Jan 03, 2021 01:31 PM IST
The Congress has been seeking the repeal of the three new farm laws, alleging that they will ruin farming and the farmers. The Congress is also supporting the farmers’ agitation against the legislations.
- Jan 03, 2021 11:31 AM IST
Farmer leader Abhimanyu Kohar, who is a member of Sankyukt Kisan Morcha, said on Sunday that farmers have waterproof tents but they cannot protect them from biting cold and waterlogging.
- Jan 02, 2021 02:34 PM IST
Addressing a press conference, farmer leader Darshan Pal Singh said their proposed parade will be called "Kisan Parade" and it will be be held after the Republic Day parade.
- Dec 31, 2020 07:04 PM IST
Moving the resolution, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan alleged that the central laws have been amended to help the corporates.
- Dec 30, 2020 08:09 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi is currently abroad visiting an ailing relative and also meeting his maternal grandmother.
- Dec 30, 2020 07:09 PM IST
Sources present at the venue said that Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, Food and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal and Minister of State for Commerce Som Parkash joined the farmer leaders to share their langar food during the break.
- Dec 30, 2020 05:54 PM IST
According to a press release, the chief minister directed that farmers’ produce be procured without any delay and, if required, additional arrangements should be made for it.
- Dec 30, 2020 04:43 PM IST
Commenting on farmer leaders' meeting with the Centre over the laws on Wednesday, former Union minister and Akali Dal’s Bathinda MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal said they shouldn't fall into “trap” of extended meetings, “which yield nothing”.
- Dec 29, 2020 05:19 PM IST
Farmers from various parts of the country have been camping at different border points of Delhi for over a month now to demand repeal of the three agri laws, which were voted through in Parliament in September amid strong protests by opposition parties.
- Dec 28, 2020 08:16 PM IST
Narendra Singh Tomar also asserted the Modi government will not take any decisions detrimental to the poor and farmers.
- Dec 28, 2020 05:05 PM IST
Kamal Haasan was responding to a question on the more than a month-long farmers' protest in Delhi, where ryots mainly from Punjab and Haryana have held ground demanding repealing of Centre's three farm laws.
- Dec 28, 2020 04:10 PM IST
A senior Punjab state police official said the power supply was disrupted to several telecom towers in the state, mainly ones owned by Jio, the telecommunications arm of Reliance Industries.
- Dec 27, 2020 07:40 PM IST
In his second visit to the Singhu border, where thousands of farmers are protesting against the laws since November last week, Arvind Kejriwal said, "I challenge any Union minister to have an open debate with the farmers and it will be clear how beneficial or harmful these laws are."
- Dec 27, 2020 03:28 PM IST
This thali bajao protest was initially introduced by the PM where he had asked the people of the country to clap, beat steel plates, and ring bells during the 'Janata curfew' on March 22 to express gratitude towards those risking their lives and working tirelessly during the coronavirus outbreak.
- Dec 27, 2020 02:12 PM IST
The farmers had reached Singhu border over a month ago.
- Dec 26, 2020 07:38 PM IST
The former Chief Minister however felt that there has to be a proper coordination between the Centre and the protesters for this to happen.
- Dec 26, 2020 04:49 PM IST
According to farmer union leaders, peasants from various places including Sangrur, Amritsar, Tarn Taran, Gurdaspur and Bathinda districts were headed towards Singhu and Tikri borders.
- Dec 23, 2020 08:51 PM IST
All India Kisan Sabha leader Hannan Molla claimed the government wanted to tire the farmers out so that the protest would end.
- Dec 23, 2020 07:38 PM IST
The minister said any agitation can be resolved only through dialogue as has been the case always in history and urged the protesting unions to fix a date and time for the next round of talks.
- Dec 23, 2020 04:35 PM IST
“It is being said repeatedly said that the Minimum Support Price (MSP) will not be abolished but farmers are still getting misled on this. It is being said again and again that the ‘mandis’ will not end. The prime minister has said mandis are being connected with technology, but farmers are being misled on this as well. What kind of politics is this?” Yogi Adityanath said.
- Dec 23, 2020 01:51 PM IST
Talking to reporters on the occasion of the National Farmers' Day, Sanjay Raut, without taking any names, alleged that attempts are being made to weaken cultivators to benefit some industrialists.
- Dec 23, 2020 12:04 PM IST
Various farmers' organisations are protesting against the Centre's three new farm laws, terming the legislations as "anti-farmers".
- Dec 22, 2020 07:17 PM IST
The minister said the agriculture sector is the backbone of the Indian economy and the Narendra Modi government is focusing on doubling farmer's income by 2022.
- Dec 22, 2020 06:59 PM IST
The session would not be held on Wednesday, as proposed by CPI-M led LDF government, since the Governor did not accord sanction, the sources told PTI.
- Dec 22, 2020 06:25 PM IST
As farmer protests continue, we look at some of the underlying challenges and issues surrounding India’s agriculture sector and why farm reforms are imperative.