Tag

Farmers Rally

Browsing

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…

Srinagar: Scores of the Kashmiri youth including social activists’ held a candlelight vigil on Sunday evening in Srinagar seeking a rollback of the farm laws passed by the parliament of India in September this year. The activists holding placards that read: “No farmer, no food”, “we stand with farmers”, “Punjab resist against black laws”, “down with BJP RSS”, Kashmir stands with farmers and Modi Shah hosh aai aao”, sought the immediate revocation of the laws.…

New Delhi: As the farmer protests against three farm laws passed by the Parliament of India this year in September, continue in outskirts of Delhi, over 1,500 vehicles, including 1,300 tractor-trolleys, from nearly 1,000 villages of Punjab, are expected to reach the Delhi border over the weekend to join the protest. According to the Kisan Mazdoor Sangarsh Committee (KMSC) which launched the first major protest in the state against the GoI’s farm laws with the…

New Delhi: Amid the widespread protests by farmers in Delhi on three farm laws passed by the parliament of India this year in September, farmers have cancelled the meeting scheduled on Wednesday and decided to discuss their next move after the government of India shares with them the draft proposal with amendments in the contentious farm laws. Quoting Bharatiya Kisan Union spokesperson Rakesh Tikait, a report by Hindustan Times said that their meeting with the…

New Delhi: A day after visiting farmers protesting against the Government of India’s new farm laws in Delhi’s Singhu border, Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal has been put under house arrest. https://twitter.com/AamAadmiParty/status/1336173515779665921?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1336173515779665921%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.livemint.com%2Fpolitics%2Fnews%2Fdelhi-police-puts-cm-arvind-kejriwal-under-house-arrest-alleges-aap-11607404328490.html “Delhi Police has put Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal under house arrest after he visited farmers at Singhu Border yesterday”, tweeted Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). “CM Kejriwal met farmers at Singhu border yesterday. He had said that we’ll serve them like ‘Sevadars’ and…

New Delhi: To extend their support for “Bharat Bandh” call given by farmers protesting in outskirts of New Delhi over three farm laws passed by the Indian government this year in September, a number of political parties have joined hands to to demand withdrawal of these retrograde Agri-laws and the Electricity Amendment  Bill. “We the undersigned leaders of political parties extend our solidarity with the ongoing massive struggle by the Indian farmers organised by various…

Punjab: Terming the statement of Sukhbir Singh Badal, the president of the Shiromani Akali Dal, ”utter buffoonery”, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said that “he was neither spineless nor a traitor like Badals”. In a statement, Amarinder Singh said in reaction to Sukhbir Badal’s remarks on ED cases against his family: “The Badals, who were totally cornered over their betrayal of the farmers, had clearly pressed all the panic buttons in their desperation to…

New Delhi: Urging the government of India to resolve the farmer row, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday said that protests on highways near Delhi will not only impact the economy of Punjab but also threaten the “national security”. “Discussions are on between the farmers and the centre, there’s nothing for me to resolve. I reiterated my opposition in my meeting with the Home Minister and requested him to resolve the issue as it…

‘Some foreign powers do not like Modi’s face’ New Delhi: Amid the protest by farmers mostly from Punjab in Delhi over the three farm laws passed this year in September, Haryana Agriculture Minister Jai Parkash Dalal has called the farmer protests “illegitimate”. Dalal, according to a report by Hindustan Times, said that “China and Pakistan are behind the ongoing protests”, adding that “some foreign powers do not like Modi’s face”. “In the name of farmers,…

‘Report what you see on ground, don’t create stories’ New Delhi: In view of the farmer protests in Delhi where thousands of farmers have gathered to protest against the farm laws passed this year in September, the farmers have accused the few media organisations of “misreporting” and “twisting” the facts. It all started on November 26, when the protesting farmers arrived at the Singhu border between Delhi and Haryana, they lamented, “Why is the national…