LAND ACQUISITION

  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 5 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: AAP delivers on promises, announces cheaper power, water 5 days ago

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's government on Wednesday slashed power tariff by 50 per cent for consumption up to 400 units per month and launched a free water scheme in line with election promises made by the Aam Aadmi Party. ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 6 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • Storm over land bill: Has Modi government's reforms agenda hit a roadblock? 6 days ago

    Amidst boycott by the Congress, the NDA government on Tuesday introduced the Land Acquisition Bill in the Lok Sabha. Not only the entire Opposition but also BJP's alles like the Shiv Sena and Swabhimani Paksha opposed the controversial Bill. ...
  • News 360: BJP defends RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's controversial statement against Mother Teresa 6 days ago

    Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Lok Sabha MP Meenakshi Lekhi has defended Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat over his latest remarks and said Nobel laureate Mother Teresa was baptising on her death bed as well. ...
  • Is the Congress Vice President running away from his responsibilities? 1 week ago

    Smarting under a series of electoral losses, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has decided to skip the ongoing Budget session. Rahul has taken leave from party work and won't be attending the session or even lead the party's agitation on the Land Acquisition Ordinance. ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 1 week ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • Hope lesser disruptions in Parliament, says Arun Jaitley February 23, 2015

    President Pranab Mukherjee addressed both Houses of the Parliament making a pitch for the contentious Land Acquisition Ordinance saying the government will protect the interest of farmers. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said, "Hope there are lesser disruptions in Rajya Sabha." ...
  • Watch: Anna Hazare to return to Jantar Mantar February 15, 2015

    Social activist Anna Hazare will hold a two-day protest at Jantar Mantar in February against the recent amendments in the Land Acquisition Act by the Centre. ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob December 29, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Bajrang Dal stages protests against Aamir Khan's 'PK' across India December 29, 2014

    The Bajrang Dal has staged protests against the film 'PK' across the country even as the Censor board has refused to take any action against the film. Censor board Chairperson Leela Samson said that the board will not remove any scenes from the film as it has already released. ...
  • Land Acquisition Bill will help farmers, says Kamal Nath August 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath on Thursday said the Land Acquisition Bill will benefit the farmers as they will get appropriate compensation. "We must recognise that the new Land Acquisition Bill replaces a bill which was 120-years-old and gives adequate compensation to the farmers," said Nath. ...
  • Land Bill's sanctity has been diluted: Lalu August 29, 2013

    RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav said that the sanctity of the Land Bill has been diluted and urged the government to give a prompt answer. The Land Acquisition Bill was on Thursday tabled in the Lok Sabha amidst chaos with the opposition parties demanding a statement from Prime Minister Manmohan...
  • Land Bill tabled in Lok Sabha, BJP says it has deviated from its aim August 29, 2013

    The Land Bill was tabled in Lok Sabha on Thursday and BJP President Rajnath Singh initiated the debate. He said, "The Land Acquisition Bill fails to cater to the problems of the farmers in the rural parts of the country. After analysing the Bill closely, I realised that it...
  • Govt opposed to debate on Food Security Bill: Rajnath Singh June 3, 2013

    The BJP has called for holding the monsoon session of Parliament earlier. ...
  • Land Bill: BJP assures support, says govt must compensate farmers April 18, 2013

    As parties decide to bring the Land Acquisition Bill in the second half of the Budget Session in Parliament, beginning from Monday, the BJP has assured support. "The problem of land mafia has escalated as they believe that the prices of land will go up after acquiring plots from the...
  • News 360: Robert Vadra purchased 75 acres of land in Palwal October 16, 2012

    Reports say that Robert Vadra has purchased over 75 acres of land in Palwal area of Haryana's Faridabad district 18 acres in his name and 57 acres through Real Estate Earth limited, a company where he is the director. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 17, 2012

    Shah Rukh Khan gets into a scuffle with MCA officials at Wankhede stadium. Panel suggests new land acquisition policy. ...
  • Is land acquisition bill antiindustry? May 17, 2012

    The Standing Committee report is being seen as bad news for industrialists while it insists on public welfare as a yardstick for land acquisition. ...
  • News 360: SRK booked for noncognisable offence May 17, 2012

    The government has decided to bring in the Lokpal bill in Rajya Sabha on Monday despite opposition from parties like the JD(U) and the RJD. ...
  • Walked an extra mile for Mamata: Jairam Ramesh September 9, 2011

    Rahul Gandhi's role in Land Acquisition Bill is crucial says rural development minister Jairam Ramesh. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai September 5, 2011

    Catch all the major stories and events of the day on India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Go slow on Land Acquisition Bill: Medha Patkar September 5, 2011

    The Government should not come up with this Bill to Parliament within two days of Cabinet clearance, said Patkar. ...
  • Pune land acquisition: did police shoot to kill? August 11, 2011

    NCP MLA Jitendra Awhad said the situation turned out to be so violent that police had not other option. ...
  • SOTN: How well is the govt handling the economy? August 11, 2011

    Sagarika Ghose examines issues of land acquisition and price rise. ...
  • Stormy start to Monsoon session: LS, RS adjourned August 1, 2011

    The Rajya Sabha was adjourned as the BSP raised slogans demanding a legislation on land acquisition bill acceptable to farmers. ...
  • CJ: Citizen against Noida land acquisition July 30, 2011

    Ankur Kohli turns citizen journalist to fight against greater Noida land acquisition. ...
  • CJ show: Fight against land acquisition July 30, 2011

    On this episode of Citizen Journalist, citizens fight over Noida land acquisition. ...
  • FTN: Is land acquisition losing legitimacy? July 26, 2011

    Sagarika Ghose asks a panel of experts if, land acquisition is losing legitimacy in the eyes of people. ...
  • FTN: Is land the biggest obstacle to big projects in India? June 22, 2011

    On Face The Nation, Sagarika Ghose asks a panel of experts whether land is the biggest obstacle to big projects in India. ...