LAND ACQUISITION

  • 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. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 30, 2011

    Catch all the top stories of the day with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Ajit Singh slams Mayawati for land acquisition May 12, 2011

    Rashtriya Lok Dal Chief Ajit Singh speaks about the land acquisition act and takes on Mayawati for her indiscriminate land acquisition spree. ...
  • Mayawati must resign: Rajnath Singh May 12, 2011

    Rajnath Singh is expected to begin his hunger strike in Ghaziabad in support of agitating farmers. ...
  • 15 to 20 people taken into custody: UP DGP May 7, 2011

    UP DGP Karamveer Singh in a press conference about the clash between farmers of Bhatta Parsaul village and the state police in Greater Noida. ...
  • 30 Minutes: Troubles for POSCO April 13, 2007

    South Korean multinational POSCO's 51,000 crore steel project and private port in Orissa will need 5000 acres of land. But farmers there are just not ready to sell their land. ...