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  • No-confidence motion in Haryana today: BJP needs JJP MLAs, independent legislators Mar 10, 2021 08:52 AM IST

    No-confidence motion in Haryana today: BJP needs JJP MLAs, independent legislators

    The BJP has 40 seats in the 90-member Haryana assembly. It also has the support of 10 JJP MLAs and five independent legislators. The Congress has 31 seats. Two seats in the assembly are vacant. The majority mark stands at 45.

  • Kangana Ranaut finds her multiple tweets deleted by Twitter for violating the microblogging site's rules Feb 04, 2021 03:14 PM IST

    Kangana Ranaut finds her multiple tweets deleted by Twitter for violating the microblogging site's rules

    This follows a rampage the actress made on the site, discussing a tweet made by international pop-sensation and businesswoman Rihanna on the ongoing farmer protests.

  • Farmers' protest | Delhi Police gears up security; cemented nails, barricades to stop protesting farmers Feb 03, 2021 06:35 PM IST

    Farmers' protest | Delhi Police gears up security; cemented nails, barricades to stop protesting farmers

    Images of the barricades put up at Delhi's borders were widely shared on social media, with many comparing them to heavily militarised border fences. Iron nails were embedded along the main highways to stop protesting farmers from crossing Ghazipur, Tikri and Singhu borders. Cemented barricades were wrapped with coils of barbed wires as security forces guarded what looked like a security fortress.

  • Farmers' protest | FIR against 2,200 for involvement in Republic Day violence near Faridabad, no arrests yet Jan 27, 2021 05:11 PM IST

    Farmers' protest | FIR against 2,200 for involvement in Republic Day violence near Faridabad, no arrests yet

    The FIR has been registered against 2,000 to 2,200 people moving on 350 to 400 tractors, who became violent with police officers, broke barricades and containers, and blocked the National Highway between 11.30 am and 12 pm near Softa village in Gadpuri, police said.

  • Delhi Police allows farmers to hold tractor rally on Republic Day Jan 23, 2021 07:09 PM IST

    Delhi Police allows farmers to hold tractor rally on Republic Day

    The Delhi Police has assigned the farmers a 60-km stretch to hold their tractor parade and agreed to remove their barricades from Singhu and Tikri borders too.

  • Farmers' protest | 11th round of talks inconclusive; suspension is the last offer, says Centre Jan 22, 2021 05:33 PM IST

    Farmers' protest | 11th round of talks inconclusive; suspension is the last offer, says Centre

    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.

  • Farmers' Protest | Centre, farmers to hold round 11 of talks on farm laws today Jan 22, 2021 08:33 AM IST

    Farmers' Protest | Centre, farmers to hold round 11 of talks on farm laws today

    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

  • Blow to BJP-led alliance in Haryana amid farmers' protest ; loses two key mayoral seats in local body polls Dec 30, 2020 06:35 PM IST

    Blow to BJP-led alliance in Haryana amid farmers' protest ; loses two key mayoral seats in local body polls

    Congress’s Nikhil Madaan has won Sonipat by a margin of nearly 14,000 votes. The Congress party said that the BJP has lost due to anger against the farm laws

  • Farmers' protests more political in nature: Union Minister VK Singh Dec 20, 2020 05:00 PM IST

    Farmers' protests more political in nature: Union Minister VK Singh

    Thanjavur (TN), Dec 20 Union Minister VK Singh on Sunday said the on going protests by farmers against the three Central farm laws was "more polit..

  • Sikh farmers have been great ambassadors of India's agri skills  Dec 13, 2020 11:02 AM IST

    Sikh farmers have been great ambassadors of India's agri skills 

    In the last two decades, farming in Punjab has become increasingly unremunerative and with hardly any other industry in the state, there are no jobs for the young, who face a bleak and hopeless future. Agricultural reforms, with the right motive and intention, are the crying need of the state.

  • Khalistan supporters vandalise Mahatma Gandhi's statue in US Dec 13, 2020 08:18 AM IST

    Khalistan supporters vandalise Mahatma Gandhi's statue in US

    The Indian Embassy condemned the mischievous act by hooligans masquerading as protesters.

  • Former cricketer Yuvraj Singh wishes for speedy resolution of farmers' issues, says saddened by father Yograj Singh's statement Dec 12, 2020 12:41 PM IST

    Former cricketer Yuvraj Singh wishes for speedy resolution of farmers' issues, says saddened by father Yograj Singh's statement

    On his Twitter handle Yuvraj Singh wrote, "Birthdays are an opportunity to fulfil a wish or desire and this birthday, rather than celebrating, I only wish and pray for a swift resolution of the ongoing talks between our farmers and our government".

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