Bill to Cut Salaries of MPs by 30% Passed | The Parliament passed a bill to reduce for one year the salaries of MPs by 30 per cent “to meet the exigencies arising out of Covid-19 pandemic”. Rajya Sabha passed the Salary, Allowances and Pension of Members of Parliament (Amendment) Bill, 2020. It had got the approval of Lok Sabha on Tuesday. The upper house also passed the Salaries and Allowances of Ministers (Amendment) Bill, 2020, which proposes to reduce the salaries and allowances of ministers by 30 per cent for a year, to meet the exigencies arising out of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Farmers are being misled by middle-men and vested interests about reforms. BJP was the only political party which supplied 25 crores food packets, 5 crores ration kits and 1 crore masks to the needy during the lockdown. Other political parties were into lockdown mode themselves, they didn’t do anything for the poor: BJP National President J P Nadda.
Digvijaya Singh Warns Dushyant Chautala Not to Support BJP | I want to congratulate Harmisrat Singh Badal for resigning from govt in support of farmers and would warn Dushyant Chautala not to support BJP on these anti-farmer bills, otherwise he will suffer big defeat in future. He should support farmers: Congress Leader Digvijaya Singh.
Bills Passed in LS Anti-Farmer: Digvijaya Singh | Congress government had made APMC Act in favour of farmers. But now, any big trader can open a Mandi and under these new anti-farmer Bills, any dispute at Mandi will be handled by officials. All these anti-farmer four ordinances should be seen in totality: Congress Leader Digvijaya Singh.
New Independence in Agriculture to Farmers: PM | Farmers have been given new independence in agriculture. They will now have more options and opportunities to sell their produce. I congratulate them on passage of Bills. It was necessary to bring these to protect them from middlemen. These are farmers’ shields. Farmers are watching that some people are disliking the new opportunities being received by them. Farmers are watching that who are the people who are standing with middlemen. But the people who ruled this country for decades are attempting to mislead the farmers on this issue. They are lying to the farmers, says PM Narendra Modi on Agriculture Bills passed in the Lok Sabha yesterday.
Chautala Should Also Quit: Surjewala | After Harsimrat Kaur Badal’s resignation as Union Minister, the pressure on Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) increased as Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala asked Haryana Deputy CM Dushyant Chautala to also quit. Congress wants fresh elections. Para 12 of Congress’ constitution makes it clear what we want, says Surjewala.
The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) was regularly discussing with farmers to understand their grievance on the farmers’ bill. I dont want to be the part of that Cabinet which impose anti-farmer bill on the farmers. The agitation is going across the country against the bill passed in the Lok Sabha yesterday: Harsimrat Kaur Badal.
Non-BJP Parties Should Oppose Farm Bills in RS: Kejriwal | All three bills of the Centre will leave the farmers in the hands of big companies for exploitation. I request all the non-BJP parties to unite in the Rajya Sabha and oppose these Bills, make sure that all your MPs are present and do not drama of the walkout. Farmers all over the country are watching you: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
केंद्र के तीनों विधेयक किसानों को बड़ी कंपनियों के हाथों शोषण के लिए छोड़ देंगे
मेरी सभी ग़ैर भाजपा पार्टियों से बिनती है कि राज्यसभा में एकजुट होकर इन विधेयकों का विरोध करें, सुनिश्चित करें कि आपके सभी MP मौजूद हों और वॉकआउट का ड्रामा ना करें। पूरे देश के किसान आपको देख रहे हैं
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) September 18, 2020
NDA Govt Anti-Farmer: Tejashwi Yadav | I have been saying from the beginning that the NDA government is an anti-farmer, anti-labourer and anti-poor government. These people want to force the anti-laws. This law is completely anti-farmer, which will continuously harm the farmers and will have an impact on our country: RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on the Farmers’ Bill passed in Lok Sabha yesterday.
Most Bills Have Taken State Govt Powers: DMK MP | This is one more attempt of this government to strike at roots of federalism. From the day they assumed office, most Bills passed have taken away powers of state governments: DMK MP T Siva in RS, on Homoeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Bill and Indian Medicine Central Council (Amendment) Bill.
It was a compulsion, it was not out of any love for farmers. For four months, they tried to fool farmers but ended up making laughing stock of themselves. I think people have seen through it. In the process, they also lost their respect in NDA. Precisely because they have no backing from farmers, Modi ji thought it well to dump them because without support from farmers, Shiromani Akali Dal is nothing but a burden for them: Sunil Jakhar, Punjab Congress chief on Harsimrat Kaur Badal’s resignation from Union Cabinet.
BJP MPs from Rajya Sabha write to National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) seeking probe into human rights violations by Maharashtra government. The letter, written by Vinay Sahasrabuddhe and two other MPs from Rajya Sabha, cites several examples including the lynching of sadhus in Palghar, abduction of a civil engineer from Thane, beating up of a retired naval officer, and several cases against journalists.
‘Harsimrat Kaur Badal ji’s Resignation Has Come Very Late’: General Secy, Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee |“Harsimrat Kaur Badal ji’s resignation has come very late. It’s to calm down anger of people. Even today, if Sukhbir Badal ji realises, then he should ‘gherao’ the Parliament with lakhs of his workers,” Sarwan Singh Pandher, General Secy, Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee told news agency ANI.
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