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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
New Delhi/IBNS: NDA ally Rajasthan’s Rashtriya Loktantric Party (RLP) on Saturday left the alliance harping on its pro-farmer stance, becoming the second party to leave after Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD).
Thiruvananthapuram/IBNS/UNI: The latest trends in Kerala local body polls show CPI(M)-led Left Democratic Front (LDF) is leading in 517 panchayats, the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) is leading in 374 and the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is leading in 22 others in 28 panchayats.
Patna/IBNS: Former Bihar Deputy Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, Sushil Modi, has alleged his opponent Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) is trying to poach the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) MLAs to form government after losing the assembly elections by a narrow margin.
Patna/UNI: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is all set to be formally elected as leader of NDA legislature party on Nov 15 enabling him to become CM for next term.
Patna/IBNS: Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Chirag Paswan, who had left the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) before the Bihar assembly elections, has said the people of the state posed faith in Prime Minister Narendra Modi whose Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led the alliance to victory.
New Delhi: Expressing gratitude to voters of Bihar for NDA victory, the BJP national President JP Nadda on Tuesday thanked the people of the state for rejecting "dynasty, corruption and divisive politics" and choosing development.