Friday, 2 December, 2022
TopicFarmers protests

Topic: farmers protests

Bhangra, blood donation at Singhu on 1 yr of protests, but farm agitation to go on over MSP

Thousands of farmers across Punjab, Haryana reached Singhu to show support. Some were happy about the announced repeal of farm laws, others cautious until passage in Parliament.

Fake profiles of Sikh influencers were created to target farmer protests in India, UK study says

According to research by UK-based non-profit Centre for Information Resilience, these fake accounts were trying to 'stoke cultural tensions within India'.

Now, SC farm laws’ panel member says will bring 1 lakh farmers to Delhi to support reforms

Shetkari Sanghatana chief Anil Ghanwat says a show of support for farm laws is important as the repeal has ‘set precedent for future governments’ to deny reforms in the sector.

Gandhi is back. Farm laws repeal shows even the most hostile enemy can be transformed

It might be irresistible for some to enjoy the manner in which the mighty PM Modi has been ‘humbled’. But that would certainly be the antithesis of Gandhi.

Farm laws episode lays bare India’s internal disunity. It’s time to fix it

India cannot meet the looming challenges to its growth and national security without first making maximum efforts to strengthen internal unity.

Modi govt’s farm laws misadventure will hurt urbanisation

In forcing farm laws down the throat of farmers — and then beating a retreat — Modi got has made it impossible for better-conceived reforms to have a chance.

Farmer unions sticking to planned protests, Monday Mahapanchayat in Lucknow over MSP issue

Agitation spearhead Samyukta Kisan Morcha will hold a meeting on 27 November to decide the future course of action, and it will also write an open letter to PM Modi on its demands.

Proposed tractor march to Parliament during Winter Session still stands: Farmer leaders

The Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), an umbrella body of farmers' unions, had earlier said that 500 farmers will participate in tractors marches to Parliament during the Winter Session.

Five lessons the farm laws saga has taught Indians

One must admire the foresight of leaders of farm unions, who consistently argued that farm laws are not issues to be decided by the judiciary.

‘Kagaz lekar jaenge’ — farmers at Tikri & Singhu laud repeal but will stay until it’s official

PM Modi announced Friday that the three controversial farm laws will be repealed in the upcoming winter session of Parliament. Protesters say they will wait and watch.

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.