Farmers Protests

BJP weakening all political parties using 'money power': Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait

"The entire opposition should come out onto the streets. Or else, in the coming days, all movements and political parties will be banned and closed down," Tikait said.

published on : 30th September 2022

Centre asked to fully block multiple accounts during farmers' protests: Twitter to Karnataka HC

Twitter's counsel said the order by the Union government is a violation of the Supreme Court order which held that criticism can be made within the boundaries of the law.

published on : 26th September 2022

Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait detained by Delhi police on way to Jantar Mantar protest

The Delhi Police working at the behest of the government cannot suppress the voice of the farmers, Tikait, the national spokesperson for the Bharatiya Kisan Union tweeted.

published on : 21st August 2022

Farmers lift blockade from one side of Jalandhar-Ludhiana stretch in Punjab's Phagwara

The decision came after Punjab Agriculture Minister Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal said his government has withdrawn the letter of open auction of the Phagwara sugar mill property.

published on : 13th August 2022

Sugarcane dues: Farmers block second side of national highway in Punjab's Phagwara

Roads leading to Hoshiarpur, Nawanshahr and Nakodar were also blocked by parking tractors, leading to traffic snarls.

published on : 12th August 2022

Punjab farmers squat on rail tracks as part of SKM's protest against Centre over MSP, Lakhimpur violence

Bhartiya Kisan Union (Lakhowal) general secretary Harinder Singh Lakhowal said trains will be stopped from 11 am till 3 pm in Punjab.

published on : 31st July 2022

Punjab farmers end protest after AAP government accepts several demands

The development came after representatives of more than 20 farmer bodies held a marathon meeting with Mann at Punjab Bhawan here.

published on : 18th May 2022

Punjab farmers sit on protest near Chandigarh-Mohali border, CM terms it 'unwarranted'

A farmer leader said they do not want any confrontation with the state government, but they will have to break the barriers and move towards Chandigarh if their issues were not resolved.

published on : 17th May 2022

Delhi government gives nod to withdraw 17 cases filed during anti-farm law protests

He said that the file related to the cases was sent by Lt Governor Anil Baijal's Office to Delhi Home Minister Satyendar Jain on January 31.

published on : 1st March 2022

SKM raises objections to govt's proposal to end protest, decision on Wednesday

"The final decision will be taken at tomorrow's meeting after they get a reply from the government," the SKM said.  

published on : 7th December 2021

Modi government owes a lot more to farmers than half-baked apology: Congress

Every member of the Narendra Modi government must offer an 'unreserved apology' to the farmers, to the people and to the nation, the opposition party said in a series of tweets.

published on : 22nd November 2021

Singhu border killing: NCM gives Khattar govt 15 days to file detailed report

The National Commission for Minorities on Monday sought a detailed report from the Haryana government on the killing of Lakhbir Singh at the Singhu border.

published on : 19th October 2021

Hike in sugarcane FRP inadequate compared to rise in petrol, diesel prices: BKU chief Naresh Tikait

He demanded that the hike in the fair and remunerative price of sugarcane should be on par with the rise in prices of petrol, diesel and other items.

published on : 26th August 2021

Farmers hold protests in Haryana targeting events of BJP leaders

Those protesters who were carrying black flags and raising slogans against the BJP-led government were not allowed to reach the venue in the first place.

published on : 11th July 2021

Union minister RL Kataria skips Ambala event following protest by farmers

However, the minister of state for jal shakti and social justice and empowerment attended two other public programmes where a large number of police force was deployed.

published on : 25th February 2021

Centre should not make repealing farm laws a prestige issue: Amarinder

He reiterated his stand that the central government should not stand on prestige on the issue and should be willing to revoke the legislations to find an effective, long-term solution to the problem.

published on : 21st February 2021

UP MLA faces boycott in his constituency villages for 'disrespecting' farmers

Banners declaring opposition to the BJP MLA have come up in Banthla, Behta and Afzalpur Nistoli villages, where locals and panchayats have made the boycott announcements in the last few days.

published on : 3rd February 2021

Barricades, internet suspension can’t dampen spirits, say farmers ahead of Saturday's 'chakka jam'

The police have erected concrete barricades, spread concertina wire and hammered long metal spikes at Singhu and other key protests sites at the borders.

published on : 3rd February 2021

Government-farmers talks hit roadblock; Unions threaten to intensify agitation

The eleventh round of talks between protesting farmer unions and three central ministers began at around 1 pm, but not much headway was visible in the first few hours of the meeting.

published on : 22nd January 2021

Farmers' stir: Doing most of cleaning at Singhu border, claim protesting farmers

The mobile toilets provided by the Delhi government are visibly not enough for all farmers at the site, leaving them with no option but to urinate in the open.

published on : 11th December 2020