Friday, 7 October, 2022
TopicFarmers agitation

Topic: farmers agitation

Trudeau backs farmers protest, but Canada has always challenged India’s farm subsidies at WTO

Canada has repeatedly questioned India's farm policies, and was among the ‘most vocal challengers’ to India exceeding its rice subsidy in 2018-19.

BJP ally RLP threatens to quit NDA if Modi govt doesn’t withdraw farm laws

RLP convenor and Nagaur MP Hanuman Beniwal also said that recommendations of the Swaminathan Commission should be implemented.

Amarinder Singh acting as BJP chief minister, colluding with Centre on farm laws, AAP says

AAP leader Raghav Chadha also criticised the BJP government for not letting protesting farmers cross the Delhi-Haryana border by digging up roads and firing water cannons.

Farmers continue to camp at Delhi-Haryana border, undecided on moving to Burari protest site

A meeting is currently underway at the border between leaders of 30 farmer organisations. Some farmers say it’s best to protest at the border to exert pressure on the central govt.

Farmer protests are being politicised, but use of force not right, says RSS affiliate

Bharatiya Kisan Sangh says the atrocities on the farmers should have been avoided and the govt should go after those who are 'provoking and misleading' the farmers.

Modi govt invites protesting farmers for new round of talks over farm Acts

Move comes 2 days ahead of the ‘Dilli Chalo’ march being organised by Punjab farmers. Farmers’ body says atmosphere not conducive for talks after Haryana makes several arrests.

After meeting with CM Amarinder Singh, Punjab farmers allow trains to run from Monday

The decision by the members of a conglomerate of 30 farmer unions came after a meeting with Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh.

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh to meet farmers protesting against new farm laws

Singh had earlier urged the Centre to support his government in creating a congenial environment for ending the prolonged farmers' agitation.

Punjab farmers say won’t let passenger trains to run, ask Centre to allow goods trains first

Protesting farmers say the 'stubborn attitude' of the central government in not allowing good strains to run in Punjab is unfortunate.

BJP sets up talks between farmers, Rajnath & Goyal to end deadlock over Punjab train services

BJP leader Harjeet Singh Grewal says protesting farmers were invited to Delhi, but farmers say they only got 'feelers'. Passenger & goods train services to Punjab were suspended in October.

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A woman walks past the logo of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), at its headquarters in Mumbai, India | Reuters

SEBI orders Indian credit agency Brickwork Ratings to shut down

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) cancelled the certificate of registration of the credit rating agency due to repeated lapses in the functioning.


Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

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.