Police supposed to collect evidence for true picture, says court on Deep Sidhu’s plea for fair probe | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Police is not supposed to collect evidence only to prove the guilt of the accused but also to bring forth a true picture, a Delhi court said on Friday while directing a probe on the plea by actor-activist Deep Sidhu who claimed he was not an “instigator” of the Red Fort violence on … Read more Police supposed to collect evidence for true picture, says court on Deep Sidhu’s plea for fair probe | India News – Times of India

Tamil Nadu and West Bengal Rush to Announce Welfare Schemes Before EC Declares Poll Dates

Tamil Nadu CM E Palaniswami on Friday announced a gold loan waiver, hours before the Election Commission is scheduled to announce the data for assembly polls in the state, which will bring a model code of conduct into place. The state government announced that gold loans against upto six sovereigns by cooperative banks to farmers … Read more Tamil Nadu and West Bengal Rush to Announce Welfare Schemes Before EC Declares Poll Dates

Hi-tech farming takes root in Kerala

“It has been a long wait and I am happy now,” says Aneesh N Raj, excited about the arrival of seeds of butter lettuce and bok choy from Holland. The 36-year-old, winner of the Kerala State award for the best hi-tech farmer of 2017-18, has four polyhouses, and aquaponics and hydroponics farms on 50 cents … Read more Hi-tech farming takes root in Kerala

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

Hi-tech farming takes root in Kerala

“It has been a long wait and I am happy now,” says Aneesh N Raj, excited about the arrival of seeds of butter lettuce and bok choy from Holland. The 36-year-old, winner of the Kerala State award for the best hi-tech farmer of 2017-18, has four polyhouses, and aquaponics and hydroponics farms on 50 cents … Read more Hi-tech farming takes root in Kerala

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

Crowd Gathering Doesn’t Lead to Revocation of Laws, Says Narendra Singh Tomar

File photo of Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar. He urged the agitating farm unions to tell the government which provisions in these new laws they find anti- farmers. PTI Gwalior Last Updated: February 21, 2021, 23:39 IST FOLLOW US ON: Union minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Sunday reiterated that the Centre was ready to … Read more Crowd Gathering Doesn’t Lead to Revocation of Laws, Says Narendra Singh Tomar

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

Opposition spreading false propaganda about farm laws: FM Sitharaman | India News – Times of India

CHENNAI: Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday accused the opposition parties of spreading false propaganda about the contentious farm laws and said they were protesting only to benefit middlemen. Addressing the traders’ cell of Tamil Nadu BJP here, she also said those who were causing hindrance to the progress of the growth of Tamil … Read more Opposition spreading false propaganda about farm laws: FM Sitharaman | India News – Times of India

‘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