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.
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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
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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.
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.
Congress is holding a Kisan Mazdoor Samman Rally at the Ramlila Ground in New Delhi on 19 September to greet farmers and party workers.
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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.
The ordinance also made significant changes in the Land Acquisition Act including removal of consent clause for acquiring land for five areas.
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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’.
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.
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.
The meeting of the Joint Committee of Parliament on the land bill was on Tuesday postponed for six days following demand from Congress.
Government on Tuesday expressed readiness to accept recommendations of the Parliamentary panel on land, which restored provisions of the UPA law.