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Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar during a meeting with farm leaders from 10 states in support of the agri-laws, in New Delhi on 14 December 2020 | PTI photo

‘Wall of lies’ to fall soon, protesting farmers will realise truth, says Agriculture Minister

Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said many farmers have started see the benefits of the new farm laws, and added that dialogue is the only way to resolve the issue.
Farmers protesting at Singhu border | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Why the farmers’ protest is led by Sikhs of Punjab

The Khalistan movement in the 1980s may have limited support for Punjab’s Sikhs in the battle with the Indira Gandhi govt. But in Modi govt's farm laws, they have a worthy cause.
A file photo of actor Anil Kapoor. | Photo: ANI

Republic TV says ‘Unite Don’t Divide’, Anil Kapoor has a gut feeling on Zee News

A quick take on what prime time TV news talked about.

NH-9, NH-24 passing through Ghazipur border reopen amid farmers protest

The farmers have been protesting for a month at the borders of the national capital against the three new farm laws announced by the Modi government.
File photo of former Gujarat Chief Minister Shankersinh Vagehela | @ShankersinhBapu | Twitter

Ex-Gujarat CM, supporters detained for march supporting farmers’ protest

Former Gujarat Chief Minister Shankersinh Vaghela had Thursday announced protest march from Ahmedabad to support the protesting farmers in the national capital.
PM Narendra Modi at the virtual interaction with farmers Friday | ANI

Why Indian agriculture needs reforms but cannot be forced upon farmers

In episode 648 of #Cut the Clutter, Shekhar Gupta talks about the PM's approach towards farmers and the opposition parties, while listing out the benefits of agriculture reforms.
Sukhbir Badal

Centre ‘punishing’ farmers for raising voice, trying to tire them out — SAD’s Sukhbir Badal

Shiromani Akali Dal, which split from NDA over the farm bills in September, said the govt should stop defaming farmers and hold talks on how to repeal the laws.

‘Revised edition’ of Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s Raj Dharma & Santa’s ‘gift’ for farmers

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.
Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh | Twitter

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh asks farmers not to disrupt state’s telecom services

Singh's appeal came after a registered body of telecom service providers asked the state govt to persuade farmers not to resort to any unlawful activity in their fight for justice.
Union Minister Rajnath Singh addressing a rally at Dwarka in Delhi on 25 December 2020 | Twitter/@rajnathsingh

Try farm laws as experiment, amendments will be made if not beneficial — Rajnath to farmers

Addressing a rally at Dwarka in Delhi, Union Minister Rajnath Singh reiterated that the MSP will continue and that some people are trying to mislead farmers about these farm laws.

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