Digvijaya Singh challenges BJP on farm laws debate

Senior Congress leader and Rajya Sabha MP Digvijaya Singh said the Centre must keep the three new farm laws in abeyance for one and a half years and challenged the ruling BJP to discuss and debate it with him clause by clause. Continue Reading

Modi is arrogant & coward: Priyanka Gandhi

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a ‘kisan mahapanchayat’ in Mathura, calling him ‘arrogant’ and a ‘coward’ who does not owns up the responsibility for his policies. Continue Reading

Doubling farmers’ income biggest priority: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said, doubling farmers income was the biggest priority of the Narendra Modi government and that the three central farm laws would ensure manifold hike in their earnings. Continue Reading

SC to hear pleas on farm laws today

The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear today, the pleas relating to controversial farm laws and the ongoing farmers’ protest at Delhi borders, even as the agitators confirmed that they will go ahead with their proposed tractor parade in Delhi on Republic Day. Continue Reading

Will farm laws be stayed? SC to decide today

The Supreme Court will pronounce orders today on various issues related to the new farm laws and the farmers’ ongoing protest at Delhi borders and may take a call on setting up of a committee headed by a former Chief Justice of India (CJI) to find ways to resolve the impasse. Continue Reading

Fresh rounds of talks between govt-farmers

The protesting farmers and the government are set to hold the next round of talks today to try and find a solution to end the stir which has been going on for more than a month. This will be the seventh round of talks between the two sides. Continue Reading

Farmers issue ultimatum, threaten to shut malls

Farmer unions protesting at Delhi borders have issued an ultimatum to the government, stating that if the government doesn’t budge from its stance by 4 January, they will take out a tractor rally and might have to shut petrol pumps and malls. Continue Reading

Deadlock finally broken, Farmers-govt reach consensus on two issues

The government and farm unions reached some common ground on Wednesday 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. Continue Reading