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'No way' will govt manage to push land Bill in RS: Congress

'No way' will govt manage to push land Bill in RS: Congress

02 Apr 2015

New Delhi: Throwing down the gauntlet to the ruling NDA, Congress said that the land Bill was a "make or break" issue for it and "in no way" would the government be able to push it in Rajya Sabha as the opposition parties remained united in their stand against it.    

Land Bill,   RS,   Rajya Sabha,   Congress,   NDA,   Land ordinance,   Land acquisition bill ,  
PM Modi shares web link on Varanasi

PM Modi shares web link on Varanasi

02 Apr 2015

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared on social media the link to a specially-created page on his website dedicated to his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi.

PM Modi,   Varanasi,   Narendra Modi,   Lok Sabha,   PMO,  
Land bill: Government indicates working on regional parties' support

Land bill: Government indicates working on regional parties' support

01 Apr 2015

Sonepat: Government on Wednesday indicated that it is working on the support of regional parties for the passage of the controversial land bill in Rajya Sabha where the ruling NDA lacks numbers as there was no sign of let up in Congress' opposition to the law.

Modi Government,   Regional parties,   land bill,   Rajya Sabha,   NDA,   Congress,   Birender Singh,  
US Senator Menendez indicted for corruption

US Senator Menendez indicted for corruption

02 Apr 2015

Washington: US Senator Robert Menendez has been indicted on charges of public corruption, following a two-year federal investigation into his ties to a friend who contributed large sums to his  re-election campaign.

Robert Menendez,   US Senator corruption charges,   public corruption,   re election campaign,  
Nigeria <strong>election</strong>: Buhari wins by 2.57 million votes

Nigeria election: Buhari wins by 2.57 million votes

01 Apr 2015

Abuja: Main opposition candidate Muhammadu Buhari won Nigeria's presidential election by 2.57 million votes, according to official results announced on Wednesday.

Nigeria election,   Buhari wins,   opposition candidate won,   PDP,  
Congress Lok <strong>Sabha</strong> Whip seeks clarity on farmers loan scheme

Congress Lok Sabha Whip seeks clarity on farmers loan scheme

01 Apr 2015

Kochi: Farmers face uncertainty over the Centre's interest subvention scheme which enabled them to avail short-term crop loans at lower interest rate, says a former Congress union minister from Kerala.

Congress Lok Sabha Whip,   farmers loan scheme,   interest subvention scheme,   K C Venugopal,  
Centre's land bill not against public welfare: AIADMK

Centre's land bill not against public welfare: AIADMK

30 Mar 2015

Chennai: Facing opposition flak for supporting Centre's controversial Land bill in the Lok Sabha, ruling AIADMK on Monday denied that the legislation was against the welfare of people and insisted that party Chief Jayalalithaa will not back any move which is inimical to people's interests.

Land bill,   AIADMK,   Lok Sabha,   Rajya Sabha,   Jayalalithaa,   Tamil Nadu Chief Minister ,   O Panneerselvam,  
Government to repromulgate Land Ordinance; <strong>Rajya</strong> <strong>Sabha</strong> to be prorogued

Government to repromulgate Land Ordinance; Rajya Sabha to be prorogued

27 Mar 2015

New Delhi: Battling strident opposition to the Land bill in Rajya Sabha where it lacks numbers, Government today decided to prorogue the Rajya Sabha and repromulgate the Land Ordinance, which lapses on April 5.

Land Ordinance,   Rajya Sabha,   Land bill,   Cabinet Committee,  
Back land bill in national interest: Gadkari tells Sonia

Back land bill in national interest: Gadkari tells Sonia

30 Mar 2015

New Delhi: Road and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday urged Congress president Sonia Gandhi to consider the land acquisition bill in the national interest and not on political grounds.

Land Bill,   Road and Transport Minister,   Nitin Gadkari,   Sonia Gandhi,   Rajya Sabha,  
Not making it 'prestige' issue: Government on Land Ordinance

Not making it 'prestige' issue: Government on Land Ordinance

28 Mar 2015

Varanasi: Even as it looked set to re-promulgate the Land Acquisition Ordinance, government on Saturday insisted that it was not making it a "prestige" issue and was willing to have a discussion with opposition parties to sort out differences.

Prestige issue,   Government,   Land Ordinance,   Arun Jaitley,   Land Acquisition Bill,   Opposition,   development,   Rajya Sabha ,  

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