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Punjab Assembly passes four bills to counter Centre's farm laws, adopts resolution
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Punjab Assembly passes four bills to counter Centre's farm laws, adopts resolution

The bills provide for imprisonment of not less than three years for the sale or purchase of wheat or paddy below MSP, seek to prevent hoarding and black-marketing of agricultural produce, and to exempt farmers from the attachment of land up to 2.5 acres.

Captain Amarinder Singh tables three bills in Punjab Assembly to counter Centre's farm laws
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Captain Amarinder Singh tables three bills in Punjab Assembly to counter Centre's farm laws

A resolution against the contentious farm laws was moved on Tuesday by the Leader of the House on the second day of a special Assembly session in Chandigarh

Schools partially reopen in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Sikkim from today; parental consent required to attend offline classes
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Schools partially reopen in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Sikkim from today; parental consent required to attend offline classes

Students from classes 9 to 12 in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Sikkim can attend offline classes at their respective schools, but they have been given the option to not report to school

Punjab, Haryana officials say early harvest, shortage of labour force due to COVID-19 led to more farm fires this year
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Punjab, Haryana officials say early harvest, shortage of labour force due to COVID-19 led to more farm fires this year

According to the Punjab Pollution Control Board, the state has recorded 4,585 farm fires this season so far, compared to 1,631 during the corresponding period last year

Unlock 5: Cinema halls, entertainment parks, swimming pools and schools to reopen today
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Unlock 5: Cinema halls, entertainment parks, swimming pools and schools to reopen today

While theatres and multiplexes will remain closed in states like Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Chhattisgarh, they will open this week in several places, including Delhi and parts of Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat, with stringent dos and don'ts.

Irked by Union agriculture minister's absence, Punjab farmers leave Delhi meeting, tear copies of farm laws
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Irked by Union agriculture minister's absence, Punjab farmers leave Delhi meeting, tear copies of farm laws

The Punjab farmers' representatives alleged that while they were called to Delhi for the meeting, Union ministers were holding virtual meetings in the state.

Schools, coaching institutions in Punjab to reopen from 15 October for students of Classes 9-12
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Schools, coaching institutions in Punjab to reopen from 15 October for students of Classes 9-12

Higher educational institutions for research scholars and postgraduate students in science and technology streams are also permitted to open

Farmers' organisations in Punjab reject agriculture ministry's invite for talks on three farm laws
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Farmers' organisations in Punjab reject agriculture ministry's invite for talks on three farm laws

The protesting farmers also gave an ultimatum to Punjab CM Amarinder Singh to convene a special session of the Assembly for passing a resolution rejecting the new laws within a week

Farm laws protests: Rahul Gandhi to hold second round of tractor rallies in Haryana on 6, 7 October
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Farm laws protests: Rahul Gandhi to hold second round of tractor rallies in Haryana on 6, 7 October

The Congress leader addressed a tractor rally against the farm laws in Punjab on Sunday during a three-day to the state

Congress will revoke farm sector laws if voted to power, says Rahul Gandhi at rally in Punjab's Moga
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Congress will revoke farm sector laws if voted to power, says Rahul Gandhi at rally in Punjab's Moga

Slamming the Centre over the three new agriculture laws, the Congress leader asked why farmers were agitating if they were happy with the legislations

Farmers' protest: Rahul Gandhi to lead tractor rally in Punjab's Moga today to oppose new laws
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Farmers' protest: Rahul Gandhi to lead tractor rally in Punjab's Moga today to oppose new laws

The tractor rallies, which have been named as ''Kheti Bachao Yatra'', will cover more than 50 km, spread over three days in various districts

Shiromani Akali Dal leaders take out 'kisan marches' against farm laws in Amritsar, Bathinda, Anandpur Sahib
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Shiromani Akali Dal leaders take out 'kisan marches' against farm laws in Amritsar, Bathinda, Anandpur Sahib

The processions will reach Chandigarh where the party leadership will hand over a memorandum against the farm laws to Punjab Governor VP Singh Badnore

Protests against farm laws intensify, Opposition leaders detained in Delhi, UP, Gujarat; Congress MP moves SC against legislations
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Protests against farm laws intensify, Opposition leaders detained in Delhi, UP, Gujarat; Congress MP moves SC against legislations

Congress MP from Kerala TN Prathapan moved the Supreme Court challenging the constitutional validity of various provisions of the contentious Farmers' (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of Price Assurance and Farm Services Act, 2020

Enact laws to override Centre's farm sector legislations, Congress urges party-ruled states
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Enact laws to override Centre's farm sector legislations, Congress urges party-ruled states

President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday gave assent to three contentious farm bills passed by Parliament last week. These laws have triggered ' protests by farmers, especially in Punjab and Haryana.

Three contentious farm laws have put Punjab on a warpath with the Centre; here's why
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Three contentious farm laws have put Punjab on a warpath with the Centre; here's why

The SAD leaving the NDA, combined with the rise of the AAP in Punjab, has complicated the political equation. With polls less than two years away, it is easy to see why political parties dare not risk the anger of farmers

Protests against farm laws intensify in Punjab, Karnataka; tractor set on fire in Delhi, Amarinder Singh stages sit-in agitation
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Protests against farm laws intensify in Punjab, Karnataka; tractor set on fire in Delhi, Amarinder Singh stages sit-in agitation

Farmers’ organisations continued protests even as President Ram Nath Kovind gave assent to all the three contentious farm bills passed by the Parliament on 20 September

President's nod to farm bills 'sad, disappointing and extremely unfortunate', says Sukhbir Singh Badal
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President's nod to farm bills 'sad, disappointing and extremely unfortunate', says Sukhbir Singh Badal

A SAD delegation led by Badal met President Ram Nath Kovind on 21 September and urged him to return them to Parliament for reconsideration

Punjab BJP chief says disappointed over SAD's departure from NDA, 'reasons for leaving very surprising'
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Punjab BJP chief says disappointed over SAD's departure from NDA, 'reasons for leaving very surprising'

In addition to the SAD's opposition to the Centre's farm bills, the party was also unhappy over Punjabi being left out of the Jammu and Kashmir Official Languages Bill, 2020

President Ram Nath Kovind gives nod to three farm bills amid nationwide protests by cultivators, Opposition
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President Ram Nath Kovind gives nod to three farm bills amid nationwide protests by cultivators, Opposition

Several parties, including the NDA's oldest ally SAD, have opposed the Centre's bills. The SAD on Saturday has parted ways with the BJP over the issue

SAD snapped ties with NDA 'out of compulsion', says dissident Akali leader Sukhdev Dhindsa
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SAD snapped ties with NDA 'out of compulsion', says dissident Akali leader Sukhdev Dhindsa

SAD had on Saturday quit the National Democratic Alliance over the farm bills issue, the third major party to walk out of the BJP-led coalition in the last couple of years