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

Sisodia alleges BJP doctored video of CM Kejriwal showing support to farm laws

‘They are using Mr. Kejriwal’s name so that his voice may lend some credibility to the laws,’ says Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi Manish Sisodia on Sunday said that the BJP was spreading an edited, doctored version of an interview of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on social media in which he … Read more Sisodia alleges BJP doctored video of CM Kejriwal showing support to farm laws

Tension at Singhu border as locals stage demo against farmers’ protest

New Delhi A confrontation-like situation arose at the Singhu border on Thursday when a group of people claiming to be local residents staged a demonstration against the farmers’ agitation, demanding that the inter-State highway be cleared. As the agitation was nearing the two-month mark, heavy security was deployed and all entry points to the protest … Read more Tension at Singhu border as locals stage demo against farmers’ protest

Punjab farmers all set to start tractor marches to Delhi

Ahead of a proposed ‘tractor parade’ in Delhi on Republic day, several batches of Punjab farmers are all set to start tractor marches on January 20 from various parts of the State to Delhi to participate in the ongoing agitation against the Centre’s three farm laws. Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee (KMSC), a prominent outfit at … Read more Punjab farmers all set to start tractor marches to Delhi

Protesters ransack venue of Haryana CM’s meeting on agriculture laws

Manohar Lal was scheduled to address a ‘kisan mahapanchayat’ for highlighting advantages of the new farm laws. Scores of people, most of them farmers protesting against the Centre’s farm laws, on Sunday ransacked a venue at Kaimla village in Haryana’s Karnal where Chief Minister Manohar Lal was scheduled to address a farmers’ gathering (“kisan mahapanchayat”). … Read more Protesters ransack venue of Haryana CM’s meeting on agriculture laws

Farmers’ protest: Several Delhi border points remain closed

Security remained tight at the Delhi borders. Thousands of farmers stayed put at their protest venues near Delhi’s border on Thursday as their talks with the government remained deadlocked over the main contentious issues of the repeal of three farm laws and a legal guarantee for MSP. The government and farm unions had reached some … Read more Farmers’ protest: Several Delhi border points remain closed

Farmers’ protest | Turbans to tents, help pours in from villages

As the farmers’ agitation against the three controversial agriculture laws gains momentum, reinforcements such as blankets, tents and medicines are being sent to the Singhu border from the villages of Punjab and Haryana. One of the latest additions at the border is a kiosk to distribute free turbans. Close to where a stage has been … Read more Farmers’ protest | Turbans to tents, help pours in from villages

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