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Cong vows to fight for farmers’ issues from streets to Parliament

New Delhi, July 31: The Congress on Sunday asserted it will fight from the streets to Parliament to ensure the guarantee of minimum support price for farmers and firmly oppose the "anti-people policies" of the government. The assertion was made by the party after a two-day meeting of the office-bearers of the All India Kisan Congress whose newly-appointed chief Sukhpal Singh Khaira said he will undertake a nationwide tour to know the problems of farmers and labourers, and support them. Khaira said he will fight the battle of farmers and...

7 Oppn parties write to Prez; Urge him to instruct govt to discuss farmers’ issues, Pegasus in Parliament

New Delhi, July 27: Seven Opposition parties have written to President Ram Nath Kovind seeking his intervention to direct the government to discuss farmers' issues and Pegasus spyware report in the ongoing Monsoon session of Parliament as they apprised him of these "two disturbing developments". The BSP, RLP, SAD, National Conference, CPI and the CPI(M), besides the NCP, are the signatories to the letter. The main opposition party Congress is not among the signatories."We members of parliament (MPs) of various political parties are writing to you to seek an appointment...