Articles about Narendra Singh Tomar
Narendra Singh Tomar is a senior political leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). A Member of Parliament from the constituency of Morena, Madhya Pradesh, Tomar is also the current Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare in the PM Narendra Modi-led NDA government. Tomar has been with the BJP since the 1980s and has held important posts over the years, both within the party and the state/central governments. He was a member of the Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly from 1998 to 2008. After a brief stint in the Rajya Sabha, Tomar has been a member of the Lok Sabha since 2009. He has held various ministries in successive NDA central governments since 2014. Notably, the three new much-debated farm laws passed by the Centre in 2020, namely Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020; Farmers (Empowerment and Protection Agreement) on Price Assurance and Farm Services Act, 2020; and Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020, were enacted under Tomar’s ministership.
03 Oct 2021India
Farmers have been sitting at Delhi's Singhu border for over 10 months, blocking the highway, protesting against the government's agricultural laws.
20 Sep 2021India
The central government is reportedly planning to create unique IDs and a database for farmers to help them "seamlessly" avail all farm-related services under various government schemes.
17 Sep 2021India
Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday inaugurated and laid foundation stones of 34 road projects worth Rs. 9,577 crore in Madhya Pradesh and said more such projects worth Rs. one lakh crore will be sanctioned by the Centre for the state in the coming days.
12 Sep 2021Politics
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Gujarat announced on Sunday that Ghatlodia MLA Bhupendra Patel has been elected the new leader of the legislature party.
09 Aug 2021India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday virtually transferred about Rs. 19,500 crore to over 9.75 crore beneficiaries farmers under the government's PM-KISAN scheme.
26 Jun 2021India
The farmers' protest in India, which began last November, today completes seven months.
14 May 2021India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi released the eighth installment of financial benefits under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme via video conferencing on Friday.
05 Feb 2021Politics
Amid massive protests against three farm reforms, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Friday said farmers are being instigated and that the agitation is limited to just one state.
02 Feb 2021India
Agitating farmers have announced that they will block state and national highways for three hours on February 6, Saturday, to lodge protest against three farm laws, suspension of internet services in select areas, as well as the Union Budget presented yesterday.
30 Jan 2021India
Addressing an all-party meeting on Saturday, PM Narendra Modi reiterated the Centre stands by the offer made by Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar to farmers to suspend the three new farm laws for 18 months.
22 Jan 2021India
A three-member team of Union Ministers sat down with several farmer leaders for the eleventh round of talks to negotiate a resolution for the ongoing protests.
21 Jan 2021India
Roughly 500 farmer groups under the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) on Thursday rejected the government's proposal to resolve the ongoing protests against the new agricultural laws.
20 Jan 2021India
In a major development in the deadlock between the central government and protesting farmers, farmer leaders said the Centre is ready to suspend the three contentious laws that triggered the agitation.
16 Jan 2021India
During the ninth round of talks with farmers on Friday, the Centre insisted on clause-by-clause discussion, a departure from the blanket demand of protesters to repeal the three laws.
15 Jan 2021India
The farmers and Centre will hold the ninth round of talks today at 12 PM, for the first time since the Supreme Court put a stay on the implementation of three laws that triggered a massive protest.
14 Jan 2021India
Bhupinder Singh Mann, the President of Bhartiya Kisan Union, on Thursday quit the four-member committee formed by Supreme Court to talk with farmers who have been protesting against three farm laws for over a month.
08 Jan 2021India
The eighth round of talks between the government and protesting farmers on Friday failed to resolve the intense agitation that has been continuing for over a month.
04 Jan 2021India
The seventh round of talks between the government and farmers to resolve protests against the new agricultural laws remained inconclusive.
04 Jan 2021India
For the seventh time today, protesting farmers will sit on the negotiation table with the government on the other end and they plan on sticking to their demand of repealing the three laws. They have added another demand — a legal guarantee on the minimum support price for procuring crops.
02 Jan 2021India
Farmer unions protesting the three newly-enacted central farm laws on Friday threatened to shut all malls and petrol pumps in Haryana if the Centre fails to meet their demands during the next, seventh round of talks on January 4.
30 Dec 2020India
The central government on Wednesday held the sixth round of talks with farmers protesting against new agricultural laws.
30 Dec 2020India
The protesting farm unions will hold the sixth round of talks with the Centre on Wednesday to resolve the ongoing deadlock over the three contentious farm laws passed in the Parliament back in September.
28 Dec 2020India
The central government has invited farmers for a fresh round of talks at 2 pm on Wednesday to resolve the ongoing protests over new agricultural laws.
25 Dec 2020India
On Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi released one tranche of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme amounting to Rs. 18,000 crore which will benefit over nine crore farmers.
24 Dec 2020India
The central government on Thursday extended an invitation to farmer unions for talks once again as protests against new agricultural laws have continued for a month.
24 Dec 2020India
Farmers, protesting at the borders of Delhi for nearly a month now, have replied to the Centre saying they are not averse to talks but the government should come up with a concrete proposal.
20 Dec 2020India
Farmers protesting against the Centre's new agricultural laws have threatened to block the Ghazipur border between Delhi and Uttar Pradesh.
18 Dec 2020India
On Thursday, Agriculture Minister Narendra Tomar wrote an eight-page-long letter to farmers, in a bid to address their concerns associated with three farm laws.
16 Dec 2020India
The Supreme Court on Wednesday spoke on the farmers' agitation for the first time, noting that Centre's negotiations don't work, also predicting that they are bound to fail in the future.
16 Dec 2020India
Toughening their stand, farmers' leaders on Tuesday declared that they will make the Centre, led by Bharatiya Janata Party, repeal three agricultural reforms.
14 Dec 2020India
The farmers' agitation against the three controversial agricultural laws is set to intensify today, as heads of all farmers' unions began a hunger strike at 8 am. The strike will end at 5 pm.
13 Dec 2020India
Thousands of farmers have planned to stage a tractor rally on Sunday blocking the Delhi-Jaipur highway in protest against the central government's new agricultural laws.
12 Dec 2020India
Thousands of farmers from Rajasthan have planned to take out a tractor rally to block the Delhi-Jaipur highway on Sunday in protest of the central government's new agricultural laws.
09 Dec 2020India
After a meeting with Home Minister Amit Shah didn't yield the desired results, the Centre will now send a new proposal to farmers, who have been protesting against three agricultural laws.
08 Dec 2020India
Union Home Minister Amit Shah, the second most important person in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, has invited protesting farmers for dialogue at 7 pm today.
07 Dec 2020Politics
Facing pressure from farmers for days now, the government is also prepared to dig in for long and is not even considering repealing the three laws which formed the basis of the agitation, Indian Express reported on Monday.
06 Dec 2020India
Boxer Vijender Singh (35) on Sunday said that he will return his 'Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna' award if the government does not withdraw the three contentious farm laws.
05 Dec 2020India
Representatives of the protesting farmers and the government sat down for the fifth round of talks on Saturday amid the brouhaha over the Centre's new agricultural bills.
05 Dec 2020India
Ahead of the fifth round of talks between representatives of protesting farmers and the government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reportedly held a meeting at his house Saturday.
05 Dec 2020Politics
Before the Centre is set to have another round of dialogue with farmers, to address their concerns linked to agricultural reforms, top ministers of the cabinet reached Prime Minister Narendra Modi's residence, multiple reports said.