Tag: farm protests

Protesting farmers to block KMP-KGP expressway for 24 hours from Saturday morning

Intensifying their protest against the three farm laws, the farmers protesting at Delhi borders will block the key Kundali-Manesar-Palwal highway for 24 hours starting Saturday...

Agri financing picks up pace in fourth quarter as procurement begins

Agriculture financing has picked up in the ongoing fourth quarter of fiscal 2021, as large processors, exporters and traders in paddy and groundnut have started...

No democracy can guarantee investors that there will be zero protest: Rajiv Kumar

NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar says domestic and global investors do realise that protests and disruptions are part and parcel of our democracy, adding that...

Toolkit case: Delhi court sends Disha Ravi to 3-day judicial custody | India News

NEW DELHI: A Delhi court on Friday sent climate activist Disha Ravi, arrested for allegedly being involved in sharing a “toolkit” on social media related...

‘Man behind Greta Thunberg toolkit’ a self-confessed Khalistani

CHANDIGARH: Even as the Delhi police have launched a probe following the filing of an FIR in connection with a document tweeted by climate activist...

Farm laws: US calls for dialogue to resolve protests | India News

NEW DELHI: The US embassy in New Delhi on Thursday urged the Indian government to resume talks with farmers angry over agricultural reforms that sparked...

Farmers reject government offer on agri laws, want repeal | India News

NEW DELHI: Farmer unions opposed to the central farm laws on Thursday rejected the government’s proposal to put implementation of the legislations on hold and...

Congress backs farmers’ ‘Bharat Bandh’ call, will hold demonstrations across country on Dec 8 | India News

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Sunday expressed its “whole-hearted” support to the ‘Bharat Bandh‘ called on December 8 by farmer unions against the new agri-marketing...

Superspreader protest? As experts worry about Covid, farmers say new laws bigger threat to their survival | India News

NEW DELHI/SONIPAT: The shadow of the pandemic looms large and experts warn their agitation could well be a Covid-19 superspreader but farmers, some in masks...

‘Delhi Chalo’ explainer: What the farmers’ protest is all about

Thousands of farmers have reached the national capital on their tractor-trolleys and other vehicles, responding to the “Delhi Chalo” call against the agri-marketing laws enacted...

Haryana Deputy CM Dushyant Chautala terms new farms laws “progressive”

NEW DELHI: Haryana deputy chief minister and a key ally of the BJP, Dushyant Chautala, has termed the new farm legislations as “progressive” and has...