Farm laws

Amritsar-bound trains diverted as farmer body refuses to clear track

The Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee has refused to budge from its stand till the farm laws issue is resolved.

published on : 24th November 2020

Farmers protest: Railways restores services in Punjab; passenger train stopped at Beas station

The Western Railway (WR) on Monday said it restored 11 trains, which were either cancelled, short-terminated or short-originated, due to the farmers' agitation in Punjab.

published on : 24th November 2020

Agriculture laws: Centre calls Punjab farmers for second round of talks on December 3

The secretary has sent the invitation to the farmer bodies on behalf of Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar.

published on : 24th November 2020

Railways likely to restore 17 mail, express trains for Punjab region from November 24

These trains will be the first set to be operated by the Railways after almost a two month suspension due to the farmers protest in the state.

published on : 23rd November 2020

Will resume Punjab train services at earliest: Railways after assurance from farmers

Goods trains have not entered Punjab for nearly two months, except for two days in October, due to the rail blockade by farmers over the contentious farm laws.

published on : 22nd November 2020

Punjab farmers agree to allow passenger train movement, lift rail blockade against new Farm Laws

The farmers' bodies had maintained that they would consider allowing passenger trains to run in the state if the Centre starts running goods trains first.

published on : 21st November 2020

Suffered loss of Rs 2,220 crore due to farmers' protest in Punjab: Railways

The protests, which began on September 24, have affected 3,850 freight trains which could not be loaded.

published on : 20th November 2020

Punjab farmers' protest: NHAI suffers Rs 150 crore revenue loss

Farmers, who are up in arms against three central farm laws, have been staging sit-ins at toll plazas in Punjab since October 1.

published on : 19th November 2020

Supreme Court restores dismissed PIL challenging validity of Centre's farm laws

These laws came into being from September 27 after President Ram Nath Kovind's assent.

published on : 19th November 2020

Punjab farmers put ball in Centre’s court, ask resumption of goods train

Supply of commodities like fertilisers and coal for power plants has been hit due to the weeks-long standoff between farmer unions and the Railways.

published on : 19th November 2020

TN Congress bracing up to counter BJP’s Vel Yatra with state-wide plough rally 

The party claims to have already collected 16 lakh signatures from TN farmers against the laws and plans to begin its rally on November 22 with a state-conference in Coimbatore.

published on : 18th November 2020

No headway in Centre's 'seven-hour long' talks with farmers, stir to continue against Farm Laws

The seven-hour meeting between the Centre and representatives of 30 Punjab farmers’ unions remained inconclusive, sources said, adding the farmers’ agitation in the state will continue.

published on : 14th November 2020

Agriculture laws: 30 farm unions of Punjab to hold talks with centre on Friday

While their Dilli Challo programme on November 26-27 is as per schedule, they will celebrate Diwali by lighting torches.

published on : 13th November 2020

Agriculture laws: Centre invites Punjab farmers bodies for talks on November 13

Bharatiya Kisan Union (Rajewal) president Balbir Singh Rajewal said farmers' organisations have received an invitation.

published on : 11th November 2020

Congress holds tractor rally to oppose farm laws

Alleging that the BJD and BJP are two sides of the same coin, Patnaik said that the ruling party in Odisha has not protested against anti-farmer laws till now.

published on : 10th November 2020
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