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The tractor march began from the UP Gate around 9.30am. They drove on the inner lanes of the Delhi-Meerut expressway for about an hour to reach the EPE’s Dasna interchange.

3,000 tractors at farmers’ march

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Fareeha Iftikhar, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 08, 2021 02:14 AM IST
In Nuh district of Haryana, some farmers alleged that they were prevented from joining the rally. The protesters, along with local residents.
Protesting farmers on a tractor at Delhi’s border with UP on Wednesday.
Protesting farmers on a tractor at Delhi’s border with UP on Wednesday.

Ahead of talks with govt, protesting farmers to carry out tractor march today

Hindustan Times, New Delhi/Ghaziabad/Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 09:07 AM IST
Farmers have been camping at several Delhi border points since November 28, demanding repeal of the laws, and a legal guarantee on minimum support prices for their crops, among other issues
Noida: Farmers setup makeshift tents at Chilla border during the ongoing protest against the new farm laws, in Noida, Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. (PTI Photo)(PTI01_04_2021_000200B)(PTI)
Noida: Farmers setup makeshift tents at Chilla border during the ongoing protest against the new farm laws, in Noida, Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. (PTI Photo)(PTI01_04_2021_000200B)(PTI)

Farmers continue protests a day after talks with Centre remain inconclusive

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 12:19 PM IST
The seventh round of talks held on Monday between the Centre and representatives of the protesting farmers to resolve the deadlock over the farm laws remained inconclusive.
Farmers walk through rain during a protest against the new farm laws, at Ghazipur border near New Delhi on Sunday.(PTI Photo)
Farmers walk through rain during a protest against the new farm laws, at Ghazipur border near New Delhi on Sunday.(PTI Photo)

Seventh round of talks between farmers, govt on Monday; both sides hopeful of positive outcome

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2021 08:04 PM IST
Leaders of a participating farmer union held a press conference on Saturday where they threatened to march to Delhi on January 26 with their tractors, trolleys and other vehicles if their demands are not met.
Farmer leader Abhimanyu Kohar, who is a member of Sankyukt Kisan Morcha, said farmers have waterproof tents but they cannot protect them from biting cold and waterlogging.(HT Photo)
Farmer leader Abhimanyu Kohar, who is a member of Sankyukt Kisan Morcha, said farmers have waterproof tents but they cannot protect them from biting cold and waterlogging.(HT Photo)

Rains, waterlogging cause inconvenience to farmers protesting at Delhi borders

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 03, 2021 01:18 PM IST
The continuous downpour led to waterlogging at agitation venues and waterproof tents did not help much, according to the protesters.
Farm to factory is the need of the hour. Apart from part-time seasonal farming, a small farmer and a farm labourer have sufficient time to work and can earn Rs 12,000-Rs 15,000 a month easily after eight hours of labour in a nearby factory. This can ensure an additional income to minimise the dependency on the sole agriculture-based income.(HT file photo)
Farm to factory is the need of the hour. Apart from part-time seasonal farming, a small farmer and a farm labourer have sufficient time to work and can earn Rs 12,000-Rs 15,000 a month easily after eight hours of labour in a nearby factory. This can ensure an additional income to minimise the dependency on the sole agriculture-based income.(HT file photo)

Farm to factory: Small farmers need second source of income

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By AS Mittal
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2021 04:47 PM IST
Farming is a seasonal affair, not a full-time job. The second job option is mostly required by the small, marginal farmers and farm labourers in nearby areas. Industrial investment should be encouraged in rural and backward areas by offering special incentives.
The trickiest two demands — a repeal of the new three farm laws, and a legislation guaranteeing minimum support prices for 23 farm commodities — have been deferred until Jan 4. The fate of the talks and their outcome hinge on these two issues. There are big hurdles still to be crossed.(Sameer Sehgal/Hindustan Times)
The trickiest two demands — a repeal of the new three farm laws, and a legislation guaranteeing minimum support prices for 23 farm commodities — have been deferred until Jan 4. The fate of the talks and their outcome hinge on these two issues. There are big hurdles still to be crossed.(Sameer Sehgal/Hindustan Times)

The government and farmers’ dialogue is good news

UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2021 06:01 AM IST
But the issue is still a work in progress as there are still hurdles to be crossed
The dog that farmer Omnarayan Verma named in his will as his heir.(HT PHOTO)
The dog that farmer Omnarayan Verma named in his will as his heir.(HT PHOTO)

Farmer in Madhya Pradesh declares dog legal heir in will along with wife

Hindustan Times, Bhopal/Chhindwara | By Sachin Pandey
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2020 12:49 AM IST
The farmer who mad the will after a domestic dispute, emphasized in his will that his wife and dog will be his legal heirs and after his death they would be owners of his properties.
Justin Trudeau, Canada's prime minister, arrives for a news conference in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, on Friday, December 18, 2020.(Bloomberg)
Justin Trudeau, Canada's prime minister, arrives for a news conference in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, on Friday, December 18, 2020.(Bloomberg)

Canadian farmers outraged over PM Justin Trudeau’s move to hike carbon taxes

Hindustan Times, Toronto | By Anirudh Bhattacharyya
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2020 01:04 PM IST
According to the Canadian government’s new climate action plan to achieve net zero emissions in 2050, it announced that it will “increase the carbon price by $15 per year starting in 2023”, raising it to “$170 per tonne in 2030”
The farmers are protesting as they feel the laws will put them at the mercy of large corporations and end the minimum support price (MSP) that they receive for important crops.(Satish Bate/HT PHOTO)
The farmers are protesting as they feel the laws will put them at the mercy of large corporations and end the minimum support price (MSP) that they receive for important crops.(Satish Bate/HT PHOTO)

Prayer meetings as protesting farmers to observe ‘Shradhanjali Diwas’ today

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2020 07:02 AM IST
Prayer meetings will be organised on Sunday to recognise the sacrifices made by farmers since the agitation started, farmers’ leaders have said.
Stalin said he condemned the statement of the government that those protesting against the farm laws are anti-nationals and supported the farmers.(ANI Twitter)
Stalin said he condemned the statement of the government that those protesting against the farm laws are anti-nationals and supported the farmers.(ANI Twitter)

DMK, allies observe one-day fast in support of agitating farmers

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2020 12:45 PM IST
Stalin said he condemned the statement of the government that those protesting against the farm laws are anti-nationals and supported the farmers.
Members of Bhartiya Kisan Union blocked traffic from Delhi to Noida at Chilla border, in protest gainst new farm laws, in Noida.(Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)
Members of Bhartiya Kisan Union blocked traffic from Delhi to Noida at Chilla border, in protest gainst new farm laws, in Noida.(Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)

Farmers’ protest: Jhatikara border open for two-wheelers, pedestrian

New Delhi | By Asian News International | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2020 09:56 AM IST
“Tikri, Dhansa Borders are closed for any Traffic Movement. Jhatikara Borders is open only for two-wheelers and pedestrian movement,” Delhi Traffic Police tweeted.
Baba Ram Singh, a Sikh priest from Haryana, who had joined the farmers' protest, died by alleged suicide at Singhu border in New Delhi on Wednesday.(PTI File Photo)
Baba Ram Singh, a Sikh priest from Haryana, who had joined the farmers' protest, died by alleged suicide at Singhu border in New Delhi on Wednesday.(PTI File Photo)

‘Soft-spoken, altruistic’ farmers’: Followers pay respects to priest who died by suicide

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh/Karnal | By Neeraj Mohan
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2020 03:15 AM IST
The soft-spoken Baba, known for his sense of charity and in-depth knowledge of Sikhism, had a huge following across religions, castes, communities and countries.
The farmers have been camping at several border points into Delhi for three weeks, demanding that the new farm laws be repealed(Ajay Aggarwal /HT PHOTO)
The farmers have been camping at several border points into Delhi for three weeks, demanding that the new farm laws be repealed(Ajay Aggarwal /HT PHOTO)

38 year old farmer dies near Tikri border protest site, cause unknown

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
PUBLISHED ON DEC 17, 2020 02:03 PM IST
Jai Singh, a resident of Tungwali village in Bathinda district, and his brother had been part of the farmers’ protest at the Haryana-Delhi border. Jai Singh was found dead in the morning. The exact cause of the death can be ascertained after a post mortem.
The Supreme Court said it is thinking of setting up impartial and independent panel of agri experts and farmer unions to resolve impasse on farm laws.(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
The Supreme Court said it is thinking of setting up impartial and independent panel of agri experts and farmer unions to resolve impasse on farm laws.(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)

‘Protest a constitutional right but...’: Supreme Court hears plea seeking removal of protesting farmers from Delhi borders

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2020 01:43 PM IST
Attorney General KK Venugopal said that the farmers are violating Covid-19 guidelines which could lead to spread of the infection.
Relatives of farmers who are believed to have died by suicide over debt issues, seen holding photographs of the deceased during the ongoing protest against new farm laws, at Tikri Border in New Delhi.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Relatives of farmers who are believed to have died by suicide over debt issues, seen holding photographs of the deceased during the ongoing protest against new farm laws, at Tikri Border in New Delhi.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Widows, mothers of farmers who died by suicide join stir at Delhi’s Tikri border

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Fareeha Iftikhar, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2020 05:18 AM IST
Holding photographs of their loved ones, the women were seen raising slogans against the new farm laws at the Delhi-Haryana border in Tikri near a separate stage set up by Bharatiya Kisan Union (Ugrahan).
Retired army personnel at Singhu border.
Retired army personnel at Singhu border.

Delhi: Retired Army veterans join farmers’ protest, celebrate Vijay Diwas at protest venue

By Karn Pratap Singh, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2020 07:26 AM IST
The retired Army officers said that the farmers and defence personnel are two sides of the same coin and by supporting the farmers they will be able to uphold former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri’s slogan, “Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan”.
Farmers stage a protest against the Centre's new farm laws, at Singhu border near Delhi on Tuesday.(PTI Photo)
Farmers stage a protest against the Centre's new farm laws, at Singhu border near Delhi on Tuesday.(PTI Photo)

Will farmers continue their protest at Delhi border or shift to other place? Crucial Supreme Court hearing today

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2020 09:43 AM IST
The petition has been filed by law student Rishabh Sharma who said that commuters are facing hardships due to the road blockades and farmer gatherings might lead to an increase in the number of Covid-19 cases.
Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati. (ANI file)
Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati. (ANI file)

IIT Guwahati students’ startup ‘develops’ multilingual app for farmers to manage crops

Guwahati | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2020 06:17 PM IST
The agri-tech start-up which is free for small farmers has been developed with the goal of optimising in-farm productivity through Artificial Intelligence (AI), a press release issued by IIT, Guwahati said.
Farmers have organised sit-in protests across the country and observed a hunger strike from 8 am to 5 pm on Monday.(ANI Photo)
Farmers have organised sit-in protests across the country and observed a hunger strike from 8 am to 5 pm on Monday.(ANI Photo)

Willing to listen to farmers, best interests in mind: Govt

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON DEC 15, 2020 03:45 AM IST
Farmers fear the reforms could pave the way for the government to stop buying staples at federally fixed minimum support prices (MSPs), erode their bargaining power and leave them at the mercy of private buyers.
Farmers raise slogans during a demonstration against the new farm laws outside Deputy Commissioner’s office, in Amritsar, Punjab on Monday.(Sameer Sehgal/HT Photo)
Farmers raise slogans during a demonstration against the new farm laws outside Deputy Commissioner’s office, in Amritsar, Punjab on Monday.(Sameer Sehgal/HT Photo)

Farmers in several states join agitation, sit on hunger strike

Hindustan Times, New Delhi/Chandigarh/Jaipur/Noida | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi/chandigarh/jaipur/noida
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2020 03:20 AM IST
In Punjab and Haryana, farmers shouted slogans outside the offices of district commissioners and took out protest marches.
Farmers congregate during a protest against the new farm laws at Singhu (Delhi-Haryana Border) near New Delhi on Monday.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Farmers congregate during a protest against the new farm laws at Singhu (Delhi-Haryana Border) near New Delhi on Monday.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

We are not terrorists, but are fighting for our rights, say protesting farmers

New Delhi | By Asian News International | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2020 11:47 PM IST
As many as 40 farmer leaders of United Farmers Front observed a hunger strike on Monday at various border points near Delhi against the Centre’s newly enacted farm laws between 8 am and 5 pm.
Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal (fourth from left) and other senior leaders besides Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) chief Bibi Jagir Kaur attending the bhog ceremony of the akhand path to mark the party’s centenary at Akal Takht in Amritsar on Monday.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)
Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal (fourth from left) and other senior leaders besides Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) chief Bibi Jagir Kaur attending the bhog ceremony of the akhand path to mark the party’s centenary at Akal Takht in Amritsar on Monday.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)

Sukhbir accuses BJP of creating communal divide to torpedo farmers’ protest

UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2020 01:00 AM IST
At party’s 100th foundation day at Akal Takht, SAD chief says still stands by Anandpur Sahib resolution for stronger federal structure
Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar(PTI photo)
Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar(PTI photo)

‘Anti-Modi elements part of protests, not farmers’: Union agriculture minister Narendra Tomar

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2020 11:34 AM IST
“The government has successfully initiated dialogue but the farmers’ union have not been able to reach at a unanimous decision. We are at a deadlock because people of separatist ideology are a part of the protests. These people are not farmers but anti-Modi elements,” he said.
The vehicular movement on the highway was diverted through Bansur and other routes in Alwar. Vehicles are plying on the one-way lane from Delhi to Jaipur. (Photo@RKumarMadaan)
The vehicular movement on the highway was diverted through Bansur and other routes in Alwar. Vehicles are plying on the one-way lane from Delhi to Jaipur. (Photo@RKumarMadaan)

Delhi-Jaipur highway partially opened amid farmers’ protest

Hindustasn Times, Kota | By Aabshar H Quazi
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2020 07:10 PM IST
Farmers of several organisations reached the Haryana border near Jaisinghpur-Khera area through Behror, Kotputli and Shahjahanpur of Rajasthan.
Rehaan said he distributed bananas and biscuits and will come to the place again.(ANI)
Rehaan said he distributed bananas and biscuits and will come to the place again.(ANI)

Four-year-old distributes biscuits, bananas to protesting farmers at Delhi-Ghazipur border

Ghazipur border | By Asian News International | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON DEC 13, 2020 09:34 AM IST
Rehaan’s father Mehtab Alam said he has been coming to the site of protest daily from nearby Vaishali.
Pizzas being served to protesting farmers.(HT Photo)
Pizzas being served to protesting farmers.(HT Photo)

Pasta, pizza, ‘pinni’…Ludhiana villages spoil farmers for choice

Hindustan Times/Ludhiana | By Mohit Khanna, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2020 04:38 PM IST
Residents of Barmi and Boparai Kalan villages have started a ‘langar’ of pizza and pasta for the protesters at Singhu border.
Traffic movement continued to flow as usual across toll plazas in Agra amid farmers’ call to block Agra-Delhi Expressway today to protest against the farm laws.(HT photo/Sanjeev Verma (Representative image))
Traffic movement continued to flow as usual across toll plazas in Agra amid farmers’ call to block Agra-Delhi Expressway today to protest against the farm laws.(HT photo/Sanjeev Verma (Representative image))

Free flow of traffic on Agra-Delhi Expressway amid farmers’ call to block it

Agra | By Asian News International | Posted by Prashasti Singh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 12, 2020 01:53 PM IST
“There are five major toll plazas here and we have no information of any one of them being blocked by farmers. We are monitoring the plazas as well,” Satyajeet Gupta, Assistant Superintendent of Police (West) Agra told ANI.
Addressing the FICCI Annual Convention, the Prime Minister said tax terrorism and Inspector Raj are things of the past.(PTI)
Addressing the FICCI Annual Convention, the Prime Minister said tax terrorism and Inspector Raj are things of the past.(PTI)

Govt committed to protect interest of farmers through its policies: PM Modi

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Prashasti Singh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 12, 2020 01:20 PM IST
The government has taken various initiatives to improve the income of people engaged in the farm sector, PM Modi said, adding that farmers now have options to sell their crops in mandis as well as to outside parties.
The farmers having rejected Centre’s amended proposal have now vowed to intensify their protests. (Photo @CMMadhyaPradesh)
The farmers having rejected Centre’s amended proposal have now vowed to intensify their protests. (Photo @CMMadhyaPradesh)

MSP will not end, will not end, will not end: Shivraj Chouhan to farmers

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2020 07:58 PM IST
Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who took over as Madhya Pradesh chief minister for the fourth time in March, advised farmers to keep up the dialogue for a resolution.
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