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

R-Day violence: Deceased farmer’s grandfather moves HC for SIT probe

Petition states the circumstances in which Navreet Singh lost his life are ‘highly suspicious’ The grandfather of a 25-year-old farmer, who died during the tractor rally on Republic Day, moved the Delhi High Court on Wednesday seeking a court-monitored Special Investigating Team (SIT) probe into the incident. The plea, which is listed for hearing before … Read more R-Day violence: Deceased farmer’s grandfather moves HC for SIT probe

Had no bad intentions, went to Red Fort as everyone was going there: Deep Sidhu tells police

New Delhi: Actor-activist Deep Sidhu, who was arrested for the violence at the Red Fort on Republic Day, has told police that he had no “bad intentions” and went to the historic monument as everybody was going there, officials said on Wednesday. The Delhi Police‘s Crime Branch questioned Sidhu on Wednesday about his whereabouts and … Read more Had no bad intentions, went to Red Fort as everyone was going there: Deep Sidhu tells police

Deep Sidhu arrested in Red Fort incident

He was arrested by a team of Delhi Police’s Special Cell. Actor Deep Sidhu, who was wanted in connection with the Red Fort incident on Republic Day, has been arrested by the Delhi Police, officials said on Tuesday. The arrest has been made by a team of Delhi Police’s Special Cell, said Sanjeev Kumar Yadav, … Read more Deep Sidhu arrested in Red Fort incident

View: Not resistance to farm reforms but administering them is GoI’s bigger worry

The outrage over the ‘external’ aspect of the farmers’ protest has drawn new political battle lines in an already agitated environment, pitting Indian ‘nationalists’ against global ‘liberals’. So, how did we get here? And, more pertinently, where do we go from here? The answer has two sides to it — political and governance. First, the … Read more View: Not resistance to farm reforms but administering them is GoI’s bigger worry

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

Republic Day incidents: Delhi HC dismisses plea seeking release of all ‘illegally arrested and detained’

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed a public interest litigation (PIL) petition seeking the immediate release of all persons, not only farmers, “illegally arrested and detained” on or after January 26 from Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur areas by the Delhi police. A Bench of Chief Justice D.N. Patel and Justice Jyoti Singh declined to … Read more Republic Day incidents: Delhi HC dismisses plea seeking release of all ‘illegally arrested and detained’

Republic Day Violence to India’s Win Down Under: Key Highlights from PM’s First ‘Mann Ki Baat’ in 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation through the 73rd episode of his radio programme ‘Mann ki Baat‘ on Sunday morning. The first one for this year, Modi spoke on a bouquet of subjects such as the vaccination drive, violence that erupted on 26 January in the national capital between protesting farmers and the Delhi … Read more Republic Day Violence to India’s Win Down Under: Key Highlights from PM’s First ‘Mann Ki Baat’ in 2021

38 cases, more than 80 arrests so far over tractor parade violence: Officials

New Delhi: The Delhi Police has so far registered 38 cases and arrested 84 people in connection with the violence during a tractor parade by farmers here on Republic Day, officials said on Saturday. The tractor march by farmers protesting against the three recent agriculture laws had turned violent, leading to chaotic scenes on the … Read more 38 cases, more than 80 arrests so far over tractor parade violence: Officials