Goa’s new airport in Mopa endangers livelihood of hundreds of farmers

Goa's new airport in Mopa endangers livelihood of hundreds of farmers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on December 11, 2022, inaugurated the first phase of the Greenfield International Airport at Mopa in North Goa which is about 35 km from the capital city Panaji. Mopa is being promoted as a sign of commercial and other ancillary development, and to cater to a higher volume of tourists. However, … Read more

Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021 passed by Lok Sabha

Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021 passed by Lok Sabha

Ground Report | New Delhi: Farm Laws Repeal Bill; In the Lok Sabha, the bill for the withdrawal of the three controversial agricultural laws were passed by voice vote in the Lok Sabha amid the uproar. The opposition was demanding a debate on this. This bill was introduced by Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar. The bill for … Read more

Owaisi is BJP’s chacha jaan: farmer leader Rakesh Tikait

Will not leave protest site before discussion on MSP: Rakesh Tikait

Ground Report | New Delhi: Owaisi is BJP’s chacha jaan; Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had used the word ‘Abba Jaan’ in his speech a few days back. Now on Tuesday, farmer leader Rakesh Tikait has called Asaduddin Owaisi ‘uncle’ of BJP. Owaisi is BJP’s chacha jaan Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait while addressing a meeting … Read more

PM Modi will not let farmers get hurt in any circumstances: Rajnath Singh

On the occasion of the birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Chaudhary Charan Singh, wishing the farmers on Farmers Day, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said that the government is negotiating with the farmers with “full sensitivity”. Today is the 28th day of the farmers’ agitation opposing the disputed agricultural laws of the Center on Farmers … Read more

Javadekar slams Kejriwal’s hunger strike call, terms it hypocrisy

Union minister Prakash Javadekar has said that this shows his hypocrisy when Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is fasting for a day in support of farmer agitators. He tweeted, “Arvind Kejriwal ji, this is your hypocrisy. You had promised in the Punjab assembly elections that the APMC law will be amended if you win. You also notified … Read more

Central government ready to continue talks with farmers


Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has appealed to the farmers’ organizations to reconsider the proposal a day after the farmers rejected the amendment proposal of the Modi government. The government has said that it is ready to talk openly. Meanwhile, the farmers have announced the ‘Rail Stop’ campaign. The farmers have said that if the government … Read more