Feb 05, 2021 04:07 PM IST
The 'Toolkit' document was shared by teen climate activist Greta Thunberg while expressing her solidarity with the protesting Indian farmers. However, later on, she had deleted her tweet with that document.
- Jan 27, 2021 06:05 PM IST
The farmer died in Delhi after the tractor he was driving overturned at ITO. The protesters, however, alleged that the police had fired at him while he was chasing them.
- Jan 27, 2021 02:58 PM IST
The Delhi Police has registered 22 FIRs so far in connection with the violence that broke out during the farmers' tractor parade, leaving over 300 policemen injured. One person died in the incident.
- Jan 27, 2021 12:20 PM IST
The protesting farmers have also announced a foot march to Parliament on February 1, when the annual Budget is presented, to press for their demands including a repeal of the three new agriculture laws.
- Jan 26, 2021 08:58 AM IST
The farmers, who have started entering Delhi from three border points—Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur, said they expect around two lakh tractors to participate in the march as a show of strength.
- Jan 22, 2021 05:33 PM IST
While the government said it had nothing better to offer than staying the implementation of farm laws, farmer union leaders were adamant on their demand of the complete repeal of agri reforms. No dates for a new meeting have been announced.
- Jan 22, 2021 08:33 AM IST
The umbrella body of farm unions on January 21 rejected the government's proposal of putting the implementation of farm laws on hold for 18 months and reiterated that nothing less than repeal of the three farm laws is acceptable to the protesting farmers
- Jan 20, 2021 01:58 PM IST
The farmers, who have been protesting against the three central farm laws, have vowed to take out the rally on January 26. The Delhi police in its application had said that no tractor rally by farmers be allowed on Republic Day as it would malign the nation globally.
- Jan 20, 2021 09:28 AM IST
The ninth round of talks between the two sides ended on January 15 without any breakthrough with the government refusing to repeal the three laws while insisting on a clause-by-clause discussion
- Jan 19, 2021 06:54 PM IST
On January 18, the Supreme Court declined to pass any order on a plea by Delhi Police seeking an injunction against farmers’ unions from causing any disruption to the Republic Day celebrations in the national capital.
- Jan 08, 2021 05:33 PM IST
During the meeting that began at 2:45 pm at Vigyan Bhawan, farmers carried placards reading, ‘either we will die or win’ and 'repeal farm laws, we will return home’.
- Jan 07, 2021 08:37 AM IST
Farmers’ representatives have had seven rounds of talks with the government so far and two of the four demands have been met with. The farmers, however, insist that the protest would continue unless the farm laws are repealed, their main demand.
- Jan 04, 2021 06:34 PM IST
The farmers said they will meet on January 5 to decide on the next meeting. The protests, they said, will continue unabated as they will not agree to anything less than repeal of the laws.
- Dec 15, 2020 04:57 PM IST
Opposition parties have in the past few days stepped up their demand for holding the Winter Session to discuss the farmers’ agitation over three new farm laws.
- Dec 11, 2020 01:15 PM IST
The farmers' union leaders have rejected the Centre's amendment proposal asserting nothing less than a repeal of the three farm laws will end the protests. They even threatened to intensify their protests in the coming days.
- Dec 09, 2020 11:51 AM IST
After Home Minister Amit Shah’s intervention, the Centre will now present a draft proposal of key amendments in the contentious laws to the farmers before proceeding for another round of talks.
- Dec 05, 2020 04:43 PM IST
Tens of thousands of farmers are protesting on the outskirts of the national capital against the laws seeking to rid the sector of antiquated procurement procedures and allow farmers to sell to institutional buyers and big international retailers. Farmers fear the legislation, passed in September, will eventually dismantle India’s regulated markets and stop the government from buying wheat and rice at guaranteed prices, leaving them at the mercy of private buyers.
- Dec 02, 2020 05:43 PM IST
Though the farmers have expressed objection to all the three farm laws, there main problem, essentially, is about the Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, or the FPTC Act, and its provisions that, they fear, will weaken the Agriculture Produce Market Committee (APMC) mandis
- Dec 02, 2020 12:32 PM IST
Malviya had on November 28 quote-tweeted an earlier Rahul Gandhi tweet calling, the Congress leader 'the most discredited opposition leader India has seen in a long long time', and terming the photo of a farmer being lathi-charged as propaganda.
- Dec 01, 2020 01:05 PM IST
Union ministers Narendra Singh Tomar, Piyush Goyal and Som Prakash are representing the Centre in its talks with farmers. The growers’ primary grouse is with the Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, which they fear will weaken APMC mandis
- Nov 30, 2020 01:38 PM IST
The Centre would not have to deal with the agitation had it held an extensive dialogue with farmers before coming out with 'revolutionary' laws, Singh, who represents Hisar in Lok Sabha, has said.
- Nov 27, 2020 03:28 PM IST
Thousands of farmers, protesting against the Centre's agriculture laws, have arrived at Delhi borders. Farmers, who are marching to Delhi from Punjab as part of their "Chalo dilli" protest, braved tear gas shells and water cannons to break through police barricades at several places at the Punjab-Haryana border
- Nov 25, 2020 03:57 PM IST
Thousands of farmers are getting ready to march to Delhi on November 26-27 to put pressure on the Central government to scrap the three controversial farm laws. They remain adamant to march to the national capital despite the Delhi government refusing permission to stage rally citing coronavirus restrictions.