• otv

Tag: Farmers Protest

Rakesh Tikait
Bharat Bandh Will Compel Centre To Listen To Farmers: Rakesh Tikait

This is the third Bharat Bandh since the three agricultural laws were passed by Parliament.

NHRC
NHRC Issues Notice To Centre, States; Seeks Reports On Farmers Stir

Apart from issuing notices to the Centre and the states, the NHRC has asked the Institute of Economic Growth (IEG) to examine the adverse impact of the farmers stir on industrial and commercial activities/production and disruption of transport services on commercial and normal consumers

Samyukta Kisan Morcha
Farmers To Protest At Raj Bhavans On June 26 Against Farm Laws

The protest by the farmers against the new farm laws introduced by the Central government has been nearing 200 days and in order to intensify their agitation, the farmers have announced a sit-in at Raj Bhavans across the country on June 26.

Paddy procurement in Odisha
Marginal Farmers Availing MSP Post Biggest Drop In Odisha, State Tops Country

The State’s marginal farmers own nearly 74.74 per cent of landholdings but could contribute a mere around 16.4 per cent of paddy procurement in 2019-20 and only 7.3 per cent till Jan1, 2021; Medium and large farmers in State own  around 1.13 per cent farmland but contributed 16.5 per cent of total paddy

Rakesh-Tikait
Farmers Ready To Talk If Govt Invites, No Change In Demands: Rakesh Tikait

Ghaziabad: Farmers protesting the contentious new farm laws are ready to talk if the Centre invites them, BKU leader Rakesh Tikait said on Sunday, maintaining that the dialogue would resume…

Market Closure In Jharsuguda
Covid-19 Surge: Farmers, Traders Dump Vegetables On Road Protesting Market Closure In Jharsuguda

Jharsuguda: Miffed over the closure of the only wholesale vegetable market in the town, around hundred farmers and traders on Tuesday dumped their produces on the road to register their…

Farmer-Protest
SC-Appointed Committee On Three Farm Laws Submits Report

New Delhi: 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 Kisan Union and All India Kisan Coordination Committee; Dr. Parmod Kumar Joshi, Agricultural Economist, Director for […]

Bharat Bandh: Rail, Road Transport Likely To Be Affected In Parts Of Country
Bharat Bandh: Rail, Road Transport Likely To Be Affected In Parts Of Country

New Delhi: Rail and road transportation services are likely to be affected and markets may remain closed in parts of the country on Friday as farmer unions protesting against the three agri laws have called a complete ‘Bharat Bandh’, even as it will not be observed in four poll-bound states and Puducherry. According to the […]

Samyukta Kisan Morcha
Samyukta Kisan Morcha Calls For 'Bharat Bandh' On March 26

New Delhi: The Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), an umbrella body of farmer unions, on Wednesday called for a ‘Bharat Bandh’ on March 26, when their agitation against the three Central farm laws will complete four months on the borders of the national capital. As part of its next agenda and programme from March 15 to […]

UK-parliament
India Condemns One-Sided False Assertions In UK Parliamentary Debate

London: The High Commission of India in London has condemned false assertions in a “distinctly one-sided discussion” among a group of British parliamentarians on Monday on the issue of peaceful protests and press freedoms in India, amidst the ongoing farmers’ stir against three new laws on agricultural reforms. The Indian mission pointed out that foreign […]

Mandi Nightmare
No End To Farmers Plight In Odisha: Mandi Nightmare Continues

Bhubaneswar: Irked over irregularities in paddy procurement and faulty token system of the State government, hundreds of farmers from across Odisha staged protests by blocking roads in different parts of the State on Wednesday. The irate farmers of Harichandanpur under Keonjhar district staged a dharna and blocked the by-pass road by pilling up sacks of […]

Nikita, Shantanu Created 'Toolkit'; Disha Sent It To Greta Thunberg Via Telegram App: Delhi Police
Nikita, Shantanu Created 'Toolkit'; Disha Sent It To Greta Thunberg Via Telegram App: Delhi Police

New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Monday alleged that climate activist Disha Ravi along with two other suspects Nikita Jacob and Shantanu created the “toolkit” document related to the farmers’ protest and shared it on social media. The police claimed Disha, who was arrested by the force on Saturday from Bengaluru, sent the “toolkit” to […]

Delay In Paddy Procurement: Odisha Minister Pratap Jena Face Farmers' Ire In Sundargarh
Delay In Paddy Procurement: Odisha Minister Pratap Jena Face Farmers' Ire In Sundargarh

Sundargarh: State Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water Minister and BJD MLA Pratap Jena on Thursday assured the agitating farmers of Sundargarh that the concerned department will soon take steps to resolve the issues regarding the procurement of paddy crops in the district. Minister Pratap Jena was in a three-day tour to the district ahead of […]

Deep-Sidhu
Deep Sidhu Arrested In Jan 26 Red Fort Incident

New Delhi: Actor Deep Sidhu, who was wanted in connection with the Red Fort incident on Republic Day, has been arrested by the Delhi Police, officials said on Tuesday. Sidhu was absconding ever since as the police searched for him in various places in Punjab and Haryana and even declared a reward of Rs 1 […]

Mia Khalifa 'Instigates' Priyanka Chopra Jonas Over Farmers' Agitation
Mia Khalifa 'Instigates' Priyanka Chopra Jonas Over Farmers' Agitation

Mumbai: Lebanese-American former adult star Mia Khalifa on Monday commented on Priyanka Chopra Jonas’ silence over the farmers’ agitation in India, even as the protest continue to grab international spotlight. “Is Mrs. Jonas going to chime in at any point? I’m just curious. This is very much giving me shakira during the Beirut devastation vibes. […]

3 More Held In Connection With Red Fort Violence On R-Day
3 More Held In Connection With Red Fort Violence On R-Day

New Delhi: The Delhi Police has arrested three more people in connection with the Red Fort incident on Republic Day, taking the total number of those in its custody for the violence that took place across the national capital during the farmers’ tractor parade to 126, officials said on Saturday. The three have been identified […]

'Chakka Jam': Farmers Block Roads In Punjab, Haryana
'Chakka Jam': Farmers Block Roads In Punjab, Haryana

Chandigarh: Farmers on Saturday parked their tractor-trailers in middle of roads and raised slogans against the Centre during a three-hour-long “chakka jam” agitation in Punjab and Haryana. Women took part in the stir in sizeable number at several places. The call for the nationwide “chakka jam” was given by the farmer unions protesting the Centre’s […]

FIR Against Tool Kit Authors, No One Named Yet: Delhi Police
FIR Against Tool Kit Authors, No One Named Yet: Delhi Police

New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Thursday registered an FIR with its Cyber Cell to investigate an “international conspiracy” to defame the country, in garb of support of the farmers’ protest. Special Commissioner of Police Praveer Ranjan said that the FIR has been registered for “criminal conspiracy” and an attempt to “promote enmity between groups” […]

Kangana Ranaut Roasts Taapsee Pannu; Calls B-Grade Person', 'Dumbo'
Kangana Ranaut Roasts Taapsee Pannu; Calls B-Grade Person', 'Dumbo'

Mumbai: The cold war between Bollywood actresses Kangana Ranaut and Taapsee Pannu came to the forefront again on Thursday, with the two of them taking jibes at each other on social media. It all began with Taapsee taking a jibe at Kangana without mentioning her name. Taapsee posted a tweet saying we should not become […]

Foreign-Celebrities
Govt Calls Out Foreign Celebrities Attacking India Over Farmers' Protest

New Delhi/Washington: In a clear attempt to polarise India, US Vice President Kamala Harris’ niece Meena Harris and some international celebrities with hardly any expertise on Indian affairs, on Wednesday extended their support to the Indian protesters agitating against the new farm laws. The government in a strong reaction described them as part of “vested […]

Twitter Blocks Several Tweets/Accounts For Provocative Posts Linked To Farmers' Protest
Twitter Blocks Several Tweets/Accounts For Provocative Posts Linked To Farmers' Protest

New Delhi: Twitter has blocked several accounts and tweets after the government asked the microblogging platform to take action against 250 handles and posts for containing ‘false and provocative content’ related to the ongoing farmers’ agitation, according to sources. These include accounts of Kisan Ekta Morcha and BKU Ekta Urgahan that have thousands of followers […]

Farmers' Protest: Fresh Clash At Singhu Border Turns Site Impregnable Fortress
Farmers' Protest: Fresh Clash At Singhu Border Turns Site Impregnable Fortress

New Delhi: The Singhu border in Delhi, one of the major sites of the ongoing farmers’ agitation, resembled an impregnable fortress on Sunday with a massive presence of security personnel. The heavy security deployment has come in the backdrop of violent clashes between locals and protesting farmers on Friday in which several people, including a […]

Farmer Leaders Observe Fast; Stir Regains Momentum As Tikait Succeeds In Mobilising Support From Western UP
Farmer Leaders Observe Fast; Stir Regains Momentum As Tikait Succeeds In Mobilising Support From Western UP

Ghaziabad/New Delhi: Agitating farmer leaders held a day-long fast at various protest sites on Delhi’s borders on Mahatma Gandhi’s death anniversary on Saturday as the stir against the agri laws appeared to regain momentum after rallying support from the agricultural community of the crucial western Uttar Pradesh region. More farmers gathered at Ghazipur, on the […]

Govt Offer On Farm Laws Made To Protesting Farmers Still Stands: PM Modi In All-Party Meeting
Govt Offer On Farm Laws Made To Protesting Farmers Still Stands: PM Modi In All-Party Meeting

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday told floor leaders of various political parties that his government’s offer on agri laws made to protesting farmers “still stands” and it was a “phone call away” for talks, days after violence broke out in parts of the national capital on Republic Day. Addressing these leaders at […]

Farm Laws: 16 Opposition Parties To Boycott President's Address
Farm Laws: 16 Opposition Parties To Boycott President's Address

New Delhi: Sixteen political parties have decided to boycott President Ram Nath Kovind’s address to a joint session of Parliament on January 29 on the issue of farm laws. Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad on Thursday said, “The only issue of the boycott is farm laws and 16 parties have decided to jointly boycott […]