Dec 22, 2020 01:37 PM IST
The editorial in the Marathi daily said farmers from Punjab did not flinch even when PM Modi reached the gurdwara, "turning his back towards the Sikh peasants protest", and continued with their demonstration.
- Dec 22, 2020 11:28 AM IST
Efforts are underway by the unions to draw support from farmers in other states like Bihar for their demand to enact a law assuring Minimum Support Price as the protest at the border points have been going on for almost four weeks now.
- Dec 21, 2020 04:11 PM IST
The survey showed that more than majority of the respondents believe farmers can get better prices under the new laws and they were in support of reforms and modernisation of Indian agriculture.
- Dec 21, 2020 01:43 PM IST
Backing the farm laws, PM Modi also added that with the improved physical and digital infrastructure, farmers can have a better market for their products, helping the entire rural economy reach a new high.
- Dec 20, 2020 07:13 PM IST
Farmers' bodies have claimed that over 30 farmers participating in the stir have died so far due to different reasons including heart attack and in road accidents.
- Dec 20, 2020 05:00 PM IST
Thanjavur (TN), Dec 20 Union Minister VK Singh on Sunday said the on going protests by farmers against the three Central farm laws was "more polit..
- Dec 20, 2020 04:49 PM IST
Speaking to reporters, Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Ajay Kumar Lallu also said that the party will continue its fight for farmers until the laws are withdrawn.
- Dec 19, 2020 10:43 PM IST
The government has issued an e-booklet in English and Hindi highlighting the success stories of farmers who have benefited from the reforms enacted in September.
- Dec 19, 2020 01:37 PM IST
Speaking at an Assocham convention, PM Modi highlighted reforms spanning from the manufacturing sector to labour to say India has during the last six years emerged as the world's preferred destination for investment.
- Dec 17, 2020 09:28 PM IST
An official of the Madhya Pradesh Public Relations Department on Thursday said the PM would address the farmers in the state around 2 pm.
- Dec 16, 2020 08:48 PM IST
The party now says it is not against private entities getting producers from farmers.
- Dec 16, 2020 05:40 PM IST
Multiple pleas have been filed in the top court seeking a direction to authorities to immediately remove the farmers, saying commuters are facing hardships due to the road blockades and the gatherings might lead to an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases.
- Dec 16, 2020 05:04 PM IST
The Shiv Sena leader said the protesters are India's own farmers and the government should have a dialogue with them.
- Dec 16, 2020 11:39 AM IST
The senior leader and former BJP President also said that remarks made by international entities on this issue were unjustifiable and uncalled for as India never interfered in internal matters of other countries.
- Dec 15, 2020 08:06 PM IST
Addressing a press conference at Singhu Border, farmer leader Jagjeet Dallewal said, "The government is saying 'we won't repeal these laws', we are saying we will make you do it." "The fight has reached a stage where we are determined to win no matter what," he said.
- Dec 15, 2020 07:50 PM IST
The former finance minister said it is obvious that any agreement between farmers and the government will necessarily require a new bill to be passed by Parliament.
- Dec 15, 2020 04:49 PM IST
PM Modi was speaking after laying foundation stones of a desalination plant, a hybrid renewable energy park, and a fully automated milk processing and packing plant in his home state Gujarat.
- Dec 15, 2020 04:17 PM IST
Assocham President Niranjan Hiranandani said, "The size of the combined economies of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and J&K is about Rs 18 lakh crore. With the ongoing farmers' agitation and blockade of roads, toll plazas and railways, the economic activities have come to a halt."
- Dec 14, 2020 03:45 PM IST
Speaking at the annual FICCI AGM, which was held virtually, senior congress leader called upon the government to be more generous in giving out money to all sections affected by the coronavirus pandemic, especially the poor, and provide more stimulus to help revive the economy.