Farmers Stir

As the jam ends, points to mull over

As the agitation peaked last year and farmers marched to Delhi, the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government worked overtime to woo them.

published on : 13th December 2021

Farmers' protests: Road traffic at Delhi's Tikri border opens, Singhu and Ghazipur to follow soon

According to farmer leaders, Singhu border site was cleared by over 95 per cent and a cleaning exercise was initiated by farmer groups on Sunday.

published on : 13th December 2021

Farm laws repeal: Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar urges farmers to end agitation, go home

Last week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the Centre will bring necessary bills in the winter session of Parliament beginning later this month to repeal the farm laws.

published on : 27th November 2021

Farmers' stir: Octogenarian who inspired others to stay put at Delhi's Singhu border for whole year

In the last 12 months, several of them left the protest site to be with their families or to get back to work and most of them joined the protests in alternate batches.

published on : 27th November 2021

'Centre silent over MSP guarantee', say farmer unions marking one year of protests

As the prime minister has announced readiness to repeal the laws, farmers' unions celebrated the occasion while resolving to continue the struggle till their remaining demands are accepted.

published on : 27th November 2021

The non-violent struggle is unique saga of valour: Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi on farmers' stir

The movement against three new farm laws of the Centre began with a 'Dilli Chalo' programme on November 26-27 last year.

published on : 26th November 2021

Farmers' movement will be remembered for arrogance of Centre: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi

Farmers have been protesting against three central agri laws on various borders of Delhi since November 26 last year.

published on : 26th November 2021

'Saw some really bad days': Siblings who treated injured at farmers' protest site in Delhi

Whenever the protests would take a brutal turn, the duo provided first aid to the injured and for days and nights together, the two have toiled without regret.

published on : 20th November 2021

PM Narendra Modi orders repeal of three farm laws ahead of Assembly polls in five states

PM Modi exhorted the agitating farmers to call off their protests and return to their homes, while apologizing for not being able to convince some of the farmers.

published on : 19th November 2021

US-based NGO 'Sahaita' comes to aid of 70 families of farmers who died in agri law protests

Dr Varinder Pal Singh of Atam Pargas said that a team of coordinators had committed over 60 hours of research and due diligence for each family.

published on : 24th October 2021

BKU's Rakesh Tikait contends cops are barricading roads, vows to continue agitation

Senior advocate Dushyant Dave had informed the top court that it was the police who were creating blockades and causing inconvenience to commuters.

published on : 22nd October 2021

Centre should listen to 'right thinking people' in BJP: Farmer leaders on Guv Malik's offer of mediation

Malik, who has been supporting the protesting farmers, on Sunday asserted that he is ready to mediate if the Centre agrees to give legal guarantee on minimum support price (MSP) for crops.

published on : 19th October 2021

Farmers' stir: PIL at Supreme Court seeks early hearing over removal of protesters

The body of Lakhbir Singh (35) from Punjab's Tarn Taran, was found tied to an overturned police barricade at the site where farmers are protesting three Central farm laws for over 10 months.

published on : 17th October 2021

Do not upset farmers of Punjab, a border state: NCP supremo Sharad Pawar's advise to Centre

The country has paid the price of upsetting Punjab in the past, he said, referring to former prime minister Indira Gandhi's assassination during Khalistan militancy.

published on : 16th October 2021

Supreme court last hope for city in jam

The farmers have been protesting on the borders agitating against three contentious farm laws.

published on : 4th October 2021
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