Feb 06, 2021 10:01 PM IST
The unions, however, made it clear that they would not settle for anything less than the repeal of the three contentious laws.
- Feb 06, 2021 09:53 PM IST
Tens of thousands of protesting farmers blocked highways across the country during the three-hour-long nationwide 'chakka jam' called by protesting farmers on February 6 amid tight security. No violent incident was reported in the national capital which was turned into a fortress with heavy security deployment by the Delhi Police, paramilitary and reserve forces personnel to prevent any untoward situation.
- Feb 06, 2021 07:34 PM IST
Farmers at Ghazipur on the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border have started planting flower saplings along a road stretch, saying it was their response to 'iron nails' fixed in the area by the police. Stringent security measures like multi-layered barricading, concertina wires, had come up along with iron nails cemented on roads around the protest site in the wake of the January 26 violence in Delhi.
- Feb 06, 2021 07:15 PM IST
Multilayered barricades, barbed wires and nail-studded roads at the protest sites were also part of the precautionary measures taken by the police force.
- Feb 06, 2021 04:54 PM IST
Ten metro stations were closed in central New Delhi -- where a tractor rally last month turned into a violent rampage -- and thousands of police manned barricades and roadblocks at key intersections.
- Feb 05, 2021 06:04 PM IST
The farmers' union has clarified that no roads will be blocked in the Delhi NCR region. They have also made it clear that they only wish for a peaceful demonstration.
- Dec 07, 2016 09:52 PM IST
The farmers alleged the "syndicate" of local middlemen and traders was not ready to purchase tomatoes even at 50 paise per kg.