Land Transfer

  • Vadra-DLF land transfer in limbo now: Senior HC lawyer October 16, 2012

    Senior Punjab and Haryana High Court lawyer Anupam Gupta has said that with the cancellation of the mutation of a land deal between Robert Vadra and DLF, the transfer has fallen into a limbo. "The practical significance is that this transfer of title by Robert Vadra in favour of DLF cannot...
  • Land scam case against me baseless: VS August 17, 2012

    Kochi: Former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan said on Friday that the ongoing vigilance case against him for alleged misuse of office to transfer land in Kasargode district to a relative is baseless. The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader said the case was foisted on him by the Oommen...
  • Lokayukta to probe charges against Muniraju November 2, 2011

    Bangalore: The Lokayukta court on Wednesday directed Lokayukta police to investigate and report on November 19 a complaint against BJP MLA S Mauniraju for alleged transfer of title of land in his favour in collusion with revenue officials. Lokayukta court judge N K Sudhindra Rao gave the direction after perusing documents...
  • Pak parliament to probe gurdwara land grab case April 23, 2010

    Lahore: A Pakistani parliamentary panel has taken up the alleged illegal sale of agricultural land attached to two Sikh shrines in a village near this eastern city to the army-run Defence Housing Authority. A total of 575 kanals of land attached to the two shrines, Samadh Bhai Maan Singh and...
  • India to raise Gurudwara land issue with Pak: Krishna December 18, 2009

    New Delhi: India will take up with Pakistan the reported transfer of 150 acres of Gurudwara land in Lahore for a military housing project, External Affairs Minister SM Krishna said on Friday. "We will certainly take it up with the concerned authorities in Pakistan," Krishna said in the Rajya Sabha after...
  • Amarnath talks: Fourth round begins in Jammu August 30, 2008

    Jammu: The fourth round of talks between a Government panel and the conglomerate of groups agitating for the return of the controversial forest land to the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) trust began late on Saturday evening in Jammu. The Shri Amarnath Sangharsh Samiti (SASS), an umbrella organisation of some 30...
  • J-K will be normal in 10 days: NSA | Middle path August 30, 2008

    Was the killing of Hurriyat leader Sheikh Abdul Aziz an inside job, and not done by the local police? That’s the claim made by the National Security Adviser MK Narayanan in an exclusive interview with CNN-IBN. Aziz was killed a fortnight ago during a Hurryiat protest rally, a killing that...
  • Curfew continues in Kashmir, nine districts August 30, 2008

    Srinagar: The Kashmir valley continued to be under curfew for the seventh consecutive day on Saturday, but officials said restrictions would be relaxed in a phased manner in the state's summer capital Srinagar and other nine districts. “The curfew will be relaxed for two hours in the district headquarters of Badgam,...
  • Army conducts search operation in Jammu August 29, 2008

    New Delhi: Two days after the hostage crises in Jammu, the Army is carrying out search operations across the region. Security forces have launched a combing operation in Ratnuchak area on the outskirts of the city, where two suspected terrorists were spotted by the villagers. Army has cordoned off the...
  • Kashmir under curfew again, death toll 7 | A way out? August 26, 2008

    Srinagar: Kashmir Valley continued to remain tense on Tuesday morning and authorities decided to continue curfew restrictions the third consecutive day. Tension was palpable in the Valley after renewed violence in the last 24 hours killed seven people. The curfew was imposed in all 10 districts of the Valley on...
  • Samiti agrees to J-K peace deal, conditions apply August 23, 2008

    New Delhi: The Governor's panel on Saturday proposed a compromise solution for the Amarnath land row. It proposed that the Amarnath Sangharsh Samiti could use the 100 acres of forestland during the three months of the Amarnath Yatra every year. Sources in the Amarnath Sangharsh Samiti have told CNN-IBN that they...
  • Separatists or politicians? Call for 'azaadi' blurs lines August 23, 2008

    Srinagar: Thousands came out on the streets of Srinagar on Friday for what the Hurriyat Conference called its biggest pro-freedom rally in the Valley. Masses gathered at the Eidgah grounds in Srinagar to offer Friday prayers and register a protest as also sound a battle cry. At the “biggest pro-freedom rally”...
  • Desperate measures: Govt tries back-door route to J-K peace August 22, 2008

    Jammu/Srinagar: The Amarnath divide continues to deepen in Jammu and Kashmir. But it’s a different story on both sides. While in Kashmir, separatists have hinted they are ready for talks with the government, in Jammu, politicians are in the firing line of protestors. A day after BJP activists were targeted, on...
  • Curfew reimposed in Jammu after fresh violence August 20, 2008

    Jammu: Curfew was clamped afresh in the entire district on Wednesday and army deployed in the city after violence erupted late last night leaving 40 people, including nine policemen, injured. Fresh violence broke out in different parts of the city and stone-pelting mobs clashed with the police and Rapid Action Force...
  • J-K divided: Peace too comes in pieces August 20, 2008

    Srinagar: It started as a dispute over whether land should be allotted to the Amarnath Shrine Board and has become a full fledged crisis about the future of Kashmir in India. On Tuesday too, the war of wills continued in the state. But on the two sides of the Amarnath divide,...
  • BJP, Cong lash out at Arundhati; dub her loose canon August 20, 2008

    New Delhi: Author Arundhati Roy came under attack from the Congress and the BJP over her controversial statement on Kashmir with the ruling party dubbing her a "loose cannon" and the main opposition saying her remarks were "nothing short of sedition". Congress spokesman Manish Tewari said the author and activist was...
  • Normalcy in Kashmir valley after eight days of shutdown August 19, 2008

    Srinagar: Schools, shops and offices in the Kashmir valley opened again Tuesday as normalcy returned after eight days of shutdown against police firing on demonstrators protesting the alleged "economic blockade" over the Amarnath land row. A day after thousands of people were out on the streets chanting secessionist slogans, Srinagar was...
  • Omar turns the heat on PM, threatens to quit August 17, 2008

    New Delhi: National Conference president Omar Abdullah has threatened to resign as Member of Parliament if the Prime Minister doesn't intervene and initiate the peace process in Jammu and Kashmir at the earliest. He has also demanded an end to what he calls ''the use of force'' on protestors. Omar...
  • Gandhigiri? J-K youth give up guns for stones August 17, 2008

    Srinagar: The Amarnath Land row has brought to the fore a new generation of protestors in Kashmir, who use stones not guns. These new generation protestors are not militants. This unarmed confrontation, they say, makes their struggle no different from that of Mahatma Gandhi. They call themselves the children of...
  • Untouched by J-K crisis, Amarnath yatra ends peacefully August 17, 2008

    Pahalgam: Amid raging protests in Jammu and Kashmir over the Amarnath land row, the Amarnath yatra came to an end on Saturday. Forty seven-year-old Ishwar Chand Verma and his wife Shoba Verma are all smiles. Back from the holy cave, the Vermas say that their ninth consecutive Amarnath Yatra has...
  • Hurriyat leaders march for the dead in J-K August 16, 2008

    New Delhi: Violence in Jammu and Kashmir shows no signs of abating. Hurriyat Conference leaders and others coordinating the agitation in the state will march to Pampore to condole deaths in violence, including the demise of valley leader Sheikh Abdul Aziz. Unlike the last march to LoC along with fruitgrowers to...
  • Douse J-K fire else it will spread, warns Shabana August 16, 2008

    New Delhi: As the Central Government grapples for a solution to the raging inferno in Jammu and Kashmir, actor-activist Shabana Azmi has joined the chorus of voices slamming it for sleeping through the crisis. In an exclusive interview with Karan Thapar, Shabana says that she fears that if the situation...
  • PM's SOS to Pranab: Play firefighter in J-K | More August 16, 2008

    New Delhi/Srinagar: Peace in Kashmir has become top priority for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. The PM is worried about the deep communal divide in the state as was evident from his Independence Day speech. “This land is the biggest symbol of our secularism. Dividing people in the name of faith...
  • Kashmir: police firing kills 1 | CJ Video: Paradise burns August 14, 2008

    New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir continues to remain on the edge with violence showing no signs of abating. Anarchy ruled Srinagar streets on Wednesday with protests rocking downtown areas. The tension spilled over to Thursday when various incidents of violence were reported from across the city. People poured out on to...
  • 40 injured in J&K, no end in sight to violence August 13, 2008

    Jammu/New Delhi: At least 40 people were injured in renewed violence in Kashmir on Wednesday as the authorities struggled to find a solution to the controversy over land grant to Amarnath shrine board. As many as 15 people were injured in Pulwama in Kashmir when protesters clashed with the police....
  • In Pics: Amarnath row a countrywide crisis August 13, 2008

    Early morning commuters and office-goers in the national Capital and adjoining areas were stranded on Wednesday as protestors blocked roads as a part of VHP's nationwide chakka jam (road blockade) call. ...
  • End agitation or face consequences: Farooq August 13, 2008

    As protests related to Amarnath land row reached a boiling point, threatening to split the state along regional and communal lines, CNN-IBN caught up with National Conference leader and former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir Farooq Abdullah. Not one to mince his words, Abdullah warns protestors to end the...
  • With eye on polls, BJP looks for divine assistance August 10, 2008

    New Delhi: It’s back to Hindutva for the Bharatiya Janta Party, which is raking up all the issues it hopes to get maximum political mileage from ahead of the polls. The saffron party, perhaps, has realised that just like the rath yatra of the 90s, it needs emotive issues if it...
  • Weekend Edition: Jammu, Kashmir on shaky ground August 10, 2008

    The crisis over the land grant to the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board threatens to divide Jammu and Kashmir along communal lines. Talks between an all-party delegation and the group leading the agitation demanding land for the shrine board failed in Jammu on Saturday. The Shri Amarnath Sangharsh Samiti, a combine of...
  • Kashmir cause for JKLF, mission Jammu for docs August 8, 2008

    Jammu/Srinagar: Violent protests in continued in downtown Srinagar, as news of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front chief Yasin Malik's worsening health spread. Malik has been on hunger strike for the past three days claiming communal forces in Jammu were harassing Muslims. He had to be forcibly moved to hospital by police...