Tag: Farmer Protest

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The three farm laws which caused a huge uproar among farmers across the country will be WITHDRAWN.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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 […]

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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 […]