Articles about Farmers Protest

Bengaluru: Black ink thrown at farmer leader Rakesh Tikait

30 May 2022

India
Bengaluru: Black ink thrown at farmer leader Rakesh Tikait

Black ink was thrown at farmer leader Rakesh Tikait during an event at the Gandhi Bhavan in Bengaluru on Monday.

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Accused Ashish Mishra surrenders after SC's orders

24 Apr 2022

India
Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Accused Ashish Mishra surrenders after SC's orders

Ashish Mishra, the main accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case, reportedly surrendered in the Chief Judicial Magistrate's court and returned to the district jail on Sunday.

Did Modi government err in withdrawing the three farm laws?

22 Mar 2022

India
Did Modi government err in withdrawing the three farm laws?

The Supreme Court-appointed committee to study the three, now-repealed central agricultural laws was in favor of not repealing them completely.

Lakhimpur Kheri case: BJP Minister's son Ashish Mishra gets bail

10 Feb 2022

India
Lakhimpur Kheri case: BJP Minister's son Ashish Mishra gets bail

Ashish Mishra, the main accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case, was granted bail on Thursday.

Canadians 'disgusted' by those protesting in Ottawa:  PM Trudeau

01 Feb 2022

World
Canadians 'disgusted' by those protesting in Ottawa: PM Trudeau

The protests in the capital city of Ottawa have not intimidated the citizens of the country, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday.

Explained: What went wrong with Modi's security in Punjab yesterday?

06 Jan 2022

India
Explained: What went wrong with Modi's security in Punjab yesterday?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had to cancel his visit to Punjab's Ferozepur on Wednesday over a "major lapse in security."

Modi asked 'Did farmers die for me?': Meghalaya Governor

03 Jan 2022

Politics
Modi asked 'Did farmers die for me?': Meghalaya Governor

Meghalaya Governor Satya Pal Malik on Sunday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi was "arrogant" when the two had met to discuss the farmers' protests.

Farmers protest: Why Singhu, Ghazipur borders will open by January

17 Dec 2021

India
Farmers protest: Why Singhu, Ghazipur borders will open by January

The Ghazipur and Singhu border crossings of Delhi will be reportedly open to commuters only from January despite the farmers' protest there ending.

Farmers' victory march today as yearlong protest comes to end

11 Dec 2021

India
Farmers' victory march today as yearlong protest comes to end

Thousands of farmers camping at Delhi's borders will hold a victory march on Saturday as they start returning to their homes in Punjab, Haryana, and other states.

Farmers to end protest at Delhi borders on December 11

09 Dec 2021

India
Farmers to end protest at Delhi borders on December 11

Farmers protesting at the borders of Delhi have decided to end the stir against the now-repealed farm laws on Saturday (December 11).

Farmers to end protest tomorrow as Centre agrees to demands

08 Dec 2021

Politics
Farmers to end protest tomorrow as Centre agrees to demands

Farmers are set to call off their protest against the central government's agricultural laws after taking a final call on Thursday noon.

NHAI suffers Rs. 2,731cr toll loss due to farmers' protest

02 Dec 2021

Business
NHAI suffers Rs. 2,731cr toll loss due to farmers' protest

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) suffered a revenue loss of more than Rs. 2,731 crore due to the ongoing farmers' protest.

Parliament passes bill to repeal farm laws sans discussion

29 Nov 2021

India
Parliament passes bill to repeal farm laws sans discussion

Both the Houses of Parliament on Monday passed the Farm Laws Repeal Bill.

Union Cabinet clears bill to repeal three farm laws

24 Nov 2021

Politics
Union Cabinet clears bill to repeal three farm laws

The Union Cabinet Wednesday cleared The Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021, to fulfill Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement last week.

Modi to attend all-party meeting ahead of Parliament's Winter Session

22 Nov 2021

Politics
Modi to attend all-party meeting ahead of Parliament's Winter Session

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will reportedly attend an all-party meeting on Sunday (November 28), a day before the Winter Session of Parliament begins.

Legalize MSP, sack Minister: Farmers' demands to PM Modi

22 Nov 2021

India
Legalize MSP, sack Minister: Farmers' demands to PM Modi

Farmers protesting at Delhi's borders wrote an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi listing their remaining demands after the central government agreed to repeal the controversial agricultural laws.

Union Cabinet meet on Wednesday on farm law repeal: Reports

21 Nov 2021

India
Union Cabinet meet on Wednesday on farm law repeal: Reports

The Union Cabinet is likely to meet on Wednesday (November 24) to discuss the repeal of three contentious farm laws as announced by Prime Minister Modi on Friday.

Farmers' body holds meeting after government agrees to repeal laws

21 Nov 2021

India
Farmers' body holds meeting after government agrees to repeal laws

The Samyukta Kisan Morcha, an umbrella body leading the farmers' protest, is meeting at the Singhu border on Sunday.

Farmers yet to withdraw tractor march despite PM Modi's announcement

20 Nov 2021

India
Farmers yet to withdraw tractor march despite PM Modi's announcement

Farmers' leaders on Saturday said they are yet to withdraw the proposed tractor march to the Parliament during its Winter Session.

Farm laws' repeal: Amarinder Singh to ally with Punjab BJP

19 Nov 2021

Politics
Farm laws' repeal: Amarinder Singh to ally with Punjab BJP

Former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday appreciated the central government's announcement to repeal the contentious farm laws.

'Regressive': SC panel member slams PM Modi's farm laws U-turn

19 Nov 2021

India
'Regressive': SC panel member slams PM Modi's farm laws U-turn

Anil Ghanwat, a member of the Supreme Court-appointed panel on farm laws, on Friday slammed the central government's decision to repeal the three controversial farm laws.

Farmers' protest will continue until laws scrapped in Parliament: Tikait

19 Nov 2021

India
Farmers' protest will continue until laws scrapped in Parliament: Tikait

The farmers' protest will not be withdrawn immediately, Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait said on Friday.

'Repeal farm laws first': Farmers denounce Modi government's Kartarpur move

17 Nov 2021

India
'Repeal farm laws first': Farmers denounce Modi government's Kartarpur move

Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led central government announced the reopening of the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor from Wednesday following months of closure.

Haryana: Farmers attack BJP MP's car; hold party leaders hostage

06 Nov 2021

Politics
Haryana: Farmers attack BJP MP's car; hold party leaders hostage

Farmers' protests against three contentious farm laws had turned violent in Haryana on Friday after two senior BJP leaders were targeted by farmers in Hisar and Rohtak districts of the state.

'Government has until November 26,' Tikait's deadline for farmers' protest

01 Nov 2021

India
'Government has until November 26,' Tikait's deadline for farmers' protest

In a fresh warning to the central government, farmer leader Rakesh Tikait on Monday said that protests would be intensified further after November 26.

Disha Ravi toolkit case: Police mulls filing closure report

26 Oct 2021

India
Disha Ravi toolkit case: Police mulls filing closure report

The investigation into the case against climate activist Disha Ravi has hit a roadblock, The Indian Express reported citing sources, adding the police may file a closure report.

Singhu: Nihang arrested for assaulting poultry worker over 'free chicken'

22 Oct 2021

India
Singhu: Nihang arrested for assaulting poultry worker over 'free chicken'

A man identified as a Nihang sect member has been arrested for assaulting a poultry farm worker and breaking his leg at the Delhi-Haryana Singhu border.

Haryana Police books Singhu lynching victim for desecrating holy book

21 Oct 2021

India
Haryana Police books Singhu lynching victim for desecrating holy book

The Haryana Police have registered an FIR against Lakhbir Singh at Kundli police station on October 17.

SC says farmers can protest, but can't block roads indefinitely

21 Oct 2021

India
SC says farmers can protest, but can't block roads indefinitely

The Supreme Court on Thursday said that farmers have a right to protest, but they cannot block roads indefinitely.

'Cannot be an unending story': SC on Lakhimpur case probe

20 Oct 2021

India
'Cannot be an unending story': SC on Lakhimpur case probe

The Supreme Court of India today slammed the Uttar Pradesh government over its handling of the Lakhimpur Kheri violence which claimed the lives of eight people.

Four, including BJP leader, arrested for farmers' killing in UP

19 Oct 2021

India
Four, including BJP leader, arrested for farmers' killing in UP

Four more people, including a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, have been arrested in connection with the Lakhimpur Kheri violence in Uttar Pradesh.

MoS Ajay Mishra blames local police for Lakhimpur Kheri violence

18 Oct 2021

Politics
MoS Ajay Mishra blames local police for Lakhimpur Kheri violence

Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra on Sunday blamed the local police for the Lakhimpur Kheri violence earlier this month.

Farmers stage 'Rail Roko' today to seek Union Minister's resignation

18 Oct 2021

India
Farmers stage 'Rail Roko' today to seek Union Minister's resignation

Farmers will today hold a "Rail Roko" protest to call for the sacking and arrest of Union Minister Ajay Mishra over the Lakhimpur Kheri violence.

Surrendered Nihang says 'no regrets' over Singhu lynching

16 Oct 2021

India
Surrendered Nihang says 'no regrets' over Singhu lynching

Nihang Sarabjit Singh, who had surrendered to the Haryana Police claiming responsibility for the gruesome killing of a 35-year-old man at the farmers' protest in Delhi's Singhu border, had told the media he has "no regrets" for the brutal killing.

Who was Lakhbir Singh, the man brutally killed at Singhu?

16 Oct 2021

India
Who was Lakhbir Singh, the man brutally killed at Singhu?

A chilling murder at a farmers' protest site at the Singhu border near national capital Delhi on Friday made headlines and rattled people across the country.

Who are Nihang Sikhs? Sect in spotlight after Singhu killing

16 Oct 2021

India
Who are Nihang Sikhs? Sect in spotlight after Singhu killing

The brutal killing of a Dalit Sikh man allegedly by Nihang Sikhs at the farmers' protest site in Delhi's Singhu border Friday once again brought the spotlight to the obscure Sikh warrior order of Nihangs.

Body with hand chopped off found at farmers' protest site

15 Oct 2021

India
Body with hand chopped off found at farmers' protest site

A man was brutally lynched and tied up at a farmers' protest site near Delhi this morning, sparking outrage among the protesters.

Priyanka Gandhi stopped on way to Lakhimpur for prayer meet

12 Oct 2021

Politics
Priyanka Gandhi stopped on way to Lakhimpur for prayer meet

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was reportedly stopped while on her way to attend the "antim ardas" (final prayer) of the farmers who were killed in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri earlier this month.

Maharashtra bandh today in support of farmers

11 Oct 2021

India
Maharashtra bandh today in support of farmers

All non-essential shops and services will remain shut across Maharashtra on Monday as the state government has announced a bandh or strike in support of farmers.

Maharashtra bandh tomorrow to back farmers after Lakhimpur Kheri incident

10 Oct 2021

India
Maharashtra bandh tomorrow to back farmers after Lakhimpur Kheri incident

Leaders of the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) have urged people to show support for farmers by closing their shops and establishments during the statewide bandh (strike) on Monday.

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