Farmers bring their own food, tea at Govt meeting, again | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Meeting the government for the fifth time on Saturday with their demands for scrapping the three new farm laws, union leaders decided to have their own tea and food, ferried from their langar (community kitchen) at Singhu border, where thousands of farmers are protesting for over a week. The fifth round of talks … Read more

Agriculture minister tells farmer unions that govt committed to talks, welcomes feedback: Sources | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Union agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Saturday told farmer unions protesting against the new agri laws that the government is committed to cordial talks, according to sources. In his introductory remarks at the fifth round of meeting with 40 farmers’ groups, he also welcomed feedback on the new farm laws, they said. … Read more

BJP govt only understands language of street protests: Adhir on farmers stir | India News – Times of India

KOLKATA: Ahead of the farmers scheduled meeting with the Union ministers on new farm laws, senior Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Saturday said the BJP-led government at the centre only understands language of street protests. He said the party had sought more consultation and scrutiny of the legislations through Parliament Standing Committee, but the … Read more

PM Modi holds meet with senior ministers ahead of talks with farmers | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday held a high-level meeting with Union ministers ahead of Centre’s talks with protesting farmers over the new agriculture laws. Union home minister Amit Shah, defence minister Rajnath Singh, and agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar attended the meeting at PM Modi’s residence. On Thursday, talks between the Union … Read more

Not touching MSP, govt tells famers; next round of talks on December 5 | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Talks between the farmers’ representatives and the government over the new farm laws failed to yield any significant resolution on Thursday with the next round of talks to be held on Saturday, December 5. In a meeting lasting more than six hours, the government assured the farmers that it is not going to … Read more

Farmers’ groups say no to govt food, arrange own lunch at Delhi’s Vigyan Bhawan | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Farmer leaders on Thursday refused the lunch offered by the government during their meeting with three Union ministers here and preferred to eat the food ferried in a van from the Singhu border, where thousands of their colleagues are sitting in protest against the new agri laws. The fourth-round of talks began around … Read more

Farmers demand special Parliament session to repeal new laws | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI/BATHINDA: Farmers’ groups agitating against the new agriculture laws have upped the ante ahead of their discussions with the Centre on Thursday, calling for a special session of Parliament to repeal the laws — a demand central to the stir. Farmers’ representatives, who had met Union ministers Narendra Singh Tomar and Piyush Goyal on … Read more