LAND BILLS

  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 3 hours 2 minutes ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Land Bill war: Are parties being forced to reinvent themselves? 3 hours 9 minutes ago

    Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party indulged in a slugfest on Sunday over the controversial Land Acquisition Ordinance. ...
  • Rahul Gandhi accuses Modi government of being anti-farmer, BJP fumes 3 hours 38 minutes ago

    New Delhi: High political drama was witnessed in the national capital on Sunday with Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party indulging in a slugfest over the controversial Land Acquisition Ordinance and the performance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 11-month regime. After Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, back from his nearly two-month long...
  • PM Modi projects his government as pro-poor 8 hours 38 minutes ago

    New Delhi: On a day Congress held a rally to attack him, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday projected his government as pro-poor and pro-farmers and lashed out at "perverted" critics for their "congenital habit" of running down the BJP which he wanted his party to counter vigorously. ...
  • Rahul Gandhi not a cause of concern, says Ravi Shankar Prasad 15 hours 26 minutes ago

    Union Minister and BJP MP Ravi Shankar Prasad slams Congress over the rally. He said, "Congress needs to tell the nation what it has done for farmers. Why so many suicides in their regime, why so much unemployment in their regime. Land acquisition protest is phony criticism as their own...
  • Narendra Modi to address BJP MPs on government's welfare schemes today 18 hours 14 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Sunday address a workshop of Bharatiya Janata Party MPs on how to take the government's "pro-poor" initiatives to the people and counter Congress's mounting attack on the Centre over the land bill which the opposition claims to be "anti-farmer". The one-day workshop coincides...
  • Rahul back in action, Congress leaders switch sides, Kisan rally's success to decide the fate of many 18 hours 33 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Sensing a major revamp in the Congress party, several leaders have now switched sides to be on the right side of party Vice President Rahul Gandhi. From defending his long leave to vouching his name for the party president's post, everyone wants to be in his good books. Rahul,...
  • As Congress ups the ante, Modi to address BJP MPs on Government's welfare schemes Yesterday

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday will address a workshop of BJP MPs on how to take the government's "pro-poor" initiatives to the people and counter Congress's mounting attack on the Centre over the land bill which the opposition claims to be "anti-farmer". The one-day workshop coincides with the...
  • Rahul Gandhi meets farmers in Delhi Yesterday

    After missing the crucial debates on the Land Acquisition Bill in Parliament, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi finally reached out to farmers. Rahul on Saturday met farmers from different states at his residence. ...
  • Land Bill: Venkaiah Naidu appeals opposition parties not to 'mislead' people Yesterday

    The central government on Saturday said that it is open to discussion on the Land Bill. Addressing media, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said that opposition parties should give their suggestions and not mislead people. ...
  • Rahul Gandhi meets farmers ahead of Kisan rally against Land Bill Yesterday

    New Delhi: Making his first public appearance after a nearly two-month long sabbatical, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday met with farmer groups at his residence in New Delhi. The meeting has been called to chalk out party's strategy against land acquisition bill before Parliament resumes next week. This...
  • News 360: Minor girl recounts her horrifying story of alleged sexual exploitation by Naxals 2 days ago

    A 13-year-old girl, who was a Maoist child soldier, from Jharkhand has revealed the alleged horrors she and other minor girls suffered at the hands of the ultras. An exclusive interrogation video exposes how Maoists use women and children as human shields. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 2 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • PM Modi 'adamant' about passing land acquisition bill: Ahmed Patel 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of being "adamant and arrogant" about passing the land acquisition bill, senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel on Friday recalled an episode from the Mahabharata in which Duryodhana had refused to give five villages to the Pandavas. Addressing Congress...
  • With Rahul Gandhi's return, major changes in Congress certain, says Digvijaya Singh 2 days ago

    New Delhi: After two-month long break, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is now all set to take party's charge and organisational changes will be seen soon. Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh confirmed that there will be changes in the party. Rahul returned to India on Thursday after his two-month long sabbatical....
  • After Rahul's return, AICC meet today to review preparations for Kisan rally 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A day after Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi returned from his nearly two-month sabbatical, the All India Congress Committee (AICC) will meet on Friday to review preparations for the Kisan rally against Land Acquisition Amendment Bill on April 19. Rahul will lead the rally against the Land Bill and...
  • Gujarat government will never acquire land for corporates: Anandiben Patel 3 days ago

    Ahmedabad: Amidst controversy surrounding the Land Acquisition Bill, Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel on Thursday assured farmers that her government would never acquire their land forcibly to give it to corporate houses. While speaking at a public function in Bharuch on Thursday, Patel alleged that some political parties are "misleading" farmers...
  • 'Rejuvenated' Rahul gears up to attack Modi, to lead Kisan rally against Land Bill on April 19 3 days ago

    New Delhi: A 'rejuvenated' Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is all set to take on the Narendra Modi government as he will lead the Kisan rally against Land Acquisition Amendment Bill on April 19. Rahul who has returned on Thursday after nearly two-month long sabbatical is believed to have stayed...
  • Watch: Rahul Gandhi's political journey so far 3 days ago

    The wait for Rahul Gandhi continues, though the Congress Vice President is expected to return from his sabbatical on Thursday. He has been on a leave for over 50 days. He is expected to hold an internal party meet upon his return and will also lead a anti Land Bill...
  • Opposition parties sold land to private builders when in power: Nitin Gadkari 4 days ago

    New Delhi: BJP on Wednesday accused the Opposition parties of playing "obstructionist" politics by resisting the land acquisition Bill and said some of these parties had "sold prime lands" to private builders when they were in power. Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, speaking at a Kisan Rally organised in New Delhi by...
  • Nitin Gadkari hits out at Congress for opposing land bill 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday hit out at the Opposition for "politicising" the land bill issue and questioned the Congress why it did not seek farmers' consent when it doled out coal mines to the "rich". "Opposition is politicising the bill. The country is facing tough times, we...
  • Making rational framework for land acquisition without causing distress to farmers: Narendra Modi 6 days ago

    Hannover: Under attack over Land Ordinance, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the government was instituting a "rational framework" for acquisition of land without causing distress to farmers and other landowners. "We are instituting a rational framework for acquisition of land without causing distress to farmers and other landowners," he...
  • Congress pulling out all stops for farmers rally April 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress is pulling out all the stops for its April 19 farmers rally in New Delhi on land bill, where Rahul Gandhi is set to make his first public appearance after a nearly two-month long sabbatical, with the party launching an aggressive media campaign, besides booking a special...
  • Opposition to Land bill nothing but public posturing: BJP April 10, 2015

    Kolkata: BJP on Friday asserted that the Land Acquisition Bill was pro-farmer and pro-growth, and opposition to it was nothing but public posturing to prove publicly that the Centre was anti-farmer. BJP national spokesperson Sambit Patra on Friday said it was after a consensus in 2013 that the bill was brought...
  • NDA comfortably placed in Parliament as far as Land Bill is concerned, says Arun Jaitley April 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said the government is very comfortably placed in the Rajya Sabha to get the new Land Acquisition Bill passed. He also said the government is going about it in a constitutional way saying that the law was framed in consultation with the...
  • Government not averse to more amendments to Land Bill: Nitin Gadkari April 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Hopeful of bringing the opposition on-board to get the much-debated land legislation passed, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday said the government is not averse to more changes to the Bill. "We are not averse to more amendments to the Land Bill provided they are good and substantial in...
  • Rahul Gandhi set to return, Congress gearing up to ensure good show at farmers' rally on April 19 April 7, 2015

    New Delhi: With Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi set to make his first public appearance after a nearly two-month long sabbatical, the party is pulling out all the stops to ensure the success of the farmers' rally called on April 19 to protest against the Land Bill. Seeking to put pressure...
  • Opposition misleading people on issue of tribal,forest land: PM Modi April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Amid a raging debate on the controversial land bill, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday accused opposition parties of misleading people on the issue of tribal and forest land saying such a campaign will hurt the interests of the country. He said tribal and forest land do not come...
  • Ahead of Rahul Gandhi's return, Digvijaya Singh says timing of his long leave was wrong April 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Ahead of Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's return next week, his mentor and party's General Secretary Digvijaya Singh said the timing of Rahul's long leave was wrong. He also said that Congress President Sonia Gandhi should continue to be in active politics even after Rahul replaces her from...
  • BJP defends Land Bill, decides to launch a counter-campaign April 4, 2015

    The Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday took up the issue of the controversial Land Bill and assured their commitment to the farmers. On the concluding day of the two-day National Executive meeting, the BJP agreed to reach out to farmers in every village and explain to them all aspects of...