Consider putting on hold new farm laws: SC to govt
Thursday, 17 December 2020 When the apex court bench said the government could consider this to help resume stalled talks, Attorney general K K Venugopal relented and said he would discuss with the Centre. The court also observed the farmers’ constitutional right to protest could not impede citizens’ right to free movement.
Amid continuing protest by farmers on Delhi borders over new farm laws, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar met members of the Bharatiya Kisan Union (Kisan) from Uttar Pradesh at Krishi Bhavan. The farmers submitted a memorandum to the Minister with suggestions regarding the farm laws and...
Delhi police put up 'wanted terrorist' posters ahead of Republic Day in Connaught Place. Alleged operatives of Khalistani groups and Al Qaeda were named in posters. Just days earlier, the government had raised Khalistani threat in the Supreme Court. “We have inputs that some terrorist organisations including Khalistani outfits and Al-Qaeda may carry out unwanted activities on January 26. Keeping this in mind, we have taken a few steps including putting up posters of wanted terrorists,” said Siddharth Jain, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) for Connaught Place. The government told the Supreme Court that a banned Khalistani group was backing the protesting farmers. Attorney General Kk Venugopal said that Khalistanis had infiltrated the protest. Many farmers are camping at Delhi's borders seeking repeal of the three farm laws. Protesting farmers are planning a 'disciplined' tractor rally in Delhi on January 26. Watch the full video for more.
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