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PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2021 08:23 PM IST
Shiromani Akali Dal, criticised Governor V P Singh Badnore for not sending for the President’s consideration the Bills passed by the state Assembly last year to "counter" the three farm laws.
Written by Prashasti Singh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 28, 2021 03:37 PM IST
The 'mahapanchayat' comes months after AAP's announcement that it would contest the Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh in 2022.
By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2021 12:03 AM IST
Rakesh Tikait, leader and national spokesperson of the Bharatiya Kisan Union, said on Tuesday that the protesting farmers would gherao Parliament, if the Central government does not repeal the three laws, during his address to a Kisan Panchayat in Sikar, Rajasthan.
By hindustantimes.com | Reported by Richa Banka | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2021 06:56 PM IST
Disha Ravi was arrested from Bengaluru on February 13 and has spent six days under police custody and three under judicial remand.
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Srivatsan K C, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2021 03:53 PM IST
The senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader’s remarks come a day after Gandhi held a tractor rally in his constituency in Kerala’s Wayanad against the Centre’s three new farm laws.
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2021 07:40 PM IST
Gandhi also held a tractor rally from Thrikkaipetta to Muttil to express solidarity with the protesting farmers.
By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2021 04:48 AM IST
Kejriwal, who is also the national convener of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), invited the farm leaders to lunch on Saturday and discussed the ongoing protests against the new laws that seek to deregulate agricultural trade.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 20, 2021 04:38 PM IST
Priyanka Gandhi once again claimed that the three new laws will finish the minimum support system.
PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 15, 2021 05:31 PM IST
In a statement, the committee said it held a detailed discussion with academicians and professionals on Monday through video conferencing.
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Kanishka Sarkar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2021 09:26 AM IST
The police have alleged that Disha Ravi was the one who shared the toolkit document with Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg.
By Rakesh Singh | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Patna
PUBLISHED ON FEB 14, 2021 11:34 AM IST
- There was no distress sale of paddy by farmers in Bihar this kharif season owing to several corrective measures, claimed a senior government official.
By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2021 12:03 AM IST
The protests have entered its 80th day on Sunday and neither the government nor the farmers' unions representatives have arrived at a solution despite several rounds of discussions.
By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 14, 2021 01:04 AM IST
The legal team of SKM, the umbrella body of 40 farmer groups protesting against three contentious farm laws, also accused the police of booking farmers under sections of dacoity and attempt to murder with the aim to “implicate” them in “fake cases” and to ensure they don’t receive bail.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 13, 2021 01:55 PM IST
"People from political parties have nothing to do with these laws, those who are demanding the withdrawal of the laws from Rahul Gandhi to the rest, know nothing about them," Tomar said.
By HT Correspondent, Bahadurgarh, Kota
PUBLISHED ON FEB 13, 2021 02:49 AM IST
Addressing a rally in Rajasthan’s Hanumangarh district, Gandhi claimed that the new laws will render 40% of the people who are engaged in farming jobless, and the control will slip into the hands of corporates.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 12, 2021 08:57 PM IST
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UPDATED ON FEB 12, 2021 08:25 PM IST
"All members of BJP in Lok Sabha are therefore, requested to be positively present in the House throughout the day from 10.00 a.m. onwards on Saturday, the 13th February 2021 and support the Government’s stand,” the whip said.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 12, 2021 07:34 PM IST
Out of this, the Information and Broadcasting Ministry committed ₹7,25,57,246 for release of advertisements between September 2020 and January 2021 on behalf of the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, he said.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 12, 2021 06:17 PM IST
"The day farm laws get implemented business of 40% people will go into hands of just two people. This isn't farmers' agitation but the agitation of India. Farmers have shown the light in the darkness," Rahul Gandhi said.
By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 12, 2021 04:10 AM IST
- Gandhi also tweaked India’s once-ubiquitous family planning slogan to tell an obstreperous Lok Sabha: “This government is for ‘Hum do hamare do’.” He did not name anyone, but kept implying through the speech that the country was being run by, and for, four people.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 10, 2021 05:47 PM IST
Here are top 5 quotes from the Prime Minister’s address to the lower house of the parliament.
ANI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 10, 2021 01:58 PM IST
"Congress, which is losing its support base, is trying to mislead the people of the country by lying one lie after another," Tomar tweeted.
By Debabrata Mohanty | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Bhubaneswar
PUBLISHED ON FEB 10, 2021 08:31 AM IST
- The ordinance also seeks to remove geographical restrictions on sale of agricultural produce and allow farmers to sell their produce anywhere within the state.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 09, 2021 08:54 PM IST
Congratulating Indian scientists for developing Covid-19 vaccine, Abdullah said that as of now very few people were being vaccinated and efforts should be made that more and more people get the jab.
By HT Correspondent, Bharatpur, Kota
UPDATED ON FEB 09, 2021 06:43 PM IST
- Pilot is attending farmers' panchayats across different parts of Rajasthan which are being organised by his supporters and MLAs.
By S Raju, Meerut
PUBLISHED ON FEB 09, 2021 08:57 AM IST
- Samyukt Kisan Morcha has taken the decision to hold kisan maha panchayats in Purvanchal to mobilise farmers to join the ongoing movement against the three agriculture reform laws.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Nilavro Ghosh, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 08, 2021 08:28 PM IST
"Celebrities like Sachin Tendulkar and Lata Mangeshkar being misled. Is our country so weak that an 18-year-old-girl is being considered an enemy for speaking in favour of the protesting farmers?" he said.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 08, 2021 06:17 PM IST
He asserted that the controversy around the new laws will have no impact in Bihar where Agricultural Produce Market Committees (APMCs) were done away with more than a decade ago and a viable alternative system put in place.
PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 07, 2021 07:36 AM IST
A senior farmer leader, who didn't wish to be named, said that the BKU leader's "sudden decision" surprised some leaders of the SKM.
By Soumya Pillai, Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 06, 2021 12:03 PM IST
- The metro stations were closed on the orders of the local police to prevent any unruly elements from reaching central Delhi, said DMRC officials.