Indian government proposes to suspend farm laws for 1.5 years

The government on Wednesday proposed to suspend the three controversial farm laws for one and a half years and set up a committee comprising farmer union leaders and government representatives. Continue Reading

Farmers reject govt’s offer, to intensify protests

Farmer leaders, who on Wednesday rejected the government’s proposal to amend three controversial farm laws, have announced that they would intensify their agitation by blocking the Jaipur-Delhi and the Delhi-Agra expressways by Saturday, and escalating it to a nationwide protest on 14 December. Continue Reading

As farmers decide to intensify protest, govt plans next course of action

With farmer leaders rejecting the government’s proposal to amend three controversial farm laws and announcing that they would intensify their agitation by blocking the Jaipur-Delhi and the Delhi-Agra expressways by Saturday, and escalating it to a nationwide protest on 14 December, the government is planning its next course of action. Continue Reading