Wednesday, 30 November, 2022
TopicFarmers rally

Topic: Farmers rally

Samyukt Kisan Morcha suspends tractor march to Parliament slated for 29 Nov

Farmer unions’ body says it has written to PM Modi asking to withdraw cases against farmers and suspend MoS Ajay Mishra. Reply is awaited and SKM will meet again on 4 December.

‘India against propaganda’, say Akshay Kumar, Karan Johar over Rihanna, Greta Thunberg tweets

Akshay Kumar, Karan Johar, Ajay Devgn and Suniel Shetty said Wednesday that citizens should focus on the government's efforts to resolve the farmers' crisis, and not on 'half-truths.'

Samyukta Kisan Morcha disassociates from violent protesters, blames ‘anti-social elements’

The union thanked farmers for their unprecedented participation, but said it regretted the 'undesirable and unacceptable' events that turned the tractor rally violent.

BJP in a spot as Punjab unit leaders want party leadership to address farmers’ concerns

Many Punjab BJP leaders are not convinced with the party high command’s unilateral move to pass the bills without consulting the state unit.

On Camera

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People gather for a vigil and hold white sheets of paper in protest over coronavirus disease (COVID-19) restrictions, during a commemoration of the victims of a fire in Urumqi, as outbreaks of COVID-19 continue, in Beijing, China | Thomas Peter, Reuters

China protests a ‘grey rhino’ moment for Xi Jinping. And it will only get stronger

Chinese agitators aren’t shying away from connecting demands to lift Covid restrictions with broader political appeals.
A computer shop in Bengaluru | Representational image | Facebook

India’s laptop imports surged to $5 bn in first 9 months of 2022. Nearly 73% came from China

Since 2017, China has accounted for around 75 per cent of India’s laptop imports, but the government is now expanding its list of importing partners.

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.