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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...

farm laws: Reconsider our proposal to put laws on hold: Narendra Singh Tomar to farmers

New Delhi: The government on Friday declined to make any fresh proposal to end the farmer’s agitation, and asked their unions to reconsider its offer...

farm laws: 8th round of talks between govt, protesting farmers on Friday

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

Supportive farmer groups from UP meet Narendra Singh Tomar, urge Government not to repeal Acts

NEW DELHI: Extending support to three new farm laws, two farmer organisations from Uttar Pradesh on Thursday met Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and...

BKU (Lok Shakti) moves SC challenging farm laws, seeks impleadment in pending matter | India News

NEW DELHI: Bharatiya Kisan Union (Lok Shakti) has moved the Supreme Court challenging the three new farm laws, against which various farmer unions are staging...

Govt ready to make changes to proposal; farmers demand concrete solution | India News

NEW DELHI: Union agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Wednesday said that the government is ready to make any necessary changes to the draft proposal...

Farmers burn copies of Union agriculture minister’s letter

NOIDA (UP): Farmers camping at Delhi-Noida border in protests against the three recent farm laws of the Centre on Saturday burnt copies of an open...

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...

Protesting farmers add new demands to list, govt says movement hijacked by ultra-left

NEW DELHI: The farmer protests over the three farm laws have seen a change in demands by the leaders negotiating with the government since the...

Hopeful about next round of talks between Centre, protesting farmers soon: Dushyant Chautala

NEW DELHI: As a deadlock continues between the central government and protesting farmers on three new farm laws, Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala on...

farmers: Government expresses Covid concern at farmers’ protest venue

New Delhi: A big concern of the government at the biggest farmer protest venue, the Singhu border between Delhi and Haryana, is Covid-19, with farmers...

Tomar requests farmer leaders to ask protesting senior citizens, children to go home | India News

NEW DELHI: During the fifth round of talks on the farm laws, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Saturday requested farmer leaders to ask...

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...

Bharatiya Kisan Sangh adopts wait and see policy on farmer protests

NEW DELHI: The Bharatiya Kisan Sangh (BKS), the farmer organisation affiliated to the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, has adopted a wait and see policy on the...

farm laws: Farmers’ protest: Unions reject government offer to set up committee; talks remain inconclusive

The government on Tuesday offered to set up a committee to look into issues raised by farmers protesting against new farm laws, but it was...

Centre to hold further talks with Punjab farmers on new farm laws: Narendra Singh Tomar

NEW DELHI: Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Friday said the Centre will hold another round of discussion with Punjab farmers protesting against new...

BSP queers the pitch for Congress in Madhya Pradesh bypolls

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), which helped Congress get a wafer-thin majority in 2018, is queering the poll pitch for the Madhya Pradesh bypolls in 28...

Lok Sabha saw 68.65% average attendance, 8,700 Covid-19 tests conducted in Parliament during monsoon session: Speaker Om Birla | India News

NEW DELHI: Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Friday said that the lower ohuse of parliament saw 68.65 per cent average attendance of members during...

Lok Sabha adjourned till 3 pm today after marathon midnight proceedings | India News

NEW DELHI: The Lok Sabha was adjourned till 3 pm on Monday after the proceedings stretched beyond midnight with members discussing matters of urgent public...

Harsimrat quits as minister in protest against agri bills | India News

NEW DELHI: BJP’s oldest ally Shiromani Akali Dal on Thursday withdrew from the Modi government in protest against the legislations designed to liberalise trade in...

Farmers will protest outside Parliament against farm bills: Haryana BKU leader | India News

CHANDIGARH: Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Gurnam Singh on Tuesday said that farmers from Haryana, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan will hold a protest on Wednesday...

Bill to cut MPs’ salary by 30% for a year introduced in Lok Sabha | India News

NEW DELHI: Parliamentary affairs minister Pralhad Joshi on Monday introduced a bill in Lok Sabha that seeks to reduce the salaries of members of Parliament...

MSP will stay, farmers will get investment, technology: Govt on farm sector bills

NEW DELHI: Defending its two bills on farm sector introduced in Lok Sabha, the government on Monday said they will help the farmers get a...

Road projects of Rs 50,000 crore to be completed in MP by 2023: Nitin Gadkari | India News

BHOPAL: Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday said that road projects of Rs 50,000 crore would be completed by 2023 in Madhya Pradesh and assured...

Congress show of strength in Scindia’s domian | India News

BHOPAL: Hours before BJP’s mega membership drive in Gwalior, Congress on Saturday displayed its show of strength in Jyotiraditya Scindia’s seat of influence. Hundreds of...