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22-Jul-2021 New Delhi

Kisan Sansad: Farmers plan to carry on protest till Aug 13

Protesting farmer leaders said on Thursday that they intend to continue with the 'Kisan Sansad' at Jantar Mantar in the heart of the national capital till August 13, the day the ongoing Monsoon Session of the Parliament comes to an end.On Wednesday, Delhi Lieutenant...

22-Jul-2021 New Delhi

Farmers begin 'Kisan Sansad' at Jantar Mantar

A group of 200 farmers reached the Jantar Mantar amid multi-layer security on Thursday to launch their agitation against the three Central farms laws in the heart of the national capital.On Wednesday, Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal gave permission...

20-Jul-2021 New Delhi

Akali Dal protests against farm laws, to boycott all-party meet

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal along with other MPs of his party staged a protest against the new farm laws inside the Parliament premises and said they will boycott the all-party meet called by the Prime Minister.As they were raising...

20-Jul-2021 New Delhi

Trinamool MPs stage protest over alleged phone tapping issue

The Trinamool Congress MPs on Tuesday staged a protest near the Mahatma Gandhi statue in Parliament and also submitted notices to discuss issue of alleged phone tapping in both Houses of Parliament.The Trinamool Congress MPs assembled near the Mahatma Gandhi...

27-Jun-2021 New Delhi

The old man and being the face of protest

It has been four months now that this 82-year-old man has made Matka Chowk in the heart of Chandigarh his home. Waving the yellow farmers flag at passing vehicles, undaunted by the heat, biting cold or downpour, Labh Singh can be persuasive if you dont...

22-Jun-2021 New Delhi

Rakesh Tikait gives '3 T' formula to intensify farmers stir

Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait, who is one among those leading the protests on Delhi borders against three farm laws for the last seven months, has given 'Triple T' formula to intensify the agitation.Tikait has said, "Three things are necessary to save the country....

21-Jun-2021 New Delhi

Farmers to observe 'Hool Kranti Diwas' on June 30

The Sanyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) has decided to observe 'Hool Kranti Diwas' on June 30 on all the border protest sites as the farmers' agitation against the farm laws passed by the Central government is nearing its seventh month.According to farmers, villagers...

25-May-2021 Patiala

Navjot Singh Sidhu hoists black flag to support protesting farmers

Joining the farmers to raise black flags to lodge protest against the three controversial farm laws enacted by the Central government, Punjab Congress legislator Navjot Singh Sidhu on Tuesday hoisted the black flag at his ancestral residence in Patiala town.Appealing...

23-May-2021 New Delhi

12 opposition parties to support farmers' May 26 protests

Twelve opposition parties, led by the Congress, have extended their support to the call given by the Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) for a countrywide protest on May 26 to mark the completion of six months of their agitation against the the Centre's three farm...

02-Apr-2021 Jaipur

Rakesh Tikait's convoy attacked in Rajasthan

Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait's convoy was allegedly attacked in Alwar on Friday. He alleged that the BJP men were behind the attack.Tikait, on his Twitter handle, shared the video of his car whose window glass was smashed and accused the BJP of the attack.He...

31-Mar-2021 New Delhi

SC-appointed committee on three farm laws submits report

The Supreme Court-appointed three-member committee of agricultural economists has submitted its report to the top court on the three contentious farm laws in a sealed cover.The committee comprises four members: Bhupinder Singh Mann, National President, Bharatiya...

29-Mar-2021 Ghazipur

Farmers celebrate Holi at Ghazipur border, seek repeal of 3 laws

With nearly four months since the farmers have been protesting against the Union farm laws at various borders of the national capital, farmers are busy celebrating Holi at the borders.Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) National spokesperson, Rakesh Tikait, celebrated...

28-Mar-2021 New Delhi

Farmers burn farm law copies as 'Holika Dahan'

The farmers, who have been agitating at Delhi borders for the past four months, burnt the copies of the farm laws as part of the 'Holika Dahan' celebrations on Sunday and said that the government will have to repeal these laws and make a law on Minimum Support...

27-Mar-2021 Malout

Angry farmers tear clothes of BJP legislator in Punjab

Angry over the three Central farm laws passed by the Parliament in September last year, a group of protesting farmers on Saturday heckled Arun Narang, the BJP legislator from Abohar, in Punjab's Malout town, the police said.Narang's supporters said the Abohar...

26-Mar-2021 New Delhi

Commuters face inconvenience at ISBT on 'Bharat Bandh'

Commuters travelling from the national capital to other states faced inconvenience due to the interruption of bus services during the 12-hour 'Bharat Bandh' on Friday, resulting in an atmosphere of confusion at the Kashmere Gate Inter-State Bus Terminus (ISBT).The...

26-Mar-2021 Dhaka

Radicals protest Modi visit, mosque area in Dhaka turns battleground

The Baitul Mukarram National Mosque area in Dhaka turned into a battleground on Friday as violent clashes erupted between the police and the supporters of a radical Islamist group protesting against the ongoing visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.Modi...

26-Mar-2021 Dhaka

Radical Islamists clash with cops in Bangladesh amid Modi visit

Violent clashes broke out between the police and the supporters of radical Islamist group Hefazat-e-Islam in Dhaka and Chittagong after the cops thwarted an attempt to launch an anti-Modi protest in front of the Baitul Mukarram National Mosque in the Bangladesh...

26-Mar-2021 Bhubaneswar

Bharat bandh: Normal life partially affected in Odisha

Normal life was partially affected in parts of Odisha as the farmer outfits on Friday observed a 12-hour Bharat Bandh protesting against the three farm laws enacted by the Centre.Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), a united front of farmer outfits in the country, has...

26-Mar-2021 Lucknow

UP BJP pushes ahead with 'Kisan Samvaad' programmes

The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh is pushing ahead with its 'Kisan Samvad' programmes even as agitating famers have planned to intensify their ongoing protests against the three farm laws.BJP leaders have reached out to lakhs of farmers throughout...

26-Mar-2021 Patna

Bharat Bandh: JAP, RJD supporters protest in Patna

Supporters of the Jan Adhikari Party (JAP) and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) on Friday blocked Patna's busiest Dak Bunglow Chowk in response to the Bharat Bandh call given by the agitating farmers against the farm laws.The protesters carried posters and banners, showed...

26-Mar-2021 Amaravati

Bharat Bandh takes off in Andhra with govt support

The Bharat Bandh called by the agitating farmers on Friday took off in Andhra Pradesh with most political parties coming in support including the state government.Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP), Telugu Desam Party (TDP), Left parties and others...

26-Mar-2021 Chandigarh

Protests evoke good response in Punjab, Haryana

The 12-hour pan-India shutdown called in support of the farmers' agitation against the three farm laws on Friday evoked a huge response across Punjab and Haryana as normal life was disrupted in these two states, though the situation was almost normal in...

23-Mar-2021 Patna

Violence, lathicharge during RJD's Bihar Assembly gherao in Patna

The opposition Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) on Tuesday created a ruckus in the state capital Patna during the Bihar Assembly gherao programme. Amid this RJD protest march,  there was heavy stone pelting by the RJD workers forcing the police to use water...

23-Mar-2021 Patna

Tejashwi, Tej Pratap taken into custody after Bihar Assembly gherao

The opposition Rashtriya Janata Dal on Tuesday created a ruckus in the Bihar Assembly as they gheraoed the building here. The police took into custody Leader of Opposition RJD's Tejashwi Yadav and his elder brother Tej Pratap following heavy stone pelting...

20-Mar-2021 New Delhi

Tent burnt in fire at farmers' protest site after gas cylinder leak

One of the tents installed at the farmers protest site at Singhu border on Delhi's outskirts caught fire around 10 a.m. on Saturday. It was doused quickly with the help of the fire brigade and no casualties were reported in the accident.Duggal Singh, a farmer...

20-Mar-2021 New Delhi

Threat to 1984 riot witness Abhishek Verma to blow up his car, house

The main witness in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case Abhishek Verma has filed a complaint about facing threats.The complaint was filed in the Maidangarhi police station in South Delhi which says that he received a threat on email to withdraw as a witness.Verma...

19-Mar-2021 New Delhi

Fuel price hike: Youth Cong workers protest in Delhi

Hundreds of protesting Youth Congress activists were stopped by the Delhi Police from marching to the residences of Union Ministers of Smriti Irani, Dharmendra Pradhan, Ravi Shankar Prasad and Prakash Javadekar on Friday here.They were protesting against inflation,...

17-Mar-2021 New Delhi

Congress slams Centre, AAP for amendments of NCTD Act

The Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) on Wednesday protested at Jantar Mantar against the Centre's proposed amendment of the National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCTD) Act, 1991.The DPCC slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Central government...

16-Mar-2021 Chennai

Two day bank strike successful: AIBEA

The two day nationwide banker's strike in protest against privatisation of government banks was a total success, said the top leader of a major union.The two day strike began on Monday.As per reports received by us from our unions in various states, the...

15-Mar-2021 New Delhi

Farmers launch T-shirts in support of protest

Farmers protesting at Ghazipur border here on Monday launched T-shirts in support of the protest against the three farm laws. The T-shirts carried the slogan 'Zinda hai to dilli aaja, sangharsho mein shamil ho' (If you are alive then come to Delhi, participate...

15-Mar-2021 New Delhi

Woman dentist camps at Tikri Border in support of farmers

Farmers protesting at various Delhi borders are garnering support from all sections of society. A lot of people have even left their jobs and work to support the cause.Twenty nine-year-old Navkiran Natt is one of those who've left her profession and joined her...

15-Mar-2021 Los Angeles

Lilly Singh takes Indian farmers protests to Grammy red carpet

Indian-Canadian comedian Lilly Singh took the ongoing farmers protests to the red carpet of the 63rd Grammy Awards here. In a photo she has tweeted, the 32-year-old can be seen wearing a mask with the words "I Stand With Farmers" written on it, as she posed for the...

14-Mar-2021 New Delhi

Police stops construction of houses at Singhu border

Haryana Police on Sunday stopped the construction of the 'pucca' houses at Singhu border, begun by the protesting farmers on Saturday in order to deal with the scorching heat.Apart from Singhu border, famers are constructing pucca houses at Tikri, Shahjahanpur...

14-Mar-2021 Dehradun

Fight against farm laws is battle for self-respect : Naresh Tikait

Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Naresh Tikait on Sunday asserted that the fight against the three farm laws is now a battle for farmers' self-respect and the protesters will only leave the capital's borders with their honour intact.Addressing a Mahapanchayat...

12-Mar-2021 Ghazipur

Rain adds to farmers' woes at Ghazipur border

The change in the weather conditions on Friday morning in the national capital added to the problems of the farmers sitting at the Ghazipur border in protest against the three contentious farm laws.As rain lashed the area, the farmers rushed to secure the...

11-Mar-2021 Mumbai

Protests erupt as Maha state civil service exams put off again

Causing a huge scare in corona times, thousands of youths took to the streets across Maharashtra on Thursday to protest the state government notification postponing the upcoming prestigious Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) preliminary examinations,...

11-Mar-2021 Chennai

AIADMK supporters protest against BJP leader's candidature

The supporters of AIADMK MLA Amman Arjunan staged protests and blocked roads in Coimbatore after the party allocated the seat to its ally, the BJP.Mahila Morcha national president Vanathi Srinivasan is likely to be the BJP candidate from the South Coimbatore...

10-Mar-2021 New Delhi

Hackers hit Indians with ransomware supporting farmers

In a unique way to support protesting farmers in India, cyber criminals have launched a new ransomware attack in the country that does not ask for money but justice for the community, conveying a message that no data will be recovered until the demands...

09-Mar-2021 Ghazipur

Efforts on to make farmers agitation digitally stronger

Apart from intensifying the agitation at Delhi's borders, farmers are now trying to strengthen the stir against the Union farm laws on social media platforms as well.To achieve this, a blueprint has been prepared at the Ghazipur border. This is aimed at strengthening...

08-Mar-2021 New Delhi

Women take centre stage at Tikri border on Women's Day

The scene at Tikri border on Monday was refreshingly different from other days as the stage was exclusively reserved for the women agitators to mark International Women's Day.The move was to celebrate the spirit of womanhood and show symbolic solidarity...

08-Mar-2021 New Delhi

Women farmers sport mehendi with 'protest' slogan at Ghazipur

Scores of women farmers at the Ghazipur border have got the 'protest' slogan painted on their palms with mehendi, as a mark of protest against the Centre's three agri laws, on the occasion of International Women's Day.Thousands of farmers, mostly from Punjab,...

07-Mar-2021 New Delhi

Kisan Cong protest in Delhi against farm laws

Kisan Congress workers on Sunday carried soil from 101 villages across the country to protest against the three farm laws in the national capital.The Kisan Congress workers were stopped amid the heavy deployment of security forces. All the party workers were...

06-Mar-2021 New Delhi

Farmers' protest at KMP e-way ends peacefully

Vehicular movement resumed on the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway near the national capital after a five-hour peaceful blockade by farmers to mark the 100th day of protests against the three new farm laws on Saturday.The farmers squatted on the roads and...

06-Mar-2021 New Delhi

Elderly farmers lead the way in KMP Expressway protest

Braving the scorching heat, elderly farmers formed the majority of protesters at Haryana's Palwal toll plaza on the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway. Many of these senior citizens told IANS that the rising mercury won't deter them or dampen their spirits.Farmers...

06-Mar-2021 New Delhi

'Ready for talks but modifications in farm laws not acceptable'

On completion of 100 days of the farmers' stir, Punjab's Balbir Singh Rajewal on Saturday said the farmers are ready for the next round of dialogue with the Central government, but they will not accept the three contentious farm laws with modifications.Speaking...

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