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Earlier this month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in an address to the nation, had announced that the laws will be repealed.

  • Monday, 29 November 2021
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.

  • Wednesday, 24 November 2021
Rajya Sabha Passes Two Agriculture Reform Bills Amid Pandemonium

New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha on Sunday passed two agriculture-related Bills amid a pandemonium due to protests by opposition members. The Upper House gave the nod to The Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020, and The Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill, 2020, as opposition […]

  • Monday, 12 April 2021
Watershed Moment For Indian Agriculture: PM Modi Hails Passage Of Farm Bills

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday described the passage of two farm sector bills as a “watershed moment” in the history of Indian agriculture, asserting that they will ensure a complete transformation of the farm sector and empower crores of farmers. In a series of tweets after Rajya Sabha passed the bills by […]

  • Monday, 12 April 2021
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Rajya Sabha Mayhem: Rajnath Singh Slams Opposition, Says Farmers Being Misled

New Delhi: The government fronted six of its top ministers to launch a scathing attack on the opposition on Sunday as Rajnath Singh said the behaviour meted out to the Deputy Chairperson of the Rajya Sabha was not just “unprecedented” but “shameful”. He also said that as far as the no confidence motion against Harivansh […]

  • Monday, 12 April 2021
'Black Day' For Parliamentary Democracy, Says Congress

New Delhi: Responding to the ministers’ press briefing led by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on the agri Bills, the Congress called the behaviour of the government as a “black day” in Indias democratic history. Addressing the press conference, Congress leaders K.C. Venugopal ,Randeep Surjewala ,Shaktisinh Gohil, Rajeev Satav, and Partap Singh Bajwa said that the […]

  • Monday, 12 April 2021
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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 […]

  • Monday, 12 April 2021
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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 […]

  • Monday, 12 April 2021
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 […]

  • Monday, 12 April 2021
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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 […]

  • Monday, 12 April 2021
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 […]

  • Monday, 12 April 2021
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 […]

  • Monday, 12 April 2021
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 […]

  • Monday, 12 April 2021
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 […]

  • Monday, 12 April 2021
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 […]

  • Sunday, 11 April 2021