Farmers in India divided over way forward on protests over key laws

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An influential section of farmers group has reiterated their demand for legal guarantees for minimum support prices (MSPs) and repeal of three key legislations for withdrawing their protest while another moderate section urged a dialogue with the government. Yogendra Yadav, leader of Swaraj India, rejected any amendments to resolve the issue. He said the calculation […]

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Farmers protest sabotaging India’s economic recovery : Industry

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Farmers’ protests against three key laws for reforms has disrupted business worth up to 50 billion rupees and likely to hurt India’s economic recovery from the pandemic, traders and industry officials said. The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) called upon farmer leaders to resolve their issues with the government in a spirit of cooperation. At the same […]

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