Private firms won’t grab farm land: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday allayed fears that private firms might grab farmers’ land under a new contract farming law enacted by the Centre, as he listened to success stories about benefits of the new Acts while interacting with peasants from seven states. Continue Reading

Editorial: Talk time

Prime Minister Narendra Modi squarely blamed those with political agenda for the deadlock in the government’s talks with protesting farmers and said genuine apprehensions about MSP guarantee have got overshadowed by unrelated issues such as the release of those accused of violence and making highways toll-free. Continue Reading