Tag: Agriculture laws

Farmers prepared to protest till May 2024 against Narendra Modi’s new farm laws

NEW DELHI: Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait on Sunday said farmers are prepared to protest against the (Narendra Modi government )Centre’s new farm laws “till May 2024”, and termed the ongoing agitation by peasants at Delhi borders as an “ideological revolution”. Addressing a press conference in Nagpur, Tikait said they want a legal […]

Farmer leaders welcome Supreme Court verdict staying implementation of 3 agriculture laws, but say protest to continue

NEW DELHI: Farmer leaders welcomed the Supreme Court order to stay the implementation of three farm laws on Tuesday, but said they would not call off their protest until the legislations are repealed. The Sankyukt Kisan Morcha, an umbrella body of around 40 protesting farmer unions, has called a meeting later in the day to […]

Supreme Court stays implementation of 3 new farm laws, sets up panel to resolve impasse

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Tuesday stayed the implementation of controversial new farm laws till further orders and decided to set up a 4-member committee to resolve the impasse over them between the Narendra Modi government (Centre) and farmers’ unions protesting at Delhi borders. A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde and Justice […]

BJP starts assembly election exercise in Assam

NEW DELHI :The Congress on Friday hit back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he is busy in giving clarifications on television on the three farm laws against which thousands of farmers are protesting for the last one month on the borders of the national capital, braving chilly winter conditions. In a statement, Congress spokesperson […]

Government willing to talk to all on farm issues: Narendra Modi

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday squarely blamed those with political agenda for the deadlock in the Narendra Modi government’s (Centre’s) talks with protesting farmers and asserted that his government is willing to hold dialogues with all, including those staunchly opposed to it, as long as talks are based on farm issues, facts […]

Will decide next course of action in 2-3 days, say farmer unions

NEW DELHI: Farmer unions protesting against the three agri laws on Saturday said they will decide their next course of action in the next two-three days, after the Supreme Court earlier this week pointed out it was thinking of setting up an “impartial and independent” panel of agriculture experts and peasants’ unions to resolve the […]

ASSOCHAM calls for early resolution; as farmer’s protests result in a daily loss of Rs 3500 crore loss

NEW DELHI:Urging the government of India and farmer’s organisations to resolve the impasse over the new Agriculture laws, the ASSOCHAM today said, the ongoing protests are dealing a big blow to the interconnected economies of the region, including Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh. Though the economies of these states are predominantly based on agriculture and […]

Farmers’ protests: Unions reject Modi government offer to set up committee; talks remain inconclusive

NEW DELHI: The Narendra Modi government on Tuesday offered to set up a committee to look into issues raised by farmers protesting against new farm laws, but it was rejected by representatives of 35 agitating organisations during their marathon meeting with three union ministers that ended without any resolution The meeting remained inconclusive and the […]

Modi government should tell farmers MSPs, procurement won’t be affected: Nitish Kumar

PATNA: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said the Narnedra Modi government (Centre) should allay fears among the protesting farmers that the new agriculture laws were aimed at doing away with the system of minimum support price or that they will adversely affect the procurement of produce. Kumar, whose JD(U) is a constituent of […]

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