Assocham to submit paper on land acquisition, industrial policy

Surajeet Das Gupta / New Delhi December 7, 2009, 0:02 IST

Anil Dhirubhai AmbaniThe governments of Maharashtra, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh have started talks with the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG) for a possible relocation of the 8,000-Mw Dadri gas-based power plant from Uttar Pradesh.

Company expected to invest Rs. 20,000 crore in the State

Posco to be allotted captive mines

Final round of talks to be held soon

To give a big push to industrialisation, the State government is acquiring agricultural lands on a large scale, often by fudging records; filling up water bodies; and felling hundreds of trees, using a draconian law that allows it to do so for public purpose, according to NGO activists. However, the law does not define public purpose.

If BHEL selects the land, we will begin the process to get it released.
I don't think there will be any problem to get back the land from Tata Motors."

Nirupam Sen Industry minister

Maulik Pathak & Kalpesh Damor / Ahmedabad November 21, 2009, 0:29 IST

Indrani Dutta

KOLKATA: A team of officials including four senior executives of Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd on Thursday visited Singur, the erstwhile project site of the Tatas

BHUBANESWAR: Though the State Government has assured the Western Orissa farmers that irrigation in the Hirakud command area will not be hit due to industrialisation, in reality the situation has led to further shrinkage.

The minister

KOLKATA: The West Bengal government will formally invite information technology majors Wipro and Infosys to take immediate possession of 45 acres of land being offered to each of them at Rajarhat on the outskirts of the city and start constructing their facilities.