality" was involved in...
  • B'lore: PM's close aide caught in land row April 29, 2012

    Bangalore: One of the close advisors of the Prime Minister, TKA Nair was caught in a land row on Sunday. A story that appeared in the Hindu newspaper on Sunday morning claimed that the BEML Employees' Co-operative Society allotted plots to TKA Nair's niece and friend in south Bangalore at...
  • Activists claim victory as President gives up land April 28, 2012

    Pune: President Pratibha Patil decided to give up the proposed post-retirement bungalow being constructed in Pune after allegations of grabbing defence land. The activists who highlighted the violations have claimed victory but the President said she was pained at such baseless allegations. Retired defence officers in Pune congratulated each other and...
  • Pune land row: 'President was misled by her staff' April 28, 2012

    Member of 'Justice for Jawans', Colonel SK Patil said he believed President Pratibha Patil was innocent in the defence land case. ...
  • President Patil gives up Pune land April 28, 2012

    New Delhi: President Pratibha Patil on Friday decided to give up her proposed post-retirement accommodation in Pune. Her decision came after allegations by RTI activists that the bungalow was being built on defence land in violation of norms. After a furore on social media platforms on the excess land allotted to...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 27, 2012

    Watch top stories of the day with CNN-IBN's Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Delighted over President's decision: ex-defence official April 27, 2012

    Former defence officials Commander (retd) Ravindra Pathak hailed the media for the Pune land story. ...
  • 'Pained' at row, President gives up Pune land April 27, 2012

    New Delhi: President Pratibha Patil decided to give up her proposed post-retirement accommodation in Pune on Friday. This came after allegations that the President's bungalow was being built on defence land in violation of norms. The President's bungalow was being built on 2.6 lakh sq ft in Pune but the...
  • President Pratibha Patil's brush with controversy April 12, 2012

    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. President's office, however, said that the government's defence establishment owns the land. This is not the first time...
  • Maharashtra land row: CAG report names Vilasrao April 5, 2012

    Mumbai: Union minister and former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh is at the centre of a fresh land row. This after the state Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) indicted him for allotting land at discounted price to his own trust. The report also puts serving Maharashtra ministers in the dock. Meanwhile,...
  • Bangalore: Whose land is it anyway? March 15, 2012

    BANGALORE: The inmates of the Beggars’ Rehabilitation Centre on Magadi Road are in for another shocker. The allotment of the Beggar’s Colony land for non-rehabilitation purposes seems to continue despite the recent High Court order that the land should be used for original purpose of rehabilitating the destitutes. In response to...
  • The HC verdict is historical: Amrapali CMD October 21, 2011

    Anil Kumar Sharma said the HC verdict on the Greater Noida land row is historical and everyone should accept it. ...
  • Noida Extn land acquisition verdict today October 21, 2011

    New Delhi: The Allahabad High Court is expected to give its verdict on the Noida Extension land row on Friday. The three-judge bench will decide on 492 'quash-acquisition' petitions filed by 40 villages. The verdict will seal the fate of more than 1 lakh home buyers in Noida. The Allahabad...
  • Karnataka Lokayukta Justice Patil in land row September 16, 2011

    New Delhi: Karnataka's new Lokayukta Justice Shivraj Patil is caught in a potentially embarrassing row that puts questions on his credibility. CNN-IBN has accessed documents that show he got three government allotted properties in Bangalore in violation of rules. Justice Patil recently took over as Karnataka Lokayukta from Justice Santosh Hedge...
  • Noida Ext land row resolved, investors relieved August 6, 2011

    New Delhi: Providing a big relief to Noida Extension home buyers, after days of negotiations and uncertainty, a deal has finally been struck between the Greater Noida Authority and the agitating farmers of Patwari village. The compensation amount has been increased and the farmers will now get Rs 1,400 per...
  • Rahul Gandhi meets Greater Noida villagers May 11, 2011

    New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday visited the Bhatta Parsaul village in Greater Noida where four people, including two policemen, were killed in protests last week. The village has been the epicentre of protests by farmers demanding higher compensation from the Mayawati government for land acquired for the...
  • Noida farmers' row: Men flee, women bear the brunt May 10, 2011

    Three days after farmers clashed with the police in Greater Noida, Parsaul is a divided village. While most of the men have fled, women are bearing the brunt of the attack. ...
  • Farmers' stir: Protesters burn equipments in Agra May 8, 2011

    The Greater Noida farmers' agitation over land row spread to Agra and Aligarh on Sunday. ...