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28-Nov-2020 Chandigarh

Farmer who turned off water cannon booked in Haryana

Twenty-six-year-old farmer Navdeep Singh, an icon of farmers agitation who managed to climb on a police cannon and turned off the high-velocity water stream direction from protesting farmer, has been charged with attempt to murder by Haryana Police.A video depicting his...

28-Nov-2020 New Delhi

Police on alert as farmers may open new front on Delhi-UP border

Even as Delhi Police is busy tackling farmers rallying at Singhu and Tikri entry/exit points on the Delhi-Haryana border, it was put on alert on Saturday after inputs that farmers might open another front on the Delhi-UP border too.All police districts in...

28-Nov-2020 New Delhi

Good Samaritans offer 'langar' to people at Delhi's Burari ground

Even as the Delhi Police has allowed farmers to visit Burari ground in north Delhi to hold their protest against three central farm laws, a couple of good Samaritans are offering free 'langar sewa' or community kitchen food there to ensure that no one goes...

28-Nov-2020 New Delhi

Sloganeering continues at Delhi borders

The Saturday sun rose as farmers at Delhi's Singhu and Tikri borders woke up ready to push through another day of protests, and slogans of "black laws" greeted the chilly morning air.Amid high security arrangements, the sloganeering continued on both the...

28-Nov-2020 New Delhi

From Singhu border to Burari, farmers spend a busy Friday

After the day-long confrontation at Delhi-Haryana's Singhu and Tikri borders, the Delhi Police on Friday finally allowed thousands of farmers to enter Delhi for a planned protest against the new Central farm laws.Even after the Delhi Police announced that...

27-Nov-2020 New Delhi

Police make arrangements at Burari ground, farmers inspect site

Delhi Police on Friday made the necessary arrangements at the Nirankari ground in Burari after they gave permission to the protesting farmers to enter Delhi and stage a protest at the designated ground.Some representatives of the farmers also inspected the...

27-Nov-2020 Chandigarh

Another batch of farmers march to Delhi defying tear gas

Bracing tear gas and water cannons for the second day on Friday, another batch of protesting farmers, numbering in thousands, from the interiors of Punjab breached the massive blockades comprising huge boulders, barbed fences and mounds of earth on the Bathinda-Dabwali...

27-Nov-2020 New Delhi

AAP MLAs storm PM residence against black laws

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs on Friday stormed the official residence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi amid chanting slogans against his government at the Centre, demanding repeal of the anti-farmer central agriculture marketing laws.The massive protests by...

27-Nov-2020 New Delhi

AAP leader Jarnail Singh detained for protesting outside PM residence

Aam Aadmi Party leader Jarnail Singh was taken into custody by the Delhi Police near the Prime Minister's residence when he tried to launch a protest in support of the farmers agitation against farm laws.Jarnail Singh is in-charge of the Aam Aadmi Party...

27-Nov-2020 New Delhi

Farmers allowed to enter Delhi, protest at Burari

After hours of confrontation and talks with the farmers the Delhi Police finally on Friday afternoon allowed the farmers to enter Delhi. They will be escorted to Nirankari ground in Burari for carrying on their protests against the Centre's Farm Laws."After...

27-Nov-2020 Chandigarh

Another batch of farmers manages to enter Haryana

Bracing tear gas and water cannons, another batch of a large number of protesting farmers from Punjab on Friday breached the massive blockades comprising huge boulders, barbed fence and mounds of earth on the Bathinda-Dabwali road to enter Haryana on their onward...

27-Nov-2020 New Delhi

Barred from Delhi : Farmers put up tents, make food at Singhu

After over four hours of tug of war between the security forces comprising Delhi Police and the paramilitary on one side and the tens of thousands of farmers on the other side of the national capital periphery that saw water cannons gushing out chilled showers...

26-Nov-2020 Chandigarh/Ambala

Harrowing time for motorists amid farmers' protests in Haryana

Hundreds of vehicles, including trucks and buses, were stranded on the national highways across Haryana on Thursday as the police put up barricades to prevent the protesting farmers from moving towards the national capital as part of their 'Dilli Chalo' agitation.Long...

25-Nov-2020 Chandigarh

Hundreds of protesting farmers gather along Punjab-Haryana border

Hundreds of farmers from Punjab started gathering on Wednesday morning on the interstate borders along Haryana that has restricted their movement towards national capital Delhi for their 'Delhi Chalo' protest against the three central farm laws.As a preventive...

09-Nov-2020 Chandigarh

Is Punjab facing an 'economic blockade'?

Punjab's economy, which comprises 75 per cent of the farming community, is facing derailment with the Centre virtually applying brakes to the goods trains to the state.It is already facing acute power shortage with cuts lasting up to five hours in many parts...

29-Oct-2020 New Delhi

Protesters block DND demanding justice for man who committed suicide

Hundreds of Gujjar community members on Thursday staged a protest at Delhi-Noida-Direct (DND) flyway demanding justice to Aman Baisla, who committed suicide last month after uploading a video on social media.Following the protest, there was traffic snarl stretching...

10-Oct-2020 New Delhi

Hindu Rao row: 23 corona patients shifted, MCD Mayor slams govt

Even as 23 COVID-19 patients were shifted out or discharged from Hindu Rao Hospital (HRH) to LNJP Hospital on Saturday after HRH doctors decided to withdraw from COVID duties from Sunday onwards to protest non-payment of salary dues, the North MCD Mayor flayed...

07-Oct-2020 New Delhi

Delhi doctors seek L-G's intervention over non-payment of salaries

The Federation of Resident Doctors Association has shot a letter to Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and Commissioner of North Delhi Municipal Corporation over the non-payment of salaries to doctors and staffers of the Hindu Rao Hospital from the last...

30-Sep-2020 New Delhi

80 people detained over Hathras gangrape protest

Delhi Police on Wednesday detained at least 80 persons who staged a protest over the Hathras gangrape case. This includes 36 men and 44 women."Today around 11.30 pm, members of different parties - AIDWA, DSDU, AISA AIMSS - tried to reach UP Bhawan, SP Marg...

25-Sep-2020 Hyderabad

Cong, Left stage protests in Telangana over new farm laws

The Left parties and Congress on Friday staged protests in Telangana as part of the nation-wide agitation against contentious farm bills passed by the Parliament.The CPI and CPI-M, their affiliated organisations, All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) and other farmers'...

25-Sep-2020 Lambi

Sukhbir Singh Badal asks CM to declare entire Punjab as market yard

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Friday held protests across Punjab as part of its "chakka jam" programme to express solidarity with farmers even as it asked Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to call an immediate Cabinet meeting over the agriculture Bills.It...

25-Sep-2020 Bengaluru

Farmers block roads, hold rallies against farm Bills in Karnataka

Thousands of farmers blocked roads, held huge rallies and staged demonstrations in cities and towns across Karnataka on Friday against the farm Bills of the Centre and the Bills the state government has proposed to amend the APMC Act and Land Reforms Act."We have...

25-Sep-2020 Kolkata

Bengal witnesses sporadic anti-farm Bill protests

As part of the nationwide stir, members of farmers' bodies belonging to the Left parties and West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress staged sporadic protests in various parts of the state demanding withdrawal of the 'anti-people' farm Bills passed recently...

25-Sep-2020 Chennai

Skulls in hand, TN farmers protest against agricultural Bills

Members of some farmers organisations and the two Left parties protested in various parts of Tamil Nadu on Friday against the three farm Bills passed by the Parliament.Led by the Tamil Nadu Farmers' Association President P. Ayyakannu, half-clad farmers, carrying...

25-Sep-2020 Lambi (Sri Mukatsar Sahib)

Declare Punjab 'principal market yard': Sukhbir Singh Badal

SAD President Sukhbir Singh Badal has demanded that the whole of Punjab should be declared a 'principal market yard' for agricultural produce to ensure that laws based on the three passed agricultural Bills do not apply in the northern state."This is the...

25-Sep-2020 Chandigarh

Protests by farmers disrupts life in Punjab, Haryana

Cutting across party lines, the day-long statewide protests by farmers evoked a good response in Punjab and Haryana as normal life was disrupted, but in Chandigarh it was almost normal.Rail traffic across Punjab was badly hit as farmers, farm labourers, commission...

23-Sep-2020 Amritsar

'Black laws' will ruin farming community : Navjot Singh Sidhu

Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu, who has been lying low since his resignation as Punjab Minister in July last year, on Wednesday hit the streets of his hometown to resume his connect with the people by launching a protest against the "black" farm laws passed by the...

23-Sep-2020 New Delhi

Opposition MPs protest in Parliament complex

In the wake of passage of three agriculture-related Bills and other proposed legislations, lawmakers of the Congress and other opposition parties on Wednesday continued to protest in the Parliament complex here.The protesting lawmakers marched from Gandhi's...

23-Sep-2020 Panipat

Youth Cong's tractor rally in Panipat against Farm Bills

The Indian Youth Congress (IYC) took out a tractor rally in Haryana's Panipat on Wednesday to protest against the Narendra Modi government over the Farm Bills passed by Parliament, describing it as anti-farmer and anti-worker.Hundreds of Youth Congress activists...

23-Sep-2020 Chandigarh

Haryana Police stops protesting Punjab farmers with water cannons

Haryana Police on Wednesday used water cannons to disperse farmers from Punjab, led by two Lok Insaaf Party legislators, as they were heading to Delhi to protest against the three agriculture Bills.The legislators -- Simarjeet Bains and his elder brother Balwinder...

22-Jul-2020 Palghar (Maharashtra)

Stranded Maha commuters block trains, extra buses deployed

Hundreds of irate commuters bound for Mumbai, Thane and other places staged an impromptu rail-roko agitation at Nala Sopara station on Wednesday to demand resumption of regular suburban train services discontinued due to spike in Covid cases.The agitated commuters...

14-Jul-2020 Kathmandu/New Delhi

Nepal witnesses anti-Pak protests for 'atrocities' on Hindus

Rashtriya Ekta Samaj, a fringe outfit, on Tuesday held a protest outside the Pakistan Embassy in Kathmandu, accusing the Pakistan government of destroying Hindu and Buddhist temples in that country.They also burnt Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's effigies...

07-Jul-2020 Ferozepur

Holding protest for regularisation of service for the last 19 days

40-year-old, Rural Pharmacy Officer posted at Bazidpur Rural Dispensary, perturbed over non-regularisation of his services, tried to commit suicide amid ongoing strike  for the last 19 days, for seeking regularization of services, in front of the Zila Parishad...

04-Jan-2020 New Delhi

Sikh Community Stage Protest Outside Pakistan Embassy

Members of the Sikh community Led by  anjinder Singh Sirsa President Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee today  launched a massive protest outside the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi today by   raising slogans against Pakistan...

11-Nov-2019 New Delhi

Activists March in Delhi for Animal justice and Vegan Awareness

As part of the Vegan India Movement,  Animal Rights activists gathered in hundreds and marched from Mandi House to Jantar Mantar. The aim of this march was to create awareness about Veganism and  demand justice for animals. They reiterated that...

08-Nov-2019 Mumbai

KBC row: NCP protests outside Sony TV''s Mumbai office

While #Boycott_KBC_SonyTv trended on Twitter, supporters of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) gathered outside the Sony channel office in Mumbai''s Malad area on Friday  to stage protest against "Kaun Banega Crorepati" and Sony TV, the channel airing...

31-Jul-2019 Kolkata

Patients suffer as doctors' strike partly affects Bengal

Patients in some state-run hospitals of West Bengal suffered on Wednesday following a nationwide call for strike given by the Indian Medical Association  (IMA) to protest against the National Medical Commission Bill, 2019.Adhering to IMA's call for boycotting...

31-Jul-2019 Chandigarh

Doctors from Punjab, Haryana join nationwide strike

Medical services were affected in Punjab and Haryana on Wednesday after doctors of state-run hospitals joined a day-long strike called by the Indian Medical Association (IMA) to protest against the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, 2019.The impact of the...

30-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Uproar in LS over Unnao rape victim's accident

The Lok Sabha on Tuesday witnessed uproar over a road accident in Uttar Pradesh in which the Unnao rape victim was critically injured and two others killed, with the Congress seeking a statement from Home Minister Amit Shah.When Speaker Om Birla allowed...

29-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Doctors, medical students protest against Medical Bill

Doctors and students from various hospitals and colleges protested here on Monday alleging that the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill will only give a boost to quacks.The demonstration came in response to a call from the Indian Medical Association (IMA).The...

26-Jul-2019 Guwahati

Noisy scenes in Assam House over flood, toll 80

With the flood-related toll in Assam reaching 80, the first day of the monsoon session of the Assam assembly witnessed noisy scenes on Friday with the Opposition staging a walkout protesting the government's failure to handle the issue.With the death of five...

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