Tough time for farmers, BJP govt eager to get its 'rich friends' into agri sector: Priyanka Gandhi
Saturday, 19 September 2020 Accusing the BJP government of not listening to the farmers, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday said that the central government seems eager to get its "billionaire friends" into the agriculture sector.
Two farm bills passed amid ruckus by Opposition MPs in Rajya Sabha. Three agri-sector bills were passed in the Lok Sabha last week amid farmer protests and opposition walk-outs. The Akali Dal which initially supported the bills put up an opposition to the bills after realising the depth of farmers'...
A political war of words broke out over the alleged rape and murder of the 6-year-old child of a migrant labourer in Punjab. The Bharatiya Janata Party cited the reaction of Congress leaders to a similar crime in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras. While Nirmala Sitharaman said that rapes shouldn't be politicised, her colleague in the Union Cabinet, Prakash Javadekar questioned why Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi hadn't visited the victim's family in Punjab, like Hathras. Responding to the attacks, Rahul Gandhi tweeted that the governments in Congress-ruled Punjab and Rajasthan are not denying rape or blocking justice. Watch the full video for more.
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