Govt. invites farmers for more talksThe government on Sunday asked protesting farmer unions to specify their concerns over its earlier proposal of amendments in the new agri laws and choose a convenient date for the next round of talks so that the ongoing agitation could end at the earliest.Farmers to step up stir, meet NDA alliesThe leaders of the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), a joint front of farmer unions, on Sunday announced a further intensification of their agitation demanding repeal of three agricultural marketing laws, including relay hunger strikes at protest sites and reaching out to constituents of the ruling-National Democratic Alliance.Agents to shut Punjab mandis in protest against I-T raidsFollowing raids by the Income Tax department on several commission agents (arhtiya) in Punjab, they have decided to close the mandis in the State for an indefinite period as a mark of protest.Health Ministry team to meet on mutant variant of coronavirusThe Health Ministry has called a meeting of its joint monitoring group (JMG) on COVID-19 on Monday to discuss the emergence of a mutant variant of the coronavirus in the UK, which has reportedly led to a surge in infection rates there.Protesting farmers Facebook page taken downSwaraj India national president Yogendra Yadav… Read full this story
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