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Parliament Approves Repeal Of Farm Laws; Opposition Protests Demanding Debate

Nov 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Parliament passed a bill to repeal the three agri laws, which had triggered an agitation by farmer unions, on the first day of the Winter Session on Monday with Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha approving it without any debate within minutes of taking it up amid protests by opposition members who were demanding a discussion.

‘Mann Ki Baat’: PM Modi Says India Leading World In Start-Ups

Nov 28, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said: ‘It is true that this is the era of start-ups and it is also true that in the field of start-ups, in a way, India is leading the world’.


Farm Laws Repeal: Govt To Introduce Bill On First Day Of Parliament Winter Session

The winter session of Parliament will start from Monday, and on the first day of it, new bill to repeal contentious three farm laws will be introduced.

PM Modi Briefed About ‘Omicron’; Asks Officials To Review Plans

Nov 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Saturday briefed about the new 'Omicron' variant of the coronavirus, and he asked officials to review the plans to ease international travel restrictions in light of the "emerging new evidence".


Cannot Be In Situation Where It Is Difficult To Implement Laws: Rijiju

One cannot be in a situation where it becomes difficult to implement laws passed by the legislature and verdicts delivered by the judiciary, Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju said here on Saturday.

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27 November, 2021

Kejriwal To PM Modi: Stop Flights From Countries Hit By New Covid Variant Omicron

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In a tweet, Delhi CM emphasized that the country had 'recovered' from the Covid-19 pandemic with 'great difficulty' and thus requested PM Modi to stop the flights to prevent further transmission.


27 November, 2021

PM Modi To Review Covid Situation Today Amid Concerns Over New Coronavirus Variant

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The meeting comes amid rising global concerns over a new strain of the coronavirus which the World Health Organization has named 'Omicron' and classified as a highly transmissible virus of concern.


25 November, 2021

Thousands Flock For Noida Airport's Foundation Laying Event

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Thousands of people, including women and children, on Thursday reached Jewar amid heavy security as Prime Minister Narendra Modi is slated to lay the foundation stone for the Noida International Airport.


24 November, 2021

Farmers Yet To End Protest, Next Decision On Nov 27: BKU Leader Rakesh Tikait

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According to the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) national spokesperson, the protestors would also question the Centre on its claims of doubling farmers' income.


22 November, 2021

President Confers Vir Chakra On Abhinandan Varthaman

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Group Captain Abhinandan Varthaman, who downed an enemy jet during an aerial combat with Pakistan in 2019 and was held captive for three days in that country, was on Monday honoured with the Vir Chakra award by President Ram Nath Kovind.


21 November, 2021

Farm Laws Repeal: SKM To Hold 'Mahapanchayat' Tomorrow In Lucknow

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The farmer leaders have said that the protests will continue, until the time, government makes a law on minimum support price (MSP) and removes Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra.


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20 November, 2021

Priyanka Gandhi Urges PM Not To Share Stage With Union Minister Ajay Mishra On DGPs' Conference

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Priyanka Gandhi also sought removal of Mishra from his post over the Lakhimpur Kheri violence in which his son is an accused.


20 November, 2021

Varun Gandhi Urges PM Modi To Mandate MSP, Take Action Against Ajay Mishra

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Varun Gandhi thanked Modi for announcing the decision to repeal the three farm laws. Also said many innocent lives could be saved if this decision was taken earlier.


20 November, 2021

A Poet’s View On The Victory Of The Farmers

Suhas Munshi

As the Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the government’s decision to repeal the three farm laws, Kushal Poddar expresses his emotions through a poem titled Firm.


20 November, 2021

Farm Laws Repeal: Behind PM Modi’s Decision Lies RSS Agenda Of Uniting Indian Born Faiths

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

The Sikh community’s anguish over farm laws was pushing them closer to Muslims, RSS organisers observed.


20 November, 2021

Anti-Farm Law Protest: A Detailed Account Of The Year Long Agitation

Ashutosh Sharma

The farmers had started their agitation against the Modi government’s “agricultural reforms”, saying that the set of controversial laws would benefit private players at their expense.


19 November, 2021

Farm Laws Repealed: The Biggest Victory Of Farmers' Movement In Recent Decades

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

Observers consider it even bigger than the anti-displacement land movement of 2006-08 in Singur-Nandigram-Kalinganagr resulting in the scrapping of an archaic land acquisition act in 2013.


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19 November, 2021

Farm Laws Repealed: At Ghazipur Border, Announcement Met With Cautious Enthusiasm

Vikas Pathak

The farmers are not-committal at Ghazipur border to when they would return back to their homes.


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