Cabinet to approve Farm Laws Repeal Bill today; to be tabled in Winter Session of Parliament

Days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised farmers that the BJP government would rescind the three controversial farm bills, the Federal Cabinet will today adopt the “Farm Repeal Bill 2021” for approval. The bill will be presented to Parliament during the winter session, which begins on November 29. The bill aims to undo three agricultural … Read more

What’s next for the farming community?

Amid the hype about withdrawing the Farm Laws, busy with completing his mechanical engineering in Pune, young Vibhav Wag is indifferent to the ongoing debate and discussions about the Farm Laws. I don’t want to go back to my village and become a farmer. “It’s not possible to survive as a farmer,” says Faibhav, who … Read more

Govt moving to ban all private cryptos

A bill to ban all private cryptocurrencies and facilitate the introduction of a central bank digital currency (CBDC) is high on the government’s busy agenda for the parliament’s winter session. The Cryptocurrency Act and Regulation of the Official Digital Currency Act, 2021 Along with the Banking Acts (Amendment) Act, 2021, paving the way for the … Read more

Cabinet may may consider proposal to repeal farm laws on Wednesday

On Wednesday, the federal cabinet is likely to adopt a proposal to repeal three agricultural laws. This comes as a follow-up to the Prime Minister’s announcement regarding the intention to withdraw laws. Read also: Farm laws, protests and their abolition On Wednesday, the Cabinet is likely to consider withdrawing the three agricultural laws for approval. … Read more

Farm laws: SKM writes open letter to PM Modi listing 6 demands, seeks resumption of talks

Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) wrote an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday requesting the resumption of talks with the government on their six demands, including a law guaranteeing a minimum support price (MSP) for all farmers. They also demanded the withdrawal of cases against farmers and the construction of a memorial for … Read more

Samyukt Kisan Morcha to hold meeting on Nov 27 to decide future course of action

Samyukt Kisan Morcha on Sunday decided to send an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to raise his outstanding demands and said the farmers would go ahead with their planned march to Parliament on November 29 to celebrate one year of anti-farm protests. The shaky agricultural union body took this decision at its meeting, … Read more

Farm laws: Cabinet likely to approve bills for withdrawal of three laws on Wednesday

Government sources said that the federal cabinet is likely to submit for approval on Wednesday the bills to withdraw the three agriculture laws. They added that these bills will then be presented in the next session of Parliament. On Friday, on the occasion of Gurupurab, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the government’s intention to withdraw … Read more

SKM urges farmers to gather in large numbers at protest sites on 1st anniversary of agitation on Nov 26

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the repeal of the three controversial agricultural laws, Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) on Saturday said its scheduled programs would continue and urged farmers to gather in large numbers at all protest sites on the first anniversary of the incitement. Against the November 26 legislation. The Supreme Council … Read more

US lawmaker welcomes withdrawal of farm laws in India

US Congressman Andy Levine has welcomed the repeal of India’s three farming laws. Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Friday that the government had decided to rescind the three farming laws, which have been the center of farmers’ protests over the past year, and appealed to the protesting farmers to go home. On Friday, Congressman … Read more

Farm Laws: A climbdown and the trigger effect

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s surprise announcement to repeal the Three Farm Acts has a clear and unconscious context, both of which relate to the BJP’s political miscalculation and mismanagement of its reform agenda. Fear of elections The obvious are highlighted by former Finance Minister P Chidambaram. See also: Explanation: Farm laws, protests and their abolition … Read more