Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicSamyukta Kisan Morcha

Topic: Samyukta Kisan Morcha

Farmers to conduct daily tractor march to Parliament during winter session, SKM says

To observe one year of the movement against the Centre's three agri laws, 500 farmer volunteers will peacefully move to Parliament every day & assert their rights to protest in Delhi.

200 farmers to protest outside parliament every day during monsoon session, says SKM

At a press conference Sunday, Samyukt Kisan Morcha declared that two days before Monsoon session, a warning letter will be given to opposition MPs to protest against the laws inside the House.

‘Situation not far from emergency’ — farmers to gherao all Raj Bhavans on 26 June

On the completion of seven months of agitation against Centre's three farm laws, the farmers will observe 26 June as 'Kheti Bachao, Loktantra Bachao Diwas'

Samyukta Kisan Morcha to mark 6 months of protest by observing 26 May as ‘black day’

A large number of farmers reached Delhi's borders on 26 November, defying water cannons and police barriers, as part of their "Delhi Chalo" march against the Centre's farm laws.

SKM to probe allegation that leaders were aware of sexual assault of woman at Tikri border

Samyukta Kisan Morcha, on Sunday, had said that it had zero tolerance towards violence against women amid reports that an activist from Bengal was sexually assaulted at Tikri border.

Farmers at Tikri border raise pucca houses to ‘escape heat’, police say no complaint received 

Farmers say they plan to construct 1,000-2,000 similar structures until farmer leaders ask them to stop, which hasn't happened yet.

Farmers’ movement can’t and shouldn’t be apolitical. That’s not a democracy

From Champaran to Tebhaga, farmers’ movements have been political. But that took a turn in the 1980s-90s, when the chorus for ‘apolitical movements’ grew.

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Golden Temple

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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