Tag: farm laws

‘Sikhs For Justice’ targets PM Narendra Modi over ‘violence against farmers’

New York: The US-based Pro-Khalistan organisation ‘Sikhs For Justice’ (SFJ) has issued a statement targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government over “violence against farmers” who are protesting against the three controversial farm laws. The group said that it is “gearing up to chase PM Modi from White House to UN to raise a […]

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6 companies of PAC, 2 companies of RAF to be deployed for ‘Kisan Mahapanchayat’ in UP on Sunday

Six companies of the provincial armed constabulary (PAC) and two companies of rapid action force (RAF) will be deployed for the ‘Kisan Mahapanchayat’ to be held on Sunday on issues concerning farmers, including the contentious Central farm laws. DIG of Saharanpur range Preetinder Singh said on Saturday that the event will be videographed while five […]

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Critical decisions being taken to benefit small farmers: PM

OBSERVING THAT more than 80 per cent of the farmers have less than two hectares of land, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that agricultural reforms and “critical decision” are being undertaken keeping in mind these small farmers, as he coined a new slogan – “Chhota kisan, bane desh ki shaan (small farmer becomes […]

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Parliament proceedings live | I wish UP elections come every year: Dayanidhi Maran

The Monsoon Session is in its concluding week and the Opposition remains relentless in its demand for a discussion on the Pegasus surveillance issue and farm laws. The Lok Sabha is discussing The Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-Seventh Amendment) Bill, 2021, while the Upper House is discussing agrarian crisis. Rajya Sabha also witnessed some ugly […]

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72 seconds out of 45 min: Lok Sabha TV coverage of Opposition in House last sitting

Scheduled to end August 13, Parliament’s monsoon session has been disrupted by the row over alleged surveillance through the use of the Pegasus spyware. Accusing Lok Sabha TV of shutting it out, the Opposition, which has been seeking a discussion on the Pegasus issue and farm laws that triggered the farmer agitation, says its protests […]

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‘Listen to us’: Oppn tells govt as it releases video of members speaking on Pegasus, farmers

The opposition’s strategy of speaking on the Pegasus snooping row and farm laws during discussions of bills in the Rajya Sabha has now been compiled in a three-minute video in an attempt to make the government listen to their demands, leaders said on Sunday. The video, released by the TMC on Sunday morning from RS […]

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Morning Digest: Pegasus | Supreme Court to hear pleas on Pegasus today; Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat moves to quarterfinals at Tokyo Olympics, and more

A Supreme Court Bench led by Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana is scheduled to hear on August 5 a petition filed by senior journalists N. Ram and Sashi Kumar for an independent probe headed by a former or sitting top court judge into the mass surveillance of over 142 potential “targets”, including journalists, lawyers, […]

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Rahul Gandhi takes the lead to rally Opposition, Congress hails ‘historic day’, ‘2024 trailer’

CONGRESS leader Rahul Gandhi Tuesday took his attempts to rally the Opposition together one step further by chairing a breakfast meeting with leaders and MPs of like-minded parties. In his first such interaction with the Opposition without Congress president Sonia Gandhi present, Rahul again underlined a newfound readiness to assume the lead in taking on […]

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