Saturday, Oct 23 2021 | Time 00:36 Hrs(IST)
image
India


Congress attacks govt over farms laws

Congress attacks govt over farms laws

New Delhi, Aug 27 (UNI) Congress on Friday attacked the Centre over a host of issues, including the farm laws, and demanded a repeal of the controversial laws as farmers completed nine months of protests at Delhi's borders.
"We will not let the traditional system of agriculture be destroyed. Government will have to roll back the farm laws," Congress said in a tweet.
Former party president Rahul Gandhi also tweeted demanding roll back of the farm laws.
In a tweet in Hindi, Gandhi said he will not let farms be "destroyed" or "gifted to friends".
"Roll back Farm Laws," he said.
Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala also tweeted slamming government over the laws.
"A revolution has been simmering in the fields for nine months. A new struggle will be born," he said.
The comments come as farmer groups that have been stationed at the borders of Delhi against the new Farm Laws under the banner of Samyukt Kisan Morcha, completed nine months of protests on Thursday.
An All India Convention was held at the Singhu border by protesting farmers on Thursday to mark completion of nine months.
Abolition of the new farm laws is also among the issues on which Opposition has be united on in the Parliament. Opposition leaders had also joined a mock Parliament held by Samyukt Kisan Morcha at Jantar Mantar on August 6.
Congress in a series of tweets also slammed government over sales of public sector assets, PM cares fund and reports of corruption in organising the Kumbh Mela in Uttar Pradesh.
UNI AO JA SB 1459

More News
Graft case: Central Bank of India branch manager held by CBI

Graft case: Central Bank of India branch manager held by CBI

22 Oct 2021 | 11:40 PM

New Delhi, Oct 22 (UNI) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested Branch Manager of Central Bank of India, Silondi Branch of Madhya Pradesh for accepting bribes from the complainant, the agency said on Friday.

see more..

CBI files fraud case against two directors of Indore based private company

22 Oct 2021 | 11:29 PM

New Delhi, Oct 22 (UNI) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday filed a case against two directors of Indore based private company and unknown public servants on charges of fraud, the agency statement said.

see more..
India calls to resolve pending issues on climate change at COP26

India calls to resolve pending issues on climate change at COP26

22 Oct 2021 | 11:18 PM

New Delhi, Oct 22 (UNI) Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Bhupender Yadav on Friday said India has huge expectations from the COP26 climate conference on unresolved issues of Paris Agreement Rule Book, long-term climate finance, market-based mechanisms.

see more..
Goyal calls for resolution of NTB-related issues in trade

Goyal calls for resolution of NTB-related issues in trade

22 Oct 2021 | 11:08 PM

New Delhi, Oct 22 (UNI) Commerce & Industry Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday called for creation of a free and non discriminatory trade order which would ensure honesty and transparency within a rules-based multilateral trading system.

see more..
Five girls including two minors rescued from New Delhi Railway station

Five girls including two minors rescued from New Delhi Railway station

22 Oct 2021 | 10:52 PM

New Delhi, Oct 22 (UNI) The Delhi Commission for Women along with Childline and Delhi Police rescued 5 girls, including 2 minors from human trafficking from the New Delhi Railway station, DCW said on Friday.

see more..
image