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‘Cannot and will not repeal laws,’ says Centre as farm talks hit another stalemate – india news

The Union government has told protesting farm unions it “cannot and will not repeal” three contentious agricultural laws during the eighth round of talks which took place on Friday at the national capital’s Vigyan Bhavan, a farm leader told HT, deepening a stalemate between the two sides. The next round of talks is now slated to take place on January ...

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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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Fresh round of farmer-govt talks on three laws today – india news

Farmers on protest for over a month demanding the scrapping of three agricultural laws will hold their eighth round of negotiations with the government on Friday. The government has refused to roll back the laws farmers say will hurt their incomes; the last round of talks on January 4 failed to end the impasse. On Friday, thousands of farmers staged ...

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Nadda to launch new campaign on farm laws during Bengal visit – india news

Bharatiya Janata Party president JP Nadda will visit West Bengal on Saturday to launch the party’s ‘Ek Muthi Chawal’ campaign to dispel the opposition’s allegations that the ruling party at the Centre is anti-farmers, a functionary familiar with the matter said. Nadda will also lead the party’s door-to-door canvassing ahead of the West Bengal assembly elections scheduled to take place ...

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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 Farmers reiterated that they would not sit silent till the farm laws were withdrawn by the Narendra Modi government.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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Supreme Court refuses to stay ‘love jihad’ laws in UP, Uttarakhand; issues notice – india news

The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to stay laws enacted by Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand to punish marriages based on religious conversion. It, however, issued notices to the two state governments on petitions challenging the love jihad ordinance in Uttar Pradesh and Freedom of Religion Act, 2018 in Uttarakhand. The three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA ...

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‘Farmers were adamant on demand for repeal of farm laws’: Union minister Narendra Tomar on why talks failed – india news

The government said on Monday that the seventh round of talks with the farmers remained inconclusive because the protesters were adamant over withdrawal of the three farm laws. Union agriculture minister Narendra Tomar said that he is “hopeful” that a conclusion will be found in the next round of talks which will be held on January 8. “We wanted farmer ...

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Farmers’ protest LIVE Updates: Rajasthan Congress leaders to protest against farm laws – live update

Farmer unions said on Saturday that the protesting farmers- who have been camping at border points near Delhi and neighbouring states- would enter the national capital on Republic Day (January 26) and hold a tractor march if their demands for a repeal of the farm laws and ensuring a legal guarantee of the Minimum Support Price (MSP) are not accepted. ...

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After supporting Kerala assembly’s resolution against farm laws, BJP’s Rajagopal retracts – india news

The Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP’s) O Rajagopal, who had supported the unanimous resolution passed by the Kerala legislative assembly against the Centre’s three farm laws, has now said he had argued that the central government was “always ready for the talks”. Rajagopal, the BJP’s only member in Kerala, issued a statement later on Thursday, saying he “opposed the resolution” adopted ...

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Kerala Assembly’s one-day special session begins, CM Pinarayi Vijayan moves resolution against farm laws – india news

The Kerala legislative assembly is holding a one-day special session on Thursday to pass a resolution against new farm laws which have triggered widespread protests. Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan moved a resolution which said that the country is going through a difficult situation and it was the duty of the state government to stand along with the agitating farmers. The ...

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