Sunday, 2 October, 2022
TopicFarmers agitation

Topic: farmers agitation

Amit Shah ‘ready to offer more amendments’ to farm laws, next date of talks soon

BJP leaders claim farmers are ‘changing goalposts’ with their demands, making it difficult for the government to end the deadlock.

In Shiv Sena’s support to farmer protests, a deliberate strategy to shed its urban image

Shiv Sena, which has a very Mumbai-centric urban image, has backed almost every farmers’ protest in Maharashtra & the country over the past few years.

Protests against farm laws rooted in govt’s ‘communication failure’, say agri experts

At ThePrint’s Off The Cuff, three agricultural experts, Siraj Hussain, Ashok Gulati & Mekhala Krishnamurthy, weigh in on the contentious farm laws and the farmers’ protests.

Farmers should consider proposal, govt ready for talks, says Agriculture Minister Tomar

Farmers' unions Wednesday rejected the govt proposal of a 'written assurance' that the existing Minimum Support Price regime for procurement will continue.

From Smriti Irani to Ravi Shankar Prasad — Modi’s ‘TV’ cabinet fought Opposition well

News channels found the Opposition, middlemen, Khalistanis and other miscreants responsible for farmers’ protests.

UK PM Johnson confuses farmers’ protests with India-Pakistan dispute in Parliament response

Boris Johnson was responding to Sikh Labour MP Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi's question about UK govt's stance on the farmers' protests in India.

In India, farmers are crucial vote bank but their promises are never fulfilled

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Allies step up pressure on BJP to end deadlock with farmers, party says ‘treading cautiously’

JD(U) says govt should include MSP in laws, while AIADMK wants farmers’ concerns to be addressed and JJP in Haryana has urged the govt to add a line on MSP in the laws.

Jaishankar to skip Canada-led Covid meeting days after Trudeau’s remarks on farmers protest

India is learnt to have informed Canada that External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar won't attend the 7 December meeting due to scheduling issues. India had said Trudeau’s comments were 'ill informed'.

Social worker returns Padma Shri, ex-boxing coach his Dronacharya in solidarity with farmers

Social worker Baba Sewa Singh & ex-national boxing coach Gurbax Singh Sandhu are latest in list of personalities from Punjab who announced their intention to return their awards.

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Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

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

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

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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