Agriculture Indian Subcontinent South India

TN farmers association to Join National farmers protest : Iyyakannu

Desiya Thennindiya Nadhigal Inaippu Sangam, state president P Ayyakannu, said during the state executive meeting was held in Tiruchy and at the meeting it was resolved against the Farm Bill claimed to be anti-farmer act and decided to stage a protest in New Delhi demanding to withdraw the Bill.   “The confederation of farmers associations Read More…

North India Protest

Farmers started 3 days “Stop Rail” agitation in Punjab leads to suspension of train services

Pandemonium prevailed when Rajya Sabha has passed the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill, 2020, the Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020 and the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill, 2020.   Opposing the oral vote Member of opposition tored Parliament code book and threw at chair Read More…

North India Protest

Break in alliance for BJP on cards , Punjab state Minister Harsimrat Kaur resigns

In a swift development that caught many surprise on the date of Modi’s birthday bash by BJP ., SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal announced in the Lok Sabha on Thursday that party leader and Union Food Processing Industries Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal will quit the Narendra Modi government in protest against the three farm Bills Read More…

Africa China

US Senate passed bill targeting Chinese companies on American exchanges

In a major setback to Chinese government US Senate has passed a legislation that could ban Chinese companies from listing shares on American exchanges. In addition to this ban the new legislation may also ban Chinese companies from raising funds from American investors.   The bill, moved by Louisiana Republican Senator John Kennedy, on Wednesday Read More…

East India Indian Subcontinent Voice

Centre Citizenship (Amendment) Bill resulted in North East unrest : Shutdown call

Six tribal parties have called for a 12-hour shutdown in Tripura on Saturday, January 12, to protest police firing earlier this week injuring six youths agitating against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, an official said on Friday, January 11.   The parties led by the Indigenous Nationalist Party of Tripura (INPT) demanded Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Read More…

East India Indian Subcontinent

Congress uproar made Home Minister’s Statement on the citizenship bill.

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday told the Rajya Sabha that the Citizenship Amendment Bill is intended to pave way for Indian citizenship to the persecuted religious minorities from three countries.   He assured the government was committed to preserving the distinct culture and identtiy of the North East. The bill seeks to provide Indian Read More…

East India Indian Subcontinent Voice

AGP withdraws support to BJP in Assam over Citizenship Bill

Asom Gana Parishad (AGP), that has 14 MLAs a regional ally of BJP-led coalition government in Assam on Monday walked out of the alliance in its protest against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016.   The government, however, faces no immediate threat as BJP and its other ally Bodo Peoples Front (BPF) has 73 seats in the Read More…