ACQUISITIONS

  • Modi misleading farmers on Land Bill: Jairam Ramesh Yesterday

    Jaipur: Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of misleading farmers about 13 aspects of the new Land Acquisition Bill, Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Saturday said that they were part of the 2013 law passed by his party and that Modi was taking credit for it. "The Prime Minister took credit...
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  • News 360: Immigration official suspended after harassing a woman passenger at Delhi airport 2 days ago

    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. ...
  • Amazon in talks to buy online luxury retailer Net-a-Porter: Report 2 days ago

    Bengaluru: Amazon.com is in talks to buy online luxury retailer Net-a-porter in what could be the biggest acquisition yet for the e-commerce giant, but the negotiations are in early stages and could fall apart, Forbes reported, citing a person familiar with the matter. The potential deal, first reported by Women's Wear...
  • Jairam Ramesh trashes PM's defence of Land Acquisition Bill 5 days ago

    Patna: Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for claiming that amendments in 13 laws under Land Acquisition Bill were brought by NDA to provide for compensation and described the Centre as anti-farmers. "Modi is wrong by claiming that the NDA government has brought the...
  • Have MPs turned into 'gang of capitalists', asks CPM's Brinda Karat 5 days ago

    Gadchiroli (Maharashtra): Senior CPI-M leader Brinda Karat on Monday alleged that the Narendra Modi government is virtually "snatching away" the rights of tribals and farmers and wondered whether Parliament has turned into an "assembly of capitalists". The Narendra Modi government is virtually snatching away the rights of tribals and farmers...
  • Uttar Pradesh: AAP workers protest against new land bill 6 days ago

    Ghaziabad: Aam Aadmi Party workers led by Kumar Vishwas and Sanjay Singh on Monday took out a protest march in Ghaziabad against the Narendra Modi government's new land acquisition bill. Addressing the protesters, Vishwas said that Modi's land acquisition bill is directly "targeting" people, particularly farmers, and their party will launch...
  • Land Bill: Congress should apologise for false claims, says BJP 6 days ago

    New Delhi: BJP on Monday asked the Congress leadership to apologise to the nation for making "false and baseless" allegations against Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the land Bill, which it said the NDA government had to bring to rectify the "mistakes" in the last legislation. Accusing Congress of playing...
  • Sitaram Yechury slams Modi government, says UPA's Land Bill was better 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Amidst outrage over the controversial Land Acquisition Bill, CPIM leader Sitaram Yechury on Monday hit out at the Centre government over the proposed legislation. He said the Narendra Modi government is fooling the farmers and UPA's Land Bill was much better than the NDA's. "BJP supported UPA's Land Bill...
  • Land Bill is close to Congress: Jairam Ramesh 1 week ago

    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. ...
  • PM Modi reaches out to farmers on Land Bill, says 'will not let you down' 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Facing severe criticism from opposition parties, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his sixth edition of his radio programme, 'Mann Ki Baat' on Sunday said that the Land Acquisition Bill is for the welfare of the farmers, their children and the villages. "All the rumours which are being spread...
  • Anna Hazare says he will launch 'Jail Bharo Andolan' March 20, 2015

    Assam: Anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare on Friday said a 'jail bharo aandolan' will be started across the country taking up the questions raised by farmers and demanded a separate Krishi Ayog for them. Addressing the biennial conference of the Krishak Mukti Sangram Parishad in Rangoli Hazare said, he will start the...
  • M Karunanidhi leads protest against land acquisition bill in Chennai March 20, 2015

    Chennai: Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief M Karunanidhi, former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran and former MP TKS Elangovan led a protest in Chennai against the Centre's land acquisition bill on Friday. DMK General Secretary K Anbazhagan and senior leader Durai Murugan led the protests outside the Collectorates at Chennai and Vellore...
  • Hazare used as "mascot" by NGOs stalling development projects: BJP March 19, 2015

    Bhopal: Anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare is being used as a "mascot" by NGOs which receive foreign funds and stall developmental projects over the issue of land acquisition, Madhya Pradesh BJP's monthly mouthpiece Charaiveti has said. "Though he is an upright man personally, Anna Hazare is the "mascot" of such NGOs which...
  • Opposition accuses government of bulldozing Land Bill in Lok Sabha March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: The issue of land acquisition bill on Thursday rocked the Lok Sabha with the Opposition accusing the government of bulldozing it in the Lower House on the strength of "sheer numbers". The issue cropped up during a discussion on the agrarian situation in the country when P Karunakaran (CPI-M)...
  • 'Don't expect land bill to come in 1st half of Budget session' says Congress March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress Wednesday said it does not expect land acquisition bill will actually come before Parliament in first half of the Budget session a day after Sonia Gandhi led an Opposition march of 14 parties to President House on the issue. "Let us wait what comes before the Parliament and...
  • Cartoon of the day: Opposition protest against Land Acquisition Bill March 18, 2015

    As 10 opposition parties march from Parliament to Rashtrapati Bhavan, here is cartoonist Neelabh take on the development. ...
  • 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. ...
  • United Opposition marches against Land Acquisition Amendment Bill to Rashtrapati Bhavan March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: 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. Leaders from Congress, Samajwadi Party (SP), Trinamool Congress (TMC), CPI-M, CPI...
  • Despite police rejecting permission, Opposition MPs to march against Land Bill March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Despite the Delhi Police denying permission for a march to Rashtrapati Bhavan, ten Opposition parties are firm on their stand that they will hold the protest. Delhi Police has placed barricades and is keeping water cannons ready to stop the march. Leaders from Congress, Samajwadi Party (SP), Trinamool Congress...
  • Congress workers protest against Land bill, clash with police March 16, 2015

    Raipur/New Delhi: Congress workers on Monday clashed with police in Raipur during their protest against Land Acquisition Bill. Congress has launched a nationwide protest against Modi-government's land bill. Hundreds of Congress workers clashed with police during a protest against the BJP Government's Land Acquisition bill, saying it was anti-farmer. In New...
  • Protest over land bill turns violent, Congress workers clash with police March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Violent clashes erupted between Congress workers and police outside Parliament police station when the latter were protesting against the Land Acquisition Bill. The opposition parties are against the Bill accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance government of bulldozing its way through in Parliament. After the Modi government took...
  • Bihar minister faints during protest fast, rushed to hospital March 14, 2015

    Purnea: Bihar minister Lessi Singh on Saturday fainted during a protest fast against Land Acquisition Bill and was admitted to the Sadar Hospital in Purnea district. Civil Surgeon of Purnea SN Jha said Lessi Singh was out of danger, but was still in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). He said the...
  • 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

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  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob March 10, 2015

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  • BJP fails to rally entire NDA on Land Bill March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: The ruling BJP on Tuesday failed to rally the entire NDA behind it for the passage of the contentious Land Bill in Lok Sabha as key ally Shiv Sena abstained while one-member Swabhimani Paksha went to the extent of moving an amendment. However, the Narendra Modi government succeeded in...
  • 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. ...
  • Lok Sabha passes Land Acquisition Bill with 11 amendments; Opposition walks out, Shiv Sena abstains from voting March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: After facing hurdle for almost a week in Parliament, the contentious Land 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...
  • Cartoon of the day: Pakistan reacts on India's Land Acquisition Bill March 10, 2015

    After stiff opposition from other parties, the Modi government on Tuesday successfully passed the contentious Land Acquisition Bill with 11 amendments in the Lok Sabha. ...