PM Narendra Modi underlines support for farmers, says NDA aims to ensure their dignity

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday sought to underline his government’s commitment to the farmers, saying it has strived to ensure their prosperity and dignity without any dependence on middlemen. In a statement that comes amid the sustained protests by farmers outside Delhi for nearly four months opposing the new Central farm laws, he said … Read more PM Narendra Modi underlines support for farmers, says NDA aims to ensure their dignity

Toolkit case: Activist Disha Ravi released from Tihar jail

Climate activist Disha Ravi, who was arrested in connection with the toolkit case, was released from Tihar jail on Tuesday night after a city court granted her bail. “Disha was released after jail authorities completed all formalities regarding her release,” official said. Earlier in the day, a city court granted bail to 22-year-old Ravi, terming … Read more Toolkit case: Activist Disha Ravi released from Tihar jail

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

‘Toolkit’ case: Delhi court grants bail to Disha Ravi

Ms. Ravi, in her defence before the court, said she had just edited two lines in the toolkit and that she was in support of the farmers A Delhi Court on Tuesday granted bail to climate change activist Disha Ravi, arrested for allegedly being involved in sharing a ‘toolkit’ on social media in connection with … Read more ‘Toolkit’ case: Delhi court grants bail to Disha Ravi

Republic Day violence: Delhi Police arrests one more accused Jaspreet Singh

New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Monday (February 22, 2021) arrested Jaspreet Singh, who has been accused of being part of the violence on Republic Day in the national capital.  Jaspreet Singh, 29, a resident of Delhi, was reportedly seen climbing one of the tombs located at both sides of the rampart at Red Fort … Read more Republic Day violence: Delhi Police arrests one more accused Jaspreet Singh

No evidence linking ‘toolkit’ to Red Fort violence during farmers’ march on Republic Day: Disha Ravi’s counsel tells court

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Saturday (February 20, 2021) heard activist Disha Ravi’s bail plea in the ‘toolkit’ case where 22-year old’s counsel told the court that there is no evidence that links the document to the violence during the farmers’ march on January 26 in the national capital. “We all have different opinions. … Read more No evidence linking ‘toolkit’ to Red Fort violence during farmers’ march on Republic Day: Disha Ravi’s counsel tells court

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

Farmer unions appeal for peaceful ‘rail roko’ protest on Thursday: Key developments | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) on Wednesday appealed to all those who are against the centre’s three farm laws to protest in a peaceful manner during the ‘rail roko agitation’ on Thursday. It has also accused the centre of attempting to counter and destroy the ongoing farmers’ agitation. Besides, the Bharatiya Kisan Union … Read more Farmer unions appeal for peaceful ‘rail roko’ protest on Thursday: Key developments | India News – Times of India

What’s a toolkit? Why is everyone talking about Greta Thunberg’s toolkit on farmers’ protest?

New Delhi: Activist Disha Ravi was recently arrested by the Delhi Police for a ‘toolkit document’ that she shared with Swedish activist Greta Thunberg. The toolkit was first highlighted after Thunberg tweeted a link to it but soon after deleted the post.  ‘Toolkit‘ is a term activists use for a campaign information document. It is … Read more What’s a toolkit? Why is everyone talking about Greta Thunberg’s toolkit on farmers’ protest?