Union Minister says Andhra was not neglected in Budget, disinvestment of VSP taken keeping welfare in mind
On Saturday, the Congress had announced that it has decided to organise ‘Kisan Adhikar Divas’ across the country on January 15 and hold protests outside the Raj Bhavans.
His statement comes after the eighth round of talks when the Centre could not reach any "solution" as the farmer unions remained "adamant" over repeal of three farm laws.
Deal done over power tariff and stiff penalties for stubble burning; seventh round of talks on January 4; unions again defer tractor rally
Farmer unions on Tuesday wrote to Centre formally accepting its invite for talks the next day, but insisted on exploring a ‘rational solution’ to the issues flagged by them.
Adoor Gopalakrishnan says 'Delhi Chalo' agitation one of life or death for farmers, criticises Centre
Adoor Gopalakrishnan termed the protest a life or death one for the farmers and criticised the government for letting the situation to worsen.
The farm laws, which the Centre expedited to liberalise India’s agrarian sector, were in reality an onslaught on democratic rights, said activists on Friday.
The AAP alleged that the Delhi Police had put Kejriwal under house arrest after he met protesting farmers at the Singhu border, a claim denied by the city police.
In a series of tweets, he said the farmers were spending nights on roads in the chilly winter weather as the "government continued to ignore their demands".
Sportspersons of Punjab and Haryana have been returning their awards -- Padma, Dronacharya, and Arjuna award -- in order to show solidarity with the farmers.
“What the Punjab farmers are agitating for is not the demand of a single state; it’s an all-India kisan movement.
Addressing a press conference at the Singhu border in New Delhi, Krantikari Kisan Union president Darshan Pal accused the Centre of dividing farmer organisations.
Senior immunologist Seyed Hasnain said the pandemic can be brought under control if 60-70% of the population is vaccinated, which will hopefully establish herd immunity.
The government has already cracked the whip asking all PSUs to achieve 75 per cent of capex spending by December-end and more than 100 per cent by March-end.
Khattar extended the assurance amid farmers from Punjab and Haryana striving to reach the national capital as part of their 'Delhi Chalo' call to protest against the three central farm laws.