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Farmers have devised a ‘rotational strategy’ to deal with the shortage of workforce New Delhi: The season for harvesting crops is arriving next month and the agitating farmers from Punjab and Haryana have devised a “rotational” strategy to deal with the shortage of workforce in their respective villages since most of the men are involved in agitation at different protest sites. The farmers said that they harvest their crops over the entire month of April,…

New Delhi: Delhi Police has stopped entry of journalists and others wanting to visit the protesting farmers at the Singhu border, on Tuesday. Earlier, those wanting to visit the protest site and the main stage could cross the barricades preventing farmers from entering the Capital and interact with the protestors or provide any other kind of support to them. The farmers have been on protest at the Singhu border against the three new agricultural laws…

Twitter had suspended more than 300 accounts after violence in Delhi Twitter has restored several accounts of high-profile celebrities and organizations, including actor Sushant Singh, Caravan magazine, Kisan Ekta Morcha, Tractor2twitr and several other politicians, farmer leaders, writers and activists, that were blocked for several hours at the behest of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) for “spreading misinformation during the farmers’ protests”. Twitter said that during the meeting with the concerned officials,…

New Delhi: Groups of protesting farmers camping at Singhu and Tikri border points of the Delhi broke police barricades on Tuesday morning to force their way into the city. According to officials, security personnel tried to convince the farmers that they have been given permission to hold their tractor parade in Delhi after the Republic Day parade at the Rajpath concludes. “But some groups of farmers did not relent and started moving towards the Outer…

New Delhi: The Government of India (GoI) on Wednesday withdrew its plea seeking an injunction against the proposed tractor rally on January 26 by farmers protesting against the new farms laws after the Supreme Court said “it is a police matter”. The police has the “authority” to deal with the issue pertaining to the proposed tractor march in Delhi on the Republic Day, said a bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde and Justices A…

‘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,…

New Delhi: In backdrop of the protests by farmers from different states of India, several ministers including Home Minister of India Amit Shah and Agriculture Minister, appear to have called up farmer leaders to convince them to proceed to the Nirankari Ground in Burari. However, the farmers have rejected the offer to talk with Amit Shah and other ministers terming the offer “conditional” one. Quoting several farmer organisations, a report by The Tribune, said that…