Farm laws are death warrants for farmers, says Arvind Kejriwal

The national Convenor of AAP said the BJP had left the Colonial government behind in tormenting the farmers. Describing the contentious farm laws as “death warrants” for farmers, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal made Aam Admi Party’s political ambition to cross over Yamuna into Uttar Pradesh clear at a kisan panchayat in Meerut on Sunday. … Read more Farm laws are death warrants for farmers, says Arvind Kejriwal

Farmers’ protest | Agitating farmer unions object to Delhi Police posters at Tikri protest site

Thousands of farmers have been camping at three Delhi border points — Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur — for nearly 90 days Agitating farmer union on February 23 objected to Delhi Police putting posters that allegedly warned off protesters at the Tikri border site, even as the force claimed these were not new and only informed … Read more Farmers’ protest | Agitating farmer unions object to Delhi Police posters at Tikri protest site

Farmers announce series of events to further escalate protest

Protesting farmers Sunday announced a series of events from February 23-27 to further intensify their agitation against the three new agricultural laws as they accused the government of adopting “repressive” measures against them. They also said they will soon devise a strategy to keep the protest going for long. The Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), which … Read more Farmers announce series of events to further escalate protest

R-Day violence was not due to intelligence failure, says Delhi Police chief

Delhi Police Commissioner S N Shrivastava on Friday said the violence that broke out on Republic day was not due to intelligence failure and alleged that the farmers protesting the three agri laws had betrayed their trust by not following pre-decided routes during the tractor parade. He said there were apprehensions which is why barricades … Read more R-Day violence was not due to intelligence failure, says Delhi Police chief

‘Rail Roko’ protest: Delhi Police steps up security near tracks

According to a senior police officer, additional staff has been deployed at several points near railway tracks and patrolling has also been increased The Delhi Police on February 18 tightened security in several parts of the national capital, especially near railway tracks, in view of the “rail roko” (rail blockade) called by the farmer groups … Read more ‘Rail Roko’ protest: Delhi Police steps up security near tracks

Farmers’ protest limited to certain area: Agri minister Tomar

Gwalior: Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Sunday said the ongoing farmers’ protest against the Centre’s three new farm laws is limited to a certain area, and expressed hope to break the deadlock over the issue soon. Talking to reporters in Madhya Pradesh‘s Gwalior city, Tomar also accused the opposition Congress of playing politics … Read more Farmers’ protest limited to certain area: Agri minister Tomar

‘Farm Laws Fine, Protests are Wrong’: Agriculture Minister Tells Rajya Sabha Farmers Are Being Provoked

Narendra Singh Tomar in Rajya Sabha Narendra Singh Tomar said the government is committed to welfare of farmers and to the continuation of the mandi system of procurement of crops on minimum support price (MSP) based mechanism. News18.com Last Updated: February 05, 2021, 15:44 IST FOLLOW US ON: Putting up a strong defence of the … Read more ‘Farm Laws Fine, Protests are Wrong’: Agriculture Minister Tells Rajya Sabha Farmers Are Being Provoked

Farmers’ protest | Iron nails fixed on roads at Ghazipur border being ‘repositioned’: Delhi Police

Iron nails studded on roads at Ghazipur border to restrict the movement of farmers agitating against the new agri laws are being “repositioned”, a senior police officer said on February 4. Also read: Farmers’ protest | No formal talks with govt until harassment stops, detained freed: Samyukt Kisan Morcha The statement comes after videos and … Read more Farmers’ protest | Iron nails fixed on roads at Ghazipur border being ‘repositioned’: Delhi Police

Agriculture Minister not giving correct facts on farm bills, Sharad Pawar counters Tomar

Under the new ecosystem, the minister said, the mandis are not affected. NCP president Sharad Pawar said on Sunday that Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar is not bringing out “correct facts” on the three farm bills. His reaction came after Mr. Tomar expressed dismay over Mr. Pawar’s tweets criticising the farm laws, saying they were … Read more Agriculture Minister not giving correct facts on farm bills, Sharad Pawar counters Tomar

Delhi Police summons 6 farmer leaders in Republic Day violence case, rioters charged under UAPA

NEW DELHI: The Special Cell of Delhi Police, which is probing the ‘conspiracy and criminal designs’ behind the Republic Day violence in the national capital, has summoned six farmer leaders, including BKU spokesperson Rakesh Tikait and Boota Singh Burjgil, to the Crime Branch office on January 29 for questioning. The Crime Branch will probe cases … Read more Delhi Police summons 6 farmer leaders in Republic Day violence case, rioters charged under UAPA