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Farm protesters rip out bricks laid for BJP office, partymen claim preponed event to avoid them

June 14, 2021 2:29 am

Black flags in hand, the protesters reached the spot in tractor-trolleys. In purported videos of the protest, they were seen smashing bricks from the office site.

With AC, fridge, Singhu farmers dig in heels for Delhi summer

June 13, 2021 4:19 pm

Despite the new challenges, most of the protesters reiterated that they would not leave until the farm laws are repealed. Police estimate that there are 10,000-15,000 protesters at the Singhu border at present.

Samyukta Kisan Morcha to observe May 26 as 'black day' marking 6 months of protest against farm laws

May 15, 2021 2:55 pm

In a virtual press conference, farmer leader Balbir Singh Rajewal appealed to people to raise black flags at their houses, vehicles and shops on May 26 to protest against the contentious farm legislations.

Honey producers feel hybrid seeds’ sting, output suffers

April 04, 2021 11:30 am

Beekeepers have been writing to the Punjab government as well as Punjab Agriculture University (PAU), Ludhiana, to address this issue by developing varieties which carry good amounts of nectar too. They also blamed that decreasing area under flowering crops.

Jagmohan Singh Patiala Interview: ‘Govt should strengthen FCI rather than weakening it for better future of country’

March 21, 2021 1:01 pm

In an interview with The Indian Express, BKU (Ekta) Daukunda general secretary Jagmohan Singh talks about the recent decisions of the Food Corporation of India and their impact on the farmers.

Oppn parties exposed, law inhumane, will hurt both urban and rural poor: farm unions

March 21, 2021 11:49 am

The Samyukta Kisan Morcha, an umbrella body of over 40 unions leading the farmers’ agitation, alleged that the ECAA allows “unlimited private hoarding and black marketing”.

Denounced by farm leaders, hero’s welcome for Ranjit Singh

March 19, 2021 10:19 am

Photos of Delhi Police dragging Ranjit Singh from the border and a shoe pushing down on his face went viral on January 29.

Eye on adjoining Assembly seat, SAD Batala MLA goes for show of strength violating Covid norms

March 16, 2021 9:15 am

Hundreds of people attended the thanksgiving prayer at Othian gurdwara and barring a few none had masks on even as they flouted the social distancing norms.

My autonomy was violated, was held guilty by TRP-seekers: Disha Ravi

March 14, 2021 8:05 am

“As I stood in that courtroom, desperately searching for my lawyers, I came to terms with the fact that I would have to defend myself. I had no idea whether there was legal assistance available so when the judge asked me if I have anything to say, I decided to speak my mind," Disha Ravi said.

Sukhbir Singh Badal Interview: ‘Modi will emerge a much stronger leader if he withdraws farm laws’

March 12, 2021 9:42 am

Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal talks about the reforms needed in Indian agriculture, the need to repeal the farm laws and SAD's strategy in run-up to the assembly polls.


On Day 2 of tractor rally in Punjab, Rahul Gandhi continues attack on Centre over farm laws

October 05, 2020 8:19 pm

Gandhi, who is holding a series of tractor rallies during his 'Kheti Bachao Yatra' across Punjab to protest the Centre's new farm laws, also accused the Prime Minister of destroying the food system.