Farmers stir

Farmers prepared for a long haul, will relent only when demands met: Rakesh Tikait

Tikait reiterated that the Centre must withdraw the farm laws and provide a legal guarantee on MSP.

published on : 25th March 2021

Agri laws agitation: Haryana cops book farmers for construction on road

Labourers can be seen constructing permanent structures on the roadside at various places at Singhu border. There are four double-storey houses which are being built at the border.

published on : 14th March 2021

Farmers' protest: Raised tents, jute pads to beat the heat at Ghazipur border

For protection from heat, arrangements have been made for a large tent in front of the stage, so that people can sit there and listen to the speakers.

published on : 28th February 2021

Tractor rally mishap: No gunshot wounds on deceased farmer, say Delhi, UP cops

Delhi Police has said that according to the post-mortem report the young farmer died due to a head injury as a result of the accident.

published on : 27th February 2021

In high spirits, farmers at Delhi's Singhu border unmindful of dip in protesters' footfall

Except for a brief period after the Republic Day violence, which saw attrition of protesters, the site has been active since the farmers camped here in November last year.

published on : 19th February 2021

Farmers' stir: Mini hospital comes up at Delhi's Singhu border to help elderly protesters

While the 'mini hospital' has six beds with provisions for glucose and other medical items, the 24-hours facility has a doctor and a nursing staff and also has a full-fledged chemist.

published on : 19th February 2021

Rail roko: 'Will burn crops but continue stir', says BKU leader Rakesh Tikait

While farmer leaders claimed the four-hour stir was peaceful and a big success, the railways claimed it had negligible impact.

published on : 19th February 2021

Rail roko will be peaceful, will not join politics: Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait

He also condemned the violence that happened at Red Fort on January 26 and said that Bharatiya Kisan Union has no connection with those responsible.

published on : 18th February 2021

Crowds thin at Singhu, Tikri, but farmer leaders say movement stronger than ever

Even as the "langars" and tents at Delhi's borders appear vacant, the farmer leaders insist that the crowd is merely shifting from one spot to another to mobilise more people to join the movement.

published on : 16th February 2021

Farmers' protest: Sedition law cannot be invoked to quieten disquiet, says Delhi court

The court said that the law of sedition was a powerful tool in the hands of the state to maintain peace and order in society.

published on : 16th February 2021

To drum up support for farmers' stir, peasant leaders to hold meetings in West Bengal too

Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a farmers' "mahapanchayat" at Garhi Sampla here, the peasant leaders said like many other states, they will tour West Bengal too shortly.

published on : 16th February 2021

Inflation on rise but sugarcane rates stagnant; UP govt owes Rs 12,000 crore to farmers: Rakesh Tikait

Tikait said over the years, prices of petrol and diesel, LPG cylinders, school education and fertilizers have gone up but the price of sugarcane has remained as it is.

published on : 15th February 2021

INTERVIEW| Centre's willingness to amend farm laws means they are flawed: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

The Punjab chief minister feels that anti-social elements seem to have been sponsored and instigated the violence on Republic Day.

published on : 14th February 2021

Delhi Police takes Deep Sidhu to Red Fort to recreate vandalism scene on R-Day 

Before Red Fort, the investigating team took Sidhu and Singh to the routes that they took to enter the national capital and reach the Red Fort.

published on : 13th February 2021

Trevor Noah joins list of international celebrities to shine spotlight on Indian farmers' protest

On February 2, a tweet by pop star Rihanna triggered a wave of support for the protesting farmers by a number of global personalities, activists and politicians.

published on : 11th February 2021
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