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Tag: Farm Bills

 Lok Sabha Passes Bill To Repeal Three Farm Laws
Lok Sabha Passes Bill To Repeal Three Farm Laws

Earlier this month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in an address to the nation, had announced that the laws will be repealed.

Cabinet Approves Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021: Sources
Cabinet Approves Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021: Sources

The new bill will now be introduced in the Lok Sabha for passage in the upcoming Winter session of Parliament beginning November 29.

Is Land Record A Hurdle To Direct MSP e-Payment To Farmers In Punjab?
Is Land Record A Hurdle To Direct MSP e-Payment To Farmers In Punjab?

New Delhi: In a move that ensures transparency in the system and serves the farmers’ needs, almost all the states have implemented direct MSP payment to the farmers for the crops procured from them, but Punjab is still not ready to introduce direct e-payment to the farmers bypassing the commission agents (Arhtiyas). The Punjab government […]

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Samyukta Kisan Morcha Calls For 'Bharat Bandh' On March 26

New Delhi: The Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), an umbrella body of farmer unions, on Wednesday called for a ‘Bharat Bandh’ on March 26, when their agitation against the three Central farm laws will complete four months on the borders of the national capital. As part of its next agenda and programme from March 15 to […]

Govt Offer On Farm Laws Made To Protesting Farmers Still Stands: PM Modi In All-Party Meeting
Govt Offer On Farm Laws Made To Protesting Farmers Still Stands: PM Modi In All-Party Meeting

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday told floor leaders of various political parties that his government’s offer on agri laws made to protesting farmers “still stands” and it was a “phone call away” for talks, days after violence broke out in parts of the national capital on Republic Day. Addressing these leaders at […]

New Farm Laws: Farmer Unions Announce Plan To March Towards Parliament On Budget Day
New Farm Laws: Farmer Unions Announce Plan To March Towards Parliament On Budget Day

New Delhi: Ahead of their proposed tractor parade on Republic Day, protesting farmer unions on Monday announced they will march towards Parliament from different locations on February 1 when the annual Union Budget is scheduled to be presented. Darshan Pal of the Krantikari Kisan Union said the protesting farmers remain firm in their stand of […]

Delhi Police Allow Farmers' Tractor Rally, Barricades To Open On Jan 26
Delhi Police Allow Farmers' Tractor Rally, Barricades To Open On Jan 26

New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Sunday said that after several round of talks with the farmers groups, it has permitted the tractor rally inside Delhi on January 26. Police has said that the barricades would be lifted at Singhu, Tikri and Gazipur borders on January 26 after the Republic Day parade is over and […]

We Will Celebrate R-Day In Delhi: Farmer Leader
We Will Celebrate R-Day In Delhi: Farmer Leader

Ghazipur: The farmers protesting against the new Central farm laws have announced a ‘Tractor March’ on Republic Day. On Monday, the Supreme Court heard the petition of the Delhi Police on the issue. The apex court said it is for the Delhi Police to decide whether it would allow the farmers to enter Delhi or […]

Govt-Farmer Unions Meeting: 9th Round Of Talks End Inconclusively, Next Round On Jan 19
Govt-Farmer Unions Meeting: 9th Round Of Talks End Inconclusively, Next Round On Jan 19

New Delhi: The ninth round of talks between the government and the agitating farmers ended inconclusively on Friday. The next round of meeting has been scheduled for January 19. Protesting farmer unions stuck to their demand for a complete repeal of three contentious farm laws at their ninth round of talks with three central ministers […]

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Farm Bills Have Potential To Represent Significant Step Forward For Agricultural Reforms In India: IMF

Washington: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) believes the farm bills passed by the Indian government have the potential to represent a significant step forward for agricultural reforms, a spokesperson of the organisation said here. There is, however, a need to strengthen the social safety net for those who might be adversely affected by the transition to […]

Farm Bills: How Congress Wants To Cash In Politically On Farmers Unrest
Farm Bills: How Congress Wants To Cash In Politically On Farmers Unrest

New Delhi: The Congress appears set to capitalise on the ongoing farmers agitation at Delhi’s borders against the farm laws. The situation appears to be volatile in Punjab and Haryana where the BJP is on the backfoot. On Sunday, for instance, the farmers did not allow Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar to land his […]

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Opposition Misleading Farmers On Farm Bills: BJP National VP Baijayant Panda

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The BJP national vice-president Baijayant Panda on Monday lashed out at the opposition parties for misleading farmers over the Farm bills and said that the new farm laws will give more options to farmers. “No farmer will ever suffer under the Narendra Modi government,” he said. The BJP government is not doing away […]

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Bharat Bandh Receives Lukewarm Response In Karnataka

Bengaluru: The ‘Bharat Bandh’ call given by nearly a dozen farmer Associations on Tuesday in protest against the three farm laws enacted by the Centre recently failed to evoke much response across Karnataka. Except minor incidents like farmer’s leaders asking shopkeepers to shutdown their establishments were reported from districts like Mandya, Hassan, Mysuru and other […]

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Dharmendra Pradhan Takes On Priyanka Gandhi In War Of Words On Farm Laws

New Delhi: Amid the ongoing agitation over farmers laws, on a day when Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi targeted the Modi government, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan launched a counter-attack on the Congress on Monday by bringing in the name of Robert Vadra. Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Monday reacted to the ongoing farmers agitation and […]

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Farmers Protest: Commuters hassled due to traffic jam on Delhi-Jaipur Expressway

New Delhi: Hundreds of commuters faced traffic snarls on the Delhi-Jaipur Expressway on Friday as Delhi Police put up roadblocks at the interstate border to stop farmers from entering the national capital to hold their protest against the three central agricultural laws. A large number of security personnel, including those from the central armed police […]

New Farm Bills: India's Farmers Truly Free For First Time In History, Says Smriti Irani
New Farm Bills: India's Farmers Truly Free For First Time In History, Says Smriti Irani

Gandhinagar: Union Minister for Textiles and Women and Child Development Smriti Irani said on Monday that after so many years of independence, it was now for the first time in the country’s history after the passing of the three farm Bills that the farmers of the country were free in the true sense and it […]

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Farm Bills: MSP Will Continue Like Before, Reiterates Dharmendra Pradhan; Opposition Fires Salvo

Bhubaneswar: Amidst the protest from the opposition and a section of farmer’s organisations across the State and the country, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday reiterated that farm bills are the need of the 21st century and the minimum support price (MSP) based procurement of agriculture crops from farmers will continue like before. While addressing […]

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Odisha Congress Up In Arms Demanding Roll Back Of Farm Bills

Bhubaneswar: As part of its nationwide movement against the passage of farm bills in the Parliament recently, the Odisha unit of the Congress on Monday staged a massive demonstration in Bhubaneswar. Several senior leaders of the party including former State PCC president, Jayadev Jena, Sarat Rout, Pradip Majhi and others took out a rally against […]

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Punjab Youth Cong Workers Set Tractor Ablaze Near India Gate, 5 Detained

New Delhi: A day after President Ram Nath Kovind signed the Agriculture Bill’s and made them laws, the Punjab Youth Congress workers on Monday set ablaze a tractor in the high security India Gate area to protest against the contentious legislation. About 10-15 Punjab Youth Congress activists arrived in the national capital in a truck […]

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President Ram Nath Kovind Gives Assent To 3 Contentious Farm Bills

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday gave assent to three contentious farm bills that have triggered protests by farmers especially in Punjab and Haryana. According to a gazette notification, the President gave assent to three bills: The Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020, The Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement […]

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BJP's Oldest Ally Shiromani Akali Dal Quits NDA Over Farm Bills

Chandigarh: The highest decision making body of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) core committee at its emergency meeting held here on Saturday night unanimously decided to pull out of the BJP-led NDA alliance because of the Centre’s stubborn refusal to give statutory legislative guarantees to protect the assured marketing of farmers’ crops at minimum support […]

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Farm Bills: Farmers To March Towards Lal Bahadur Shastri's Memorial On Oct 2

New Delhi: Farmers’ organisations have announced a ‘Bharat Bandh’ on Friday against the Farm Bills, which have been passed by Parliament. They have also decided to converge at the memorial of Lal Bahadur Shastri in Delhi on October 2 to register their protest. The protest against the Bills in Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and […]

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Farm Bills: Farmers Stage Protest Across Odisha, Demand Withdrawal Of Agriculture Bills

Bhubaneswar: Farmers from across Odisha today launched protests against the three Agriculture Bills passed during the monsoon session of the Parliament. Members of Rashtriya Kisan Mazdoor Sangathan On Friday staged protest in front of the AG Square in Bhubaneswar. However, police took them into preventive custody after the protestors tried to barge into the Loka […]

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Rajya Sabha Mayhem: Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu Suspends 8 MPs For Unruly Behaviour

New Delhi: Rajya Sabha on Monday suspended eight members, including TMC leader Derek O’Brien, a day after the House witnessed unprecedented unruly scenes by protesting opposition members during the passage of farm bills. Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu also rejected a notice for no confidence motion against deputy chairman Harivansh on the grounds that proper procedure […]

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Congress & BJD Oppose Farm Bills In Rajya Sabha; BJP Hails Passage, Calls Opposition 'Frustrated'

New Delhi/ Bhubaneswar: When Rajya Sabha Sunday passed the Farmers’ and Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020 and Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill, 2020, a massive uproar was seen due to unruly protest by Opposition MPs. Surprisingly, even the BJD opposed the Farm Bills citing […]

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