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Farm Bills


Voices grow within BJP in support of farmers, party hints ‘will fall in line’

June 10, 2021 4:53 am

Joshi added that unlike some other BJP leaders who first raised the issue of farmers and then started speaking in favour of farm laws, he will now move across the state and speak for the farmers.

Oppn parties exposed, law inhumane, will hurt both urban and rural poor: farm unions

March 21, 2021 11:49 am

The Samyukta Kisan Morcha, an umbrella body of over 40 unions leading the farmers’ agitation, alleged that the ECAA allows “unlimited private hoarding and black marketing”.

Denounced by farm leaders, hero’s welcome for Ranjit Singh

March 19, 2021 10:19 am

Photos of Delhi Police dragging Ranjit Singh from the border and a shoe pushing down on his face went viral on January 29.

Sukhbir Singh Badal Interview: ‘Modi will emerge a much stronger leader if he withdraws farm laws’

March 12, 2021 9:42 am

Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal talks about the reforms needed in Indian agriculture, the need to repeal the farm laws and SAD's strategy in run-up to the assembly polls.

Farmer kills himself at Tikri, eighth suicide since protest began

March 08, 2021 9:54 am

A suicide note was found in the pocket of Rajbir’s kurta, other farmers protesting at the site said.

MEA’s response to celebrity activism shows that India is new to Twitter diplomacy

February 18, 2021 8:53 am

The MEA’s observation about the Indian “democratic ethos and polity” is indeed high-minded but its global pedagogic role and reach has to extend beyond majoritarian representation to the “miniscule” which dissents from the “multitude”

After Punjab, BJP-JJP govt risks facing farm fury in Haryana panchayat polls

February 14, 2021 8:38 pm

The panchayats polls in the state are due shortly as the tenure of all the rural administrative bodies will end in a matter of days.

MPs object to SC-appointed panel’s ad seeking public views on farm legislation

February 12, 2021 2:49 am

Raising the issue in the Lok Sabha, N K Premachandran pointed out that the advertisement mentioned that the suggestions will be submitted to the Supreme Court to “protect the interest of Indian farmers”.

Daily Briefing: PM Modi clarifies stay on farm bills, appeals to give "reforms" a chance

February 09, 2021 9:05 am

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's comments on farm bills; Centre's new programme to track cyberspace and the reason behind Uttarakhand's disaster, take a look at the top news of the day.

At Rajasthan mahapanchayat, Sachin Pilot calls for withdrawal of laws

February 06, 2021 12:57 pm

A stronghold of the Pilot family, the mahapanchayat was also attended by a large number of his supporters including former office bearers of the Congress who had resigned last year after Pilot was removed as state party president and deputy CM.


On Day 2 of tractor rally in Punjab, Rahul Gandhi continues attack on Centre over farm laws

October 05, 2020 8:19 pm

Gandhi, who is holding a series of tractor rallies during his 'Kheti Bachao Yatra' across Punjab to protest the Centre's new farm laws, also accused the Prime Minister of destroying the food system.

Farm Bills protest: Rail roko agitation starts in Punjab, train services suspended

September 24, 2020 9:09 pm

Farmers in Punjab began their "rail roko" protest against farm Bills on Thursday, as the Railways suspended several trains to avoid any untoward incident.

Protests against farm Bills in various parts of the country

September 23, 2020 10:58 am

Agitations against the contentious farm Bills intensified Tuesday, even as Parliament continued to witness disruptions over them.