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