90% farmers don't support agitation after SC stay: BCI

New Delhi |Thursday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST

A day after the Supreme Court put a stay on the implementation of the three Central farm laws, the Bar Council of India (BCI) claimed on Wednesday that "90 per cent of the farmers are not in favour of

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Laws framed by legislators, not courts: Sidhu on farmers' stir

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST

Taking up the cause of the farmers who are protesting against the three contentious agricultural laws, Congress leader and former Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu said on Wednesday that in a democra

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Govt misled apex court on farmers' issue: Congress

New Delhi |Thursday, 2021 3:45:05 AM IST

The Congress has alleged that the apex court has been misled by the Central government on the farm laws that the deliberation has been going on for years. The Congress said that it's contrary to what

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Farmers' protest enters 50th day amid biting cold, fog

New Delhi |Thursday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST

Camping at protest sites near Delhi's borders for around 50 days now, braving severe cold and dense fog, farmers on Thursday asserted that their stir against the new agriculture laws will intensify in

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Andhra govt to buy tomatoes as farmers suffer low prices

Amaravati |Thursday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST

In an effort to rescue tomato farmers suffering from steep price fluctuations, Andhra Pradesh's agricultural marketing department will bid and purchase tomatoes from Friday.

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British Indians want UK-India trade deal to support Indian farmers

London |Thursday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST

A majority of British Indians are in favour of the UK entering into a trade deal with India which supports and ensures a fair deal for Indian farmers, according to new research.

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'Why is Naidu upset if farmers benefit?'

Amaravati |Thursday, 2021 11:15:05 PM IST

Senior Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) leader and Rajya Sabha member V. Vijaysai Reddy on Thursday asked for the reason behind former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu's di

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Govt urges farmers to take advantage of PMFBY as scheme completes 5 years

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 5:15:06 AM IST

With the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY), the flagship crop insurance scheme of the Narendra Modi-led government, completing five years of operation, the Central government has urged the farm

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Rahul flays govt stand on proposed tractor rally by farmers

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday slammed the Modi government for its stand on the tractor rally proposed to be organised by protesting farmers on January 26.

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Committee not a solution, say farmers' unions

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST

The farmers' unions said in a joint statement on Tuesday that the Supreme Court has stayed the implementation of the three Central farm laws as an interim measure, which is a welcome step, but it is n

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TMC MP takes potshot at SC-appointed committee on farmers' issues

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2021 3:45:05 AM IST

Trinamool Congress' Lok Sabha MP Mahua Moitra on Tuesday criticised the formation of a four-member committee by the Supreme Court in the backdrop of the ongoing farmers' protest.

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Farmers to burn copies of farm laws on Lohri on Wednesday

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST

The farmers' agitation continued for the 49th day on Wednesday against the three new Central farm laws enacted last year. The agitating farmers have decided to burn copies of the farm laws on the occ

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