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New Delhi: Amid protests by farmers seeking revocation of three contentious agricultural laws introduced by the Government of India (GoI), farmers camped at Singhu on the Delhi-Haryana border claimed to have captured a man who says he was part of a 10-member team ‘trained to incite violence’ during the planned tractor rally on January 26 and ‘kill farmer leaders’ ahead of the day. The man, who said he was trained by a police official to…

Kerela: A twenty-two-year-old student from Kerala has begun cycling from his state to Jammu and Kashmir in solidarity with the farmers protesting at Delhi borders against three farm laws introduced by the Government of India (GoI) in September 2020. Jibin George, a second-year hotel management student at Rajadhani Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology (RIHMCT) in Kerela, is starting his journey from Thiruvananthapuram and cycling all the way to JK, reports said, adding he…

New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has summoned Baldev Singh Sirsa, president of the Lok Bhalai lnsaf Welfare Society (LBIWS)-one of the farmers’ unions participating in talks with the Government of India (GoI)- in connection with a case registered against a leader of Sikhs For Justice (SFJ), India Today reported. Baldev Singh Sirsa has been summoned for questioning on January 17. Quoting NIA sources, the report said that he has been called as a…

New Delhi: Day after the Supreme Court of India suspended the newly enacted controversial agriculture laws and said a committee of agricultural experts would be formed to take over negotiations with farmers to end the crisis, farmer unions have said that they would not participate in the consultation process. The unions, according to a report by The Indian Express maintained that they would only settle for the repeal of the laws, and their protest would…

New Delhi: In a major blow to the Government of India, the country’s Supreme Court has put on hold the farm laws enacted in September last year forcing thousands of farmers to protest against the government’s move. The top court also said a committee of agricultural experts would be formed to take over negotiations with farmers to end the crisis, NDTV reported. Chief Justice of India Sharad Arvind Bobde has said: “We are staying three…

New Delhi: Amid protests by farmers at various border points of Delhi demanding repeal of three farm laws passed by the Parliamenet of India this year in September, the protesting farmers have been given around 50 Kangris brought by a Delhi-based NGO from Jammu and Kashmir to give some respite to elderly farmers from the chilling cold. Kangri is an earthen pot woven around with wicker, filled with hot embers, and it is used by…

New Delhi: Amid protests by farmers in Delhi outskirts demanding repeal of three farm laws passed by the Parliament of India this year in September, the farmers on Saturday threatened to hold a tractor rally on Republic Day of India as demonstrations around Delhi borders escalate. “We have given a call for a tractor parade towards Delhi on January 26. Tractor parade with national flag on January 26 will be called ”Kisaan Parade”, a report…

Kerala: Amid protests by farmers at Delhi borders seeking repeal of farm laws passed this year in September, the Kerala Legislative Assembly on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution seeking the withdrawal of all the three contentious agricultural laws enacted hurriedly by parliament this year in September. https://twitter.com/PTI_News/status/1344571181542772736?s=20 According to a report by a Delhi-based news organisation NDTV, raising the state’s fears over the effects of prolonged tumult in the country’s farm sector, the resolution said:…

Patna: Amid protests in various states of India, thousands of farmers on Tuesday marched to the Raj Bhavan in Patna city of Bihar on Tuesday, calling for the government of India’s new agricultural laws to be scrapped. The protestors led by various unions started their march from Patna’s famous Gandhi Maidan and the police blocked the protest at Dak Bungalow Chowk, using barricades and batons, resulting in a clash, NDTV reported. Pertinently, anger against the…

New Delhi: Farmers protesting against the Government of India’s three new laws passed in the Parliament this year in September, on Sunday morning clanged thalis and raised anti BJP slogans as Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi began addressing people in his monthly show Mann ki Baat. At Singhu border, Faridkot in Punjab and Rohtak in BJP-ruled Haryana, where protests are going on since weeks, a “thali bajaao (clang plates)” protest was held during Modi’s…