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Wednesday, February 24, 2021

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Explained: How Haryana farmers have tweaked protest strategy to stay put at Delhi borders for months

February 24, 2021 8:07 pm

Haryana farmers' protest: The Indian Express looks at the preparations being made at ground level amid ongoing standoff between the government and farm unions.

After farmer-son suicide, Punjab to probe reason for delay in extending debt waiver

February 24, 2021 9:37 am

On Friday night, farmers Jagtar Singh Bajwa (70), and his son, Kirpal Singh Bajwa (40), had died by suicide.

Explained: How Haryana's untiring support has given tenacity to farmers' stir

February 24, 2021 9:43 am

Haryana has now taken centre stage in the farmers' protest with massive Kisan Mahapanchayats during the past two weeks. A look at the reasons behind the key role of Haryana farmers in the ongoing ]agitation

BJP leader suggests: 'Hand over farm laws to farmers, ask them to come up with their version'

February 17, 2021 8:21 am

Birender Singh’s son, Brijendra Singh, is a BJP MP from Hisar. Earlier too, the former minister had joined dharnas in support of the agitator farmers.

Farmers' Protest HIGHLIGHTS: India shocked by insult on tricolour, says PM Modi on R-Day violence

February 03, 2021 12:59 pm

Farmers' Protest HIGHLIGHTS: As the number of protestors swell, the government has suspended internet services at the 3 protests sites and adjoining areas till January 31.

Farmers' Protest Highlights: Farmers to observe Jan 30 as 'Sadbhavna Diwas', call for fast

January 30, 2021 9:41 am

Bharatiya Kisan Union spokesperson Rakesh Tikait announced emotionally that "we will commit suicide but won't end the protest until the farm Bills are repealed".

Farmers' Protest HIGHLIGHTS: Centre-farmers talks hit roadblock; unions threaten to intensify agitation

February 02, 2021 3:45 pm

During their previous meeting on Thursday, farmer unions rejected the Centre's proposal to keep the laws in abeyance for 18 months, and reiterated their demand for repeal of the laws.

Farmers' Protest HIGHLIGHTS: Centre urges farmers to participate in proceedings of SC-appointed panel

January 19, 2021 10:46 am

Lohri, a major festival in Punjab which marks the beginning of spring, is usually celebrated with edible items offered to bonfires. Incidentally, Wednesday also marks the 50th day of the farmers' protest in Delhi.

Centre details '2 decades' of talks, says no option but reforms post-Covid

January 12, 2021 7:06 am

The affidavit filed by the Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare, also underlined the “serious, sincere and constructive efforts" made by the government to engage with "the limited number" of farmers protesting the laws

Staying the law: courts have been very cautious

January 12, 2021 12:39 pm

A line of precedents shows that courts have been very cautious while passing interim orders to stay laws passed by the Legislature.


Farmers' 'Bharat Bandh' call gets support from all corners

December 08, 2020 7:10 pm

The call to hold a 'Bharat bandh' by protesting farmers in the national capital was met with support from all corners. A glimpse of how the agitation is playing out across the country.