Sunday, 2 October, 2022
TopicFarmer protests

Topic: Farmer protests

Paddy procurement to start in Punjab, Haryana Sunday, says Union Minister Ashwini Choubey

The decision came amid the protest by farmers in Haryana and Punjab against the government's decision to postpone procurement of paddy under MSP operation to 11 October.

32 farmer bodies urge political parties to suspend election campaign in Punjab

The farmer bodies under Sanyukt Kisan Morcha made the appeal so that political parties electioneering don't divert the attention away from the farmers' protests.

Flat prices, late payments, rising costs — why western UP’s sugarcane farmers are in crisis

UP is home to 35 lakh sugarcane farming families, and the agrarian crisis is set to play a key role in next year’s state assembly elections.

‘Our recommendations will resolve impasse’: SC-appointed farm panel member wants report made public

Anil Ghanwat, president of the Shetkari Sanghatana and member of the panel, has written to the CJI, saying committee’s report has ‘addressed all apprehensions of the farmers’.

Section 144 imposed, mobile internet suspended ahead of farmers protest in Karnal tomorrow

Central forces have been also deployed in the district a day ahead of the gherao planned by farmers at the mini-secretariat over the 28 August lathi charge that injured 10 people.

At Muzaffarnagar mahapanchayat, farmers vow to intensify protest against farm laws 

Sugarcane farmers present in the event expressed resentment against the UP government for stagnation in sugarcane prices.

Victory of farmers protesting farm laws top priority, Punjab Congress chief Sidhu says

Farmers have been protesting at Delhi borders since late November, demanding repeal of three laws passed by the Modi govt last year.

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.

200 farmers to protest outside parliament every day during monsoon session, says SKM

At a press conference Sunday, Samyukt Kisan Morcha declared that two days before Monsoon session, a warning letter will be given to opposition MPs to protest against the laws inside the House.

BJP workers, farm law protestors clash in Ghazipur, farmer leaders allege conspiracy by govt

A Samyukta Kisan Morcha spokesperson claimed the farmers had informed govt officials to remove the BJP party workers who were creating ruckus in the name of a welcome rally.

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Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
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RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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