JD(U) digs in heels, says won't support Land Bill in present form

Amidst efforts by the NDA government to reach out to regional parties for securing their support for the controversial land Bill, JD(U) on Sunday said that no member of the Janata Parivar would support the proposed law in its present form.

CPI(M) flays Centre for delay in finalising Puducherry plan

CPI(M) on Friday slammed Chief Minister N Rangasamy and BJP-led NDA Government at the Centre for the `delay' in giving nod for finalising the size of the 2015-16 plan for the union territory which has forced presentation of vote on account by the territorial government.

Jairam Ramesh trashes PM's defence of Land Acquisition Bill

Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for claiming that amendments in 13 laws under Land Acquisition Bill were brought by NDA to provide for compensation and described the Centre as anti-farmers.

Land ordinance likely to be allowed to lapse on April 5

Government is likely to allow the controversial land ordinance to lapse on April 5 amid stiff opposition by many political parties and activists who have stepped up campaign against the measure.

Land Bill: Congress should apologise for false claims, says BJP

BJP on Monday asked the Congress leadership to apologise to the nation for making "false and baseless" allegations against Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the land Bill, which it said the NDA government had to bring to rectify the "mistakes" in the last legislation.

Obstructionism can create only sadistic thrill, says Arun Jaitley
Obstructionism can create only sadistic thrill, says Arun Jaitley

As a united Opposition continued protests against the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) over the land bill, union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday asked them not to obstruct or delay reforms process.

Karunanidhi to lead DMK protest against Land Bill

DMK president M Karunanidhi will lead the party's protest against the NDA's Land Acquisition Act here on Friday.

PM Narendra Modi's brother attacks BJP government

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's younger brother Prahlad on Tuesday lashed out at the BJP government at the Centre, saying it has "failed" to live up to peoples' expectations and lacked will to resolve their problems.

Opposition calls budget anti-poor, pro-corporate

Opposition on Monday slammed the NDA government's first full fledged budget saying it against the poor and the middle class and largely favours the corporates.

Paradigm shift in development process of Arunachal Pradesh: Rijiju

Development has begun in Arunachal Pradesh with a paradigm shift in the development process by Prime Minister Narendra Modi led NDA government, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju said here on Sunday.

J&K govt submits detailed report on Masarat Alam issue to Centre
J&K govt submits detailed report on Masarat Alam issue to Centre

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday sent a detailed report to the Centre on the controversial release of separatist leader Masarat Alam, a day after BJP sent a stern message to its alliance partner PDP.

Why be in an NDA which does not deliver: YSR Congress asks TDP

The main opposition YSR Congress attacked the ruling Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly on Tuesday for allegedly failing to deliver on promises made during bifurcation of the erstwhile undivided state, though TDP is part of the NDA.

Congress to vote against Land Acquisition Bill if Govt does not drop changes

Toughening its stand, Congress on Monday decided to vote against against controversial Land Bill in Lok Sabha tomorrow if Government does not withdraw changes or refuses to send it to the Standing Committee.

Govt to set up network of monitoring stations along Ganga

The government has sanctioned a project for the setting up of a network of 113 real-time water quality monitoring stations at critical locations along the Ganga river, Rajya Sabha was informed on Monday.

NDA govt to implement good policies of UPA regime: Suresh Prabhu

The NDA government will carry forward and implement the "good" policies and rail projects of the UPA regime, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said in Lok Sabha on Monday.

Opposition free to give suggestions in Parliament over land bill: Radha Mohan Singh

 Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Monday said the opposition is free to give suggestions in Parliament if it thinks that the Land acquisition Bill is not good for farmers.

Nagaland lynching case: Northeastern activist says govt failing to protect its citizens

Expressing shock over the recent thrashing of a 21-year-old Assamese student, writer-activist Binalakshmi Nepram on Monday criticized the BJP-led NDA Government for failing to protect the citizens of this country.

President's Address: Govt faces embarrassment in RS, Opposition amendment passed

Government on Tuesday faced an embarassment in the Rajya Sabha when an amendment moved by the opposition to the President's Address over corruption and black money was passed.

PM Modi defends amended Land Bill; says committed to bringing back black money

If SIT on black money was set up during UPA regime, illegal transactions would have stopped by now. The SIT was not set up then in order to protect some people.

Paswan seeks Nitish's apology for criticising Union Budget

Observing that the Centre has offered a slew of bonanza to Bihar in the Union Budget for 2015-16, Union Minister Ramvilas Paswan on Sunday sought Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's apology for his diatribes against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.