Thursday, 1 December, 2022
TopicFarmers agitation

Topic: farmers agitation

Leave protest, come for talks –– Agriculture Minister Tomar urges farmers

Tomar, who is leading the talks with 40 farmers unions, hoped that farmers would understand the importance of these three legislations and will hold discussion with the government.

7 US lawmakers write to Pompeo on farmers’ protest, urge him to raise issue with India

In a letter to Mike Pompeo, they stated that the issue is of particular concern to Sikh-Americans linked to Punjab and also impacts Indian-Americans belonging to other Indian states.

Punjab farmer at Singhu sends notice to BJP for using his image in ad promoting farm laws

Harpreet Singh, who has been protesting at Singhu border for two weeks, says BJP used his image without consent to show that Punjab’s farmers are happy with the laws.

ED and I-T heat on farmer leaders, arhtiyas and ‘singers & actors supporting the agitation’

Farmers warn that there will be no resolution to the crisis if the Modi government ‘targets' their supporters. BJP dismisses allegations of vendetta.

65-yr-old ‘attempts suicide’ at Singhu border, farmer leaders urge against such drastic steps

Doctors at PGIMS Rohtak say condition of Niranjan Singh, a farmer from Punjab’s Tarn Taran, is stable. Farmer leaders say suicides will send the wrong message to the country.

Arvind Kejriwal’s ‘Punjab 2022’ mission and Amit Shah’s take on dynasty politics

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Can’t block roads like this, democracy not for such things — CM Khattar on farmer protests

Addressing a Jal Adhikar Rally in south Haryana's Narnaul,the Haryana chief minister said the Centre is committed to doubling farmers' income by 2022.

UP’s Sambhal administration scraps Rs 50 lakh notice to 6 farmers, blames ‘clerical error’

The notices were issued last week to the farmers on the charge of provoking local farmers against the farm laws. Farmers say they need written clarification of withdrawal of notices.

Farmers to block Delhi-Noida border at Chilla tomorrow

Farmer leader Jagjeet Dallewal Tuesday said they are not running away from negotiations and demanded concrete proposals from the govt.

UP cops on ‘free market’ vs ‘free distribution’ & an ‘explanation’ on peasant crisis

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

On Camera

YourTurn

Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

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

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.