Tag: Farm Bills

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 […]