New Delhi: The Congress may have threatened to protest NDA government’s Land Acquisition Bill, but most of the Congress-ruled states had in past expressed serious reservations on original Land Acquisition Act passed by the erstwhile UPA government in ... IndiaTV News, 1 month ago
MSG row: Unfortunate that govt is making it into UPA vs NDA issue, says Congress - IndiaTV News, 2 months ago
Govt brings up Anand Sharma's letter to check Congress offensive on land law - IndiaTV News, 4 weeks ago
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Here are 11 things we learnt about Rahul Gandhi’s style of functioning from former Union minister Jayanthi Natarajan’s November 2014 letter to Congress President Sonia Gandhi. On Friday, former environment minister Jayanthi Natarajan quit the Congress party, after mounting a scathing attack on Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, claiming that she followed his directions on environmental nod to projects but was "vilified, humiliated and sidelined" by the party high command -- ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago How They Brought India Down Open Magazine, 1 month ago Protecting the environment was a Herculean task: Jayanthi Natarajan Rediff.com, 1 month ago 'Suffocating atmosphere' in Cong forces Jayanthi Natarajan to quit Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor today termed the Indo-US nuclear deal as a “triumph” of the UPA’s policy and ridiculed the Narendra Modi government for celebrating something the BJP had disagreed when in Opposition.“It is particularly ...IndiaTV News, 1 month ago
Erode: Lambasting the erstwhile UPA and DMK governments for including bulls and cows in ‘cruelty to Animals Act’, BJP today also blamed the Dravidian party for not taking steps to get it removed despite being a UPA constituent, leading to a ban on ...IndiaTV News, 2 months ago
Accusing the NDA government of "hijacking" several of the UPA dispensation’s schemes, he says it has done such "political branding and repackaging very aggressively". Terming Modi as the 'guru of Madison Avenue' when it comes to packaging, marketing and ...Jagran Post, 1 month ago
Arun Jaitley raises allocation to rural jobs guarantee scheme by Rs 5,000 crore Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday accused the previous government of compromising with the quality of fiscal consolidation by postponing expenditure, saying the quality of the deficit was as important as its numerical figure. Replying to a debate in the Rajya Sabha on the government’s appropriation Bill, he said allocation to the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Scheme would be ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago Jaitley's speech peppered with digs at UPA rule Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago After Jayanthi Natarajan’s charge, FM Arun Jaitley seeks review of UPA projects IndiaTV News, 1 month ago
The opposition in Lok Sabha on Monday tore into the controversial land acquisition bill, saying its ‘draconian’ and 'anti-poor' provisions would have a deleterious effect on India's food security. The opposition members, ranging from the Congress and Trinamool Congress to the Left, Biju Janata Dal and the All India Anna Dravida Munetra Kazhagam, launched a tirade against the right to fair compensation and transparency in land acquisition, rehabilitation and resettlement (amendment) ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago PM firm on Land Act, orders MPs to 'bust the myths' Rediff.com, 1 month ago Why Jairam Ramesh is against the NDA land bill Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago Acquiring irrigated multi-crop land may become more difficult Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
Trial court summons Kumar Mangalam Birla as accused in the allocation of Talabira II coal block to Hindalco by the UPA govt The trial court’s order to summon former prime minister, Manmohan Singh alongwith Kumar Mangalam Birla, chairman of Aditya Birla group as accused on April 8 in the allocation of Talabira II coal block allocation to Hindalco is all set to result in an unprecedented legal fight. The Birlas will now have to battle it out in the court to prove that no undue favour was ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
Environment ministry readies draft to dilute tribal rights to help India Inc Image: After the Prime Minister’s Office overruled the tribal affairs ministry, the environment ministry has prepared a draft which will re-interpret the Forest Rights Act. Photograph: Reinhard Krause/Reuters After a lot of back and forth, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government is ready with a notification to dilute tribal rights that would make it possible for most industries to chop down traditional ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
In a strongly worded letter to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Congress’ Jairam Ramesh accused him of distorting facts. The FM while defending amendments in land reforms on Thursday had hinted that Ramesh, rural development minister in the United Progressive Alliance, had misled the Rajya Sabha. Ramesh wrote on Friday, “I disagree with many of your contentions but that is in the nature of political debate on such an important legislation with the BJP (and all other political ...Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
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