LAND ACQUISITION BILL

  • No amendment of the Land Bill is against the farmer: Nitin Gadkari 3 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. ...
  • Land Bill classroom: Experts talk about points of debate and controversy 1 week ago

    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 1 week ago

    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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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. ...