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Farmers' body SKM rejects govt's 22 August meeting on MSP, says no hopes from it
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Farmers' body SKM rejects govt's 22 August meeting on MSP, says no hopes from it

After rolling back the three farm laws last year, the government promised a guarantee on MSP, withdrawal of cases against protesters & compensation to all families of the farmers who died during protests

Congress to take to streets after 15 August demanding rollback of Agnipath scheme
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Congress to take to streets after 15 August demanding rollback of Agnipath scheme

Congress leader and Rajya Sabha MP Deepinder Singh Hooda said he, along with several other Congress members, had given adjournment notices in both Houses of Parliament in the just-concluded Monsoon session for holding a discussion on the Agnipath scheme but the government did not agree

Punjab: Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann to raise issues of legal guarantee to MSP, farm debt at NITI Aayog meeting
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Punjab: Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann to raise issues of legal guarantee to MSP, farm debt at NITI Aayog meeting

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair the seventh governing council meeting of the NITI Aayog, the government's apex policy think tank

Samyukt Kisan Morcha hold 'rail roko' stir across Punjab over MSP issue
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Samyukt Kisan Morcha hold 'rail roko' stir across Punjab over MSP issue

Passengers are stuck at the railway station in Amritsar amid a rail-roko protests by farmers

Punjab government seeks Centre's panel on MSP to be reconstituted
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Punjab government seeks Centre's panel on MSP to be reconstituted

Earlier on Wednesday, Mann had slammed the Centre for not giving Punjab a representation in the committee, saying the panel without any farmers from the state will be like a "body without a soul"

Govt announces MSP hike for kharif season: What it is, how it is decided and what it means for farmers
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Govt announces MSP hike for kharif season: What it is, how it is decided and what it means for farmers

MSP is the minimum price set by the government at which farmers can expect to sell their crop. It is also the price that government agencies pay when procuring the crop

Centre hikes paddy MSP by Rs 100 per quintal for 2022-23
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Centre hikes paddy MSP by Rs 100 per quintal for 2022-23

Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved the increase in MSP for all mandated Kharif crops for the 2022-23 crop year

To encourage crop diversification, Punjab CM announces MSP on maize, pulses, bajra
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To encourage crop diversification, Punjab CM announces MSP on maize, pulses, bajra

Bhagwant Mann made the announcement during his interaction with farmers after kick-starting the ambitious Direct Seeding of Rice drive

Samyukt Kisan Morcha to observe 'MSP Guarantee Week' from 11 to 17 April
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Samyukt Kisan Morcha to observe 'MSP Guarantee Week' from 11 to 17 April

During the week, farmer unions will hold dharnas, demonstrations and seminars across the country, the SKM said in a statement on Sunday

Interview | People beat forces trying to use farmers as crutches against BJP in polls: Narendra Singh Tomar
India

Interview | People beat forces trying to use farmers as crutches against BJP in polls: Narendra Singh Tomar

The union agriculture minister said that the withdrawal of the laws despite their being vital to the government’s vision to uplift the lives of the farmers was a tough decision.

Farmers' protest: SKM to hold nationwide stir on 21 March over Centre's 'unfulfilled promises'
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Farmers' protest: SKM to hold nationwide stir on 21 March over Centre's 'unfulfilled promises'

The SKM has also said that farmers will observe 'MSP guarantee week' from 11 to 17 April under its next phase of nationwide campaign

SKM observes 'Vishwasghat Diwas' across India today: Why farmers continue to protest against Centre
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SKM observes 'Vishwasghat Diwas' across India today: Why farmers continue to protest against Centre

The Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) announced to observe 31 January as ‘Vishwasghat Diwas’ (betrayal day) in at least 500 districts of the country against the BJP-led Centre government.

Suspension of 12 MPs 'undemocratic': Rajya Sabha witnesses uproar as Oppn demand revocation
India

Suspension of 12 MPs 'undemocratic': Rajya Sabha witnesses uproar as Oppn demand revocation

Amid sloganeering by members of Opposition, including the Congress, with several of them trooping into the Well of the House, Chairman M Venkaiah continued with the Zero Hour during which many MPs raised important issues

Parliament Winter Session: Opposition protests continue to rock Rajya Sabha over suspension of 12 MPs
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Parliament Winter Session: Opposition protests continue to rock Rajya Sabha over suspension of 12 MPs

Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu said he was informed that the government was willing to consider the Opposition's case only if the suspended MPs express 'regret' for their conduct

Winter Session of Parliament: Opposition MPs to march from Gandhi statue to Vijay Chowk in solidarity with 12 RS suspended members
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Winter Session of Parliament: Opposition MPs to march from Gandhi statue to Vijay Chowk in solidarity with 12 RS suspended members

The 12 members were suspended for alleged unruly conduct towards the end of the monsoon session in August when marshals were called after they stormed the Well of the House during the passage of a bill

SKM meeting underway to decide future course of farmers' agitation; discussion of pending demands on agenda
India

SKM meeting underway to decide future course of farmers' agitation; discussion of pending demands on agenda

A group of 10-15 farmers sat on the pavement outside, wearing chains, in a symbolic protest, and demanded guarantee of MSP from the government, saying these farmers will not budge unless it is granted

No record of farmers dying during protests, so no question of compensation: Centre tells Parliament
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No record of farmers dying during protests, so no question of compensation: Centre tells Parliament

The Centre was responding to a question regarding deaths of farmers and whether the government was intending to provide compensation to the families of such farmers

'Victory for us': After farm laws repeal, unions to meet on 1 Dec over future course of action
India

'Victory for us': After farm laws repeal, unions to meet on 1 Dec over future course of action

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced on 19 November that the three farm legislations will be repealed

Narendra Modi showed good intent with farm law repeal, now he should showcase strong, decisive leadership
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Narendra Modi showed good intent with farm law repeal, now he should showcase strong, decisive leadership

In a post-truth, Orwellian world where China is seen as a democracy and India an authoritarian state, and where ‘progressive doublethink’ is a way of life, a strong, decisive government is the need of the hour in India

Winter Session of Parliament begins today; here's what to expect
India

Winter Session of Parliament begins today; here's what to expect

The all-party meet held on Sunday ahead of the Winter Session witnessed Opposition parties demanding discussions on issues including price rise, Pegasus snooping row and BSF jurisdiction