02 Feb 2021
Farmers plan to block roads across the nation on Saturday
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.
16 Jan 2021
Farm laws: Centre wants clause-by-clause discussion with protesting farmers
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 2021
Farmers, Centre to hold ninth round of talks today
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 2021
Member quits SC's panel formed to talk with protesting farmers
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.
04 Jan 2021
Farmers and Centre to talk today on MSP, repealing laws
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.
30 Dec 2020
Farm unions, Centre to hold sixth round of talks today
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.
25 Dec 2020
PM Modi releases Rs. 18,000cr to help nine crore farmers
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 2020
Protesting farmers are 'open to talks' but want concrete proposal
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.
18 Dec 2020
Agriculture Minister writes letter to farmers, PM urges to read
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 2020
Centre's talks bound to fail: Supreme Court on farmers' protest
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 2020
Farmers say will "make" government repeal laws, road blockade planned
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 2020
Farmers go on hunger strike, agitation against agricultural laws intensifies
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.
09 Dec 2020
Yesterday's talks failed, government to send new proposal to farmers
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 2020
Amit Shah intervenes, invites protesting farmers for meeting today
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 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.
05 Dec 2020
Top ministers reach PM's house ahead of meeting with farmers
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.
05 Dec 2020
Block roads to Delhi: Agitating farmers call for nationwide shutdown
The farmers, who have been protesting fiercely against three newly-enacted farm laws, have called for a nationwide shutdown on Tuesday, December 8, and threatened to block all roads leading to the National Capital, Delhi.
03 Dec 2020
Key meeting between Centre, farmers today: Here's what to expect
Top ministers of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government spent time yesterday preparing for the key meeting with farmers' representatives, which is scheduled for 12 noon today at Vigyan Bhawan.
01 Dec 2020
It's cold outside: Government invites agitating farmers for talks today
As protest by farmers intensified, the government again reached out to them asking them to come for a conversation today at 3 pm. They have been called for talks at Vigyan Bhawan but the farmers haven't made a decision about attending it yet.
01 Jun 2020
All important decisions taken on farmers, MSMEs during Cabinet meeting
Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar, Nitin Gadkari, and Narendra Tomar addressed media, a short while after Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a Cabinet meeting.
21 Mar 2020
After MP CM Kamal Nath's resignation, rebel MLAs join BJP
After triggering the fall of the Kamal Nath-led Congress government in Madhya Pradesh, 22 rebel MLAs in the state joined the rival Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
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.
21 Aug 2018
Delhi: Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar's personal assistant ends life
A 31-year-old man, working as a personal assistant (PA) to Union Minister and BJP leader Narendra Singh Tomar, today allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan in South Delhi's Laxmibai Nagar, the police said.
31 Oct 2017
Hindu Yuva Vahini: India would become an Islamic-nation by 2027
Narendra Tomar, Hindu Yuva Vahini's (HYV) senior leader, warned that if Muslim population continues to grow at this pace, India will become an Islamic nation by 2027.
18 Jul 2017
Smriti Irani gets charge of I&B Ministry as Naidu resigns
Smriti Irani, Union Minister for Textiles, has been given charge of the Information and Broadcasting Ministry after former incharge Venkaiah Naidu resigned.