The Lok Sabha tonight okayed a new farmer-friendly land acquisition Bill that promises to address landowners’ concerns as regards relief and rehabilitation.

Industry says legislation will increase cost and timeframe for setting up new enterprises

The Lok Sabha on Thursday adopted with an overwhelming majority a more consultative process of acquiring land — but also more rigorous and time-consuming — to replace an antediluvian law dating back to 1894. The Bill was passed with 216 votes in favour and 19 against it.

The long-pending Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Bill was passed by the Lok Sabha on Thursday night after Union Minister for Rural Development Jairam Ramesh assured the House that

Union Minister for Rural Development Jairam Ramesh has stressed upon the need to consult with local MPs while implementing various centrally sponsored schemes like Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana

The Bill will replace a law enacted in 1894 during British rule

The Lok Sabha on Thursday started debating the Land Acquisition and Rehabilitation Bill that seeks to give fair compensation to those who lose their land.
The Bill will replace a law enacted in 1894 during British rule.

As the Land Acquisition Bill renamed as 'The Right To Fair Compensation And Transparency In Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation And Resettlement Bill 2012’ is all set to be tabled in Parliament today,

Rural Development Ministry would join hands with a leading defence research organisation to push eco-friendly bio-toilets in villages in four states where the menace of open defecation remained una

The United Progressive Alliance government has cleared .

The Union Cabinet on Thursday cleared amendments to the Land Acquisition Bill to accommodate Opposition views.

Expressing concern over the latest poverty figures, a Parliamentary panel has asked the government to set up of a joint mechanism comprising states, central departments and Planning Commission for