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Sukhbir accuses Capt of colluding with Centre on farm laws

October 24, 2020 12:28 am

In a statement here, the SAD president said "it was shameful that even after it had been proved that he (Amarinder) had colluded with the Centre simply to get the ‘rail roko’ agitation of the farmer organisations lifted”.

Punjab: Farmers ease rail blockade to allow goods trains, CM hails decision

October 21, 2020 11:42 pm

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh welcomed the announcement by farm outfits, calling it a move in the interest of state’s economy. The organisations, however, have refused to allow passenger train traffic through Punjab.

At rail roko in Amritsar, farmers rue Wagah trade falling off govt policy charts

October 08, 2020 9:48 am

While protests over farm laws rage in Punjab, Pakistan has ordered 20 lakh tonnes of wheat from Russia.

Former BJP minister, two ex-MLAs fined 1,500 rupees each for rail roko

February 12, 2018 1:06 am

“We had halted a train at Junagadh railway station to demand that Saurashtra be allotted long-route trains. The train was on its way from Veraval to Ahmedabad. We confessed our offence and accepted the monetary fine imposed by the court,” Pradip Khimani.

Prisoners enjoy langars as farmers feed them

April 16, 2014 6:07 pm

The prisoners lodged in the jails of Nabha,Bathinda and Faridkot are having a gala time eversince 2,500 farmer union leaders and workers were pre-emptively arrested by Punjab Police to stop them from carrying out rail roko agitation.

Telangana: Trains off track for 2nd day

October 17, 2011 12:21 am

Train services remained disrupted in Andhra Pradesh,the second day of the ‘rail roko’ agitation,called to press for Telangana statehood.

Keshav Rao attacks Chidambaram as Telangana issue hots up

September 26, 2011 3:31 am

Activists of TRS,BJP and pro-Telangana groups continued their demonstration on railway tracks.

GJM to start indefinite rail roko from Wednesday

February 06, 2011 8:10 pm

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha stepped up its agitation for separate Gorkhaland state.