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Farm Bills taken up after farmer ultimatum but lot more needs to be done : SAD

Chandigarh, Oct 20 (UNI) The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Tuesday said the Congress government had taken up the farm Bills after farmer’ ultimatum but lot more was needed to secure the future of Punjab farmers even as it announced its legislators were ready to resign enmass to ensure the centre gave them their due.
“The fight to secure justice for the ‘kisan’, ‘khet mazdoor’ and ‘arhatiyas’ as well as three crore Punjabis has just started. Now chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh must give a categorical assurance that the State government will purchase all farmer crops including wheat, paddy, cotton and maize at minimum support price (msp) if the centre defaults on the same”, the SAD legislature party said while addressing a press conference here. It also noted that it was unfortunate that the chief minister refused to allay the fears of farmers by giving a concrete assurance in this regard.
Addressing the conference, SAD legislature party leader Sharanjit Singh Dhillon and Bikram Singh Majithia said it was now clear that the Congress government, which was running away from calling a special session, was forced to do so due to the ultimatum served on it by farmers and khet mazdoor. “The truth is that our farmer brothers made chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh relent from his recent statement at Khatkar Kalan where he asserted that there was no point in calling a special session to negate the Agri black laws”.
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MP CM reviews procurement

29 Nov 2020 | 1:42 AM

Bhopal, Nov 28 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday directed his officers to maintain adequate arrangements vis-à-vis procurement of millet, jowar and paddy on support price.
“The cultivators should not face any quandary whatsoever. Collectors must submit acquisition reports on daily basis and undertake regular tours,” the senior politician was officially quoted as saying.

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War against COVID-19: MP’s body count rises to 3,237

29 Nov 2020 | 12:49 AM

Bhopal, Nov 28 (UNI) The fatality figure owing to the ‘millennium scourge’ mounted to 3,237 on Saturday in Madhya Pradesh where 13 fresh demises were reported even as the infected tally touched 2,03,231 with 1,634 more sufferers being detected during analysis of 30,312 specimens.

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Jammu Police nabs accused fleeing in murder case in few hours

28 Nov 2020 | 11:13 PM

Jammu, Nov 28 (UNI) Jammu Police on Saturday evening arrested the accused person absconding in murder case in few hours after the crime incident was reported in the heart of city here.

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Man murdered by unknown attackers in Jammu

28 Nov 2020 | 11:07 PM

Jammu, Nov 28 (UNI) A 42-year-old man was stabbed to death by unknown attackers in Rehari area, here on Saturday evening.

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Drone seen flying near IB, BSF shoots at in Jammu's Arnia

28 Nov 2020 | 10:56 PM

Jammu, Nov 28 (UNI) Alert BSF troops on Saturday evening fired few rounds on seeing a drone flying close to international border in Arnia sector here.

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