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Farm Bills


From farm Bills to job protests to Agnipath, why Railways central to protests

June 23, 2022 7:52 am

Symbolism of rail network, easy accessibility, lack of security make it easy target

TRS, a usual fence-sitter in House, now warms up to Opposition

November 30, 2021 11:54 pm

🔴 TRS has never been part of the opposition grouping in Parliament. It has not supported the opposition parties on their protest actions either — the latest being the boycott of the Constitutional day.

Gujarat agri minister, CM list out pro-farmer steps, remain silent on PM’s farm laws repeal call

November 19, 2021 1:56 pm

Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel said the use of chemical fertilisers not only spoiled the health of soil but has also started impacting human health.

Centre could withdraw new farm laws considering upcoming UP assembly polls: BJP leader

August 09, 2021 2:19 pm

Due to protests against the farm laws, BJP leaders could not enter villages in western UP, he said, adding the farmers can also gherao them in the future.

Delhi Assembly passes resolution seeking repeal of farm laws

July 31, 2021 6:59 am

AAP MLA Jarnail Singh, the party's Punjab co-incharge, moved the resolution, which was adopted through a voice vote.

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.


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.