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Tag: Farm Laws

Stakes Are High For BJP In 5 State Assembly Polls
Stakes Are High For BJP In 5 State Assembly Polls

The BJP is campaigning aggressively to gain political ground in Punjab after its alliance came to an end with Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) in 2020 on controversial three farm laws.

Union Minister Clarifies, Says No Plan To Bring Back Farm Laws
Union Minister Clarifies, Says No Plan To Bring Back Farm Laws

Stating that the Swaminathan Committee report was submitted in 2006 but the then Congress government sat on the report instead of implementing the recommendations therein, Tomar said.

Aerial Welcome For Farmers
Watch: Aircraft Showers Flowers On Farmers Returning Home

An aircraft on Saturday (Dec 11) showered flower petals on farmers as they reached the Shambhu border (Punjab-Haryana border) after ending their year-long agitation in Delhi over farm laws. The aircraft was reportedly arranged by a Non-Resident Indian to accord the farmers for their ‘victory’.

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Farmers Leave Borders
Farmer Agitation Suspended: Farmers Vacate Delhi Borders

After being stationed for more than a year, farmers have started vacating Delhi borders where following the suspension of their agitation against the three farm laws.

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Emotions Run High As Farmers Bid Farewell To Singhu Protest Site
Emotions Run High As Farmers Bid Farewell To Singhu Protest Site

Farmers, mainly from Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, had gathered here in large numbers on November 26 last year to protest against three central farm laws and demand their withdrawal.

Farm Laws Repeal Act 2021 Gets Presidential Assent
Farm Laws Repeal Act 2021 Gets Presidential Assent

Farmers across the country under the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) banner had been agitating since last one year demanding repeal of the three farm laws and legalising minimum support price (MSP) among other issues.

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Parliament Passes Bill To Repeal Three Farm Laws

Tomar moved the motion and said while moving the bill for passage that the three laws were brought for the benefit of farmers.

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.

Majority Say Protests On Farm Laws Were Politically Motivated
Majority Say Protests On Farm Laws Were Politically Motivated

When asked if Modi, like he did with the Land Acquisition Bill in 2015, succumbs to pressure when he is accused of being pro-business, 36.3 per cent of NDA supporters disagreed, while 43 per cent said a thumping yes.

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Chief Mayawati
It's Better Late Than Never: Mayawati On Centre's Decision To Repeal Three Farm Laws

Attacking the Congress in a tweet, the BSP chief said, "The country has suffered a lot in the past especially in the Congress government under (Prime Minister) Indira Gandhi. But, hope that the situation like in the past does not arise again."

Cong To Celebrate 'Kisan Vijay Diwas' Nationwide On Saturday
Cong To Celebrate 'Kisan Vijay Diwas' Nationwide On Saturday

In a letter to the party's state unit chiefs, All India Congress Committee General Secretary, K.C. Venugopal said that the celebration on the repeal of all three farm laws by the Central government should reach out to the people and a 'Kisan victory rally' will be organised.

Who Said What
BJD & Congress Reaction On Repeal Of Farm Laws

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Friday announced that the government would be withdrawing the farm laws which the farmers had been protesting against for more than a year now. The decision was welcomed by the Odisha Chief Minister and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) President, Naveen Patnaik.

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Why PM Modi repealed farm laws
Repeal Of Three Farm Laws: Costly Trade-Offs

The trade-off behind this decision seems to be made on two critical aspects. The first and the more obvious reason seems to be the real politic based reasons with elections in Punjab and UP round the corner. The second and more significant reason seems to be the scary disconnect that the protests had created between the people of Punjab and particularly the Sikh population and the government.

BJD, Cong In Odisha Welcome Withdrawal Of Three Farm Laws
BJD, Cong In Odisha Welcome Withdrawal Of Three Farm Laws

Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing the nation on the occasion of Gurpurab festival, announced the repealing of the Farm laws, bringing smile on the faces of farmers who had been protesting against those for nearly a year.

Farm Laws SCRAPPED !!
Modi Govt To Repeal 3 Farm Laws, PM Urges Farmers To Withdraw Protests

The three farm laws which caused a huge uproar among farmers across the country will be WITHDRAWN. Addressing the nation today, PM Narendra Modi said that the government has decided to repeal all three farm laws.

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PM Narendra Modi
We Have Decided to Repeal Three Farm Laws: PM Modi

Addressing the nation on the occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti, the prime minister said the three laws were for the benefit of farmers but "we couldn't convince a section of farmers despite best efforts".

Farmers Protest
SC Notice To Farmer Leaders, Groups On Plea Against Road Blocks

On September 30, the Supreme Court had emphasised that roads cannot remain blocked perpetually and asked the Centre, what steps has it taken to remove the road blockade by farmers, protesting against three agriculture laws, at Delhi borders.

MO BUS STOPPED!
Bharat Bandh: Protestors Forcibly Stop MoBus In Bhubaneswar

These visuals show the effect of Bharat Bandh organized by the Samyukt Kisan Morcha today. Here, some protestors stopped a MoBus from plying at Bhubaneswar's Master Canteen area.

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Bharat Bandh
Bharat Bandh For Farm Laws: Impact In India & Odisha

On the first anniversary of the enactment of the three farm laws by Central government, Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), a coalition of farmers' unions, is observing a Bharat Bandh today till 4PM demanding repeal of farm laws.

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Bharat Bandh
Bharat Bandh On September 27: Kisan Morcha, Traders Body, Bank Officers Union, Political Parties To Protest Against Farm Laws & Other Policies

Over a hundred organisations in India including national political parties and several trade unions are likely to join the Bharat Bandh, called by the Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) on September 27.

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Supreme Court
Farm Laws: SC-Appointed Panel Member Says Report 100% In Favour Of Farmers

While suspending the implementation of the three farm laws, the Supreme Court had constituted a Committee on 12th January 2021, to which Ghanwat was nominated as a member to represent the farming community.

Rahul Gandhi
Rahul Gandhi Drives Tractor To Parliament, Demands Withdrawal Of 3 Farm Laws

Rahul Gandhi drove a tractor to Parliament with a big boarding demanding repealing of three farm laws.

Samyukta Kisan Morcha
Farmers To Protest At Raj Bhavans On June 26 Against Farm Laws

The protest by the farmers against the new farm laws introduced by the Central government has been nearing 200 days and in order to intensify their agitation, the farmers have announced a sit-in at Raj Bhavans across the country on June 26.

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False Narratives On Farm Laws, CAA To Create Political Instability: PM Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday that “false narratives” about his government are spread as part of a big conspiracy to create political instability in the country,…

Bharat Bandh: Rail, Road Transport Likely To Be Affected In Parts Of Country
Bharat Bandh: Rail, Road Transport Likely To Be Affected In Parts Of Country

New Delhi: Rail and road transportation services are likely to be affected and markets may remain closed in parts of the country on Friday as farmer unions protesting against the three agri laws have called a complete ‘Bharat Bandh’, even as it will not be observed in four poll-bound states and Puducherry. According to the […]

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