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Farm reform bills: Protesters lay siege to Ferozepur Road in Ludhiana

Say Centre is maligning farmers, press for rollback of contentious farm laws
Farmer unions staging a protest against the farm reform laws outside the Mini Secretariat in Ludhiana on Monday.(Gurpreet Singh/Ht)
Farmer unions staging a protest against the farm reform laws outside the Mini Secretariat in Ludhiana on Monday.(Gurpreet Singh/Ht)
Updated on Dec 15, 2020 12:46 AM IST
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Hindustan Times/Ludhiana | ByMohit Khanna, Ludhiana

Farmers begin day-long hunger strike as protest against farm laws intensifies

The protest has been going on for nearly 20 days, with the farmer demanding the repeal of the three laws passed by Parliament in September.
Farmers sitting on a hunger strike at Singhu border near Delhi on Monday.(ANI Photo)
Farmers sitting on a hunger strike at Singhu border near Delhi on Monday.(ANI Photo)
Updated on Dec 14, 2020 09:25 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi

Decision should be for farmers of entire country, not Punjab alone: Farm leaders

Union minister Amit Shah is likely to attend the meeting at 3pm today; farm union leaders go into huddle at Singhu on Delhi-Haryana border to build consensus
The farm leaders will ask the cabinet ministers meeting them to bring on board farm unions of the entire country for talks.(PTI Photo)
The farm leaders will ask the cabinet ministers meeting them to bring on board farm unions of the entire country for talks.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Dec 01, 2020 11:19 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent

On Delhi Chalo call, Haryana farmers set for faceoff with police at Karnal

Camp the night at Samana Bahu village, 25km from Karnal, while police rush reinforcements from other districts to stall their progress with barricades put up 5km from the town
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Updated on Nov 26, 2020 04:18 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Karnal | ByNeeraj Mohan

Farmers leaders in Punjab invited by Central govt for talks

Jagmohan Singh, state general secretary (BKU Dakaunda), has confirmed the development
Farmers block railway tracks in protest against the farm reform laws passed by Parliament recently.(HT Photo)
Farmers block railway tracks in protest against the farm reform laws passed by Parliament recently.(HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 11, 2020 05:36 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Sangrur | ByAvtar Singh, Sangrur

No option but to burn stubble, say farmers as doctors worry about Covid

Fear patient load will increase as virus impacts lungs and pollution from the burning fields can severely affect people’s health
Stubble being burnt after harvesting of paddy in Jalandhar last year.(ANI/For representation only)
Stubble being burnt after harvesting of paddy in Jalandhar last year.(ANI/For representation only)
Updated on Sep 24, 2020 04:38 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Patiala | ByVishal Rambani, Patiala

Haryana farmers gear up to block highways amid heavy police deployment

Farmer unions to focus on the northern districts of Yamunanagar, Kurukshetra, Ambala, Karnal and Kaithal with Bharatiya Kisan Union president Gurnam Singh Charuni leading the agitation in Yamunanagar by blocking NH344 near the Milk Majra toll plaza
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Updated on Sep 20, 2020 12:36 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Karnal | ByNeeraj Mohan, Karnal

Punjab’s farmer leaders to burn copies of farm bills tomorrow

Announce Punjab bandh on September 25; resolve not to engage any political party in the agitation
Representatives of farmer organisations met in Moga on Saturday to forge a common platform to oppose the farm bills.(HT file photo)
Representatives of farmer organisations met in Moga on Saturday to forge a common platform to oppose the farm bills.(HT file photo)
Updated on Sep 19, 2020 04:29 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | ByHT Correspondents

Beniwal demands case against Cong after farmer suicide

He also demanded booking the entire Congress committee which drafted the party manifesto announcing a complete farm waiver on charges of duping innocent farmers of the state.
Rashtriya Loktantrik Party MP from Nagaur Hanuman Beniwal, a farmer leader, on Monday, demanded that a criminal case should be registered against the Congress for making fake promises of loan waivers in their manifesto due to which farmers are committing suicide.(Representative image)
Rashtriya Loktantrik Party MP from Nagaur Hanuman Beniwal, a farmer leader, on Monday, demanded that a criminal case should be registered against the Congress for making fake promises of loan waivers in their manifesto due to which farmers are committing suicide.(Representative image)
Updated on Jun 25, 2019 12:02 AM IST
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Farmers call of stir on Punjab and Haryana high court intervention

The farmers had been squatting on the tracks in Jandiala near Amritsar since Monday in support of their demands, including full loan waiver, stopping auction of land and arrest of farmers, and payment for sugarcane crop with 15% interest.
Farmers carry their belongings as they prepare to move back to their native villages from the Delhi-Amritsar railway tracks after calling off their strike, at village Devi Dass Pura, about 20kms from Amritsar, on Wednesday.(PTI)
Farmers carry their belongings as they prepare to move back to their native villages from the Delhi-Amritsar railway tracks after calling off their strike, at village Devi Dass Pura, about 20kms from Amritsar, on Wednesday.(PTI)
Updated on Mar 07, 2019 08:12 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Amritsar/Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondents

Gadkari’s advice to sugarcane farmers in Sangli gets experts’ nod

Gadkari also insisted that the government should not give permission for new sugar factories as there is excess sugar when compared to consumption.
In India, Uttar Pradesh is the largest sugar producing state followed by Maharashtra.(HT Photo)
In India, Uttar Pradesh is the largest sugar producing state followed by Maharashtra.(HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 25, 2018 04:48 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | ByShrinivas Deshpande

Why dismissing Gaushala politics as Hindutva is wrong

Stray cattle destroying crops are not just a cause of economic loss, but also a big source of conflict
A bunch of BJP activists sitting outside the local party office in Surkhi assembly constituency in Sagar district listed the cattle menace as the biggest problem for farmers.(HT File Photo)
A bunch of BJP activists sitting outside the local party office in Surkhi assembly constituency in Sagar district listed the cattle menace as the biggest problem for farmers.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Dec 05, 2018 11:53 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRoshan Kishore

Noida CEO Tandon given additional charge of Greater Noida authority

Greater Noida authority CEO Debasish Panda was transferred as additional secretary to the Union finance ministry. Farmers and the homebuyers are of the view that in the absence of a separate dedicated CEO for Noida and Greater Noida industrial authorities, public work may suffer
Noida CEO Alok Tandon said he will be available at the Greater Noida authority office on Tuesdays and Thursdays.(Vinod Rajput/HT Photo)
Noida CEO Alok Tandon said he will be available at the Greater Noida authority office on Tuesdays and Thursdays.(Vinod Rajput/HT Photo)
Published on Mar 27, 2018 11:43 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByVinod Rajput, Greater Noida

Poppy husk destruction dilemma: Govt mulling self-certification to avoid annoying farmers in election year

The state government is thinking of allowing self-certification by farmers themselves in the matter of destruction of doda chura (poppy husk), because many farmers have illegally sold their poppy husk in the black market and will run foul on the law if the poppy husk is weighed before destruction.
Police seized 1.45 quintal poppy husk worth around <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>3 lakh in Neemuch on Friday but peddlers managed to escape, leaving an Indica car and contraband behind.(HT photo)
Police seized 1.45 quintal poppy husk worth around 3 lakh in Neemuch on Friday but peddlers managed to escape, leaving an Indica car and contraband behind.(HT photo)
Updated on Aug 19, 2019 08:51 AM IST
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Punya Priya Mitra and Mustafa Hussain, Hindustan Times, Bhopal | ByHT Correspondent
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