Punjab CM Warns of Stern Action against Lockdown Violators, Denies Sabotaging Farm Stir

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As thousands of farmers took out protest marches at several places in Punjab on Saturday against the weekend lockdown amid rising of Covid-19 cases, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh warned that the lockdown violators will be dealt with sternly. Singh also rejected charges by the farmer groups that the state government was trying to ‘sabotage’ … Read more

“Ready For Talks But It Should Be About Repealing Farm Laws”: Farmer Leader

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The fight will go on for long, for how many months one doesn’t know, said the farmer leader. (FILE) Chandigarh: Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait on Thursday said the farmer unions are ready to discuss the three contentious agri laws with the Centre whenever it wants to resume talks but asserted the discussion … Read more

Centre Shouldn’t Treat Farmers’ Stir Like Shaheen Bagh Protest: Farm Leader

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Rakesh Tikait said the Centre’s farm laws will only spell losses for farmers. (FILE) Yamunanagar (Haryana): BKU leader Rakesh Tikait on Wednesday said the government should not treat the ongoing farmers’ agitation like last year’s protest in Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh and asserted that the protesters will only go home after the new agricultural laws are … Read more

Farmers’ Income Can Be Doubled by 2022-23 if Farm Laws are Aptly Enforced Now: Ramesh Chand

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Despite a surge in Covid cases, several farmer unions have persisted with their protests against the Centre’s three laws for agricultural reforms passed in September last year. A committee appointed by the Supreme Court to study the laws and consult all stakeholders has submitted its report on March 19. Niti Aayog member Prof Ramesh Chand, … Read more

SC-Appointed Committee Submits Report on Farm Laws, Random Covid-19 Testing for Flyers in Delhi and Other Top Stories

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Supreme Court Appointed Committee Submits Report On Farm Laws The three-member committee appointed by the Supreme Court on the three new farm laws has submitted its report to the apex court in a sealed cover. The committee said that around 85 farmer organisation have been consulted in the case. It added that after meeting with … Read more

Supreme Court Appointed Committee Submits Report On Farm Laws

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File photo of the Supreme Court. The committee, in its report, said that around 85 farmer organisation have been consulted in the case. The three-member committee appointed by the Supreme Court on the three new farm laws has submitted its report to the apex court in a sealed cover. The committee said that around 85 … Read more

Farmers Burn Copies Of Farm Laws At Delhi Border To Celebrate “Holika Dahan”

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The protesting farmers celebrated Holi at the Delhi borders, burnt copies of three new farm laws New Delhi: Farmers camping at the Delhi borders on Sunday burnt copies of the Centre’s new farm laws to mark “Holika Dahan“, the Samyukta Kisan Morcha said. The protesting farmers celebrated Holi at the borders and maintained that their … Read more

Congress MPs Dissociate Themselves from Parl Panel Report Advocating Implementation of 1 of 3 Farm Laws

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Three Congress MPs Saturday dissociated themselves from the report of a parliamentary standing committee recommending implementation of the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020, and alleged the report was adopted against norms and conventions. The said Act is one of the three contentious agriculture-marketing laws which have triggered protests by farmers and which the Congress wants … Read more

Leave ego, scrap farm laws and talk to farmers: Amarinder to Centre | India News – Times of India

Leave ego, scrap farm laws and talk to farmers: Amarinder to Centre | India News - Times of India

CHANDIGARH: Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday urged the Centre to leave its ego, scrap the three farm legislations and bring in new laws after fresh discussions with farmers. Singh was addressing the media on the completion of four years of his government. “Bring new bills after discussion with farmers. Sit with them, talk … Read more

Farmers to Intensify Agitation with Bharat Bandh, Burning Farm Laws on Holi

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Intensifying their agitation against the three farm laws, the Samyukt Kisan Morcha on Wednesday met with different mass organisations and associations to strategise for their ‘Sampurna Bharat Bandh’ on March 26. Addressing a press conference, Ranjit Raju of Ganganagar Kisan Samiti said that during the nationwide strike on March 26, which also marks four months … Read more

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