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Punjab farmers start 3-day ‘rail roko’ protest against farm bills

The protest against the controversial farm bills that the Centre got cleared from the Parliament amid Opposition’s criticism has started to intensify. Notably, farmers in Punjab on Thursday started their three-day ‘rail roko’ agitation to protest against the farm bills. Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee has given the call for ‘rail roko’ agitation. Following the...

Rajya Sabha passes controversial farm bills amid ruckus

PM Modi hailed the passing of the two farm bills as a “watershed moment in the history of Indian agriculture” The Rajya Sabha on Sunday passed two controversial farm bills through voice voting amid ruckus created by the Opposition and countrywide protests of farmers. The bills include Farmer’s Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation)...