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  • Punjab CM orders strict enforcement of lockdown curbs ahead of farmers' protest May 07, 2021 09:15 PM IST

    Punjab CM orders strict enforcement of lockdown curbs ahead of farmers' protest

    On the farmers' unions protest against the lockdown, Amarinder Singh asserted that the Kisan Morcha, a body of 32 farmers unions, cannot dictate terms to the state government.

  • In-Depth | Will COVID-19 second wave blunt the edge of farmers’ protest as it did to the anti-CAA stir? May 01, 2021 02:03 PM IST

    In-Depth | Will COVID-19 second wave blunt the edge of farmers’ protest as it did to the anti-CAA stir?

    The government has asked farmers to go back from Tikri and Singhu protest sites in Delhi to avoid spread of COVID-19. While the fear of an outbreak worked at Shaheen Bagh a year ago, the farmers appear a far more determined lot.

  • Farmer unions launch 'resistance week' to intensify protest against new agri laws Apr 20, 2021 02:43 PM IST

    Farmer unions launch 'resistance week' to intensify protest against new agri laws

    Thousands of farmers are staging protests mainly at three sites – Tikri, Singhu and Ghazipur – since late November.

  • Vulnerable — we were, we are: Farmers say as agri law protest continues Apr 02, 2021 11:44 AM IST

    Vulnerable — we were, we are: Farmers say as agri law protest continues

    While farmers are now fretting over the new legislation, their occupation has been fraught with tension over generations. They have always been exposed to exploitation due to rampant corruption at mandis and by middlemen.

  • Supreme Court appointed panel on farm laws submits report Mar 31, 2021 07:26 PM IST

    Supreme Court appointed panel on farm laws submits report

    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.

  • Farmers celebrate Holika Dahan' by burning copies of Centre's farm laws Mar 28, 2021 09:20 PM IST

    Farmers celebrate Holika Dahan' by burning copies of Centre's farm laws

    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.

  • 'Bharat Bandh': Minimal impact in Delhi; metro, road transport, markets unaffected Mar 26, 2021 01:59 PM IST

    'Bharat Bandh': Minimal impact in Delhi; metro, road transport, markets unaffected

    The "Bharat Bandh" called by the farmer unions began at 6 am.

  • Bharat Bandh: Odisha declares closure of educational institutes Mar 26, 2021 08:49 AM IST

    Bharat Bandh: Odisha declares closure of educational institutes

    In a notification, the Odisha government said that schools, colleges, universities and technical institutions will be closed on Friday in view of the bandh.

  • Bharat Bandh Highlights | Bandh hardly impacts vehicular movement in metros like Delhi, Kolkata Mar 26, 2021 07:35 AM IST

    Bharat Bandh Highlights | Bandh hardly impacts vehicular movement in metros like Delhi, Kolkata

    Bharat Bandh Highlights: According to the Samkyukta Kisan Morcha, the nationwide shutdown will be in force till 6 pm today.

  • Karnataka HC quashes FIR against Kangana Ranaut for tweet on protesting farmers: Report Mar 25, 2021 06:10 PM IST

    Karnataka HC quashes FIR against Kangana Ranaut for tweet on protesting farmers: Report

    "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.

  • Bharat Bandh on March 26: All you need to know about farmers' call for dawn-to-dusk strike Mar 25, 2021 01:20 PM IST

    Bharat Bandh on March 26: All you need to know about farmers' call for dawn-to-dusk strike

    Bharat Bandh on March 26: Farmers’ union leaders are hoping that all road and rail transport, markets and other public places will remain closed across the country between 6 am and 6 pm.

  • Kisan Morcha appeals to citizens of country to make Bharat Bandh successful Mar 24, 2021 10:32 PM IST

    Kisan Morcha appeals to citizens of country to make Bharat Bandh successful

    The SKM has called for a Bharat Bandh on Friday. On March 26, from 6 am to 6 pm, all road and rail transport, markets and other public places will be closed across the country, it said.

  • Punjab CM opposes DBT for farmers, writes to PM Modi seeking deferment of scheme by 1 year Mar 24, 2021 08:39 PM IST

    Punjab CM opposes DBT for farmers, writes to PM Modi seeking deferment of scheme by 1 year

    The Food Corporation of India (FCI) had written to the Punjab government earlier this month seeking land details of cultivators for e-payment of procured crops.

  • Farmers' Protest Highlights: NHAI suffers Rs 814 crore toll revenue loss in Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan due to farmers' protest Mar 23, 2021 07:34 AM IST

    Farmers' Protest Highlights: NHAI suffers Rs 814 crore toll revenue loss in Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan due to farmers' protest

    Farmers' Protest Highlights: The 'Delhi Chalo' farmers' protest at border points of New Delhi entered the 120th day today

  • Farmers' Protest LIVE Updates: Farmers call for Karnataka bandh on March 26 Mar 22, 2021 07:42 AM IST

    Farmers' Protest LIVE Updates: Farmers call for Karnataka bandh on March 26

    Farmers' Protest LIVE Updates: The 'Delhi Chalo' farmers' protest at border points of New Delhi entered the 119th day today

  • Lay seige to Bengaluru with tractors to protest farm laws: Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait Mar 21, 2021 05:17 PM IST

    Lay seige to Bengaluru with tractors to protest farm laws: Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait

    Thousands of farmers, mostly from Punjab, Haryana and western Uttar Pradesh, have been camping at the Delhi border points — Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur — for over three months.

  • Farmers' body seeks withdrawal of standing committee's recommendation on implementing one of 3 farm laws Mar 20, 2021 09:33 PM IST

    Farmers' body seeks withdrawal of standing committee's recommendation on implementing one of 3 farm laws

    The SKM, an umbrella body of over 40 farmers'' union leading the farmers'' agitation, alleged that the ECAA allows "unlimited private hoarding and black marketing".

  • Standing Committee asks govt to implement Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act in 'letter & spirit' Mar 20, 2021 06:29 PM IST

    Standing Committee asks govt to implement Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act in 'letter & spirit'

    In its report tabled in the Lok Sabha on March 19, the Standing Committee on Food chaired by TMC leader Sudip Bandyopadhyay recommended the government to "implement the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020 in letter and spirit, and without let or hindrances so that the farmers and other stakeholders of farming sector in this country receive the benefits intended under the said Act".

  • Farmers' Protest Highlights: 'Anti-national' forces trying to derail efforts to end farmers' agitation, says RSS Mar 19, 2021 07:28 AM IST

    Farmers' Protest Highlights: 'Anti-national' forces trying to derail efforts to end farmers' agitation, says RSS

    Farmers' Protest Highlights: The 'Delhi Chalo' farmers' protest at border points of New Delhi entered the 114th day today

  • Farmers' Protest Highlights: Efforts are made to remove all impediments in farmer's journey from seed to market: PM Modi Mar 18, 2021 07:37 AM IST

    Farmers' Protest Highlights: Efforts are made to remove all impediments in farmer's journey from seed to market: PM Modi

    Farmers' Protest Highlights: The 'Delhi Chalo' farmers' protest at border points of New Delhi entered the 113th day today

  • Farmers' Protest Highlights: Vaccination camps set up for farmers at Kundli border in Haryana Mar 17, 2021 07:48 AM IST

    Farmers' Protest Highlights: Vaccination camps set up for farmers at Kundli border in Haryana

    Farmers' Protest LIVE Updates: The 'Delhi Chalo' farmers' protest at border points of New Delhi entered the 112th day today

  • Farmers' Protest Highlights: Rajnath Singh calls for dialogue between farmers, government Mar 16, 2021 07:33 AM IST

    Farmers' Protest Highlights: Rajnath Singh calls for dialogue between farmers, government

    Farmers' Protest Highlights: The 'Delhi Chalo' farmers' protest at border points of New Delhi entered the 111th day today

  • 63rd Grammy Awards 2021: YouTuber Lilly Singh dons 'I stand with farmers' mask Mar 15, 2021 10:32 AM IST

    63rd Grammy Awards 2021: YouTuber Lilly Singh dons 'I stand with farmers' mask

    farmers' protest has gained support from international celebrities and prominent personalities, including Rihana, Greta Thunberg and Meena Haaris.

  • Farmers' Protest Highlights: Lilly Singh wears 'I stand with farmers' mask at Grammys red carpet Mar 15, 2021 07:39 AM IST

    Farmers' Protest Highlights: Lilly Singh wears 'I stand with farmers' mask at Grammys red carpet

    Farmers' Protest Highlights: The 'Delhi Chalo' farmers' protest at border points of New Delhi entered the 110th day today

  • Farmers' Protest | Farmers' stir may continue till December: Rakesh Tikait Mar 14, 2021 06:28 PM IST

    Farmers' Protest | Farmers' stir may continue till December: Rakesh Tikait

    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.

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