ACQUISITION

  • No amendment of the Land Bill is against the farmer: Nitin Gadkari April 22, 2015

    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. ...
  • My Land My Right April 20, 2015

    Pratap Singh Rathore turns a Citizen Journalist to speak out against the forceful acquisition of land by the government for the Kishangarh Airport project and to continue the three year old battle that he and the other farmers are fighting. The injustice that they face continues as they do not...
  • Farmers Against Land Acquisition: Video Volunteer Report April 20, 2015

    From Ramgarh in Jharkhand to Godda in Odisha, farmers speak out against delay in compensation and the forceful acquisition of their land in the name of industrialization and development. Video volunteer community correspondents get us these reports. ...
  • Traffic advisory for Rahul Gandhi's Kisan rally in Delhi April 19, 2015

    As Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will lead Congress's Kisan rally against land Acquisition Ordinance in the national capital, here is the traffic advisory to be followed. ...
  • Preparations underway for Congress's Kisan rally, 1 lakh people expected to attend it April 19, 2015

    Preparations are underway for Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's Kisan rally against Land Acquisition Ordinance in the national capital. Around one lakh people are expected to attend the event at Ramlila maidan. Party leaders from various states are expected to attend the rally. Farmer delegations from Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan...
  • Land Bill classroom: Experts talk about points of debate and controversy April 18, 2015

    Amidst protests over the controversial Land Acquisition Bill, experts talk about the points of conflict regarding the issue. ...
  • Rajasthan: Given raw deal on land, say farmers April 18, 2015

    While Narendra Modi government is struggling to build consensus on its Land Acquisition Bill, farmers protesting in Rajasthan's Kishangarh called it an anti farmer legislation. ...
  • Rajasthan: Kishangarh farmers allege betrayal by government, protest against land acquisition April 15, 2015

    While Modi government struggles to build consensus on its Land Acquisition Bill, protesting farmers in Rajasthan's Kishangarh are anything but convinced with what they believe is an anti farmer legislation. There are voices of protest by disgruntled farmers against land acquisition. The international airport project that took off in Kishangarh...
  • Parties opposing Land Bill are afraid of Modi's development agenda: Nitin Gadkari April 14, 2015

    Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari talks to CNN-IBN on the Land Acquisition Bill and its implementation. ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob March 27, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Immigration official suspended after harassing a woman passenger at Delhi airport March 27, 2015

    The Home Ministry on Friday suspended an immigration officer at the Delhi airport after a female passenger complained that he allegedly verbally sexually harassed her by asking some offensive questions when she was flying to Hong Kong via Delhi on March 18. ...
  • Land Bill is close to Congress: Jairam Ramesh March 22, 2015

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, former Rural Development Minister and Congress leader Jairam Ramesh talks about Congress, Sonia Gandhi, Land Acquisition Bill and Budget Session. ...
  • News 360: United Opposition marches against Land Acquisition Amendment Bill March 17, 2015

    High drama was witnessed on the streets of the national capital as Opposition parties unitedly undertook a protest march against the Land Acquisition Amendment Bill on Tuesday. MPs from 14 opposition parties marched from Parliament to Rashtraparti Bhavan. ...
  • Land Acquisition Bill passed in Lok Sabha; Congress, Shiv Sena opposes it March 11, 2015

    The Lok Sabha finally passed a diluted version of the Land Acquisition Bill. Amidst pressure from within and outside, the government made nine amendments but the Centre refused to bring back the consent or social impact assessment clause, which sparked furore in the Lok Sabha. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories March 10, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob March 10, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Lok Sabha passes Land Acquisition Bill March 10, 2015

    The contentious Land Acquisition Bill passed the Lok Sabha test on Tuesday after the government carried out nine amendments to it and persuaded most of its allies to support, setting the stage for its consideration in Rajya Sabha where the numbers are loaded against the government. ...
  • Opposition trying to derail development process, says MA Naqvi March 10, 2015

    Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said the opposition has no argument on the Land Acquisition Amendment Bill. Naqvi said, "They are trying to derail development process. The Opposition will pay a price for trying to derail development." ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob February 25, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: AAP delivers on promises, announces cheaper power, water February 25, 2015

    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 February 24, 2015

    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? February 24, 2015

    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 February 24, 2015

    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? February 24, 2015

    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 February 24, 2015

    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. ...
  • Facebook set to buy Whatsapp for a whopping $ 19 billion February 20, 2014

    Social networking website Facebook is all set to buy popular mobile messaging service Whatsapp for a whopping $ 19 billion in cash and stocks. Whatsapp Cofounder and CEO Jan Koum will now join the Board of Directors of Facebook. Whatsapp will, however, continue to work independent of Facebook's existing messaging...