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Rakesh Tikait
Farmers' Protest To Continue For MSP, Other Issues: Tikait

Tikait was addressing 'Maha Dharna' organised by All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC)-Telangana unit in Hyderabad to mark one year of the countrywide agitation by the famers against the three agri laws.

Farm Laws SCRAPPED !!
Modi Govt To Repeal 3 Farm Laws, PM Urges Farmers To Withdraw Protests

The three farm laws which caused a huge uproar among farmers across the country will be WITHDRAWN. Addressing the nation today, PM Narendra Modi said that the government has decided to repeal all three farm laws.

Terrorists Enjoy Free Pass In Pakistan: India Slams Pak At UNSC After Islamabad's Envoy Rakes Up Kas
Terrorists Enjoy Free Pass In Pakistan: India Slams Pak At UNSC After Islamabad's Envoy Rakes Up Kashmir Issue

Bhat, who hails from Jammu and Kashmir, said in her remarks that UN member states are aware that Pakistan has an "established history and policy of harbouring, aiding and actively supporting terrorists.

Farmer protest
Farmers Have Right To Protest, But Roads Can't Be Blocked Indefinitely: SC

"People have right to go on roads, it cannot be blocked", noted the bench.

Rail Roko protest
Farmers’ Nationwide Rail Roko Disrupts Train Services

Train services across the country were severely disrupted on Monday owing to a nationwide 'Rail Roko' protest by the Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM). Several trains had to be cancelled while many others were partially cancelled due to the protest. The Kisan Morcha backed by several farmer organisations observed a six-hour-long rail roko from 10AM to 4PM demanding removal of Union MoS for Home Affairs Ajay Mishra from his post over the Lakhimpur Kheri incident, in which his son Ashish is an accused.

Farmers Protest
SC Notice To Farmer Leaders, Groups On Plea Against Road Blocks

On September 30, the Supreme Court had emphasised that roads cannot remain blocked perpetually and asked the Centre, what steps has it taken to remove the road blockade by farmers, protesting against three agriculture laws, at Delhi borders.

Violence in UP's Lakhimpur-Kheri after farmers run over by vehicle
Violence in UP's Lakhimpur-Kheri after farmers run over by vehicle

Infuriated farmers set three jeeps on fire after some of the protestors were run over by the vehicles. One of the vehicles belongs to Ashish Mishra, son of Union Minister of State for Home, Ajay Mishra Teni.

Supreme Court
Strangulated The City, Now You Want To Protest Inside: SC Asks Farmers' Group

The counsel for the farmers' organisation said the highways have been blocked by the police and "we have been detained", adding that his client was not part of the protest blocking the highways.

Farmer Protest
Can't Be Blocked Perpetually: SC Asks Centre For Steps Taken To Clear Roads Blocked By Farmers

The top court was hearing a plea filed by Monicca Agarwaal seeking directions to remove road blockades, which impedes free movement of traffic between Delhi and Noida.

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh
Vicious Assault On Farmers In Haryana: Punjab CM

Pointing out that this was not the first time that farmers had been subjected to such ruthlessness at the hands of the Haryana Police, Amarinder Singh said it was evident that the BJP-led M.L. Khattar government had once again deliberately used brute force in a desperate bid to end the farmers' stir against the draconian farm laws.

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar
Govt Open To Talks With Farmers On 3 Farm Laws, Says Tomar

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said this in a response to a starred question in Lok Sabha.

Is Land Record A Hurdle To Direct MSP e-Payment To Farmers In Punjab?
Is Land Record A Hurdle To Direct MSP e-Payment To Farmers In Punjab?

New Delhi: In a move that ensures transparency in the system and serves the farmers’ needs, almost all the states have implemented direct MSP payment to the farmers for the crops procured from them, but Punjab is still not ready to introduce direct e-payment to the farmers bypassing the commission agents (Arhtiyas). The Punjab government […]

Farmer Protest
Hackers Hit Indians With Ransomware Supporting Farmers

New Delhi: 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 of the farmers are met, a new report revealed […]

Western Odisha Farmers’ Ulgulan Revolt Rally Against Farm Laws Concludes

Bhubaneswar: Farmers from Western Odisha who had launched Ulgulan Revolt Rally from Sambalpur on February 28 to protest ‘anti-farmer’ bills of the Centre reached Bhubaneswar on Tuesday. As per reports, more than 250 farmers from several western Odisha districts under the banner of Paschim Odisha Krushak Sangathan Samanway Samiti (POKSSS) reached Bhubaneswar on Tuesday and […]

'Rail Roko' Protest: Railways Tightens Security, Deploys 20 Additional Cos

New Delhi/Gurugram: In the wake of the farm unions’ four-hour ‘rail roko’ demonstration on Thursday, the Railway Protection Force (RPF) has stepped up security measures and deployed 20 additional companies across Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Punjab and Haryana to prevent any untoward incident. Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), the umbrella body of 40 farm unions, has […]

R-Day Violence: Maninder Singh Arrested For Swinging Sword At Red Fort

New Delhi: Delhi Police special Cell has arrested Maninder Singh, a wanted in the Red Fort violence case, who was seen swinging swords with both hands on January 26 when violence broke out. Two swords (‘khandas’) of 4.3 feet size used in swinging at the Red Fort by Singh have also been recovered from his […]

Farmer Protest
Greta Thunberg Toolkit For Protests Sparks Row In India

New Delhi: Swedish youth activist Greta Thunberg shared a toolkit on social media for the farmer protests in India which indicates that a widespread campaign may have been on much before January 26. Twitter erupted in India after the toolkit surfaced which included a document on details of January 26 protests and online and street […]

amit shah
No Propaganda Can Deter India's Unity: Union Home Min Amit Shah

New Delhi: In a strong message to those propagating anti-India moves, Union Home Minister Amit Shah asserted on Wednesday that no propaganda can deter the democratic country’s unity, nor can it stop India from attaining new heights. Shah’s remarks came in support of a tweet by External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Anurag Srivastava, in which the […]

Govt Warns Twitter Over Non-Removal Of Accounts Talking Of 'Farmer Genocide'

New Delhi: The Indian government has sent a notice to Twitter, warning the social media platform of penal action over non-compliance of its order to remove accounts and tweets which alleged “farmer genocide” in the country, sources said. Content with the hashtag “#ModiPlanningFarmerGenocide” were posted on Twitter, which, according to the government, was designed to […]

Rihanna Tweets About Farmers' Protest, Kangana Calls Her A 'Fool'

Mumbai: International pop sensation Rihanna on Tuesday extended her support to the ongoing farmers protest in India. Soon after Rihanna’s tweet, Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut tweeted calling her a fool and a dummy. Kangana also said the protesting farmers were terrorists. On Tuesday, Rihanna reacted to a news piece talking about the protest on Twitter […]

Narendra singh Tomar
Farmer Protest: Govt Offers To Put Farm Laws On Hold For 1-1.5 Years

New Delhi: Yielding some ground to end the nearly two-month-long protest by thousands of farmers on the national capital borders, the government on Wednesday proposed to suspend the three contentious farm laws for 1-1.5 years and set up a joint committee to find an amicable solution in the interest of the farming community. During their […]

MSP For Paddy: Odisha Government's Omission Hits State Farmers Hard
Odisha Govt Insensitive To Plight Of Farmers: BJP

Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday lashed out at the Odisha government while accusing the ruling-BJD of being insensitive to the problems of farmers in regards to the paddy procurement in the State. Addressing a presser, State BJP general secretary Lekhashree Samantsinghar said farmers are facing a lot of problems during the paddy […]

SC: Delhi Police To Decide Whether Farmers Be Allowed In City For Tractor Rally Protest On Jan 26

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday told the Centre that it is for the Delhi Police to decide whether to allow farmers to enter Delhi or not. The top court stressed that it is the Delhi Police who have the authority over the issue and not the Supreme Court. A bench headed by Chief […]

Govt-Farmers Talks: Meeting Ends With No Breakthrough, Next Round Likely On Jan 15
Govt-Farmers Talks: Meeting Ends With No Breakthrough, Next Round Likely On Jan 15

New Delhi: The eighth round of talks between the protesting farmers and the government on Friday failed to break the stalemate, and the next meeting will be held on January 15. Sticking to their key demand of the repeal of three farm laws to end their protest, farmer leaders told the government their “ghar wapsi” […]

Centre's Talks With Farmers End Without Breakthrough, Dialogue May Resume On Jan 8
Centre's Talks With Farmers End Without Breakthrough, Dialogue May Resume On Jan 8

New Delhi: The crucial seventh round of talks between the government and 41 farmers representatives ended without any breakthrough and the next round of talks is expected on January 8, sources said. The meeting had started around 2.30 p.m. at Vigyan Bhavan in the presence of Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, Consumer Affairs Minister […]