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‘Farmer leaders claim numbers are much higher than police estimate’ New Delhi: Amid the ongoing farmers agitation against the Government of India (GoI) introduced farm laws, top officers of Haryana police estimate the presence of around 40,000 “committed supporters” from Punjab and Haryana at Singhu and Tikri borders even after the passing of nearly four months since the agitation shifted to Delhi late November last year. At ground level in Haryana, the farmers are busy…

Chandigarh: The Haryana government on Thursday passed a bill providing 75 per cent reservation for local candidates applying to private sector jobs in the state that pay less than ₹ 50,000 per month. The bill, tabled by Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala (also the state’s Labour Minister), also contains a clause companies can invoke if suitable local candidates cannot be found. In such cases they may hire from outside so long as they inform the…