farm laws

PM doesn't have time to meet farmers: Chidambaram slams Modi government

He asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi why did he not travel 20 km to talk to the protesting farmers sitting on Delhi's borders, even though he was travelling to Kerala and Assam.

published on : 28th February 2021

Rakesh Tikait to tour five states in March to drum up support for farmers' protest

Tikait, the national spokesperson of the BKU and a prominent face of the farmers' protest, will begin the tour from March 1, the office-bearer said.

published on : 28th February 2021

Centre stubborn, not ready to listen to farmers: Gehlot hits out at Modi government

Addressing farmers' 'mahapanchayats' in Dungargarh of Bikaner and Chittorgarh's Matrikundia, Gehlot said the way the Union government is behaving is shameful.

published on : 27th February 2021

Agitating farmers observe 'Yuva Kisan Diwas' at protest sites against agri laws

The protesting farmers also paid tributes to 18-year-old Navjot Singh, who passed away at the Singhu border on Friday.

published on : 27th February 2021

Kisan Congress protests outside Tomar's house, demands withdrawal of farm laws

Kisan Congress vice president Surendra Solanki said protesters surrounded the residence of the agriculture minister in an 'attempt to awaken the sleeping government' over the plight of farmers.

published on : 27th February 2021

UN human rights chief hopes for equitable solution to farmers' agitation; India responds forcefully

Multiple rounds of talks between the government and farmer unions have not been able to resolve the deadlock.

published on : 27th February 2021

Digvijaya Singh challenges BJP to discuss, debate farm laws with him

He said the 'kisan mahapanchayats' will be apolitical events and those attending will carry national flags and not ones associated with parties or outfits.

published on : 26th February 2021

Republic Day violence: Media house denies in Delhi HC any offensive reporting against Sikh community

In an affidavit filed in the high court, it has claimed that 'not even a single assertion was made in relation to the Sikh community'.

published on : 26th February 2021

MEA takes up with Canada reports of threats to Indians, ask authorities to ensure safety

MEA also said the Indian nationals are advised to report any such incident to the local Canadian police and also bring it to the immediate attention of the Indian High Commission in Ottawa.

published on : 26th February 2021

Samyukta Kisan Morcha appeals to farmers to peacefully participate in 'Bharat Bandh' on Friday

Traders' body CAIT has said that all commercial markets across the country will remain closed on February 26 in view of its 'Bharat Bandh' call demanding a review of the GST.

published on : 25th February 2021

Centre taking all steps to double farmers' income, says PM Narendra Modi

An amount of Rs 6,000 per year is transferred in three installments directly into the accounts of the farmers under the scheme, which was launched on on February 24, 2019 by Modi at Gorakhpur, UP. 

published on : 25th February 2021

Farmers' protest: Samyukt Kisan Morcha writes to President Kovind, seeks end to 'repression'

Hundreds of 'innocent' farmers and others who are supporting their agitation have been lodged in jails and false cases registered against them.

published on : 25th February 2021

Union minister RL Kataria skips Ambala event following protest by farmers

However, the minister of state for jal shakti and social justice and empowerment attended two other public programmes where a large number of police force was deployed.

published on : 25th February 2021

Protesting unions writes to President seeking unconditional release of arrested farmers

Meanwhile, the SKM welcomed the release of climate activist Disha Ravi, arrested by the Delhi Police in the toolkit case earlier this month.

published on : 24th February 2021

Amid protests against agri laws, Plea in SC seeks setting up of panels on farmers' rights

The petition sought a direction to the Centre and all the states to implement report of National Commission on Farmers (NCF) constituted under the Chairmanship of Professor M S Swaminathan.

published on : 24th February 2021
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