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Brakes on power sector reforms after agreement between farmers, govt

Brakes on power sector reforms after agreement between farmers, govt

🕔18:21, 12.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) According to the agreement between Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) and the Centre, one of the consensus points is that the government will discuss the Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2021 with farmers before it is tabled in Parliament.

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10th round of Govt-farmer talks begins seeking a solution

10th round of Govt-farmer talks begins seeking a solution

🕔15:12, 20.Jan 2021

New Delhi, Jan 20 The 10th round of dialogue between the government and farmers’ representatives began on Wednesday here in the national capital amid expectations of a solution to end the deadlock as the protest by the farmers on the

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Centre-farmers’ standoff will resolve through dialogues: Vice Prez

Centre-farmers’ standoff will resolve through dialogues: Vice Prez

🕔06:59, 18.Jan 2021

New Delhi, Jan 18  Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said that the current standoff between the protesting farmers and the Centre will resolve only through dialogues. “We cannot forget the farmers’ efforts in increasing the food production even

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Govt, farmers agree on 2 out of 4 key issues; next meeting on Jan 4

Govt, farmers agree on 2 out of 4 key issues; next meeting on Jan 4

🕔07:55, 31.Dec 2020

New Delhi, Dec 31  In a development that has been termed “positive”, the sixth round of meeting between the protesting farmers and the Central government ended after over five hours with the Centre saying that the two sides had reached

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Sixth round of Govt-farmers talks on Tuesday, repeal of 3 laws is key demand

Sixth round of Govt-farmers talks on Tuesday, repeal of 3 laws is key demand

🕔09:05, 27.Dec 2020

New Delhi, Dec 27  As the ongoing farmers agitation entered its 31st day on Saturday, a group of 40-farmer union leaders on Saturday announced that the government-farmer dialogue will resume with the sixth round of talks on Tuesday. The group

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Govt ready to discuss all issues with farmers: Modi

Govt ready to discuss all issues with farmers: Modi

🕔17:32, 25.Dec 2020

New Delhi, Dec 25  As the farmers’ agitation along the borders of Delhi entered its 30th day on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the government is open to hold discussions with the farmers and opposition political parties to iron

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‘New Agri Acts catalysts for doubling farmers’ income’

‘New Agri Acts catalysts for doubling farmers’ income’

🕔07:13, 19.Dec 2020

New Delhi, Dec 19  Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs Anurag Thakur, who comes from Himachal Pradesh, has an understanding of farm issues. In an exhaustive conversation with IANS, he provides the government’s point of view on the

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New farm laws enacted only after discussions with farmers: Goyal

New farm laws enacted only after discussions with farmers: Goyal

🕔17:52, 18.Dec 2020

New Delhi, Dec 18  Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has dismissed the allegations of not holding consultations with farmers over the new Central farm laws. Goyal on Friday said these laws have been enforced only after discussing their provisions with the

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Top ministers including Shah, Nirmala, Tomar meet over farm issue

Top ministers including Shah, Nirmala, Tomar meet over farm issue

🕔19:18, 17.Dec 2020

New Delhi, Dec 17  A high-level meeting of the government and office bearers of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party members was held at the BJP headquarters here in view of the farmers ‘ agitation which entered its 22nd day on

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Agri reforms to usher in new investments, farmers to gain: Modi

Agri reforms to usher in new investments, farmers to gain: Modi

🕔15:43, 12.Dec 2020

New Delhi, Dec 12  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that agricultural reforms will usher in new investments into the sector. Modi said this at the 93rd ‘Annual General Meeting’ of the industry body Ficci. The event was organised

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Modi govt ready on MSP & Mandi Act: MoS Reddy

Modi govt ready on MSP & Mandi Act: MoS Reddy

🕔15:15, 8.Dec 2020

New Delhi, Dec 8 Ahead of the sixth round of talks scheduled on Wednesday, and amid ongoing ‘Bharat Bandh’ protests across the country on farmers’ call, Union Minister of State for Home G. Kishan Reddy on Tuesday declared that the Narendra

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Bharat Bandh: Govt issues advisory to states to maintain peace

Bharat Bandh: Govt issues advisory to states to maintain peace

🕔07:34, 8.Dec 2020

New Delhi, Dec 8  In the wake of the ‘Bharat Bandh’ or nationwide strike called by the farmers over the contentious farm laws on Tuesday, the Opposition parties have lent their support to the call while the government has issued

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Govt will consider demands of farmers on APMCs, private markets

Govt will consider demands of farmers on APMCs, private markets

🕔07:26, 4.Dec 2020

New Delhi, Dec 4  Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said the government will consider the demands of the farmers for level playing field between the APMCs and private markets or trade area outside the APMCs and

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Committed to welfare of hardworking farmers: Modi

Committed to welfare of hardworking farmers: Modi

🕔18:21, 29.Nov 2020

New Delhi, Nov 29  Even as thousands of farmers rallied on Delhi’s interstate borders with Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asserted that he was committed to the welfare of hardworking farmers, and the Centres’ new

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Air India waives rescheduling, no-show charges amid farmers’ protest

Air India waives rescheduling, no-show charges amid farmers’ protest

🕔16:19, 27.Nov 2020

New Delhi, Nov 27  In a relief for passengers flying out of Delhi-NCR, Air India has allowed waiver of no-show charges and one free reschedule to passengers who could not report for their flights amid the traffic disruption during the

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