Singh Tomar

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Singh Tomar said : “On this occasion, I would like to make a request to the States, sometimes either due to haste or due to carelessness, the benefit reaches ‘B’ instead of reaching ‘A’,” External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, February 26, 2021 3:32:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : ”The government is fully sensitive towards farmers. We have held several rounds of talks (with unions). We proposed many amendments as well as keeping the farm reform Acts on hold for 1.5 years and setting up a joint panel to find solutions. But, they have not responded to our proposals,” External link

news18 Thursday, February 25, 2021 9:37:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "The government is fully sensitive towards farmers. We have held several rounds of talks (with unions). We proposed many amendments as well as keeping the farm reform Acts on hold for 1.5 years and setting up a joint panel to find solutions. But, they have not responded to our proposals," External link

economictimes Thursday, February 25, 2021 6:37:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “On this occasion, I would like to make a request to the States, sometimes either due to haste or due to carelessness, the benefit reaches ‘B’ instead of reaching ‘A’,” External link

news18 Wednesday, February 24, 2021 3:53:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said ( about Gram Panchayat ) : “Drone images are crucial input parameters for crop yield estimation at Gram Panchayat level developed by the agencies,” External link

timesofindia Friday, February 19, 2021 6:17:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "It is inappropriate to link the result of municipal corporation polls in Punjab with farmers' agitation. We were weak in Punjab and used to fight polls in alliance with Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD). But we fought separately this time, which caused losses to us," External link

timesofindia Thursday, February 18, 2021 11:36:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “In Assam, instead of anti-incumbency, there’s pro-incumbency in favour of the ruling BJP government. I am confident that the party will form a government again in the state,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, February 18, 2021 8:27:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "We are regularly in touch with the protesting farmers. The Government of India is ready to discuss the acts clause- by-clause," External link

thehindu Thursday, February 18, 2021 7:13:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “India is the largest producer and consumer of pulses in the world. India has almost become self sufficient in pulses production,” External link

financialexpress Saturday, February 13, 2021 5:36:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told ( about Rahul Gandhi ) : "People from political parties have nothing to do with these laws, those who are demanding the withdrawal of the laws from Rahul Gandhi to the rest, know nothing about them," External link

timesofindia Saturday, February 13, 2021 11:11:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "What worries me is the three-fold pace with which the Congress is tumbling under his leadership which is weakening the opposition. A weak opposition is not good for democracy," External link

timesofindia Saturday, February 13, 2021 11:11:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “The relief package announced includes, inter-alia one-time ex-gratia payment of Rs 500 per month for three months (April, May and June 2020) to women Jan Dhan Account holders. A total of Rs 30956.97 crores has been released towards direct benefit transfers to women beneficiaries,” External link

economictimes Friday, February 12, 2021 12:29:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said ( about Narendra Modi ) : “After Prime Minister Narendra Modi ’s call, the dependence on imports of pulses has reduced and the country is saving more than Rs 15,000 crores per year,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, February 10, 2021 7:46:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "Congress MPs in the country's Parliament are also telling lies on the agrarian reform laws. Congress MP Ravneet Singh Bittu again misled and our minister Anurag Thakur immediately exposed his lies," External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, February 10, 2021 11:55:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "For two months I kept asking the farmers' union what is 'black' in these laws? Tell me if it should be fixed. Opposition leaders called criticising the agrarian reform. But no one tried to explain how are they harming the farmers," External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, February 10, 2021 11:55:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “I have spent 2 months asking Kisan Unions the problem in farm laws and I did not get any answer there, how are the laws negatively impacting the farmers no one has still told me,” External link

expressindia Monday, February 8, 2021 7:09:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “I have spent 2 months asking Kisan Unions the problem in farm laws and I did not get any answer there, how are the laws negatively impacting the farmers no one has still told me,” External link

expressindia Monday, February 8, 2021 10:22:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "The farmers' agitation is limited to a certain area. The government is ready for talks with the protesting farmers, and I hope we will be able to break the deadlock very soon" External link

outlookindia Sunday, February 7, 2021 9:04:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “I made it clear that if the government is ready to make amendments, it doesn’t mean there is any problem in farm laws. People in a particular state are misinformed,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, February 6, 2021 7:45:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “I am going to call a meeting on Saturday and clear their doubts and apprehensions. I am quite hopeful that more people will come forward in the next round” External link

timesofindia Saturday, February 6, 2021 5:12:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "The agitation should have been against the tax levied (by state governments) on sale made in 'mandis' but strangely the protests are against freeing of the system from such taxes," External link

timesofindia Saturday, February 6, 2021 3:37:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “We enacted the Trade Act (The Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020). The Trade Act provided that the area outside the APMC would be the trade area. It can be a farmer’s house, it can also be a farmer’s warehouse, or it can be his farm. Our Act allows a farmer to sell his produce to any person, at any place, at any cost” “If there is any trade outside the APMC, then it will neither be taxed by the state nor taxed by the Centre. State governments levy the tax (on transactions) within the APMC. There is an Act of the central government outside the APMC. The central government’s Act abolishes tax whereas under the Acts of the state governments, payment of tax is required,” External link

expressindia Saturday, February 6, 2021 3:30:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “So, I want to ask the farmers, especially the farmers of Punjab because they have a slightly different situation there — the commission of arhatiyas is different, everything else is different. While we have exempted (transactions) from tax, the state government is levying tax. So, the agitation should be held against the person who is collecting taxes or against the one who is making it tax-free (transactions)? Lekin desh mein ulti Ganga bah rahi hai. (But what is happening is the opposite),” External link

expressindia Saturday, February 6, 2021 3:30:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “However, during the verification process, it was found that an amount of Rs 2,326.88 crore was transferred to 32,91,152 ineligible beneficiaries, including income tax payees,” External link

greaterkashmir Friday, February 5, 2021 11:48:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "However, during the verification process, it was found that an amount of Rs 2,326.88 crore was transferred to 32,91,152 ineligible beneficiaries, including income tax payees," External link

news18 Friday, February 5, 2021 9:48:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "There is no specific information available about the death of farmers agitating in different states of the country. However, Delhi Police has informed about death of two persons and one suicide during the farmers' protest," External link

timesofindia Friday, February 5, 2021 9:14:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “Therefore, insurance companies can reject some of these claims on various grounds like late intimation of claims, denial of claims to non-insured farmers or non-insured crops, non-occurrence of the risk etc,” External link

thehindu Friday, February 5, 2021 6:55:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “Therefore, insurance companies can reject some of these claims on various grounds like late intimation of claims, denial of claims to non-insured farmers or non-insured crops, non-occurrence of the risk etc,” External link

Hindu Friday, February 5, 2021 6:35:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “I have spent 2 months asking Kisan Unions the problem in farm laws and I did not get any answer there, how are the laws negatively impacting the farmers no one has still told me,” External link

expressindia Friday, February 5, 2021 3:05:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “I made it clear that if Govt is ready to make amendments, it doesn’t mean there is any problem in farm laws. People in a particular state are misinformed,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, February 5, 2021 2:15:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “Farmers are being misled that others would occupy their land if these laws are implemented. Let me know if there is a single provision in Contract Farming law which allows any trader to snatch away the land of any farmer,” External link

financialexpress Friday, February 5, 2021 1:13:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “Our efforts are that farmers' incomes are doubled and contribution of agriculture to GDP increases rapidly,” External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, February 5, 2021 11:51:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “I have spent 2 months asking Kisan Unions the problem in farm laws and I did not get any answer there, how are the laws negatively impacting the farmers no one has still told me,” External link

outlookindia Friday, February 5, 2021 11:24:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "I made it clear that if Govt is ready to make amendments, it doesn't mean there is any problem in farm laws. People in a particular state are misinformed" External link

HindustanTimes Friday, February 5, 2021 10:28:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "In view of outstanding results of pilot studies, the Expert Committee has recommended that there is a large scope of use of technology under PMFBY for GP level yield estimation," External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, February 4, 2021 8:37:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "No. We will inform when formal talks will be held," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, February 3, 2021 2:35:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "Besides, the overall market also responds to declaration of MSP and Government's procurement operations which results in private procurement on or above the MSP for various notified crops. Therefore, accurate number of farmers benefiting from MSP declaration is difficult to assess," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, February 2, 2021 9:03:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "Besides, the overall market also responds to declaration of MSP and Government's procurement operations which results in private procurement on or above the MSP for various notified crops. Therefore, accurate number of farmers benefiting from MSP declaration is difficult to assess," External link

outlookindia Tuesday, February 2, 2021 8:42:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "Government of India has not received any information of loss to the farmers due to closed borders barring them to sell their produce to national capital. Hence, the question of compensation for loss of produce does not arise," External link

outlookindia Tuesday, February 2, 2021 8:42:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said ( about Narendra Modi ) : "Government of India under the leadership of PM Narendra Modi is committed to working for the interest of farmers. Every year the focus is not only on increased budget allocation, but also the implementation of schemes, " External link

irishsun Monday, February 1, 2021 8:23:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "I welcome the budget. It is a good budget that focuses on all sections of the society. Better fund allocation has been made for each sector which will benefit farmers and rural India," External link

timesofindia Monday, February 1, 2021 6:26:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "Since he speaks with some experience and expertise on the issue, it was dismaying to see his tweets employ a mix of ignorance and misinformation on the agriculture reforms. Let me take this opportunity to present some facts," External link

newindianexpress Monday, February 1, 2021 6:57:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “Since he speaks with some experience and expertise on the issue, it was dismaying to see his tweets employ a mix of ignorance and misinformation on the agriculture reforms. Let me take this opportunity to present some facts,” External link

financialexpress Monday, February 1, 2021 5:48:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “The apprehension has no basis. Under the EC Act, the central government can intervene in case of extraordinary circumstances including war, famine, extraordinary price rise and natural calamities of grave nature,” External link

financialexpress Monday, February 1, 2021 5:48:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "Since he speaks with some experience and expertise on the issue, it was dismaying to see his tweets employ a mix of ignorance and misinformation on the agriculture reforms. Let me take this opportunity to present some facts," External link

newindianexpress Monday, February 1, 2021 5:26:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "Since he speaks with some experience and expertise on the issue, it was dismaying to see his tweets employ a mix of ignorance and misinformation on the agriculture reforms. Let me take this opportunity to present some facts," External link

business-standard Monday, February 1, 2021 4:28:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "The apprehension has no basis. Under the EC Act, the central government can intervene in case of extraordinary circumstances including war, famine, extraordinary price rise and natural calamities of grave nature," External link

business-standard Monday, February 1, 2021 4:28:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “Since he speaks with some experience and expertise on the issue, it was dismaying to see his tweets employ a mix of ignorance and misinformation on the agriculture reforms. Let me take this opportunity to present some facts,” External link

Hindu Monday, February 1, 2021 1:08:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “The apprehension has no basis. Under the EC Act, the central government can intervene in case of extraordinary circumstances including war, famine, extraordinary price rise and natural calamities of grave nature,” External link

Hindu Monday, February 1, 2021 1:08:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "Since he speaks with some experience and expertise on the issue, it was dismaying to see his tweets employ a mix of ignorance and misinformation on the agriculture reforms. Let me take this opportunity to present some facts," External link

news18 Sunday, January 31, 2021 9:44:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "Under the new ecosystem, mandis are not affected. Instead, they will be more competitive and cost effective in terms of services and infrastructure; and both the systems will synergistically co-exist for the common interest of farmers" External link

business-standard Sunday, January 31, 2021 7:12:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar added : "Since he speaks with some experience and expertise on the issue, it was dismaying to see his tweets employ a mixture of ignorance and misinformation on the agriculture reforms," External link

business-standard Sunday, January 31, 2021 7:12:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "Since he speaks with some experience and expertise on the issue, it was dismaying to see his tweets employ a mix of ignorance and misinformation on the agriculture reforms. Let me take this opportunity to present some facts," External link

economictimes Sunday, January 31, 2021 6:12:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "The apprehension has no basis. Under the EC Act, the central government can intervene in case of extraordinary circumstances including war, famine, extraordinary price rise and natural calamities of grave nature," External link

economictimes Sunday, January 31, 2021 6:12:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said ( about Sharad Pawar ) : "As he (Pawar)is such a veteran leader, I would like to believe that he was genuinely misinformed of the facts. Now that he has the right facts, I hope he will also change his stand and also explain the benefits to our farmers" External link

economictimes Sunday, January 31, 2021 6:12:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said ( about Sharad Pawar ) : "Sharad Pawar ji is a veteran politician and a former Union Agriculture Minister, who is also considered well-versed with the issues & solutions relating to Agriculture. He has himself tried hard to bring the same agriculture reforms earlier," External link

timesofindia Sunday, January 31, 2021 3:12:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "Under new ecosystem, mandis are not affected. Instead, they will be more competitive and cost effective in terms of services and infrastructure; and both the systems will synergistically co-exist for the common interest of farmers," External link

timesofindia Sunday, January 31, 2021 3:12:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "As he is such a veteran leader, I would like to believe that he was genuinely misinformed of the facts. Now that he has the right facts, I hope he will also change his stand & also explain the benefits to our farmers," External link

timesofindia Sunday, January 31, 2021 3:12:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “The government has given the best offer to farmers’ unions. I am hopeful that they will convey their decision to us after discussing it among themselves. Once they communicate, we will take it forward,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, January 27, 2021 10:10:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "As far as agriculture is concerned, we are also laying emphasis on research and development for production and productivity of crops. It is our effort to see that the crop can be managed in a proper manner after harvesting," "Today, India is a foodgrain surplus country but sometimes due to lack of infrastructure, crops get damaged which also affects the environment. To combat this, Rs 1 Lakh Crores has been announced in the Aatmanirbhar package for strengthening agri-infrastructure and cold storage, hence reducing post-harvest losses," External link

irishsun Wednesday, January 27, 2021 9:54:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "As far as agriculture is concerned, we are also laying emphasis on research and development for production and productivity of crops. It is our effort to see that the crop can be managed in a proper manner after harvesting," "Today, India is a foodgrain surplus country but sometimes due to lack of infrastructure, crops get damaged which also affects the environment. To combat this, Rs 1 Lakh Crores has been announced in the Aatmanirbhar package for strengthening agri-infrastructure and cold storage, hence reducing post-harvest losses," External link

business-standard Wednesday, January 27, 2021 9:42:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “Naturally, when…the Government is ready to resolve the issue related to the farmers and a decision cannot be taken, we can guess that there are some forces that want to continue this agitation,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, January 27, 2021 3:00:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "The government has given the best offer to farmers' unions. I am hopeful that they will convey their decision to us after discussing it among themselves. Once they communicate, we will take it forward," External link

timesofindia Monday, January 25, 2021 9:51:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "The government has given the best offer to farmers' unions. I am hopeful that they will convey their decision to us after discussing it among themselves. Once they communicate, we will take it forward," External link

outlookindia Monday, January 25, 2021 4:36:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "The government has given the best offer to farmers' unions. I am hopeful that they will convey their decision to us after discussing it among themselves. Once they communicate, we will take it forward," External link

economictimes Monday, January 25, 2021 4:32:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "The government has given the best offer to farmers' unions. I am hopeful that they will convey their decision to us after discussing it among themselves. Once they communicate, we will take it forward," External link

business-standard Monday, January 25, 2021 4:16:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "The government has given the best offer to farmers' unions. I am hopeful that they will convey their decision to us after discussing it among themselves. Once they communicate, we will take it forward," External link

thehindu Monday, January 25, 2021 3:29:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "The government has given the best offer to farmers' unions. I am hopeful that they will convey their decision to us after discussing it among themselves. Once they communicate, we will take it forward," External link

Hindu Monday, January 25, 2021 3:16:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “With a heavy heart, I want to tell you that the viewpoint that was required in the discussion was missing, due to which we couldn’t reach a way out,” External link

financialexpress Saturday, January 23, 2021 9:40:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “I am not an astrologer. What will happen tomorrow, I don’t know” External link

expressindia Saturday, January 23, 2021 6:30:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “We told them that our proposal to put on hold the implementation of laws for one or one-and-a-half years is the best proposal. You should reconsider. That proposal is in the interest of farmers and the country. We told them that we are concluding the talks today and if you arrive at any decision, tell us tomorrow. We can meet at any place to announce that decision” External link

expressindia Saturday, January 23, 2021 6:30:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “Whatever best options we had, those have been given to the farmer unions” External link

expressindia Saturday, January 23, 2021 6:30:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “The government has been talking to farmers since October and made several proposals (to resolve the impasse) with a view to allaying their fears and apprehensions. We have requested them to consider the last proposal to hold back the implementation of the laws for 12-18 months, which is a better proposal (than all others) and continue the discussions by forming a committee. If the people (who spearhead the agitation) really want the farmers to benefit, they would have definitely accepted our proposal” External link

financialexpress Saturday, January 23, 2021 3:16:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar told : “I am not an astrologer. I don’t know what will happen tomorrow,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, January 23, 2021 3:11:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “The government has always said farmers can ask for anything other than repeal” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, January 23, 2021 3:11:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “We should remain hopeful. Let's wait till tomorrow to hear farmer unions' final decision” External link

asianage Saturday, January 23, 2021 2:38:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "With a heavy heart, I want to tell you that the viewpoint that was required in the discussion was missing, due to which we couldn't reach a way out," External link

newindianexpress Saturday, January 23, 2021 12:16:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “Some external force are definitely trying to ensure the agitation continues; obviously, those forces are against farmers’ interests. We told unions to get back to us by Saturday with their decision on our proposal; If they agree, we’ll meet again. I don’t want to speculate, but we’re hopeful farmer unions will consider positively our proposal to suspend laws and find a solution,” External link

expressindia Friday, January 22, 2021 8:53:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar added : “Our proposal is in the interest of farmers and of the country,” External link

expressindia Friday, January 22, 2021 8:53:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "We also told farmers to give their own proposal, other than the repeal of Acts, if they have got anything better than our offer," External link

timesofindia Friday, January 22, 2021 8:40:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "We also told farmers to give their own proposal, other than the repeal of Acts, if they have got anything better than our offer," External link

newindianexpress Friday, January 22, 2021 7:43:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “What will happen tomorrow, I cannot speculate. I am not an astrologer. I am hopeful that farmer unions will consider our offer positively” External link

financialexpress Friday, January 22, 2021 7:20:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "We also told farmers to give their own proposal, other than the repeal of Acts, if they have got anything better than our offer," External link

economictimes Friday, January 22, 2021 5:57:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "We also told farmers to give their own proposal, other than the repeal of Acts, if they have got anything better than our offer," External link

thehindu Friday, January 22, 2021 5:48:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "We also told farmers to give their own proposal, other than the repeal of laws, if they have got anything better than our offer," External link

timesofindia Friday, January 22, 2021 5:27:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "We also told farmers to give their own proposal, other than the repeal of Acts, if they have got anything better than our offer," External link

Hindu Friday, January 22, 2021 4:36:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "As you are aware, the Supreme Court has stayed the agriculture reform laws for a short duration. Their implementation will not happen for some time. In the past and even today, we told them that more time is needed to consider the laws in detail, discuss various aspects related to the agitation. And the required time may be six months, one year or one-and-half years. " External link

expressindia Friday, January 22, 2021 11:17:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “We have proposed to withhold the implementation for 1-1.5 years so that the protest ends and the leaders sit with the government to discuss issues related to the protest” External link

financialexpress Friday, January 22, 2021 3:17:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "Today's talks raise hope of resolving all issues about the farmers' protest. The government wants agitation to end. Talks can continue with the unions," External link

presstv Thursday, January 21, 2021 12:40:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "During discussions, we said that the government is ready to put on hold the farm laws for one or one-and-a-half year. I am happy that farmer unions have taken this very seriously and said that they would consider it tomorrow and convey their decision on January 22," External link

dnaindia Thursday, January 21, 2021 7:05:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “During the discussions, we said the government was ready to put on hold the farm laws for one year or one and a half years. I am happy the farmers’ unions have taken this very seriously and said they would consider it tomorrow (Thursday) and convey their decision on January 22” External link

asianage Thursday, January 21, 2021 3:43:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “We have proposed to withhold the implementation for 1-1.5 years so that the protest ends and the leaders sit with the government to discuss issues related to the protest” External link

financialexpress Thursday, January 21, 2021 3:21:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "During discussions, we said that the government is ready to put on hold the farm laws for one or one-and-a-half year. I am happy that farmer unions have taken this very seriously and said that they would consider it tomorrow and convey their decision on January 22," External link

dnaindia Wednesday, January 20, 2021 8:35:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "Today's talks raise hope of resolving all issues about the farmers' protest. The government wants agitation to end. Talks can continue with the unions," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, January 20, 2021 6:22:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “The discussions today were related to the three laws, but no decision could be reached. The government repeatedly requested the unions to suggest an alternative other than the repeal, and the government would consider it. But even after a long discussion, no alternative was presented. Therefore, the discussion was adjourned today” External link

expressindia Wednesday, January 20, 2021 2:00:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "These laws were expected earlier but the previous government could not implement because of pressure. It was the Modi government that took a bold step and brought these laws passed in Parliament... Whenever a good thing happens, there are obstacles," External link

outlookindia Tuesday, January 19, 2021 7:12:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “I want to request to all farmer unions that January 26 is our Republic Day, a national festival, and the country has got freedom after a big sacrifice. Therefore, any move by the farmers should not affect the dignity of Republic Day. It is also the responsibility of the farmers and I hope that they will reconsider (the tractor rally),” External link

expressindia Tuesday, January 19, 2021 2:09:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "We had sent a proposal to farmer unions in which we agreed to address their apprehensions regarding mandis and traders' registration among other things. The government has also agreed to discuss laws on stubble burning and electricity but unions only want the repeal of the laws," External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, January 18, 2021 11:11:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "These laws were expected earlier but the previous government could not implement because of pressure. It was the Modi government that took a bold step and brought these laws passed in Parliament... Whenever a good thing happens, there are obstacles," External link

economictimes Monday, January 18, 2021 10:45:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “These laws were expected earlier but the previous government could not implement because of pressure. It was the Modi government that took a bold step and brought these laws passed in Parliament… Whenever a good thing happens, there are obstacles,” External link

india Monday, January 18, 2021 9:57:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "Tomorrow, there is a meeting. I am hopeful that farmers' unions will discuss alternatives (other than the repeal of the laws) so that we can reach a solution" External link

business-standard Monday, January 18, 2021 9:25:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "Tomorrow (Tuesday), we are meeting again and I am hopeful that if they (farm unions) discuss options then it will lead to the solution of the problem," "Nine rounds of discussions have taken place so far with the agitating farmer unions. I have always been telling them to discuss those provisions which are problematic for cultivators," External link

business-standard Monday, January 18, 2021 9:25:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "But unions are unable to discuss these provisions which have resulted in the stalemate," External link

business-standard Monday, January 18, 2021 9:25:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "These laws were expected earlier but the previous government could not implement because of pressure. It was the Modi government that took a bold step and brought these laws passed in Parliament. Whenever a good thing happens, there are obstacles," External link

newindianexpress Monday, January 18, 2021 9:07:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "Tomorrow, there is a meeting. I am hopeful that farmers' unions will discuss alternatives (other than the repeal of the laws) so that we can reach a solution" External link

news18 Monday, January 18, 2021 8:36:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "Tomorrow, there is a meeting. I am hopeful that farmers' unions will discuss alternatives (other than the repeal of the laws) so that we can reach a solution" External link

timesofindia Monday, January 18, 2021 8:36:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "These laws were expected earlier but the previous government could not implement because of pressure. It was the Modi government that took a bold step and brought these laws passed in Parliament Whenever a good thing happens, there are obstacles," External link

newindianexpress Monday, January 18, 2021 7:35:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “These laws were expected earlier but the previous government could not implement because of pressure. It was the Modi government that took a bold step and brought these laws passed in Parliament… Whenever a good thing happens, there are obstacles,” External link

financialexpress Monday, January 18, 2021 6:35:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "Now that the Supreme Court has stayed the implementation of these laws, then there is no question of being stubborn," External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, January 18, 2021 7:30:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "Now that the Supreme Court has stayed the implementation of these laws, then there is no question of being stubborn," External link

news18 Monday, January 18, 2021 4:56:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "If the objections of the unions seem justified in the provision-wise discussion, the government can move forward on considering and amending the matter," External link

news-yahoo-in Sunday, January 17, 2021 11:54:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "Now that the Supreme Court has stayed the implementation of these laws, then there is no question of being stubborn," External link

news18 Sunday, January 17, 2021 9:12:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "Now that the Supreme Court has stayed the implementation of these laws, then there is no question of being stubborn," External link

timesofindia Sunday, January 17, 2021 8:16:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "Now that the Supreme Court has stayed the implementation of these laws, then there is no question of being stubborn," External link

business-standard Sunday, January 17, 2021 8:12:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "Now that the Supreme Court has stayed the implementation of these laws, then there is no question of being stubborn," External link

thehindu Sunday, January 17, 2021 5:54:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "Now that the Supreme Court has stayed the implementation of these laws, then there is no question of being stubborn," External link

outlookindia Sunday, January 17, 2021 5:48:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "Now that the Supreme Court has stayed the implementation of these laws, then there is no question of being stubborn," External link

business-standard Sunday, January 17, 2021 5:07:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "Now that the Supreme Court has stayed the implementation of these laws, then there is no question of being stubborn," External link

Hindu Sunday, January 17, 2021 4:39:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "Now that the Supreme Court has stayed the implementation of these laws, then there is no question of being stubborn," External link

economictimes Sunday, January 17, 2021 4:37:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : “Now that the Supreme Court has stayed the implementation of these laws, then there is no question of being stubborn,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, January 17, 2021 4:21:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “We had sent a proposal to farmer unions in which we agreed to address their apprehensions regarding mandis and traders’ registration among other things. The government has also agreed to discuss laws on stubble burning and electricity but unions only want the repeal of the laws,” External link

india Sunday, January 17, 2021 3:42:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “The farmer unions are not budging from their stance, they are constantly asking to repeal the laws. When the government enacts the law, it is for the whole country. Most of the farmers, scholars, scientists, and people working in the agriculture sector agree with these laws,” External link

india Sunday, January 17, 2021 3:42:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "If the objections of the unions seem justified in the provision-wise discussion, the government can move forward on considering and amending the matter," External link

news18 Sunday, January 17, 2021 2:55:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "We had sent a proposal to farmer unions in which we agreed to address their apprehensions regarding mandis and traders' registration among other things. The government has also agreed to discuss laws on stubble burning and electricity but unions only want the repeal of the laws," External link

timesofindia Sunday, January 17, 2021 2:40:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "Most of the farmers & experts are in favour of farm laws. After the Supreme Court's order, the laws can't be implemented. Now we expect that farmers discuss the laws clause-wise on Jan 19 & tell govt what they want other than the repeal of the laws" External link

outlookindia Sunday, January 17, 2021 2:22:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "We had sent a proposal to farmer unions in which we agreed to address their apprehensions regarding mandis and traders' registration among other things. The government has also agreed to discuss laws on stubble burning and electricity but unions only want the repeal of the laws," External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, January 17, 2021 12:46:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "We had sent a proposal to farmer unions in which we agreed to address their apprehensions regarding mandis and traders' registration among other things. The government has also agreed to discuss laws on stubble burning and electricity but unions only want the repeal of the laws," External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, January 17, 2021 12:01:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “We are all committed to the Supreme Court and will remain so in future. No one should have any doubt on that. The Government of India welcomes the Supreme Court decision. Whenever the committee… calls the Government of India, we will present our views… Since the farmers were already in talks with the government, and the date fixed, we asked the unions if they wanted to come for the talks, then they should” External link

expressindia Saturday, January 16, 2021 6:56:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “There were discussions on the three laws but we could not arrive at any decision. We suggested that the farmers form a smaller group with outside people who have expertise on the issue, but the unions rejected our suggestion,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, January 16, 2021 4:58:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “If farmer leaders want, they may form an informal group who can prepare some proposals on as to what the farmers need and what clauses in the laws are problematic for them. The government is ready to consider those proposals with an open mind” External link

financialexpress Saturday, January 16, 2021 2:57:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “talks took place over three farm laws in a cordial atmosphere and detailed discussions took place on some issues, but we couldn’t reach a decisive stage” External link

financialexpress Saturday, January 16, 2021 2:57:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “Talks with farmers unions today (Friday) were not decisive...We are, however, positive to reach a solution through talks. The government is concerned about the farmers protesting in cold conditions,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, January 16, 2021 12:05:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “Today’s talks with the farmers unions were inconclusive. We will hold talks again on January 19. We are positive (about) reaching a solution through talks” External link

asianage Friday, January 15, 2021 11:04:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “If it is mentioned in the manifesto, then Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi should appear before the media and accept that they were either lying at that time or are lying now,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, January 15, 2021 6:04:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said ( about Narendra Modi ) : “They spoke about these reforms in their election manifesto; when the UPA {United Progressive Alliance} was in power they made attempts to introduce these reforms, but could not because of dabav and prabhav (pressure and influence) (of allies). PM [Narendra] Modi Ji does not give in to pressure or influence,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, January 15, 2021 6:04:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “We don't expect much. The last round of talks with the government failed and now they've got the opportunity to get help from court. I think the government is not going to advance the discussions. There is no chance of further improvement on the three farm laws.” External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, January 15, 2021 4:08:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “The government welcomes the Supreme Court order regarding the farmers’ agitation. The government will put forth its views before the committee (appointed by the court). We are trying to resolve the issue through dialogue,” External link

india Friday, January 15, 2021 3:25:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “The government welcomes the Supreme Court order regarding the farmers’ agitation. The government will put forth its views before the committee (appointed by the court). We are trying to resolve the issue through dialogue,” External link

india Friday, January 15, 2021 3:25:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “The discussions today were related to the three laws, but no decision could be reached. The government repeatedly requested the unions to suggest an alternative other than the repeal, and the government would consider it. But even after a long discussion, no alternative was presented. Therefore, the discussion was adjourned today” External link

expressindia Friday, January 15, 2021 2:56:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "The government is ready to hold talks with farmer leaders with an open mind," External link

newindianexpress Friday, January 15, 2021 1:29:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "The government is ready to hold talks with farmer leaders with an open mind," External link

news18 Friday, January 15, 2021 12:41:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "The government is ready to hold talks with farmer leaders with an open mind," External link

newindianexpress Friday, January 15, 2021 11:58:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "The government is ready to hold talks with farmer leaders with an open mind," External link

economictimes Friday, January 15, 2021 11:13:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar added : "In the meeting, if both parties agree, we will continue the discussions. Because the discussions are on between farmers and government and this date was decided earlier, we are still trying to find a solution via dialogue," External link

timesofindia Friday, January 15, 2021 11:07:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "Government welcomes the Supreme Court order regarding the farmers' agitation. The government will put forth its views before the committee (appointed by the court). We are trying to resolve the issue through dialogue," External link

HindustanTimes Friday, January 15, 2021 10:43:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "The government is ready to hold talks with farmers' leaders with an open mind," External link

news18 Thursday, January 14, 2021 10:07:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "The government is ready to hold talks with farmers' leaders with an open mind," External link

timesofindia Thursday, January 14, 2021 8:40:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "The government is ready to hold talks with farmers' leaders with an open mind," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, January 14, 2021 5:50:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : “The government is ready to hold talks with farmers’ leaders with an open mind,” External link

expressindia Thursday, January 14, 2021 4:32:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "The government is ready to hold talks with farmers' leaders with an open mind," External link

timesofindia Thursday, January 14, 2021 3:49:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "On this occasion, I want to again congratulate farmers and urge them to tell fellow farmers and relatives to take advantage of the crop insurance," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, January 13, 2021 1:16:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “The matter is sub judice. I can’t say anything on it. The Supreme Court will hear the matter today (Tuesday) also. Whatever judgement comes, the government is committed to following the directions of the Supreme Court,” External link

economictimes Monday, January 11, 2021 8:52:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “We have held several rounds of discussion with protesting farmer unions and proposed amendments as per their views based on discussions. But farmer unions have been adamant on repealing of laws. So we could not get a headway. Now the next meeting is scheduled on January 15. We are still hopeful of a meaningful resolution through dialogue,” External link

economictimes Monday, January 11, 2021 8:52:00 PM EAT



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Sharad Pawar said ( about Singh Tomar ) : “Tomar ji is not bringing proper facts before the people. He has been assuring that the new laws will not affect the mandis (APMC) but farmers organisations are of the opinion that the provisions under law are favouring competitive companies,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, February 1, 2021 1:02:00 PM EAT

Baljit Singh said ( about Singh Tomar ) : "In his opening remarks, Tomar ji said you keep saying that the government is adamant and making it an issue of ego, even though we have accepted several demands. Don't you think you should be flexible and not stick to one single demand of repealing the laws," External link

business-standard Saturday, January 16, 2021 12:27:00 AM EAT

Baljit Singh said ( about Singh Tomar ) : "In his opening remarks, Tomar ji said you keep saying that the government is adamant and making it an issue of ego, even though we have accepted several demands. Don't you think you should be flexible and not stick to one single demand of repealing the laws," External link

outlookindia Friday, January 15, 2021 6:19:00 PM EAT

Baljit Singh said ( about Singh Tomar ) : "In his opening remarks, Tomar ji said you keep saying that the government is adamant and making it an issue of ego, even though we have accepted several demands. Don't you think you should be flexible and not stick to one single demand of repealing the laws," External link

newindianexpress Friday, January 15, 2021 4:34:00 PM EAT

Baljit Singh said ( about Singh Tomar ) : "In his opening remarks, Tomar ji said you keep saying that the government is adamant and making it an issue of ego, even though we have accepted several demands. Don't you think you should be flexible and not stick to one single demand of repealing the laws," External link

business-standard Friday, January 15, 2021 2:59:00 PM EAT

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Singh Tomar said : “On this occasion, I would like to make a request to the States, sometimes either due to haste or due to carelessness, the benefit reaches ‘B’ instead of reaching ‘A’,” External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, February 26, 2021 3:32:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : ”The government is fully sensitive towards farmers. We have held several rounds of talks (with unions). We proposed many amendments as well as keeping the farm reform Acts on hold for 1.5 years and setting up a joint panel to find solutions. But, they have not responded to our proposals,” External link

news18 Thursday, February 25, 2021 9:37:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "The government is fully sensitive towards farmers. We have held several rounds of talks (with unions). We proposed many amendments as well as keeping the farm reform Acts on hold for 1.5 years and setting up a joint panel to find solutions. But, they have not responded to our proposals," External link

economictimes Thursday, February 25, 2021 6:37:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “On this occasion, I would like to make a request to the States, sometimes either due to haste or due to carelessness, the benefit reaches ‘B’ instead of reaching ‘A’,” External link

news18 Wednesday, February 24, 2021 3:53:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said ( about Gram Panchayat ) : “Drone images are crucial input parameters for crop yield estimation at Gram Panchayat level developed by the agencies,” External link

timesofindia Friday, February 19, 2021 6:17:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "It is inappropriate to link the result of municipal corporation polls in Punjab with farmers' agitation. We were weak in Punjab and used to fight polls in alliance with Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD). But we fought separately this time, which caused losses to us," External link

timesofindia Thursday, February 18, 2021 11:36:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “In Assam, instead of anti-incumbency, there’s pro-incumbency in favour of the ruling BJP government. I am confident that the party will form a government again in the state,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, February 18, 2021 8:27:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "We are regularly in touch with the protesting farmers. The Government of India is ready to discuss the acts clause- by-clause," External link

thehindu Thursday, February 18, 2021 7:13:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “India is the largest producer and consumer of pulses in the world. India has almost become self sufficient in pulses production,” External link

financialexpress Saturday, February 13, 2021 5:36:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told ( about Rahul Gandhi ) : "People from political parties have nothing to do with these laws, those who are demanding the withdrawal of the laws from Rahul Gandhi to the rest, know nothing about them," External link

timesofindia Saturday, February 13, 2021 11:11:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "What worries me is the three-fold pace with which the Congress is tumbling under his leadership which is weakening the opposition. A weak opposition is not good for democracy," External link

timesofindia Saturday, February 13, 2021 11:11:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “The relief package announced includes, inter-alia one-time ex-gratia payment of Rs 500 per month for three months (April, May and June 2020) to women Jan Dhan Account holders. A total of Rs 30956.97 crores has been released towards direct benefit transfers to women beneficiaries,” External link

economictimes Friday, February 12, 2021 12:29:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said ( about Narendra Modi ) : “After Prime Minister Narendra Modi ’s call, the dependence on imports of pulses has reduced and the country is saving more than Rs 15,000 crores per year,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, February 10, 2021 7:46:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "Congress MPs in the country's Parliament are also telling lies on the agrarian reform laws. Congress MP Ravneet Singh Bittu again misled and our minister Anurag Thakur immediately exposed his lies," External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, February 10, 2021 11:55:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "For two months I kept asking the farmers' union what is 'black' in these laws? Tell me if it should be fixed. Opposition leaders called criticising the agrarian reform. But no one tried to explain how are they harming the farmers," External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, February 10, 2021 11:55:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “I have spent 2 months asking Kisan Unions the problem in farm laws and I did not get any answer there, how are the laws negatively impacting the farmers no one has still told me,” External link

expressindia Monday, February 8, 2021 7:09:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “I have spent 2 months asking Kisan Unions the problem in farm laws and I did not get any answer there, how are the laws negatively impacting the farmers no one has still told me,” External link

expressindia Monday, February 8, 2021 10:22:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "The farmers' agitation is limited to a certain area. The government is ready for talks with the protesting farmers, and I hope we will be able to break the deadlock very soon" External link

outlookindia Sunday, February 7, 2021 9:04:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “I made it clear that if the government is ready to make amendments, it doesn’t mean there is any problem in farm laws. People in a particular state are misinformed,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, February 6, 2021 7:45:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “I am going to call a meeting on Saturday and clear their doubts and apprehensions. I am quite hopeful that more people will come forward in the next round” External link

timesofindia Saturday, February 6, 2021 5:12:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "The agitation should have been against the tax levied (by state governments) on sale made in 'mandis' but strangely the protests are against freeing of the system from such taxes," External link

timesofindia Saturday, February 6, 2021 3:37:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “We enacted the Trade Act (The Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020). The Trade Act provided that the area outside the APMC would be the trade area. It can be a farmer’s house, it can also be a farmer’s warehouse, or it can be his farm. Our Act allows a farmer to sell his produce to any person, at any place, at any cost” “If there is any trade outside the APMC, then it will neither be taxed by the state nor taxed by the Centre. State governments levy the tax (on transactions) within the APMC. There is an Act of the central government outside the APMC. The central government’s Act abolishes tax whereas under the Acts of the state governments, payment of tax is required,” External link

expressindia Saturday, February 6, 2021 3:30:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “So, I want to ask the farmers, especially the farmers of Punjab because they have a slightly different situation there — the commission of arhatiyas is different, everything else is different. While we have exempted (transactions) from tax, the state government is levying tax. So, the agitation should be held against the person who is collecting taxes or against the one who is making it tax-free (transactions)? Lekin desh mein ulti Ganga bah rahi hai. (But what is happening is the opposite),” External link

expressindia Saturday, February 6, 2021 3:30:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “However, during the verification process, it was found that an amount of Rs 2,326.88 crore was transferred to 32,91,152 ineligible beneficiaries, including income tax payees,” External link

greaterkashmir Friday, February 5, 2021 11:48:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "However, during the verification process, it was found that an amount of Rs 2,326.88 crore was transferred to 32,91,152 ineligible beneficiaries, including income tax payees," External link

news18 Friday, February 5, 2021 9:48:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "There is no specific information available about the death of farmers agitating in different states of the country. However, Delhi Police has informed about death of two persons and one suicide during the farmers' protest," External link

timesofindia Friday, February 5, 2021 9:14:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “Therefore, insurance companies can reject some of these claims on various grounds like late intimation of claims, denial of claims to non-insured farmers or non-insured crops, non-occurrence of the risk etc,” External link

thehindu Friday, February 5, 2021 6:55:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “Therefore, insurance companies can reject some of these claims on various grounds like late intimation of claims, denial of claims to non-insured farmers or non-insured crops, non-occurrence of the risk etc,” External link

Hindu Friday, February 5, 2021 6:35:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “I have spent 2 months asking Kisan Unions the problem in farm laws and I did not get any answer there, how are the laws negatively impacting the farmers no one has still told me,” External link

expressindia Friday, February 5, 2021 3:05:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “I made it clear that if Govt is ready to make amendments, it doesn’t mean there is any problem in farm laws. People in a particular state are misinformed,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, February 5, 2021 2:15:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “Farmers are being misled that others would occupy their land if these laws are implemented. Let me know if there is a single provision in Contract Farming law which allows any trader to snatch away the land of any farmer,” External link

financialexpress Friday, February 5, 2021 1:13:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “Our efforts are that farmers' incomes are doubled and contribution of agriculture to GDP increases rapidly,” External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, February 5, 2021 11:51:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “I have spent 2 months asking Kisan Unions the problem in farm laws and I did not get any answer there, how are the laws negatively impacting the farmers no one has still told me,” External link

outlookindia Friday, February 5, 2021 11:24:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "I made it clear that if Govt is ready to make amendments, it doesn't mean there is any problem in farm laws. People in a particular state are misinformed" External link

HindustanTimes Friday, February 5, 2021 10:28:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "In view of outstanding results of pilot studies, the Expert Committee has recommended that there is a large scope of use of technology under PMFBY for GP level yield estimation," External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, February 4, 2021 8:37:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "No. We will inform when formal talks will be held," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, February 3, 2021 2:35:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "Besides, the overall market also responds to declaration of MSP and Government's procurement operations which results in private procurement on or above the MSP for various notified crops. Therefore, accurate number of farmers benefiting from MSP declaration is difficult to assess," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, February 2, 2021 9:03:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "Besides, the overall market also responds to declaration of MSP and Government's procurement operations which results in private procurement on or above the MSP for various notified crops. Therefore, accurate number of farmers benefiting from MSP declaration is difficult to assess," External link

outlookindia Tuesday, February 2, 2021 8:42:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "Government of India has not received any information of loss to the farmers due to closed borders barring them to sell their produce to national capital. Hence, the question of compensation for loss of produce does not arise," External link

outlookindia Tuesday, February 2, 2021 8:42:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said ( about Narendra Modi ) : "Government of India under the leadership of PM Narendra Modi is committed to working for the interest of farmers. Every year the focus is not only on increased budget allocation, but also the implementation of schemes, " External link

irishsun Monday, February 1, 2021 8:23:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "I welcome the budget. It is a good budget that focuses on all sections of the society. Better fund allocation has been made for each sector which will benefit farmers and rural India," External link

timesofindia Monday, February 1, 2021 6:26:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "Since he speaks with some experience and expertise on the issue, it was dismaying to see his tweets employ a mix of ignorance and misinformation on the agriculture reforms. Let me take this opportunity to present some facts," External link

newindianexpress Monday, February 1, 2021 6:57:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “Since he speaks with some experience and expertise on the issue, it was dismaying to see his tweets employ a mix of ignorance and misinformation on the agriculture reforms. Let me take this opportunity to present some facts,” External link

financialexpress Monday, February 1, 2021 5:48:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “The apprehension has no basis. Under the EC Act, the central government can intervene in case of extraordinary circumstances including war, famine, extraordinary price rise and natural calamities of grave nature,” External link

financialexpress Monday, February 1, 2021 5:48:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "Since he speaks with some experience and expertise on the issue, it was dismaying to see his tweets employ a mix of ignorance and misinformation on the agriculture reforms. Let me take this opportunity to present some facts," External link

newindianexpress Monday, February 1, 2021 5:26:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "Since he speaks with some experience and expertise on the issue, it was dismaying to see his tweets employ a mix of ignorance and misinformation on the agriculture reforms. Let me take this opportunity to present some facts," External link

business-standard Monday, February 1, 2021 4:28:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "The apprehension has no basis. Under the EC Act, the central government can intervene in case of extraordinary circumstances including war, famine, extraordinary price rise and natural calamities of grave nature," External link

business-standard Monday, February 1, 2021 4:28:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “Since he speaks with some experience and expertise on the issue, it was dismaying to see his tweets employ a mix of ignorance and misinformation on the agriculture reforms. Let me take this opportunity to present some facts,” External link

Hindu Monday, February 1, 2021 1:08:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “The apprehension has no basis. Under the EC Act, the central government can intervene in case of extraordinary circumstances including war, famine, extraordinary price rise and natural calamities of grave nature,” External link

Hindu Monday, February 1, 2021 1:08:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "Since he speaks with some experience and expertise on the issue, it was dismaying to see his tweets employ a mix of ignorance and misinformation on the agriculture reforms. Let me take this opportunity to present some facts," External link

news18 Sunday, January 31, 2021 9:44:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "Under the new ecosystem, mandis are not affected. Instead, they will be more competitive and cost effective in terms of services and infrastructure; and both the systems will synergistically co-exist for the common interest of farmers" External link

business-standard Sunday, January 31, 2021 7:12:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar added : "Since he speaks with some experience and expertise on the issue, it was dismaying to see his tweets employ a mixture of ignorance and misinformation on the agriculture reforms," External link

business-standard Sunday, January 31, 2021 7:12:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "Since he speaks with some experience and expertise on the issue, it was dismaying to see his tweets employ a mix of ignorance and misinformation on the agriculture reforms. Let me take this opportunity to present some facts," External link

economictimes Sunday, January 31, 2021 6:12:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "The apprehension has no basis. Under the EC Act, the central government can intervene in case of extraordinary circumstances including war, famine, extraordinary price rise and natural calamities of grave nature," External link

economictimes Sunday, January 31, 2021 6:12:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said ( about Sharad Pawar ) : "As he (Pawar)is such a veteran leader, I would like to believe that he was genuinely misinformed of the facts. Now that he has the right facts, I hope he will also change his stand and also explain the benefits to our farmers" External link

economictimes Sunday, January 31, 2021 6:12:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said ( about Sharad Pawar ) : "Sharad Pawar ji is a veteran politician and a former Union Agriculture Minister, who is also considered well-versed with the issues & solutions relating to Agriculture. He has himself tried hard to bring the same agriculture reforms earlier," External link

timesofindia Sunday, January 31, 2021 3:12:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "Under new ecosystem, mandis are not affected. Instead, they will be more competitive and cost effective in terms of services and infrastructure; and both the systems will synergistically co-exist for the common interest of farmers," External link

timesofindia Sunday, January 31, 2021 3:12:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "As he is such a veteran leader, I would like to believe that he was genuinely misinformed of the facts. Now that he has the right facts, I hope he will also change his stand & also explain the benefits to our farmers," External link

timesofindia Sunday, January 31, 2021 3:12:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “The government has given the best offer to farmers’ unions. I am hopeful that they will convey their decision to us after discussing it among themselves. Once they communicate, we will take it forward,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, January 27, 2021 10:10:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "As far as agriculture is concerned, we are also laying emphasis on research and development for production and productivity of crops. It is our effort to see that the crop can be managed in a proper manner after harvesting," "Today, India is a foodgrain surplus country but sometimes due to lack of infrastructure, crops get damaged which also affects the environment. To combat this, Rs 1 Lakh Crores has been announced in the Aatmanirbhar package for strengthening agri-infrastructure and cold storage, hence reducing post-harvest losses," External link

irishsun Wednesday, January 27, 2021 9:54:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "As far as agriculture is concerned, we are also laying emphasis on research and development for production and productivity of crops. It is our effort to see that the crop can be managed in a proper manner after harvesting," "Today, India is a foodgrain surplus country but sometimes due to lack of infrastructure, crops get damaged which also affects the environment. To combat this, Rs 1 Lakh Crores has been announced in the Aatmanirbhar package for strengthening agri-infrastructure and cold storage, hence reducing post-harvest losses," External link

business-standard Wednesday, January 27, 2021 9:42:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “Naturally, when…the Government is ready to resolve the issue related to the farmers and a decision cannot be taken, we can guess that there are some forces that want to continue this agitation,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, January 27, 2021 3:00:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "The government has given the best offer to farmers' unions. I am hopeful that they will convey their decision to us after discussing it among themselves. Once they communicate, we will take it forward," External link

timesofindia Monday, January 25, 2021 9:51:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "The government has given the best offer to farmers' unions. I am hopeful that they will convey their decision to us after discussing it among themselves. Once they communicate, we will take it forward," External link

outlookindia Monday, January 25, 2021 4:36:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "The government has given the best offer to farmers' unions. I am hopeful that they will convey their decision to us after discussing it among themselves. Once they communicate, we will take it forward," External link

economictimes Monday, January 25, 2021 4:32:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "The government has given the best offer to farmers' unions. I am hopeful that they will convey their decision to us after discussing it among themselves. Once they communicate, we will take it forward," External link

business-standard Monday, January 25, 2021 4:16:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "The government has given the best offer to farmers' unions. I am hopeful that they will convey their decision to us after discussing it among themselves. Once they communicate, we will take it forward," External link

thehindu Monday, January 25, 2021 3:29:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "The government has given the best offer to farmers' unions. I am hopeful that they will convey their decision to us after discussing it among themselves. Once they communicate, we will take it forward," External link

Hindu Monday, January 25, 2021 3:16:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “With a heavy heart, I want to tell you that the viewpoint that was required in the discussion was missing, due to which we couldn’t reach a way out,” External link

financialexpress Saturday, January 23, 2021 9:40:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “I am not an astrologer. What will happen tomorrow, I don’t know” External link

expressindia Saturday, January 23, 2021 6:30:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “We told them that our proposal to put on hold the implementation of laws for one or one-and-a-half years is the best proposal. You should reconsider. That proposal is in the interest of farmers and the country. We told them that we are concluding the talks today and if you arrive at any decision, tell us tomorrow. We can meet at any place to announce that decision” External link

expressindia Saturday, January 23, 2021 6:30:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “Whatever best options we had, those have been given to the farmer unions” External link

expressindia Saturday, January 23, 2021 6:30:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “The government has been talking to farmers since October and made several proposals (to resolve the impasse) with a view to allaying their fears and apprehensions. We have requested them to consider the last proposal to hold back the implementation of the laws for 12-18 months, which is a better proposal (than all others) and continue the discussions by forming a committee. If the people (who spearhead the agitation) really want the farmers to benefit, they would have definitely accepted our proposal” External link

financialexpress Saturday, January 23, 2021 3:16:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar told : “I am not an astrologer. I don’t know what will happen tomorrow,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, January 23, 2021 3:11:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “The government has always said farmers can ask for anything other than repeal” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, January 23, 2021 3:11:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “We should remain hopeful. Let's wait till tomorrow to hear farmer unions' final decision” External link

asianage Saturday, January 23, 2021 2:38:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "With a heavy heart, I want to tell you that the viewpoint that was required in the discussion was missing, due to which we couldn't reach a way out," External link

newindianexpress Saturday, January 23, 2021 12:16:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “Some external force are definitely trying to ensure the agitation continues; obviously, those forces are against farmers’ interests. We told unions to get back to us by Saturday with their decision on our proposal; If they agree, we’ll meet again. I don’t want to speculate, but we’re hopeful farmer unions will consider positively our proposal to suspend laws and find a solution,” External link

expressindia Friday, January 22, 2021 8:53:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar added : “Our proposal is in the interest of farmers and of the country,” External link

expressindia Friday, January 22, 2021 8:53:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "We also told farmers to give their own proposal, other than the repeal of Acts, if they have got anything better than our offer," External link

timesofindia Friday, January 22, 2021 8:40:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "We also told farmers to give their own proposal, other than the repeal of Acts, if they have got anything better than our offer," External link

newindianexpress Friday, January 22, 2021 7:43:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “What will happen tomorrow, I cannot speculate. I am not an astrologer. I am hopeful that farmer unions will consider our offer positively” External link

financialexpress Friday, January 22, 2021 7:20:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "We also told farmers to give their own proposal, other than the repeal of Acts, if they have got anything better than our offer," External link

economictimes Friday, January 22, 2021 5:57:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "We also told farmers to give their own proposal, other than the repeal of Acts, if they have got anything better than our offer," External link

thehindu Friday, January 22, 2021 5:48:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "We also told farmers to give their own proposal, other than the repeal of laws, if they have got anything better than our offer," External link

timesofindia Friday, January 22, 2021 5:27:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "We also told farmers to give their own proposal, other than the repeal of Acts, if they have got anything better than our offer," External link

Hindu Friday, January 22, 2021 4:36:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "As you are aware, the Supreme Court has stayed the agriculture reform laws for a short duration. Their implementation will not happen for some time. In the past and even today, we told them that more time is needed to consider the laws in detail, discuss various aspects related to the agitation. And the required time may be six months, one year or one-and-half years. " External link

expressindia Friday, January 22, 2021 11:17:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “We have proposed to withhold the implementation for 1-1.5 years so that the protest ends and the leaders sit with the government to discuss issues related to the protest” External link

financialexpress Friday, January 22, 2021 3:17:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "Today's talks raise hope of resolving all issues about the farmers' protest. The government wants agitation to end. Talks can continue with the unions," External link

presstv Thursday, January 21, 2021 12:40:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "During discussions, we said that the government is ready to put on hold the farm laws for one or one-and-a-half year. I am happy that farmer unions have taken this very seriously and said that they would consider it tomorrow and convey their decision on January 22," External link

dnaindia Thursday, January 21, 2021 7:05:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “During the discussions, we said the government was ready to put on hold the farm laws for one year or one and a half years. I am happy the farmers’ unions have taken this very seriously and said they would consider it tomorrow (Thursday) and convey their decision on January 22” External link

asianage Thursday, January 21, 2021 3:43:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “We have proposed to withhold the implementation for 1-1.5 years so that the protest ends and the leaders sit with the government to discuss issues related to the protest” External link

financialexpress Thursday, January 21, 2021 3:21:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "During discussions, we said that the government is ready to put on hold the farm laws for one or one-and-a-half year. I am happy that farmer unions have taken this very seriously and said that they would consider it tomorrow and convey their decision on January 22," External link

dnaindia Wednesday, January 20, 2021 8:35:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "Today's talks raise hope of resolving all issues about the farmers' protest. The government wants agitation to end. Talks can continue with the unions," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, January 20, 2021 6:22:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “The discussions today were related to the three laws, but no decision could be reached. The government repeatedly requested the unions to suggest an alternative other than the repeal, and the government would consider it. But even after a long discussion, no alternative was presented. Therefore, the discussion was adjourned today” External link

expressindia Wednesday, January 20, 2021 2:00:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "These laws were expected earlier but the previous government could not implement because of pressure. It was the Modi government that took a bold step and brought these laws passed in Parliament... Whenever a good thing happens, there are obstacles," External link

outlookindia Tuesday, January 19, 2021 7:12:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “I want to request to all farmer unions that January 26 is our Republic Day, a national festival, and the country has got freedom after a big sacrifice. Therefore, any move by the farmers should not affect the dignity of Republic Day. It is also the responsibility of the farmers and I hope that they will reconsider (the tractor rally),” External link

expressindia Tuesday, January 19, 2021 2:09:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "We had sent a proposal to farmer unions in which we agreed to address their apprehensions regarding mandis and traders' registration among other things. The government has also agreed to discuss laws on stubble burning and electricity but unions only want the repeal of the laws," External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, January 18, 2021 11:11:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "These laws were expected earlier but the previous government could not implement because of pressure. It was the Modi government that took a bold step and brought these laws passed in Parliament... Whenever a good thing happens, there are obstacles," External link

economictimes Monday, January 18, 2021 10:45:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “These laws were expected earlier but the previous government could not implement because of pressure. It was the Modi government that took a bold step and brought these laws passed in Parliament… Whenever a good thing happens, there are obstacles,” External link

india Monday, January 18, 2021 9:57:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "Tomorrow, there is a meeting. I am hopeful that farmers' unions will discuss alternatives (other than the repeal of the laws) so that we can reach a solution" External link

business-standard Monday, January 18, 2021 9:25:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "Tomorrow (Tuesday), we are meeting again and I am hopeful that if they (farm unions) discuss options then it will lead to the solution of the problem," "Nine rounds of discussions have taken place so far with the agitating farmer unions. I have always been telling them to discuss those provisions which are problematic for cultivators," External link

business-standard Monday, January 18, 2021 9:25:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "But unions are unable to discuss these provisions which have resulted in the stalemate," External link

business-standard Monday, January 18, 2021 9:25:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "These laws were expected earlier but the previous government could not implement because of pressure. It was the Modi government that took a bold step and brought these laws passed in Parliament. Whenever a good thing happens, there are obstacles," External link

newindianexpress Monday, January 18, 2021 9:07:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "Tomorrow, there is a meeting. I am hopeful that farmers' unions will discuss alternatives (other than the repeal of the laws) so that we can reach a solution" External link

news18 Monday, January 18, 2021 8:36:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "Tomorrow, there is a meeting. I am hopeful that farmers' unions will discuss alternatives (other than the repeal of the laws) so that we can reach a solution" External link

timesofindia Monday, January 18, 2021 8:36:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "These laws were expected earlier but the previous government could not implement because of pressure. It was the Modi government that took a bold step and brought these laws passed in Parliament Whenever a good thing happens, there are obstacles," External link

newindianexpress Monday, January 18, 2021 7:35:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “These laws were expected earlier but the previous government could not implement because of pressure. It was the Modi government that took a bold step and brought these laws passed in Parliament… Whenever a good thing happens, there are obstacles,” External link

financialexpress Monday, January 18, 2021 6:35:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "Now that the Supreme Court has stayed the implementation of these laws, then there is no question of being stubborn," External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, January 18, 2021 7:30:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "Now that the Supreme Court has stayed the implementation of these laws, then there is no question of being stubborn," External link

news18 Monday, January 18, 2021 4:56:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "If the objections of the unions seem justified in the provision-wise discussion, the government can move forward on considering and amending the matter," External link

news-yahoo-in Sunday, January 17, 2021 11:54:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "Now that the Supreme Court has stayed the implementation of these laws, then there is no question of being stubborn," External link

news18 Sunday, January 17, 2021 9:12:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "Now that the Supreme Court has stayed the implementation of these laws, then there is no question of being stubborn," External link

timesofindia Sunday, January 17, 2021 8:16:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "Now that the Supreme Court has stayed the implementation of these laws, then there is no question of being stubborn," External link

business-standard Sunday, January 17, 2021 8:12:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "Now that the Supreme Court has stayed the implementation of these laws, then there is no question of being stubborn," External link

thehindu Sunday, January 17, 2021 5:54:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "Now that the Supreme Court has stayed the implementation of these laws, then there is no question of being stubborn," External link

outlookindia Sunday, January 17, 2021 5:48:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "Now that the Supreme Court has stayed the implementation of these laws, then there is no question of being stubborn," External link

business-standard Sunday, January 17, 2021 5:07:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "Now that the Supreme Court has stayed the implementation of these laws, then there is no question of being stubborn," External link

Hindu Sunday, January 17, 2021 4:39:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "Now that the Supreme Court has stayed the implementation of these laws, then there is no question of being stubborn," External link

economictimes Sunday, January 17, 2021 4:37:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : “Now that the Supreme Court has stayed the implementation of these laws, then there is no question of being stubborn,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, January 17, 2021 4:21:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “We had sent a proposal to farmer unions in which we agreed to address their apprehensions regarding mandis and traders’ registration among other things. The government has also agreed to discuss laws on stubble burning and electricity but unions only want the repeal of the laws,” External link

india Sunday, January 17, 2021 3:42:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “The farmer unions are not budging from their stance, they are constantly asking to repeal the laws. When the government enacts the law, it is for the whole country. Most of the farmers, scholars, scientists, and people working in the agriculture sector agree with these laws,” External link

india Sunday, January 17, 2021 3:42:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "If the objections of the unions seem justified in the provision-wise discussion, the government can move forward on considering and amending the matter," External link

news18 Sunday, January 17, 2021 2:55:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "We had sent a proposal to farmer unions in which we agreed to address their apprehensions regarding mandis and traders' registration among other things. The government has also agreed to discuss laws on stubble burning and electricity but unions only want the repeal of the laws," External link

timesofindia Sunday, January 17, 2021 2:40:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "Most of the farmers & experts are in favour of farm laws. After the Supreme Court's order, the laws can't be implemented. Now we expect that farmers discuss the laws clause-wise on Jan 19 & tell govt what they want other than the repeal of the laws" External link

outlookindia Sunday, January 17, 2021 2:22:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "We had sent a proposal to farmer unions in which we agreed to address their apprehensions regarding mandis and traders' registration among other things. The government has also agreed to discuss laws on stubble burning and electricity but unions only want the repeal of the laws," External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, January 17, 2021 12:46:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "We had sent a proposal to farmer unions in which we agreed to address their apprehensions regarding mandis and traders' registration among other things. The government has also agreed to discuss laws on stubble burning and electricity but unions only want the repeal of the laws," External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, January 17, 2021 12:01:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “We are all committed to the Supreme Court and will remain so in future. No one should have any doubt on that. The Government of India welcomes the Supreme Court decision. Whenever the committee… calls the Government of India, we will present our views… Since the farmers were already in talks with the government, and the date fixed, we asked the unions if they wanted to come for the talks, then they should” External link

expressindia Saturday, January 16, 2021 6:56:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “There were discussions on the three laws but we could not arrive at any decision. We suggested that the farmers form a smaller group with outside people who have expertise on the issue, but the unions rejected our suggestion,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, January 16, 2021 4:58:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “If farmer leaders want, they may form an informal group who can prepare some proposals on as to what the farmers need and what clauses in the laws are problematic for them. The government is ready to consider those proposals with an open mind” External link

financialexpress Saturday, January 16, 2021 2:57:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “talks took place over three farm laws in a cordial atmosphere and detailed discussions took place on some issues, but we couldn’t reach a decisive stage” External link

financialexpress Saturday, January 16, 2021 2:57:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “Talks with farmers unions today (Friday) were not decisive...We are, however, positive to reach a solution through talks. The government is concerned about the farmers protesting in cold conditions,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, January 16, 2021 12:05:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “Today’s talks with the farmers unions were inconclusive. We will hold talks again on January 19. We are positive (about) reaching a solution through talks” External link

asianage Friday, January 15, 2021 11:04:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “If it is mentioned in the manifesto, then Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi should appear before the media and accept that they were either lying at that time or are lying now,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, January 15, 2021 6:04:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said ( about Narendra Modi ) : “They spoke about these reforms in their election manifesto; when the UPA {United Progressive Alliance} was in power they made attempts to introduce these reforms, but could not because of dabav and prabhav (pressure and influence) (of allies). PM [Narendra] Modi Ji does not give in to pressure or influence,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, January 15, 2021 6:04:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “We don't expect much. The last round of talks with the government failed and now they've got the opportunity to get help from court. I think the government is not going to advance the discussions. There is no chance of further improvement on the three farm laws.” External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, January 15, 2021 4:08:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “The government welcomes the Supreme Court order regarding the farmers’ agitation. The government will put forth its views before the committee (appointed by the court). We are trying to resolve the issue through dialogue,” External link

india Friday, January 15, 2021 3:25:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “The government welcomes the Supreme Court order regarding the farmers’ agitation. The government will put forth its views before the committee (appointed by the court). We are trying to resolve the issue through dialogue,” External link

india Friday, January 15, 2021 3:25:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “The discussions today were related to the three laws, but no decision could be reached. The government repeatedly requested the unions to suggest an alternative other than the repeal, and the government would consider it. But even after a long discussion, no alternative was presented. Therefore, the discussion was adjourned today” External link

expressindia Friday, January 15, 2021 2:56:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "The government is ready to hold talks with farmer leaders with an open mind," External link

newindianexpress Friday, January 15, 2021 1:29:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "The government is ready to hold talks with farmer leaders with an open mind," External link

news18 Friday, January 15, 2021 12:41:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "The government is ready to hold talks with farmer leaders with an open mind," External link

newindianexpress Friday, January 15, 2021 11:58:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "The government is ready to hold talks with farmer leaders with an open mind," External link

economictimes Friday, January 15, 2021 11:13:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar added : "In the meeting, if both parties agree, we will continue the discussions. Because the discussions are on between farmers and government and this date was decided earlier, we are still trying to find a solution via dialogue," External link

timesofindia Friday, January 15, 2021 11:07:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "Government welcomes the Supreme Court order regarding the farmers' agitation. The government will put forth its views before the committee (appointed by the court). We are trying to resolve the issue through dialogue," External link

HindustanTimes Friday, January 15, 2021 10:43:00 AM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "The government is ready to hold talks with farmers' leaders with an open mind," External link

news18 Thursday, January 14, 2021 10:07:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "The government is ready to hold talks with farmers' leaders with an open mind," External link

timesofindia Thursday, January 14, 2021 8:40:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "The government is ready to hold talks with farmers' leaders with an open mind," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, January 14, 2021 5:50:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : “The government is ready to hold talks with farmers’ leaders with an open mind,” External link

expressindia Thursday, January 14, 2021 4:32:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar told : "The government is ready to hold talks with farmers' leaders with an open mind," External link

timesofindia Thursday, January 14, 2021 3:49:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : "On this occasion, I want to again congratulate farmers and urge them to tell fellow farmers and relatives to take advantage of the crop insurance," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, January 13, 2021 1:16:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “The matter is sub judice. I can’t say anything on it. The Supreme Court will hear the matter today (Tuesday) also. Whatever judgement comes, the government is committed to following the directions of the Supreme Court,” External link

economictimes Monday, January 11, 2021 8:52:00 PM EAT

Singh Tomar said : “We have held several rounds of discussion with protesting farmer unions and proposed amendments as per their views based on discussions. But farmer unions have been adamant on repealing of laws. So we could not get a headway. Now the next meeting is scheduled on January 15. We are still hopeful of a meaningful resolution through dialogue,” External link

economictimes Monday, January 11, 2021 8:52:00 PM EAT



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Sharad Pawar said ( about Singh Tomar ) : “Tomar ji is not bringing proper facts before the people. He has been assuring that the new laws will not affect the mandis (APMC) but farmers organisations are of the opinion that the provisions under law are favouring competitive companies,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, February 1, 2021 1:02:00 PM EAT

Baljit Singh said ( about Singh Tomar ) : "In his opening remarks, Tomar ji said you keep saying that the government is adamant and making it an issue of ego, even though we have accepted several demands. Don't you think you should be flexible and not stick to one single demand of repealing the laws," External link

business-standard Saturday, January 16, 2021 12:27:00 AM EAT

Baljit Singh said ( about Singh Tomar ) : "In his opening remarks, Tomar ji said you keep saying that the government is adamant and making it an issue of ego, even though we have accepted several demands. Don't you think you should be flexible and not stick to one single demand of repealing the laws," External link

outlookindia Friday, January 15, 2021 6:19:00 PM EAT

Baljit Singh said ( about Singh Tomar ) : "In his opening remarks, Tomar ji said you keep saying that the government is adamant and making it an issue of ego, even though we have accepted several demands. Don't you think you should be flexible and not stick to one single demand of repealing the laws," External link

newindianexpress Friday, January 15, 2021 4:34:00 PM EAT

Baljit Singh said ( about Singh Tomar ) : "In his opening remarks, Tomar ji said you keep saying that the government is adamant and making it an issue of ego, even though we have accepted several demands. Don't you think you should be flexible and not stick to one single demand of repealing the laws," External link

business-standard Friday, January 15, 2021 2:59:00 PM EAT