Wednesday, 5 October, 2022
TopicTikri border

Topic: Tikri border

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PM Modi announced Friday that the three controversial farm laws will be repealed in the upcoming winter session of Parliament.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

‘They wanted a martyr’: Family of Haryana man accuses Tikri protesters of setting him on fire

Mukesh Lal died of burn injuries late Wednesday. Police says it has his dying declaration accusing 4 of setting him on fire. Protesting farmers say Lal died by suicide.

Protesting farmers call Covid ‘govt conspiracy’ as Haryana blames them for surging deaths

Farmers take turns travelling to and from Tikri & Kundli borders, authorities say they carry Covid back to villages. But protesters claim Covid is 'imaginary'.

Tikri ‘gang rape’: Activist’s dad presses charges but no autopsy, dying declaration a challenge

Woman’s father filed FIR 9 days after she died of Covid, and weeks after Kisan Social Army member & his associate allegedly harassed, assaulted, raped & even tried to abduct her.

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 farmer found hanging from tree near Tikri border protest site

Bahadurgarh City Police said it is verifying a suicide note purportedly written by the 52-year-old who hails from a village in Jind. His body was found 2 kms from the protest site.

On Camera

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File photo of Pakistan's Finance Minister Ishaq Dar | Reuters

Ishaq Dar, new Pakistan finance minister—a Nawaz Sharif’s mole in Shehbaz Sharif’s cabinet

Insanity is doing the same thing and expecting different results, Albert Einstein said. But Paksitanis don't get it--Dar's been appointed FM for the fifth time.
Beneficiaries of the PM-GKAY PDS centre in Odisha | Representational image | ANI

Free grains, fuel tax deferred – Gujarat, HP on its mind, Modi govt puts politics over economy

RBI's rate hike also among decisions announced last week that might pay political dividends in state polls, but could come with commensurate economic costs, say economists.

Defence

IAF chief Air Chief Marshal V. R. Chaudhari with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Twitter/ @IAF_MCC

Need organisation structure best suited to Indian conditions, IAF on theatre commands

The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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