Sunday, 23 January, 2022
TopicFarm laws

Topic: farm laws

Withdrawing farm laws right move, BJP’s anti-minority image a myth: Minister Bhupender Yadav

Speaking to ThePrint's Editor-In Chief Shekhar Gupta on ‘Off the Cuff’, Union Minister Bhupender Yadav and economist Ila Patnaik discussed why they've penned a new book on rise of BJP.

Best of Last Laughs 2021: From Covid & political rallies to farm laws’ repeal, and back again

The best cartoons of the year, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

22 farm organisations, that took part in protest, form political front to contest Punjab polls

The new front is called the Sanyukt Samaj Morcha. The 22 bodies were part of the 32 farmer organisations in Punjab which participated in the protest against Central farm laws.

Now, RSS affiliate BKS wants to start movement to reintroduce farm laws, with some changes

BKS says farm laws were beneficial for 90% farmers. But after repeal, 'farmers received nothing and only people who wanted Modi to bow down got happy', it adds.

On agriculture reforms, Modi is in the same farm as Nehru

The three agriculture laws that the Narendra Modi government had introduced brought back the ghost of competition, something Nehru had faced in the 1950s.

Lesson from year-long protest: No govt, not even Modi-led BJP, can afford to annoy farmers

From the siege of Red Fort to ‘toolkits’, pizza langar to foot massage – the farmers’ year-long protest was like no other in India.

Who are farmers thanking as they prepare to go home, and a surprise in Justice Gogoi’s book

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Farmers end protests at Delhi borders, will return to their homes on 11 December

Farmers from Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh had been protesting against the three laws at the national capital's borders since November last year.

SubscriberWrites: Farm laws were a failure of the public policy process. The govt forgot a vital step

After a problem has been identified by govt, for which a public policy has to be made, a typical policy process from beginning to execution could be broken down into 9 logical steps.

No dearth of laughs in India, and a bill to repeal parliamentary debate

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

On Camera

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Demonstrators attempt to enter the US Capitol building during a protest in Washington, D.C., U.S., on 6 January 2021 | Eric Lee | Bloomberg

Texas attack shows a long, violent struggle for America’s soul is inevitable

The shock of Covid 19—both economic and cultural—has strengthened the maniacal conspiracy culture with which the American Right is suffused.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

Chinese army has found missing 17-year-old boy from Arunachal, Defence Ministry PRO says

Indian Army had sought assistance from China's People Liberation Army to locate and return Miram Taron, who had gone missing on 18 January and was reportedly captured by PLA.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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