Thursday, 20 January, 2022
TopicFarmer protests

Topic: Farmer protests

Samyukt Kisan Morcha will oppose BJP in UP polls, won’t support any party: Rakesh Tikait

The BKU leader also visited the family of the man who was allegedly killed in police custody in Agra and demanded a compensation of Rs 40 lakh and government job to his kin.

Congress tried to push me out in ‘ignoble way’, don’t want to go as a failure: Amarinder Singh

In a conversation at ThePrint’s 'Off The Cuff'', Capt. Amarinder Singh says 'I have done everything in my power for 52 years for my country, I am not ready to go to pasture'.

Man’s body with a hand chopped off found near farmers’ protest site in Haryana’s Kundli

In a viral video clip, some Nihangs standing near the body can be heard saying the deceased has been punished for desecrating the Guru Granth Sahib, the holy book of Sikhs.

PM Modi should express grief in Parliament on death of protesting farmers: Rakesh Tikait

Slamming the Centre over the Minimum Support Price (MSP) issue, Tikait alleged that the assurance that the system would continue is 'only on paper' while farmers want it in reality.

Congress, SAD ‘faking sympathy’ for agitating farmers, says BJP leader Tarun Chugh

Chugh added that the UP government has registered criminal cases in connection with the Lakhimpur Kheri violence and instituted a judicial commission under a retired high court judge.

Lakhimpur Kheri FIR says minister’s son sat on left side of SUV, opened fire on protesters

According to the FIR, due to the firing, farmer Gurvinder Singh suffered bullet injuries and died on the spot.

Pain, anger in Lakhimpur Kheri as dead farmers’ kin cry ‘cold-blooded murder, Yogi’s gunda raj’

Families of farmers killed insist that Ashish Mishra, son of Union MoS Ajay Mishra Teni, was in the convoy that hit the protesters, but allegedly fled with police help.

Do farmers have right to protest if laws have been challenged in SC? Bench to examine

A Supreme Court bench said right to protest was not absolute and validity of farmers protests was under question since farm laws were already in abeyance.

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra detained on way to Lakhimpur Kheri to meet victims’ families

SP chief Akhilesh Yadav was also detained outside his residence where he staged a sit-in after being stopped from visiting Lakhimpur, where 8 people, including farmers, died Sunday.

Farmers claim 3 killed in UP as ‘convoy of Union MoS runs protesters over, son shoots one’

There has been no official confirmation about the deaths from administration in Lakhimpur. MoS for Home Ajay Mishra Teni has been under fire from farmers over a speech.

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Reserve Bank of India building in Mumbai | Photographer: Kanishka Sonthalia | Bloomberg

Exotic forex derivatives make comeback in India as RBI pushes to deepen markets

RBI allowed lenders to offer derivative products this month. Banks like ICICI Bank & Axis Bank sold barrier forex options to customers including Reliance Industries & Supreme Petrochem.


File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.