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‘Govt is finally recognising us as a formidable votebank, but will it fulfill these promises?’: Women on Punjab Budget

March 09, 2021 3:12 am

“ALL THESE years, there was barely any special focus on women. At least a mention in the budget, allocations for them in schemes is an indication that governments are in no mood to take this vote bank for granted.”

Delhi: Man shoots at protest site, nobody injured

March 09, 2021 2:50 am

Eyewitnesses said it took place after 11 pm on Sunday, after a group got angry when they were not served cold water at a langar.

Harvest season here, women at Tikri say will take the lead

March 09, 2021 2:28 am

While some came for the day, quite a few women said they would stay for longer while the men in their families head home for the harvest season.

Agitation, farmers' deaths rock Haryana House as women MLAs conduct proceedings

March 09, 2021 12:34 am

Congress MLA Shelly said the government talks of doubling farmers' income on one hand and on the other, it has brought “black” farm laws. “When farmers don't need these laws, why are these being thrust upon them,” she asked, stressing that the laws should be rolled back.

68 died at state border amid farm protest, no proposal for government job to their kin, says Vij

March 08, 2021 10:22 pm

In a written reply, Vij informed the House that 68 persons have died at Delhi-Haryana border.

‘Support no-confidence motion or face social, political boycott’

March 08, 2021 8:27 pm

Farmers to camp outside homes of BJP-JJP leaders, Independents to mount pressure.

Firmer and farmer

March 08, 2021 4:29 am

Women are at the forefront of farmers' protest against the Centre's agriculture laws. On the International Women's Day, The Indian Express profiles a few of them to see how they are powering the agitation.

Thousands of women expected to be at all 3 protest sites in Delhi today

March 08, 2021 8:15 am

Tikri border saw a steady stream of tractors and cars ferrying women from Punjab and Haryana all through Sunday, a day before International Women’s Day. By Monday, thousands of women farmers are expected to be present at the three protest sites.

Now BJP poses 10 questions to Capt

March 08, 2021 3:42 am

Reacting to the 10 questions asked by CM Amarinder Singh regarding the farm laws, Punjab BJP general secretary Subhash Sharma said here on Sunday the CM was just waking up from his “royal sleep” and raising issues which had been elaborately addressed by the PM time and again.

Two Kisan Panchayats in West UP: Priyanka, Jayant exhort farmers to stand firm and united

March 08, 2021 3:16 am

Indebted to you, will stand with you even if the agitation goes on for 100 years: Priyanka; vote for those who care for you, said Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) leader Jayant Chaudhary.


Farmers' protest hits milestone 100 days at Delhi's borders

March 06, 2021 2:44 pm

To mark the occasion, the farmers have planned a host of activities over the next few days — from a ‘chakka jam’ to International Women’s Day celebrations.

'Rail Roko': Protesting farmers sit on tracks

February 18, 2021 10:18 pm

Farmers protesting against the Centre’s three contentious farm laws have called for a four-hour nationwide ‘rail roko’ protest between noon and 4 PM on Thursday.

Farmers protest: Here's how the three-hour 'Chakka Jam' unfolded

February 06, 2021 9:33 pm

The 'Chakka Jam' was the farmers’ first major event since the rally on Republic Day, which saw chaotic scenes as groups of protesting farmers broke off the planned parade route, entered the centre of the national capital, and clashed with the police.

Overnight at protest site: Police, farmers face-off at a tense Ghazipur border

January 29, 2021 5:56 pm

Tensions rose at Delhi’s Ghazipur border Thursday after the administration in neighbouring Uttar Pradesh’s Ghaziabad district issued orders for protesting farmers to vacate the site by night.

Chaos, clashes at farmers’ protest: 16 photos that capture what happened

January 26, 2021 10:38 pm

New Delhi witnessed violent scenes on Republic Day as farmers participating in a tractor rally clashed with the police, broke barricades and stormed the Red Fort.

Haryana CM's event cancelled after protests turn violent at rally venue

January 10, 2021 3:40 pm

The police had to resort to mild lathi-charge against the farmers. Water canons and teargas was also used but to no avail. The landing spot for Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar’s helicopter was moved to a different location due to the breach in security.

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.

Farmers brave water cannons, tear gas in march towards Delhi

November 27, 2020 11:01 pm

Security agencies in Delhi installed barricades and used water cannons to quell thousands of farmers from Punjab and Haryana marching towards the national capital to protest against the Centre’s contentious farm laws. Their protests found resonance in other states as Opposition parties led rallies in their support.

Overcoming barricades and water cannons, protesting farmers march towards Delhi

November 25, 2020 8:22 pm

The police had on Tuesday said legal action would be taken against the protesting farmers if they come to the city for any gathering amid the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak.

Farmers hold nationwide protest, demand revocation of farm bills

October 22, 2020 10:18 am

Bharat Bandh, Farmers Protest Today: At least 31 organisations, under the banner of the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU), are participating in the agitation.


On Day 2, protesting farmers march towards Mumbai’s Azad Maidan

June 22, 2020 6:10 pm

Thousands of farmers and tribals began a march from different parts of Maharashtra to culminate at Azad Maidan and ask for some of their long-pending demands to be met.