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Friday, December 04, 2020

Farm Bills


Gujarat: Congress to hold state-wide protest today against farm laws

December 04, 2020 1:27 pm

Senior Congress leader and leader of opposition in the Gujarat Assembly Paresh Dhanani said, “The issues which we protested in Gujarat Assembly are now being protested by farmers of the entire country.”

Ahead of Punjab farmers' march, Delhi Police step up patrol at borders

November 26, 2020 6:53 am

The Delhi Metro also said no train will cross borders to enter Noida, Gurgaon or other NCR towns till 2 pm on Thursday.

Explained: Why are Punjab farmers in Delhi despite the state passed its own farm Bills?

December 03, 2020 12:05 pm

Delhi Chalo protest march: While farmers have lifted blockade from all the tracks and agreed to let all trains run in Punjab, there has been no relent in their protest against the central laws. Here's why

Haryana farmers to block highways for 4 hrs today; security tightened

November 05, 2020 9:47 am

According to the police, the Bhartiya Kisan Union led by Gurnam Singh Chaduni has announced that it will hold a major protest to block the highway at one location near Nilokheri in Karnal.

Punjab Bills negating Central laws: AAP rejects CM’s appeal to accompany him to President; Congress hits back

November 01, 2020 6:23 am

Leader of Opposition Harpal Singh Cheema said the AAP will not be a part of the delegation headed by the CM to meet the President. He said there was no point in meeting the President as the Punjab governor has not yet signed the Bills.

In rejecting state farm Bills, Sukhbir echoes BJP leaders: Capt

October 24, 2020 12:35 am

“In rejecting the state's amendment Bills, which his party had backed in the Vidhan Sabha, Sukhbir has not just exposed his lack of moral scruples but had also echoed the recent statements of various Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders”, said the CM in the statement here.

On a larger stage

October 22, 2020 12:35 am

Punjab’s counter to Centre’s farm acts makes a political point. But state must not lose opportunity for its farmers to do better.

Punjab Special Assembly Session: Disagreements on the backburner, political parties unite to support farm Bills in House

October 21, 2020 11:57 am

While allegations and counter-allegations did surface now and then, MLAs from Aam Aadmi Party, Shiromani Akali Dal and Lok Insaaf Party joined hands in highlighting the need to protect the rights of farmers of Punjab and reject the agriculture laws enacted by the Centre.

‘No minimum support’: Farmers not sowing wheat, paddy upset with Bill

October 21, 2020 10:38 am

The Amarinder government’s Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) (Special Provisions and Punjab Amendment) Bill, 2020, does not allow sale of paddy or wheat to take place within Punjab at below their official MSP.

Punjab: Cabinet nod to call special session on farm laws on October 19

October 14, 2020 8:24 pm

The government will call another Cabinet meeting, likely on Saturday, to give a nod to the legislation it would bring in the Assembly.


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.