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Anna Hazare to launch 1100 kms padyatra from Wardha to Delhi

Veteran social activist Anna Hazare has announced a 1,100-km padyatra (foot march) to put pressure on the Central government against 'anti-farmer' provisions in the Land Acquisition Act.

Land Bill 2015 to take care of all farmers' concerns

Union Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilizers Hansraj Ahir, who had fought for the cause of farmers against Land Acquisition Act, 1894, claimed here today that Land Bill 2015 would take care of all aspects pertaining to farmers.

Only corporates have benefitted from BJP rule: CPI

The CPI on Friday lashed out at the BJP-led NDA government at the centre, saying that only big corporates have benefited from its nine-month rule and nothing had been done for the upliftment of poor and downtrodden.

Land Ordinance: Govt considering representations from stakeholders

Under fire from the Opposition on the Land ordinance, government on Thursday said it is considering a number of representations from stakeholders expressing concerns on the interests of the farmers on the provisions of the law.

'BJP trying to revert back to Land Acquisition Act of 1894'

Former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Wednesday lashed out at the BJP-led Central government for allegedly trying to revert back to the "exploitative" Land Acquisition Act, 1894 enacted by the Britishers, saying it will not be allowed at any cost.

LJP seeks clarity over some provisions of Land Acquisition Act

The chorus against the land acquisition law within NDA grew louder on Wednesday with Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan-led LJP voicing concern over some provisions and demanding more clarity from the government.

Govt trying to 'mislead' people on Land Act: Anna Hazare
Govt trying to 'mislead' people on Land Act: Anna Hazare

Social activist Anna Hazare, who is spearheading agitation against amendments in the Land Acquisition Act, Wednesday rubbished Government's claim that these were more "effective" and "farmer-friendly", saying it was trying to mislead the people.

Engine of growth needs to restart in country: Venkaiah Naidu

Hitting out at opposition protests against the Land Acquisition Ordinance , Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday said the engine of growth needs to restart in the country.

Amit Shah forms panel to seek farmers' suggestions on land act

BJP president Amit Shah on Tuesday formed an eight-member committee to seek farmers' suggestions on the proposed land acquisition legislation which has been stoutly opposed by several farmers' organisations.

Youth Congress to protest against land acquisition ordinance

The state wing of Indian Youth Congress will hold a protest against the controversial land acquisition ordinance and gherao Rajasthan Assembly on February 28, demanding withdrawal of any amendment in the existing act brought out by previous UPA government.

PM firm on changes in Land Act, says Opposition spreading 'myths'

Amid stiff opposition to government's move to amend Land Acquisition Act, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday made it clear that there was no going back.

Copies of ordinances including land acquisition act tabled in Lok Sabha

The NDA government Monday tabled copies of six ordinances, including the contentious one amending the land acquisition act, in the Lok Sabha.

Anna Hazare protests against land ordinance at Delhi's Jantar Mantar

Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare began a two-day protest against Modi government's controversial Land Acquisition Ordinance at Jantar Mantar on Monday - the day when Budget Session of the Parliament also commenced.

Hazare to meet Kejriwal over Land ordinance

Veteran social activist Anna Hazare and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will meet in Delhi tonight in the backdrop of the agitation against the Land ordinance.

Congress to protest against land ordinance tomorrow

 Congress will hold a protest here tomorrow against the ordinance brought by the BJP-led Centre making changes in the land acquisition act.

NDA government is working against toiling masses, says CPI(M)

CPI(M) General Secretary Prakash Karat on Saturday attacked the NDA government for "amending" Land Acquisition Act and hiking FDI in insurance sector through ordinance route, alleging that it was pro-corporate and anti-people.

TNCC to protest amendments to Land Acquisition Act

The Tamil Nadu Congress Committee on Sunday decided to stage protests against the Centre for approving amendments to the Land Acquisition Act, which it termed as "anti-farmer".

RLD to launch awareness march against ordinance on land acquisition

Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) will launch a public awareness march in Uttar Pradesh against the "anti-farmers" ordinance brought in by the BJP-led Central government to make changes in Land Acquisition Act.

Gogoi's move to reject Land Acquisition Act 'political': Gowda

Law Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Tuesday criticised Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi over his decision not to implement the recently amended central Land Acquisition Act and termed it as a "political" move.

Anna Hazare to launch Lokpal stir; flays Modi Govt on black money

Social activist Anna Hazare on Wednesday said he will launch a fresh stir on the Lokpal issue even as he criticised the Narendra Modi government for its "failure" to bring back black money stashed away abroad and said that people will teach it a lesson for the "fraud" done on them.