farm laws

‘BJP is the natural option’

A1985-batch former Tamil Nadu cadre IAS officer, Jagmohan Singh Raju (59), joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Punjab before the February 2022 Assembly polls after 35 years of service.

Govt. deserves praise for farm laws’ repeal

In this celebration of democracy, of course, the first tributes should be paid to the determination of farmers as well as their commitment to a peaceful and democratic struggle. At the same time credit should also be given to the government for not standing on a false sense of prestige and opting for a democratic solution.

Delhi govt to move resolution on repealing farm laws

The Delhi government will demand compensation for the families of over 700 farmers who lost their lives during the protests and a legal guarantee of Minimum Support Price (MSP) for crops, according to an official source.

Shah Bano moment

Having stood its ground for nearly one and half years and resisting to succumb to the intransigence of the farmers, the last thing expected from the PM was this surprise announcement made on the day of Gurpurab and that too while the matter was very much in the radar of the Apex Court. Is the prospect of losing elections in a state such a compelling reason for abandoning philosophy and giving a signal of weakness to domestic and foreign forces that a sustained pressure by vested interests groups will force the government to capitulate?