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Thursday, November 26, 2020

Farm Bill 2020


Delhi Chalo On Nov 26-27: Farmers' protest march call gets support of 472 farm outfits

November 19, 2020 11:49 pm

The AIKSCC, Rashtriya Kisan Mahasangh and various factions of Bharatiya Kisan Union have joined hands and formed a 'Samyukta Kisan Morcha', which held a meeting in Chandigarh in connection with the 'Delhi Chalo' march.

Off the track in Punjab

November 09, 2020 7:47 pm

Centre can under Constitution insist on protection for the Railways. President can intervene in the event of non-compliance by state government.

Farm laws: Haryana Cong opposes resolution moved by Khattar to thank Centre, demands a vote

November 07, 2020 5:03 am

Earlier in the day, all Congress legislators reached the House walking and holding placards, demanding that the government must give a guarantee of Minimum Support Price (MSP) to the farmers, for which another legislation should be brought in.

Explained: Behind the suspension of goods trains in Punjab, farm protests, and politics

November 06, 2020 1:01 pm

When did farmers lift the dharna from railway tracks for freight trains? How are farmers affected due to the suspension of train movement? What is the current scenario?

Farm bill advocates should not ask farmers to choose between MSP and market

October 30, 2020 8:35 am

Instead of allaying their fears, if farmers are asked to choose between the MSP system and the market, the debate on farm bills becomes unnecessarily ideological.

Decoding farm protests in Punjab: Behind stir, the wheat paddy cycle and farmers' fear of losing minimum support

October 28, 2020 1:41 pm

Last year, the Centre paid Rs 56,000 crore in MSP against procurement of paddy and wheat from Punjab; for the ongoing paddy procurement season, state government had asked for cash credit limit advance worth Rs 35,500 crore.

Challenges to farm bills harken to socialist era, attempt to undo agriculture’s 1991 moment

October 26, 2020 8:52 am

Patience and professionalism will bring rich rewards in due course, not noisy politics.

Punjab Cabinet authorises CM Amarinder Singh for any decision on farm laws

October 19, 2020 7:55 am

The Cabinet meeting was held after a meeting of the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) in which the MLAs unanimously stressed the need to reject the farm laws even if Centre “dismisses” the state government.

New farm laws: FPCs now able to ink business deals with private players

October 13, 2020 9:34 am

This would be the first time this FPC, which is located in Walandi village in Deoni taluka of Latur district, has managed to directly procure oilseeds from its members and supply to the private company without any help from Deno APMC.

Tarun Chugh to Badal: When NDA asked you for a name for Cabinet, why did you pick Harsimrat?

October 06, 2020 12:12 pm

Tarun Chugh, the newly-appointed National General Secretary of BJP, attacks father-son duo of Parkash Singh Badal and Sukhbir Badal as well as the Congress over recent developments pertaining to the farmers' agitation


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.