Farmers' Protest Current Affairs, GK & News

3 farm laws repealed after 1 year of protest

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his address on November 19, 2021 announced that, central government will repeal all the three farm laws. Highlights He also requested farmers who are protesting, to return back to their homes. The decision to repeal the farm laws was taken one year after farmers started their protest against it, across the country. ..

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Punjab Assembly adopts resolution against Farm laws

Punjab Assembly adopted a resolution against Centre’s three contentious farm laws on November 11, 2021. Key Points This resolution was passed after claiming that firm laws had unlawfully ventured into state government’s domain. This is the second resolution adopted by Vidhan Sabha against three agriculture laws. First resolution was passed in October 2020. New resolution ..

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UP: Judicial Commission for Lakhimpur Kheri probe

Uttar Pradesh government has set up a one-member Commission for probing “the Lakhimpur Kheri incident” that took place recently in the state. Highlights In the Lakhimpur Kheri incident, eight people were killed. The Judicial Commission has been given two months’ time to probe the incident. Governor has appointed the judicial commission by exercising the powers conferred ..

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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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