Tag: farmer unions

Farmers reject government offer on agri laws, want repeal | India News

NEW DELHI: Farmer unions opposed to the central farm laws on Thursday rejected the government’s proposal to put implementation of the legislations on hold and...

Farmers protest: Govt ready to suspend implementation of farm laws for 18 months; next meeting on January 22 | India News

NEW DELHI: The government on Wednesday proposed to suspend the three contentious farm laws for one and a half years and set up a joint...

Farmer unions build up for Republic Day tractor parade with village-level rallies | India News

CHANDIGARH: Farmer unions have begun holding tractor rallies at villages in Punjab to mobilise people for their planned tractor parade in Delhi on Republic Day....

Protesting farmer unions welcome Bhupinder Mann’s decision, but say will not accept any committee | India News

NEW DELHI: Protesting farmer leaders welcomed Bhartiya Kisan Union president Bhupinder Singh Mann’s decision on Thursday to recuse himself from a Supreme Court-appointed committee, and...

farm laws: Supreme Court suspends implementation of three farm laws, forms committee

The Supreme Court has suspended the implementation of the three farm laws until further orders and said that a committee of experts will be formed...

Supreme Court to hear pleas on farm laws, ongoing agitation at Delhi borders on Monday

NEW DELHI: Amid a deadlock in the government’s negotiations with protesting farmer unions, the Supreme Court is scheduled to hear on Monday a clutch of...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi should quit if he can’t repeal farm laws, says Congress

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Saturday asked the Centre why it wants farmer groups opposed to the new agricultural reforms to move the Supreme Court...

8th round of talks between government, protesting farmers to be held tomorrow | India News

NEW DELHI: A day before the eighth round of talks, the government and the farmer unions stuck to their respective positions on Thursday — the...

Govt-farmers meeting: Ministers join union leaders to share langar food

Three union ministers joined farm leaders on Wednesday to share ‘langar’ food arranged by protesting farmers during their sixth round of talks to resolve the...

Kerala to become 5th state to bypass centre’s farms laws | India News

NEW DELHI: After a controversy, Kerala governor Arif Mohammed Khan on Monday gave his assent to the state government for convening a special session on...

Farmer unions to again meet Saturday on govt’s fresh talks offer, indicate resumption of dialogue

NEW DELHI: The protesting farmer unions met on Friday to discuss the government’s latest letter inviting them for talks, with some of them indicating that...

Stop holding parallel talks with other farmer bodies: Protesting farmer unions to govt | India News

NEW DELHI: An umbrella body of 40 farmer unions protesting against the new agri laws wrote to the Centre on Wednesday, asking it to stop...

As farmers intensify protest, RSS, BJP farmer wings plan Kisan chaupals to allay fears

New Delhi: Amid farmer unions intensifying their protest against the new farm laws, the farmer wings of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and the BJP are...

Congress backs farmers’ ‘Bharat Bandh’ call, will hold demonstrations across country on Dec 8 | India News

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Sunday expressed its “whole-hearted” support to the ‘Bharat Bandh‘ called on December 8 by farmer unions against the new agri-marketing...

agriculture: Ready to address all concerns, Centre tells farmers’ unions at crucial meeting about protests

NEW DELHI: Seeking to break the deadlock over protests against new farm laws, the government on Saturday told representatives of agitating farmers that they are...