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BusinessToday.In
September 29, 2020
Farmers' protest: In Punjab, farmers continued their 'rail roko' agitation for the fifth consecutive day. The protesters under the banner of Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee have been squatting on rail tracks since September 24 at Jalandhar, Amritsar, Tanda, Mukerian and Ferozepur


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, September 22, 2020
Thousands of farmers in Punjab, Haryana, Telangana and several other states are on the roads to protest against 3 farm ordinances which were passed in the Lok Sabha by the Central government. The protests have sprung all across India and claim that the new farm laws will destroy farmers' livelihood. The Rajya Sabha had passed the 2 Agriculture reform bills against the previous ordinances, with one bill still under discussion. These bills will replace the existing ordinances once they get approved by Rajya Sabha. Watch the video for more.Also Read: Average MSP increase in rabi crops hits 6-year low at 4.3%


BusinessToday.In
September 21, 2020
Farm bills row: This change in farming sector is the need of the present hour and our government has brought this reform for farmers, said PM Modi


Prasanna Mohanty
September 21, 2020
Contrary to Centre's claims, a parallel private market for farm produce and negation of states' regulatory power are aimed at helping private businesses at the cost of farmers. The last thing distressed farmers need is exposure to unregulated market forces


BusinessToday.In
September 20, 2020
The Prime Minister says for decades, Indian farmers have been bound by various constraints and bullied by middlemen; these bills passed by Parliament will liberate farmers from such adversities, says the PM


BusinessToday.In
September 20, 2020
Opposition accuses BJP government of censoring Rajya Sabha TV coverage during Parliament session; agriculture minister terms the bills \"historic\", which will bring a revolutionary change in farmer's lives


PTI
September 20, 2020
Bills are facing staunch opposition from farmer bodies as well as from within ruling coalition; Harsimrat Kaur Badal, food processing minister from Shiromani Akali Dal party, resigned from Cabinet last week


PTI
September 20, 2020
Congress leader Partap Singh Bajwa, who hails from Punjab, describes the proposed laws as \"ill-conceived and ill-timed\" and says his party \"completely rejects\" them. He says the bills are against land owners across the country, especially those of Punjab, Haryana and western Uttar Pradesh


BusinessToday.In
September 20, 2020
Chidambaram said farm bills do not contain a clause that final price a farmer will get from private purchaser should not be less than MSP; bills undermine only regulated market available to farmers without creating thousands of alternative markets, he adds


Joe C Mathew
September 18, 2020
Farmer leaders want the government to introduce an assurance of minimum support price (MSP) for agricultural crops in the Bill itself instead of giving verbal promises


BusinessToday.In
September 18, 2020
Farm bills 2020: PM Modi said that the government is committed to help farmers get the right prices through Minimum Support Price amid massive protests over the three bills that were passed in the Lok Sabha on Thursday


BusinessToday.In
September 18, 2020
Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram said that the \"grave flaw\" in the ordinances passed in Lok Sabha is that they don't specify that the price which the farmer gets shall not be less than the MSP


PTI
September 16, 2020
Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal, an ally of the ruling BJP, spoke about \"misgivings\" and \"doubts\" among farmers on the bill and two other proposed legislations related to the farm sector


Dipak Mondal
August 31, 2020
Subramanian also said that power consumption is only 1.9 per cent lower than last year, while e-way bill generation in August was almost same as last year (99.8 per cent)


Prasanna Mohanty
February 13, 2020
Taxing agricultural income is a politically sensitive issue; successive governments have shown little interest in taking corrective measures even while official reports have repeatedly expressed serious concerns over non-agriculturists abusing the exemption


BusinessToday.In
February 1, 2020
Budget 2020: In today's speech, the FM broke her own record and delivered the longest Union Budget speech, which was 159 minutes long


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, January 31, 2020
Union Budget 2020 Live Updates: PM Modi says budget will increase income, investment, demand and consumption, and will bring new vigor in financial system and credit flow


BusinessToday.In
July 2, 2019
Budget 2019: Indian economy will reach $3 trillion in current year, it is well within our capacity to reach $5 trillion economy in few years, says FM


PTI
New Delhi, April 23, 2017
Tamil Nadu and Himachal Pradesh today promised to take steps for early passage of GST bills, while Odisha expressed concerns over calculation of compensation to the states for loss of revenue.


BT Online
New Delhi, March 29, 2017
The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed the historic Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill which would bring the country under single tax net for the first time.


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