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Amid rise in prices, Punjab industry asks Centre to ban export of steel for 6 months

December 21, 2020 3:38:32 am

The industrialists said they had had a video conference meeting with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and an in-person meeting with Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Som Prakash, where they had requested them to enforce a ban on steel export.

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Punjab: Donation box in hand, kids collect funds for farmers’ stir

December 21, 2020 3:22:37 am

A few among them held A4 size sheets with messages in support of farmers and seeking repeal of the controversial farm laws. The group was led by Navkirat Kaur (8), a Class 4 student, who carried the donation box in her hands.

United in protest, Haryana-Punjab farmers say: ‘If our land goes what will we do with water’

United in protest, Haryana-Punjab farmers say: ‘If our land goes what will we do with water’

December 20, 2020 9:43:13 am

At Tikri and Singhu borders several banners of Haryana-Punjab Bhaichara could be seen where farmers of both states were seen cooking together, serving together and even sharing stage together.

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United in protest, Haryana-Punjab farmers say: ‘If our land goes what will we do with water’

December 20, 2020 3:05:13 am

"We have been sending milk to Tikri border for the past 20 days despite the fact that it is 200 km away from our village. What is the point of raising SYL issue now? If there will be no land left, what will I do with this water? First we need to save our land and fight against these laws.”

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Punjab: Arhtiyas protest at Singhu border, say farm laws are death warrant for commission agents

December 19, 2020 11:12:43 am

The arhtiyas have objected to the use of term ‘middlemen’ saying they were more than commission agents. They also fear that the Farmers’ Produce, Trade, and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act will eventually lead to them suffering losses to the tune of Rs 1800 crore annually in commission.

SC suggestion on farm laws: Farmer leaders mum, ‘will react only after consulting legal team’

December 18, 2020 1:07:32 pm

The protesting farmer leaders welcomed the apex court's move to acknowledge the right of farmers to non-violent protests, but asserted that their agitation will continue until a concrete solution is found.

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One farmer dies at Singhu protest site, 4 in accident on way back to Punjab

December 16, 2020 12:11:02 pm

So far more than 20 protesting farmers have died either at Delhi’s borders or in road accidents since November 26, out of which majority are from Punjab.

2,000 women protesters head to Delhi to put farm suicides on centre stage

2,000 women protesters head to Delhi to put farm suicides on centre stage

December 16, 2020 10:58:37 am

The initiative is a result of an appeal by the Ugrahan group to families to highlight their stories at the farmers' protests.

Delhi BJP gets message from top: Use social media, restart outreach to counter protest

Men holding fort in Delhi, women take charge of protest morchas back in Punjab

December 15, 2020 1:54:28 am

Women protesters have been going to these dharnas at over 100 places in Punjab daily from 11am to 3 pm.

Haryana government barricades NH-9 again, removed by farmers

Haryana government barricades NH-9 again, removed by farmers

December 14, 2020 1:21:22 pm

The hurdles were created near Singhvi village of Hansi and residents of that village and surrounding areas came in no time to start removing the hurdles.

Farmers can enter Delhi for R-day tractor rally, to stay near borders

Ugrahan rights rally hurt cause, admit 32 groups, underline repeal demand

December 14, 2020 1:00:13 pm

Carefully calibrating their distancing from the Bharatiya Kisan Union (Ekta Ugrahan), the joint resolution said: “The function organised by BKU (Ekta Ugrahan) has no relation with the farmers' struggle. Their action has harmed the farmers’ struggle.”

Haryana seals borders with boulders yet again, farmers push them aside

December 13, 2020 1:35:54 pm

While the blockade at Bathinda-Dabwali road was partial and allowed vehicles other than combines to enter from Punjab, the Khanauri-Jind highway and the Fatehabad-Sardulgarh highway were completely blocked. However, farmers removed obstacles placed in their way in the next 3 hours.

On way for protesting farmers at Delhi Borders: 50 quintal pinnis, 20 quintal groundnuts — courtesy NRI from Ludhiana village

December 13, 2020 10:34:08 am

Villagers give the estimate for the eatables too. Fifty quintals of pinni has been prepared, 20 quintals of roasted groundnut and three quintals of namkeen packed.

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Farmer protests: Support pours in from urban areas, abroad

December 7, 2020 12:47:50 pm

A car rally was organised in Brampton city of Canada where over 300 NRIs settled in Brampton participated. They also staged a protest outside the Indian passport office and were holding hoardings in support of farmers.

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Farmer protests: ‘His grandfather, great-grandfather fought for farmers, but Dushyant loves kursi more’

December 9, 2020 1:28:49 pm

"We voted for him as we had hopes from him but he entered into a coalition with BJP. We even reconciled with it. But now we have understood ki usko toh kursi hi pyari hai (he loves his post more).”

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

November 28, 2020 4:24:12 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.

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Part of march: Over 13,000 tractor-trolleys, 1,600 pvt buses

November 28, 2020 4:14:38 am

"The number of vehicles would have been one-fourth had we been given permission to organise a rally at Ramlila Maidan in a cordial manner,” said Dr Darshan Pal, working committee member of the All India Kisan Sangrash Coordination Committee (AIKSCC).

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BJP leader: When Anna, Ramdev can protest in Delhi, why can’t farmers

November 28, 2020 2:28:59 am

“When Anna Hazare and Baba Ramdev could organise large rallies in Ramlila Maidan to put forth their point of view, then why can’t farmers do the same,” said Surjit Kumar Jayani, who was Cabinet minister in SAD-BJP regime.

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Boulders to block roads, heavy deployments: Haryana gets ready for farmers’ march

November 26, 2020 12:30:46 am

A Punjab Police official in Khanauri (Punjab) said: "We are diverting traffic from alternate routes now. We are also ensuring that movement of essential goods is not affected.”

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4 members of Ludhiana family found killed at home, owner absconding

November 25, 2020 4:20:58 am

However, Rajiv Sunda, the 60-year-old owner of the house, was not found at home, they said, adding that in a note, he had blamed his son's in-laws for 'harassing' them and wrote that he was killing his family and committing suicide.

Delhi Chalo: Undeterred, farmers in Haryana, Punjab band together, plan to march on

November 25, 2020 1:38:06 pm

Haryana farmers said that they will be helping Punjab farmers at all the 10 border entry points from where jathas will enter Haryana.

TMC man shot dead in clash, party leader dies of heart attack

Dera Sacha Sauda follower’s murder: Protesters refuse to perform last rites, demand arrest of culprits

November 23, 2020 9:22:09 am

Heavy police force was deployed at Salabatpura branch of the Dera Sacha Sauda as followers continued to throng the spot.

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Multilingual writer, playwright S N Sewak passes away at 84

November 22, 2020 10:44:13 pm

A known playwright and director in Punjab theatre circles, Dr Sewak was a multilingual writer with books in English, Hindi and Punjabi to his credit.

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Stand on farm laws unchanged, rail roko lifted in Punjab’s interest: farmers

November 22, 2020 9:44:55 am

Insisting that their stand of farm bills was unchanged, they pointed to the Delhi march being their next focus area.

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Dera follower’s murder: Sukha gang stakes claim

November 22, 2020 12:53:05 am

A post on Sukha Gill Lamme’s Facebook page claimed that this murder has been done by his accomplices Harjinder and Aman as a “revenge of sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahib done in October, 2015”.

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