Tag: Farmers Protest

We must do more: Navjot Singh Sidhu writes to Punjab CM Amarinder Singh, urges action on farmers’ demands

Chandigarh: Punjab Congress president Navjot Singh Sidhu on Sunday wrote to Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, seeking action on farmers’ demands including cancellation of “unfair” FIRs registered against growers during their agitation. Asserting that Congress stood by farmers’ agitation against the farm laws at every stage, Sidhu, however, asked the state government, “we must do more” […]

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‘Sikhs For Justice’ targets PM Narendra Modi over ‘violence against farmers’

New York: The US-based Pro-Khalistan organisation ‘Sikhs For Justice’ (SFJ) has issued a statement targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government over “violence against farmers” who are protesting against the three controversial farm laws. The group said that it is “gearing up to chase PM Modi from White House to UN to raise a […]

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Farmers from 15 states head to Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar for Kisan mahapanchayat today

New Delhi: Security has been beefed up in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar as thousands of farmers from 15 states have started reaching the state ahead of today’s (September 5, 2021) ‘Kisan Mahapanchayat’ in the district. The Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), an umbrella body of 40 farmer unions, said the this gathering will prove that the agitation, against […]

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Haryana police brutality: Karnal SDM orders cops to smash heads of protesting farmers – Watch footage

Karnal: “No one on this side of the barricade should be seen without their heads smashed,” the Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) of Haryana’s Karnal Ayush Sinha was allegedly caught on camera instructing the policemen to use force against the farmers who were on their way to protest against a BJP meeting being attended by Chief Minister […]

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Police lathicharge protesting farmers in Haryana: Key points | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The farmers on Saturday blocked national and state highways after the police ‘lathicharged’ protesters in Haryana’s Karnal. The farmers were protesting against a meeting on the upcoming municipal polls chaired by chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar. Several farmers sustained injuries in police action after which the farmers have gathered in large numbers on […]

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Farmers’ Protest: Centre, States Have to Find Solution for Removal of Road Blockades, Says SC

The Supreme Court Monday said the Centre and Delhi’s neighbouring states should find a solution to road blockades on the national capital’s borders due to farmers’ protest against the three farm laws passed last year. At the outset of the hearing, a bench of Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Hrishikesh Mukherjee told Solicitor General Tushar […]

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Opposition leaders to join protesting farmers at Jantar Mantar

Several opposition party leaders will on Friday go to Jantar Mantar here to express solidarity with farmers protesting against the contentious farm laws and participate in the ‘Kisan Sansad’. Leaders of 14 opposition parties met in Parliament house at 10 AM and decided to extend their support to the farmers’ agitation and sit in solidarity […]

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Farmers hold protest in Haryana’s Rohtak, push barricades with tractors

Rohtak: A group of farmers held a protest when ruling JJP’s student wing Indian National Students Organisation (INSO) was holding a foundation day function here on Thursday (August 6). Police had a tough time to bring the situation under control as farmers riding tractors pushed barricades set up near the venue of the programme. When […]

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Farmers’ protests: Shoe-making industry in Haryana’s Bahadurgarh badly hit due to stir

Make in India Due to the farmers’ movement that kickstarted on November 26, 2020, the production of the non-leather shoe industry of Bahadurgarh was adversely impacted, leading to the sales of the product decreasing to 10 per cent. Moreover, the transportation cost saw a massive hike of up to 4 times. Source link

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