Tag: farm bills

Farmers prepared to protest till May 2024: BKU leader Tikait | India News

NAGPUR: Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait on Sunday said farmers are prepared to protest against the Centre‘s new farm laws “till May 2024”,...

‘Hurt at treatment meted out to farmers; won’t join Congress’ | India News

Claiming that the three farm laws were enacted without taking farmers into confidence, Rashtriya Loktantrik Party (RLP) leader and Lok Sabha MP from Nagaur in...

View: What Modi should do to end India’s farm crisis

Farmers’ protests are threatening to snowball into the biggest political crisis of Narendra Modi’s tenure. To give in to demands and scrap the laws would...

Chhattisgarh to challenge Centre’s farm bills in Supreme Court

NEW DELHI: The Congress-ruled Chhattisgarh government is set to challenge the Centre’s recently notified agriculture legislations in the Supreme Court on the grounds that they...

farm laws: Previous governments lacked courage to effect farm reforms due to poll-focussed mindset: PM Modi

Solang Valley (HP): Taking a swipe at the opposition’s protest against farm reform laws, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday those parties also had...

Here’s why three states have spawned the protests against agriculture bills

NEW DELHI: Farmers’ protests against the agriculture legislations are set to intensify over the next week with the Congress and Shiromani Akali Dal determined to...

Reduced bargaining power, MSP worry behind farmers’ stir in Punjab, Haryana, UP

NEW DELHI: Farmers’ protests against the agriculture legislations are set to intensify over the next week with the Congress and Shiromani Akali Dal determined to...

Sitharaman slams Sonia’s ‘bypass Centre farm laws’ advice to party-ruled states, cites Cong’s 2019 manifesto | India News

NEW DELHI: Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday targeted the Congress over party chief Sonia Gandhi‘s advice to party-rules states to bypass farm laws...

Sonia Gandhi urges Congress chief ministers to pass laws to negate central farm acts

New Delhi: Hardening stand against the contentious farm Acts, Congress president Sonia Gandhi has urged party-run state governments to explore the possibility of passing laws...

Karnataka braces for shutdown on Monday by farmers

Bengaluru: Karnataka is bracing up for a day-long shutdown on Monday by thousands of farmers and others across the southern state in protest against the...

President Kovind gives his assent to 3 farm bills passed by Parliament

NEW DELHI: President Ram Nath Kovind has given his assent to all three Agriculture Bills and the Centre has notified the bills on Sunday, making...

Congress: Farm Bills: Congress-ruled states explore legal options to circumvent implementation

New Delhi: Congress-ruled states are exploring legal options to circumvent implementation of the new farm legislation. Even as the Congress is planning nationwide protests against...

Farm bills trigger a contest among Punjab parties to woo farmers

New Delhi: About 16 months before votes are cast in Punjab, the three farm bills brought in by the Centre have ignited state politics and...

PM Modi says farm bills to benefit small, marginal farmers most, attacks opposition | India News

NEW DELHI: Hitting out at the opposition at its attack on his government over the farm bills issue, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday...

Farm bills: Punjab, Haryana farmers to go on strike tomorrow | India News

CHANDIGARH: Farmers in Punjab and Haryana will go on a strike on Friday in protest against the contentious farm bills that were passed in the...

Rail roko agitation: Railways cancels, reschedules many trains | India News

NEW DELHI: The railways on Thursday said the ‘rail roko’ agitation in Punjab over farm bills will severely impact loading of foodgrains and other essential...

18 parties to explore united stir against farm, labour laws

New Delhi: After curtailment of a stormy monsoon session of Parliament, leaders of around 18 Opposition parties are likely to hold a virtual meeting soon...

farm bills: Covid, no opposition whip and absentees saved government the blushes on Farm Bills in Rajya Sabha

New Delhi: Though no division of votes took place while passing the Farm Bills in the Rajya Sabha on Sunday, it appears that Covid and...

Central trade unions extend support to nationwide protests against new Farm Bills

The 10 central trade unions have extended their support to a nationwide agitation called by the All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee on September 25...

Will take BJP, allies to court over farm legislations: Amarinder Singh

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday said his government will take the BJP and its allies, including the Shiromani Akali Dal, to the...

Only three non-NDA parties backed farm bills in Rajya Sabha debate

NEW DELHI: The NDA parties, barring Shiromani Akali Dal, backed the government openly during the debate in Rajya Sabha on the two Farm Bills on...

Farm fix: Two worrisome features of the farm bills that invite valid opposition

Farmers in Punjab and Haryana are on the warpath against the Centre’s new laws on agriculture. One of the BJP’s oldest allies, the Shiromani Akali...

Three farm bills in Rajya Sabha on Sunday, government reaches out for support

New Delhi: Key ally Shiromani Akali Dal’s decision to quit the Narendra Modi cabinet over the three Farm Bills in the Lok Sabha has led...