Wednesday, 29 June, 2022
TopicFarmers rally

Topic: Farmers rally

Samyukt Kisan Morcha suspends tractor march to Parliament slated for 29 Nov

Farmer unions’ body says it has written to PM Modi asking to withdraw cases against farmers and suspend MoS Ajay Mishra. Reply is awaited and SKM will meet again on 4 December.

‘India against propaganda’, say Akshay Kumar, Karan Johar over Rihanna, Greta Thunberg tweets

Akshay Kumar, Karan Johar, Ajay Devgn and Suniel Shetty said Wednesday that citizens should focus on the government's efforts to resolve the farmers' crisis, and not on 'half-truths.'

Samyukta Kisan Morcha disassociates from violent protesters, blames ‘anti-social elements’

The union thanked farmers for their unprecedented participation, but said it regretted the 'undesirable and unacceptable' events that turned the tractor rally violent.

BJP in a spot as Punjab unit leaders want party leadership to address farmers’ concerns

Many Punjab BJP leaders are not convinced with the party high command’s unilateral move to pass the bills without consulting the state unit.

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Will US craft a new oil compact with Saudi Arabia? Joe Biden may have to eat his own words

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File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.

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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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