Centre to table bill to repeal farm laws in Lok Sabha today
The PM, in his address, had appealed to farmers to end the stir. However, upping the ante, farmer groups retorted that the protest will be withdrawn only when the Centre formulates a law on MSP.
Not all are happy with scrapping of 3 farm laws
Experts, stakeholders divided on government’s move; implementation not up to the mark, say some, could have opened new channels of trading for farmers, say others.
Farm laws: Farmer groups remind guaranteed MSP still pending
Farmer groups welcome the decision but have said the demand for a statutory guarantee of remunerative prices for all agricultural produce for all farmers remains unfulfilled.
Government to repeal 3 farm laws: PM Modi
Constitutional process of repealing farm laws to be completed in Winter session of Parliament.
India as the world’s farm
The country has often been described as a global back office. Now its agricultural exports suggest that it might become a key food source for the world. Fixing water supplies will be vital.
Budget 2021: FM tries to appease farmers’ angst
In an attempt to make peace with farmers amid the ongoing protests over farm laws, Sitharaman proposes an increase in agricultural credit target to ₹16.5 lakh crore in FY22.
Bharat Bandh: Mixed response, protest goes on
The Bharat bandh on Tuesday, December 8 went of peacefully. Fortune India travelled across NCR in order to photograph the progress of the bandh, and also to chronicle the mood in the protest sites.