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Modi busy filling pockets of industrialists : Rahul

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Gorakhpur, Sep 7 : Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi was “busy filling the pockets of industrialists and was least concerned about the poor”.

The Congress leader, who spoke briefly with journalists after visiting patients of Japanese Encephalitis at the Gorakhpur Medical College, said Modi had done nothing to contain the disease which, he said, had assumed epidemic proportions.

Gandhi’s visit to the hospital came ahead of his 6-km road show on the second day of his 2,500-km ‘Kisan Mahayatra’ in Uttar Pradesh.

He said the previous United Progressive Alliance government had allocated the maximum funds to battle Japanese Encephalitis in Gorakhpur and neighbouring areas.

Rahul Gandhi’s roadshow began from the university square and he is scheduled to visit Sehjanwa, where he will address a ‘nukkad sabha’ (corner meeting).

He will also visit a Dalit colony and meet its residents. He is slated to partake of food at a Dalit household in the colony.

A large number of Youth Congress workers are participating in the road show, which is led by motorbike-borne supporters.

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Put farm laws on hold or we will do it, Chief Justice Bobde tells government

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New Delhi, 11 Jan : A Supreme Court bench led by Chief Justice S. A. Bobde on Monday toughened its stand on the farm laws and said the court has made up its mind to stay the implementation of the three farm laws, which have led to the protest by thousands of farmers at various Delhi borders.

“What is going on? States are rebelling against your laws”, a bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde told the Centre. “We are extremely disappointed with the negotiation process,” he said.

“If the Centre does not want to stay the implementation of farm laws, we will put a stay on it,” the CJI added.

“We don’t want to make any stray observations on your negotiations but we are extremely disappointed with the process,” said the bench, also comprising Justices A S Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian.

The apex court, which was hearing a clutch of pleas challenging the new farm laws as well as the ones raising issues related to the ongoing agitation at Delhi borders, said it is not talking about the repeal of these farm laws at the moment.

“This is a very delicate situation,” the bench said, adding, “There is not a single petition before us which says that these farm laws are beneficial.”

“We will stay implementation of laws,” the CJI said. “You can carry on the protest. But the question is whether the protest should be held at the same site,” he added.

“Some people have committed suicide, old people and women are a part of the agitation. What is happening?” he said.

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Farmer agitation enters 47th day, all eyes on SC hearing pleas on protests

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New Delhi, 11 Jan : The farmer agitation on the borders of the national capital entered the 47th day on Monday as the farmers have taken to the streets protesting against the three central farm laws. But now all eyes are glued on the Supreme Court which would conduct a hearing on various pleas related to the farmers’ agitation and the new farm laws on Monday.

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Talks with farmers end without breakthrough, dialogue may resume on Jan 8

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New Delhi, 4 Jan : The crucial seventh round of talks between the government and 41 farmers representatives ended without any breakthrough and the next round of talks is expected on January 8, sources said.

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