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

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar meets PM Modi, says three farm laws are in interest of farmers | India News – Times of India

PATNA: Bihar CM and senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar on Thursday spoke in support of the three contentious farm laws, saying ‘whatever legislations have been framed it all in the interest of the farmers.’ Talking to media persons after meeting the PM Narendra Modi at the Parliament House in Delhi, Nitish also said that the … Read more Bihar CM Nitish Kumar meets PM Modi, says three farm laws are in interest of farmers | India News – Times of India

Farmers improve facilities, infrastructure to prepare for prolonged protest at Singhu border

The leaders of the Samyukta Kisan Morcha have reiterated to continue the agitation till the Modi government scraps the farm laws and extends a legal guarantee of the MSP for crops. With a resolution of the stalemate over the new farm legislation seeming unlikely anytime soon, the agitating farmers at the Singhu border have started … Read more Farmers improve facilities, infrastructure to prepare for prolonged protest at Singhu border

Agitating farmers not aiming change in power at Centre but solution to their issues: Rakesh Tikait | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: BKU leader Rakesh Tikait on Wednesday asserted that the agitating farmers were not aiming at any change in power at the Centre but a solution to their problems as he said many of their leaders will tour different parts of the country to spread the movement. Addressing the protesting farmers at Singhu border, … Read more Agitating farmers not aiming change in power at Centre but solution to their issues: Rakesh Tikait | India News – Times of India

Farmers’ agitation sacred but when ‘andolanjivis’ hijack it…what purpose does it serve, asks PM Narendra Modi

The government and Parliament have great respect for farmers who are voicing their views on the three farm bills, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday and asserted that he holds their agitation “sacred” while making a fresh appeal to agitating farmers to resume talks with the Centre. READ | PM Modi invites protesting farmers for … Read more Farmers’ agitation sacred but when ‘andolanjivis’ hijack it…what purpose does it serve, asks PM Narendra Modi

MSP hasn’t stopped after three farm laws enacted, you can’t deny truth: PM Narendra Modi in Lok Sabha

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday stated that there is respect for the farmers who are voicing their views on the agriculture bills. Replying in Lok Sabha to the Motion of Thanks on the President’s address, PM Modi said that this is the reason why senior ministers of the government “are constantly talking to them”. … Read more MSP hasn’t stopped after three farm laws enacted, you can’t deny truth: PM Narendra Modi in Lok Sabha

View: Why Greta Thunberg’s activism against India is misguided

First things first. Democratic governments shouldn’t tell people what to think or say. Anybody can say anything, provided they don’t incite violence. Anybody can air an opinion, provided they respect others’ views. Anybody can back a protest, provided they know the issues involved. Eighteen-year-old Greta Thunberg knows her stuff as an environmental activist. Recall her … Read more View: Why Greta Thunberg’s activism against India is misguided

Won’t allow business over hunger; need law on MSP: Rakesh Tikait

GHAZIABAD: Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait said business over hunger will not be allowed in the country and once again demanded a law on minimum support price (MSP) for crops along with the repeal of new contentious agri-marketing laws. The Bharatiya Kisan Union spokesperson’s comments came soon after Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s address in the Rajya … Read more Won’t allow business over hunger; need law on MSP: Rakesh Tikait

Agitation against new farm laws draws mixed response in Uttar Pradesh

BIJNOR: The farmers’ agitation against the new central farm laws is drawing a mixed response in Uttar Pradesh, depending on the caste mix of the area. While Jat-dominated villages are supporting the protest, not much action is visible on the ground in the rest of the villages. Local BJP leaders have fanned out across villages … Read more Agitation against new farm laws draws mixed response in Uttar Pradesh