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Bengaluru: Clashes break out between JDS workers and farmer activists at Cubbon

Farmer leader Kodihalli Chandrashekhar during a press meet after a clash between JD(S) supporters and his supporters at Press Club, in Bengaluru on Saturday. (ANI Photo)
Published on May 29, 2022 02:23 PM IST

In Punjab, KCR warns Centre: ‘Farmers can change governments’

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao with a family of a martyr of the Galwan Valley conflict in Chandigarh on Sunday.
Updated on May 22, 2022 07:07 PM IST

'Centre wanted to jail farmers in stadiums, but…': Arvind Kejriwal in Punjab

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and their Telangana counterpart K Chandrashekar Rao in Chandigarh on Sunday, 
Updated on May 22, 2022 06:29 PM IST

Sidhu targets Mann, Kejriwal as Punjab sees farmers' protest: ‘Don't run to…'

The farmers said that we will stay here and register their protest till Bhagwant Mann fulfill their demands.
Published on May 18, 2022 01:20 PM IST

Farmers begin protest against Punjab government

Farmers protest near Chandigarh-Mohali border after being stopped from heading towards Chandigarh, in Mohali on Tuesday. (PTI)
Updated on May 18, 2022 09:40 AM IST

Ashish Mishra surrenders after top court rejected bail in Lakhimpur Kheri case 

Union minister Ajay Mishra's son Ashish Mishra.  
Updated on Apr 24, 2022 04:30 PM IST

‘Denial of victims to be heard…’: SC on Lakhimpur Kheri violence | Top quotes

The October 3 last year violence in Lakhimpur Kheri had left eight persons dead, including four farmers, a local journalist, two BJP workers and a driver. 
Updated on Apr 19, 2022 01:41 PM IST

KCR deadline to PM over paddy issue at Delhi protest: ‘Farmers can topple govt'

Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao with BKU spokesperson Rakesh Tikait during a sit-in protest against the Centre's paddy procurement policy in New Delhi on Monday, 
Updated on Apr 11, 2022 02:07 PM IST

Lakhimpur Kheri case: Witness attacked over Holi colour, UP govt tells top court

Union minister Ajay Mishra's son Ashish Mishra. 
Updated on Mar 30, 2022 02:11 PM IST

SC panel had opined against repeal of farm laws, reveals member

Farm leaders associated with the Samyukt Kisan Morcha, a platform that led the massive protests, refused to take part in the panel’s consultations (HT FILE)
Updated on Mar 23, 2022 05:12 PM IST

Notices served on plea against bail to Ashish Mishra in Lakhimpur Kheri case

The plea seeking cancellation of Ashish Mishra’s bail has been filed by Jagjeet Singh, Pawan Kashyap and Sukhwinder Singh – family members of three of the victims (FILE)
Updated on Mar 17, 2022 06:15 PM IST

SKM plans to restart farmers’ agitation over govt’s ‘unkept’ promises

SKM members at a meeting in New Delhi on Monday (Raj K Raj/HT)
Updated on Mar 15, 2022 04:03 AM IST

Farmers’ stir in Delhi: Red Fort violence case among 17 to be taken back

Farmers at Red Fort during their tractor parade on Republic Day, on January 26, 2021. (PTI)
Updated on Mar 02, 2022 04:51 AM IST

Lakhimpur Kheri: Farmers’ kin approach SC against Ashish Mishra’s bail

Eight people were killed in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence last year.
Updated on Feb 22, 2022 06:24 PM IST

Lakhimpur Kheri: Minister Teni’s son Ashish Mishra given bail

In Ashish Mishra's bail order on Thursday, the Allahabad high court blamed the district administration for not controlling the crowd and took a strong view on the alleged mob violence. (HT File Photo)
Updated on Feb 11, 2022 12:50 AM IST

Parliament: MSP panel after Assembly elections in 5 states, says Tomar in RS

“The matter is under consideration of the Ministry and the announcement of the Committee will be done after Assembly polls,” Union agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar said.
Updated on Feb 04, 2022 04:45 PM IST

UP polls: Kisan morcha urges farmers ‘punish BJP’, recalls stir, Lakhimpur clash

“To open the ears of this anti-farmer BJP government, it needs to be punished in the elections,” the SKM said in its letter to UP farmers. In picture - Farmer leaders hold a copy of the SKM's letter.
Published on Feb 03, 2022 06:49 PM IST

Farmers to observe ‘Betrayal Day’ on Jan 31, says BKU's Rakesh Tikait

Rakesh Tikait said that “Betrayal Day” will be observed on January 31.
Updated on Jan 30, 2022 07:11 PM IST

SC disposes of plea against blocking of roads due to farmers' protest

Noida resident Monicca Agarwaal had filed the plea in the apex court and alleged that her travel to Delhi is taking two hours instead of normal 20 minutes.
Published on Jan 11, 2022 05:01 PM IST

SKM to decide on Jan 15 if farm unions contesting polls can stay in organisation

After year-long protests against the Centre's three farm laws, Prime Minister Narendra Modi last month announced the government's decision to repeal the laws. (ANI Photo)
Updated on Dec 25, 2021 09:47 PM IST

22 farm unions float political party Samyukt Samaj Morcha to contest Punjab poll

A recent farmers' protest demanding compensations and jobs for the families of those who died during protests against the laws, in Amritsar. 
Published on Dec 25, 2021 06:07 PM IST

Punjab to waive off debt up to 2 lakh for small and marginal farmers

Punjab chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi 
Published on Dec 24, 2021 11:30 AM IST

Movement of over 280 trains affected due to farmer agitation in Punjab: CPRO

The farmers have been squatting on railway tracks at different places in Ferozepur, Tarn Taran, Amritsar and Hoshiarpur since Monday.
Updated on Dec 23, 2021 01:44 PM IST

News updates from HT: Protesting farmers demands toll-free movement of vehicles

Protesting farmers meet Punjab CM Channi, demand toll-free movement of vehicles
Published on Dec 23, 2021 12:56 PM IST

Protesting farmers meet Punjab CM Channi, demand toll-free movement of vehicles

Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) Ekta Ugrahan Punjab president Joginder Singh 
Updated on Dec 23, 2021 01:38 PM IST

Kisan Diwas 2021: Celebrating the birthday of Chaudhary Charan Singh

Kisan Diwas celebrates the farmers and their work in the country. It marks the contribution of the former prime minister to the agricultural reforms of India.
Updated on Dec 23, 2021 12:01 PM IST

Farmers to meet Punjab CM Channi today; demand debt waiver, cancellation of FIRs

Channi will meet farmers on December 23. and the union wants to ensure that contractual workers are regularised; for now, there has been no final call on entering politics. 
Updated on Dec 23, 2021 07:26 AM IST

Farmers start hunger strike against Noida Authority over unraised issues

Noida: AAP MP Sanjay Singh meets the farmers protesting at Noida Authority, Monday.
Published on Dec 21, 2021 01:30 PM IST

Traffic resumes on Delhi-Meerut Expressway after a year

Traffic resumes on Delhi-Meerut Expressway after a year
Updated on Dec 17, 2021 03:47 AM IST

Delhi Police allows traffic movement at Singhu border

The Singhu Border on Delhi-Chandigarh highway had been the epicentre of the farmers' movement against the three central farm laws.
Published on Dec 16, 2021 07:19 AM IST
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