Narendra Singh Tomar
14 May 2021
Modi releases Rs. 20,000 crore to farmers' accounts under PM-KISAN
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 2021
Farmers being instigated: Agriculture Minister in Parliament
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.
30 Jan 2021
Offer to suspend farm-laws for 18 months stands: PM Modi
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 2021
Farmers protest: Government hardens stance, says 'ball in your court'
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 2021
Farmers reject government's proposal for 18-month suspension of farm laws
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 2021
Government ready to suspend contentious farm laws for 1.5 years
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.
08 Jan 2021
Government meets farmers: No headway after eighth round of talks
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 2021
Farmer-government talks remain inconclusive; protesters threaten Republic Day rally
The seventh round of talks between the government and farmers to resolve protests against the new agricultural laws remained inconclusive.
02 Jan 2021
Farmers threaten to shut petrol-pumps, malls if January-4 talks fail
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 2020
Consensus reached on 2 issues: Government after meeting with farmers
The central government on Wednesday held the sixth round of talks with farmers protesting against new agricultural laws.
28 Dec 2020
Centre invites farmers for talks on Wednesday to resolve protests
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.
24 Dec 2020
Government invites farmers for talks; says MSP discussions 'not logical'
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.
20 Dec 2020
Farmers threaten to block Delhi-UP Ghazipur border to intensify protest
Farmers protesting against the Centre's new agricultural laws have threatened to block the Ghazipur border between Delhi and Uttar Pradesh.
13 Dec 2020
Farmers to block Delhi-Jaipur highway today to escalate protests
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 2020
Farmers plan tractor rally to block Delhi-Jaipur highway tomorrow
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.
07 Dec 2020
Government won't repeal farm laws, ready for long haul: Report
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 2020
Will return sports award if farm laws stay: Vijender Singh
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 2020
Next round of farmers' meeting with government on December 9
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 2020
As farmers threaten nationwide shutdown, Centre may amend laws: Report
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.
03 Dec 2020
Government admits farm laws' drawbacks, say protesting farmers after meeting
Representatives from farmers groups protesting against the Centre's new farm laws on Thursday held talks with the government to address their concerns.
02 Dec 2020
Farmers demand Parliament session to repeal laws; threaten intensified protest
Farmers protesting against the new agricultural laws passed by the Centre on Wednesday demanded a special session of the Parliament to repeal the laws.
01 Dec 2020
Farmers' meeting with government remains inconclusive; next round on Thursday
On Tuesday, a three-member team of Union Ministers started talks with 35 representatives of farmers protesting against the central government's new agricultural laws.
30 Nov 2020
After farmers reject offer, Amit Shah attends late-night meet
Hours after protesting farmers spurned the Centre's proposal to hold talks and take their agitation to Burari ground in Delhi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah attended a late-night meeting at the residence of BJP President JP Nadda, multiple reports said.
29 Nov 2020
Government ready to hold talks with protesting farmers: Amit Shah
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday said that the government is ready to hold talks with the farmers protesting against the central government's three contentious agricultural laws.
27 Nov 2020
'Delhi Chalo' protest: Farmers allowed entry to Delhi by police
Thousands of farmers, mainly from Punjab, on Friday were allowed to enter the national capital to hold a protest against three contentious farm laws passed by the Centre in September.
23 Oct 2020
EC approaches SC over restrictions on physical rallies in MP
The Election Commission (EC) approached the Supreme Court to contest an earlier order of the Madhya Pradesh High Court that imposed restrictions on physical rallies in the state ahead of the by-polls scheduled for next month.
27 Sep 2020
What happened inside Rajya Sabha last Sunday? Footage reveals details
The conduct of the government, opposition, and Deputy Chairman Harivansh Singh inside the Rajya Sabha last Sunday garnered much attention.
24 Sep 2020
Punjab farmers launch "rail roko" agitation against controversial agriculture Bills
Farmers in Punjab launched a three-day-long "rail roko" agitation from Thursday, to protest against three contentious farm Bills, behind which the BJP-led Centre has pushed its weight.
21 Sep 2020
Government announces MSP hike amid protests over farm bills
Amid intense protests over the controversial farm bills, the Union Cabinet has approved an increase in Minimum Support Price (MSP) for Rabi crops for the 2021-22 season, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said in the Lok Sabha, today.
20 Sep 2020
Farm bills reach Rajya Sabha; Centre, Opposition scramble for support
Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Sunday moved the controversial farm bills in the Rajya Sabha.
17 Sep 2020
Will Harsimrat Badal leave Modi's Cabinet over farm Bills?
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), which is at loggerheads with ally BJP over three farm Bills, is pondering over another key matter, pertaining to the resignation of Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal.
09 Aug 2020
PM-KISAN: Modi releases Rs. 17,100 crore to 8.5 crore farmers
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday released Rs. 17,100 crore to the bank accounts of nearly 8.5 crore farmers under the PM-KISAN (Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi) scheme.
14 Jun 2020
MP Minister seen violating social distancing norms in video
Madhya Pradesh Cabinet Minister Govind Singh Rajput has stirred a controversy after he was seen violating social distancing norms in Rahatgarh town. Rajput was seen addressing a huge crowd in a hall.
29 Apr 2020
Agricultural growth not affected by COVID-19, says government
Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Wednesday said that the agriculture sector remains unaffected even as India is under lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic.
06 Jun 2019
Modi creates two cabinet committees to focus on jobs, economic-growth
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has finally addressed the elephant in the room. On Wednesday, he formed two Cabinet committees to look into job creation and slow economic growth- two issues which his government is facing in its second term.
29 May 2019
Who all will be part of Narendra Modi's new cabinet?
Narendra Modi will take oath as Prime Minister for the second time on Thursday, May 30, exactly a week after he led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to a spectacular win in Lok Sabha polls.
22 May 2019
Before counting, Shah hosts dinner, PM Modi thanks NDA allies
As the nation braces itself for Lok Sabha elections' counting on Thursday, May 23, BJP moved to display its strength.
23 Mar 2019
Congress fields Digvijaya Singh from Bhopal, BJP's bastion since 1989
Reportedly, former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh will contest from Bhopal in the upcoming elections. Bhopal has been BJP's bastion since decades as the saffron party hasn't lost parliamentary polls from there since 1989.
19 Dec 2018
Now, BJP-leaders ask Centre: What's your stand on Ram Mandir?
On Tuesday, few MPs of the Bharatiya Janata Party raised the issue of Ram Mandir at the parliamentary meet and asked the Centre's stand on the issue, reports IE.
08 Dec 2018
#WinterSession: Triple Talaq on NDA's agenda; Rafale, CBI on opposition's
In the last winter session of the Parliament, before the country goes to polls in 2019, the NDA government is hoping to push the Triple Talaq Bill.