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  • Government will push land Bill for passage in this session: Minister 12 hours 0 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Government will push for the passage of land bill in this session notwithstanding the opposition to it by many parties, a Union Minister said on Monday but remained non-committal on its passage. He dismissed as mere "propaganda" the reports that Government may delay pushing the bill for passage in...
  • Rahul Gandhi now on 'rent a cause' phase: Arun Jaitley Yesterday

    New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday took a dig at Rahul Gandhi, saying he is now on a "rent a cause" phase and questioned his "commitment" to politics. "What is the kind of commitment to politics that you suddenly disappear for months together and then you come back...
  • No question of a rethink on Land Acquisition Bill: Government Yesterday

    Hyderabad: Stating that the NDA government would not do a rethink on the Land Acquisition Bill, which was passed in the Lok Sabha, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said it is pro-development and in the interest of farmers and poor. "There is no question of the NDA government...
  • Quake triggers landslides in Sikkim 2 days ago

    Gangtok: A major earthquake rocked Sikkim on Saturday, triggering landslides in various parts of the state. The quake, having its epicentre in Nepal, was felt at about 11:48 AM, officials said. A series of minor landslides have been reported from various places in the state they said, but there was no...
  • UP: Woman thrashed by a group of people over land dispute 3 days ago

    A woman was beaten up by a group of people in Uttar Pradesh's Deoria district. The woman was thrashed allegedly over a land dispute. ...
  • Trinamool Congress will not support land acquisition bill: Mamata Banerjee 3 days ago

    Kolkata: The Trinamool Congress will not support the Land Acquisition Bill proposed by the Narendra Modi-led central government, party supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Friday. "We will not support land acquisition bill. We have made our stand clear in Parliament. I sat on a hungerstrike for...
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  • New Delhi DM flays police for refusing to join Gajendra Singh suicide probe, says it's against law 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The New Delhi District Magistrate on Thursday criticised the Delhi Police over its refusal to join the probe into the Rajasthan farmer Gajendra Singh suicide case. In a strongly worded letter, the DM asked Deputy Commissioner of Police and SHO to provide all case related information and documents...
  • Rural distress, farmer Gajendra Singh's suicide force Modi government to delay Land Bill 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has delayed the Land Acquisition Amendment Bill that will make it easier for industry to buy farmland, following anger over rising rural distress and the suicide of a farmer in New Delhi. The death of farmer Gajendra Singh, who hanged himself from a tree...
  • Politics continue over Gajendra Singh's suicide in AAP's anti-Land Bill rally 4 days ago

    Even as the allegations are flying thick and fast between political parties, Rajasthan farmer Gajendra Singh's family is crying foul. His last rites were performed before politicians made beeline to visit the family. Singh's family claim that he was in touch with Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia who asked...
  • War of words between Delhi Police and AAP over Gajendra Singh's suicide 4 days ago

    War of words broke out between Delhi Police and Aam Aadmi Party over the suicide of Rajasthan farmer Gajendra Singh in party's anti-Land Bill rally. The Delhi Police FIR blamed AAP volunteers for instigating the suicide and not letting police rescue Singh who had climbed atop a tree. AAP on...
  • Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar attacks Centre over Land Bill 4 days ago

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who is the driving force of Janata Parivar constituent JD(U), on Thursday attacked the BJP-led government at the Centre over the Land Acquisition Bill and demanded its withdrawal at the earliest. Addressing a function on the birth anniversary of freedom fighter Kuer Singh in Patna,...
  • AAP says Kumar Vishwas urged Gajendra Singh to come down from the tree as Delhi Police watched 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Rubbishing Delhi Police's claim, the Aam Aadmi Party claimed that its leader Kumar Vishwas had urged Rajasthan farmer Gajendra Singh to come down from the tree during the party rally against Land Bill in Delhi. A video shows Kumar Vishwas, who was speaking on the stage, asking Gajendra...
  • Promo: CNN-IBN India at 9 4 days ago

    Politics continue to be played over the suicide of farmer Gajendra Singh at Aam Aadmi Party's anti-Land Bill rally in Delhi. The three major parties - Congress, BJP and AAP are blaming each other and Delhi for the tragic incident. ...
  • Video shows AAP leader Kumar Vishwas urging Gajendra Singh to come down from the tree 4 days ago

    The Aam Aadmi Party claimed its leaders asked Rajasthan farmer Gajendra Singh to come down from the tree. Singh committed suicide during AAP's anti-Land Bill rally at Jantar Mantar in Delhi. ...
  • Modi government misusing police to attack AAP, says Sanjay Singh 4 days ago

    Senior Aam Aadmi Party leader Sanjay Singh accused the Delhi Police of acting insensitively in the suicide case of a farmer at party's rally against Land Bill in the national capital. Singh said, "We tried to save the farmer, but were unable to do so. The way police acted was...
  • A 'rejuvenated' Rahul Gandhi gives new hope to the down-and-out Congress 4 days ago

    New Delhi: With one electoral debacle after another and a leadership that seemed all at sea again the aggressive onslaught of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party, the Congress was fast shrinking and losing its relevance across large parts of India. The massive mauling in the 2014 Lok Sabha...
  • Gajendra Singh suicide: Politics over death of a farmer and the mad rush to score brownie points 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Death for a cause always ignites unprecedented agitation all over the world. The same is happening after the 'suicide' of a farmer at an Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) rally in New Delhi on Wednesday. Gajendra Singh, a farmer reportedly in distress, hanged himself in front of AAP leader...
  • Rahul Gandhi to undertake Kedarnath yatra on April 23 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will undertake a yatra to Kedarnath on Thursday, trekking 18 kms up into the Uttarkhand mountains to pay obeisance at the temple which faced the brunt of flash-floods two years ago and has since been spruced up. The 45-year-old Congress leader will start his...
  • Sachin Pilot slams AAP after farmer commits suicide at AAP rally 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Calling it an unfortunate incident, Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Wednesday said that a farmer committing suicide at a public place and that too where a political rally had been organised is a matter of great shame. Sachin Pilot was reacting to the suicide by a farmer Gajendra Singh...
  • Tragedy at AAP anti-Land Bill rally, Rajasthan farmer commits suicide, Kejriwal blames Delhi Police 5 days ago

    New Delhi: In a tragic turn of events, a farmer from Rajasthan committed suicide on Wednesday at the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) anti-Land Bill rally in Delhi's Jantar Mantar. The farmer identified as Gajendra Singh, a resident of Nangal Jhamarwada village in Dausa, also left a suicide note stating that...
  • No amendment of the Land Bill is against the farmer: Nitin Gadkari 5 days ago

    Nitin Gadkari said that not even a single amendment of the land acquisition bill is against the farmers. "I always challenge people who oppose the bill. This is totally in the interest of the rural, agriculture people," said Gadkari. ...
  • Image makeover of Rahul Gandhi, Congress ready with a plan 5 days ago

    New Delhi: It seems Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi has undergone a major transformation during his nearly two-month long and mysterious sabbatical. Congress leaders and workers are happy over the newfound aggression of Rahul Gandhi who has been very forceful and articulate on the twin issues of Land Acquisition Bill...
  • Farmer attempts suicide at AAP anti-Land Bill rally at Jantar Mantar in Delhi 5 days ago

    New Delhi: A farmer attempted suicide by hanging himself from a tree at the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) anti-Land Bill rally at Jantar Mantar in Delhi on Wednesday. The tragic incident was averted as AAP volunteers came on time to stop the farmer from committing the act. The man was immediately...
  • Farmers will teach BJP a lesson, AAP leader Ashutosh 5 days ago

    Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Ashutosh said that the Narendra Modi government is trying to please corporates and thus return favours. "Farmers will teach BJP a lesson. BJP is being undemocratic," he added joining the anti-Land bill war. ...
  • Live: Rahul Gandhi says farmers are being punished by Narendra Modi government 5 days ago

    AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal leads a protest rally against the new Land Bill at Jantar Mantar in the national capital on Wednesday. AAP workers and supporters will march from Jantar Mantar to Parliament even though Delhi Police has already denied permission to the party to hold the rally....
  • Arvind Kejriwal asks Delhi Police not to allow media close to him during protest against Land Bill: sources 5 days ago

    New Delhi: In an attempt to escape tough questions on the rebellion and controversies that have hit the Aam Aadmi Party, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal asked Delhi Police not to allow media close to him during the protest march against the Narendra Modi government's Land Bill, said sources on...
  • Arvind Kejriwal to lead protest rally against Modi government's Land Bill at Jantar Mantar 5 days ago

    New Delhi: In an attempt to deflect focus from the rebellion that has hit the Aam Aadmi Party, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will on Wednesday lead a protest rally against the Narendra Modi government's Land Bill at Jantar Mantar in the national capital. The Delhi Police has already denied...
  • GST Bill, Disclosure of Foreign Income and Assets Bill to be taken up before Land Bill in Parliament 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Even as the opposition parties continue to target the Narendra Modi government over the Land Acquisition Amendment Bill outside Parliament, sources said that the Goods and Service Tax Bill, Disclosure of Foreign Income and Assets Bill and the Real Estate Bill will be considered before the controversial bill...
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