India’s Modi to repeal controversial farm laws that led to protests

Farmers, who form one of India’s most influential voting blocs, have camped out on the outskirts of the capital since November of last year to demand the withdrawal of the laws, which they feared would dramatically…

  • Sheikh Saaliq
  • The Associated Press
  • Globe and Mail

Modi’s surprise decision, in a televised national address, came ahead of elections early next year in key states like Uttar Pradesh and Punjab that are significant agricultural producers and where his Bharatiya Janata…

Experts said it was too early to say if it would work…

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