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Farmers protests

FARMERS PROTESTS NEWS

MLA quits as Haryana body chief, ‘khaps extend support’ to protest

December 01, 2020 2:12 am

Sangwan said he will continue to extend support to the Manohar Lal Khattar-led BJP-JJP government as an Independent MLA.

If Haryana farmers were not involved in stir, who faced lathis, who did state police arrest: Hooda

November 29, 2020 11:02 pm

“I have repeatedly urged the government to withdraw these laws or bring in a new law to guarantee MSP (minimum support price) of the crops. The chief minister should state whether he does not consider the agitating farmers residents of Haryana," said Bhupinder Singh Hooda.

45-year-old who mobilised farmers from 40 villages dies in accident on way to Delhi

November 28, 2020 4:24 am

Dhanna Singh (45), a resident of Khiyali Chehlan Wali village of Mansa district, died when a tractor-trolley he was travelling in was hit from behind in Mundhal village of Bhiwani district by a truck.

NCR stations shut till evening, Metro commuters feel pinch

November 28, 2020 10:26 am

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) announced Thursday evening that the Metro would function from Delhi to NCR but not vice-versa, following Delhi Police orders. 

Police use tear gas, water cannons, trucks to prevent farmers from entering Delhi

November 27, 2020 4:19 pm

Thousands of farmers who reached Panipat town of Haryana on Ambala-Delhi highway on Friday marched towards the capital, pushing through heavy trola trucks and multi-layer barricades.

‘Delhi Chalo’ against farm laws: Farmers cross barricades, water jets; Tomar, Rajnath offer talks

November 27, 2020 8:04 am

After braving water cannon and lathis, and casting aside barricades, protesters on the march against the three new central farm laws were camping for the night on the highways.

Watch: Cops fire tear gas, farmers toss barricades off bridge in Haryana

November 26, 2020 4:04 pm

In videos shot at the protest site, cops can be seen using water cannons and tear gas to disperse them.

As farmers gear up for Delhi march, Haryana decides to seal borders, vows every step to maintain order

November 24, 2020 10:44 pm

A comprehensive travel advisory issued by the state government on Tuesday mentioned the commuters may face traffic blockages on roads at entry points from Punjab into Haryana on November 25 and November 26 and on entry points from Haryana into Delhi on November 26 and November 27.

Eight hours later, farmers, govt agree to ‘talk on’; Punjab waits for trains

November 14, 2020 10:13 am

During the meeting, both the sides tried to bring a common ground to restore the rail services in Punjab, which have been suspended since September 24, when farmers started their “rail roko” agitation against the central laws.

‘Farm protests eating into economy, will harm Punjab more than Centre’

November 12, 2020 11:53 pm

The industry in Punjab, already reeling under Covid disruption, has estimated losses in thousands of crores as train services remain suspended. With farmers staging dharnas at several toll plazas across state, the National Highway Authority of India too is counting losses.