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

NITI Aayog meeting | Ease path for businesses, says Modi

Talent is Indian but product is not, PM says on Google; calls for further strengthening of start-ups, MSMEs. States need to work towards reducing compliance burden for citizens to ensure ease of living and promote ease of doing business, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday, while stressing on the importance of better coordination between … Read more NITI Aayog meeting | Ease path for businesses, says Modi

‘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

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

True test of ‘nationalism’ today: Congress ahead of government-farmers talk

The government will hold the seventh round of talks with the agitating farmers and their leaders at Vigyan Bhawan later in the day. Ahead of the next round of talks between the Centre and the agitating farmers, the Congress on Monday said it would be a “true test of nationalism” and warned no government can … Read more True test of ‘nationalism’ today: Congress ahead of government-farmers talk

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

‘What Magic is This Rahul Ji?’ Nadda Tweets Old Video of Cong Leader’s LS Speech Batting for Farm Reforms

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi during a protest against farm laws. BJP president JP Nadda on Sunday shared an old video of Rahul Gandhi’s speech in Lok Sabha in which the Congress leader is seen advocating the need for farmers to get rid of middlemen and sell their produce directly to industry. PTI New Delhi Last … Read more ‘What Magic is This Rahul Ji?’ Nadda Tweets Old Video of Cong Leader’s LS Speech Batting for Farm Reforms

PM’s charge a travesty of truth: Opposition

Parties seek to put some distance between themselves and farmers’ protests, claiming that protesters have come together on their own. Opposition parties have said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s allegations against them of “spreading lies” on the farm laws is a “travesty of truth”. They also sought to put some distance between themselves and the … Read more PM’s charge a travesty of truth: Opposition