The next round of talks is now slated to take place on January 15.
Updated on Jan 08, 2021 08:12 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Zia Haq | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
Banerjee had earlier lent her support to the farmers and had even sent a team of MPs to meet the protesting farmers at Singhu border.
Updated on Jan 04, 2021 09:11 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Kolkata |HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
Farmers’ protest Highlights: ‘Hoping we will come to conlusion in next round of talks,’ says agri minister after meeting with farmers
Two key demands of the farmers are expected to be on the table for consideration by the government.
Updated on Jan 05, 2021 12:30 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |hindustantimes.com
The farmers of the area have started free bus service, especially for elderly farmers and women, indenting to join the agitation at the Ghazipur border.
Updated on Jan 03, 2021 07:32 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Rudrapur |Mohan Rajput
Union minister of state (MoS) for agriculture Kailash Choudhary said a solution would come up during the talks to be held on January 4 with the farmers and that the ongoing deadlock would end.
Updated on Jan 02, 2021 02:06 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |hindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi
“The way farmers’ strike is continuing, it seems PM Modi would wake up after the death of the farmers,” Soren said.
Updated on Dec 25, 2020 11:05 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jamshedpur | Debashish Sarkar
The All farmer unions have decided to consult four Supreme Court lawyers - Prashant Bhushan, Dushyant Dave, HS Phoolka and Colin Gonsalves - about the ongoing proceedings in the Supreme Court.
Updated on Dec 17, 2020 07:29 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Fareeha Iftikhar | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
Lekhi pointed out that the three farm laws had been published in the Delhi Gazette on November 23, and that they were tearing up the copies of the act after notifying.
Updated on Dec 17, 2020 07:10 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |hindustantimes.com | Edited by Nilavro Ghosh
Covid-19 cannot be a reason to halt the work of democratic institutions, especially Parliament
Updated on Dec 15, 2020 08:30 PM IST
Hindustan Times | HT Correspondent
“They (opposition parties) are those who don’t want development of the country, the poor and the farmers,” CM Adityanath said.
Updated on Dec 13, 2020 08:08 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Meerut |S Raju
Farmer agitation no longer remains farmers’ movement; infiltrated by Leftist, Maoist elements: Piyush Goyal
Piyush Goyal, however, did not say if the government had or is planning to take any action against any person belonging to banned outfits seen at the protests.
Updated on Dec 12, 2020 04:43 PM IST
New Delhi, Delhi |Press Trust of India | Posted by Shivani Kumar
Farmers from different states have been camping at Delhi’s Singhu, Tikri, Ghazipur and Chilla (Delhi-Noida) border points for nearly two weeks now to demand a repeal of the farm laws enacted in September.
Updated on Dec 11, 2020 11:47 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |hindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi
The farmer organisations said that they have received proposal from the government after the latest round of talks on December 5. The farmer leaders added that they are going to hold discussion on the proposals sent by the government.
Updated on Dec 09, 2020 04:06 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
Dharmendra says daughter Ahana’s newborn twins are his best birthday gift: ‘I got the gift in advance’
Actor Dharmendra, who turned 85 recently, in a recent interview mentioned that he had seen his daughter’s Ahana’s twins, who were born in November.
Updated on Dec 09, 2020 10:34 AM IST
The amendments allow non-agriculturists to buy agricultural land. The bill amended sections 79 (A), 79 (B) and 79 (C) of the 1961 act.
Updated on Dec 08, 2020 11:58 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Karnataka |Venkatesha Babu
Indian quarters expressed strong disappointment over the security arrangements after the protestors were allowed despite restrictions in place over Covid-19.
Updated on Dec 07, 2020 03:24 PM IST
Hindustan Times, London | Prasun Sonwalkar
They protested from 12am to 1pm and raised slogans against the central government.
Updated on Dec 06, 2020 12:34 AM IST
Hindustan Times/Ludhiana | HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
“We want to see people have a voice in their lives,” Stéphane Dujarric, spokesman for the UN Secretary-General, said.
Updated on Dec 05, 2020 11:12 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | HT Correspondent
Children at the protest site also said that they could travel for the protests because there was no stipulation to attend physical classes. Punjab opened government schools for students of classes 9 to 12 last month, but attendance is voluntary and only to seek guidance from teachers.
Updated on Dec 02, 2020 03:29 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Kainat Sarfaraz
Farmers have been protesting at various places in Delhi and Haryana and have rejected the Central government’s offer to hold talks on December 3
Updated on Nov 30, 2020 05:10 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Patna | Vijay Swaroop
The Opposition had accused the Rajya Sabha authorities of deliberately switching off the microphones to silence the critics of the Bills
Updated on Nov 30, 2020 12:17 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Saubhadra Chatterji
The traffic jam started around 3.30pm and was resolved only around 6.30pm, said Gurugram police officers. Movement of vehicles at other borders points with Delhi, however, remained smooth
Updated on Nov 26, 2020 06:02 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Leena Dhankhar
State’s agriculture minister Ravindra Choubey said the bill is aimed at protecting farmers of the state from fluctuating market prices and payment risks.
Updated on Oct 27, 2020 10:34 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Raipur |HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
Asks with purchase of crops under MSP made punishable if the market price of a crop is already low and a farmer wants to sell it, who buy the crop?
Updated on Oct 23, 2020 12:58 AM IST
Himdustan Times/Ambala | HT Correspondent, Ambala
A senior official, on condition of anonymity, said the draft of the bills had been prepared and sent to the law department
Published on Oct 22, 2020 04:53 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | Sachin Saini
The Punjab government’s bills are aimed at protecting farmers’ interests and may be adopted by other non-National Democratic Alliance-ruled states
Published on Oct 20, 2020 04:46 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Chetan Chauhan and Navneet Sharma
Farm bills: Maharashtra Congress to hold virtual rally; 5 million farmers from 10,000 villages set to join
The Maharashtra unit of the Congress has been protesting against the “anti-farmer” laws over the past three weeks after they were passed by Parliament
Updated on Oct 15, 2020 12:30 PM IST
Hindustan Times | Surendra P Gangan
Four petitions were listed before the court on the issue of passage of farm bills by Parliament. The notice was issued on a petition filed by Rakesh Vaishnav, who represents Chhattisgarh Kisan Congress.
Updated on Oct 12, 2020 01:26 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Abraham Thomas
The passage of the bills saw SAD ending its 25-year-long friendship with Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA), and its leader and Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal resigning from her cabinet post.
Updated on Oct 11, 2020 02:43 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
Speaking at the event where property cards were distributed under the government’s SVAMITVA scheme, the prime minster hit out at the Congress, which has been spearheading the protests against the recent farm laws, calling them anti-farmer
Updated on Oct 11, 2020 04:22 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |HT Correspondent | Edited by Smriti Sinha