Sonia Gandhi watches Manmohan Singh greet Rahul Gandhi after Mr Gandhi was appointed vice-president of the Congress—PTI

Sonia Gandhi watches Manmohan Singh greet Rahul Gandhi after Mr Gandhi was appointed vice-president of the Congress—PTI

Sonia Gandhi watches Manmohan Singh greet Rahul Gandhi after Mr Gandhi was appointed vice-president of the Congress—PTI

It has now become apparent to the Narendra Modi government that the manner in which it sought to amend the law relating to acquisition of land is not politically feasible.

If a law has not worked well on the ground, do you toss it out or try and improve its implementation?