Land law amendments have ended confusion, MoD tells Parl panel

The Defence Ministry on Wednesday came out in support of the amendments to the land acquisition Act brought by the government saying it ended "confusion" created by the 2013 law while acquiring lands for defence purpose.

PM must consult all parties on Land Bill: J&K CM

Amid growing political opposition to the controversial land bill, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Wednesday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take all political parties on board for the proposed law.

Govt will not compromise on basic purpose of Land Act: Venkaiah Naidu

The government will not compromise on the basic purpose of the Land Acquisition Act, Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu said on Saturday amid mounting criticism from the Opposition as well as its ally Shiv Sena on the controversial amendments to the Land Bill.

Corporates will not get even a single inch of farm land: Amit Shah
Corporates will not get even a single inch of farm land: Amit Shah

Under attack from opposition over the new Land Bill, BJP chief Amit Shah on Tuesday said that not a single inch of land acquired from farmers will be given to corporates.

Will fight Land Bill with full might: Congress

Accusing the Narendra Modi government of working blatantly to serve the interest of its "favourite capitalists", Congress on Thursday reassured that it will fight against "anti-farmers land bill with its full might".

RSS-affiliate to hold protest against Land Bill

Unhappy over certain provisions of the Land Acquisition Bill, RSS-affiliate Swadeshi Jagaran Manch (SJM) is orgaising a protest at Jantar Mantar here tomorrow against the proposed legislation.

BJP pulls up Rahul Gandhi, says don't need guest actor in politics

Taking a jibe at Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi's 'kisan padyatra' from Amravati, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday alleged that the former needs to come up with more substance rather than 'shoot and scoot style'.

Lucknow-Agra Expressway: HC dismisses petitions challenging acquisition of land

The Allahabad High Court today dismissed a bunch of writ petitions challenging notifications issued by the Uttar Pradesh government for acquisition of land for the proposed construction of Lucknow-Agra Expressway.

Congress CMs wanted changes in Land Acquisition Act: BJP

BJP on Thursday countered the allegations made by Congress against it on the land bill saying it was Congress chief ministers who had sought changes in the Land Acquisition Act as the previous bill was "hampering" development and land acquisition for social sector programmes.

Modi sarkar's attitude is totally anti-farmer: Sonia Gandhi at Kisan rally

NDA is conspiring against farmers by making changes in Land Acquisition act, said Sonia Gandhi at Kisan rally.

Amended land law will threaten identity of women: NFIW

Alleging that amendments carried out by the Narendra Modi government to the 2013 Land Acquisition Act will threaten identity of women which they get through owning land, a women's body Wednesday appealed to the Centre to bring reforms with gender justice.

AAP slams land ordinance as anti-farmer

Dubbing the BJP-led NDA government's ordinance for amending Land Acquisition Act as anti-farmer and anti-tribal, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday said it seeks to benefit big companies, harming the interest of the people.

'BJP hurting farmers' sentiments by making changes in Land Act'

Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Thursday said the NDA-led Central government was hurting the farmers' sentiments by making changes in the Land Acquisition Act brought by the previous government.

'Mahabharata' will be fought over proposed Land Act amendments

Congress Monday said another 'Mahabharata' would be fought over proposed amendments in the land acquisition Act in which parties like BJD must prove their commitments towards farmers and tribals.

President Pranab gives nod to land ordinance

 The land acquisition ordinance, which the government could not get converted into a legislation in Rajya Sabha due to stiff opposition, was on Friday re-promulgated, a day before it is to lapse.

No reason for Opposition to oppose land act: Paswan

 Union Food Minister Ramvilas Paswan on Friday took a jibe at political parties including Congress, saying there was no reason for them to oppose the Land Acquisition Act.

Anna Hazare writes to PM Modi, asks him not to amend 2013 Land Bill

Social activist Anna Hazare has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and urged him not to amend the provisions of the existing Land Acquisition Act.

Anna Hazare writes to PM Narendra Modi, asks him not to amend 2013 Land Bill
Anna Hazare writes to PM Narendra Modi, asks him not to amend 2013 Land Bill

Social activist Anna Hazare has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and urged him not to amend the provisions of the existing Land Acquisition Act.

Report of allowing land ordinance to lapse is speculation: Govt

 Government on Wednesday dismissed as "speculation" the reports that it may allow the Land Acquisition Ordinance to lapse on April 5 and said a decision on it will be taken by the Cabinet.

Cabinet to decide fate of land Ordinance: Arun Jaitley

 The suspense over fate of the Ordinance that amended the Land Acquisition Act continued today, with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley saying the Cabinet will take a call on it.