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Category: Northern Plains
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Rangapara’s Jitumoni shows jobless, educated youth the way forward 23.9.2020 The Assam Tribune
Rangapara’s Jitumoni shows jobless, educated youth the way forward
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Modi insists farm bills have nothing to do with MSP – so why are farmers protesting? 23.9.2020 Scroll.in
Given MSP has near-monopolistic control over agricultural marketing in Punjab and Haryana, not surprising that they have been at the forefront of protests.
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'The Modi government has given farmers freedom' 22.9.2020 Rediff: Business
'The farm bills will not bring in corporate zamindari'
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Centre’s Farm Bills attempt to bypass state laws on agriculture. How can the states respond? 22.9.2020 Scroll.in
Rajasthan government has tried one approach: using pre-existing state laws in an attempt to nullify some of the Centre’s moves.
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Farming bills: Protest rally held in Bengaluru against ‘anti-farmer, anti-labour’ laws 22.9.2020 Scroll.in
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced that farmers in the state would hit the streets on Tuesday to protest against the new laws.
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RS dy chairman nearly assaulted by Oppn MPs: Govt 22.9.2020 Rediff: News
"The conduct of opposition leaders in the Upper House of Parliament on Sunday was shameful, irresponsible and utter disrespect to parliamentary rules and dignity," Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said.
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BJP plans mega exercise to reach out to farmers 22.9.2020 Rediff: News
Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has held a series of meetings with MPs and Union ministers from Punjab and Haryana and surrounding states, and virtual interactions with state agricultural ministers of all BJP-led National Democratic Alliance ruled states where he briefed them about the merits of the two bills, the sources said.
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4 UNSC permanent members support India's bid for permanent seat: Govt 21.9.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
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Govt hikes MSP of wheat, five other rabi crops 21.9.2020 Rediff: Business
The move came a day after Parliament approved two agriculture sector-reform bills which have been bitterly opposed by the opposition parties like Congress and TMC.
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Centre announces MSP hike of Rs 50-300 per quintal for six crops amid protests against farm bills 21.9.2020 Scroll.in
The support price for wheat, a key crop in Punjab and Haryana, has been increased by Rs 50 a quintal and will be Rs 1,975 per quintal this season.
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Farm bills: PM Modi claims Opposition is lying to farmers as it feels ‘control slipping away’ 21.9.2020 Scroll.in
The prime minister alleged that people were taking advantage of farmers under the old laws, and hence it was necessary to change the situation.
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‘Autocratic mindset, fascist government’: Mamata Banerjee criticises suspension of 8 Rajya Sabha MPs 21.9.2020 Scroll.in
Congress leader in the Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury also condemned the ‘brazen and undemocratic’ expulsions.
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Farm bills need of 21st century: PM Modi 21.9.2020 Rediff: News
Attacking critics, he said a "clique" of people exploited farmers for long as they remained in shackles of rules regulating the sale of their produce and stated that this needed to change, which his government has done.
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10 trade unions to support farmers protest on Friday 21.9.2020 Rediff: News
The ten trade unions are National Trades Union Congress, All India Trade Union Congress, Hind Mazdoor Sabha, Centre of Indian Trade Unions, All India United Trade Union Centre, Trade Union Coordination Centre, Self Employed Women's Association, All India Central Council of Trade Unions, Labour Progressive Federation and United Trade Union Congress.
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Farming bills: Will resign if MSP is under threat, says Haryana deputy CM Dushyant Chautala 21.9.2020 Scroll.in
He, however, also said that there was not a single line in the three agriculture-related bills on ending the Minimum Support Price.
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‘Voice clears farm bills, democracy speechless’: What front pages said about Rajya Sabha chaos 21.9.2020 Scroll.in
All newspapers focussed on how the bills were passed despite protests, with ‘The Telegraph’ accusing the government of ‘steamrolling’ parliamentary procedure.
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RS passes 2 farm Bills amid ruckus 21.9.2020 The Assam Tribune
RS passes 2 farm Bills amid ruckus
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Farm bills: Congress alleges conspiracy, says BJP leader whispered to Rajya Sabha deputy chairperson 21.9.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The party accused Harivansh Singh of denying Opposition MPs their fundamental right.
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The Political Fix: What you need to know about the chaos in the Rajya Sabha over the farm bills 21.9.2020 Scroll.in
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Farmers in Haryana, Punjab protest against agriculture bills 20.9.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The police used water cannons on farmers near the Punjab-Haryana border, after members of the Youth Congress attempted to break barricades in the area.
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