Farmers Protest(Search results - 134)
Top StoriesJan 15, 2021, 10:34 AM IST
IMF: Farm laws are significant step forward, but there are concerns
The International Monetary Fund has endorsed the Narendra Modi government's farm laws, stating that the new legislations have the potential to represent a significant step forward for agricultural reforms in India.
Top StoriesJan 15, 2021, 10:13 AM IST
Farmers’ protest: SC panel member quits day ahead of government-union talks
Meanwhile, a day before the ninth round of talks between the government and farm unions, Bhartiya Kisan Union's national president Bhupinder Singh Mann has stepped down from the Supreme Court-appointed committee to look into the Centre's contentious farm laws.
Top StoriesJan 14, 2021, 3:06 PM IST
SC-appointed panel member quits, says cannot compromise interests of Punjab
Even before the first round of talks between the Supreme Court-appointed negotiation panel could begin, one of the four members of the committee has stepped down.
Top StoriesJan 12, 2021, 5:53 PM IST
Political storm over four-member committee appointed by Supreme Court to talk to farmers
Barely moments after the Supreme Court announced that the setting up of a four-member committee to hold negotiations with the farmers over the Centre's farm laws, politics has erupted over the matter.
Top StoriesJan 12, 2021, 1:45 PM IST
Supreme Court stays implementation of Centre's farm laws, sets up 4-member panel
The Supreme Court has in a landmark interim order directed that the Centre's 3 farm laws be kept in abeyance till the deadlock between the Centre and protesting farmers is resolved. The Apex Court, however, clarified that the implementation of the farm laws was not being stayed indefinitely.
Top StoriesJan 12, 2021, 10:24 AM IST
Tractor rally on Republic Day may 'embarrass nation': Delhi Police to SC
The Delhi Police has moved the Supreme Court seeking to block the proposed tractor rally planned by farmers' unions on January 26 to disrupt the Republic Day parade.
Top StoriesJan 11, 2021, 2:35 PM IST
Supreme Court observes: Why not stay 3 farm laws till deadlock ends?
The Supreme Court has made vital observations in the case pertaining to the petitions filed against the Centre's new farm laws. Among them, the bench of Chief Justice of India, SA Bobde and Justices AS Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian said it was in favour of keeping the three farm laws in abeyance till the deadlock between the Centre and protesting farmers is resolved.
Top StoriesJan 10, 2021, 6:07 PM IST
Khattar's cops use force on farmers, mob ransacks his 'Mahapanchayat' venue
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar's public gathering at a village near Karnal had to be cancelled after farmers protesting against the Centre's farm laws ransacked the venue.
Weird NewsJan 7, 2021, 8:28 PM IST
Farmers' protest information announcement on mid-air goes viral; netizens bash him
A video of an anti-farm law protester giving information about the laws mid-air makes rounds on social media.
Top StoriesJan 7, 2021, 12:01 PM IST
Farmers’ protest: Thousands of farmers hold tractor march, security tightened along Delhi borders
"We want to warn that if the government doesn't not accept our demands, farmers' protest will get intensified further," Abhimanyu Kohar, a senior member of Samkyukt Kisan Morcha, told PTI.
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 6, 2021, 5:26 PM IST
Farmers’ protest: SC notes ‘no improvement on ground’, to hear pleas on January 11
Farmers' protests near Delhi borders are set to intensify as the deadlock over new agri laws continues and the Supreme Court today expressed disappointment, saying "there's no improvement in situation at all."
BusinessJan 4, 2021, 11:43 AM IST
Ahead of Centre-farmers talks, Reliance clarifies: No plans to enter contract farming
Reliance Industries Limited has filed a writ petition against vandalism in the Punjab and Haryana High Court, claiming that taking advantage of farmers' agitation some vested interests have launched an incessant, malicious and motivated vilification campaign against the company, which has absolutely no basis in truth.
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.