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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…

New Delhi: The farmers mostly from Punjab protesting in New Delhi over the three new agriculure laws passed by the Parliament of India this year in september, have called for a nationwide shutdown on Tuesday. Accoridng to reports, the protesting farmers have decided to occupy all highway toll gates across the country and not allow the government to collect tolls as part of the December 8 strike. “More people will join our movement,” a report…

New Delhi: Amid the ongoing widespread protests by farmers mostly from Punjab against GoI’s new agriculture laws in Delhi and in its border areas, the farmer leaders have decided to continue their protest till their demands are met. In a press conference, the leaders said that the widespread protests will continue until their demands are fulfilled by the government of India. https://twitter.com/PTI_News/status/1333378113661591553?s=20 During the presser, one of the farmer leaders, Gurnam Singh Chadoni, said that…

New Delhi: Amid the widespread protests by farmers in Delhi against new agricultural laws, a 55-year-old man from Punjab, who had gone to Delhi border to express solidarity with the agitating farmers, died after the car in which he was sleeping caught fire on Saturday night near the Delhi-Haryana border. A tractor repairman by profession, a middle-aged man identified as Janak Raj, had gone to Delhi to voluntarily fix tractors that were being used by…

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…

Rajasthan: As protests over reservation of jobs and education by members of the Gujjar community continue in Rajasthan’s Bharatpur, more than a dozen trains have been diverted on the Delhi-Mumbai Railway line and the state has temporarily discontinued its bus service on the Agra-Jaipur route as a precaution measure. Quoting officials, a report by NDTV said that some members of the Gujjar community have “occupied” railway tracks in Bharatpur where they’re protesting to seek reservation…