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  • Government works on formal framework for public-private partnership in agriculture Jul 12, 2022 02:47 PM IST

    Government works on formal framework for public-private partnership in agriculture

    The government wants to partner with industry to create a PPP model which will not only be replicable and upscalable but also highly viable on a sustainable basis, Agri Ministry officials have said. The move to formally rope in more companies into the sector comes 6 months after the three controversial farm laws were repealed by the Centre under popular pressure.

  • Punjab elections 2022: Why haven't strong parties emerged from farmers' movements, even after three decades? Feb 21, 2022 02:14 PM IST

    Punjab elections 2022: Why haven't strong parties emerged from farmers' movements, even after three decades?

    Farmers may profit little from pledging their loyalty to one party alone; They stand to gain more working as persistent pressure groups

  • Budget 2022 | Finance Ministry plans $19-billion fertiliser subsidy: Report Jan 18, 2022 10:42 AM IST

    Budget 2022 | Finance Ministry plans $19-billion fertiliser subsidy: Report

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on November 19 that the government would repeal the disputed farm laws.

  • Record foodgrains production likely in 2022; farm laws repeal, price rise bitter pills for agriculture sector Dec 28, 2021 12:44 PM IST

    Record foodgrains production likely in 2022; farm laws repeal, price rise bitter pills for agriculture sector

    While soaring production of foodgrains that also helped the government provide free additional rations for COVID-hit poor families for many months together came as a relief, the passing year will be remembered for the long drawn farmers’ protest at Delhi borders against the three laws and subsequent repeal of the legislations.

  • Govt says no farmer died due to police action during farmers' protests Dec 10, 2021 03:33 PM IST

    Govt says no farmer died due to police action during farmers' protests

    In a written reply to the Rajya Sabha, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Friday said, "the subject of compensation, etc. to the families of the deceased farmers in the farmers movement is with the concerned state governments”.

  • In pics | Farmers start removing makeshift tents from Delhi border as year-long protest ends Dec 09, 2021 03:36 PM IST

    In pics | Farmers start removing makeshift tents from Delhi border as year-long protest ends

    Farmers have started vacating their protest site at Singhu on Delhi-Haryana border, ending their year-long agitation. The Samyukt Kisan Morcha, the umbrella body of 32 farmers' unions, announced the formal decision to end the stir on December 9.

  • Farmers call off year-long protest after Centre agrees to demands Dec 09, 2021 02:33 PM IST

    Farmers call off year-long protest after Centre agrees to demands

    The Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), the umbrella body of 32 farmers' unions, announced the formal decision to lift the year-long protest on December 9. The protesting farmers are expected to head home on December 11, though many have already started removing the makeshift tents on Delhi borders.

  • Kangana Ranaut's car stopped in Punjab, protesters seek apology for comments on farmers' stir Dec 03, 2021 06:10 PM IST

    Kangana Ranaut's car stopped in Punjab, protesters seek apology for comments on farmers' stir

    Kangana Ranaut was returning from Himachal Pradesh when this incident took place.

  • 3 farm laws stand scrapped as President gives assent to repeal Bill Dec 01, 2021 07:10 PM IST

    3 farm laws stand scrapped as President gives assent to repeal Bill

    The Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha had on November 29 passed the bill to repeal the three farm laws

  • Govt should give Rs 5 crore compensation to kin of farmers 'martyred': Manish Tewari Dec 01, 2021 03:06 PM IST

    Govt should give Rs 5 crore compensation to kin of farmers 'martyred': Manish Tewari

    Speaking in the Lok Sabha during the Zero Hour, the MP from Punjab’s Anandpur Sahib said it was because of the "historic" farmers’ movement that the three black farm laws have been taken back.

  • Bill to repeal farm laws to be brought in Rajya Sabha today itself: Pralhad Joshi Nov 29, 2021 01:15 PM IST

    Bill to repeal farm laws to be brought in Rajya Sabha today itself: Pralhad Joshi

    Pralhad Joshi also urged the opposition to allow the passage of the bill without any "ruckus and disturbance" in the Upper House.

  • Winter Session of Parliament | Bill to repeal Farm Laws to be introduced on the first day Nov 27, 2021 01:32 PM IST

    Winter Session of Parliament | Bill to repeal Farm Laws to be introduced on the first day

    The Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021 is one of the 26 Bills listed by the government in its agenda for the Winter Session of the Parliament that will be held between November 29 and December 23.

  • AAP govt supports demands of farmers: Arvind Kejriwal Nov 26, 2021 02:57 PM IST

    AAP govt supports demands of farmers: Arvind Kejriwal

    The Delhi Assembly on Friday passed a resolution seeking repeal of the three farm laws, compensation to families of over 700 farmers who died during protests and legal guarantee of minimum support price of crops.

  • Farmers in hundreds descend at Delhi-UP border on protest anniversary Nov 26, 2021 01:38 PM IST

    Farmers in hundreds descend at Delhi-UP border on protest anniversary

    Many of them brought along vegetables, sacks of flour and lentils, spices and cooking oil on their tractor-trollies, saying they have come prepared for a long haul.

  • Noida International Airport | PM Modi’s address focuses on infra push by "double-engine" govt , skips repeal of farm laws Nov 25, 2021 04:44 PM IST

    Noida International Airport | PM Modi’s address focuses on infra push by "double-engine" govt , skips repeal of farm laws

    The only time PM Narendra Modi mentioned farmers, in his 25-minute-long speech, was when he said how the local administration had ensured that the land owned by farmers was acquired seamlessly to pave way for ground-breaking of the Noida international airport.

  • Union Cabinet clears withdrawal of three farm laws ahead of Winter Session of Parliament Nov 24, 2021 01:21 PM IST

    Union Cabinet clears withdrawal of three farm laws ahead of Winter Session of Parliament

    After the cabinet nod, the government will now introduce the “The Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021” in Parliament during the Winter Session beginning on November 29.

  • SC-appointed panel member writes to CJI urging early release of report on farm laws Nov 23, 2021 03:04 PM IST

    SC-appointed panel member writes to CJI urging early release of report on farm laws

    Anil Ghanwat, also a senior leader of Shetkari Sangathan, said he will mobilise one lakh farmers and bring them to Delhi in the next couple of months demanding farm reforms.

  • BJP leaders should desist from making provocative statements on farm laws: Mayawati Nov 22, 2021 12:05 PM IST

    BJP leaders should desist from making provocative statements on farm laws: Mayawati

    Mayawati also demanded that besides the repeal of farm laws, the other demands of the protesting farmers should be met by the government so that they can return to their homes.

  • Farm Laws Scrapped | Chorus for repealing Citizenship Amendment Act gets louder Nov 22, 2021 11:51 AM IST

    Farm Laws Scrapped | Chorus for repealing Citizenship Amendment Act gets louder

    AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi warns of ‘Shaheen Bagh’ like protests if it did not withdraw the Citizenship Amendment Act.

  • Farmer unions put forth six demands, ask govt to resume talks; Mahapanchayat on MSP issue in Lucknow today Nov 22, 2021 07:51 AM IST

    Farmer unions put forth six demands, ask govt to resume talks; Mahapanchayat on MSP issue in Lucknow today

    The agitation spearhead, Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), also said the farmers would go ahead with their planned protests, including a mahapanchayat in Lucknow on Monday to press for a law on Minimum Support Price (MSP) and a march to Parliament on November 29 to observe one year of anti-farm law protests.

  • Farmers to proceed with planned march to Parliament on November 29: SKM Nov 21, 2021 03:13 PM IST

    Farmers to proceed with planned march to Parliament on November 29: SKM

    On the Centre's decision to withdraw the contentious farm laws, farmer leader Balbir Singh Rajewal said, "It was a good step, we welcome it. But a lot of things still remain."

  • Cabinet to discuss farm law withdrawal on November 24 Nov 21, 2021 02:55 PM IST

    Cabinet to discuss farm law withdrawal on November 24

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said on November 19, that his government will repeal the three contentious farm laws enacted by Parliament on September 17, 2020.

  • Rs 3 lakh ex-gratia to kin of 750 farmers who died during protest against farm laws: Telangana CM Nov 20, 2021 09:38 PM IST

    Rs 3 lakh ex-gratia to kin of 750 farmers who died during protest against farm laws: Telangana CM

    Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao also demanded the Centre to announce a Rs 25 lakh ex-gratia to families of the farmers who died during the protest.

  • Youth Congress files police complaint against Kangana Ranaut for 'seditious' remarks on social media Nov 20, 2021 08:20 PM IST

    Youth Congress files police complaint against Kangana Ranaut for 'seditious' remarks on social media

    Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement on November 19 that the Centre will repeal three contentious farm laws, Kangana Ranaut posted Instagram stories, saying India is a "Jihadist Nation" and calling for dictatorship in the country, the complaint by the youth wing of the Congress said.

  • Farm laws repeal: Motorists hope agony of taking detours to avoid blockade at border points will end Nov 20, 2021 05:57 PM IST

    Farm laws repeal: Motorists hope agony of taking detours to avoid blockade at border points will end

    Due to the stir, vehicles bound for Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir have to take an alternate route via the KMP Expressway due to the blockade at the Singhu border point.

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