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Thousands of farmers, mostly from Punjab, Haryana and western Uttar Pradesh, have been camping at three Delhi border points.(Reuters file photo)

Not afraid of coronavirus, won't take jabs: Farmer leaders

PTI, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 01, 2021 06:15 PM IST
However, they also said they will not stop any farmer camping at several Delhi borders from getting vaccinated as it is an individual choice.
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Delhi chief minister and AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal addressing th Kisan Mahapanchayat in Meerut on Sunday.(ANI Photo)
Delhi chief minister and AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal addressing th Kisan Mahapanchayat in Meerut on Sunday.(ANI Photo)

'Centre can buy farm produce at MSP', says Kejriwal; shares formula

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 28, 2021 03:45 PM IST
Thousands of farmers have been protesting at Delhi's borders with Haryana and Uttar Pradesh against three central farm laws. Kejriwal supported their protest and termed the three laws as 'black laws'.
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BKU leader Rakesh Tikait addresses during the ongoing farmer protest against the new farm laws at Ghazipur border, in New Delhi on Saturday. (ANI Photo )
BKU leader Rakesh Tikait addresses during the ongoing farmer protest against the new farm laws at Ghazipur border, in New Delhi on Saturday. (ANI Photo )

Rakesh Tikait to tour 5 states in March to drum up support for farmers' protest

PTI, Ghaziabad
PUBLISHED ON FEB 28, 2021 06:35 AM IST
"Farmers' meetings will be held in Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka and Telangana, while two meetings will also be held in Uttar Pradesh in March," BKU said.
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Farmers raise slogans during a protest against the new farm laws, at the Delhi-Ghazipur border in New Delhi on Thursday. (ANI Photo)
Farmers raise slogans during a protest against the new farm laws, at the Delhi-Ghazipur border in New Delhi on Thursday. (ANI Photo)

Showed utmost respect to protesting farmers, engaged in dialogue: India at UNHRC

ANI, Geneva [switzerland]
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 07:17 AM IST
Ambassador Indra Mani Pandey, Permanent Representative of India, said that the India has set a goal of doubling the income of farmers by 2024.
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New Delhi: Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar arrives at Parliament during the ongoing Budget Session, in New Delhi, Monday, Feb. 8, 2021. (PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist)(PTI02_08_2021_000053A)(PTI)
New Delhi: Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar arrives at Parliament during the ongoing Budget Session, in New Delhi, Monday, Feb. 8, 2021. (PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist)(PTI02_08_2021_000053A)(PTI)

Farmers’ protest completes 3 months, Kisan Cong to gherao Tomar's house today

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Kanishka Sarkar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 12:04 PM IST
While the farmers want a complete roll-back of three farm laws, the government has ruled out agreeing to the demand and has offered to make amendments to the legislation.
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Farmers hold placards as they protest against the three farm laws at Tikri border in New Delhi on Tuesday. (ANI photo)
Farmers hold placards as they protest against the three farm laws at Tikri border in New Delhi on Tuesday. (ANI photo)

Farmers from UP villages to fast, send messages to PM every day from March 1

ANI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 07:29 AM IST
The RKMS leader extended solidarity to those farmers who were continuing their protest at the borders of Delhi.
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At least 20 traffic heavy stretches across Delhi may soon get “location-specific” decongestion plans to reduce traffic jams and facilitate smooth vehicular movement, officials from Delhi Traffic Police said.(HT File PHOTO)
At least 20 traffic heavy stretches across Delhi may soon get “location-specific” decongestion plans to reduce traffic jams and facilitate smooth vehicular movement, officials from Delhi Traffic Police said.(HT File PHOTO)

New updates from HT: Key Delhi borders remain shut, traffic diverted

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2021 08:58 AM IST
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The resolution also made a pointed reference to the India-China standoff along the LAC and said, “India will not let any expansionist strategy succeed on its borders. Under the leadership of PM Modi, India has proved this at every given opportunity.”(Twitter/narendramodi)
The resolution also made a pointed reference to the India-China standoff along the LAC and said, “India will not let any expansionist strategy succeed on its borders. Under the leadership of PM Modi, India has proved this at every given opportunity.”(Twitter/narendramodi)

BJP resolution lauds agri laws, Covid fight

PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2021 06:08 AM IST
The resolution, passed at the end of a daylong national office bearers’ meeting addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, also praised the Union government’s response to the Covid pandemic, its economic management amid a global slump and efforts at ensuring the passage of new farm and labour laws.
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Activist Disha Ravi was sent to five-day Delhi Police special cell custody, in New Delhi on Sunday. (ANI Photo )
Activist Disha Ravi was sent to five-day Delhi Police special cell custody, in New Delhi on Sunday. (ANI Photo )

Disha Ravi’s petition in Delhi High Court in ‘toolkit case’: Who said what 

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kanishka Sarkar
PUBLISHED ON FEB 19, 2021 03:24 PM IST
Toolkit case: The court, however, refused to take down the articles already published and said that the issue would be considered at a later stage.
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Farmers sitting on railway tracks near sector 19 in Panchkula (HT Photo)
Farmers sitting on railway tracks near sector 19 in Panchkula (HT Photo)

Highlights: Will march towards Kolkata, announces BKU's Rakesh Tikait

UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2021 01:21 AM IST
The farm unions have demanded that the government must “immediately” resolve the farmers' issues or they will intensify the agitation and mobilise more farmers for support.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a video conference, in New Delhi. (ANI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a video conference, in New Delhi. (ANI)

PM Modi: Small farmers already benefiting from new laws

By Umesh Raghuvanshi, Hindustan Times, Lucknow
UPDATED ON FEB 18, 2021 03:57 AM IST
“The new farm laws are already benefiting small farmers…But efforts are being made to spread misinformation,” Modi said, dedicating to people a medical college in Bahraich at the same event.
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Disha Ravi was arrested by Delhi Police on Saturday. (@HasibaAmin/Twitter Photo )
Disha Ravi was arrested by Delhi Police on Saturday. (@HasibaAmin/Twitter Photo )

Delhi Police ask Zoom to share details of farm stir ‘toolkit’ meeting

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Kanishka Sarkar
PUBLISHED ON FEB 16, 2021 02:21 PM IST
The police claim that it was Ravi who shared the toolkit with Swedish environmentalist Greta Thunberg and later asked the latter to delete the Twitter post carrying the document.
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Nihang Sikhs at Red Fort during the farmers' tractor rally on Republic Day, in New Delhi. (Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)
Nihang Sikhs at Red Fort during the farmers' tractor rally on Republic Day, in New Delhi. (Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)

Zoom meet held before Republic Day to create Twitter storm: Report

ANI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 15, 2021 02:19 PM IST
A day after Disha Ravi was arrested and sent to five days of police custody the Delhi Police have now issued a non-bailable warrant against activists Nikita Jacob and Shantanu.
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Haryana agriculture minister addressing a press conference. (Screengrab)
Haryana agriculture minister addressing a press conference. (Screengrab)

‘Would’ve died at home too’: Haryana minister on farmers’ deaths during protests

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Kanishka Sarkar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 14, 2021 11:24 AM IST
Haryana agriculture minister Jai Prakash Dalal later apologised for his comments and alleged that they were "twisted" and a "wrong meaning" was given to his statement.
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Farmers shout slogans at the site during their ongoing protest against farm laws at Delhi-Ghazipur border, in Delhi on Saturday. (ANI Photo)
Farmers shout slogans at the site during their ongoing protest against farm laws at Delhi-Ghazipur border, in Delhi on Saturday. (ANI Photo)

As farmers’ stir enters day 81, several Delhi borders remain closed

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Kanishka Sarkar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 14, 2021 08:49 AM IST
“Auchandi, Saboli, Lampur, Safiabad, Singhu school & Palla toll tax borders are open,” Delhi Police wrote in a post on Twitter.
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Tara Gandhi speaking to the farmers.(Sakib Ali/HT Photo)
Tara Gandhi speaking to the farmers.(Sakib Ali/HT Photo)

'So much truth': Mahatma Gandhi's granddaughter lends support to farmers

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Nilavro Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON FEB 13, 2021 11:07 PM IST
"There is so much truth in your reason that it speaks for itself. I am with truth and will always stand by it," Gandhi said.
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Farmers shouting slogans at the demonstration site during the ongoing farmer protest against the new farm laws at Ghazipur Border, in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)
Farmers shouting slogans at the demonstration site during the ongoing farmer protest against the new farm laws at Ghazipur Border, in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)

Here’s a list of Delhi borders closed due to farmers’ stir

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 11, 2021 02:12 PM IST
The Delhi Traffic Police issued a traffic alert to inform commuters about the borders that have been shut due to the farmers protests.
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Farmers ride a tractor during the ongoing protest against the new farm laws at Singhu Border in New Delhi on Tuesday. (ANI Photo)
Farmers ride a tractor during the ongoing protest against the new farm laws at Singhu Border in New Delhi on Tuesday. (ANI Photo)

PM says govt ready for talks, farmers announce rail roko agitation: Key points

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Kanishka Sarkar
PUBLISHED ON FEB 11, 2021 08:28 AM IST
  • The protesting farmers and the central leadership sides have held 11 meetings so far to end the impasse over the legislation but the talks have remained largely inconclusive.
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Farmers sitting at Tikri Border during their ongoing protest against farm laws, in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)
Farmers sitting at Tikri Border during their ongoing protest against farm laws, in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)

Farmers still agitating because Modi govt has failed to give 'alternative': SKM

PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 11, 2021 06:49 AM IST
"The truth is thate we are struggling on genuine issues of farmers for the past six months and have not raised any issue or demand beyond it," said an SKM leader.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi replies in Lok Sabha to the Motion of Thanks on the President's Address during the Budget Session of Parliament in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo/ LSTV)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi replies in Lok Sabha to the Motion of Thanks on the President's Address during the Budget Session of Parliament in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo/ LSTV)

PM cites 'Churchill Cigar Assistant' anecdote to underline need for change

PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 10, 2021 10:07 PM IST
  • To buttress his point for change, Modi cited a story of CCA, Churchill Cigar Assistant, in the office of Chief Secretary of Tamil Nadu. The post was specifically created for ensuring the supply of cigar to Churchill from Tiruchirappalli in the state.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi, Monday, Feb. 8, 2021. (PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi, Monday, Feb. 8, 2021. (PTI)

PM slams ‘andolanjeevi’ in Rajya Sabha farm laws defence

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 09, 2021 06:05 AM IST
  • At the same time, the PM appealed to agitating farm groups to call off their protests, said all doors for suggestions and improvement remain open, and invited them for continued discussions.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaking in the Rajya Sabha during ongoing Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi, on Monday(PTI Photo )
Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaking in the Rajya Sabha during ongoing Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi, on Monday(PTI Photo )

‘Working for small farmers’, says PM Modi amid farm stir, hits out at ‘new FDI’

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON FEB 08, 2021 03:11 PM IST
PM Modi said that since his government came to power in 2014, the Centre has initiated changes in the agriculture sector aimed at empowering farmers
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The activist, from the state of Punjab, before taking part in the protest was working in a factory based in Kundli in Haryana.(@meenaharris/Twitter)
The activist, from the state of Punjab, before taking part in the protest was working in a factory based in Kundli in Haryana.(@meenaharris/Twitter)

Nodeep Kaur: All you need to know about jailed Dalit activist

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Deepali Sharma, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 07, 2021 04:34 PM IST
The labour rights activist is associated with Mazdoor Adhikar Sangathan and has been part of the farmers' protest happening at the Singhu border.
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A large Tiranga car rally organised in support of farm laws on Saturday afternoon in Vancouver.
A large Tiranga car rally organised in support of farm laws on Saturday afternoon in Vancouver.

Trudeau govt wakes up to death threat to PM Modi, provides security to envoys

By Shishir Gupta, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 07, 2021 11:51 AM IST
The Trudeau government last Friday instructed the Royal Canadian Mounted Police to provide protection to the Indian embassies in Ottawa and Vancouver after external affairs minister S Jaishankar spoke to his Canadian counterpart Marc Garneau on February 5.
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Security deployment at Tikri border(ANI Photo )
Security deployment at Tikri border(ANI Photo )

Heavy police deployment at Delhi borders to keep up vigil day after ‘chakka jam’

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Kanishka Sarkar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 07, 2021 11:18 AM IST
On Saturday, farmers’ ‘chakka jam’ call —blockade of national and state highways— against the internet ban near the protest sites and alleged harassment by authorities remained largely peaceful.
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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses media at AICC HQ in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses media at AICC HQ in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)

Rahul Gandhi to visit Rajasthan next week to raise voice for protesting farmers

PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 07, 2021 07:24 AM IST
The protesting farmers have expressed apprehension that these laws would pave the way for the dismantling of the minimum support price system, leaving them at the "mercy" of big corporations.
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RJD leader Shivanand Tiwari's remark against Sachin Tendulkar came in for sharp criticism from the ruling BJP and its ally JD(U) which demanded an apology from him.(Reuters Photo)
RJD leader Shivanand Tiwari's remark against Sachin Tendulkar came in for sharp criticism from the ruling BJP and its ally JD(U) which demanded an apology from him.(Reuters Photo)

Centre fielded Tendulkar to counter global support for farmers: RJD leader

PTI, Patna
PUBLISHED ON FEB 06, 2021 09:48 AM IST
Tendulkar, Ravi Shastri and Virat Kohli on Wednesday joined Bollywood superstars Akshay Kumar and Ajay Devgn to support the Centre's call on standing against "propaganda" against the Indian government and its policies.
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An aerial view of farmers' protest site at Ghazipur border, ahead of farmers' proposed 'Chakka Jam' against the Centre's three agri laws, in New Delhi. (PTI Photo )
An aerial view of farmers' protest site at Ghazipur border, ahead of farmers' proposed 'Chakka Jam' against the Centre's three agri laws, in New Delhi. (PTI Photo )

Farmers call for 3-hour ‘chakka jam’, say Delhi won’t be impacted

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Kanishka Sarkar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 06, 2021 08:28 AM IST
Security at the farmers’ protest sites at Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur borders have been stepped up with multilayered barricading using barbed wiring on top, concrete walls, trenches, nails boards drilled onto roads and netting to stop pelted stones.
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Derek O'Brien took a swipe at the government over farmers' protest. (HT FILE PHOTO)
Derek O'Brien took a swipe at the government over farmers' protest. (HT FILE PHOTO)

On farm laws stir, TMC's Derek O'Brien says govt failed country at many levels

ANI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 04, 2021 02:24 PM IST
"Farmers are protesting for 76 days, they are being lathi-charged, called traitors, terrorists, Khalistanis. Talks happened 11 times, all failed, government claims to be a call away but doesn't bother," Derek O'Brien said.
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Opposition leaders at Ghazipur farmers' protest site on Thursday. (@HarsimratBadal_/Twitter Photo )
Opposition leaders at Ghazipur farmers' protest site on Thursday. (@HarsimratBadal_/Twitter Photo )

Protesters treated as anti-nationals: Badal after Ghazipur visit

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Kanishka Sarkar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2021 01:41 PM IST
The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader posted a video, in which she spoke about the lack of facilities at the protest side and added that they will try to raise it in Parliament.
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