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FARM BILL 2020 NEWS

Kerala Governor’s address slams new farm laws, central agencies

January 09, 2021 4:23 am

The Opposition, UDF legislators led by the Congress, boycotted the Governor’s address in the Assembly. Lone BJP legislator O Rajagopal did not join the boycott and sat through the address.

Farmer unions’ reaction to Centre’s letter: ‘Response woefully short of attempt to resolve issues’

December 28, 2020 11:55 pm

AIKSCC said that the government has used “vague and non-specific language, indicating its willingness to discuss the full agenda items proposed by farmers.”

Farmers snapping power supply to cellular towers: Disruption will affect state's economy, says Captain

December 25, 2020 7:14 pm

Pointing out that telecom connectivity was critical amid the Covid-19 pandemic, Amarinder said farmers should show the same discipline and sense of responsibility they have been exercising at the Delhi border.

Farmers’ body holds one-day protest against agri laws in Surat

December 24, 2020 1:34 am

Congress leader Dhiru Gajera, Gujarat Khedut Samaj president Jayesh Patel, its south Gujarat unit president Ramesh Patel were among the leaders who took part in the daylong dharna at Jinning Mill compound in Jehangirpura.

Not given stage at stir site, Congress to hold parallel dharna at Jantar Mantar

December 18, 2020 10:00 am

The source added that the participation will start from Saturday as Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh was holding a function in Mohali on Friday to hand over mobile phones to beneficiaries of state government’s free smart phone scheme.

SC suggestion on farm laws: Farmer leaders mum, ‘will react only after consulting legal team’

December 18, 2020 1:07 pm

The protesting farmer leaders welcomed the apex court's move to acknowledge the right of farmers to non-violent protests, but asserted that their agitation will continue until a concrete solution is found.

10 economists write to Tomar, cite reasons why Centre should repeal ‘flawed’ farm laws

December 18, 2020 1:06 pm

The letter said that as economists who have engaged for long with issues of agricultural policy, they believe that the farm laws are not in the best interests of the small and marginal farmers of the country, and about which a broad section of farmer organisations have raised very critical objections.

Oppn trying to create anarchy using farmers, says Yogi Adityanath

December 08, 2020 10:43 am

Hitting out at the Samajwadi Party on a day when its chief Akhilesh Yadav was detained on his way to Kannauj to take part in a protest march against the farm laws, Adityanath said that SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav had supported the amendments when the farm laws came up for discussion in the Standing Committee of Parliament.

Bharat Bandh HIGHLIGHTS: No meeting between govt and farmers tomorrow; deadlock continues

December 09, 2020 8:27 am

Opposition parties have announced a meeting with President Ramnath Kovind on Wednesday at 5 pm. The joint delegation of five members will include Rahul Gandhi, Sharad Pawar and others, said CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury

Mumbai: Agricultural markets to remain shut for Bharat Bandh

December 08, 2020 7:42 am

Bharat Bandh today: A statement by the APMC states it decided to show solidarity with the farmers demanding a repeal of the three bills in a peaceful manner without causing disruption to law and order through the day-long shutdown.

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Farmers hold nationwide protest, demand revocation of farm bills

October 22, 2020 10:18 am

Bharat Bandh, Farmers Protest Today: At least 31 organisations, under the banner of the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU), are participating in the agitation.