Farmer protests: Ninth round of talks ends, next meet on 19 Jan; govt urges unions to form informal grouping
Meanwhile, the Congress party shored up its attack against the Centre over the issue, with Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi leading protests in New Delhi
Farmers' Protest Updates: Will launch hunger strike on farmers' issues by Jan end in Delhi, says Anna Hazare
Farmers' Protest Updates: Farmers' Protest LIVE Updates: In a letter to prime minister Narendra Modi, Hazare said he had written to the Centre five times on the issue of farmers but had not received any response.
Farmer unions and opposition parties too had raised doubts over the composition of the panel, insisting that its members have been in favour of the three laws in the past. The panel is due to hold its first meeting on 19 January
Farmers Protest Updates: Talks must continue, says MoS Agriculture Parshottam Rupala on meeting scheduled for 15 January
Farmers Protest Updates: 'It is only through dialogue, a way forward can be found,' Rupala told PTI. Farmers unions have also shown willingness to attend the scheduled ninth round of talks but have insisted on a complete repeal of the agri laws
Farmers also shouted slogans against the BJP-led Centre and slammed the government for not acceding to their demands. They demanded that the new farms laws should be repealed
'Genuinely interested to solve problem': SC suspends implementation of farm laws until further notice, forms panel
The ruling came on a batch of petitions challenging the validity of the three farm laws that were enacted last September. A detailed order is expected later today
It is not strictly within the ambit of the powers of the Supreme Court to be passing orders staying legislations in aid of perception management. Hence, though the result may superficially seem correct, the process of reasoning, or lack thereof, behind the result, renders it anything but.
Farmers' Protest Updates: ML Khattar should tell Centre to repeal laws instead of holding outreach events, says Hooda
Farmers' Protest LIVE Updates: On Sunday, Haryana Police had used water cannons and lobbed teargas shells to prevent the farmers from marching towards the venue of Khattar's event
SC staying implementation of farm laws 'not a solution', say farmer leaders; demand legislation be withdrawn
'We welcome the Supreme Court observation, but ending the protest is not an option. Any stay is only for a fixed period of time,' said Haryana Bharatiya Kisan Union president Gurnam Singh Chaduni
Farmers conduct tractor march day before talks with Centre; SC says protest shouldn't become COVID hotspot
Meanwhile, the Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Centre to reply within two weeks on the measures undertaken to stop the spread of COVID-19 at the protest sites.
Security tightened at Delhi border as farmers begin tractor rally; 'rehearsal' for 26 Jan, say unions
Protesting farm unions said today's march is just a 'rehearsal' for their proposed 26 January tractor parade that will be moved into Delhi from different parts of Haryana, Punjab and UP
'We encourage consultation', says SC on farmers-Centre talks; many in support of farm laws, claims Tomar
Tens of thousands of farmers, mostly from Punjab and Haryana, have been camping out on roads around New Delhi, for more than a month, braving the bitter cold and continuous rain over the last few days
Farmers' Protest Updates: Seventh round of negotiations end without headway, next meeting on 8 January
Farmers' Protest Updates: Farmer leaders said the government said it needs to consult internally and thereafter it would come back to the unions. They also said that farmers will have their own meeting on Tuesday to decide their next course of action
Farmers' Protest: Rajasthan protesters clash with Haryana Police near border; Kerala passes resolution against farm laws
Hours after agreeing to Pinarayi Vijayan's resolution against Centre's farm laws, BJP's lone member in Kerala Assembly, O Rajagopal, backtracked saying the reform laws are good for farmers
Moving the resolution, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan alleged the Central farm laws have been amended to help the corporates
Farmers' Protest: Consensus reached over power tarrifs and stubble burning, but deadlock on MSP, repeal of laws remains
The Centre proposed forming a committee to deliberate on the farmers' demands as it ruled out the possibility of repealing the legislations. The two sides are set to meet again on 4 January
Farmers' Protest Updates: Consensus on 2 out of 4 issues reached between both sides, says Tomar; next meeting on 4 Jan
Farmers' Protest Updates: The Centre, during its meeting with the farmers’ unions on Wednesday, offered to set up a committee to deliberate on their demands related to the agricultural laws
Earlier on Tuesday, thousands of protesters from various farmers organisations and pro-Left outfits marched on Raj Bhavan in Bihar’s Patna to demand the scrapping of the agriculture laws.
Governor Arif Mohammad Khan had earlier rejected the request saying CM Pinarayi Vijayan had not specified the 'nature of the emergency' which warranted the special session
Anna Hazare threatens to go on hunger strike if farmers' demands are not met, says it will be his 'last protest'
The social activist said he had been holding protests for farmers for the last three years, but the government has done nothing to resolve the issues