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187 farmer bodies vow to take their fight to villages

New Delhi, Nov 21 (UNI) Around 200 farmers organisations on Tuesday decided to take their fights to the villages, decision that was taken at the the end of two-day Kisan Mukti Sansad (farmers’ liberation parliament) organised by All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC).
“We will go to each district in the country, take the opportunity to take feedback from the people, and tell the country what we learned from them. Once the bills come back, the working group will examine and then place the bills in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha as private members’ bills”, VM Singh, Convener of AIKSCC told UNI.
The Kisan Mukti Sansad has ‘passed’ two bills - ‘Farmers freedom from Debt Bill and Guaranteed Fair and Remunerative Prices Bill’, suggest roadmap to overcome agrarian crisis. These bills will be introduced in Parliament as private members’ bill.
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R-Day violence: Delhi CP warns strict action against perpetrators

28 Jan 2021 | 12:06 AM

New Delhi, Jan 27 (UNI) Accusing the farmers' organisations of violating the terms and conditions put in place for taking out a peaceful tractor rally on Republic Day, Delhi Police Commissioner S N Srivastava on Wednesday said that the perpetrators of violence will not be spared.

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Rajnath speaks to his US counterpart, the two NSAs also talk, Indo-US ties to deepen further

Rajnath speaks to his US counterpart, the two NSAs also talk, Indo-US ties to deepen further

27 Jan 2021 | 10:43 PM

New Delhi, Jan. 27 (UNI) After Defence Minister Rajnath Singh spoke with his newly appointed U.S. counterpart Lloyd Austin, the National Security Advisors Ajit Doval also had a telephonic conversation with his U.S. counterpart Jake Sullivan on Wednesday. It was the first phone call from the recently sworn-in U.S. President Joe Biden's administration.

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Naidu reviews arrangements of Rajya Sabha ahead of Budget Session

Naidu reviews arrangements of Rajya Sabha ahead of Budget Session

27 Jan 2021 | 10:11 PM

New Delhi, Jan 27 (UNI) Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday reviewed the preparations made for the ensuing budget session of Rajya Sabha with the Secretary General and senior officials of the Rajya Sabha secretariat.

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NIA takes up probe of killing of Shaurya Chakra awardee Balwinder Singh Sandhu in Punjab

NIA takes up probe of killing of Shaurya Chakra awardee Balwinder Singh Sandhu in Punjab

27 Jan 2021 | 9:57 PM

New Delhi, Jan 27 (UNI) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday took up the investigation into the killing of Shaurya Chakra awardee Balwinder Singh Sandhu by two unidentified men in the early hours of October 16 last year at the residence-cum-school run by him in Bhikiwind in Tarn Taran of Punjab.

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States may increase seating capacity of  Cinema halls, theaters, social gatherings & swimming pools: MHA

States may increase seating capacity of Cinema halls, theaters, social gatherings & swimming pools: MHA

27 Jan 2021 | 9:20 PM

New Delhi, Jan 27 (UNI) Issuing fresh guidelines for Covid-19, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday permitted the State Governments to relax the restriction of 50 percent seating capacity of the Cinema Halls and theaters to higher seating capacity for which a revised Standard Operative Procedure (SOP) will be issued by Information and Broadcasting Ministry in consultation with MHA.

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