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November 30, 2020
Farmers' protest in Delhi: It has been five days since thousands of farmers from Punjab, Haryana, and other states started a protest march against three controversial farm laws which received the President's nod in the Monsoon session of Parliament

November 29, 2020
Agricultural reforms have opened new doors of possibilities for farmers, says PM Modi; he says now a sub-divisional magistrate will have to settle farmers' complaints in a month

November 21, 2020
Earlier, farmers had agreed to allow goods trains but the Railways had refused to resume goods trains, saying it would either operate both freight and passenger trains or none

Mudit Kapoor Mohsin Sheikh
October 16, 2020
Modi government recently introduced three new farm bills with the promise to remedy the agricultural sector of its malaises, but these have been met with protests across India. We take a look at what promise do these bills hold for farmers

Joe C Mathew
September 29, 2020
All India Kisan Sangarsh Coordination Committee, a coalition of farmers organisations, has also called upon the central government to heed to the farmers demands and desist from promulgating these Acts

New Delhi, September 28, 2020
In a violent turn to an ongoing stir against the contentious farm legislations, a tractor was set on fire at India Gate in Delhi on Monday morning. The tractor was set ablaze by a group of Punjab Youth Congress workers at Rajpath. Five people have been arrested so far with a probe underway. Watch the video for more.Also Read: Farm bills get President's nod; Opposition says 'dark day for democracy'

September 28, 2020
Harsimrat Kaur Badal who recently resigned from the government tweeted, 'Indeed a DARK DAY for democracy as President Kovind too refused to heed the request of 18 political parties pleading him not to sign the undemocratically passed anti-farmer bills'

September 23, 2020
On Wednesday alone, Rajya Sabha passed three key labour reform bills on industrial relations, social security and occupational safety by voice votes; in total, Upper House had to hold 18 sittings but only 10 could be held due to fear of COVID-19 spread in Parliament

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

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

September 18, 2020
Once these bills will become laws, farmers can take their produce anywhere -- inter-state or intra-state -- beyond APMCs; states can't levy any fee or cess on farmers; and farmers and buyers can reach at an agreement before procuring harvest

September 10, 2020
A farmer in Rajasthan's Udaipur has been slapped with an enormous electricity bill of over Rs 3.71 crore. This huge number was generated due to a fault in the local electricity department's computer

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

May 16, 2019

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Delhi, April 2, 2016
The India Today Conclave of 2016 got off to a roaring start with a discussion between Union Minister of Finance Arun Jaitley and a group of leading economic thinkers.

BT Online Bureau
New Delhi, February 28, 2015
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday presented his maiden full-year Budget for the 2015-16 financial year in the Lok Sabha. Read the full text of his speech here:
September 22, 2020
Why farm bills sparked protests among farmers and political parties