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Farm laws: Centre, farmers’ unions leaders begin eighth round of talks – india news

The Centre and the representatives of agitating farmers’ unions on Friday began the eighth round of talks to resolve farmers’ concerns regarding the new farm laws. The meeting is currently underway as Union ministers Narendra Singh Tomar and Piyush Goyal reached Vigyan Bhavan in Delhi. Before the meeting, both farmers’ union leaders and Union agriculture minister Tomar on Friday expressed ...

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Before 8th round of talks with protesting farmers, govt says hopeful of resolving issues – india news

Ahead of the eighth round of talks between farmers’ union leaders and representatives of the government over the three controversial farm laws passed in September, Union minister of state for agriculture Kailash Choudhury hoped for a breakthrough in the impasse. “I am hopeful that a resolution will be reached at Friday’s meeting. We could have ended the deadlock by now ...

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Farmers’ protest LIVE updates: Eighth round of talks today, Delhi’s borders remain closed – india news

The ongoing farmers’ agitation against the three contentious agricultural laws entered day 44 on Friday, when the eighth round of talks between the government and farm union leaders are scheduled to take place. The talks, which will begin at 2pm, come a day after farmers protesting on various borders of Delhi took out a tractor march in what they have ...

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SC cites Tablighi event, asks whether protesting farmers safe from Covid – india news

The Supreme Court on Thursday cited a large congregation at the Tablighi Jamaat’s headquarters in Delhi in March that was blamed for a sharp increase in Covid-19 infections and asked the Centre what guidelines had been put in place to prevent a similar situation at the farmers’ protest sites on the Capital’s borders. It issued a notice seeking the Centre’s ...

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3,000 tractors at farmers’ march – india news

A day ahead of their talks with the Centre, farmers protesting against the three farm laws took out a tractor march on the two ring highways around the Capital on Thursday. According to farm union leaders, nearly 3,000 tractors participated in the march on Kundli-Manesar-Palwal or Western Peripheral expressway and at least 500 on the Kundli-Ghaziabad-Palwal or Eastern Peripheral expressway. ...

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Not interested in govt’s feats, farmers’ group snubs BJP MLA in UP’s Khatauli – india news

A group of farmers disrupted the speech of BJP MLA Vikram Saini while he was enumerating the feats and the schemes of the government at a kisan mela (farmers’ fair) at Khatauli town of Muzaffarnagar on Wednesday and told him bluntly that they were not interested in the achievements of the BJP government,claimed Bharatiya Kisan Union’s (BKU) former Muzaffarnagar district ...

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Uttarakhand farmers take out tractor rally against farm laws in Kumaon – india news

Farmers in Uttarakhand’s US Nagar district took out a tractor parade against farm laws on Thursday. Farmers reiterated that they would not sit silent till the farm laws were withdrawn by the Narendra Modi government. Vikramjeet Singh, a farmer from Bazpur, said, “We are forced to come on the roads instead of working in agricultural fields as the Modi government ...

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What steps have been taken to prevent Covid spread at farmers’ protest site: SC to Centre – india news

The Supreme Court on Thursday cited a gathering at Tablighi Jamaat’s headquarters in Delhi in March that was blamed for a jump in Covid-19 infections and asked the Centre what guidelines were in place to prevent a similar situation at the farmer protest sites. It issued a notice seeking the Centre’s reply within two weeks. “This same problem is going ...

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High court issues notices to Centre, Punjab over damage to Reliance Jio’s infrastructure amid farmers’ protest – india news

The Punjab and Haryana high court on Tuesday issued notices to Punjab and the Centre in response to Reliance Jio’s plea seeking action against those involved in damaging its infrastructure and other properties in the state amid the agitation against the three farm laws enacted in September. The petition said the company’s 1,500 telecom towers have been vandalised, crippling its ...

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Farmers continue protests a day after talks with Centre remain inconclusive – india news

Thousands of farmers, who are have been protesting at the borders of Delhi, on Tuesday continued their agitation on Tuesday as they remained firm on their demands for the repeal of the three farm laws and legal backing for minimum support price (MSP). The seventh round of talks held on Monday to resolve the deadlock over the farm laws remained ...

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