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Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Haryana Farmers


In night raids, police detain several farmer leaders in Haryana, Cong calls move ‘shameful’

November 25, 2020 12:36 am

According to senior Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala, farmer leaders including Karam Singh Mathana, Satyawan Kathura, Kala Kanoh, Satyawan Narwal and Prahalad Singh Bharukhera were arrested from different parts of the state.

HAFED to open markets in every Haryana district to give farmers ideal price for crops

November 21, 2020 10:33 am

Dairy products as well as daily use items will be available at these open markets by HAFED. A letter has also been sent to all deputy commissioners to enhance the number of VITA booths and these booths will sell fruits and vegetables other than milk products.

BJP rally participant’s death in Ambala: Cops to examine videos provided by farmers

October 27, 2020 12:02 am

The police had booked agitating farmers on murder charges. However, the BKU and Opposition have been insisting that the farmers were framed in the case to suppress their stir.

Punjab and Haryana farmer outfits mark Dussehra by burning effigies of PM, BJP leaders, corporates

October 26, 2020 1:08 am

Bhartiya Kisan Union (Ekta Ugrahan) activists, including farmers, women, children, youths, elderly, labourers, artists and writers, participated in effigy-burning processions across the Malwa districts in the state in huge numbers.

Yogendra Yadav: 'Punjab took Badals’ wicket, Haryana’s turn to bowl Chautalas out’

October 08, 2020 1:06 pm

Swaraj India president Yogendra Yadav spent over 10 hours in police detention on Wednesday along with several other farmers who were part of the Sirsa protest against Deputy CM Dushyant Chautala.

Tear gas, water cannons halt farmers’ march to homes of minister Chautalas

October 07, 2020 11:33 am

The clash took when farmers attempted to break the barricades on a road leading to the ministers’ houses barely 150 meters away. A few farmers pelted stones at the police following which police used water canons and also fired a few rounds of tear gas.

Khattar leads fightback, asks Cong why it did not legalise MSP

October 05, 2020 2:12 am

While assuring the farmers that MSP regime will continue, Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar said that the new farm laws are in the larger interest of farmers and the “positive impact” of these reforms in the agriculture sector will be visible in the near future.

Khattar raises paddy procurement cap after farmers threaten stir

September 30, 2020 11:13 am

The Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) has objected to the condition under which the government agencies will procure the produce up to 25 quintal per acre only. Citing higher production of paddy, the BKU wants this cap to be revised to 30 quintal per acre.

Interview: Haryana BKU Chief | ‘Dushyant Chautala should snap ties with ally BJP’

September 23, 2020 11:37 am

Haryana Bhartiya Kisan Union president Gurnam Singh Chaduni said that if Dushyant wants to keep hopes of farmers alive, he should move out of the alliance government in the interest of the country.

Farmers intensify protests, water cannons used to stop Congress activists from entering Haryana

September 20, 2020 8:50 pm

While protests were largely peaceful in most areas, police had to resort to using water cannons after some Punjab Youth Congress activists tried to set a tractor on fire while trying to enter Haryana.