Sunday, 26 June, 2022
TopicFarmer's protest

Topic: farmer's protest

Police deployed at Chandigarh-Mohali border after farmers announce indefinite protest

Barricades have been put up to prevent protesting farmers from heading towards the union territory to press for their demands related to a wheat bonus, paddy sowing and MSP.

‘States did it first’: Modi justifies 2020 Covid lockdown, denies govt agencies misused for polls

In interview with ANI a day before UP elections, PM Narendra Modi speaks on issues including dynastic politics, farm laws, and BJP’s poll prospects.

Farm protest not just about farmers now. Here’s what it can do for the idea of India

Farmers are not some relic of the past. They can be a potent force to shape India’s future.

Voters’ whip, not party whip. Farmers are birthing new experiments in democracy

Democracy is being reclaimed on the streets, just when the constitutional apparatus is receding.

Deep Sidhu, arrested in connection with 26 Jan violence at Red Fort, gets bail

While granting bail, the judge directed Sidhu to deposit his passport with the investigating officer and appear before the police station and the court as and when required.

A ‘partly free’ India and Haryana’s 75% quota law amid rising unemployment

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Centre should not make repealing farm laws a prestige issue, says Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

Observing that an early resolution was critical to the safety of Punjab, Amarinder Singh says he and his govt continue to stand with farmers.

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal meets UP farm leaders at Vidhan Sabha

Delhi Transport and Environment Minister Kailash Gahlot, Minister for Water and Tourism Rajendra Pal Gautam & AAP MP Sanjay Singh are also present at the meeting to discuss farm laws.

Delhi Metro closes 4 stations, including at Tikri Border, over ‘rail roko’ protest by farmers

The Delhi Police Thursday tightened security, especially near railway tracks, in view of the 'rail roko' called by the farmer groups protesting against the agri laws.

Pakistanis should worry why their farmers are not protesting like those in India

Unlike their Indian counterparts, the Pakistani small farmers have remained too poor, too under-educated and too powerless to organise themselves into a group.

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Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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