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Bharat Bandh: Transport remains off road in Jammu protesting against farm laws

Jammu/UNI: The protests against new farm laws on Tuesday reached here with people taking to streets while the commercial Transport remained off road due to shutdown call as a part of 'Bharat Bandh'.

No breakthrough achieved in 7-hour-long meeting between Centre and farmers' representatives

New Delhi/IBNS: The seven-hour meeting between the farmers and the Centre on Thursday failed to end the impasse over the farm laws, with farmers' representatives stating that they are sticking to their demands which includes the repeal of the contentious farm laws.

Farmers clash with police in march to Delhi against farm laws, tear gas used

New Delhi/IBNS: Thousands of farmers clashed with Haryana police at the border of Delhi as they were carrying out a protest march to the national capital against the new contentious farm laws, media reports said.

'Not afraid of dismissal of govt': Punjab CM Amarinder Singh passing bills against Centre's farm laws

Chandigarh/IBNS: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said he was not afraid of getting his government dismissed, passing three bills in the state assembly against the contentious farm laws enacted by the Narendra Modi government at the Centre.

Under Congress pressure, Maharashtra govt withdraws August order to implement farm bills

Mumbai/IBNS: After dilemma over its August order to implement the new farm laws passed by the Centre, Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra government withdrew it following its alliance partner Congress's threat to boycott the Cabinet meeting and Nationalist Congress Party's (NCP) continuous protest against the legislation, said media reports.

PM Modi rips apart Opposition over protests against farm laws

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday once again ripped apart the Opposition over its protests against the new controversial farm laws at a time farmers led by various groups are on the streets against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government at the Centre.

Farm Bills: Police arrest Congress leaders for staging protest after not allowing them to meet Telangana Guv

Hyderabad/UNI: Several prominent Congress leaders who came in a rally to Raj Bhavan to present a memorandum to Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan on the contentious Farm Bills, which had already been passed by the Parliament and also President Ram Nath Kovid giving his assent on Sunday, were arrested here on Monday after they protested for not allowing them to meet her.

Protest against farm bills: Tractor set on fire in Delhi, 5 arrested

New Delhi/IBNS: Five people have been arrested for setting a tractor on fire in the heart of the national capital in protest against the controversial farm bills passed by the Indian Parliament a week ago, media reports said.

Voice of farmers crushed in and outside Parliament: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi/UNI: Describing the farm sector bills as "a death sentence to the Indian farmers", Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday accused the government of crushing the voice of farmers in and outside Parliament.

Protest against farm bills: Bandh in Karnataka, Punjab CM Amarinder Singh to hold dharna

Bengaluru/Chandigarh/IBNS: Various parts of India, a country of 36 states and union territories, are set to witness protests against the farm bills, which have been passed by Parliament more than a week ago and have now become laws with President Ram Nath Kovind's signature, on Monday.

President Ram Nath Kovind gives his assent to three farm bills

New Delhi; President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday gave his assent to three farm bills that were passed by the Indian Parliament amid protests last week, media reports said.

Farmers playing key role in building Aatmanirbhar Bharat: PM Modi on Mann Ki Baat

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the nation through his monthly radio programme Mann Ki Baat where spoke about how the new farm bills would benefit the farmers and help create a self-reliant India.

Shiromani Akali Dal quits NDA to protest against farm bills

New Delhi/IBNS: Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), one of the oldest allies of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), has quit the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) coalition at the Centre after sharp disagreement over the passage of contentious farm bills approved by Parliament earlier this month, party’s president Sukhbir Singh Badal announced on Saturday.

Farmers' Protest: Over 50,000 farmers stage 'Rasta Roko' in Maharashtra

Thane/UNI: Over 50,000 peasants in 21 districts, led by the AIKS, blocked national and state highways in Maharashtra and burnt copies of the three agricultural bills.

Massive farmer protests erupt in Punjab, Haryana against Centre's agriculture bills

New Delhi/IBNS: More than 265 farmers' groups on Friday took to streets nationwide to carry out rallies and demonstrations in protest against the controversial farm bills passed in the Parliament.