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PM Modi to lay foundation stones of multiple development projects in Punjab

PM Modi to lay foundation stones of multiple development projects in Punjab

04 January 2022

The projects also include four-laning of the Amritsar–Una section, Mukerian-Talwara broad gauge railway line and two new medical colleges at Kapurthala and Hoshiarpur, the PMO said on Monday.

Centre Deferred GST Hike On Textiles Fearing Defeat In Upcoming Polls: Congress

Centre Deferred GST Hike On Textiles Fearing Defeat In Upcoming Polls: Congress

01 January 2022

The BJP only understands the language of victory and defeat, and has nothing to do with people's prosperity, the spokesperson said.


22 Farm Bodies In Punjab Announce Political Front, To Contest State Polls

Talking to reporters here, farmer leader Harmeet Singh Kadian said the Samyukt Samaj Morcha has been set up for fighting the Punjab polls due early next year.

Congress Suspects Centre To Be Hatching Plans For Bringing Back Farm Laws After Assembly Polls

Congress Suspects Centre To Be Hatching Plans For Bringing Back Farm Laws After Assembly Polls

12 January 2022

The Congress' sharp attack came over Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar's remarks at an event on Friday in which, while talking about the agri laws, he...


Jo Tik Gaya Wo Tikait

Rakesh Tikait successfully led the year-long farmer protests against the new farm laws, forcing the Centre to repeal them just ahead of the assembly elections.

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13 January 2022
Rakesh Tikait Says Bigger Issue Of MSP Persists, Questions Govt's Intention

Rakesh Tikait Says Bigger Issue Of MSP Persists, Questions Govt's Intention

“The bigger issue of MSP persists in the country. It will be a great relief if the MSP is granted.”


13 January 2022
Akhilesh Mocks BJP's 'Double-Engine' Govt, Says Engines Are Colliding

Akhilesh Mocks BJP's 'Double-Engine' Govt, Says Engines Are Colliding

Mocking the BJP's constant claim that the state benefited because the same party led the governments in UP and at the Centre, he said, “This double-engine...


13 January 2022
State Govts To Take Decision On Withdrawal Of Cases Filed Against Farmers: Union Minister Tomar

State Govts To Take Decision On Withdrawal Of Cases Filed Against Farmers: Union Minister Tomar

"The issue of law and order falls under the jurisdiction of state governments. So they will take a decision in this regard," Tomar said when asked about the...


13 January 2022
BJP MP Varun Gandhi Submits Private Members' Bill For Legal Guarantee Of MSP

BJP MP Varun Gandhi Submits Private Members' Bill For Legal Guarantee Of MSP

Gandhi has submitted the bill in Parliament but it is yet to be introduced. MPs can pilot private members' bill in their personal capacity irrespective of...


13 January 2022
Farmers At Delhi Border Head Back Home To Rousing Reception

Farmers At Delhi Border Head Back Home To Rousing Reception

Farmers returning to their homes, after year long protest at Delhi border against now repealed three farm laws, were accorded warm reception with sweets and...


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13 January 2022
Farmers Return Home, Bid Farewell To Singhu Border After Year-Long Protests

Farmers Return Home, Bid Farewell To Singhu Border After Year-Long Protests

Before bidding farewell to Singhu, some farmers performed 'havans' and sang 'kirtans', and some danced to 'bhangra' songs to mark the day as 'Vijay Diwas'.


13 January 2022
Mixed Emotions For Volunteers As Farmers Prepare To Vacate Protest Site At Delhi Border

Mixed Emotions For Volunteers As Farmers Prepare To Vacate Protest Site At Delhi Border

The farmers are preparing to go home after more than a year of protest at Delhi borders during which they endured harsh Delhi winter, scorching summer, police...


13 January 2022
Farmers’ Agitation: 'Charddi Kla’ And Stoicism That Defined ‘Anndata’s’ Success

Farmers’ Agitation: 'Charddi Kla’ And Stoicism That Defined ‘Anndata’s’ Success

Farmers’ agitation suspended: The modified tractors fitted with music systems started snarling through the protest camping site at Singhu, the farmers...


13 January 2022
Farmers' Agitation Suspended; Samyukta Kisan Morcha To Hold Meeting On Jan 15

Farmers' Agitation Suspended; Samyukta Kisan Morcha To Hold Meeting On Jan 15

Farmers will start vacating Delhi border points from Dec 11, this may take some time, says farmer leader Rakesh Tikait.


13 January 2022
Opposition Parties Sits In

Opposition Parties Sits In "Dharna" To Protest Against Suspension Of 12 Rajya Sabha MPs

On Monday, the Rajya Sabha had witnessed multiple adjournments as the opposition parties including the Congress, the Left and the TMC, demanded the revocation...


13 January 2022
The Story Of India's Farm Crisis And The Plight Of Farmers In Vidarbha

The Story Of India's Farm Crisis And The Plight Of Farmers In Vidarbha

In his new book 'Ramrao: The Story of India's Farm Crisis', journalist Jaideep Hardikar has penned the painful story of Ramrao Panchleniwar, a farmer from...


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13 January 2022
Samyukta Kisan Morcha: Centre Must Fulfil Pending Demands Of Farmers

Samyukta Kisan Morcha: Centre Must Fulfil Pending Demands Of Farmers

The SKM also said that the President of India has given his assent to the farm laws repeal bill passed by both Houses of Parliament and a gazette notification...


13 January 2022
Maharashtra Farmers Look For 'Love' Amid Continued Woes And Degrading Social Status

Maharashtra Farmers Look For 'Love' Amid Continued Woes And Degrading Social Status

Maharashtra’s social fabric is undergoing a tough change. While the sons of farmers are finding it an uphill task to get brides, their sisters do not want...


13 January 2022
Parliament Approves Repeal Of Farm Laws; Opposition Protests Demanding Debate

Parliament Approves Repeal Of Farm Laws; Opposition Protests Demanding Debate

Parliament passed a bill to repeal the three agri laws, which had triggered an agitation by farmer unions, on the first day of the Winter Session on Monday...


13 January 2022
Parliament Passes Bill To Repeal Three Farm Laws

Parliament Passes Bill To Repeal Three Farm Laws

Both Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha passed The Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021.


13 January 2022
Why Is Govt Shying Away From Discussion On Farm Laws Repeal Bill, Asks Congress

Why Is Govt Shying Away From Discussion On Farm Laws Repeal Bill, Asks Congress

The Congress on Monday attacked the government over the passage of the farm laws repeal bill in the Lok Sabha without a discussion, charging that all...


29 November 2021
Tewari Gives Notice For Lok Sabha Adjournment Motion Over Farmers Issue

Tewari Gives Notice For Lok Sabha Adjournment Motion Over Farmers Issue

During the course of the agitation, many farmers lost their lives to the harsh weather, alleged use of force by the state and violent attacks on farmers' lives...


13 January 2022
Parliament Winter Session To Begin With Farm Laws Repeal Bill Tomorrow

Parliament Winter Session To Begin With Farm Laws Repeal Bill Tomorrow

The Farm Laws Repeal Bill 2021 will be introduced on the first day of the Parliament Winter Session on Monday. PM Narendra Modi had announced that the...


13 January 2022
Farm Laws Repeal: Parliament Winter Session Likely To Begin On Stormy Note

Farm Laws Repeal: Parliament Winter Session Likely To Begin On Stormy Note

The ruling BJP and main opposition party Congress have issued whips to their MPs to be present on the day, while the later has also demanded a resolution for...


13 January 2022
Khattar Meets Modi, Tells Him Farm Laws Repeal Announcement Has Sent Out A Good Message

Khattar Meets Modi, Tells Him Farm Laws Repeal Announcement Has Sent Out A Good Message

Interacting with reporters in Delhi after the meeting, the chief minister said that he expressed his gratitude to the prime minister for recently appreciating...


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PM Modi to lay foundation stones of multiple development projects in Punjab

PM Modi to lay foundation stones of multiple development projects in Punjab

The projects also include four-laning of the Amritsar–Una section, Mukerian-Talwara broad gauge railway line and two new medical colleges at Kapurthala and Hoshiarpur, the PMO said on Monday.

04 January 2022
Centre Deferred GST Hike On Textiles Fearing Defeat In Upcoming Polls: Congress

Centre Deferred GST Hike On Textiles Fearing Defeat In Upcoming Polls: Congress

The BJP only understands the language of victory and defeat, and has nothing to do with people's prosperity, the spokesperson said.

01 January 2022
22 Farm Bodies In Punjab Announce Political Front, To Contest State Polls

22 Farm Bodies In Punjab Announce Political Front, To Contest State Polls

Talking to reporters here, farmer leader Harmeet Singh Kadian said the Samyukt Samaj Morcha has been set up for fighting the Punjab polls due early next year.

12 January 2022
Congress Suspects Centre To Be Hatching Plans For Bringing Back Farm Laws After Assembly Polls

Congress Suspects Centre To Be Hatching Plans For Bringing Back Farm Laws After Assembly Polls

The Congress' sharp attack came over Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar's remarks at an event on Friday in which, while talking about the agri laws, he said the government moved a "step back" and "will move forward again".

12 January 2022
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