Farmer Unions(Search results - 16)
Top StoriesFeb 19, 2021, 12:52 PM IST
Disha Ravi arrest: Advocates, farmer unions submit memorandum to Bommai, demand action against Delhi Police
The delegation also sought the home minister to issue directions to Bengaluru police to register a FIR against Anil Vij, Haryana minister for his hateful tweet against Disha Ravi, calling for her extermination.
Top StoriesFeb 12, 2021, 5:33 PM IST
Farm laws: Supreme Court-appointed panel holds consultations with 12 farmer unions from 8 states
Twelve farm unions and farmers from Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Jammu and Kashmir, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal participated in the detailed deliberations with the committee members.
Top StoriesFeb 11, 2021, 11:57 AM IST
SC-appointed panel puts out newspaper ad seeking views
The feedback can be given till February 20 through the portal (farmer.gov.in/sccommittee) or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
India NewsFeb 9, 2021, 12:51 PM IST
Opposition parties, farmer unions hit out at PM Modi over ''Andolan-jivi'' remark
During a motion to thank President Ramnath Kovind for his speech in the Rajya Sabha on Monday (February 8), Prime Minister Narendra Modi scoffed at the protesters who are protesting for the repeal of the three farm laws. He called them parasites.
Top StoriesFeb 2, 2021, 10:05 AM IST
Farmers’ protest: Unions announce 3-hour nationwide ‘chakka jam’ on Feb 6
Farmer unions on Monday announced a countrywide 'chakka jam' on February 6 when they would block national and state highways for three hours in protest over various issues.
Top StoriesJan 29, 2021, 1:00 PM IST
Actor Deep Sidhu goes live on Facebook, threatens to reveal 'deep secrets'
Punjabi actor-turned-activist Deep Sidhu, whose name figures in the Delhi Police FIR against the violence during the tractor protest in the national capital on Republic Day, has lashed out at farmer leaders and threatened to expose their 'secrets'.
Top StoriesJan 7, 2021, 10:26 AM IST
Farmers’ protest: Tractor rally to throw traffic out of gear on Delhi outskirts
The tractor rally is being organised by Sanyuta Kisan Morcha, an umbrella of 40 farmer unions. It will start from Ghaziabad and go to Palwal in Haryana and then return on the same route.
Top StoriesJan 4, 2021, 8:34 PM IST
Deadlock continues as both farmers and Centre refuse to budge
Another round of talks between farmer unions and the Centre has failed to break the deadlock over farm laws. While the government remained firm on its stand that it will not repeal the contentious laws, the farmers union reiterated the same demand.
Top StoriesJan 4, 2021, 10:34 AM IST
Farmers’ protest: Government to hold seventh round of talks with farmer unions today
Union Minister of State for Agriculture Kailash Choudhary has expressed hope that a solution will be found out in the talks.
Top StoriesJan 3, 2021, 10:53 AM IST
Farmers’ protest: Farmer unions threaten Delhi march on Jan 26 if demands not met
The farmer leaders have, however, so far, not sought any permission for their march on January 26.
Top StoriesJan 1, 2021, 10:55 AM IST
Farmers’ protest: Farmer unions reject govt appeal, Delhi’s Chilla, Ghazipur borders remain closed
The government and farm unions reached some common ground on December 30 to resolve protesting farmers' concerns over rise in power tariff and penalties for stubble burning, but the two sides remained deadlocked over the main contentious issues of the repeal of three farm laws and a legal guarantee for MSP.
Top StoriesDec 30, 2020, 11:11 AM IST
Farmers’ protest: Farmer Unions up their demands ahead of sixth round of talks with Centre
However, Union ministers Narendra Singh Tomar and Piyush Goyal on Tuesday met home minister Amit Shah in the national capital ahead of the crucial sixth round of talks with farmers agitating over the three farm laws.
Top StoriesDec 27, 2020, 11:02 AM IST
Farmers’ protest: Farmer unions agree to resume talks with govt on Dec 29, but on conditions
However, they made it clear that their demands for Minimum Support Price (MSP) guarantee and the modalities to repeal the three laws should be part of the agenda.
Top StoriesDec 26, 2020, 10:50 AM IST
Farmers’ protest: Farmer Unions to decide on resuming talks with government
The unions said they will hold another meeting on Saturday where a formal decision on the Centre's invite for the resumption of stalled talks is likely to be taken.
Top StoriesDec 18, 2020, 5:21 PM IST
Farmers’ protest: All India Kisan Sabha throws its weight behind farmers agitation
Thousands of farmers, mainly from Punjab and Haryana, are protesting at Delhi borders for more than three weeks. At least five rounds of formal talks have been held between the Centre and 40 farmer unions to break the deadlock, but the unions are demanding complete rollback of these laws.