Tuesday, 28 June, 2022
TopicFarmer agitation

Topic: Farmer agitation

Committee will be formed to make MSP for farmers more transparent & effective, says PM Modi

Modi said the committee will also take decisions on promoting zero budgeting-based agriculture, evolving crop patterns as per the changing needs of India.

Nihang tradition is rich. Don’t just view them through Singhu killing lens

Nihangs have a long history of staying away from any opposition against the ruling dispensation. It remains an enigma why they were at the farmers’ protests.

Amarinder to launch party & ally ‘with BJP, others’, says no sacrilege by Singhu lynching victim

In a conversation with ThePrint, to be telecast on 20 October, Captain Amarinder Singh hinted at resolution to farmers’ stir and talked about Punjab’s worsening security situation.

Protest against farm laws to begin at Jantar Mantar from 22 July, says farmers’ union leader

Two hundred farmers will go to Jantar Mantar from the Singhu border everyday for the peaceful demonstration against farm laws, said Rashtriya Kisan Mazdoor Mahasangh national president Shiv K Kakka.

Farmer unions seek PM Modi’s intervention to resume talks, threaten bigger agitation

After 11 rounds, talks between farmer unions and the Modi government over the repeal of three farm laws have been suspended since January.

Indian cities can have intelligent growth, not become urban horrors like Gurugram, Mumbai

Giving farmers a fair share in the profit of PPP projects, where their land has been acquired, can generate trust.

On Camera

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J.P.Singh, joint secretary (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran Division), MEA, meets Taliban's interim foreign minister Amir Khan Mottaki | Photo credit: Twitter/@QaharBalkhi

Hard-nosed, practical—why India has revived relations with Kabul, and why Taliban is welcoming

By protecting the Indian embassy in Kabul for the last ten months, the Taliban is sending a message to its neighbours and the rest of the world.
An employee works at Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. facility in Chakan, Maharashtra | Bloomberg file photo

Bigger cars, smaller chips — Why Mahindra is worried about increased wait time

A major focus for Mahindra will be defending its market share in the large-format SUV segment from Tata Motors and Hyundai Motor.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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