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Nearly two-month blockade by farmers cost Punjab industry Rs 30,000 crore
Appeals by Punjab CM to farmers to lift their rail blockade since Oct 1 in the interest of the state’s economy have fallen on deaf ears and farmer organisations in Punjab are now set to indefinitely block all major highways leading to Delhi as well from November 26 if the agricultural laws are not scrapped.
50 lakh signatures received in anti-farm laws drive: Maharashtra Congress
The Parliament passed the Farmers' Produce Trade and Commerce (Prom...
Centre to examine farm bills of Punjab, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan states
“We will examine all the bills passed by these states. These bills ...
Rajasthan government introduces three bills to negate the impact of Centre's farm laws
Parliamentary Affairs Minister Shanti Dhariwal introduced the Essential Commodities (Special Provisions and Rajasthan Amendment) Bill 2020, the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services (Rajasthan Amendment) Bill 2020 and the Farmers Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation and Rajasthan Amendment) Bill 2020.
Farmers' protest: Entry, exit gates at 6 Delhi Metro stations on Green Line closed
Punjab farmers, representing over 30 farm bodies, have announced they will go to Delhi through several routes -- Lalru, Shambhu, Patiala-Pehowa, Patran-Khanauri, Moonak-Tohana, Ratia-Fatehabad and Talwandi-Sirsa. Tension was escalating at all the border points.
Agitating farmers from Punjab, Haryana reach near Delhi borders; situation tense
The Delhi Police has enhanced deployment of security personnel, stationed sand-laden trucks and water cannons and used barbed wire for fencing at the Singhu and Tikri border points (Delhi-Haryana border) to prevent the protesters from entering the city.
Four Bills, resolution moved against farm laws in Punjab assembly
The state government's legislative counter provides for imprisonment of not less than three years and fine for sale or purchase of wheat or paddy under a farming agreement below the MSP.
Farm bill nationwide stir: Farmers protest in Karnataka
The Karnataka bandh, however, received a lukewarm response and did not impede normal life across the state including in Bengaluru. Protesters staged massive rallies in the capital, urging the government to withdraw the amendments. Opposition Congress and JDS too extended support to the strike.
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh moves resolution in assembly against Centre's farm laws
Farmers in the agrarian states of Punjab and Haryana are up in arms against the Centre's farm laws.
Congress raises a hue and cry whenever govt takes any major decision: Khattar
Khattar said the Congress is "misleading" farmers by telling them that the new laws will "ruin" them, lead to dismantling of mandis and the minimum support price (MSP) system, and will help big corporate houses "exploit" them.
Priyanka Gandhi slams govt over farm bills, says farmers not getting MSP in UP
"The BJP government is holding a government Khat Sammelan over the bills which are against the interest of the farmers, but is not listening to the pain of the farmers," Priyanka Gandhi said in a tweet in Hindi.
Farmers protest against farm bills in Haryana
The farmers started to gather at various places in the state amid elaborate security arrangements which have been made to ensure that the event passes off smoothly.
Frustration of one party at root of politics of opposition: PM Modi on protest over farm bills
The prime minister said by opposing big reformative steps by the Centre, such forces were making themselves socially irrelevant in the country. Modi said said one party has opposed everything from Jan Dhan accounts, GST, One Rank One Pension, Rafale, Statue of Unity, 10 per cent reservation for the poor to celebration of November 26 as Samvidhan Diwas.
Farm bills undermine food security system: Congress
"Every political party has to take a stand - is it with the farmers or is it with the BJP threatening the livelihood of farmers," Chidambaram said.
Rajasthan assembly session tomorrow; state govt may bring bill against Centre's farm laws
The fifth session of the current assembly was adjourned on August 24 and the House will resume its business on October 31, according to the Rajasthan Legislative Secretariat.