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Sansad Chalo: 60 tractors, 1,000 people will head to Parliament on 29 Nov, says Rakesh Tikait
India

Sansad Chalo: 60 tractors, 1,000 people will head to Parliament on 29 Nov, says Rakesh Tikait

The BKU leader said that their aim is to talk to the government and hence they will go ‘straight’ to the Parliament

‘Jai Kisan to Farmers reap Modi climbdown’: How newspapers reacted to Centre’s decision to withdraw three farm laws
India

‘Jai Kisan to Farmers reap Modi climbdown’: How newspapers reacted to Centre’s decision to withdraw three farm laws

Prime Minister Narendra Modi surprised the nation on Friday when he announced that the three contentious laws would be repealed in the upcoming winter session of Parliament

Head-on | Three reasons why the Modi government should not have repealed the three farm laws
India

Head-on | Three reasons why the Modi government should not have repealed the three farm laws

By repealing these laws designed to modernise agriculture, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken a step back in his reformist agenda

Centre to repeal all three farm laws: A look at how the farmers' protest unfolded
India

Centre to repeal all three farm laws: A look at how the farmers' protest unfolded

The three legislations introduced last year and the ensuing agitation brought cultivators and farm policies back to the centre stage

Haryana extends mobile internet ban in Karnal as farmers’ protest enters third day
India

Haryana extends mobile internet ban in Karnal as farmers’ protest enters third day

Another round of talks between officials and farmers over a police lathi-charge in Karnal last month had failed on Wednesday after which the protesters said they will continue their sit-in "indefinitely"

Farm laws: Supreme Court-appointed committee submits report in sealed cover
India

Farm laws: Supreme Court-appointed committee submits report in sealed cover

The SC on 11 January had stayed the implementation of the three laws till further orders and appointed a four-member panel to resolve the impasse. The committee was given two months to study the laws and consult all stakeholders

BJP MLA thrashed, clothes torn by protesting farmers in Punjab's Muktsar; police register case
India

BJP MLA thrashed, clothes torn by protesting farmers in Punjab's Muktsar; police register case

Chief Minister Amarinder Singh condemned the attack on Arun Narang and also warned of strict action against anyone trying to disturb peace in the state

'Gross interference': India summons British High Commissioner over debate on farm laws in UK Parliament
India

'Gross interference': India summons British High Commissioner over debate on farm laws in UK Parliament

The government's reaction comes after a group of around dozen cross-party British MPs debated issues around the farmers' protest in India in the British Parliament based on an e-petition that garnered over 1 lakh signatures

SC stays arrest of Shashi Tharoor, 6 journalists for 'misleading' tweets on Republic Day tractor violence
India

SC stays arrest of Shashi Tharoor, 6 journalists for 'misleading' tweets on Republic Day tractor violence

'Nothing is going to happen. Where is the danger,' said the apex court bench headed by CJI SA Bobde. The matter has been adjourned for two weeks

52-year-old farmer from Haryana found dead near Tikri border protest site; suicide suspected
India

52-year-old farmer from Haryana found dead near Tikri border protest site; suicide suspected

As per the police, the purported handwritten suicide note left by the farmer reads, 'Dear farmer brethren, Modi government is giving date after date. No one knows when these black farm laws will be rolled back'

After US remarks on farmers' protest, India says 'Capitol Hill siege evoked similar sentiments'
India

After US remarks on farmers' protest, India says 'Capitol Hill siege evoked similar sentiments'

On the blockage of internet access in parts of the National Capital Region, which has resonated in the US, the government said it was 'understandably taken to prevent further violence'

Farm law protests: Freelance journalist Mandeep Punia granted bail by Delhi court
India

Farm law protests: Freelance journalist Mandeep Punia granted bail by Delhi court

The court directed Punia not to leave the country without prior permission from the court and said he should join the investigations as and when required by the investigating agency

Farmers' protests: Delhi court to pass order on freelance journalist Mandeep Punia's bail petition tomorrow
India

Farmers' protests: Delhi court to pass order on freelance journalist Mandeep Punia's bail petition tomorrow

Delhi Police has sought dismissal of the bail application, saying Punia may again indulge in instigating the protestors and create nuisance at the Singhu border protest site

Farmers tractor rally violence: 38 cases filed, 84 arrested; a look at action taken by police so far across India
India

Farmers tractor rally violence: 38 cases filed, 84 arrested; a look at action taken by police so far across India

Cases have been filed in 5 states so far, the latest being in Delhi on Saturday, against Congress Lok Sabha MP Shashi Tharoor and six journalists over their allegedly 'misleading' tweets on the violence

Rahul Gandhi calls Centre's farm laws 'criminal', claims legislations aimed at benefitting 5 to 6 people close to PM
Politics

Rahul Gandhi calls Centre's farm laws 'criminal', claims legislations aimed at benefitting 5 to 6 people close to PM

He alleged that Modi wanted the farmers to negotiate with 'huge corporates' rather than the ryots going to mandis or negotiating with small traders

Centre proposes to suspend farm laws for 1.5 years, farmers call internal meet to discuss offer
India

Centre proposes to suspend farm laws for 1.5 years, farmers call internal meet to discuss offer

The next round of talks between the Central Government and the farmers' unions to end the deadlock over the three farm laws has been scheduled for 22 January

Centre's farm laws designed to 'destroy' agriculture, only solution is to repeal them, says Rahul Gandhi
India

Centre's farm laws designed to 'destroy' agriculture, only solution is to repeal them, says Rahul Gandhi

The former Congress chief also released a booklet highlighting the 'plight' of farmers in the wake of the Centre's three farm laws at a press conference in New Delhi

People of 'other ideologies' delaying resolution with farmers, says Centre; talks postponed to Wednesday
India

People of 'other ideologies' delaying resolution with farmers, says Centre; talks postponed to Wednesday

Farmers’ unions refused to call off the tractor march planned for 26 January and asserted that they had the constitutional right to demonstrate peacefully on Republic Day

Farmers have 'constitutional right' to take out tractor rally on Republic Day, say protesting union leaders
India

Farmers have 'constitutional right' to take out tractor rally on Republic Day, say protesting union leaders

The union leaders said that farmers are not going to hold their rally on Rajpath and in other high-security areas to avoid disruption in the Republic Day parade and will hold a peaceful rally

Farmer union tells SC to disband negotiation committee, appoint neutral members 'who can do the job'
India

Farmer union tells SC to disband negotiation committee, appoint neutral members 'who can do the job'

In an affidavit, it also sought dismissal of a plea file by the Centre seeking an injunction against the proposed tractor march "which seeks to disrupt the gathering and celebrations of Republic Day on 26 January"