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Farmers protests


Lakhimpur case witness alleges attempt on life; police file FIR, seek forensic help

June 02, 2022 2:34 am

Dilbag Singh is a key witness in the October 3 killing of five persons in which Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra’s son, Ashish Mishra, is the prime accused.

A flawed report on the farm laws

March 31, 2022 9:05 am

Harinder Happy writes: Supreme Court committee used dubious methodology, selective data to draw conclusions

Farm laws: Why SC panel report on 'silent majority' support does not add up

March 24, 2022 7:14 am

A Supreme Court-appointed panel had recommended against the withdrawal of the controversial farm laws, saying a "majority" of the farm unions support them and a repeal would be "unfair to this silent majority". What did the report say, and how did the panel arrive at its conclusions?

SKM: Have no relation with farm unions that contested Punjab polls

March 17, 2022 8:20 am

Reiterating that there was no division in the morcha, SKM said it had no relation with SSM and SSP.

Voters reject farmers' front, just 1 SSM candidate manages to save deposit

March 11, 2022 1:41 am

The SSM was floated by 22 out of 32 farmer unions from Punjab on December 25, 2021 after farm agitation at Delhi borders had ended after repeal of the farm laws.

Delhi Police move to withdraw 17 cases against farmers

March 02, 2022 1:39 am

Asthana said the 54 cases were registered by the Delhi Police, and they have filed chargesheet in five cases. Another five cases have been marked as ‘untraced’, while 44 cases are under investigation.

Lakhimpur violence case: Four months after arrest, Ashish Mishra out of prison on bail

February 16, 2022 2:44 am

Ashish Mishra is an accused in the case related to the deaths of four farmers and a journalist in Lakhimpur Kheri on October 3 last year.

Delhi: Farmers gone, barricades at Kalindi Kunj flyover remain

February 14, 2022 9:03 am

Commuters complain of traffic snarls; cops cite security

‘Farm stir created a questioning voter, change that people are seeking will come from within’

February 09, 2022 4:27 am

Sunning himself in a courtyard with a patch of organic vegetables and a group of office-bearers, Ugrahan lists the questions that people should ask the parties: “How will you give us jobs? How will you remove the growing gap between the rich and poor?”

‘Kisan medals’ for ‘comrades’ of farmer movement

January 17, 2022 7:49 am

🔴 District president of Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU)’s Karnal unit Jagdeep Singh Aulakh told The Indian Express that they have already honoured 800 persons with kisan medals in Karnal “while expressing our gratitude to them”.


Protests begin after farmers run over in UP's Lakhimpur Kheri

October 04, 2021 9:59 pm

A day after the Lakhimpur incident in UP, where at least 4 protesters were hit by a convoy of SUVs, farm organisations have been protesting against the killings, while the Opposition has been demanding CM Yogi Adityanath's resignation.

'Black Friday': Shiromani Akali Dal protests against farm laws

September 17, 2021 7:21 pm

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Sukhbir Badal, and former Union Minister Harsmirat Kaur Badal were among 15 party leaders detained by the Delhi Police while leading a protest march to Parliament against the Centre’s farm laws.

Bharat Bandh: Protesting farmers block roads, highways; rail services hit

March 26, 2021 1:50 pm

The Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), a coalition of farmers’ unions, have called for a nationwide strike in protest against the three recently passed farm laws. The strike, which began at 6 am, will extend until 6 pm, the union said.

Farmers defy police order, gather for mahapanchayat in UP’s Shamli

February 05, 2021 10:16 pm

The Shamli district administration had denied permission for mahapanchayat in west UP at Bhainswal village on Friday, citing “unruly behaviour by farmers” at the tractor rally in Delhi on Republic Day and “violation of Covid guidelines” by protesters.