Tag: new farm laws

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...

BKU digs its heels in at Ghazipur border, more supporters pouring in

Support for the farmers‘ protest swelled on Saturday, as more villagers poured in at a key protest site on the Delhi- Meerut highway in Ghazipur...

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...

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”,...

SC order against government wish, but ‘sarva-manya’; committee ‘impartial’: MoS agriculture | India News

NEW DELHI: The government on Tuesday said the Supreme Court order to stay implementation of three new farm laws is against its wish but the...

SC order against Government wish, but ‘sarva-manya’; Committee ‘impartial’: MoS Agriculture

New Delhi: The Government on Tuesday said the Supreme Court order to stay implementation of three new farm laws is against its wish but the...

Centre has encroached upon states’ rights by passing farm laws: P Chidambaram | India News

GUWAHATI: Slamming the BJP-led central government over the new farm laws, former Union home minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Saturday said 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...

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 at Ghazipur border set up ‘Neki ki divar’ for protesters

NEW DELHI: It was an ordinary roadside wall of brick and mortar till a day ago, but now it is called the “Neki ki divar”...

With folded hands, PM Modi urges Opposition not to mislead farmers | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday requested political parties with “folded hands” to keep all the credit for their “old election manifestos” which...

‘Agriculture laws need reform but not at the expense of small farmers’ | India News

The new farm laws have sparked off a bitter confrontation between farmers’ unions and the Centre. TOI brings you both sides of the debate– Kaushik...

Don’t fall prey to ‘lies’ of Opposition on new farm laws: Agriculture Minister in open letter to farmers

Accusing the Congress and other opposition parties of spreading falsehood about the new farm laws, union agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Thursday appealed to...

Hardeep Singh Puri: Hardeep Singh Puri appeals to protesting farmers to resume talks with Centre

Chandigarh: Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Wednesday appealed to protesting farmers to resume talks with the central government to discuss their “genuine” demands, saying...

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...

Anti-social, Leftist and Maoist elements trying to take control of farmers’ agitation, says Govt; protesters in no mood to budge | India News

NEW DELHI: The government on Friday asked protesting farmers to be vigilant against their platform being misused, saying some “anti-social” as well as “Leftist and...

View: First roll out promised pro-farmer measures, then implement the farm laws

The farmers’ protest against the government’s three new farm laws must be resolved through action on the ground, rather than statements and clarifications. And, by...

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...

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...

New farm laws will boost nutraceutical sector: Industry executives

The new farm laws will go a long way to boost the country’s nutraceutical sector, said industry executives. India has a mere 2-3% share of...

Congress says Punjab has given Centre another opportunity to rectify ‘blunder’ of farm laws | India News

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Tuesday said that Punjab has given yet another opportunity to the Prime Minister and the BJP central leadership to listen...

Labour codes to help workers become self-reliant in coming days: Santosh Gangwar

Labour minister Santosh Gangwar reiterated that the labour codes enacted by his government will help workers become self-reliant in coming days besides improving the ease...

Farmers, workers to benefit for 1st time in years from new laws: PM Modi | India News

NEW DELHI: Even as some farm organisations and opposition-ruled states like Punjab and Maharashtra said they will oppose implementation of the new farm laws, PM...