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Meghalaya Governor Satya Pal Malik says ‘arrogant’ PM Modi asked if 500 men had died for him

New Delhi: Meghalaya Governor Satya Pal Malik might have ruffled quite a few feathers with his recent comments. At a gathering in Dadri in Haryana on Sunday, he talked about Prime Minister’s arrogance when he had gone to talk to him about farmers and farm laws. “We fought within five minutes of the meeting. When...

Farmers’ protest ends; bhajans, emotional goodbyes mark their exit from Delhi borders

Year-long farmers’ protest was suspended after the formal repealing of the farm laws and acceptance of most of their demands by the government New Delhi: The farmers’ protest that had drawn the attention of not just the country but the entire world to their concerns, objections and demands has finally ended. Farmers who had been...

Day 1 of Winter Session: Parliament passes Bill to repeal farm laws; 12 Rajya Sabha MPs suspended

The Bill to repeal farm laws was passed in both Houses in record time; 12 Rajya Sabha MPs have been suspended for ‘indiscipline’ the rest of the Winter Session New Delhi: On the first day of the Winter Session of the Parliament, 12 MPs in the Rajya Sabha were suspended for the rest of the...

Bill to repeal farm laws to be tabled in Parliament on Nov 29

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has said the Bill to withdraw the three controversial farm laws will be tabled on the first day of the Winter Session. New Delhi: The Bill to repeal the three controversial farm laws introduced by the government last year will be tabled in the Parliament on November 29 (Monday),...

Cabinet clears bill to cancel 3 farm laws, say sources

New Delhi: The process to repeal the three farm laws has begun. According to sources, the Union Cabinet has cleared the bill to withdraw the laws. The farm laws triggered widespread protests since the time they were introduced. After over a year of protests, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had, in his address to the nation...

Dismiss Ajay Misra if your intentions about farmers are clear: Priyanka Gandhi writes to Narendra Modi

Priyanka Gandhi urges Modi not share dais with the Lakhimpur Kheri accused’s father at DGP Conference in Lucknow on Saturday New Delhi: A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi repealed the three controversial farm laws, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi wrote to him urging him to refrain from sharing the dais with Union minister Ajay...

Farm laws repealed, celebration erupts among farmers, Opposition parties

New Delhi: Celebrations erupted following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement on Friday morning that the three controversial farm laws would be repealed. At Ghazipur and Singhu borders, farmers were seen bursting crackers, dancing and distributing jalebi. Alongside, political leaders posted congratulatory messages for farmers on social media. In a tweet in Hindi,...

After over a year of protests, PM finally gives in: 3 controversial farm laws to be repealed

New Delhi: In a major victory for all the farmers protesting against the three controversial farm laws, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday morning announced that the laws would be repealed. He said the process for the same would begin by month-end. After making the announcement, PM Modi urged the protesting farmers camping outside Delhi...

#Breaking: Farm laws to be repealed

PM Narendra Modi addressed the nation on Friday morning, where he announced that the three controversial farm laws will be withdrawn. The process will begin by month-end. Detailed report to follow   To read the latest news in Gujarati click...

Farmer’s body found hanging at Singhu border; suicide suspected

He reportedly died by suicide at Singhu border on Wednesday; body sent for post-mortem New Delhi: The body of a farmer was found hanging at Singhu border on Wednesday. He is believed to have died by suicide. The body was found near Sushant City in the Kundli police station area of Haryana. According to reports,...

Special 2-day Punjab Assembly begins; to discuss farm laws, extended BSF jurisdiction

The special Punjab Assembly was adjourned on Monday after obituary references; next session on November 11   Chandigarh: The Punjab government began its two-day special Assembly session on Monday for complete withdrawal of the three new controversial farm laws. It will also oppose the extension of the Border Security Force (BSF) jurisdiction along the international...

Why this protest when farm laws have been stayed, Supreme Court asks

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday asked a farmers’ body why it needed to protest on the streets against the three farm laws when they had already been challenged in court. The court pointed out that the new farm laws had already been stayed and asked what the farmers were protesting against. The court...