Tag: Farmers Protest

141 farmers have committed suicide over 10-month period till Feb 1, Chhattisgarh govt informs House

The Chhattisgarh government on Friday told the Legislative Assembly that 141 farmers had committed suicide over a period of 10 months between April 1, 2020, and February 1, 2021. It was responding to a question by the Leader of Opposition Dharamlal Kaushik. Following the government’s answer, the BJP staged a walkout from the House, expressing […]

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Farmers’ protest: Indian-Canadians protest after attack on Hindu minorities by Khalistani supporters

Ottawa: The Canadians of Indian origin protested against the attacks by Khalistan supporters on Hindu minorities due to the ongoing farmers` protest in India. “We are not against the farmers` protest but this agitation has actually turned into a Khalistani movement which is now targeting Hindu minorities in Canada,” said a demonstrator outside the office […]

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PM Narendra Modi underlines support for farmers, says NDA aims to ensure their dignity

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday sought to underline his government’s commitment to the farmers, saying it has strived to ensure their prosperity and dignity without any dependence on middlemen. In a statement that comes amid the sustained protests by farmers outside Delhi for nearly four months opposing the new Central farm laws, he said […]

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Toolkit case: Delhi court grants protection from arrest to Shantanu Muluk till Mar 9

A court here on Thursday granted protection from arrest till March 9 to Shantanu Muluk, who is accused along with Disha Ravi of allegedly being involved in sharing a “toolkit” on social media related to the farmers’ protest. Additional Sessions Judge Dharmender Rana granted the relief to the activist after the Delhi Police said it […]

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Naresh Tikait Calls Rajnath Singh A ‘Caged Tiger’, Says Farmers’ Issue Could be Resolved if He is Allowed to Talk

Bharatiya Kisan Union president Naresh Tikait on Wednesday called Defence Minister Rajnath Singh a caged parrot and said the farmers’ issues could be resolved if he is given the freedom to talk with them. He accused the BJP-led central government of being stubborn over the three new laws, which farmer unions want repealed. The protesting […]

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New posters put up by Delhi Police at Tikri ask protesters to disperse

Hoardings put up by Delhi Police at the Tikri border have led to discomfiture among protesters and farm leaders. Titled ‘statutory warning’, these have text in Hindi and Punjabi which reads: “Your gathering has been deemed illegal. You are being warned to disperse, otherwise legal action will be taken against you.” Sudhanshu Dhama, Additional DCP […]

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DAV School in Chennai responds to controversy over English question paper mentioning January 26 violence

Chennai: The DAV group of schools has responded to the controversy over an English question paper in a Chennai school mentioning the January 26 violence in the national capital. They stated that certain wordings in an English question paper were that of a teacher and they did not reflect the views of the institution. This […]

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Khalistani elements trying to exploit ongoing farmers’ protests in India, support coming from UK, Canada

New Delhi: As Khalistani elements are trying to exploit the ongoing farmers’ protests in India to create anarchy, Khalistan-sympathising parliamentarians in the Western countries, especially those in the UK and Canada, have also come out in support of them by attacking India at the diplomatic front. Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi alias Tan Dhesi is one such […]

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