More farmers arrive from Haryana, Punjab; Bharat bandh likely to hit supply of rations for protesters

New Delhi: More farmers from Punjab and Haryana trickled in at the Singhu border on tractor-trolleys and cars on Tuesday amid heavy security presence as a nationwide protest called their representatives against the Centre’s agri laws was underway. The ‘Bharat Bandh‘, however, hit the supply of essentials, including rice, wheat flour, lentils, oil, milk, soap … Read more

Congress-ruled Chhattisgarh set to be 1st state to appeal against farm laws in Supreme Court

New Delhi: Congress-ruled Chhattisgarh government is set to challenge the Centre’s recently notified agriculture legislations in the Supreme Court on the grounds that they infringe on a state subject. Speaking to ET, Chhattisgarh agriculture minister Ravindra Choubey said: “The Chhattisgarh government will challenge the agriculture legislation in the Supreme Court. This would be done on … Read more