Farmers(Search results - 585)
PoliticsJul 26, 2021, 4:47 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi rides tractor to Parliament to protest against farm laws; Randeep Surjewala & others detained
Taking to Twitter, Rahul Gandhi wrote that "tractors will run in Parliament" if farmers are forced to sell their land.
Top StoriesJul 23, 2021, 8:41 PM IST
'Capt Amarinder handled farmers, sent them to Delhi': Sunil Jakhar's controversial statement
The remarks were latched on to by the BJP which alleged that the remarks proved that the farmers' protest was politically motivated.
Top StoriesJul 23, 2021, 9:27 AM IST
Meenakshi Lekhi terms protesting farmers ‘mawalis’, issues apology after massive backlash
A senior video journalist of a leading media channel was allegedly attacked during the protest organised by farmers against the three farm laws in Delhi.
Top StoriesJul 22, 2021, 6:06 PM IST
Farmers end today's 'Kisan Parliament' with national anthem at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi
The farmers ended the day with the national anthem and said they will keep returning to Jantar Mantar in batches.
Top StoriesJul 22, 2021, 1:26 PM IST
Farmers’ protest: Demonstrations underway at Jantar Mantar near Parliament
A series of demonstrations against the farm laws are being held by the Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), an umbrella body of protesting farm unions.
Top StoriesJul 20, 2021, 1:46 PM IST
Navjot Singh Sidhu shown black flags by protesting farmers in Punjab
"The protesters wanted to question Sidhu. The Congress leaders were on the other side and wanted to avoid clashes. No lathicharge was done," Avtar Singh, SHO Banga was quoted as saying by ANI.
PoliticsJul 13, 2021, 6:03 PM IST
Priyanka Gandhi to hold meeting with Uttar Pradesh Congress leaders to strategise for polls
In an effort to strengthen its position in Uttar Pradesh before next year's Assembly election, Priyanka Gandhi will hold a meeting with Congress leaders from Uttar Pradesh. Leaders will be asked to focus on real issues concerning Uttar Pradesh and appeal to them to take the same before voters.
Top StoriesJul 5, 2021, 10:17 AM IST
Farmers’ protest: Samyukt Kisan Morcha plans daily stir outside Parliament during monsoon session
A group of around 200 farmers will protest against the Centre’s three farm laws outside Parliament every day during the monsoon session, the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) said on Sunday.
Top StoriesJul 2, 2021, 1:27 PM IST
Delhi Police books five farmers for protesting, raising slogans near Parliament
The protesters were detained and taken to New Delhi police station where they were questioned for several hours.
Fact CheckJun 26, 2021, 1:35 PM IST
Fact-Check: Rakesh Tikait has not been arrested by police during farmers' march
Both Delhi Police and Ghaziabad Police said that action would be taken against those who tried to incite people by spreading fake news on Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait's arrest.
Top StoriesJun 26, 2021, 12:26 PM IST
Farmers’ protest: Three metro stations remain shut as farmers march to Delhi
The Delhi Metro will keep shut three stations on its Yellow Line for four hours on Saturday in view of the farmers' protest march, the DMRC has said.
Top StoriesJun 9, 2021, 4:57 PM IST
Cabinet approves hike in minimum support prices for various kharif crops amid farmers’ protest
The Centre hiked minimum selling price (MSP) for various kharif crops for the summer-sown season, ranging between 50% and 62%, following a decision taken by the cabinet on Wednesday.
Top StoriesJun 9, 2021, 12:29 PM IST
Farmers' protests: Rakesh Tikait to meet Mamata Banerjee today as farmer leaders plan to intensify stir
The Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader will also congratulate Banerjee for her party Trinamool Congress' (TMC) win in West Bengal Assembly elections. He had visited Bengal before the elections and campaigned for TMC.
Top StoriesJun 5, 2021, 5:48 PM IST
Ethanol among India’s major priorities of 21st century: PM Modi on World Environment Day
Prime Minister also interacted with farmers to gain insight on their firsthand experience, as enablers under the Ethanol Blended Petrol and Compressed Biogas Programmes.