Agriculture laws

PM Narendra Modi underlines support for farmers, says NDA aims to ensure their dignity

For years, small businessmen and small farmers were ignored but the "NDA government has given topmost priority to these two sections," he said in his address at a public meeting in this western town of poll-bound Tamil Nadu. "It has been our honour to work for the small farmer of India. In the past seven years our efforts for small farmers are aimed at giving them a life of prosperity and dignity," he said.

Feb 25, 2021, 20:04 PM IST

When crowds gather, govts get changed: BKU leader Rakesh Tikait at farmers' mahapanchayat

On Sunday, Union Agriculture Minister Tomar had in Gwalior said the Centre was ready to talk to the farmers protesting against the new laws, and that mere gathering of the crowd does not lead to revocation of legislations. He had urged the agitating farm unions to tell the government which provisions in these new laws they find anti-farmer.

Feb 22, 2021, 22:55 PM IST

How Zee News revealed anti-India sentiments behind Greta Thunberg's tweet

An international conspiracy to defame India came to the fore and the anti-India sentiments behind Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg's tweet was revealed. As the pandora's box opened, several names and their nexus against India surfaced. We want to tell you about the path of truth, on which a lie that walks gracefully falls one day and when the lie is defeated, the path of truth is elevated.

Feb 16, 2021, 20:02 PM IST

DNA Exclusive: Toolkits, fake news and masters in protest management!

Think after 10 years from now when someone will ask you what your son is doing what will be your answer? Perhaps you will say that your son is doing MBA in Protest Management. It may also happen that in the next few years, the governments should set up a Ministry of Protest Welfare and a separate budget should be made for this ministry too.

Feb 11, 2021, 00:26 AM IST

Farmers' agitation sacred but when 'andolanjivis' hijack it...what purpose does it serve, asks PM Narendra Modi

In his reply in Lok Sabha to a discussion on the Motion of Thanks to the President's Address, PM Modi said, "I consider the Kisan Andolan to be 'pavitra' (sacred). But when 'andolanjivis' hijack sacred protests, showcase photos of those jailed for serious offences like terrorism, does it serve any purpose?"

Feb 10, 2021, 22:56 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi invites protesting farmers for talks on agri laws, says 'old system will continue': Top points from his over 90-minute Lok Sabha address

During his over 90-minute address, the Prime Minister slammed the Congress as a "divided and confused party" for its different stands in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha on the debate. The Congress walked out of Lok Sabha as PM Modi explained the government's stand on the three farm laws. Replying in Lok Sabha to the discussion on the motion of thanks to the President's address to the joint sitting of Parliament, PM Modi staunchly defended the three contentious farms.

Feb 10, 2021, 20:11 PM IST

Public sector essential but private sector's role also vital: PM Narendra Modi in Lok Sabha

Replying in Lok Sabha to the discussion on the motion of thanks to the President's address to the joint sitting of Parliament, he said that if India is able to serve humanity, it is also due to the role of the private sector. "Public sector is essential but at the same time, the role of the private sector is also vital. Take any sector- telecom, pharma- we see the role of the private sector. If India is able to serve humanity, it is also due to the role of the private sector," said PM in Lok Sabha.

Feb 10, 2021, 17:57 PM IST

Govt, Parliament have great respect for farmers, says PM Narendra Modi in Lok Sabha

The prime minister said those who are disrupting the House are doing so as per a well-planned strategy as they are unable to digest that people can see the truth. "Through their games, the trust of the people can never be won," he said, amidst protests by the opposition members. The Congress walked out of Lok Sabha as PM Modi explained the government's stand on the three farm laws. 

Feb 10, 2021, 17:43 PM IST

MSP hasn't stopped after three farm laws enacted, you can't deny truth: PM Narendra Modi in Lok Sabha

PM Modi also said that the farm laws were passed through an Ordinance and later by Parliament. He also asserted that no mandis were shut after the implementation of these laws, adding that Minimum Support Price (MSP) did not end anywhere in the nation. "This House, our Government and we all respect the farmers who are voicing their views on the farm bills," said PM Modi in Lok Sabha.

Feb 10, 2021, 17:11 PM IST

DNA Exclusive: Can Canadian PM Justin Trudeau help in creation of Khalistan?

Only one signature of the Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is needed to bring this country into existence. There will be no need for any kind of movement to bring this country into existence. Violence and propaganda will not have to be resorted to, nor will roads have to be taken hostage for this and for this, our farmers will also not have to worry.

Feb 10, 2021, 00:16 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi makes BIG statement on MSP, farmers and agriculture laws protest: Top points

Reeling out statistics, the prime minister said over two-third of farmers have small landholdings and the new laws give them the freedom to sell their produce anywhere, helping to realise the best prices. He slammed those abusing agitating Sikh farmers, saying it won't do the country any good as he went on to appeal to the protesting farmers to withdraw over two-month-long stir and give the new agriculture reform laws a chance.

Feb 08, 2021, 18:22 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi quotes Manmohan Singh referring to those taking 'U-turn' over farm laws

PM Modi`s statement comes amid the protest staged by farmers at different borders of the national capital since November 26, 2020, against the three newly enacted farm laws: Farmers` Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020; the Farmers Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and farm Services Act 2020 and the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020.

Feb 08, 2021, 16:51 PM IST

DNA Exclusive: Dangerous international conspiracy in garb of farmers' protest underway to threaten India's democracy

On Zee News, viewers were shown documents tweeted by Sweden's environmental activist Greta Thunberg. The Delhi Police has also registered an FIR based on the documents. A second document reveals another big conspiracy against India and how dangerous it is.

Feb 04, 2021, 23:52 PM IST

Farmers' protest: Mobile internet curbs brought down to THESE two Haryana districts; check details

The mobile internet services were suspended in some districts of the state "to prevent any disturbance of peace and public order" amid a protest by farmers against three agricultural laws. The order has been issued to prevent any disturbance of peace and public order in the jurisdiction of these districts of Haryana and shall be in force with immediate effect.

Feb 04, 2021, 21:44 PM IST

Farmers protests: Case filed against Greta Thunberg? Delhi Police clarifies, says this

"We haven't named anybody in the FIR, it's only against the creators of the toolkit which is a matter of investigation and Delhi Police will be investigating that case," said Special Commissioner of Police (CP) Praveer Ranjan when asked if Police has named Thunberg in the FIR.

Feb 04, 2021, 20:14 PM IST

'I still stand with farmers', tweets Greta Thunberg after Zee News exposes Swedish climate activist

The Delhi Police on Thursday filed a case against the activist over her tweets on farmers' protests near the borders of Delhi. On February 3, the teen activist took to micro-blogging website, Twitter, to express her concerns over farmers’ agitation and shared a post stating solidarity with the farmers.

Feb 04, 2021, 17:30 PM IST

Delhi Police files case against Sweden's climate activist Greta Thunberg over her tweets on farmers' protests

On February 3, the teen activist took to micro-blogging website, Twitter, to express her concerns over farmers’ agitation and shared a post stating solidarity with the farmers. The Delhi Police has registered a case against Greta under Section 120B and 153-A of the Indian Penal Code.

Feb 04, 2021, 16:02 PM IST

No foreign government supported farmers agitation: India

The only world leader to make a public comment on the issue was Canadian PM Justin Trudeau which was strongly slammed by India. The Canadian Ambassador to India Nadir Patel was summoned by MEA and a strong note of protest was handed over. 

Feb 04, 2021, 00:37 AM IST

Propaganda can't decide India’s fate, only progress can: Home Minister Amit Shah over foreign individuals' remarks on farmers protests

The statement comes after the remarks made by American singer Rihanna and other celebrities and activists on farmer protests. Earlier the Ministry of External Affairs slammed them saying the facts on the issue must be ascertained before rushing to comment on it, and asserted that the "temptation" of sensationalist social media hashtags and views is "neither accurate nor responsible".

Feb 03, 2021, 19:42 PM IST

Government is always ready to discuss Agriculture Laws: Kailash Choudhary, MoS for Agriculture

Minister of State for Agriculture Kailash Choudhary has given a big statement in a special conversation with Zee News about the discussion on Agriculture Laws. Chaudhary said that the government is ready from the beginning to discuss Agriculture Laws, but only the opposition is running away from the discussion.

Feb 02, 2021, 21:02 PM IST