27 May 2015
New Delhi: Amendments in the Land Acquisition Bill in the interest of farmers, poor, village and nation will be accepted, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday asserting that along with GST bill the measure will be passed by Parliament in "a matter of time".
22 May 2015
New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday exuded confidence that Land Bill will be passed in the next Parliament session, saying "the numbers are very clear".
24 May 2015
New Delhi: As the Modi government completes one year in office, India Inc expects major initiatives in the next two quarters along with forward movement in key sectors like road, power, coal, non-renewable energy, mainly led by public sector investment, industry body Assocham said on Sunday.
11 Aug 2014
New Delhi: With Rahul Gandhi’s uproar in the Lok Sabha over the demand of a discussion on the recent spate in communal incidents in the nation still fresh in minds, the Lower House will hold a discussion on the Communal Violence Bill today. All eyes will be set on the Congress vice president and his course of action on the issue in the Parliament.
05 Dec 2013
New Delhi: Pitching for the safe passage of Communal Violence Bill in the current session of Parliament, Minorities Affairs Minister K Rahman Khan on Thursday said that it is not a divisive Bill and efforts are on to arrive at a consensus on the issue.
07 May 2014
New Delhi: Minorities Affairs Minister K Rahman Khan has blamed the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) for stalling the Communal Violence Bill and stopping it from becoming a law before the Lok Sabha elections.
02 Dec 2013
Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Monday voiced her strong opposition to the Prevention of Communal (Access to Justice and Reparations) Bill, 2013, saying it trampled on the authority of the states.
08 Feb 2014
New Delhi: Under attack from Opposition over the Communal Violence Bill, Law Minister Kapil Sibal on Saturday defended it, saying that the proposed law is not violative of the country's federal structure and is required, as several state governments have been accused of shielding those guilty of targetted violence.
19 May 2015
New Delhi: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday ruled out going back on the Land Bill but said the government is open to incorporate more amendments which are in the interest of farmers. Gadkari alleged that Congress is opposing the bill for political reasons as part of its agenda to spread disinformation against the government.
18 Dec 2013
Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has supported the Communal Violence Bill, but insisted on a political dialogue with states before finalising the legislation.