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

Modi govt to reduce dependence on edible oil imports – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Modi government is now planning to work on mission mode to reduce the dependence of the country on edible oil imports, under which it would be increasing production of edible oil from various sources along with spreading public awareness for economical consumption of oil. According to experts, the objective of this new … Read more Modi govt to reduce dependence on edible oil imports – Times of India

At Niti meeting, Punjab CM Amarinder Singh raises farm laws, vaccination, GST compensation

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure urgent resolution to the ongoing farmers’ “unrest”, and an early release of the state’s pending GST compensation. In his pre-recorded address for the sixth Governing Council virtual meeting of Niti Aayog, the Congress leader also proposed that states are consulted before deciding … Read more At Niti meeting, Punjab CM Amarinder Singh raises farm laws, vaccination, GST compensation

‘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

Farmers improve facilities, infrastructure to prepare for prolonged protest at Singhu border

The leaders of the Samyukta Kisan Morcha have reiterated to continue the agitation till the Modi government scraps the farm laws and extends a legal guarantee of the MSP for crops. With a resolution of the stalemate over the new farm legislation seeming unlikely anytime soon, the agitating farmers at the Singhu border have started … Read more Farmers improve facilities, infrastructure to prepare for prolonged protest at Singhu border

Farmers’ agitation sacred but when ‘andolanjivis’ hijack it…what purpose does it serve, asks PM Narendra Modi

The government and Parliament have great respect for farmers who are voicing their views on the three farm bills, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday and asserted that he holds their agitation “sacred” while making a fresh appeal to agitating farmers to resume talks with the Centre. READ | PM Modi invites protesting farmers for … Read more Farmers’ agitation sacred but when ‘andolanjivis’ hijack it…what purpose does it serve, asks PM Narendra Modi

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

Three contentious farm laws will affect MSP, weaken mandi system: Sharad Pawar

New Delhi: Raising concerns over the three new farm laws, NCP President Sharad Pawar on Saturday said the legislation will adversely affect the Minimum Support Price (MSP) and weaken the mandi system. Pawar said he virtually participated in the all-party meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in which issues related to the proposed agenda for … Read more Three contentious farm laws will affect MSP, weaken mandi system: Sharad Pawar

Ahead of SC Verdict on Farm Laws, A Look at Timeline of the Farmers’ Protest

The Supreme Court will on Tuesday deliver its judgment on a number of petitions challenging the validity of the three farm laws that were enacted by the central government in September 2020. On Monday, the court hinted at staying the implementation of the new laws in order to “facilitate” a solution. Here’s a timeline of … Read more Ahead of SC Verdict on Farm Laws, A Look at Timeline of the Farmers’ Protest

Farmers plan tractor rally from five points surrounding Delhi from 11 a.m. today

It is meant to be a ‘rehearsal’ or ‘trailer’ for the parallel tractor parade that farmers say they will hold within the capital on Republic Day if their demands are not met. Thousands of protesting farmers will participate in a tractor rally on the expressways surrounding Delhi on Thursday. The rally is meant to be … Read more Farmers plan tractor rally from five points surrounding Delhi from 11 a.m. today