Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Farmer Bill

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Captain-Badal-Modi Part of a Nexus, only goal is to ‘torpedo’ farmer protest - AAP

CHANDIGARH: Aam Aadmi Party President and Member of Parliament Bhagwant Mann, commenting on the dirty politics being played by Congress, BJP and Shiromani Akali Dal stated, “the whole drama being done by central minister Hardeep Puri over the role of Harsimrat Kaur Badal in the passing of the farm laws and Sukhbir Badal’s comment against it is nothing but an attempt to torpedo the protests being done by farmer.”

Karnataka braces for shutdown on Monday by farmers

BENGALURU: Karnataka is bracing up for a day-long shutdown on Monday by thousands of farmers and others across the southern state in protest against the controversial farmers' bills passed by the Centre and the state government last week.

"We have tightened the security and deployed additional police personnel in cities and towns across the state and stepped up vigil to prevent untoward incidents during the shutdown," a state home ministry official told IANS here.

Food and Civil Supplies Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu kick starts paddy procurement in Punjab

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister Mr. Bharat Bhushan Ashu today kick started paddy procurement at Rajpura Grain Market. Reiterating that Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh led state government always stood by the farmers, he averred that every effort would be made for the withdrawal of the anti-farmer bills passed by the Union Government. He was accompanied by MLA Rajpura Mr. Hardial Singh Kamboj, MLA Ghanour Madan Lal Jalalpur, Punjab Mandi Board Senior Vice Chairman Mr. Vijay Kalra and Food and Civil Supplies Director Anindita Mitra.

Sukhbir Badal should immediately resign as president of Akali Dal: Tript Bajwa

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Rural Development and Panchayat Minister Mr. Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa has asked the Shiromani Akali Dal President Sukhbir Singh Badal to immediately resign as Akali Dal president because his party despite of being a long time ally in Modi government failed miserably to protect the interests of Punjabis. He no longer has the moral and political right to remain as president of Shiromani Akali Dal.

Cong terms farm Bills black laws, to launch online campaign

NEW DELHI: Terming the Monsoon Session of the Parliament undemocratic and truncated, the Congress party on Saturday said it ran a nationwide online campaign -- "Speak Up For Farmers" -- against the Central Government's dubiously and undemocratically passed anti-farmers legislations.

Rail, road traffic hit in Punjab, Haryana as protesters take to streets

CHANDIGARH: Cutting across party lines, barring the BJP, the day-long protests by farmers evoked an enormous response in the agrarian states of Punjab and Haryana as normal life remained disrupted with closure of rail and road networks. However, in Chandigarh the situation was almost normal.

Protests by farmers disrupts life in Punjab, Haryana

CHANDIGARH:Cutting across party lines, the day-long statewide protests by farmers evoked a good response in Punjab and Haryana as normal life was disrupted, but in Chandigarh it was almost normal.

Congress draws up detailed plan for protests against farm Bills

NEW DELHI: The Congress, which is protesting against the farm Bills passed by the Parliament, has chalked out a detailed programme of agitation, which will begin on September 26 with an online "Speak up for Farmers" campaign.

The party has also set up a "Save Farmer and Labour" committee.

Capt Amarinder appeals to all parties in Punjab to fight unitedly against farm Bills, says ready to lead the battle

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday appealed to all political parties to rise above petty considerations and come on one platform to fight unitedly against the treacherous Agriculture Bills that would destroy the farmers of Punjab.

Cabinet Minister Welcomes AAP MP Bhagwant Mann to join congress party campaign

CHANDIGARH: Following the call of School education minister Punjab and Sangrur MLA Vijay Inder Singla, majority of the panchayats in Sangrur have already initiated the process to reject anti-farmer bills passed by Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha recently. Vijay Inder Singla told that he was already in touch with panchayats representatives and sensitized them about the draconian laws introduced by the BJP led Modi government.

Akali Dal to hold 'chakka jam' in Punjab on Sept 25

CHANDIGARH: The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), an NDA ally, on Tuesday announced to undertake 'chakka jam' for three hours across Punjab on September 25 to protest against the farm bills passed by both the Houses of Parliament.

Senior leaders will lead the protests in their constituencies and district headquarters from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., SAD spokesperson and former minister Daljeet Cheema said.

'Black day' for parliamentary democracy: Congress

NEW DELHI: Responding to the ministers' press briefing led by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on the agri Bills, the Congress called the behaviour of the government as a "black day" in Indias democratic history.

Addressing the press conference, Congress leaders K.C. Venugopal ,Randeep Surjewala ,Shaktisinh Gohil, Rajeev Satav, and Partap Singh Bajwa said that the fight for the farmers will go on till its logical end.

Modi government deceiving people by passing anti-farmer bills: Cabinet Minister Vijay Inder Singla

CHANDIGARH: School education and public works minister Punjab Vijay Inder Singla, on Saturday, lashed out at the Modi government for deceiving people by passing three bills stating agriculture reforms as these bills will break the backbone of Punjab which is the food basket of India. The cabinet minister termed the bills anti-farmer and said that these bills would pose a major threat to the people connected agriculture, directly or indirectly. Singla said that to justify their move, BJP leaders were continuously distorting facts as per their political convenience.

Farm bills shall promote corporate culture: Cong leader

JAIPUR: Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee chief Govind Singh Dotasara on Friday slammed the Centre over the three farm bills passed in Lok Sabha on Thursday and accused the government of promoting corporate culture while limiting the farmers' role to mere labourers.

Punjab CM announces withdrawal of FIRs filed against farmers, no fresh cases to be registered for Section 144 violation

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday appealed to farmers not to stop traffic or violate Section 144 in the state over the Agriculture Bills, but made it clear that no cases would be registered against them for violation of Section 144 as they were fighting for their lives.

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