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Punjab witnesses complete bandh against farm bills

Chandigarh/UNI: A complete bandh was observed on Friday with the farming community staging dharna and organising protest demonstrations across Punjab against the agriculture reform bills passed in the Parliament.

Farmers hit streets, call for bandh protesting against India's new farm bills

Chandigarh/Amritsar/IBNS: Several farmers' organisations called for a nationwide bandh (strike) on Sept 25 as the protests against the two new farm bills- passed by the Narendra Modi government earlier this week- intensified in Punjab, Haryana and other parts of the South Asian country on Thursday, media reports said.

President should return farm bills passed unconstitutionally: Ghulam Nabi Azad

New Delhi/IBNS Amid ongoing protests and Parliament boycott by the Oppositions over the Farm Bills passed by the Narendra Modi government, Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad met President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday.

Amid parliament boycott, Oppn led by Ghulam Nabi Azad to meet President Kovind at 5 pm

New Delhi/IBNS Amid continued protests and Parliament boycott by the Opposition over the Farm Bills brought by the Narendra Modi government, Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad is scheduled to meet President Ram Nath Kovind  at 5 PM  Wednesday.

Jammu and Kashmir: Kathua farmers hail agriculture sector reform bills

Kathua: Farmers in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua region have praised the two agriculture sector reform Bills that were passed in the Rajya Sabha on Sunday.

Tamil Nadu CM slams DMK for opposing farm bills, says Stalin criticising without adequate knowledge

Madurai/Ramanathapuram/UNI: Defending the farm bills which were passed in both the houses of the Parliament, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Tuesday charged that the DMK was spreading slander campaigns against the new farm reforms for political reasons.

Govt will consider revoking suspension of MPs if they express regret: Pralhad Joshi

New Delhi/UNI: The government on Tuesday expressed its willingness to look into the demand of suspension of eight Opposition MPs if they express regret for their behaviour in the house during the passage of the farm sector bills on Sunday.

Farm Bills: Suspended Rajya Sabha MPs continue night-long sit-in protest, Deputy Chairman Harivansh offers tea

New Delhi/IBNS: Eight suspended Rajya Sabha MPs continued their sit-in protest in front of the Gandhi statue in Parliament area throughout Monday night, agitating against the farm bills which the Opposition claims as "anti-peasants".

Amid protests over Farm Bills, Indian Govt raises MSP on winter crops

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid apprehensions that the new farm laws would pave the way for the elimination of the the Minimum Support Price (MSP) system, the Centre on Monday raised the support prices on key winter crops or Rabi crops, including wheat and mustard.

Opposition plans nationwide protest against farm bills, Mamata Banerjee shames Centre

New Delhi/IBNS: Opposition parties and farmers' groups across the country, including the Congress and the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU), have announced plans to launch rigorous protests against the two controversial farm bills cleared by the Modi government in Rajya Sabha on Sunday.

Don't sign farm bills: Eighteen opposition parties urge President in letter

New Delhi/IBNS: Eighteen opposition parties have written a letter to President Ram Nath Kovind requesting him to not sign the farm bills that were passed by the government in the Rajya Sabha on Sunday.

New farm laws will allow farmers to sell their productions in their own terms: PM Modi

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid the farmers' protests across the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said new farm laws will only allow peasants to sell their productions in their own terms.

Farm bills: Derek O'Brien, Sanjay Singh, 6 other Rajya Sabha MPs suspended, Opposition hits back

New Delhi/IBNS: Eight opposition Rajya Sabha MPs were on Monday suspended for their "unruly behaviour" while protesting against the passage of two key farm bills by the government in Parliament's upper house a day ago.

Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee announces to launch 48 hrs 'Rail Roko Program'

Moga/UNI: The Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee Punjab announced 48 hours 'Rail Roko Program' against Modi government's new farm laws.

Amid protests farm bills to be taken up in Rajya Sabha today

New Delhi/IBNS: Three agriculture-related bills, which have been already passed in the Lok Sabha amid farmers' protests and opposition walk-outs, will be taken up in the Rajya Sabha on Sunday.