Monday, 5 December, 2022
TopicCentre farm laws

Topic: Centre farm laws

Pakistan PM Imran Khan praising India’s foreign policy is cause for anxiety, not satisfaction

ThePrint view on the most important issues this week.

Protests over, 32 farmer unions of Punjab begin to split on whether to take political plunge

The 32 farmer unions that spearheaded anti-farm laws agitation in Punjab were to gather at Golden Temple, but many prominent ones decided to give it a miss.

Punjab farmer leaders say Modi govt must reply to demands by tomorrow, call SKM meet on 1 Dec

The farmers had put forth six demands, including legal guarantee for MSP, withdrawal of cases against farmers and compensation for those who died during the agitation.

Bill to repeal farm laws will be brought in Rajya Sabha today, says Pralhad Joshi

Joshi also urged the opposition to allow the passage of the bill without 'ruckus and disturbance' in the Upper House. Earlier in the day, the bill was passed in the Lok Sabha amid din.

Lok Sabha passes farm laws repeal bill within minutes of its introduction

PM Modi had earlier announced in an address to the nation that the laws will be repealed. Farmer groups have been protesting against the legislation for over a year now.

Modi govt to introduce bill in Lok Sabha Monday to repeal three contentious farm laws

Despite the prime minister's surprise announcement to repeal the bills, farmers' unions have announced that they will continue with their protest until their other demands are not met.

Proposed tractor march to Parliament during Winter Session still stands: Farmer leaders

The Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), an umbrella body of farmers' unions, had earlier said that 500 farmers will participate in tractors marches to Parliament during the Winter Session.

These 2 BJP-ruled states implemented farm laws. Now one is surprised, other says no impact

Uttarakhand & Karnataka were among states which brought in own laws based on central farm laws. Now hill state is hailing repeal, while ministers in southern state are ‘confused’.

BJP leaders call farm laws repeal ‘bitter pill’ but foresee better prospects in UP, Punjab

Party leaders say ‘main challenge’ will be to convince electorate in UP and Punjab that the decision is in national interest.

Modi govt ‘bowed down’ after taking all steps to end farmers’ agitation, says Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi CM also condoled the deaths of over 700 farmers who lost their lives during the agitation against the three farm laws and noted that their sacrifice will remain immortal.

On Camera

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Megha Thakur was no run-of-the-mill pretty face, but an influencer who touched many lives

21-yr-old Indian-Canadian Instagram star and TikTok celebrity Megha Thakur, who died this week, subverted the expectations of a content creator by opening up her mind and heart.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

A walk around National War Memorial to read 8 stories of heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 war

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.