Tag: farmers protest

200 farmers start ‘Kisan Sansad’ at Jantar Mantar

Amid heavy security, a group of 200 farmers protesting the Centre’s three agri laws started a ‘Kisan Sansad‘ at central Delhi’s Jantar Mantar on Thursday,...

Tomar urges farmers to take benefit of govt’s agri-reforms; launches Kisan Sarathi app

Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Friday urged farmers to take benefit of the government’s farm reforms that are not only aimed at improving their...

L-G wants to bring special public prosecutors in farmers’ stir case on behest of Delhi Police: AAP

The AAP has alleged that the lieutenant governor wants to remove public prosecutors appointed by the Arvind Kejriwal government and bring special public prosecutors on...

Leadership will have to be collective: Pawar on alliance of opposition parties

NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Friday claimed that formation of any national alliance was not the topic of discussion at the meeting of eight opposition...

Farmers protest: HC asks authorities to consider representation to remove barriers on Delhi borders

The Delhi High Court Monday asked the authorities to treat as representation a plea seeking direction to remove barricading on various routes connecting the neighbouring...

Farmers urge Bengal voters to defeat BJP: Key developments | India News

NEW DELHI: The farmers protesting against the three central farm laws on Friday appealed to the agriculturists of West Bengal, which goes to polls in...

100 days of BJP’s arrogance; black chapter in our democracy: Congress slams govt over farmers’ protest

As the farmers’ protest against the Centre’s new farm laws completed 100 days, the Congress on Saturday said the period was a “black chapter” in...

British lawmakers to debate safety of protesters and press freedom on Monday: Key developments | India News

NEW DELHI: The farmers’ protest is reverberating among the British lawmakers who are set to debate the issue of safety of protesters in the House...

Farmers to campaign against BJP in 5 poll-bound states: Key developments | India News

NEW DELHI: Farmers protesting against the three central farm laws decided on Tuesday to campaign against the BJP in the four states and one Union...

Centre’s ‘silence’ indicates steps being planned against farmers protest, claims BKU leader | India News

NEW DELHI: The Centre’s “silence” over the ongoing farmers protest seems to have left the farm leaders guessing and apprehensive about the government’s possible next...

Disha Ravi bail: What court said while granting bail to Disha Ravi | India News

NEW DELHI: A Delhi court on Tuesday granted bail to Bengaluru-based climate activist Disha Ravi in the toolkit case, saying that creation of a WhatsApp...

Toolkit case: Disha Ravi moves Delhi HC to restrain police from leaking probe material to media | India News

NEW DELHI: Climate activist Disha Ravi, arrested for alleged involvement in sharing a toolkit backing the farmers’ protest, on Thursday moved the Delhi high court...

Sedition law can’t be invoked to quieten disquiet, says Delhi court

(This story originally appeared in on Feb 17, 2021) New Delhi: The law of sedition is a powerful tool in the hands of the state...

Opposition leaders seek release; BJP heads defend Disha Ravi’s arrest

BENGALURU: DMK president MK Stalin, former Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah and other southern leaders joined Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal in voicing their protest at...

Twitter must abide by Indian laws, government says

The government has conveyed a “deep sense of disappointment” with Twitter and said the micro-blogging platform is siding not with “freedom of expression” but rather...

Had no bad intentions, went to Red Fort as everyone was going there: Deep Sidhu tells police

New Delhi: Actor-activist Deep Sidhu, who was arrested for the violence at the Red Fort on Republic Day, has told police that he had no...

farmers protest: Tikait’s popularity is soaring on the ground and on social media

New Delhi: Rakesh Tikait is the emerging new face of the farmers’ agitation. He is trying to take the agitation out of Punjab, Haryana and...

Farmer stir: Misleading narrative created by group of ex-civil servants, say retd judges, diplomats | India News

NEW DELHI: To end the farmer’s stir, the government has suggested a middle path of giving legal assurance about MSP and suspending the agri laws...

No ‘ghar wapsi’ till farmers’ demands are met: Rakesh Tikait

CHARKHI DADRI: Asserting that the agitation against the Centre’s farm laws is a people’s movement that will not fail, Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait...

No ‘ghar wapsi’ till farmers’ demands are met: Rakesh Tikait | India News

CHARKHI DADRI: Asserting that the agitation against the Centre’s farm laws is a people’s movement that will not fail, Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait...

Farmers block key highways in Punjab, Haryana, Raj during ‘chakka jam’; Scattered demonstrations in other states

New Delhi | Chandigarh: Farmers in Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan blocked highways and key roads with tractor-trolleys and sit-in demonstrations on Saturday, while scattered protests...

‘Toolkit’ case has revealed a lot, MEA responded to irresponsible remarks by some celebrities: Jaishankar

Vijaywada: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday said that there was a reason why MEA reacted to the remarks of some celebrities in relation...

Farm protest: Congressional India Caucus leadership urges India to allow peaceful demonstration | India News

WASHINGTON: The leadership of the powerful Congressional India Caucus has urged the Indian government to ensure that the norms of democracy are maintained and the...

Greta Thunberg news: Canada-based pro-Khalistani outfit blamed for organising Twitter toolkit | India News

NEW DELHI: A preliminary probe into the source of the PowerPoint toolkit that celebrity environment activist Greta Thunberg accidentally tweeted suggests that it was put...

India equipped to resolve crisis amicably: Lata Mangeshkar on global support for farmers’ protests

Mumbai: Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar on Wednesday joined Indian personalities, including cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, actors Akshay Kumar and Ajay Devgn, in expressing support for the...