AAP government supports farmers’ demands: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday congratulated farmers on the success of their agitation and said that their victory is a victory of democracy and the AAP government supports their demands. The Delhi Assembly on Friday passed a resolution demanding repeal of three agriculture laws, compensation to the families of over 700 farmers killed … Read more

Farmers reached the border of Delhi on the completion of the year of agitation against agricultural laws on Friday.

More farmers from Haryana and Punjab flocked to the national capital’s Singhu and Tikri borders on Friday to protest against the Centre’s agricultural laws on the borders of Delhi, completing a year on Friday. Thousands of farmers from both the states including Amritsar, Jalandhar, Ferozepur, Patiala, Ludhiana, Sangrur, Ambala, Hisar, Sirsa, Rohtak, Kurukshetra, Bhiwani are … Read more

The agitation will continue till the demands of the farmers are met: Rakesh Tikait

Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait on Thursday said the farmers’ agitation would continue till their demands, including legal guarantee of MSP, are met and the Center talks with them. The national spokesperson of BKU said that they (BJP government) announced repeal of three agriculture laws, but it would not solve the issues. Farmers … Read more

Cabinet nod to repeal agricultural laws a mere formality, government wants other demands to be addressed: Farmers

Terming the Union Cabinet’s nod on Wednesday to repeal agricultural laws as mere “formalities”, farmer leaders said they now want the government to resolve their other pending demands, most importantly of the Minimum Support Price (MSP). legal guarantee. However, he welcomed the move and said it was the first victory of the protesting farmers and … Read more

Agricultural reforms need to be brought back in a different form, says Pramod Joshi

Agricultural economist Pramod Joshi, member of the Supreme Court-appointed committee on agricultural laws, has said that the major reforms proposed in repealed agricultural laws need to be brought back in a different form to benefit the larger community of farmers. Joshi told ET on Tuesday that the government’s decision to form a committee to look … Read more

Govt lists bills to repeal agricultural laws, reduce drug addiction

The government has lined up 26 bills, including the Cryptocurrency Regulation Bill and the Agricultural Law Repeal Bill, for the winter session of Parliament beginning Monday. On the top of the agenda will be the Agriculture Laws Repeal Bill, 2021 to withdraw three agricultural laws – Farmer Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, … Read more

Farmers’ mistrust in government will not be erased once withdrawn: Sachin Pilot

Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Tuesday said the BJP’s “poor performance” in bypolls and the BJP’s “poor performance” in the upcoming assembly polls has led to the announcement of repeal of agricultural laws, adding that the polls have “results” for the ruling party. Will be The “trust” of the farmers towards the government once withdrawn … Read more

Repeal of agricultural laws could slow labor reforms further

Bureaucrats and economists said the government’s decision to repeal three agriculture laws may delay the already slow-moving labor reforms, but may not see much impact on privatization, asset monetization and macroeconomic reforms. There are concerns that backtracking on agricultural laws could encourage the opposition to call for reforms or bolster the demand for populist gifts. … Read more

Movement will continue till six demands including legal guarantee of MSP are fulfilled: SKM

The United Kisan Morcha, an organization of farmers’ unions, on Monday reiterated its six demands raised before the government, including a legal guarantee of minimum support price for crops, and said it would continue its agitation till they were met. The body also said its agitation would not be called off at Delhi’s border points … Read more

Agriculture law: Will decide on release of report after analyzing ‘legal consequences’, says SC panel member

Anil J Ghanwat, a member of the Supreme Court-appointed three-member committee on agricultural laws, on Monday said he would take a decision on releasing the panel’s report after analyzing the legal consequences and claimed that two other members were at liberty to take them. has given. a call. The panel had submitted its report to … Read more