13 May 2015
New Delhi: The Budget session of Parliament concluded on Wednesday with passage of record official business in recent years but the government failed to ensure passage of the controversial Land Acquisition Bill as also key reform measure of GST amid stiff resistance from opposition.
11 May 2015
New Delhi: With no consensus in sight and the government facing a number crunch in the Rajya Sabha, the contentious land bill may be referred to a joint committee of both Houses of Parliament and the GST bill to a select committee of the Upper House.
13 May 2015
New Delhi: Rajya Sabha on Wednesday approved a bill to amend the Companies Act with an aim of promoting ease of doing business with as Finance Minister Arun Jaitley saying the law will be reviewed further by an expert committee to be set up shortly to see where the "shoe pinches".
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.
06 May 2015
New Delhi: Rajya Sabha on Wednesday unanimously passed a historic bill to operationalise the Land Boundary Agreement with Bangladesh that provides for exchange of territories to settle the 41-year border issue.
29 Apr 2015
Mumbai: NCP President Sharad Pawar on Wednesday said his party will not support the land ordinance in its present form as it does not favour removal of several crucial clauses and will vote against it in the Rajya Sabha.
08 May 2015
New Delhi: Acrimony and clashes inside the House do not impact the bonhomie among members of Parliament belonging to different political parties, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said.
08 May 2015
New Delhi: Rajya Sabha proceedings were disrupted by repeated adjournments on Friday following uproar by Congress, demanding the resignation of Union Minister Nitin Gadkari following a CAG report alleging irregularities involving loan extended to his family-linked Purti group.
12 May 2015
New Delhi: Fending off shattered image of governance that was battered with serials of scams and scandals during the UPA establishment and taking the challenge of blitzkrieg of people’s high expectations, the NDA government completes its one-year tenure with rolling out many schemes and plans that have changed the outlook of India and perception of people towards the system. In no-holds-barred interview with Dainik Jagran, (Senior Executive Editor Prashant Mishra and National Chief Of Bureau Rajkishor) Modi spoke at length on myriad of issues ranging from controversial Land Acquisition Bill, foreign policy, Parliamentary affairs, economic growth, poverty, price rise, education, minority, Ganga to completing one year in office. Excerpts:
27 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Opposition members in Rajya Sabha on Monday sought to corner the government on the new land bill, specially the consent clause, as the government said it was not possible to return 50 per cent of developed land to farmers after acquiring it.