Tag: Haryana

Government should start vaccination centres at protest sites: Farmers’ union | India News

NEW DELHI: The Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), an umbrella body of agitating farmer unions, Friday demanded that the government start vaccination centres and provide related...

Indian economy to do better than -8 pc prediction: FinMin

The Indian economy is likely to do better than the projection of an 8 per cent shrinkage in the current fiscal as economic activity gathers...

Congress ‘getting weaker’, G-23 leaders meet in Jammu to ‘strengthen party’

Senior Congress leaders Kapil Sibal and Anand Sharma on Saturday stated that the G-23 or the group of 23 dissenting leaders are seeing the Congress...

Centre ready to resume talks but farmer unions should first respond to government proposal: Tomar

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Thursday reiterated that the government is ready to resume talks with protesting farmers but first the unions should...

India set for record wheat output: Expert

India is set for record wheat output in the current crop year on higher acreage, conducive weather and fewer crop pest attacks, the chief of...

BJP resolution lauds PM, Centre for farm laws, handling LAC standoff and COVID-19 pandemic

Amid the ongoing protests against the three new agricultural laws, the ruling BJP Sunday passed a resolution lauding Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Centre...

Farm laws: US calls for dialogue to resolve protests | India News

NEW DELHI: The US embassy in New Delhi on Thursday urged the Indian government to resume talks with farmers angry over agricultural reforms that sparked...

Unfortunate that some people are calling protesting farmers ‘terrorists’: Samyukta Kisan Morcha | India News

NEW DELHI: Taking a veiled dig at actor Kangana Ranaut, Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) on Wednesday said it is unfortunate that some people are calling...

Farmers’ protest continues amid tight security | India News

NEW DELHI: Heightened security deployment has continued at the Singhu border (Delhi-Haryana border) as farmers‘ protest against three agriculture laws entered the 67th day on...

Farmer agitations cause Rs 600 crore loss on toll collections; Rs 9,300 crore debt at risk: Report

Mumbai: The ongoing agitations by farmers in the national capital region (NCR), Haryana and Punjab will cause a Rs 600-crore loss to toll collections, a...

internet services: Mobile internet suspended in 3 Haryana districts for 24 hours as Delhi witnesses violent protests

Chandigarh: Mobile internet services have been suspended in three Haryana districts of Sonipat, Jhajjar and Palwal for 24 hours ending 5 pm Wednesday, the state...

View: How the tyranny of distance amplifies some protests, ignores others

Nine years ago, vicious sectarian riots broke out between Bodos and Muslims in the Kokrajhar district of Assam. The disturbances left nearly 80 people dead...

India’s 2020-21 sugar production till Jan 15 up by 31%, says ISMA

India’s 2020-21 sugar production till January 15 is up by 31% when compared to the same period of the previous year, said industry body Indian...

FCI to be strengthened, modernised in next 12 months; MSP system to continue: Piyush Goyal

New Delhi: Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday said state-owned FCI will be strengthened and modernised in the next 12 months and...

Thousands of children displaced due to lockdown still out of school

NEW DELHI: Thousands of children displaced due to the lockdown are yet to get readmitted to schools, latest data submitted by the education ministry to...

BJP did well in Haryana civic polls despite odd circumstances: CM Khattar | India News

CHANDIGARH: Haryana chief minister M L Khattar on Thursday sought to play down BJP-led ruling dispensation’s performance in the civic polls, saying it was satisfactory...

Exercise, reading and ‘sewa’, farmers crack code of ‘protest life’ miles from home

New Delhi: ‘Sewa’ at community kitchens, attending religious discourses, reading newspapers and exercising. Twenty days on, life has settled into a routine for protesting farmers...

If this is a democracy, then government should listen to farmers: Harsimrat Kaur Badal

From the day the farm ordinances were introduced to the time they were brought for ministerial comments, I kept raising farmers’ concern. But the government...

Farmers protest: Govt asks unions to reconsider proposals, says its open to talks | India News

NEW DELHI: A day after farmer unions opposing the new agri laws rejected the Centre’s proposals, the government on Thursday once again asked them to...

Why Punjab, Haryana farmers are protesting about new farm laws

(This story originally appeared in on Dec 07, 2020) NEW DELHI: A set of three laws on agriculture passed by Parliament in September has led...

Haryana: Congress asks Haryana MLAs to ‘take bold decisions’; taunts Dushayant

New Delhi: The Congress on Wednesday hailed two Independent MLAs who withdrew support to Haryana’s Manohar Lal-led BJP coalition government in protest against the central...

Farm laws revolutionary but should have been passed after extensive consultations: Brijendra Singh

New Delhi: The new farm laws are “reformist and revolutionary” but should have been passed after more extensive dialogue with the farming community, said BJP...

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...

Hope Governor won’t act under any pressure, will convene Assembly soon: Ashok Gehlot | India News

JAIPUR: Hours after meeting Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra, chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday said he hopes that the Governor will not come under “any...