Once this bill is passed in the Rajya Sabha, the government is likely to take the amended bill back to the Lok Sabha on Friday to get it passed.
24 Lok Sabha MPs — including five ministers — were hauled up for being absent in the House when the crucial land bill was passed last week.
However, the fate of the Land Bill is still uncertain since the opposition, which has majority in RS, is opposed to it on the grounds that it is ‘anti-farmer’.
Sharad Yadav rejected characterisation of his comments as being sexist or offensive, rebuffing widespread condemnation of his remarks on those very grounds.
Government has decided to defer its plans of bringing The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Bill.
As per the rules, the motion for sending a bill to a select committee can be moved by any member. The panel will have proportionate representation of the House.
Release embarrassment for BJP since it is a part of the coalition regime in Jammu & Kashmir.
Govt will introduce Bills, including the Insurance Laws (Amendment) Bill and the Coal Mining (Special Provisions) Bill, in the Lok Sabha this week.
The FM came prepared with a lapel mike strapped to his blue shirt, and the orator in him was on full display as he quoted couplets and took a political dig at Opposition Congress.
Both the government and the BJP are leaving no stone unturned to bust 'myths' about the Bill, including the charge that it is anti-farmer.
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