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Tag: New Farm Laws

BJP, BJD Engage In War Of Words Over Farm Law Scrapping
BJP, BJD Engage In War Of Words Over Farm Law Scrapping

A war of words erupted in Odisha between the ruling BJD and Opposition BJP on Saturday over the three Farm laws, a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced to repeal the reforms.

 Varun Gandhi
Accept Farmers Demand On MSP, Movement Won't End Without It: Varun Gandhi To PM

Varun Gandhi also demanded that Rs 1 crore compensation be given to farmers martyred in this movement and that all "politically motivated false" FIRs against the protesting farmers be quashed.

Farm Laws Repeal: A Timeline Of Farmers' Year-Long Stir  
Farm Laws Repeal: A Timeline Of Farmers' Year-Long Stir  

The enactment of the laws saw a series of events including a year-long protest by farmers through harsh heat wave, cold as well as deadly Covid wave.

Odisha Lost A chance to Come Out Of Punjab Shadow!
New Farm Laws To Be Repealed: Know How Odisha Lost A Chance To Come Out Of Punjab Shadow!

Punjab procures 89.6% rice from mandis. But Odisha only 55%. Marginal farmers in Odisha account 74% farmland but it's only 2.3 % in Punjab. MSP is linked to yield rate. Punjab tops country, Odisha third from bottom

Supreme Court
Strangulated The City, Now You Want To Protest Inside: SC Asks Farmers' Group

The counsel for the farmers' organisation said the highways have been blocked by the police and "we have been detained", adding that his client was not part of the protest blocking the highways.

Tamil Nadu Urges Centre To Revoke 3 Farm Laws
Tamil Nadu Urges Centre To Revoke 3 Farm Laws

Stalin had urged former Chief Minister K. Palaniswami to convene a special session of the state Assembly to pass a resolution for revoking the laws.

Rajnath Singh Defends Farm Laws But Says Ready For Talks If Any Clause Against Farmers' Interest
Rajnath Singh Defends Farm Laws But Says Ready For Talks If Any Clause Against Farmers' Interest

Addressing the gathering for a state-level Annapurna programme under the Prime Minister Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana through online mode on Thursday, Singh lauded the Narendra Modi government for taking steps for the welfare of farmers.

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar
Govt Open To Talks With Farmers On 3 Farm Laws, Says Tomar

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said this in a response to a starred question in Lok Sabha.

Govt Ready To Amend New Farm Laws: Agri Min Narendra Singh Tomar
Govt Ready To Amend New Farm Laws: Agri Min Narendra Singh Tomar

New Delhi: Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Saturday said the government is ready to amend three new farm laws to respect the sentiments of protesting farmers, even as he attacked opposition parties for doing politics on this issue at the cost of agriculture economy and by hurting farmers’ interest. Addressing the 5th national convention […]

Farmers Can Withdraw From Contract At Any Point: Agri Minister Tomar
Farmers Can Withdraw From Contract At Any Point: Agri Minister Tomar

New Delhi: Amid the Opposition’s continuous attack on the government in Parliament over the farmers protests, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Tomar on Friday said that as per the Centre’s three new farm laws, the farmers can terminate their contract at any time and can withdraw from their agreement without any penalty. Earlier in the day, […]

Farm Laws: 16 Opposition Parties To Boycott President's Address
Farm Laws: 16 Opposition Parties To Boycott President's Address

New Delhi: Sixteen political parties have decided to boycott President Ram Nath Kovind’s address to a joint session of Parliament on January 29 on the issue of farm laws. Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad on Thursday said, “The only issue of the boycott is farm laws and 16 parties have decided to jointly boycott […]

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 […]

Home Min Amit Shah Asserts, 'New Farm Laws Will Enable Farmers To Increase Their Income'
Home Min Amit Shah Asserts, 'New Farm Laws Will Enable Farmers To Increase Their Income'

Bagalkot (Karnataka): Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday asserted that the three farm laws enacted by the Centre recently would enable farmers to increase their income manifold, as they will be able to sell their produce anywhere in the country to anyone for the highest price. “The farm laws will help farmers to increase […]

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 […]

Samyukta Kisan Morcha
Govt-Farmer Unions Meeting: 9th Round Of Talks Tomorrow

New Delhi: The ninth round of talks between the government and protesting farmer unions will take place on Friday as scheduled. Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said the Centre is looking forward to positive discussions with the farmers. Tomar said the government is ready to hold discussions with farmer unions leaders with an open mind. […]

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SC Stays 3 Farm Laws: What The 4-Member Expert Panel Will Do?

Bhubaneswar: With the country’s Apex court putting a stay on the three new Farm laws enacted by the Modi government and appointing an expert committee to look into the whole gamut of the new Farm laws, the glare has shifted to the future of the Modi government’s ‘revolutionary’ reforms in the farm sector. While the […]

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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Can Stay Implementation Of The Farm Laws: SC To Centre

New Delhi: Hearing petitions challenging the new farm laws as well as the ones related to the ongoing agitation at Delhi borders, the Supreme Court on Monday said ‘it will stay the implementation of the farm laws if the government did not do it’. Chief Justice said, “We will stay implementation if the Centre doesn’t […]

Congress To Gherao Raj Bhavans Across All States On Jan 15 In Support Of Farmers
Congress To Gherao Raj Bhavans Across All States On Jan 15 In Support Of Farmers

New Delhi: In a move to put pressure on the government over the three farm laws, the Congress on Saturday said that it has decided to organise ‘Kisan Adhikar Divas’ in the country and will gherao the Raj Bhavans across all states on January 15. Addressing a press conference here, Congress General Secretary Randeep Singh […]

Govt-Farmers Talks: Meeting Ends With No Breakthrough, Next Round Likely On Jan 15
Govt-Farmers Talks: Meeting Ends With No Breakthrough, Next Round Likely On Jan 15

New Delhi: The eighth round of talks between the protesting farmers and the government on Friday failed to break the stalemate, and the next meeting will be held on January 15. Sticking to their key demand of the repeal of three farm laws to end their protest, farmer leaders told the government their “ghar wapsi” […]

6th Round Of Talks Between Farmers, Govt On Dec 30
6th Round Of Talks Between Farmers, Govt On Dec 30

New Delhi: Two days after the farmers’ unions expressed that they are ready to hold talks with the government again over the three agricultural laws, the government, while accepting their proposal, has fixed December 30 for the fresh talks. In a letter signed by the Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, the government said that the meeting […]

PM Modi Defends New Farm Laws, Urges Opposition With Folded Hands Not To Mislead Farmers
PM Modi Defends New Farm Laws, Urges Opposition With Folded Hands Not To Mislead Farmers

Bhopal: Prime Minister Narendra Modi stoutly defended the new farm laws on Friday, saying they were in the works for decades and those who are opposing these laws now for gaining lost political ground were once votaries of the same reforms. The opposition parties were against the new laws as they were upset that he […]

New Farm Laws: 10 Farmers' Groups Extend Support To Govt
New Farm Laws: 10 Farmers' Groups Extend Support To Govt

New Delhi: A new group of 10 farmers’ unions on Monday extended their support to the Central government over its decision to undertake the necessary amendments in the three contentious farm laws. Under the banner of the All India Kisan Coordination Committee (AIKCC), the group of farmers belonging to states like Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Haryana, […]

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