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BJP defeat in Bengal; Sweets, crackers at farm protest sites, farmers say ‘Next yr, it’ll be UP’

May 03, 2021 3:36 am

The protesting farmers called the West Bengal results their first significant win against the ruling BJP at the Centre, which will boost their agitation against the farm laws.

Farmers ready to talk if govt invites, no change in demands: Rakesh Tikait

April 12, 2021 7:47 am

Tikait's remarks came in response to Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij urging Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar to resume talks with protesting farmers amid the coronavirus scare looming large.

Farmers' 'Rail Roko' Highlights: Trains stopped in some places as farmers stage protests at stations

February 18, 2021 9:13 pm

Farmers' Rail Roko Protest Highlights: The ‘rail roko’ protest was announced by the Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), the umbrella body of farmer unions spearheading the agitations, last week.

At UP farmer gatherings, Priyanka, Jayant question why govt not taking laws back

February 16, 2021 8:11 am

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Monday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi could not differentiate between “deshbhakt (patriot)” and “deshdrohi (anti-national)”. She was speaking at a kisan panchayat organised by Congress at Chandpur in Bijnor district of Uttar Pradesh.

Be proud, Modi implementing Manmohan's dream: PM in Rajya Sabha

February 08, 2021 9:05 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also quoted his predecessor Manmohan Singh on the need to remove hurdles in farmers selling produce freely.

Daily Briefing: Uttarakhand flood brings death, damage; International conspiracy to defame India, PM alleges in Bengal, Assam

February 08, 2021 9:05 am

Havoc caused by Uttarakhand glacier burst; US congress on farm bills, internet bans; PM Modi in poll bound states of Bengal, Assam, take a look at the top news of the day.

Rakesh Tikait ups the ante, farm leader says his UP call hasty

February 07, 2021 8:45 pm

Darshan Pal's comments came after Tikait had said there would be no road blockade in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand

Chakka Jam Today Live Updates: Got huge support across country, govt should come up with new proposal, say farmer unions

February 06, 2021 9:59 pm

Chakka Jam on 06 Feb 2021: "In the interest of maintaining public safety and averting public emergency", internet services will continue to remain suspended in Singhu, Ghazipur and Tikri, and their adjoining areas till 11:59 pm on Saturday.

Sachin Tendulkar breaks hearts, loses fans in joining #FarmersProtest social media war

February 08, 2021 4:53 pm

That Sachin Tendulkar's tweet came hours after the Ministry of External Affairs’ strongly worded statement retorting to "international personalities" like Rihanna -- was also a reason for the sense of betrayal that some fans felt.

Iron nails fixed on roads at Ghazipur border being 'repositioned', says Delhi Police

February 04, 2021 2:36 pm

The statement comes after videos and photos of workers removing the nails near Ghazipur border surfaced on social media.


Protests against farm Bills in various parts of the country

September 23, 2020 10:58 am

Agitations against the contentious farm Bills intensified Tuesday, even as Parliament continued to witness disruptions over them.