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

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

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

Dilli Chalo | Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal reaches Singhu border to review arrangements for farmers’ protest

Arvind Kejriwal’s visit was ostensibly to take stock of the arrangements made by the Delhi government for agitating farmers: sources Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday morning reached the Singhu border nestled between the Capital and Haryana with members of his Cabinet. Also read: Dilli Chalo | Support widens for Bharat Bandh call He … Read more Dilli Chalo | Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal reaches Singhu border to review arrangements for farmers’ protest

Farm laws | Hundreds of farmers set out for Delhi from Ambala

Hundreds of farmers led by the Bharatiya Kisan Union (Charuni) leaders set out for Delhi from Ambala with tractors and trolleys breaking through two barriers on the National Highway-44 on Wednesday, in response to a call for “Dilli Chalo” from several farmers’ groups for November 26-27 in protest against the three controversial farm legislations. The … Read more Farm laws | Hundreds of farmers set out for Delhi from Ambala

Punjab farm protests: Railways incur loss to the tune of ₹1,200 crore

“Running trains with protestors sitting on the tracks or close to it is a dangerous situation. Trains drivers find it extremely hazardous to run in such situations,” a Railways statement said The loss suffered by the Railways due to the agitation in Punjab over the Cenral farm reform laws has already crossed an estimated ₹1,200 … Read more Punjab farm protests: Railways incur loss to the tune of ₹1,200 crore

Centre Accountable to People, Shocking it Said No Data Was Available: Mamata Banerjee

TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee. The Union government, during the monsoon session of Parliament, said that it had no data regarding the number of migrants who died during migration to their native places due to the lockdown. PTI Last Updated: September 28, 2020, 3:31 PM IST FOLLOW US ON: … Read more Centre Accountable to People, Shocking it Said No Data Was Available: Mamata Banerjee