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Joe C Mathew
November 27, 2020
Several thousand farmers from Punjab and Haryana have started reaching the borders of Delhi since this morning. It had resulted in skirmishes on the border after police started using water cannons and tear-gas on farmer groups


Joe C Mathew
November 27, 2020
Farmers' protest in Delhi: They said that the thousands of farmers who have reached the borders of the capital region of the country shall continue to resolutely move forward towards the Capital


PTI
October 2, 2020
The rallies are scheduled to begin around 11 am on each of the three days and will be conducted amid strict COVID-19 protocols


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 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'


BusinessToday.In
September 28, 2020
President Ram Nath Kovind gave his approval to the three contentious farm bills amid nationwide protests by farmers


BusinessToday.In
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'


PTI
September 26, 2020
Parliament on Wednesday approved the three labour codes that will remove impediments to winding up of companies and allow firing of staff without government permission in firms with up to 300 workers from the existing 100


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, September 26, 2020
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday hit out at the Opposition, accusing parties of lying to farmers. Addressing BJP workers at an event to mark the birth anniversary of Deen Dayal Upadhyaya, PM Modi said that there was a need to spread awareness on new farm bills. He also defended labour bills at the event, stating that the new labour reforms would transform the lives of the labour force. Watch the video for more.Also Read: PM Modi hits out at opposition, says farm bills to benefit small, marginal farmers


BusinessToday.In
September 25, 2020
Farmers' protest: Farmers started a three-day rail blockade against the bills and squatted on tracks at many places in Punjab on Thursday. The farmer outfits have also decided to go for an indefinite rail blockade from October 1


PTI
September 23, 2020
Amid Opposition boycott of proceedings over suspension of eight MPs, Rajya Sabha unanimously passed The Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2020


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%


PTI
September 22, 2020
When opposition members shouted slogans and came near the well, Speaker Om Birla adjourned the house for an hour, after about 15 minutes of business


BusinessToday.In
September 22, 2020
Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Bill, 2020 passed: The government had brought the ordinance to amend the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 on April 22. With Lok Sabha's nod, the amendment is soon to take place


BusinessToday.In
September 22, 2020
Farm bill: In the next four days, Congress chief ministers, Pradesh Congress Committee presidents, Congress legislative party leaders along with MPs, MLAs, and senior leaders will walk from the PCC office to Raj Bhavan


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


BusinessToday.In
September 21, 2020
A total of 12 opposition parties yesterday gave a notice for a no-confidence motion against Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh over the manner in which two farm Bills were passed after he overruled their pleas for an adjournment of the proceedings


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
New Delhi, September 20, 2020
Farmers across several states are up in arms against the three contentious farm-sector bills tabled by the government in Parliament - Farmers' Produce Trade And Commerce (Promotion And Facilitation) Bill; The Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill; and Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill. Various farmers' organisations have expressed apprehension that the three bills will pave a way for dismantling the minimum support price system, leaving them at the 'mercy' of big corporates. Extensive protests spread across states like Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh in the past few days. Watch the video for more.Also Read: 'Watershed moment' in history of Indian agriculture: PM Modi on passing of farm bills


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


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