Farmers protests

BKU president Naresh Tikait welcomes withdrawal of farm laws, demands discussion on MSP

Parliament had on Monday passed The Farm Laws Repeal Bill, to repeal the three contentious agri laws against which farmers have been protesting for over a year.

published on : 30th November 2021

Repeal of farm laws must follow dropping of cases against farmers: Hooda

The Parliament on Monday passed The Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021 to annul the three farm laws against which farmers have been protesting for over a year.

published on : 30th November 2021

Bring MSP law or face R-Day stir, says BKU leader Rakesh Tikait

At a mahapanchayat of farmers at Mumbai’s Azad Maidan, Tikait accused the Modi government of running away from a debate over the issue of MSP.

published on : 29th November 2021

Govt to introduce bill in Lok Sabha on Monday to repeal contentious farm laws

The bill has been listed for introduction and passage in Lok Sabha on the first day of the Winter Session of Parliament on Monday.

published on : 27th November 2021

Centre agrees to farmers demand of decriminalising stubble burning, says Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar

With regard to withdrawal of cases against farmers during the agitation, Tomar said this is in the domain of the state governments.

published on : 27th November 2021

Farmers defer tractor march as govt set to table bill to scrap farm laws on Monday

The decision to suspend the march comes two days ahead of the commencement of the Winter Session of Parliament.

published on : 27th November 2021

'Centre silent over MSP guarantee', say farmer unions marking one year of protests

As the prime minister has announced readiness to repeal the laws, farmers' unions celebrated the occasion while resolving to continue the struggle till their remaining demands are accepted.

published on : 27th November 2021

Wheelchair-bound man reaches Singhu to celebrate farm law protest anniversary

That he is happy could be gauged by his smile and the gestures he made to his mother, Harpreet Kaur, 45.

published on : 26th November 2021

AAP government passes resolution against farm laws in special Delhi Assembly session

The Delhi Assembly also passed a resolution seeking repeal of the three farm laws, compensation to families of over 700 farmers who died during the protests and legal guarantee of MSP.

published on : 26th November 2021

Laddoo, bhangra, blood donation mark farm law protest anniversary at Singhu border

The attendees included businessmen, professionals, lawyers, teachers, among others, belonging to families of farmers.

published on : 26th November 2021

AAP govt supports demands of farmers, says Delhi CM Kejriwal

The Delhi Assembly on Friday passed a resolution seeking repeal of the three farm laws, compensation to families of over 700 farmers who died during protests.

published on : 26th November 2021

Farmers in hundreds descend at Delhi-UP border on protest anniversary

Many of them brought along vegetables, sacks of flour and lentils, spices and cooking oil on their tractor-trollies, saying they have come prepared for a long haul.

published on : 26th November 2021

Congress to press for repealing farm laws on day one of Parliament's Winter Session

The decision was taken at a meeting of top party leaders which was chaired by Sonia Gandhi to discuss the Congress' strategy for the upcoming session that will start on November 29.

published on : 25th November 2021

'Mere formality from Modi government': Farmers, Opposition on agri laws repealing

The Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), a joint body of farmer unions leading the current protests, on Sunday wrote to the prime minister urging him to immediately resume talks on MSP.

published on : 25th November 2021

SKM to observe 'Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Diwas' on Wednesday

The umbrella body of farmers' unions protesting the three Central farm laws, in a statement, also said several of its leaders will join a 'Maha Dharna' in Hyderabad on November 25.

published on : 23rd November 2021
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