08 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Hopeful of bringing the opposition on-board to get the much-debated land legislation passed, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday said the government is not averse to more changes to the Bill.
04 Apr 2015
Chandigarh: Describing Land Acquisition Bill as the 'Sanjeevni' (a life-infusing plant) for the party, Congress on Saturday said it was opposed to the amendments brought by the Centre due to its principles and was not guided by political compulsions.
01 Apr 2015
New Delhi: With the land bill facing stiff resistance from its rivals, BJP on Wednesday asked the parties opposing it to “open up their mind”, saying the amendments brought by it are a “dream come true” for ordinary citizens as it will push rural growth and create jobs.
31 Mar 2015
Teen Bigha: The government on Tuesday appealed to the Opposition to support the land acquisition bill and help in its passage in Parliament while amendments in the interest of farmers could be taken up later.
28 Mar 2015
Jammu: Accusing the Centre of "hatching a conspiracy to promulgate a new ordinance" on land acquisition by proroguing Rajya Sabha, CPI(M) on Saturday said it would think of supporting the bill only if amendments proposed by the party are incorporated.
11 Mar 2015
New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Tuesday adopted nine amendments moved by the government to the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (Amendment) Bill, 2015.
21 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Seeking to further ease compliance requirements for corporates, the government has amended certain rules pertaining to e-voting, powers of board, and debenture issues.
10 Mar 2015
New Delhi: The government on Tuesday indicated its willingness to incorporate more changes into the Land Bill in order to address the concerns raised by opposition parties even as it has already agreed to make at least six amendments in its proposal.
25 Feb 2015
New Delhi: NDA constituent Shiv Sena, who is also part of the Modi government, on Tuesday night made it clear it will not support the land acquisition law in its present form.
11 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Government will consider trade unions' reservations on a proposal that would enable the Centre to reduce or waive off mandatory PF contributions by employees in certain cases.