Thursday, 7 July, 2022
TopicSinghu border

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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.

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.

‘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PM Modi announced Friday that the three controversial farm laws will be repealed in the upcoming winter session of Parliament.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.

Farmer found hanging at Singhu was ‘distressed at govt response & Lakhimpur Kheri incident’

Gurpreet Singh, 45, was a resident of Roorkee village in Punjab’s Fatehgarh Sahib. He was supposed to return home Wednesday to attend his niece's wedding.

45-year old Punjab farmer dies of suicide near Singhu border

According to Kundli police, the farmer's body, identified as Gurpreet Singh from Fatehgarh Sahib district, has been sent to a local hospital in Sonipat for post-mortem examination.

Bihar poultry farm worker ‘attacked by Nihang at Singhu for not giving free hen’

The worker claims he was transporting hens from a poultry farm in his rickshaw when a 'Nihang baba' demanded a hen from him for free and beat him up when he refused.

Singhu victim ‘did commit sacrilege’ before being lynched, human rights lawyers’ probe finds

Lawyers for Human Rights International’s report details how Lakhbir Singh allegedly desecrated the Sarbloh Granth, before being killed by 'angry' members of the Nihang sect.

Punjab govt sets up SIT to probe if Lakhbir Singh was ‘lured’ to Singhu border 

The probe order comes on day when a video surfaces showing Lakhbir Singh being interrogated by Nihangs who allegedly killed him.  

Nihang tradition is rich. Don’t just view them through Singhu killing lens

Nihangs have a long history of staying away from any opposition against the ruling dispensation. It remains an enigma why they were at the farmers’ protests.

‘Devil & deep blue sea’: Why Punjab’s politicians are silent on Singhu Dalit lynching

The barbarity and boldness with which Lakhbir Singh was killed, allegedly by a group of Nihangs, has shocked the country but Punjab’s political parties have barely reacted to the incident. 

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Illustration by Prajna Ghosh | ThePrint

India’s founders kept repressive laws in the book. Today’s politicians show how wrong it was

Most parties today are using the law to stifle dissent. Worse, nobody is doing anything significant to oppose it—not the media, and certainly not the judiciary.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma pose with daughter Flying Officer Ananya Sharma in front of the fighter aircraft | Twitter/@DefencePRO_Guj

In a first in IAF, father-daughter fly in same fighter formation as fellow wingmen

Daughter of Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma, Flying Officer Ananya Sharma is currently undergoing training to master ‘superior and faster’ jets.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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