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  • Live: BJP MPs asked to aggressively defend Land Ordinance 18 minutes ago

    The BJP's Parliamentary Party met on Tuesday morning to discuss their strategy on the Land Ordinance ahead of Parliament session. MPs have been told to aggressively defend the Land Ordinance. They have been told to highlight the Gujarat model while defending the land ordinance. The meeting came a day after...
  • After Rahul's attack, BJP Parliamentary Party to meet to fine tune its strategy 2 hours 29 minutes ago

    New Delhi: After coming under fire from the opposition over the Land Acquisition Amendment Bill, the Bharatiya Janata Party Parliamentary Party will meet on Tuesday ahead of Parliament session to fine tune its strategy. An aggressive Congress Vice President Rahul's single-handedly took on the Narendra Modi government in the Lok...
  • Changes proposed by NDA to 2013 Land Act dangerous: Sitaram Yechury 11 hours 40 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Terming as "dangerous" changes proposed by the NDA government to the 2013 Land Acquisition Act, CPI-M leader Sitaram Yechury on Monday claimed the Centre's reported plan to hold a joint session to get the amendments cleared is unlikely to materialise in the immediate future. Yechury, who was elected as...
  • Sonia hails Rahul's speech on Land Bill as Congress takes on BJP in Lok Sabha 12 hours 21 minutes ago

    New Delhi: She was not there to witness first hand her son take on the Narendra Modi government on the controversial Land Acquisition Bill in the Lok Sabha but she lauded his effort even as the Bharatiya Janata Party refused to back down and came out in full force to...
  • Can Rahul's new found aggression make up for his absence? 13 hours 27 minutes ago

    Keeping up his combative stance on Land Acquisition Bill, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday accused the Narendra Modi government of being anti-farmers and pro-corporate. Taking a dig at Modi's suit which had his name written all over it, Rahul called the Central government a 'suit boot wali sarkar'. ...
  • News 360: Prashant Bhushan hits back at AAP leadership 14 hours 11 minutes ago

    Making serious charges against Aam Aadmi Party leaders, rebel leader Prashant Bhushan alleged that Ashish Khetan planted stories for Essar in Tehelka magazine where he used to work. ...
  • Land Acquisition Bill war hots up, Congress calls Modi government pro-rich, BJP hits back 17 hours 13 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The second part of Parliament's Budget session got off to a stormy start with the Congress taking on the Narendra Modi government on Land Acquisition Bill. While Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday accused the Narendra Modi government of being anti-farmers and pro-corporate, the Bharatiya Janata Party...
  • Sonia Gandhi, 15 other Congress MPs give Rahul Gandhi's speech on Land Bill in Lok Sabha a miss 17 hours 23 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Even though the Congress had issued whip to all its 44 Lok Sabha MPs to be present during party Vice President Rahul Gandhi's speech on the Land Acquisition Bill in the House, 16 lawmakers including Congress President Sonia Gandhi were missing during the debate. Apart from Sonia Gandhi, another...
  • Rahul attacks Narendra Modi on Land Bill, calls his government 'suit boot wali sarkar' 18 hours 7 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Keeping up his combative stance on Land Acquisition Bill, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday accused the Narendra Modi government of being anti-farmers and pro-corporate. Taking a dig at Modi's suit which had his name written all over it, Rahul called the Central government a 'suit boot...
  • My Land My Right 18 hours 22 minutes ago

    Pratap Singh Rathore turns a Citizen Journalist to speak out against the forceful acquisition of land by the government for the Kishangarh Airport project and to continue the three year old battle that he and the other farmers are fighting. The injustice that they face continues as they do not...
  • Farmers Against Land Acquisition: Video Volunteer Report 18 hours 31 minutes ago

    From Ramgarh in Jharkhand to Godda in Odisha, farmers speak out against delay in compensation and the forceful acquisition of their land in the name of industrialization and development. Video volunteer community correspondents get us these reports. ...
  • Congress creating uproar as Rahul Gandhi is back, says Venkaiah Naidu 19 hours 19 minutes ago

    Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu hit out at the Congress for disrupting Parliament. The Budget session resumed on Monday and the government tabled the Land Ordinance in Lok Sabha. Naidu said, "Congress is unnecessarily disrupting Parliament. Congress is creating ruckus just because Rahul Gandhi is back." ...
  • Farmed land drops over 25 years in India, so does food per person 22 hours 3 minutes ago

    Cultivated land on India's farms has declined 15% over 25 years, according to government data analysed by IndiaSpend, reducing foodgrain production and portending new pressures as more land is set to be acquired for industries. While net sown area includes orchards and crops, cultivated area covers only crops. Land sown with...
  • Despite appeal for co-operation, opposition parties refuse to budge on Land Bill 23 hours 39 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The opposition parties are all set to up the ante against the Narendra Modi government over the Land Acquisition Ordinance in Parliament. The second phase of the Budget session is likely to be a stormy one as the government is expected to table the controversial Land Bill on...
  • Live: BJP defends Modi government, says it is wrong to say that we are pro-corporate Yesterday

    The controversial Land Bill issue is expected to generate much heat in Lok Sabha with the government deciding to table the new land ordinance on the very first day of the second half of Budget session on Monday. The Congress threw down the gauntlet to the Bharatiya Janata Party with...
  • Budget session resumes, government to table controversial Land Bill today Yesterday

    New Delhi: The controversial Land Bill issue is expected to generate much heat in Lok Sabha with the government deciding to table the new land ordinance on the very first day of the second half of Budget session on Monday. According to the schedule of business, Minister of State for Parliamentary...
  • Congress to aggressively fight against Land Bill in Parliament, Modi hopes for a productive session Yesterday

    New Delhi: Even though the political battle over the Land Bill is expected to echo in Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hopes that the second phase of the Budget session, which will begin on Monday, will be a productive one. Modi tweeted, "Parliament session begins today. I look forward to a...
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  • Land Bill war: Are parties being forced to reinvent themselves? Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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...