Women farmer's shout slogans on the occasion of International Women Day during a protest against the new farm laws at Singhu Border, in New Delhi on Monday. (ANI Photo)
Women farmer's shout slogans on the occasion of International Women Day during a protest against the new farm laws at Singhu Border, in New Delhi on Monday. (ANI Photo)
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  • Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Singh Tikait warned that if needed, their tractors would reach the Parliament to press the government for the repeal of contentious farm laws.
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2021 10:06 PM IST

A Delhi court is scheduled to hear anticipatory bail petitions of activists Nikita Jacob and Shantanu Muluk, who have been accused in a toolkit case. The case involves the creation and sharing of a toolkit - an online document - in support of the farmers' protest.

Meanwhile, Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Singh Tikait warned that if needed, their tractors would reach the Parliament to press the government for the repeal of contentious farm laws. He also said that attacked the Centre and said the leaders chosen by voters are powerless. "He can't reply to us on his own. He gets back with files and returns with replies," he also said.

Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has been holding talks with farmers to end the stand-off over the farm laws. However, so far the talks have failed in bringing any resolution to the matter.

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    Farmer leaders to visit poll-bound West Bengal, Assam

    The Samyukta Kisan Morcha said that it would send a team of leaders to the poll-bound West Bengal and Assam in a bid to appeal to voters not to vote for the "anti-farmer" BJP. They would, however, not be campaigning for any other political outfit.

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    The Delhi court extended protection from arrest to Shantanu Muluk and Nikita Jacob till March 15 in the toolkit case.

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    The High Commission of India in London has condemned a debate among some British lawmakers on an e-petition over the right of peaceful protests amid the ongoing farmers’ stir.

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    Multiple borders of Delhi with Haryana and Uttar Pradesh remained closed for vehicular movement fully or partially on Tuesday as farmers continued to protest against the three farm laws at the city’s borders. Tuesday is the 104th day of the ongoing agitation. Read more

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    Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Singh Tikait on Monday said that lakhs of farmers in their tractors would reach Parliament to seek repeal of the three new farm laws if needed.

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