Land

  • Why the new land acquisition law could work well for business

    Under the hood |  Varad Pande
    Much has been said about the new Land Acquisition Bill (The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Bill) that...

  • One side of the see-saw

    Bloody Mary |  Sagarika Ghose
    In Parliament, there is a deadening artificial consensus between all parties The Monsoon Session of Parliament has drawn to a busy close, with MPs ...

  • Industry does not have a right to snatch land cheaply

    Espresso Economics |  Vivian Fernandes
    I am surprised at the reaction of business leaders to the new land acquisition bill which the Lok Sabha approved on Thursday. They say the...

  • FDI in retail: global biggies must brace for the wondrous contingencies that make India

    Of such times |  Vandana Kohli
    India is unique. Elements of the Space Age on one hand and elements from the Stone Age on the other can be seen on the...

  • Land Acquisition: Two Standing Committees, Pole Postures

    Espresso Economics |  Vivian Fernandes
    In forty-four months, the standing committees of Parliament which examined the land acquisition bills have done an about turn on the issue of the state...

  • A moon mission, for kids

    Connect |  Jaimon Joseph
    Just five days left, to register your kids or nephews and nieces for a mission to the moon. Almost. Google Lunar X Prize is ...

  • 'I am ashamed as well'

    Write Corner |  Anubha Bhonsle
    Lots of things shame me about India (I take great pride in lots as well). For instance, farmers forced to commit suicide because ...