No Permission Yet On Farmers' Tractor Rally, Cops To Decide Today: Sources

January 24, 2021

Farmers protesting against the Centre's contentious farm laws have sought written permission from the Delhi Police for the massive tractor rally they are planning on Republic Day, sources said. More than a thousand tractors from across Punjab and Haryana will take part in the rally, which will be held on Ring Road, wh | Read more|

Farm Unions Meet Delhi Police Over Republic Day Tractor Rally: Report

January 21, 2021

A meeting is underway between the Delhi Police and farmer unions regarding the proposed tractor rally by them on Republic Day, officials said. Joint Commissioner of Police (Northern Range) SS Yadav is coordinating the meeting which is being held at Mantram Resort near the Singhu border, officials told news agency Press | Read more|

Farm Laws Panel Has No Power To Decide, Where is Bias? Supreme Court

January 20, 2021

The Supreme Court today slammed critics of an expert panel - formed last week to resolve the farmers-centre deadlock over the three contentious agricultural laws - and said the committee has no power to decide on the legislations. "We gave (the committee the) power to hear everyone and submit report to us. Where is the | Read more|

Supreme Court Puts On Hold 3 Farm Laws

January 12, 2021

The three new laws at the heart of massive farmer protests near Delhi will not come into force for now. In a huge blow to the government, the Supreme Court today pressed pause on the laws enacted in September. As per news report of NDTV, the top court also said a committee of agricultural experts would be formed to tak | Read more|

"Had Arun Jaitley Been Alive…": BJP's Sushil Modi Appears To Poke Party

December 28, 2020

The BJP's Sushil Modi had an unusual tribute for the party's late leader and former Union minister Arun Jaitley on his birth anniversary. The farmers' protest would not have continued for so long had Arun Jaitley been alive, Sushil Modi said in what appeared to double up as criticism of his colleagues in the party. | Read more|

Farmers To Hold Meet Day After PM Modi's Fresh Appeal

December 26, 2020

Forty farm unions will hold a meeting today at 2 PM to chalk out their future course of action and take a decision on holding talks with the centre as the deadlock continues over the new agricultural laws. The agitation near Delhi borders, which began late November, has entered its 31st day. The fresh discussions betwe | Read more|

PM Attacks Mamata Banerjee: "Bengal Blocking Central Benefits To Farmers"

December 25, 2020

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today released ₹ 18,000 crore to over nine crore farmer families under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) programme. With the push of a button, PM Modi enabled the transfer of money at an event that the ruling BJP has made into a big exercise amid the protest by farmers agai | Read more|

Congress March To President Stopped, Priyanka Gandhi Taken Into Custody

December 24, 2020

Congress leaders led by Rahul Gandhi, marching to the Rashtrapati Bhavan, were stopped by the police before a small delegation was allowed to enter the presidential palace to submit to President Ram Nath Kovind a memorandum seeking his intervention for the withdrawal of the farm laws against which thousands of farmers | Read more|

Farmers Start Relay Hunger Strike; Centre Says Choose Next Date For Talks

December 21, 2020

An indefinite relay hunger strike starts today against the government's new agricultural laws as farmers harden stand amid protests that began late November around Delhi borders. After five rounds of negotiations failed, the government on Sunday asked the protesting farmers to choose a date for the next round of talks. | Read more|

"Appeal With Folded Hands, Ready To Discuss All Issues": PM To Farmers

December 18, 2020

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, strongly defending farm laws that have triggered massive protests near Delhi, said today he was ready "with folded hands" to discuss every issue with farmers and allay their fear. As per news report of NDTV, he also said any talk about the new laws doing away with MSP or Minimum Support Pr | Read more|