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Farmer Distress
India  /  Published 18.01.21

'Ready to protest till 2024'

Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait on Sunday said farmers are prepared to protest against the Centre’s new farm laws “till May 2024” if necessary. The next general ele...
By PTI in Nagpur

India  /  Published 17.01.21

Call to veterans to join farmers’ protest

Around 400 farmers from Kerala have joined the protest near the Rajasthan-Haryana border against the three new farm laws, PTI added. The group reached Alwar’s Shahjahanpur on Friday to particip...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.01.21

Farm panel lands in hot water

Bhupinder Singh Mann, a farm leader who had been picked by the Supreme Court to be part of a four-member committee to broker peace between the protesting farmers and the government, has apparently dec...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.01.21

Ex-judge to PM: repeal laws

The former Supreme Court judge, Justice Markandey Katju, on Thursday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to immediately repeal the three new farm laws through an ordinance and urged him to accept his &...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.01.21

BJP pins hope on diversions

The BJP hopes to cash in on the double dose of the launch of the Covid-19 vaccination campaign and a funds collection drive to build a Ram temple in Ayodhya to shift focus from the farmers’ prot...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

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India  /  Published 15.01.21

Farm rage takes toll on Reliance, Walmart

Dozens of Reliance Industries’ retail stores and a giant Walmart outlet face revenue losses of millions of dollars after being forced to shut for more than three months over protests against the...
By Reuters in Mohali

India  /  Published 08.01.21

Farmers snub Centre on state leeway

The government on Thursday purportedly floated a proposal that would allow state governments the final say on the implementation of the three contentious farm laws, a day ahead of the eighth round of ...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.12.20

Kerala renews farm session bid

The Kerala cabinet on Thursday decided to make a recommendation to the governor to convene a special session of the Assembly on December 31 to pass a resolution against the controversial farm bills. ...
By Our Correspondent in Bangalore

India  /  Published 18.12.20

Farm laws: Centre steers clear of assurance in SC

Justice Bobde said the court wanted the committee to include independent experts like journalist P. Sainath, who has written on rural matters, poverty and inequality, apart from farmer leaders and gov...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.12.20

Farm laws: govt replays hardsell and suspicions

The government, which has hit a stone wall of resistance from the farmers’ unions, on Thursday switched to a direct appeal to the peasantry with an eight-page open letter from agriculture minist...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi


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