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NHRC notice to four States over impact of farmers’ protest

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) issued notice to four states on September 14, 2021, over complaints by industrial units and transportation affected by farmers’ protect at Delhi border. Highlights Notice was issued to Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Rajasthan governments. NHRC issued this notice following several complaints received by about 9000 industrial units and ..

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Supreme Court suspends implementation of Farms Laws

The Supreme Court recently suspended the implementation of three farm laws to end the disagreement between the farmers and Government of India. What was the judgement pronounced by the Supreme Court? The Supreme Court has directed to form a committee to resolve the issue. The apex court also indicated that it was highly disappointed with ..

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‘Putting Farmers First’: Key Points from Government E-Pamphlet

The Government of India recently issued a hundred page e-booklet called “Putting Farmers First”.The booklet highlights the success stories of farmers who have benefited from contract farming after the legislation of three farm laws. Background The Farmers have been protesting against the recently enacted farm laws in Delhi. The farm laws were Farmers (Empowerment and ..

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What is Pagri Sambhal Jatta Movement?

Context in Current Affairs: The ongoing farmer protests against the recently legislated farm laws is similar to the farmer protests in 1907. The farmers then protested against three British laws namely Punjab land colonization act, Doab Bari act and the Punjab land alienation act. Background In 1879, the British government constructed a Canal to draw ..

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