Jul 26, 2021 12:17 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi along with party MPs Pratap Singh Bajwa, Ravneet Singh Bittu and Deepinder Singh Hooda also carried banners and raised sloganss.
- Jul 20, 2021 05:44 PM IST
Rashtriya Kisan Mazdoor Mahasangh national president Shiv Kumar Kakka told PTI that every day from July 22, 200 farmers, wearing identification badges, will go to Jantar Mantar from the Singhu border to hold the protest.
- Jul 12, 2021 04:39 PM IST
New farm laws to boost competition; farmers can sell produce to corporates: CEA
- Jul 06, 2021 06:53 PM IST
The bills have provisions for higher than MSP rate for produce in farming agreement with traders, timely payment of dues, three-year jail term and Rs 5 lakh fine or both for harassment of farmers.
- Jun 22, 2021 03:34 PM IST
Ever since the three farm laws were enacted by the union government, the DMK had all along demanded the Centre to withdraw the laws, which are "against the interests of farmers," the Chief Minister said intervening his party MLA Tamizharasi, who spoke on the matter in the House.
- Jun 18, 2021 07:55 PM IST
Thousands of farmers are camping on Delhi's borders since last November, seeking withdrawal of the new agriculture laws.
- Jun 09, 2021 05:30 PM IST
Thorat said the draft law will be introduced in the monsoon session of the Maharashtra legislature beginning July 5.
- May 29, 2021 09:21 PM IST
The Centre has been maintaining that the new farm laws will free farmers from middlemen, giving them more options to sell their crops.
- May 24, 2021 03:47 PM IST
Farmers are camped out on Delhi's outskirts despite a great risk of infection to themselves, the joint committee of farmers organisations said in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to repeal laws to liberalise the farm sector.
- May 22, 2021 03:02 PM IST
SKM said that while the protesting farmers do not wish to expose anyone to the health hazards of the pandemic, it “cannot also give up on the struggle, as it is a matter of life and death, and also of future generations”.
- May 15, 2021 02:41 PM IST
In a virtual press conference, farmer leader Balbir Singh Rajewal appealed to people to raise black flags at their houses, vehicles and shops on May 26 to protest against the contentious farm legislations.
- Apr 29, 2021 04:37 PM IST
Indian Farmers are on track to gather a record 109 million tonnes this year, posing more headaches for a government that some experts say underestimated the strength of rural anger.
- Mar 26, 2021 01:59 PM IST
The "Bharat Bandh" called by the farmer unions began at 6 am.
- Mar 10, 2021 12:36 PM IST
Narendra Tikait, who does not hold any official position in Bharatiya Kisan Union, formed by his father in 1986, and mostly focusses on the family's farming activities but is as vocal on issues concerning farmers as his two elder brothers Naresh and Rakesh Tikait who are leading from the front in the agitation that has been continuing for more than 100 days.
- Mar 09, 2021 03:41 PM IST
"Farm laws aim at promoting agriculture marketing infrastructure and supply chains for efficiently connecting farm gates to markets for the benefit of farmers by encouraging investments," Narendra Singh Tomar said in his written reply to the Lower House.
- Mar 08, 2021 05:22 PM IST
Wearing bright yellow scarves representing the colour of mustard fields, the women took centrestage at one key site, chanting slogans, holding small marches, and making speeches through loudspeakers to target the laws.
- Mar 08, 2021 01:43 PM IST
Tikri border is one of the epicentres of the farmers’ protest against the new agriculture laws.
- Mar 04, 2021 12:35 PM IST
A day after income-tax raids at the homes and offices of Bollywood actor Taapsee Pannu, filmmaker Anurag Kashyap and others, Rahul Gandhi used the hashtag 'ModiRaidsProFarmers' with his tweet in Hindi to take a dig at the government.
- Mar 01, 2021 06:08 PM IST
The 80-year-old Farmer leader Balbir Singh Rajewal, a senior member of the Samyukta Kisan Morcha which is spearheading the agitation, said he will not go to vaccination centres to receive the jabs.
- Feb 26, 2021 11:25 AM IST
Simmering in makeshift camps housing tens of thousands of farmers since last year, the movement has seen a dramatic growth in recent weeks, getting backing from environmental activists, opposition parties and even A-list Western celebrities.
- Feb 24, 2021 08:18 PM IST
Naresh Tikait accused the BJP-led central government of being “stubborn” over the three new laws, which farmer unions want repealed.
- Feb 24, 2021 06:17 PM IST
The government and unions representing farmers, who have been camping at Delhi's border for about three months in protest against the three laws that they see will end state procurement of crops at MSP, have held 11 rounds of talks, the last being on January 22.
- Feb 24, 2021 01:02 PM IST
PM Modi also said that over the last seven years, the government has taken many initiatives for transforming agriculture.
- Feb 22, 2021 07:52 PM IST
Rakesh Tikait will address farmer rallies in Sheopur, Rewa and Dewas on March 8, MP BKU general secretary Anil Yadav told PTI.
- Feb 18, 2021 08:06 PM IST
Rakesh Tikait said the government should not be under the impression that the movement against the laws will end as farmers will go to their villages to harvest their crop.