Farmers to decide over talks with Centre on Wednesday, Tomar hopeful of resolution: Key developments | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: While sticking to their demand of scrapping the three agri laws, the 32 farmers’ unions protesting against the legislation on Tuesday deferred their decision over resuming talks with the Centre to Wednesday. On the other hand, the government has expressed the hope that the farmers would once again come to the negotiating table. … Read more

Farmers’ stir: Tomar says hopeful of protesting unions resuming talks with Govt soon | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: As farmers‘ agitation against three farm laws entered its 27th day, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said on Tuesday he is hopeful that protesting unions would soon complete their internal discussions and resume talks with the government to resolve the crisis. He met two more peasants’ bodies from Delhi and Uttar Pradesh that … Read more

Farmers’ open letter counters PM Modi, Narendra Tomar | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: A day ahead of observing ‘Shraddhanjali Diwas’ (Day of Homage) in memory of protesting farmers who died during the ongoing agitation, the farm unions on Saturday wrote a joint ‘open’ letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar saying it’s the farmers’ protest that compelled the opposition political parties … Read more

Demolish wall of lies erected by vested political interests, says Tomar | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The government on Thursday doubled down on its outreach to protesters, with Union agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar seeking to demolish the ” wall of lies erected by vested political interests” to mislead farmers about the provisions of the trio of farm enactments. In an 8-page letter which was flagged by Prime Minister … Read more

Farm unions reject government proposals in writing, SC acts to break deadlock | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Farmer unions protesting against the farm laws wrote to the agriculture ministry on Wednesday morning, rejecting the Centre’s December 9 proposals on amending the laws and clarifying certain provisions. Farmer leader Darshan Pal of the “Sanyukta Kisan Morcha” also requested the Centre not to defame the farmers’ movement and “stop holding parallel talks” … Read more

Farmers misguided by opposition, govt will continue to assure them: PM | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the farmers who have been agitating against the three agriculture laws at Delhi borders have been misguided and reiterated that the new legislations are meant for their welfare. “The agriculture reforms that have taken place are exactly what the farmer bodies were demanding and even opposition … Read more

10 farmers’ groups extend support to Govt on farm laws | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: As the ongoing farmers’ protest continued for the 19th day on Monday, a new group of 10 farmers’ unions on Monday extended their support to the Central government over its decision to undertake the necessary amendments in the three contentious farm laws. Under the banner of the All India Kisan Coordination Committee (AIKCC), … Read more

Govt to soon hold next round of talks with protesting farmers to end stalemate: Union minister | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: As farmers intensify their protest against the Centre’s three farm laws, Union Minister Kailash Choudhary on Sunday said the government will soon decide a date and call union leaders for the next round of talks. Previous five rounds of talks between the central government and representatives of 40 farmer unions remained inconclusive. The … Read more