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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.

Key Economic Bills passed in 2015

Key Economic Bills passed in 2015

Here are the Key Economic Bills passed in 2015.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Consensus may emerge on land acquisition bill: Jaitley

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Land bill not to affect real estate developers: CREDAI

The proposed Land Acquisition Bill would in no way impact the real estate sector in the country, CREDAI said Friday.

PM Modi to hold NITI Aayog's Governing Council meet today

PM Modi to hold NITI Aayog's Governing Council meet today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to discuss the contentious land acquisition bill with the chief ministers at NITI Aayog's Governing Council meeting on Wednesday.

PM Modi calls NITI Aayog's Governing Council meet Wednesday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to discuss the contentious land acquisition bill with the chief ministers at NITI Aayog's Governing Council meeting Wednesday.

PM Modi effective but graft, land bill, inflation remain: Survey

Seventy-two percent of the people feel satisfied with the performance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, according to a survey on one year of his government, but the majority also sees no let-up in graft, and more seem opposed to than supportive of his controversial land acquisition bill.

Joint Committee fastest route to get land bill through: FM Jaitley

Having being forced to refer the contentious land acquisition bill to a Parliamentary panel, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Thursday said a Joint Committee of Parliament is the fastest route to getting the changes approved.

Indian economy being driven to serve corporate interests: Bhushan

Charging that the economic system of the country was being "driven" to serve the interests of the corporate sector, noted lawyer Prashant Bhushan Sunday hit out at the Narendra Modi government over its new Land Acquisition Bill.

30 crore landless people to get jobs once land bill is passed: FM

About 30 crore landless people will get employment in the industrial corridors following amendments to the land acquisition bill, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Wednesday.