Farmers Protest

Red Fort violence: Court reserves order on actor-activist Deep Sidhu's bail plea

Deep Sidhu's counsel told the court that mere presence did not make him part of unlawful assembly and that he was an honest citizen who was part of a protest.

published on : 12th April 2021

'Farmers ready to talk if government invites, no change in demands': Rakesh Tikait

He said for the talks to resume, the government should invite the Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), an umbrella body representing the protestors who are camping at the three border points of Delhi.

published on : 12th April 2021

Tomar appeals to farmers to call off protest as COVID cases surge, says government ready for talks

Thousands of farmers have been protesting against the three new agri-marketing laws for nearly five months now, braving the raging pandemic.

published on : 11th April 2021

Farmers block expressway near Ghaziabad's Dasna in protest against Centre's farm laws

The call for a 24-hour blockade was given by the Samyukta Kisan Morcha, an umbrella body of farmer unions spearheading the agitation.

published on : 11th April 2021

Protesting farmers block Kundli Manesar Palwal expressway in Haryana

Intensifying their protest against the three farm laws, farmers blocked the KMP expressway at some places in Haryana.

published on : 10th April 2021

Centre vs Delhi: Minister Gopal Rai inspects mandi, says FCI harassing farmers

Rai says no counter set up for wheat procurement by FCI, farmers unable to sell produce

published on : 10th April 2021

Farmers to block KMP e-way for 24 hours from Saturday morning

These include marking significant historical occasions like the anniversary of Jallianwala Bagh massacre on April 13, and the Ambedkar Jayanti April 14.

published on : 10th April 2021

Not even fear of Covid-19 can disrupt protests, say farmers protesting against new agriculture laws

Over the past four months, the farmers have managed to keep their agitation going, withstanding extreme cold, rains, and heat.

published on : 9th April 2021

Agri laws: Haryana police asks travellers to avoid KMPE on April 10 to avoid blockade by farmers

While giving the blockade call earlier this month, the Samyukta Kisan Morcha had also said farmers will also march to Parliament in May.

published on : 9th April 2021

My concern is to protect farmers from COVID-19 at Haryana border: Anil Vij

Vij also said soon he will write a letter to the Agriculture Minister for restarting the conversation between the farmers and the government.

published on : 9th April 2021

'Modi government shouldn't treat farmers' stir like Shaheen Bagh protest': Tikait

The Bharatiya Kishan Union leader also said the protesting farmers will follow all COVID-19 protocols and if need be, continue their agitation till 2023.

published on : 8th April 2021

Foundation laid for 'memorial' to farmers who died during course of protest against agri laws

Soil collected from the martyrs of the freedom movement has also been brought to the protest site, where the foundation for the memorial was laid.

published on : 7th April 2021

COVID-19: 80% patients in Punjab got UK variant, Harshvardhan says farmers' protest causing surge

Genomic sequencing is an advanced test that determines the precise genetic information a virus carries as viruses mutate as they multiply and spread.

published on : 6th April 2021

Farmers stage protest outside Food Corporation of India godowns against new agriculture laws

The Samyukta Kisan Morcha, an umbrella body of over 40 farmer unions, said protests were held in different parts of the country.

published on : 6th April 2021

Farmers’ wrath halts BJP poll bandwagon in Punjab and Haryana

On Sunday, Union minister Som Parkash had to face the ire of farmers as they tried to stop his vehicle near the BJP district office in Hoshiarpur where he had gone for a meeting with party workers.

published on : 6th April 2021
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