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Assembly Poll: HC refuses to intervene on rejection of nomination papers of 3 NDA candidates

Kochi/UNI: In a major set back to BJP-led NDA in Kerala, the Kerala High Court on Monday refused to intervene in the Returning Officer's decision on rejection of nomination papers filed by three candidates.

Farmers call Bharat Bandh on March 26 against new farm laws

Delhi/IBNS: The farmers' unions protesting against the three new farm laws have called a Bahrat Bandh on March 26 to reassert their demand for withdrawal of the legislations. 

S Jaishankar says foreign celebrities tweeted in favour of farmers' agitation without knowing much

New Delhi/IBNS: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has taken a dig at foreign  celebrities who have tweeted in favour of farmers' protest in India saying that they were ignorant about the matter.

Farmers block roads across India for 3 hrs to protest against new agri laws

Delhi/IBNS: The three hour countrywide blockade of national and state highways on Saturday by farmers' unions against the three new farm laws amid tight security ended peacefully, said media reports.

Agitating farmers demand reinstatement of telecommunication services at protest sites

New Delhi/IBNS: Thousands of farmers, protesting against the three contentious farm laws, have demanded restoration of phone and internet services at the protest sites, ahead of the countrywide road blockades planned on Saturday in order to intensify their agitation.

'India won't tolerate insult of tricolour, all the culprits will be punished' : Prakash Javadekar

New Delhi/IBNS: The Centre has condemned the violence at the farmers' tractor rally on Republic Day against the three contentious farm laws and promised that the culprits will be punished soon.

Farmer's unions reject Govt's proposal to put farm laws on hold for 1-1.5 yrs

New Delhi/UNI: A day after Centre proposed to put the farm laws on hold for a period of one to one-and-a-half years, protesting farmer unions on Thursday rejected the proposal and reiterated their demand for a full repeal of three farm laws.

Farm laws to be put on hold for 1.5 yrs, Centre tells farmers : Report

New Delhi/IBNS: After the 10th round of talks with farmers Wednesday evening, the Centre has decided to shelve three farm laws for one and a half years and inform the Supreme Court in an affidavit, said a media report.

'Farm law panel has no decision making power. Where is the bias?' Supreme Court slams critics

New Delhi/IBNS: The panel formed to break the deadlock between the farmers' union and the government has no power to take decision on legislations, the Supreme Court on Wednesday said while reprimanding the critics of the committee who have been raising questions over its impartiality since its formation last week, said media reports.

10th round of talks between farmers' unions and Centre postponed

New Delhi/IBNS: The tenth round of talks between the Centre and the agitating farmers have been postponed by one day to January 20, media reports said.

Farmers' agitation would end soon: Anurag Thakur

Hamirpur (HP)/UNI: Union Minister of state for finance and Corporate affairs, Anurag Thakur on Sunday expressed optimism that the agitation by the farmers on three farm bills would end soon and a final solution would come out which would be acceptable to both parties.

'Crying croc tears': Harsimrat Kaur Badal slams Rahul Gandhi over farm laws

New Delhi/IBNS: Former Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal of the Shiromani Akali Dal on Friday took a dig at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and accused him of duplicity in backing the farmers' protest against the Centre's contentious agriculture laws.

Don't hold pro-farm law events: Home Minister Amit Shah's counsel to Haryana govt

New Delhi/IBNS: Home Minister Amit Shah has advised the Haryana government against holding any events or outreach programmes in favour of farm laws until further notice, said state's Education Minister Kanwar Pal Gujjar, reported media.

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar cancels 'Kisan Mahapanchayat' after agitating farmers vandalise venue

Karnal/IBNS: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar called off his "Kisan Mahapanchayat" on Sunday, after farmers agitating against the new farm laws ransacked the meeting venue in a village in this district, forcing the state police to use tear gas and water cannons on them, said media reports.

Union ministers Piyush Goyal and Narendra Singh Tomar finalise Centre's stand in a meeting with Amit Shah for next round of talks with farmers

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Railway minister Piyush Goyal and Agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar met Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday, a day before the next round of talks between the Centre and the farmers agitating against the three new farm laws, said media reports.