29 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Shiv Sena today dismissed suggestions that it was siding with the opposition on the Land Bill to corner the government, but said it has given amendments to the measure in the larger interest of farmers.
26 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Alleging "political opportunism" behind Rahul Gandhi's tirade against the land bill, Government today hinged hopes on a "consensus" in the Joint Committee of Parliament for passage of the contentious measure and claimed Congress alone is insisting on zero amendment in the 2013 law.
28 Jul 2015
New Delhi: NDA constituent Shiv Sena, which has reservations on the Land Bill, today huddled with Opposition parties to work out a strategy to thwart the proposed changes in the 2013 Act which are up for consideration before a Joint Committee of Parliament.
15 Jul 2015
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today demanded that the amended Land Acquisition Bill be withdrawn in favour of the original 2013 legislation even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached out to parties to end the deadlock over the Bill.
25 Jul 2015
New Delhi: With the deadline of the Parliamentary panel on land nearing to a close, at least three opposition parties including Congress have decided to seek total withdrawal of NDA's contentious land bill.
16 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Land should not be acquired without the consent of farmers and land owners, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said and proposed that the social impact assessment clause should apply to all acquisitions.
27 Jul 2015
Mumbai: Jewellery firm Rajesh Exports today fully acquired Switzerland-headquartered gold refinery Valcambi for USD 400 million (approx Rs 2,560 crore) in an all cash deal.
17 Jul 2015
Jaipur: Sharpening his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Land Bill, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi today said farmers will reduce his '56-inch chest' to '5.6 inches' in six months and not an inch of land will be ceded.
30 Jul 2015
Ahmedabad: Following the Supreme Court's directive, a medical team here this evening gave permission for termination of a minor rape victim's 25-week-old pregnancy though the law allows abortion only until the 20th week.
30 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Indian hockey captain Sardar Singh today conceded that constant changing of coaches is never easy to deal with but insisted that his team's prospects in the upcoming foreign assignments and next year's Olympics won't be affected by the recent developments.