Land Acquisition Bill

Telangana Assembly passes Land Acquisition Bill

Telangana Assembly on Wednesday passed a new bill for land acquisition by tweaking the central government`s Land Acquisition Act, 2013.

Dec 28, 2016, 19:04 PM IST
Key Economic Bills passed in 2015

Key Economic Bills passed in 2015

Here are the Key Economic Bills passed in 2015.

Dec 16, 2015, 17:09 PM IST
BJP brings out booklet titled 'Family Greed and National Blackmail' on National Herald case

BJP brings out booklet titled 'Family Greed and National Blackmail' on National Herald case

The Congress had accused the Central government of practising "vendetta politics" and has alleged that the National Herald case against Sonia and Rahul Gandhi is part of the conspiracy.

Dec 11, 2015, 20:06 PM IST

Term of Parliament joint panel on land bill extended

 The Lok Sabha on Monday gave another extension to a joint committee looking into the land bill as Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said the government will consider the panel's report before taking a final view on the proposed legislation.

Nov 30, 2015, 20:24 PM IST
Details out: What Rahul Gandhi did during his two-month-long sabbatical

Details out: What Rahul Gandhi did during his two-month-long sabbatical

As per a report, the Congress MP travelled to four Southeast Asian nations between February-April 2015.

Nov 25, 2015, 10:30 AM IST

Land bill: Opposition members in joint panel want PM's explanation

Opposition members in the joint committee of Parliament examining the contentious Land Acquisition Bill on Monday demanded calling Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a witness, an idea opposed by the ruling BJP and ally Shiv Sena.

Nov 23, 2015, 17:18 PM IST

Consensus may emerge on land acquisition bill: Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday hinted at a possible consensus on land acquisition bill.

Nov 04, 2015, 21:28 PM IST

Facing Rajya Sabha hurdle for key legislations, Govt calls for redefining of Upper House's role

The government, which could not pass key legislations due to number crunch in Rajya Sabha, Wednesday called for re-defining the role of the Upper House and state Legislative Councils, an issue which had kicked up a political row last month.

Sep 30, 2015, 20:55 PM IST

Coal India may revise Rs 60,000-crore capex: Bhattacharya

Coal India Ltd, which had estimated a capital expenditure of Rs 60,000 crore to ramp up production to 908 million tonnes, may have to revise it in view of the proposed Land Acquisition Bill.

Sep 23, 2015, 22:36 PM IST

Will go ahead with land bill if JCP favours it, says Union Minister

Union Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh on Saturday attacked Congress for putting hurdles in country's progress by opposing NDA's land bill and said the government will not "hesitate" to go ahead with the legislation again if the committee, formed to look into the amended bill, favours it.

Sep 19, 2015, 17:37 PM IST
EC rejects grand alliance plea seeking ban on PM Modi's 'Mann Ki Baat'

EC rejects grand alliance plea seeking ban on PM Modi's 'Mann Ki Baat'

The Election Commission on Friday rejected a plea of grand alliance of Congress, RJD and JD-U) seeking a temporary ban on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Mann Ki Baat' program, until the Bihar Assembly Elections conclude on 8 November.

Sep 18, 2015, 16:21 PM IST

Anna Hazare suspends October 2 hunger strike in New Delhi

Social activist Anna Hazare on Saturday said he has decided to suspend his agitation scheduled on October 2 in New Delhi as the Central government allowed the Land Ordinance to lapse and implemented the `One Rank, One Pension` (OROP) for ex-servicemen.

Sep 12, 2015, 15:11 PM IST

Cong to hold 'Samman' rally over Land Bill 'withdrawal' in Haryana

Hitting out at the Centre over its "anti-farmers policies", Congress on Wednesday said it will hold 'samman' rally over "withdrawal" of Land Acquisition Bill by the NDA government, at Panipat on September 20.

Sep 09, 2015, 22:22 PM IST

Sena hails govt decision not to re-promulgate land ordinance

Welcoming the Centre's decision not to re-promulgate the land ordinance, NDA constituent Shiv Sena today termed it as "victory" of farmers and said had the Bill been passed, it would have given industrialists a "wholesale" license to trade the fertile land of farmers.

Sep 01, 2015, 12:39 PM IST

Decision not to re-promulgate land ordinance no setback: Govt

The government on Monday asserted that the decision not to re-promulgate the land ordinance was "no setback" for it and rejected Congress' charge of a "U-turn" on the issue.

Aug 31, 2015, 20:06 PM IST

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Aug 27, 2015, 09:51 AM IST

Land Bill: Farmers' bodies meet Centre, discuss grievances

Various farmers' unions put forward their suggestions and grievances regarding the controversial Land Bill in a meeting called by the Central government.

Aug 22, 2015, 19:19 PM IST

Land bill not to come before Parliament before Winter Session

The contentious land acquisition bill will not come to Parliament before the Winter Session, with the Joint Committee of Parliament examining the measure today deciding to seek more time to finalise its report after Congress and TMC sought more time to study certain clauses.

Aug 10, 2015, 11:03 AM IST

Preparations have begun for anti-land bill and OROP rally in Delhi: Anna Hazare

Veteran social activist Anna Hazare on Saturday said preparations have begun for his rally in Delhi on October 2 over the contentious Land Acquisition Bill and the implementation of the One Rank One Pension (OROP) for defence personnel.

Aug 08, 2015, 11:38 AM IST
Modi govt ready to accept recommendations of Parliamentary panel on land bill

Modi govt ready to accept recommendations of Parliamentary panel on land bill

Government on Tuesday expressed readiness to accept recommendations of the Parliamentary panel on land bill, which restored provisions of the UPA law, insisting that it was not a climbdown as it was always open to changes on which there is consensus.

Aug 04, 2015, 14:53 PM IST