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Monthly Archives: February 2015

AAP victory rattles BJP in Haryana - Gobind Thukral


The stunning victory of Aam Aadmi Party or the common man’s party in Delhi has clearly emboldened the dissidents amongst the ruling BJP leaders in Haryana. A section of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party MLAs that have been voicing their concern over the ‘lack of performance’ of the Khattar government in muted voices, are now   coming in the open.  This pack of legislators is led by five time MLA and now minister for health and sports, Anil Vij. He has begun using his twitter handle rather imaginatively much to the embarrassment of chief minister Manohar lal Khattar. On BJP’s humiliating loss in the Delhi polls, Vij has chastised not only […]

By Gobind Thukral |February 26, 2015| Southasiapost | 0 Comments

Loot of land - Gobind Thukral

How the NDA changed the law without the approval of the Parliament

Withdraw Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Ordinance   The NDA government in a single fast stroke has deprived the farmers in India of their legitimate property rights. It did not wait even for a parliamentary approval and brought in an ordinance to drastically change ‘The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act 2013’. Citizen’s Initiative, a Chandigarh based organisation has lamented   that the government led by Narendra Modi in order to please the industrialist lobby hurriedly threw away without debate or discussion a progressive land acquisition legislation that had replaced the colonial Land Acquisition Act of 1894. That draconian land law had troubled the people, […]

By Gobind Thukral |February 5, 2015| Southasiapost | 0 Comments