Mar 20, 2021 09:33 PM IST
The SKM, an umbrella body of over 40 farmers'' union leading the farmers'' agitation, alleged that the ECAA allows "unlimited private hoarding and black marketing".
- Mar 20, 2021 06:29 PM IST
In its report tabled in the Lok Sabha on March 19, the Standing Committee on Food chaired by TMC leader Sudip Bandyopadhyay recommended the government to "implement the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020 in letter and spirit, and without let or hindrances so that the farmers and other stakeholders of farming sector in this country receive the benefits intended under the said Act".
- Mar 10, 2021 08:47 PM IST
"We will observe a complete Bharat bandh on March 26, when our protest against the three farm laws completes four months. The peaceful bandh will remain effective from morning till evening," farmer leader Buta Singh Burjgill said.
- Feb 28, 2021 04:55 PM IST
While addressing the Kisan Mahapanchayat in Meerut, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal accused the Centre of orchestrating the violence on the Republic Day at the Red Fort in New Delhi.
- Feb 25, 2021 05:59 PM IST
Tomar also added that the government has held 12 rounds of talks with the farmers and they are ready to talk with them anytime.
- Feb 21, 2021 05:17 PM IST
The resolution was passed in the first meeting of the BJP's new set of national office-bearers, and it was chaired by party chief J P Nadda.
- Feb 19, 2021 03:43 PM IST
The Commissioner also denied any possibility of an intelligence failure regarding the violence that ensued during the tractor rally in Delhi on January 26, Republic Day.
- Feb 13, 2021 08:39 PM IST
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has said the state will bring a law for recovery of damages to public property from protesters.
- Feb 12, 2021 06:11 PM IST
Rating agency ICRA estimates about 52 toll plazas located at National Highways in Punjab, Haryana and Delhi-NCR have been hit; estimated damage Rs 600 crore
- Feb 06, 2021 07:34 PM IST
Farmers at Ghazipur on the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border have started planting flower saplings along a road stretch, saying it was their response to 'iron nails' fixed in the area by the police. Stringent security measures like multi-layered barricading, concertina wires, had come up along with iron nails cemented on roads around the protest site in the wake of the January 26 violence in Delhi.
- Feb 05, 2021 06:04 PM IST
The farmers' union has clarified that no roads will be blocked in the Delhi NCR region. They have also made it clear that they only wish for a peaceful demonstration.
- Feb 04, 2021 05:25 PM IST
On February 2, farmer unions announced a countrywide 'chakka jam' that would take place on February 6 where they would block national and state highways for three hours.
- Jan 27, 2021 06:05 PM IST
The farmer died in Delhi after the tractor he was driving overturned at ITO. The protesters, however, alleged that the police had fired at him while he was chasing them.
- Jan 20, 2021 05:45 PM IST
The farm unions raised the issue of NIA notices being sent to those supporting the agitation and the arrests of protesting farmers in Haryana, accusing the government of trying to intimidate the protestors.
- Jan 19, 2021 06:54 PM IST
On January 18, the Supreme Court declined to pass any order on a plea by Delhi Police seeking an injunction against farmers’ unions from causing any disruption to the Republic Day celebrations in the national capital.
- Jan 13, 2021 05:56 PM IST
Eight rounds of talks have failed to break the deadlock, the two sides are next due to meet on January 15.
- Dec 16, 2020 08:48 PM IST
The party now says it is not against private entities getting producers from farmers.
- Nov 20, 2020 01:50 PM IST
While the Punjab government says that the industry alone had already suffered losses to the tune of Rs 30,000 crore, the Railways said it has incurred losses to a tune of Rs 2,220 crores due to not being able to load 3850 freight trains and cancellation and diversion of 2,352 passenger trains for 55 days since the agitation began.
- Oct 21, 2020 12:14 PM IST
Opposition MLAs from Shiromani Akali Dal, Aam Aadmi Party and Lok Insaaf supported the bills in Punjab Assembly.
- Oct 13, 2020 06:25 PM IST
The Congress, many other opposition parties and several farmers organisations have been protesting against these legislations, claiming these will harm the interests of farmers and benefit corporates, a claim denied by the government.
- Oct 07, 2020 10:36 AM IST
Chhattisgarh Agriculture Minister Ravindra Choubey said that the state will bring separate notifications to nullify the impact of the Centre's farm laws.