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Properties not attached, only temporary ban

Punjab
Tribune News Service Jalandhar, May 6 Following media reports about “attachment” of properties of those accused in the Hoshiarpur land scam, a senior official of the Jalandhar Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Sunday told The Tribune that the agency had only put a temporary ban over the sale and purchase of the properties and had not attached them so far. “We are presently in the process of identifying properties bought by the accused from the excessive compensation they got from the NHAI and also the deductions made by them under various taxes. Only once the investigation is over, we may be able to attach their properties,” said the official. He further added that the ED could only attach properties equivalent to the value of the excessive compensation received by them along with the val

HC notice to state over survey of Wakf properties

Punjab
Chandigarh, March 12 The Punjab and Haryana High Court today put the state on notice on a plea to revive a contempt petition filed earlier for not notifying rules to conduct a survey of Wakf properties. The notice by Justice Jaswant Singh for May 7 came on an application filed by Dayal Singh of Ludhiana. He was seeking revival of the contempt petition filed by him against the then Chief Secretary SC Aggarwal. The Bench was told that the matter was disposed of on the basis of an undertaking given by the then Chief Secretary. He had stated that the state would notify the relevant rules after they were approved by the competent authority for conducting the second survey of Wakf properties in Punjab. The Bench was told that the Punjab State Law Commission had submitted a report in 2009, recomm...

Another e-auction of properties next week

Punjab
Tribune News Service Chandigarh, March 1 The Punjab Urban Planning and Development Authority (PUDA) and the regional development authorities working under the Department of Housing and Urban Development would offer various types of properties in the e-auction commencing on March 5. Properties would be available for bidding up to 3 pm on March 16. Announcing this here today, Additional Chief Secretary, Housing, Urban Development and Revenue, Vini Mahajan said the properties offered include commercial chunks, multiple-use site, CNG-cum-petrol pump site and commercial properties such as booths, SCOs, shops, SCFs, built-up booths besides flats and residential plots. Under GMADA’s jurisdiction in the Greater Mohali area, a total of 42 properties, including a group housing site located in ...