Controversial Indian farm reforms law repealed

NEW: Indian lawmakers on Monday repealed agricultural legislation that provoked a year of nationwide protests from farmers, in a move that was seen as a major reversal and rare climbdown for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government, which had ardently defended the controversial reforms. The Farm Laws Repeal bill passed the lower and upper houses of parliament with scant debate ten days after Modi announced the … Continue reading Controversial Indian farm reforms law repealed