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Congress leader on Thursday attacked the government for the three agriculture laws that have triggered protests by farmers at Delhi's borders, saying these legislations will allow industrialists to buy unlimited quantity of foodgrains and hoard them.

In another news, Union Home Minister today said the process of granting Indian citizenship to refugees under the CAA, including to the Matua community of West Bengal, will begin once the process of Covid-19 vaccination has ended.

Earlier in the day, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh informed the Rajya Sabha that after sustained talks between India and China, both sides had decided on a disengagement at north and south banks of Pangong Lake. “Our aim is to maintain peace and tranquility at LAC. Last year, what China did, impacted peace at the border. We clarified the importance of disengagement at LAC. We also have adequate and effective counter deployment at the border,” Singh said.

Meanwhile, the government today extended the cap on capacity and control on air fare till 31 March. However, in order to help airlines improve their balance sheet, the government has increased the upper and lower cap on airfare by up to 30 per cent. 

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First Published: Thu, February 11 2021. 08:01 IST