Farmers Protest in India

Farmers' stir: Crowds at Delhi borders thinning, but protesters' spirits remain high

At the Singhu and Tikri borders, too, the crowds have thinned. But farmer leaders say this is just a temporarily lull and the people will return by the coming weekend.

published on : 17th February 2021

Indian High Commission in London writes open letter to UK MP regarding concerns on farmers' protest

Claudia Webbe also extended support to climate activist, Disha Ravi, who has been arrested in connection with the 'toolkit' case, related to the farmers' agitations.

published on : 16th February 2021

Agricultural reform domestic issue of India, says Leader of UK Parliament

Another Labour MP Tanmanjit Singh Dhesi also pushed for a debate over 'the largest protest on the planet', in the main Commons chamber itself.

published on : 12th February 2021

Had existing farm laws been beneficial, many farmers would not have died by suicide: BJP leader

Kamal Soi said he had difference of opinions with the agitating farmers but he went to the Singhu border in December and distributed 500 jackets and other items to them on humanitarian grounds.

published on : 6th February 2021

Natonwide 'chakka jam' begins across states; farmers in Punjab, Haryana block roads

The police have stepped up security and made all arrangements for traffic diversion, said officials, adding adequate police personnel were deployed in Punjab and Haryana.

published on : 6th February 2021

Security personnel deployed at strategic locations amid 'chakka jam' by farmers: Delhi Police

Farmers have been protesting at different borders of the national capital since November 26 last year against the three newly enacted farm laws.

published on : 6th February 2021

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar takes 'khoon ki kheti' jibe at Congress

Many opposition parties have appealed to the Centre to withdraw the three laws and not make it a prestige issue and have also termed the laws as 'kala kanoon'. 

published on : 6th February 2021

Centre may agree to opposition demand for separate discussion on agriculture laws

The Opposition has been unyielding on their demand for a separate discussion on the subject and Rajya Sabha, on the other hand, has completed the discussion on the motion of thanks.

published on : 6th February 2021

Global personalities reiterate their support to farmers despite Centre censure

The international chorus grew after pop star Rihanna tweeted an article on internet suspension at the protest sites. 

published on : 6th February 2021

FIR against farmers' family for allgedly insulting national flag

The farmer had gone to the farmers' protest site on the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border and died in an accident near there, police said.

published on : 5th February 2021

Dharmendra Pradhan tears into Congress for misleading farmers

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said those who ruled the country for decades are now questioning the government for not bringing legislation on minimum support price for foodgrains. 

published on : 5th February 2021

Stopped at Ghazipur border, Opposition MPs say farmers are 'denied basic rights'

Supriya Sule of NCP, Kanimozhi and Tiruchi Siva from the DMK, Saugata Roy from TMC were part of the delegation.

published on : 5th February 2021

Rush of western UP farmers unabated at Ghazipur border protest site

New entrants are reaching the protest site, venturing out up to where the Delhi Police has heavily barricaded the road clicking selfies and making videos to send back home.

published on : 3rd February 2021

Garrison city: Delhi police increase security at farmers' protest sites

Despite elaborate arrangements made by the police, farmers in large numbers continued to join fellow protesters at the Ghazipur site for the third day in a row.

published on : 2nd February 2021

Freelance journalist detained at Singhu border for allegedly 'misbehaving with police'

The journalist also misbehaved with police personnel and was detained, the officer said.

published on : 31st January 2021
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