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  • Centre wanted farmers to get provoked: Shiv Sena on Republic Day violence Jan 28, 2021 12:15 PM IST

    Centre wanted farmers to get provoked: Shiv Sena on Republic Day violence

    It was referring to the violence that erupted in Delhi during the farmers' tractor parade on the Republic Day.

  • Delhi Police detains 200 people in connection with tractor rally anarchy Jan 27, 2021 03:51 PM IST

    Delhi Police detains 200 people in connection with tractor rally anarchy

    According to police, the detained people are being questioned. Police said they are likely to detain and question more people in connection with Tuesday's violence in the national capital.

  • India's new agri laws have potential to raise farm income: IMF's Gita Gopinath Jan 27, 2021 01:54 PM IST

    India's new agri laws have potential to raise farm income: IMF's Gita Gopinath

    The three agri laws, enacted in September last year, have been projected by the Indian government as major reforms in the agriculture sector that will remove middlemen and allow farmers to sell their produce anywhere in the country.

  • Farm union calls meeting to discuss violence during tractor parade in Delhi Jan 27, 2021 11:42 AM IST

    Farm union calls meeting to discuss violence during tractor parade in Delhi

    The Samkyukt Kisan Morcha, an umbrella body of 41 farmer unions, is leading the protest against the three central farm laws at several border points of Delhi.

  • No flag but sacred tiranga should fly aloft Red Fort: Shashi Tharoor Jan 26, 2021 08:04 PM IST

    No flag but sacred tiranga should fly aloft Red Fort: Shashi Tharoor

    Wielding sticks and clubs and holding the tricolour and union flags, tens of thousands of farmers atop tractors broke barriers, clashed with police and entered the city from various points to lay siege to the Red Fort and climb the flagpole on Republic Day.

  • Farmers broke pre-decided conditions for parade, many personnel injured: Delhi Police Jan 26, 2021 07:38 PM IST

    Farmers broke pre-decided conditions for parade, many personnel injured: Delhi Police

    In a statement, the police also claimed the force did all due diligence in following the conditions for the rally, but the protesters began their march much ahead of the scheduled time and extensive damage to public property was caused.

  • In Pics | Farmers' protest rally on Republic Day 2021 Jan 26, 2021 01:14 PM IST

    In Pics | Farmers' protest rally on Republic Day 2021

    On Republic Day 2021, the farmers' protest rally became quite eventful. Check pics here.

  • Delhi under heavy security cover for Republic Day, farmers' tractor parade Jan 25, 2021 08:29 PM IST

    Delhi under heavy security cover for Republic Day, farmers' tractor parade

    Protesting farmer unions opposing the three contentious farm laws said their parade will not enter central Delhi and it will start only after the official Republic Day parade concludes.

  • Punjab CM Amarinder Singh appeals to farmers to ensure tractor parade remains peaceful Jan 25, 2021 06:22 PM IST

    Punjab CM Amarinder Singh appeals to farmers to ensure tractor parade remains peaceful

    Farmer leaders have said that they will take out a tractor parade on the Republic Day.

  • Farmers' rally: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut cautions protesters against COVID-19 Jan 25, 2021 12:50 PM IST

    Farmers' rally: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut cautions protesters against COVID-19

    Thousands of farmers from across Maharashtra have reached Mumbai to participate in a rally in Azad Maidan on Monday against the Centre's three new farm laws and to express solidarity with the farmers agitating near Delhi.

  • Farmers' tractor rally on Republic Day: Group of farm union leaders to meet police officials Jan 20, 2021 11:45 AM IST

    Farmers' tractor rally on Republic Day: Group of farm union leaders to meet police officials

    Farmers have been protesting against the three farm laws for the last 56 days on the borders of the national capital.

  • Proposed tractor rally on January 26: It's law & order matter, says SC on plea for injunction against it Jan 18, 2021 01:20 PM IST

    Proposed tractor rally on January 26: It's law & order matter, says SC on plea for injunction against it

    A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde, while hearing the Centre's application seeking an injunction against the proposed tractor or trolley march or any other kind of protest which seeks to disrupt the gathering and celebrations of the Republic Day, said that police has all the authority to deal with the matter.

  • SC-appointed panel on farm laws to hold first meeting on January 19 Jan 17, 2021 05:07 PM IST

    SC-appointed panel on farm laws to hold first meeting on January 19

    The Supreme Court had on January 11 stayed the implementation of the three laws, against which farmers are protesting at Delhi borders for over 50 days now, till further orders and appointed a four-member panel to resolve the impasse.

  • Govt conspiring to destroy farmers, alleges Rahul Gandhi on new farm laws Jan 14, 2021 03:59 PM IST

    Govt conspiring to destroy farmers, alleges Rahul Gandhi on new farm laws

    Speaking to reporters, the Lok Sabha MP also accused the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre of trying to benefit "two or three of their friends" on the matter.

  • Centre should scrap new farm laws: Shiv Sena Jan 14, 2021 01:04 PM IST

    Centre should scrap new farm laws: Shiv Sena

    An editorial in the Shiv Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana' also accused the Centre of trying to end the farmers' protest by using the Supreme Court as the front.

  • Selling badges, stickers at Singhu border: Farmers' stir give many vendors chance to revive income Jan 13, 2021 02:43 PM IST

    Selling badges, stickers at Singhu border: Farmers' stir give many vendors chance to revive income

    With the protesting farmers staying put at the border point of the national capital for over six weeks now, a number of small business have sprung up at the site, the newest being sale of pro-protest badges and stickers.

  • SC to pronounce orders on Tuesday on farm laws, farmers' protests Jan 11, 2021 07:46 PM IST

    SC to pronounce orders on Tuesday on farm laws, farmers' protests

    A bench, headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde, which indicated during the hearing that it may pass orders in parts on the issues concerning farm laws and farmers' protest, later uploaded the information on the website.

  • Consider letter as resignation if Centre fails to withdraw farm laws by January 26: Abhay Singh Chautala to speaker Jan 11, 2021 07:12 PM IST

    Consider letter as resignation if Centre fails to withdraw farm laws by January 26: Abhay Singh Chautala to speaker

    In a letter to Speaker Gian Chand Gupta, Abhay Singh Chautala, the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) MLA from Haryana's Ellenabad, slammed the Centre for imposing the "black laws" on farmers in an "undemocratic way" and said the farming community in the entire country is opposing these legislations.

  • Staying implementation of farm laws not a solution: Farmer leaders Jan 11, 2021 06:47 PM IST

    Staying implementation of farm laws not a solution: Farmer leaders

    Farmer leaders were reacting after the Supreme Court indicated that it may stay the implementation of the contentious farm laws and refused to grant more time to the Centre to explore the possibility of an amicable solution saying it has already granted the government a “long rope”.

  • Farmers take out tractor march against farm laws Jan 07, 2021 12:00 PM IST

    Farmers take out tractor march against farm laws

    According to the protesting farm unions, this is just "rehearsal" for their proposed January 26 tractor parade that will be move into the national capital from different parts of Haryana, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh.

  • Large number of farmers supporting agri laws; protesting unions must understand sentiments behind farm reforms: Narendra Singh Tomar Jan 06, 2021 07:01 PM IST

    Large number of farmers supporting agri laws; protesting unions must understand sentiments behind farm reforms: Narendra Singh Tomar

    Narendra Singh Tomar also expressed confidence that the protesting unions will focus on farmers' interests and help the government reach a solution through constructive dialogue.

  • Farmers' Protest: Supreme Court to hear petitions against farm reform laws on January 11 Jan 06, 2021 12:52 PM IST

    Farmers' Protest: Supreme Court to hear petitions against farm reform laws on January 11

    A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde said that it was observed that the talks between the centre and the farmers talks had not been able to break the deadlock against the agri laws that were passed in 2020.

  • Farmers' protest: BJP leaders from Punjab meet PM Modi Jan 05, 2021 06:48 PM IST

    Farmers' protest: BJP leaders from Punjab meet PM Modi

    BJP leaders Surjit Kumar Jyani, who is also a former Punjab minister, and Harjit Singh Grewal met Prime Minister Modi at his residence.

  • NGO volunteers planning to set up two-bed temporary hospital at Singhu border Jan 05, 2021 05:58 PM IST

    NGO volunteers planning to set up two-bed temporary hospital at Singhu border

    Sadiq Mohammad, a pharmacist and a volunteer of the NGO, said the rains have delayed their plans.

  • Firm on their demands, farmers brave cold, rains as talks with govt remain deadlocked Jan 05, 2021 12:01 PM IST

    Firm on their demands, farmers brave cold, rains as talks with govt remain deadlocked

    On Monday, the seventh round of talks were held to resolve the deadlock. The unions stuck to their demand for a complete repeal of the new farm laws they find pro-corporate, while the government wanted to discuss only "problematic" clauses or other alternatives. The two sides will meet again on January 8.

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