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.
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’.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
According to the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) national spokesperson, the protestors would also question the Centre on its claims of doubling farmers' income.
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.
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.
Priyanka Gandhi also sought removal of Mishra from his post over the Lakhimpur Kheri violence in which his son is an accused.
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.
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.
The Sikh community’s anguish over farm laws was pushing them closer to Muslims, RSS organisers observed.
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.
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.
The farmers are not-committal at Ghazipur border to when they would return back to their homes.
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