Raghavendra Kamath / Mumbai March 22, 2010, 0:23 IST

High-value land deals are back in the country

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INDIA has witnessed 1,300 cases of diversion of forestland for industrial purpose since the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 came into force says eminent tribal rights activist, C R Bijoy.

Ugadi festival- the new year that is welcomed by consuming

Rajesh Ahuja

CHANDIGARH: The Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (HSIIDC) has successfully completed the acquisition of about 3,000 acres of land and another 3,000 acres is likely to be acquired by the end of the current fiscal year, Managing Director Rajeev Arora said on Wednesday.

Chandigarh: While the Haryana government is seeking suggestions afresh from the entrepreneurs to formulate its new industrial policy, it has already decided to reduce the time limit for providing change of land use (CLU), to set up industrial units, from existing three months to two months to boost the interest of entrepreneurs.

THRISSUR: The prospects for allocation of funds for the rail coach factory in Palakkad in the ensuing Railway Budget were dim following the delay in acquisition of the required land for the factory by the State Government, said P C Chacko MP.

JD(S) leader H D Kumaraswamy has alleged that the ruling BJP has lost track and is taking erratic decisions.

Addressing reporters in Bangalore on Thursday, he said the government has acquired 1.75 lakh hectare land for industrial purpose.

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Ahmedabad: Gujarat High Court has posed a critical question before the state government and industrialists

THE Madras High Court has rejected writ pleas challenging acquisition of vast extent of lands in Pillaipuram, Ve n g a d u , N av a l u r a n d Irumbedu villages under the TN Acquisition of Lands for Industrial Purpose Act for the Erungattukottai Expansion Scheme-4.

BANGALORE: In a bid to attract Japanese investments, the State Government is planning to set up a 1,000-acre Japanese village which will house Japanese industrial and business establishments.