India's Modi to dilute pro-business changes to land bill

March 10, 2015 10:25 AM

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India's Modi to dilute pro-business changes to land bill

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's government sought on Tuesday to break a political deadlock over reforms that would make it easier to buy land, in a test of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ability to steer his business-friendly agenda through parliament.

In a day of hectic parliamentary dealings, leaders from Modi's ruling party proposed changes to soften the impact of the reforms in an attempt to secure the passage of a law that would replace a temporary government order now in force.

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