Farm Laws
Business  /  Published 18.01.22

Payout to farmers may be raised

The Modi government is likely to increase the payout to farmers under the PM Kisan Scheme in the budget to Rs 8000 per annum from Rs 6000 per annum. The budget allocation to the agriculture sector wi...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.01.22

Going tough for BJP in UP, Punjab: Farm unions

With the Election Commission announcing poll dates for five states, including Punjab and Uttar Pradesh, farmer leaders on Saturday said it is a tough road ahead for the BJP as the Centre is yet to mee...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 28.12.21

Letters to the Editor: Alcoholism causes premature death

Curious case Sir — Excessive alcohol consumption may guarantee a trip to the crematorium — after all, alcoholism is a leading cause of premature death. In Bihar’s crematoriums, howe...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 26.12.21

'No plan to bring back farm laws'

"I had said that the government had made good (farm) laws. We took them back due to some reasons. The government will continue to work for the welfare of the farmers," the minister said. Co...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Gwalior

India  /  Published 25.12.21

Farm laws: Cong swipe at Centre

The Congress on Saturday alleged that the Centre was hatching a "conspiracy" to bring back the three farm laws after the next round of assembly polls and urged the people to teach the govern...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


India  /  Published 23.12.21

Anti-farm remarks: Kangana grilled

Mumbai police on Thursday recorded the statement of Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut for more than an hour in a case where she is accused of portraying the farmers' protest on Delhi borders as "...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 19.12.21

Farm Fatale: Lessons learnt from the farmers’ protest

Essence of the three farm laws 1) The Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Act: Created opportunities for contract-farming 2) The Essential Commodities...
By Anita Joshua

India  /  Published 15.12.21

Peace prevails, barricades opened

The Delhi Police on Tuesday dismantled almost all barricades at the Singhu border that were erected to prevent the protesting farmers from moving towards the national capital. Farmers started leaving...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 13.12.21

Sikhs in Kolkata rally to celebrate repeal of farm laws

A number of Sikhs living in Kolkata, many of who still own farmlands in Punjab, organised a rally on Sunday celebrating the repeal of the three controversial farm laws.  The rally started from G...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

India  /  Published 11.12.21

2 returning farmers fall short of home

Two Punjab farmers were killed when the tractor-trailer on which they were travelling was hit by a truck in Haryana's Hisar while they were returning home from a protest site near the Delhi's ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Chandigarh


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