Monday, 3 October, 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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Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
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RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

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Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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