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  • Delhi Police arrests man seen climbing one of Red Fort minarets during January 26 violence Feb 22, 2021 06:47 PM IST

    Delhi Police arrests man seen climbing one of Red Fort minarets during January 26 violence

    The arrest of Jaspreet Singh comes five days after the police arrested Maninder Singh, a car mechanic in Delhi's Pitampura, after footage from the Red Fort on January 26 showed him 'swinging swords'.

  • Centre should not make repealing farm laws a prestige issue: Amarinder Singh Feb 22, 2021 08:34 AM IST

    Centre should not make repealing farm laws a prestige issue: Amarinder Singh

    Observing that an early resolution to the problem was critical to the safety of Punjab, witnessing a surge in smuggling of weapons into the state from across the border during the past 5-6 months, he asserted that he and his government continue to stand with farmers on the issue.

  • Protesting farmers announce series of events from February 23-27 to intensify stir Feb 21, 2021 11:17 PM IST

    Protesting farmers announce series of events from February 23-27 to intensify stir

    The 'Pagdi Sambhal Diwas' will be celebrated on February 23. This day will be celebrated in memory of Chacha Ajit Singh and Swami Sahajanand Saraswati, the Samyukta Kisan Morcha said.

  • Centre's farm laws are like death warrants: Arvind Kejriwal after meeting farmers from West UP Feb 21, 2021 04:34 PM IST

    Centre's farm laws are like death warrants: Arvind Kejriwal after meeting farmers from West UP

    Arvind Kejriwal called upon the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led central government to repeal the agriculture reform bills that have led to an agrarian unrest in several parts of the nation.

  • Nobody spoke about farm laws at NITI Aayog meeting: Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar Feb 20, 2021 09:41 PM IST

    Nobody spoke about farm laws at NITI Aayog meeting: Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar

    A press release issued by the Punjab government, however, claimed that Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to find 'urgent solution' to the apprehensions raised by the protesting farmers.

  • Congress takes out protest against Centre's farm laws, soaring fuel prices Feb 20, 2021 03:53 PM IST

    Congress takes out protest against Centre's farm laws, soaring fuel prices

    In Jaipur, the protest was led by Transport Minister Pratap Singh Khachariyawas and Congress Chief Whip Mahesh Joshi.

  • Opposition spreading false propaganda about farm laws: FM Nirmala Sitharaman Feb 20, 2021 08:05 AM IST

    Opposition spreading false propaganda about farm laws: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

    Addressing the traders' cell of Tamil Nadu BJP here, she also said those who were causing hindrance to the progress of the growth of Tamil Nadu were now criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government at the Centre.

  • Does Modi govt still believe farm laws are popular, asks Chidambaram after Congress win in Punjab Feb 18, 2021 08:17 AM IST

    Does Modi govt still believe farm laws are popular, asks Chidambaram after Congress win in Punjab

    "The farmers are voters. So are migrant workers, MSMEs, the unemployed and the very poor families. When it is their turn, they will vote against the BJP like the Punjab voters.

  • Toolkit case: Shantanu Muluk granted anticipatory bail; order on Nikita Jacob's bail plea on February 17 Feb 16, 2021 06:36 PM IST

    Toolkit case: Shantanu Muluk granted anticipatory bail; order on Nikita Jacob's bail plea on February 17

    The Delhi Police has been restrained by the court from taking any coercive action against Nikita Jacob till the order on her transit bail plea is issued.

  • Atrocious, diversionary tactic: Opposition leaders, academics condemn arrest of climate change activist Disha Ravi Feb 14, 2021 10:49 PM IST

    Atrocious, diversionary tactic: Opposition leaders, academics condemn arrest of climate change activist Disha Ravi

    A group of 79 noted activists and academia members, based in several parts of the country, issued a joint statement calling for the release of Disha.

  • Disha Ravi: All you need to know about the climate activist arrested in the ‘toolkit’ case Feb 14, 2021 08:46 PM IST

    Disha Ravi: All you need to know about the climate activist arrested in the ‘toolkit’ case

    A student of Mount Carmel College in Bengaluru, Disha is among the notable climate activists in India. She had, in 2019, started the Fridays for Future (FFF) India - an initiative linked to Greta Thunberg’s Fridays for Future movement.

  • Famers' protests | Will bring law to claim damages from protestors, says Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar Feb 13, 2021 08:39 PM IST

    Famers' protests | Will bring law to claim damages from protestors, says Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar

    Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has said the state will bring a law for recovery of damages to public property from protesters.

  • Maharashtra farmers explore JVs, partnerships with corporates Feb 12, 2021 10:03 PM IST

    Maharashtra farmers explore JVs, partnerships with corporates

    Along with joint partnership with Nafed, the MahaFPC has developed onion storage and marketing infrastructure through 25 partner FPCs. In the project, around 2,500 farmers have direct ownership and till now it has benefited 25,000 onion producers.

  • Agricultural reform domestic issue of India: Leader of UK Parliament Feb 12, 2021 06:47 PM IST

    Agricultural reform domestic issue of India: Leader of UK Parliament

    The leader was responding during a regular Business of the House sitting as MPs debated matters to be addressed in upcoming Parliament sessions.

  • Role of private sector vital, wealth creators create jobs, says PM Narendra Modi defending farm laws Feb 10, 2021 06:34 PM IST

    Role of private sector vital, wealth creators create jobs, says PM Narendra Modi defending farm laws

    Narendra Modi’s remarks are one of the most forceful endorsements by a senior policymaker of the role that businesses can play to distribute wealth and create jobs. Prime Minister also criticises India’s statist bureaucracy for being a drag on growth.

  • Farm laws not religious scriptures that changes cannot be made: Farooq Abdullah Feb 09, 2021 11:06 PM IST

    Farm laws not religious scriptures that changes cannot be made: Farooq Abdullah

    Abdullah also asserted that Lord Ram belongs to the whole world. "Ram belongs to all of us. The way Muslims have held on to the Quran, the Quran is not just ours," he said.

  • Delhi Police nabs Deep Sidhu for instigating farmers during R- Day violence Feb 09, 2021 09:39 AM IST

    Delhi Police nabs Deep Sidhu for instigating farmers during R- Day violence

    Sidhu was accused of instigating a group of farmers to storm the Red Fort on Republic Day and has been named in an FIR by Delhi Police.

  • Farmers' Protest | Delhi Police withdraws additional force deployed at borders Feb 08, 2021 10:49 PM IST

    Farmers' Protest | Delhi Police withdraws additional force deployed at borders

    The three borders of Delhi - Tikri, Singhu and Ghazipur - have emerged as epicentres of the agrarian unrest since November-end.

  • India's COVID-19 fight to Opposition's 'U-turn' on farm laws, the key takeaways from PM Modi's address in Rajya Sabha Feb 08, 2021 02:19 PM IST

    India's COVID-19 fight to Opposition's 'U-turn' on farm laws, the key takeaways from PM Modi's address in Rajya Sabha

    In his reply to the debate on the President's speech at the start of the Budget session, PM Modi invoked three former prime ministers to attack the Opposition over its criticism of farm laws.

  • Farmers' Protest | Tractor revolution' buzz word as farmers oppose old NGT order to ban diesel vehicles Feb 07, 2021 08:26 PM IST

    Farmers' Protest | Tractor revolution' buzz word as farmers oppose old NGT order to ban diesel vehicles

    he November 26, 2014 order of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) stated that any petrol vehicle older than 15 years and diesel one older than 10 years shall not be permitted to ply on the roads in Delhi-NCR.

  • Farmers' Protest | Govt ready to resume talks with farmers: Piyush Goyal Feb 07, 2021 07:43 PM IST

    Farmers' Protest | Govt ready to resume talks with farmers: Piyush Goyal

    Goyal said Modi government is sensitive towards the farmers' concerns and Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the whole government was ready to resolve the issue through dialogue.

  • Farmers' Protest | Host farmers at your house like you treated Barack Obama: Asaduddin Owaisi to PM Modi Feb 07, 2021 07:27 PM IST

    Farmers' Protest | Host farmers at your house like you treated Barack Obama: Asaduddin Owaisi to PM Modi

    The Hyderabad MP also asked the prime minister to be "large-hearted" and "understand pains" of the farmers, who have been protesting at borders of Delhi over the last two months demanding scrapping of the agri marketing legislations.

  • Farmers' Protest | No 'ghar wapsi' till farmers' demands are met: BKU's Rakesh Tikait Feb 07, 2021 06:05 PM IST

    Farmers' Protest | No 'ghar wapsi' till farmers' demands are met: BKU's Rakesh Tikait

    Tikait said the government should rollback the contentious farm laws, frame a new legislation to assure the continuation of the minimum support price (MSP) for crops and release the farmers arrested recently.

  • Farmers Protest | Ready for talks, but won't accept anything less than repeal of farm laws: Protesting unions Feb 06, 2021 10:01 PM IST

    Farmers Protest | Ready for talks, but won't accept anything less than repeal of farm laws: Protesting unions

    The unions, however, made it clear that they would not settle for anything less than the repeal of the three contentious laws.

  • Farmers' protest | A look at how three-hour 'Chakka Jam' unfolded in the country Feb 06, 2021 09:53 PM IST

    Farmers' protest | A look at how three-hour 'Chakka Jam' unfolded in the country

    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.

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