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Amended Land Acquisition Bill passed by Parliament

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New Delhi: The path-breaking Land Acquisition Bill was on Thursday one step short of becoming a law with Parliament giving its approval to it.
Lok Sabha passed the amended version of the legislation,

Land Acquisition Bill passed by Rajya Sabha

New Delhi: The historic Land Acquisition Bill on Wednesday moved another step closer to becoming a law with Rajya Sabha approving the legislation which seeks to provide fair and just compensation to

AP state yet to start fodder centres


Anantapur: The AP state government has refused to set up fodder centres, in the district, even after the Anantapur joint collector, who is also the purchase committee chairman, has finalised tender

Telugu Desam to join stir on towers


Nellore: Power Grid Corporation and merchant thermal power plants came under fire for paying meagre compensation to the farmers towards installation of transmission towers in their agriculture lands.

Farmers up in arms over water

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Chennai: As reports about Cauvery monitoring committee (CMC) meeting in New Delhi on Thursday reached the state capital, thousands of farmers started from delta districts towards the city to fight fo

Extend loans to poor, bankers told

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Vijayawada: Several MLAs expressed ire over bankers not sanctioning loans to farmers and the poor. In the district-level review committee meeting of bankers here on Friday, both the Congress and the

VK Singh backs farmers' body opposing sugar decontrol


Former Army Chief V.K. Singh on Friday backed a farmers body's demand for rejection of the Rangarajan Committee report on freeing the sugar sector and threatened to gherao Parliament next month if it

Bankers asked to speed up loan disbursement

With banks providing less than 10 per cent of the budget target as loans to 1 lakh tenant farmers in the state so far this fiscal, Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy on Friday asked bankers to improv

K’taka to file new river plea

Even as the Supreme Court declared that its direction to Karnataka to implement the decision of the Cauvery River Authority (CRA) to release 9,000 cusecs of water to Tamil Nadu till October 15 would

Cauvery water row: Manmohan Singh to meet Karnataka leaders on Monday

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will meet political leaders from Karnataka on Monday over the Cauvery water dispute.

External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna, Power Minister Veerappa Moily, BJP leader An

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