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SC farmers protest hearing HIGHLIGHTS: CJI Bobde-led bench stays implementation of 3 farm laws, sets up panel to resolve impasse

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SC farmers protest hearing HIGHLIGHTS: CJI Bobde-led bench stays implementation of 3 farm laws, sets up panel to resolve impasse

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SC farmers protest hearing HIGHLIGHTS: The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed the implementation of controversial new farm laws till further orders and decided to set up a committee to resolve the impasse over them between the Centre and farmers' unions protesting at Delhi borders. A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde said that it will pass an order to this effect. The committee will look into the farmers' grievances against the three new laws.

SC farmers protest hearing HIGHLIGHTS: CJI Bobde-led bench stays implementation of 3 farm laws, sets up panel to resolve impasse
  • SC Farmer Agitation Hearing LIVE: Pawar welcomes SC order to stay implementation 3 farm laws

    NCP president Sharad Pawar welcomed the Supreme Court's decision on Tuesday to stay the implementation of three farm laws and set up of a four-member panel to resolve the impasse between the government and farmer unions over the legislations. Farmers have been protesting at various border points of Delhi for more than a month now, demanding a repeal of the three laws. "A welcome decision taken by the Apex Court of India to put on hold the implementation of three farm bills and set up a four-member committee to resolve the issues. #SupremeCourt #FarmLaws," Pawar said in a tweet.

    And that's all from the Supreme Court hearing on farmer agitation today.

  • SC Farmer Agitation Hearing LIVE: Farmer leaders welcome SC decision staying implementation of 3 agri laws, but say protest to continue

    Farmer leaders welcomed the Supreme Court's order to stay the implementation of three farm laws on Tuesday but said they would not call off their protest until the legislations are repealed. The Sankyukt Kisan Morcha, an umbrella body of around 40 protesting farmer unions, has called a meeting later in the day to decide the next course of action. The farmer leaders said they are not willing to participate in any proceedings before a committee appointed by the Supreme Court, but a formal decision on this will be taken by the Morcha. "We welcome the court's order to stay the implementation of the farm laws, but we want a complete repeal of these laws," Abhimanyu Kohar, a senior leader of the Morcha, told PTI. Another farmer leader, Harinder Lokhwal, said the protest will continue until the contentious farm laws are repealed.

  • SC Farmer Agitation Hearing LIVE: Govt buys 531 lakh tonnes paddy till Jan 8 at MSP for over Rs 1 lakh crore

    The Centre has procured 531.22 lakh tonnes of paddy so far during this kharif marketing season from over 70 lakh farmers at MSP, costing a little over Rs 1 lakh crore, amid the ongoing protest by farmers at Delhi borders seeking repeal of three new farm laws and legal guarantee of MSP. The kharif marketing season starts from October. "In the ongoing kharif marketing season (KMS) 2020-21, the government continues to procure kharif 2020-21 crops at MSP from farmers as per existing MSP schemes," according to an official statement.

  • Supreme Court stays 3 farm laws till further orders; constitutes committee for resolving dispute

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    SC farmers protest hearing HIGHLIGHTS: CJI Bobde-led bench stays implementation of 3 farm laws, sets up panel to resolve impasse
  • SC Farmer Agitation Hearing LIVE: CJI Bobde-led bench passes orders; suspends 3 farm laws till further orders; constitutes committee

    CJI Bobde Observes - We are passing orders. We will direct for suspension of the 3 farm laws in question, shall stand stayed till further orders. The committee shall be formed with experts of Agri, Agri economics experts

  • SC farmer agitation hearing LIVE: Farmers are being misled, SG to bench

    SG to SC: Other interests have also joined the protest.

    Farmers being misled into thinking that their lands will be taken away.

    Law is only for contract farming of crops, law has clear provisions to protect farmers from land being usurped, taken away.

    Law recognises only contracts for farming, not for the sale of land.

    Far. alas immune from usurping of land, the law provides that no action for recovery of dues from farmers shall be initiated against the Farm lands.

  • SC farmer agitation hearing LIVE: BKU recommends Justices Kurien Joseph, Markanday Katju's names

    Bharatiya Kisan Union (Bhanu) to SC: Will recommend names of Justice Kurien Joseph, Justice Markanday Katju to head the expert committee.

    Also will submit that our union will undertake to ensure that elders, women and children womt be part of protests.

    SC Observes - We welcome the undertaking being given by your farmer union.

  • SC farmer agitation hearing LIVE: AG raises the issue of security during the Republic Day parade

    AG to SC: Jan 26 is republic day, have high security throughout the national capital.

    No question can arise of thousands of people being allowed inside Delhi.

    Can't allow thousands of people to walk into, can't say if they will approach the parliament or SC.
     
    CJI Observes -
    Entry of protestors into the city is the matter before the police.

    We are not equipped to say anything on the matter.

    We will not be saying anything on the issue.

  • SC farmer agitation hearing LIVE: Can the Govt confirm or deny that banned organisations are aiding the protests, CJI Bobde observes

    We are seeing allegations of protests being infiltrated by banned organisations

    AG to SC -
    Will file affidavit with IB reports.

  • SC farmer agitation hearing LIVE: CJI Bobde led bench hearing continues

    CJI Bobde observes: Has any farmer association filed an application with Delhi Police to seek permission for protest in Ramlila Maidan on Jan 26?

    Can the police impose conditions on them, asking them to hold the rally subject to the conditions?

  • SC farmer agitation hearing LIVE: SG can assure apex court that MSP won't go anywhere, says Salve

    Salve to SC: SG can assure the SC that MSP will not go anywhere. SC must record that the MSP regime is not going anywhere, must assure farmers.

  • SC farmer agitation hearing LIVE: Suspension is not a victory for anybody, says Harish Salve

    Salve to SC: SC must make it clear that suspension is not a victory for anybody. This should be conveyed as a means to resolve the issue.

    SC Observes: This may be a victory for Fairplay. We have no difficulty in assuaging concerns by clarifying no lands will be sold, usurped under the farm laws.

  • SC farmer agitation hearing LIVE: Suspension can't be indefinite, says Salve

    Harish Salve to SC: While the SC is pitching for an expert committee, farmer lawyers are missing in action.

    Govt has welcomed the move for an independent committee. Suspension can't be indefinite.

  • SC farmer agitation hearing LIVE: CJI Bobde led bench continues hearing batch of pleas

    CJI Bobde Observes: We are waiting to here from Dishyant Dave for clarity on farmer response to our appeal for a committee. They haven't even logged in for the hearing today. Dushyant Dave was the one who asked for an adjournment to clarify farmers' response.

    It is important to note that farmers' counsels have given the hearing a miss. They represent the largest grouping of farmers. And are not availible for the hearing .

  • SC farmer agitation hearing LIVE: We can't suspend the laws indefinitely, CJI Bobde Observes

    The suspension will have to run parallel to a process for resolution, he added.

  • SC farmer agitation hearing LIVE: AG had suggested yesterday that people in the south are supportive of the law

    A petitioner from TN to SC: Farmers have launched widespread agitation in the south, no support for the laws.

  • SC farmer agitation hearing LIVE: If the PM negotiates with the farmers, it may be better, what does the Govt feel?, CJI Bobde observes

    Ideally, we feel that the committee will be better suited, he added.

  • SC farmer agitation hearing LIVE: Farmers can't agitate indefinitely to no end

    CJI Bobde Observes - We don't want to hear that farmers don't want to go before the committee.

    Can't agitate indefinitely to no end.

    The only way out is to go into the laws and identify problems on the ground.

    We are not going to ask the PM to do anything.

  • SC farmer agitation hearing LIVE: Committee meant for advising the bench on the way forward, says CJI

    CJI Bobde observes - There are as many opinions as there are farmers.

    The committee is meant for advising the SC on the way forward.

    Lawyers are expected to show loyalty to the legal process, lawyers are officers of the court.

    Lawyers can't reject the process if it doesn't suit you.

    Lawyers will have to cooperate with us, by suitably advising clients.

  • SC farmer agitation hearing LIVE: We are only concerned with the validity of laws, CJI Bobde Observes

    CJI Bobde further adds,

    -We are concerned with protecting the life and property of the people of India.

    -Trying to resolve the issue, in the best way possible.

    -One of the options available is to suspend the legislation, but it can't be an empty suspension.

    -We want a committee that will consult all stakeholders, will submit the report to us.

    -All people interested in resolving the issue are expected to approach the committee.

    -Committee not meant for punishing anyone, but to find a way out.

  • SC farmer agitation hearing LIVE: CJI SA Bobde led bench of the Supreme Court begins hearing

  • SC farmer agitation hearing LIVE: Hearing to begin at 11.30 today

    The Supreme Court will resume hearing on a batch of pleas challenging the new farm laws as well as on issues related to the ongoing agitation at 11.30 am today. Meanwhile, the eighth round of talks between the Centre and the farmer unions on January 7 headed nowhere as the Centre ruled out repealing the contentious laws, while the farmers' leaders said they are ready to fight till death and their 'ghar waapsi' will happen only after 'law waapsi'. The apex court had earlier issued notice and sought the Centre's response on a batch of pleas against the three contentious farm laws -- the Farmers' (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Act, the Farmers' Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, and the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act.

  • SC farmer agitation hearing LIVE: Centre moves SC against proposed farmers' tractor rally on Republic Day in Delhi

    The Centre on Monday moved the Supreme Court seeking an injunction against the proposed tractor or trolley march or any other kind of protest which seeks to disrupt the august gathering and celebrations of the Republic Day on January 26. In an application filed through the Delhi Police, the Centre has said that it has come to the knowledge of the security agencies that a small group of protesting individuals or organisations have planned to carry out a tractor march on Republic Day. "It is submitted that the proposed march is slated to disturb and disrupt the august celebrations of the nation on Republic Day and would be bound to create a massive law and order situation," the application said.

  • SC farmer agitation hearing LIVE: Apex Court likely to continue hearing today

    Welcome to CNBC-TV18.com's live coverage of the Supreme Court hearing on farmers' protests today. Earlier on Monday, the apex court pulled up the Centre for its handling of the farmers protest against the new farm laws saying it was "extremely disappointed" with the way negotiations between them were going and it would constitute a committee headed by a former Chief Justice of India to resolve the impasse. Indicating amply that it may go to the extent of staying the implementation of the contentious farm laws, the apex court refused to grant extra time to the Centre to explore the possibility of amicable solution, saying it has already granted the government a "long rope".

  • Thank you all and the Supreme Court concludes today's hearing in the case as CJI SA Bobde rises. The hearing is likely to continue tomorrow as well.

  • SC farmer agitation hearing LIVE: Apex court must order no disruption to Republic Day, says SG

    SG to SC: Apex court must pass injunction that there will be no disturbance caused to republic day parade. Even aircraft not allowed to fly over Delhi. SC must issue standing orders that Republic Day should not be disrupted.

  • SC farmer agitation hearing LIVE: Hope assurance from farmers on detailed discussions, says CJI

    SC Observes: We hope and trust for assurance from farmers on detailed discussions. We are not seeking to create an alternative platform of protests in the committee. We welcome suggestions on former CJI to lead the committee.

    Dushyant Dave for farmers says - Will recommend the name of former CJI Justice Lodha.

    CJI Bobde Observes: We have given the govt a very long rope, don't teach us about patience.

  • SC farmer agitation hearing LIVE: Will farmers seek repeal of laws before the expert committee, asks AG

    AG to SC: Staying executive action under the law is the same as stay of laws. What the court can't do directly, it can't do indirectly. He further says will the farmers continue to seek repeal of laws before the committee. Will farmers agree to identify particular clauses they have issues with? If farmers don't agree to clause by clause discussions, the committee is doomed to fail.

SC farmers protest hearing HIGHLIGHTS:
The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed the implementation of controversial new farm laws till further orders and decided to set up a committee to resolve the impasse over them between the Centre and farmers' unions protesting at Delhi borders. A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde said that it will pass an order to this effect. The committee will look into the farmers' grievances against the three new laws.
During the hearing, the top court sought the cooperation of the protesting farmers and made it clear that no power can prevent it from setting up a committee to resolve the impasse over the controversial farm laws.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed the implementation of the three laws—the Farmers' (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Act, the Farmers' Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act and the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act—against which several petitions have been filed challenging their constitutional validity.
The four members of the committee set up by the apex court are BKU president Bhupinder Singh Mann, Shetkeri Sangathana, Maharashtra president Anil Ghanwat, Pramod Kumar Joshi, director for South Asia, International Food Policy Research Institute, and agriculture economist Ashok Gulati.

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