Congress Will Bring No-confidence Motion Against Haryana Govt, Says Bhupinder Hooda

Congress leader and former CM of Haryana Bhupinder Singh Hooda. (ANI) He said the party will also seek amendment to the Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC) Act to add a provision ensuring the minimum support price (MSP) for crops. PTI Chandigarh Last Updated: February 23, 2021, 18:52 IST FOLLOW US ON: Former Haryana Chief Minister … Read more Congress Will Bring No-confidence Motion Against Haryana Govt, Says Bhupinder Hooda

Farmers’ protest | Agitating farmer unions object to Delhi Police posters at Tikri protest site

Thousands of farmers have been camping at three Delhi border points — Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur — for nearly 90 days Agitating farmer union on February 23 objected to Delhi Police putting posters that allegedly warned off protesters at the Tikri border site, even as the force claimed these were not new and only informed … Read more Farmers’ protest | Agitating farmer unions object to Delhi Police posters at Tikri protest site

‘Rail Roko’ protest: Delhi Police steps up security near tracks

According to a senior police officer, additional staff has been deployed at several points near railway tracks and patrolling has also been increased The Delhi Police on February 18 tightened security in several parts of the national capital, especially near railway tracks, in view of the “rail roko” (rail blockade) called by the farmer groups … Read more ‘Rail Roko’ protest: Delhi Police steps up security near tracks

View: Why Greta Thunberg’s activism against India is misguided

First things first. Democratic governments shouldn’t tell people what to think or say. Anybody can say anything, provided they don’t incite violence. Anybody can air an opinion, provided they respect others’ views. Anybody can back a protest, provided they know the issues involved. Eighteen-year-old Greta Thunberg knows her stuff as an environmental activist. Recall her … Read more View: Why Greta Thunberg’s activism against India is misguided

Farmers’ protest | Iron nails fixed on roads at Ghazipur border being ‘repositioned’: Delhi Police

Iron nails studded on roads at Ghazipur border to restrict the movement of farmers agitating against the new agri laws are being “repositioned”, a senior police officer said on February 4. Also read: Farmers’ protest | No formal talks with govt until harassment stops, detained freed: Samyukt Kisan Morcha The statement comes after videos and … Read more Farmers’ protest | Iron nails fixed on roads at Ghazipur border being ‘repositioned’: Delhi Police

‘What Magic is This Rahul Ji?’ Nadda Tweets Old Video of Cong Leader’s LS Speech Batting for Farm Reforms

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi during a protest against farm laws. BJP president JP Nadda on Sunday shared an old video of Rahul Gandhi’s speech in Lok Sabha in which the Congress leader is seen advocating the need for farmers to get rid of middlemen and sell their produce directly to industry. PTI New Delhi Last … Read more ‘What Magic is This Rahul Ji?’ Nadda Tweets Old Video of Cong Leader’s LS Speech Batting for Farm Reforms

Will Accept if Govt Sends Draft Legalising MSP, ‘Concrete’ Proposal: Farmers on Invite for Talks

Swaraj India’s Yogendra Yadav reads United Farmers’ Front’s new letter addressed to Centre. Addressing a press conference, a farmer leader said they were ready for talks, but the government should send a concrete proposal for that to happen. PTI New Delhi Last Updated: December 23, 2020, 18:52 IST FOLLOW US ON: Protesting farmer unions on … Read more Will Accept if Govt Sends Draft Legalising MSP, ‘Concrete’ Proposal: Farmers on Invite for Talks

Farmers’ Protest LIVE Updates: Kerala May Pass Resolution Against Farm Bills; Khattar Says Will Quit Politics if MSP Abolished

Thousands of farmers from Punjab, Haryana, UP and some other states are protesting against the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of Price Assurance and Farm Services Act, Farmers Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, and the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act. Enacted in September, the three farm laws have been projected by the central … Read more Farmers’ Protest LIVE Updates: Kerala May Pass Resolution Against Farm Bills; Khattar Says Will Quit Politics if MSP Abolished

Morning Digest: Government, BJP firm on farm laws; Biden taps native American Deb Haaland as interior secretary, and more

On a day when the Supreme Court asked the Union government if it was possible to suspend executive action on the three farm related laws till the deadlock with agitating farmers was resolved, the BJP decided to forge ahead with its intensive outreach programme to farmers, explaining the advantages of the laws. President-elect Joe Biden selected … Read more Morning Digest: Government, BJP firm on farm laws; Biden taps native American Deb Haaland as interior secretary, and more

Farmers’ Protest LIVE: Kejriwal Tears Copies of Farm Laws in Assembly; Amit Shah, Tomar Meet at BJP HQ

Taking to Twitter, Swaraj India leader Yogendra Yadav, who is also a member of umbrella group Sankyukt Kisan Morcha, said, “The SC can and must decide on the constitutionality of the 3 farm acts. But it is not for the judiciary to decide on the feasibility and desirability of these laws. That’s between the farmers … Read more Farmers’ Protest LIVE: Kejriwal Tears Copies of Farm Laws in Assembly; Amit Shah, Tomar Meet at BJP HQ