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No shortcomings in farm laws, but ready to discuss provisions: Tomar | Latest News India

Union agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Friday said that “there were no shortcomings” in the three farm laws against which a large number of farmers have been on protests since November-end last year, ruling out any possibility of repealing the three pieces of legislation. The minister, however, said the government was ready to talk to farm unions on any ...

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Ready for discussion on provisions of farm laws, says agriculture minister Tomar | Latest News India

Union agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar said on Friday that the Centre is ready to resume talks with protesting farmer unions over provisions of the three contentious agricultural laws, though he ruled out a withdrawal of the reforms. Also Read : A year after being passed, farm laws continue to face protests “The Government of India is ready to have ...

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After meeting Bengal CM over farm laws, Rakesh Tikait gives a message to opposition | Latest News India

Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait, who met West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday, said today he told the Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief that the country’s opposition is weak. Tikait has been leading the protests by farmers near the Delhi border seeking withdrawal of three farm laws passed by Parliament in September, 2020. “We said the opposition in the country ...

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Laws and criminal justice: Where the Indian elite can’t secede

It is extremely important that the Supreme Court is re-examining colonial era sedition laws, which were repealed in the United Kingdom (UK) itself, but which no government in India has revoked, and in fact, each has used to stifle dissent. Sedition laws, however, are at the apex of a mountain of laws that need to be examined with fresh societal ...

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Rakesh Tikait to meet Mamata Banerjee today as farmer leaders plan to intensify stir against farm laws | Latest News India

Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait is expected to meet West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata on Wednesday. Tikait will discuss the strategy to further intensify the ongoing farmers’ protest against the new central farm laws, news agency ANI reported. The Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader will also congratulate Banerjee for her party Trinamool Congress’ (TMC) win in West Bengal ...

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A year after being passed, farm laws continue to face protests | Latest News India

New Delhi The three new agricultural laws to push reforms in the farm sector completed a year of being promulgated on Saturday, first as ordinances, but achieving little so far as millions of farmers continue to oppose them. The feisty protests by farmers, especially from food-bowl states, such as Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, have brought cultivators and farm policies ...

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Tikait says farm laws will be gone by 2024, vows to fight till then | Latest News India

Rakesh Tikait, leader of the Bharatiya Kisan Union, a key farm organisation behind the ongoing farmers’ agitation, celebrated his birthday on Friday with a vow to not rest until the three agricultural laws at the heart of protests were scrapped, but predicted the legislation would be gone by 2024. “(The) government will definitely agree to (scrap the laws). The laws ...

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Explained: China’s family planning laws over the years

China on Monday announced a new relaxation to its family planning rules allowing couples in the country to have upto three children now, an increase from the two children allowed previously. The new measures were announced after the latest data in this month from the National Bureau of Statistic in Beijing showed that the annual births plummeted to historic low ...

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Hong Kong approves new electoral laws

The new law empowers the city’s national security department to check the backgrounds of potential candidates for public office and a sets up a new committee to ensure candidates are “patriotic”. Agencies | , Hindustan Times, Hong Kong, Beijing PUBLISHED ON MAY 28, 2021 05:21 AM IST Hong Kong’s legislature on Thursday passed a bill amending electoral laws that drastically ...

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Tamil Nadu govt to move resolution in assembly against farm laws | Latest News India

CM MK Stalin made the announcement reiterating ruling Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam’s (DMK) stand on the issue on the day when farmer unions are observing a “black day” to mark six months of their agitation against the legislation By Divya Chandrababu UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2021 03:15 PM IST Tamil Nadu chief minister MK Stalin on Wednesday said his government will ...

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