Sunday, 4 December, 2022
TopicLand Acquisition Act

Topic: Land Acquisition Act

SC says ‘some aspects were left unsaid’ in its March verdict on land compensation

The SC bench was hearing a batch of 600 petitions related to land acquisition that needed to be adjudicated on the basis of legal principles enumerated in a March order.

Let states do it — Modi govt could take same route for land reforms like it did for labour

States that have brought in their own land acquisition laws or propose to do so will be asked to align them with the 6 March SC verdict on compensation clauses.

Why a section of the Land Acquisition Act turned into a big judicial controversy

Two SC benches gave opposite judgments on Section 24(2) in 2014 & 2018. Now, a 5-judge bench picked to settle matter is being challenged. Hearing begins today.

Good sense, bad laws and ugly politics

Between the purist and the pragmatic, there are many divergent views on the Modi Government's latest ordinance blitz. My own is on the practical,...

BJP’s troubled house

It is a touchingly funny spectacle, where every senior leader wants to be loved like Atal Bihari Vajpayee, but is beginning to speak the language of Modi of 2007, if not 2002.

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Vit C serums to laser hair removal—DIY skincare on Instagram can be lethal for your skin

The Instagram algorithm complements brands’ targeted marketing so you see the products you’re most likely to buy. But the outcomes of DIY skin treatment are different.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

Recalling 8 stories of supreme heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 Bangladesh war 

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.