Tag: MSP

sad: SAD takes out protest march against farm laws in Delhi; Sukhbir, Harsimrat, others detained

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal and former Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal were detained by the Delhi Police on Friday as they...

Rajnath defends farm laws but says ready for talks if any clause against farmers’ interest

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday defended the Centre’s three contentious farm laws but said his government is ready to talk to farmers if they...

Is  it the right  time to  become  a  green investor in India?

Environmentally conscious investors in India can now choose from multiple products. Many of these products, such as ESG funds, have historically given higher returns than...

Police tighten security as farmers to protest at Jantar Mantar today

Amid the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, farmers will hold a protest at Jantar Mantar on Thursday, demanding the scrapping of new agricultural laws. Delhi...

Issued ‘peoples’ whip’ for MPs to raise farmers’ demand during parliament monsoon session: SKM

Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) leader Balbir Singh Rajewal on Wednesday said the umbrella body of farmers’ unions has issued a ‘peoples’ whip’ to all MPs...

Farmers hold protests in Haryana targeting events of BJP leaders

Farmers held protests at various places in Haryana on Sunday targeting events of BJP leaders, raising slogans against the Centre and demanding the three contentious...

APMCs in major pulses growing states observe one-day strike

The Agricultural Produce Market Committees (APMC) in major pulses growing states like Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan observed one-day strike on Tuesday closing all...

Narendra Singh Tomar appeals farmers to end 7-month long protest, says ready to resume talks

As farmers’ protest against the new farm laws entered eighth month, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Saturday appealed to protesting farmers to end...

Seven months of farm protests: Farm unions grapple with risky decision of ‘what next?’

(This story originally appeared in on Jun 26, 2021) The farm protests against the three central farm laws at the Delhi borders completed seven months...

Will continue protests till 2024 if necessary, says farmer leader Rakesh Tikait

Farmers protesting against recent farm reform laws on the outskirts of Delhi are willing to continue their agitation till 2024 when the next general elections...

Thousands of farmers from Karnal have reached Singhu border: SKM

Thousands of farmers from Punjab’s Karnal and nearby areas reached the Singhu border here on Sunday to join the ongoing protest against the Centre’s three...

Protest amid pandemic: Steadfast farmers work on immunity, seek Covid vaccination

Desi ‘kaadha’ and lemonade have become the most consumed beverages among farmers protesting against the new Central agricultural laws at three Delhi borders for nearly...

India invokes peace clause again as rice subsidies exceed 10% cap

India has invoked the peace clause at the World Trade Organization (WTO), for the second time, for exceeding the 10 per cent ceiling on support...

Meghalaya governor backs protesting farmers, urges Centre not to offend them | India News

BAGHPAT: Siding with farmers protesting the Centre’s new agriculture laws, Meghalaya governor Satya Pal Malik here on Sunday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi and home...

One group of ex-babus asks farmers to continue their stir, another cautions them against it

A group of retired bureaucrats from Uttar Pradesh Thursday appealed to farmers protesting against the three central farm reform laws to end their agitation saying...

Crowds thin at Singhu, Tikri, but farmer leaders say movement stronger than ever

New Delhi: As the farmers‘ stir against three new agriculture laws of the Centre inches towards the three-month mark, crowds at the major protest sites...

MSP: PM Modi defends farm laws in Lok Sabha, renews talk offer

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi defended the contentious farm laws in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday and said its provisions were ‘optional’ and not...

View: Why Greta Thunberg’s activism against India is misguided

First things first. Democratic governments shouldn’t tell people what to think or say. Anybody can say anything, provided they don’t incite violence. Anybody can air...

There was nothing new in PM Modi’s speech on MSP today: Farmer unions

NEW DELHI: The farmer unions leading the agitation against the three central farm laws said they were not satisfied with the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s...

Farmer stir: Misleading narrative created by group of ex-civil servants, say retd judges, diplomats | India News

NEW DELHI: To end the farmer’s stir, the government has suggested a middle path of giving legal assurance about MSP and suspending the agri laws...

farm laws: After PM Modi’s invite, farmer leaders say ready for talks, ask govt to choose date

New Delhi: Farmer unions agitating against the three agri laws on Monday asked the government to fix a date for the next round of talks,...

Have given time to govt till Oct 2 to repeal farm laws: Rakesh Tikait | India News

NEW DELHI: Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait on Saturday said that they have given time to the government till October 2 to repeal...

Agitation against new farm laws draws mixed response in Uttar Pradesh

BIJNOR: The farmers’ agitation against the new central farm laws is drawing a mixed response in Uttar Pradesh, depending on the caste mix of the...

UK Parliament to consider debate on farmers issue as e-petition attracts thousands of signatures

London: The UK Parliament‘s Petitions Committee will consider a Westminster Hall debate in the House of Commons complex on the issue of farmers protests and...

Govt to give Rs 1 lakh crore additional income to farmers, Ghazipur waste dump to be cleaned soon: Pradhan

The government will provide Rs 1 lakh crore additional income to farmers that will be generated by converting waste into energy, Union Petroleum and Natural...