Monday, 5 December, 2022
TopicFarmer protests

Topic: Farmer protests

Govt ready to resume talks on farm laws, says Narendra Singh Tomar to protesting farmers

Govt and farmer unions have held 11 rounds of talks to break the deadlock and end the farmers' protest. Talks have not resumed following violence during the 26 January tractor rally.

Farmer leaders to meet Mamata Banerjee to seek support for ongoing stir & MSP for produce

West Bengal CM's support for the agitation which has drawn on the farmer community in north India, is being viewed as a potential booster which has been flagging in recent weeks.

Covid can’t touch us, say protesting Haryana farmers, but toll in villages tells another story

Haryana Police data collected from villages that sent farmers to protest sites show a good number of those who tested positive died. Farmers, however, don't believe Covid is the killer.

Punjab farmers hoist black flags to mark 6 months of protest against farm laws

SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal also raised a black flag at his house in Muktsar district and urged the Central govt to accept the demand of protesting farmers.

Protesting farmers call Covid ‘govt conspiracy’ as Haryana blames them for surging deaths

Farmers take turns travelling to and from Tikri & Kundli borders, authorities say they carry Covid back to villages. But protesters claim Covid is 'imaginary'.

69-yr-old farmer on way to Hisar protest site gets breathless & dies, is declared a ‘martyr’

Over 7,000 farmers from across villages in Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Punjab, had gathered at the Krantiman Park in Hisar, for a march towards the commissioner’s office.

Farmers ‘constantly returning’ to Delhi borders as harvesting season is over: Kisan Morcha

In a statement, Samyukta Kisan Morcha said thousands of farmers from Karnal reached Singhu border Sunday.

Tikri ‘gang rape’: Activist’s dad presses charges but no autopsy, dying declaration a challenge

Woman’s father filed FIR 9 days after she died of Covid, and weeks after Kisan Social Army member & his associate allegedly harassed, assaulted, raped & even tried to abduct her.

SKM to probe allegation that leaders were aware of sexual assault of woman at Tikri border

Samyukta Kisan Morcha, on Sunday, had said that it had zero tolerance towards violence against women amid reports that an activist from Bengal was sexually assaulted at Tikri border.

Covid is Modi govt ‘conspiracy’ to end protests, farmers at Singhu, Ghazipur say

Crowds have dwindled at Ghazipur & Singhu borders near Delhi where farmers are protesting, but few are wearing masks and social distancing not followed all the time.

On Camera

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Megha Thakur was no run-of-the-mill pretty face, but an influencer who touched many lives

21-yr-old Indian-Canadian Instagram star and TikTok celebrity Megha Thakur, who died this week, subverted the expectations of a content creator by opening up her mind and heart.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

A walk around National War Memorial to read 8 stories of heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 war

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.