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Friday, January 22, 2021

Farm Laws


Karnataka farmers plan massive tractor rally in Bengaluru on Republic Day

January 22, 2021 11:38 am

Kodihalli Chandrashekhar, leader of Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha (KRRS), a farmers' movement, said there would be over 10,000 tractors participating in the parade on January 26.

Farmers' Protest Live Updates: Govt asks farm leaders to reconsider proposal for suspending laws; unions stick to repeal demand

January 22, 2021 4:30 pm

Farmers' Protest Live News Updates: During their previous meeting on Thursday, farmer unions rejected the Centre's proposal to keep the laws in abeyance for 18 months, and reiterated their demand for repeal of the laws.

Explained: 5 reasons why the government decided to put farm laws on hold

January 22, 2021 8:49 am

The government has proposed that the farm laws be kept on hold for 18 months, or till such time that a proposed joint committee submits a report.

Farmers draw hard line, reject Centre's offer to stay farm laws

January 22, 2021 10:05 am

Sources told The Indian Express that of the 32 unions from Punjab, more than a dozen were in favour of accepting the offer, but the majority vote carried the resolution to reject the offer.

Pause or repeal farm laws: Govt may have to go back to SC or Parliament

January 22, 2021 7:04 am

The government’s proposal to keep the laws in abeyance is distinct from the January 12 Supreme Court’s stay on the laws when the court, in parallel, constituted a committee to hold talks with all stakeholders

Supreme Court panel: Got ideas to improve farm law rollout

January 22, 2021 8:38 am

Committee members Anil Ghanwat of Shetkari Sanghatana and agricultural economists Parmod Kumar Joshi and Ashok Gulati held discussions Thursday with 10 farmer organisations via video link to seek their views on the new laws that Punjab farmers want repealed.

Farmers plan tableaus as thousands expected to join tractor parade

January 22, 2021 1:20 am

Gurnam Singh Chaduni, who was elected president of the Haryana Sanyukt Kisan Morcha, on Thursday said lakhs of tractors are expected to join the tractor parade from different parts of the country.

Laws on pause

January 22, 2021 8:15 am

This is exactly what the Opposition had asked — and the Government rejected. This should help farmers come to the table.

Tractor parade: Emotions running high, farm outfits work overtime to keep youth in check

January 21, 2021 10:39 am

Not only farm activists, but a large number of youths having no connection with any farm organisation are going to participate in the R-Day parade.

Farmers' protest: Union heads to lead parade with women in the second tier

January 21, 2021 10:40 am

Farmers' protest tractor rally: Rehearsals for the parade continued at more than 500 villages in Punjab. Another 200 villages will do the rehearsals Thursday.