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Nitish Kumar’s Govt Scrapped APMC Act 14 Years Ago But Farmers In Bihar Still Languishing

Mar 24, 2021 Midhat Fatimah

It was in the year 2006 when Nitish Kumar’s government abolished the Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC) Act and ended the mandi system in the state of Bihar.

SC Should Have Declared New Farm Laws Unconstitutional: Senior Lawyer Dushyant Dave

Jan 24, 2021 Preetha Nair

Speaking to Outlook, Dave, who is also one of the three lawyers assisting the farmers' groups said that the Supreme Court should have declared the farm Bills unconstitutional instead of staying them.


Protesting Farmer Dies By Suicide At Singhu Border After Consuming Poison

Amarinder Singh's suicide makes it the 4th case of suicide at the protest site so far.

Not Much Hope, Says Farmer Leader On Next Round Of Talks

Jan 08, 2021 Jayanta Bhattacharya

Farmers’ Protest: The eighth round of talks between the Centre and the protesting farmers ended in a stalemate as both sides stuck to guns once again on repeal of the three controversial farm laws.


Sixth Round Of Centre-Farmers Talks Begin

The sixth round of talks between the two sides are being held after a considerable gap. The fifth round of talks was held on December 5.

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05 December, 2020

MSP Explainer: What Are The Farmers' Fears? Why Isn't The Government Bending?

Lola Nayar

The farmers want the MSP formula to be based on the father of the green revolution of M.S. Swaminathan's recommendation.


04 December, 2020

‘Dejected’ Farmers Call Bharat Bandh On December 8

Lola Nayar

Talks between farmers and Centre deadlocked over minimum support price of crops.


28 September, 2020

We Have Not Shut Doors On APMC, Wait For Six Months: Karnataka CM Yediyurappa Tells Protesting Farmers

Outlook Web Bureau

The call for a bandh given by the Karnataka Raitha Sangha (Karnataka Farmers' Association) and other farmer organisations is supported by the Congress, JD(S), Karnataka Rakshana Vedike (KRV) and the Left parties.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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