Sunday, 23 January, 2022
TopicFarmers protests

Topic: farmers protests

PM cuts short Punjab visit after ‘major security breach’ on road, MHA wants answers from state

PM Modi was stuck on flyover 'for 15-20 mins' as protesters blocked Bathinda-Ferozepur road, after change of plans due to weather. But Punjab CM Channi says 'no security breach'.

2021 in pictures — Covid 2nd wave brings India to its knees, and Neeraj Chopra wins Olympic gold

Clashes erupted on Republic Day during a farmers' tractor rally in Delhi. Later in the year, the farmers’ protest ended with government repealing the farm laws.

Noida Authority shut for days. A new farmers’ siege over 10-year-old anger

Noida Authority office has been partially inaccessible to residents because of the protest. Flex boards with slogans like ‘Samadhan ya Samadhi’ are up at the protest site.

Won’t arrest Kangana Ranaut till 25 Jan, cops tell Bombay HC over remarks on farmer protests

The statement was made after a bench said the issue involved the question of Ranaut's fundamental right to free speech and the court will have to grant her some ad-interim relief.

‘Leaving part of me behind’ — Farmers begin to vacate Delhi borders as year-long protest ends

The agitating farmers from Punjab, Haryana & UP, who were camping at various Delhi borders for more than a year, began their journey back home Saturday.

Lesson from year-long protest: No govt, not even Modi-led BJP, can afford to annoy farmers

From the siege of Red Fort to ‘toolkits’, pizza langar to foot massage – the farmers’ year-long protest was like no other in India.

Who are farmers thanking as they prepare to go home, and a surprise in Justice Gogoi’s book

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

No farmers died due to police action during farmers’ protests, Modi govt tells Rajya Sabha

Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar's reply was to a question on whether govt is planning to provide monetary compensation to the kin of the farmers who died during protests.

How farmer protest on Delhi borders ended: The 5 demands govt agreed to, and the 1 it didn’t

Samyukt Kisan Morcha received a letter from govt with revised proposals to resolve pending demands. It later announced farmers at Delhi’s borders will return home on 11 December.

Farmers end protests at Delhi borders, will return to their homes on 11 December

Farmers from Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh had been protesting against the three laws at the national capital's borders since November last year.

On Camera

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Demonstrators attempt to enter the US Capitol building during a protest in Washington, D.C., U.S., on 6 January 2021 | Eric Lee | Bloomberg

Texas attack shows a long, violent struggle for America’s soul is inevitable

The shock of Covid 19—both economic and cultural—has strengthened the maniacal conspiracy culture with which the American Right is suffused.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

Chinese army has found missing 17-year-old boy from Arunachal, Defence Ministry PRO says

Indian Army had sought assistance from China's People Liberation Army to locate and return Miram Taron, who had gone missing on 18 January and was reportedly captured by PLA.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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