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Parliamentary panel gets sixth extension on Land bill after many states failed to furnish vital details
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Parliamentary panel gets sixth extension on Land bill after many states failed to furnish vital details

The Joint Committee of Parliament that is examining the contentious land bill was granted a sixth extension of its term for over four months on Wednesday on grounds that several states are yet to furnish details to it on a clause relating to compensation.

Uncluttered for once: Why Rahul Gandhi’s oratory in Bengaluru is marked improvement from before
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Uncluttered for once: Why Rahul Gandhi’s oratory in Bengaluru is marked improvement from before

Ridiculed by the Opposition for his drab speeches and ineffective political rallies for long, Rahul Gandhi seems to be finally getting it right. Bengaluru was witness to a resurgent Rahul.

Winter Session: To push GST, Modi govt should do away with its majoritarian attitude
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Winter Session: To push GST, Modi govt should do away with its majoritarian attitude

The winter session is critical for the government both on the economic and political front. It is a test of Modi’s political dominance post the massive defeat in Bihar

From stock market to critical reform bills: Why Bihar poll outcome holds the key
Business

From stock market to critical reform bills: Why Bihar poll outcome holds the key

From an economic perspective the elections become important as they could be the guiding forces for what happens in the course of this year as well as the future

India is certainly not an investors' heaven yet; PM Modi has miles to go to make it one
Business

India is certainly not an investors' heaven yet; PM Modi has miles to go to make it one

One of the big reasons why India looks better and a bright spot in the world economy is because the rest of the world is slowing; not necessarily because we are doing exceedingly well.

It’s not only about land, it’s about dignity of farmers too: Rahul Gandhi at Kisan Samman Rally
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It’s not only about land, it’s about dignity of farmers too: Rahul Gandhi at Kisan Samman Rally

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday sought to highlight the emotional connect between farmers and their land by terming land as their "second mother". He said his party’s fight was not only about land, but also about the dignity of those dependent on agriculture for survival.

Attacking PM Modi, Congress says will take fight on land bill to states
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Attacking PM Modi, Congress says will take fight on land bill to states

Charging that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has "no time" to meet farmers and hear their woes, Congress on Sunday said it would take the fight on the "anti-farmer" land bill to the states.

PM Modi talks about democracy, but forgets farmers, says Rahul
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PM Modi talks about democracy, but forgets farmers, says Rahul

Congress is holding a Kisan Mazdoor Samman Rally at the Ramlila Ground in New Delhi on 19 September to greet farmers and party workers.

Land bill defeat shows that Modi now needs to lead from the front
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Land bill defeat shows that Modi now needs to lead from the front

Even the ablest leader needs competent generals to win a war. Narendra Modi's cabinet needs better talent - especially in finance, the most crucial portfolio

Land ordinance to lapse: PM Modi's promise of jobs, Make in India to be hit
Business

Land ordinance to lapse: PM Modi's promise of jobs, Make in India to be hit

A Land Acquisition Act which discourages land acquisition cannot be of much help to an economy which needs to create jobs for 13 million individuals entering the work force every year.

Land bill: NDA may favour withdrawal of contentious amendments
Economy

Land bill: NDA may favour withdrawal of contentious amendments

The ordinance also made significant changes in the Land Acquisition Act including removal of consent clause for acquiring land for five areas.

Why both Modi and Kejriwal are misinterpreting their massive mandates
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Why both Modi and Kejriwal are misinterpreting their massive mandates

The Indian public is slowly again losing faith in politicians, a faith that was temporarily restored when Modi and Kejriwal were given massive mandates. The mandate was for more honest politics, not more unbelievable promises and freebies

Why Jaitley should not give too much weight to Moody's moodiness
Business

Why Jaitley should not give too much weight to Moody's moodiness

We are now close to the ideal situation for revival but there are two things necessary for taking growth to another level beyond the 7 percent figure

Stalled reforms, broken promises: How will PM Modi give wings to his $75 bn UAE dream?
Business

Stalled reforms, broken promises: How will PM Modi give wings to his $75 bn UAE dream?

Modi has indeed made efforts towards easing the process of doing business but how much of these efforts have been absorbed by bureaucracy at lower levels is doubtful

The speech Narendra Modi should have made this Independence Day
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The speech Narendra Modi should have made this Independence Day

Here's the speech Narendra Modi should have made on this Independence Day.

'Phir se Nitish': How the JD(U)-RJD-Congress plans to counter BJP's Mission 182 in Bihar
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'Phir se Nitish': How the JD(U)-RJD-Congress plans to counter BJP's Mission 182 in Bihar

As Bihar prepares for a fierce political battle, the ‘grand alliance’ of the JD(U), RJD and Congress has launched an aggressive campaign to ensure that the BJP does not achieve its ‘Mission 182’.

GST more important than land bill, says Adi Godrej
Business

GST more important than land bill, says Adi Godrej

Godrej said things are looking better for the fast moving consumer goods sector which contributes the most to his group's revenues and added that the company has reported a 13 percent volume growth in the first quarter.

Govt made noise, later made U-turn and ran off: Rahul Gandhi on land bill
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Govt made noise, later made U-turn and ran off: Rahul Gandhi on land bill

Taking a swipe at the government over its U-turn on the land bill, Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said it "ran off" after "threatening" and shouting" in the face of resistance by the Congress.

Parliamentary panel on land bill postpones meet for 6 days due to suspension of Cong MPs
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Parliamentary panel on land bill postpones meet for 6 days due to suspension of Cong MPs

The meeting of the Joint Committee of Parliament on the land bill was on Tuesday postponed for six days following demand from Congress.

Readiness to accept recommendations of Parliament land panel not a climbdown: NDA
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Readiness to accept recommendations of Parliament land panel not a climbdown: NDA

Government on Tuesday expressed readiness to accept recommendations of the Parliamentary panel on land, which restored provisions of the UPA law.