Thursday, 18 August, 2022
TopicSinghu border

Topic: singhu border

Amarinder to launch party & ally ‘with BJP, others’, says no sacrilege by Singhu lynching victim

In a conversation with ThePrint, to be telecast on 20 October, Captain Amarinder Singh hinted at resolution to farmers’ stir and talked about Punjab’s worsening security situation.

‘He didn’t go out alone, only had Rs 100’: Lynched Sikh’s kin in Punjab find Singhu trip ‘fishy’

Delegation of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Satkar Committee meets Lakhbir Singh’s family Saturday. They defend lynching, and refuse to apologise, claim Lakhbir was govt agent.

Sarabjit Singh, arrested in Singhu border lynching, sent to police remand for a week

The body of a Dalit Sikh identified as Lakhbir Singh was found Friday, with a hand chopped off and multiple wounds, a gruesome incident that was blamed on a group of Nihangs.

Who are Nihang Sikhs? Sect accused of Sikh man’s ‘sacrilege’ lynching at Singhu

A man named Lakhbir Singh, 35, was Friday lynched for allegedly desecrating a holy text of Sikhs. Assailants cut off his hand and foot.

‘He was running with a Sikh holy book’: The ‘crime’ for which Sikh man was lynched & hacked

A Dalit Sikh identified as Lakhbir Singh was killed — his hand chopped off at the wrist, his ankle hacked at ankle — at Singhu border Friday for alleged sacrilege.

Farmers ‘constantly returning’ to Delhi borders as harvesting season is over: Kisan Morcha

In a statement, Samyukta Kisan Morcha said thousands of farmers from Karnal reached Singhu border Sunday.

Covid is Modi govt ‘conspiracy’ to end protests, farmers at Singhu, Ghazipur say

Crowds have dwindled at Ghazipur & Singhu borders near Delhi where farmers are protesting, but few are wearing masks and social distancing not followed all the time.

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.

Haryana Police registers FIR against farmers for raising wall on highway, digging borewell

Farmers have been charged under the Indian Penal Code and National Highways Act after complaints from the National Highways Authority of India and local authorities, said police.

How Nodeep Kaur rose from an activist Left, Dalit Punjab family to a cause herself in jail

Nodeep comes from a family of vocal women activists associated with Left groups. She joined Mazdoor Adhikar Sangathan soon after she got a job at a bulb factory in Kundli.

On Camera

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Representative image | File photos of Donald Trump, General Mark Milley | Photos via ANI, Commons

US military is protecting constitution on Trump case. Lessons for India here

Trump expected unquestioned loyalty from retired generals in his administration and from those in service, but the exact opposite happened.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

IAF Su-30 MKI aircraft | Twitter | @DefencePRO_Guj

Russian defence industry team to visit India soon for talks on upgrading IAF’s Sukhoi fleet

Upgrades would include more better radar & integration of electronic warfare abilities. Russia also hopeful of inking deal with India to supply 12 more Su-30 MKIs and 21 MiG-29s.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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