Tag: MSP

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...

Academicians seek repeal of farm laws, say these pose major threat to farming communities

NEW DELHI: Over 400 academicians from across the country and several universities abroad have urged the central government to immediately abandon the three new farm...

BJP ally JDU urges Centre to be conciliatory to farmers

New Delhi: The Janata Dal (United), an ally of BJP, has said the Centre should adopt “a conciliatory, not confrontationist, approach” towards agitating farmers who...

Over 2 crore farmers benefitted from govt’s MSP procurement in 2019-20: Agriculture minister | India News

NEW DELHI: More than 2 crore farmers benefited from the government’s procurement of seven commodities at the minimum support price (MSP) during 2019-20, agriculture minister...

Narendra Singh Tomar counters ‘misinformed’ Sharad Pawar’s views on farm laws

NEW DELHI: A day after NCP supremo Sharad Pawar claimed that the new farm laws will destroy the MSP procurement system and weaken the mandi...

Farmers’ stir: Thousands converge for third ‘mahapanchayat’ in western UP in as many days

Baghpat: The ripples of farmers’ protest against the new agri laws on Delhi’s borders spread further in western Uttar Pradesh with thousands of people converging...

‘Mix of ignorance & misinformation’: Tomar responds to Pawar on farm laws | India News

NEW DELHI: Union agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Sunday hit back at Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar‘s criticism over the new farm...

More and more farmers heading towards Delhi borders from Punjab

Chandigarh: After briefly appearing to be fizzling out following the Republic Day violence in Delhi, the farmers’ stir against the agri laws on Saturday seemed...

Farmers’ tractor rally: Plea in SC seeks inquiry commission to look into violence on R-Day

A plea was filed on Wednesday in the Supreme Court seeking setting up of a commission, headed by a retired apex court judge, to inquire...

View: The real villain of Republic Day chaos

Who was responsible for the Republic Day tractor rally turning violent? We may get to know, or we may not. Who was responsible for hoisting...

Amarinder Singh appeals to PM Modi to accept farmers’ demands

PATIALA: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday to accept the farmers’ demands, saying the new farm laws were...

Maharashtra: Farmers plan protest rally from South Mumbai to Raj Bhavan, denied police nod

MUM BAI: Police have made tight security arrangements at the venue of a farmers’ rally here and protesters are not allowed to march from south...

Punjab government to give job to kin of farmers who died during stir against farm laws

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday announced job for a member of the family of each farmer from the state who died during...

Issue of proposed tractor rally in executive domain, says SC; Centre withdraws plea | India News

NEW DELHI: The issue of the proposed tractor rally on the Republic day by farmers protesting against the new farms laws is in “executive domain”,...

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....

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”,...