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

‘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 | 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

Stalemate persists as farmers reject Centre’s proposal

Unions got legal advice that Centre has no power to stay or suspend a law passed by Parliament, says AIKS In a tense start to the 11th round of talks on Friday, Central Ministers expressed their unhappiness that the unions first told the media about their decision to reject the proposal to suspend the three … Read more Stalemate persists as farmers reject Centre’s proposal

Heavy rains add to woes of farmers protesting at Delhi borders

Thousands of farmers, mostly from Punjab and Haryana, have been camping at three Delhi border points. Overnight rains in the national capital added to miseries of farmers who have been camping on the borders of Delhi for over a month in protest against new farm laws, with the continuous downpour leading to waterlogging at agitation … Read more Heavy rains add to woes of farmers protesting at Delhi borders

Morning Digest: Government, BJP firm on farm laws; Biden taps native American Deb Haaland as interior secretary, and more

On a day when the Supreme Court asked the Union government if it was possible to suspend executive action on the three farm related laws till the deadlock with agitating farmers was resolved, the BJP decided to forge ahead with its intensive outreach programme to farmers, explaining the advantages of the laws. President-elect Joe Biden selected … Read more Morning Digest: Government, BJP firm on farm laws; Biden taps native American Deb Haaland as interior secretary, and more

Farmers’ protest: Delhi Traffic Police informs commuters about closed routes

The police also advised people to take alternative routes to avoid inconvenience. Amid the continuing deadlock between farmers and the Centre over the new agri laws, the Delhi Traffic Police on Thursday took to Twitter to inform commuters about routes closed for traffic in view of thousands of protesters camping at the city’s borders. The … Read more Farmers’ protest: Delhi Traffic Police informs commuters about closed routes

Dilli Chalo | Farmer leaders insist on scrapping of farm laws, stay put at Delhi borders

The sixth round of talks between the government and farmer unions has been cancelled With the Centre-farmer talks ending in a stalemate, thousands of farmers stayed put at Delhi borders on December 9 to press for repeal of the agri marketing laws. Also read: Dilli Chalo | Centre won’t repeal farm laws, will send written … Read more Dilli Chalo | Farmer leaders insist on scrapping of farm laws, stay put at Delhi borders

Arvind Kejriwal ‘almost under house arrest’ by Delhi Police: AAP

The party said it will march to the Delhi Chief Minister’s residence in Civil Lines and get him out. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday said that the party chief and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was being kept “almost under house arrest” by the Central government’s Delhi Police. The party said that it … Read more Arvind Kejriwal ‘almost under house arrest’ by Delhi Police: AAP