Rahul Gandhi's pet project runs into pet-plot hurdle

LANDING IN TROUBLE Saubhadra Chatterji / Semrota (uttar Pradesh) August 22, 2008, 1:01 IST Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee and Bhupinder Singh Hooda should take heart. They are not alone in facing political storms over their governments' land acquisition efforts. Congress' star general secretary, Rahul Gandhi, too, got the rough edge of his constituency's tongue when, during a free-wheeling interaction in Amethi, his voters berated him for eyeing their land, even if for development.