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  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 2 hours 43 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? 2 hours 50 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 19 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...
  • NDA'S land bill will be rejected in Rajya Sabha: Sharad Yadav 7 hours 52 minutes ago

    Jammu: Janata Dal (U) President Sharad Yadav on Sunday noted that NDA government's "controversial land acquisition bill" will be rejected by the opposition in Upper House of the Parliament. "This bill (Land acquisition bill) is anti-farmer and we would ensure that the Narendra Modi government faces a defeat on this and...
  • PM Modi projects his government as pro-poor 8 hours 19 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. ...
  • BJP asks Rahul Gandhi to apologise for insulting the most popular mandate 10 hours 22 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In a blistering counter attack by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Minister of Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad demanded Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's apology for "insulting the most popular mandate" during his speech at the Kisan rally in Ramlila Maidan. Addressing the rally on Sunday, Rahul...
  • Congress flays Centre, Rahul accuses Modi of snatching poor man's land to repay corporates 11 hours 38 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Launching into the heat and dust of politics after coming back from his mysterious sabbatical, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday accused the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi of being anti-poor and anti-farmer. Giving enough indications that the fight against the Land Acquisition Ordinance and the...
  • Rahul Gandhi not a cause of concern, says Ravi Shankar Prasad 15 hours 8 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...
  • Congress take on Modi government over Land Bill: As it happened 15 hours 21 minutes ago

    After his two-month long sabbatical, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will lead a mega farmers rally against the Land Acquisition Bill at Delhi's Ramlila Maidan. The Congress has been opposing changes in the original legislation on land acquisition brought by the UPA government in 2013. Congress is protesting the dilution...
  • Traffic advisory for Rahul Gandhi's Kisan rally in Delhi 16 hours 10 minutes ago

    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. ...
  • Karnataka government faces dilemma as key water project requiring land acquisition hangs in balance 16 hours 57 minutes ago

    Bengaluru: Even as Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi gathers his forces together against the Land Acquisition Ordinance, the Congress government in Karnataka is in a dilemma. The Siddaramaiah government wanted to do away with the enormously time-consuming social impact assessment for a Rs 12,000-crore water project, but has been unable...
  • Preparations underway for Congress's Kisan rally, 1 lakh people expected to attend it 17 hours 49 minutes ago

    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...
  • Narendra Modi to address BJP MPs on government's welfare schemes today 17 hours 55 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 14 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 classroom: Experts talk about points of debate and controversy Yesterday

    Amidst protests over the controversial Land Acquisition Bill, experts talk about the points of conflict regarding the issue. ...
  • Around 20,000 farmers from Punjab to attend Congress rally in Delhi Yesterday

    Chandigarh: Around 20,000 farmers from Punjab will participate in Congress's farmers rally in Delhi on Sunday against the Centre's land acquisition bill. "Around 20,000 farmers from Punjab will join the Kisan rally in national capital tomorrow," Punjab Congress Chief Partap Singh Bajwa said in Chandigarh on Saturday. As many as 300 buses...
  • Why #ZameenWapsi could well lead to #CongressWapsi Yesterday

    After the 16th of May 2014, the BJP with its massive tally of 282 seats, have been betraying a sense of confidence, sometimes even trespassing the fine line that separates confidence from arrogance. Even the drubbing received in the Delhi elections, hadn't dented their spirit. But lately it seems,...
  • Congress launches website zameenwapsi.com to counter BJP's claims about Land Acquisition Bill Yesterday

    New Delhi: Amidst protests over the controversial Land Acquisition Bill, Congress on Saturday launched a website 'zameenwapsi.com' to counter Bharatiya Janata Party's claims regarding the proposedjxc legislation. The website will have all the information regarding Land Bill 2013 version piloted by the Congress and the 2015 one which the BJP-led NDA...
  • 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. ...
  • Rajasthan: Given raw deal on land, say farmers Yesterday

    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. ...
  • 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...