May 15, 2021 02:41 PM IST
In a virtual press conference, farmer leader Balbir Singh Rajewal appealed to people to raise black flags at their houses, vehicles and shops on May 26 to protest against the contentious farm legislations.
- Mar 31, 2021 07:26 PM IST
The Supreme Court had on January 11 stayed the implementation of the three laws till further orders and appointed a four-member panel to resolve the impasse. The committee was given two months to study the laws and consult all stakeholders.
- Mar 28, 2021 09:20 PM IST
The Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), a joint front of farmer unions, also said that it will observe "FCI Bachao Diwas" on April 5, adding that offices of the Food Corporation of India (FCI) will be gheraoed from 11 am to 5 pm across the country.
- Mar 25, 2021 06:10 PM IST
"Petition is allowed. Order is set aside and remitted back to the magistrate for consideration. Matter to be considered afresh,” single-judge of Justice HP Sandhesh said.
- Mar 14, 2021 06:28 PM IST
Talking about his Wes Bengal visit, Tikait said during their poll campaigning there, the central government people have been asking farmers to give them one feastful of rice.
- Mar 07, 2021 11:46 AM IST
Some pass their time chit-chatting about the ongoing protests, others while smoking bidis or cigarettes, but all of them sound worried about loads of sugarcane drying under a scorching sun, while Punjabi and Haryanvi songs continue to blare out loudly, either from their mobiles or small speakers fitted in their vehicles.
- Mar 06, 2021 09:57 PM IST
Thousands of farmers, mainly from Punjab, Haryana and Western Uttar Pradesh, are protesting at Delhi borders for over three months, seeking a repeal of these three legislations and a legal guarantee of the minimum support price (MSP).
- Mar 06, 2021 09:11 PM IST
Darshan Pal, a senior member of the Samkyukta Kisan Morcha which is spearheading the going protest, said farmer unions stand firm on the demand of repeal of three agri laws.
- Feb 26, 2021 09:59 AM IST
The Union said it seeks to promote and advance family farm agriculture, not only in the United States but around the globe. In accordance with that goal, the NFU Board of directors has voiced its support for the protests, it said.
- Feb 22, 2021 06:47 PM IST
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'.
- Feb 22, 2021 08:34 AM IST
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.
- Feb 21, 2021 11:17 PM IST
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.
- Feb 21, 2021 04:34 PM IST
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.
- Feb 20, 2021 09:41 PM IST
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.
- Feb 20, 2021 03:53 PM IST
In Jaipur, the protest was led by Transport Minister Pratap Singh Khachariyawas and Congress Chief Whip Mahesh Joshi.
- Feb 20, 2021 08:05 AM IST
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.
- Feb 18, 2021 08:17 AM IST
"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.
- Feb 16, 2021 06:36 PM IST
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.
- Feb 14, 2021 10:49 PM IST
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.
- Feb 14, 2021 08:46 PM IST
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.
- Feb 13, 2021 08:39 PM IST
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has said the state will bring a law for recovery of damages to public property from protesters.
- Feb 12, 2021 10:03 PM IST
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.
- Feb 12, 2021 06:47 PM IST
The leader was responding during a regular Business of the House sitting as MPs debated matters to be addressed in upcoming Parliament sessions.
- Feb 10, 2021 06:34 PM IST
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.
- Feb 09, 2021 11:06 PM IST
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.