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Ghaziabad Farmer's block KMP expressway to protest against the three farm laws at Dasna to Duhai border.(Sakib Ali/ HT photo)

Farmers' protest: Kundli Manesar highway blocked for a day

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Deepali Sharma
PUBLISHED ON APR 10, 2021 11:20 AM IST
Intensifying the protests against the three farm laws, the Samyukt Kisan Morcha called for blocking the KMP-KGP highway for 24 hours beginning from Saturday morning.
The Supreme Court. (REUTERS)
The Supreme Court. (REUTERS)

Supreme Court-appointed committee on farm laws submits its report

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Deepali Sharma
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2021 02:57 PM IST
In January this year, the apex court suspended the implementation of the farm laws passed by Parliament in September, 2020.
Later in the day, the rally will be organised at National Highway-16.. (ANI Photo)
Later in the day, the rally will be organised at National Highway-16.. (ANI Photo)

Left parties participate in Bharat bandh in Visakhapatnam

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 26, 2021 10:53 AM IST
Protesters have demanded the cancellation of agriculture laws and against the Centre's decision to privatise Visakhapatnam Steel Plant.
“Unless the three laws are repealed, and there is a law related to the MSP, you need to continue this agitation in Karnataka as well,” Rakesh Tikait said.. (PTI PHOTO.)
“Unless the three laws are repealed, and there is a law related to the MSP, you need to continue this agitation in Karnataka as well,” Rakesh Tikait said.. (PTI PHOTO.)

Karnataka farmers should lay siege on Bengaluru just like Delhi: Rakesh Tikait

By Sharan Poovanna
UPDATED ON MAR 22, 2021 03:36 AM IST
“You have to make a Delhi in Bengaluru… and surround the city from all directions,” Tikait said while addressing a protest rally in Shivamogga, about 320 km from Bengaluru on Sunday.
Police personnel stand guard at the Aam Aadmi Party rally venue in Baghapurana in Moga.(Sanjeev Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Police personnel stand guard at the Aam Aadmi Party rally venue in Baghapurana in Moga.(Sanjeev Kumar/Hindustan Times)

Kejriwal to address farmer rally in Punjab

UPDATED ON MAR 21, 2021 04:15 AM IST
The AAP, in a statement, said the Kisan Mahapanchayat will be held at Anaj Mandi, Bagha Purana and Moga.
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh Chief Mohan Bhagwat during 'Akhil Bharatiya Pratinidhi Sabha-21', in Bengaluru. (PTI Photo)
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh Chief Mohan Bhagwat during 'Akhil Bharatiya Pratinidhi Sabha-21', in Bengaluru. (PTI Photo)

Anti-social forces trying to thwart resolution: RSS

UPDATED ON MAR 20, 2021 07:13 AM IST
  • RSS said that it is not in anyone’s interest for any kind of agitation to be prolonged for a long time
Kumar was lodged in the Sonepat jail for 30 days before being released and is a co-accused in cases against labour activist Nodeep Kaur, who was released from the Karnal jail on bail on February 26.(Shutterstock/HT Archive)
Kumar was lodged in the Sonepat jail for 30 days before being released and is a co-accused in cases against labour activist Nodeep Kaur, who was released from the Karnal jail on bail on February 26.(Shutterstock/HT Archive)

HC orders probe into ‘custodial torture’

PUBLISHED ON MAR 17, 2021 01:34 AM IST
  • The probe was ordered after labour activist Shiv Kumar alleged torture in jail.
Union defence minister Rajnath Singh urged farmers to restart discussions with the government. (ANI Photo)
Union defence minister Rajnath Singh urged farmers to restart discussions with the government. (ANI Photo)

‘Ready for more talks’: Rajnath on farmers’ stir

PUBLISHED ON MAR 16, 2021 05:00 AM IST
  • Making an appeal to farmers upset over the new agri-marketing laws, Singh said any problem can be resolved through talks and the government was ready to hold as many rounds of talks with the farmers.
Vehicles ply on a carriageway of the NH-24 after it was reopened for the traffic, near Ghazipur border in Ghaziabad(PTI)
Vehicles ply on a carriageway of the NH-24 after it was reopened for the traffic, near Ghazipur border in Ghaziabad(PTI)

Carriageway from Delhi to Ghaziabad reopened

UPDATED ON MAR 16, 2021 08:28 AM IST
Earlier, on March 2, one of the carriageways had been opened for six hours before being blocked again, as police officers said there was no official order for opening the route.
The protesters had been building shelters using bamboo, tin, plywood and even bricks at the Tikri and Singhu borders over the last two weeks to beat the summer heat and rain.
The protesters had been building shelters using bamboo, tin, plywood and even bricks at the Tikri and Singhu borders over the last two weeks to beat the summer heat and rain.

Don’t build permanent structures at protest site: SKM

UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2021 08:22 AM IST
On Saturday, Kundli police had registered two FIRs against farmers for constructing brick and mortar houses and digging borewell along the highway at Kundli on the complaint of National Highways Authority of India (NHAI).
Rakesh Tikait asked people to come out and protest at the district level to get the new laws repealed (PTI Photo)(PTI)
Rakesh Tikait asked people to come out and protest at the district level to get the new laws repealed (PTI Photo)(PTI)

Central government is run by businessmen cashing in on people's hunger: Tikait

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 14, 2021 08:06 PM IST
"A new business to cash in on hunger has started. Humans get hungry two times a day, 700 times a year. When the food grains will be in their control, they will start the hunger business," Tikait said.
Farmers block Western Peripheral Expressway near Rohtak on 100th day of protest, in Haryana.(Sanjeev Verma/Hindustan Times)
Farmers block Western Peripheral Expressway near Rohtak on 100th day of protest, in Haryana.(Sanjeev Verma/Hindustan Times)

100 days of farm laws protest: Farmers block major expressways. See pictures

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Deepali Sharma
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2021 01:25 PM IST
To mark the 100th day of the landmark protest, protesting farmers' unions decided to observe March 6 as the 'Black Day'.
File photo of Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh.(HT Photo)
File photo of Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh.(HT Photo)

Punjab passes resolution demanding unconditional withdrawal of farm laws

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2021 05:06 PM IST
Earlier, the members of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) created uproar in the assembly when the chief minister was replying to the Governor's address.
Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar speaks to media after the 11th round of meeting with the representatives of the agitating farmers' unions at Vigyan Bhavan on Friday. (ANI Photo)
Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar speaks to media after the 11th round of meeting with the representatives of the agitating farmers' unions at Vigyan Bhavan on Friday. (ANI Photo)

Narendra Singh Tomar says 'revolutionary' laws will enhance farmers' income

Written by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2021 08:39 AM IST
Despite many failed rounds of talk between the two sides, the minister has on several occasions repeated his offer of talking to the protesting farmers to end the impasse.
Maharashtra minister Anil Deshmukh told Fadnavis that celebrities are not being investigated but it is the BJP IT cell which remains in focus. (HT Photo)
Maharashtra minister Anil Deshmukh told Fadnavis that celebrities are not being investigated but it is the BJP IT cell which remains in focus. (HT Photo)

Probe not against Tendulkar or Lata Mangeshkar but against BJP IT cell: Deshmukh

PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 04:59 PM IST
  • Deshmukh on February 8 ordered a probe to check if Indian celebrities were forced to tweet by the BJP to counter the tweets posted by international celebrities who tweeted criticising the government’s handling of the farm laws.
Women farmers raise slogans during a protest against the new farm laws, at the Singhu border in New Delhi(ANI)
Women farmers raise slogans during a protest against the new farm laws, at the Singhu border in New Delhi(ANI)

Highlights: Protesting farmers to block KMP Expressway on March 6

UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2021 12:03 AM IST
  • Protest enters Day 96, stalemate continues between protesting farmers' unions and Centre.
The address was initially supposed to begin at 11am but was delayed.(HT_PRINT)
The address was initially supposed to begin at 11am but was delayed.(HT_PRINT)

'Farmers not traitors, Red Fort violence planned by Centre': Arvind Kejriwal

Written by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON FEB 28, 2021 03:37 PM IST
The 'mahapanchayat' comes months after AAP's announcement that it would contest the Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh in 2022.
The protests which have entered its 93rd day on Sunday continue as no new dates for discussions between the government and farmers’ unions have been declared.(Reuters)
The protests which have entered its 93rd day on Sunday continue as no new dates for discussions between the government and farmers’ unions have been declared.(Reuters)

Highlights: Representatives of Dalit Panchayats pledge to support farm stir

UPDATED ON MAR 01, 2021 12:11 AM IST
Farmers are protesting against the Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020, the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance, and Farm Services Act, 2020, and the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020 at Delhi’s borders.
Demonstrators at Ghazipur border as the farmers' protest against new farm laws continues, in New Delhi. (Sakib Ali /Hindustan Times)
Demonstrators at Ghazipur border as the farmers' protest against new farm laws continues, in New Delhi. (Sakib Ali /Hindustan Times)

Highlights: PM doesn't have time to meet protesting farmers, says Andhra Cong

UPDATED ON FEB 28, 2021 12:01 AM IST
Farm laws protests enter Day 92. Bachelet-Indra Mani Pandey debate over agitation at UN.
Farmers congregate during the ongoing protest against the new farm laws at Ghazipur (Delhi-UP border) near Ghaziabad, India.(Sakib Ali /Hindustan Times)
Farmers congregate during the ongoing protest against the new farm laws at Ghazipur (Delhi-UP border) near Ghaziabad, India.(Sakib Ali /Hindustan Times)

Highlights: Tikait had lauded farm laws, says Union minister Kailash Choudhary

UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2021 11:33 PM IST
Farmers have camped across Delhi’s border since then demanding a total repeal of the three laws. After 12 rounds of discussions with the Centre, the deadlock still remains. The protests also took a violent turn during a planned rally on January 26 which led to injuries to more than 300 Delhi Police officials.
Activist Disha Ravi at a Delhi court on Friday(ANI Photo)
Activist Disha Ravi at a Delhi court on Friday(ANI Photo)

Delhi judge finds police probe sketchy and scanty, grants bail to Disha Ravi

Reported by Richa Banka | Written by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2021 06:56 PM IST
On Monday, she was sent to one-day police custody after a three-day judicial remand and spending five days in police custody. Ravi was arrested on February 13.
Demonstrators at the Ghazipur border protest site as the agitation against new farm laws continues, in New Delhi, India. (Sakib Ali /Hindustan Times)
Demonstrators at the Ghazipur border protest site as the agitation against new farm laws continues, in New Delhi, India. (Sakib Ali /Hindustan Times)

Farmers protest live: Rakesh Tikait says farmers will gherao parliament

UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2021 11:57 PM IST
  • Farmers' union leaders as well lawmakers from the opposition have turned to Kisan Mahapanchayats to garner support against the three farm laws.
Farmers demonstrating and raising slogans at the Ghazipur border protest site as the agitation against new farm laws continues, in New Delhi. (Raj K Raj/ Hindustan Times)
Farmers demonstrating and raising slogans at the Ghazipur border protest site as the agitation against new farm laws continues, in New Delhi. (Raj K Raj/ Hindustan Times)

Farm laws protests LIVE: SKM says Narendra Tomar's remarks insulting to farmers

UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2021 11:57 PM IST
  • Tikait, Priyanka Gandhi and Kejriwal have all turned their sights towards farmer communities in a bid to corner the government.
Farmers said they will soon devise a strategy to keep the protest going for long.(Sanjeev Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Farmers said they will soon devise a strategy to keep the protest going for long.(Sanjeev Kumar/Hindustan Times)

Farmers announce series of events to further escalate protest

PTI | | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2021 09:26 PM IST
The Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) said February 26 will be observed as 'Yuva Kisan Diwas' (youth farmers day) and February 27 as 'Mazdoor Kisan Ekta Divws' (farmer-labourer unity day).
A farmer stands next to concertina wire during an ongoing protest against the new farm laws, at the Singhu Border in New Delhi. (ANI Photo)
A farmer stands next to concertina wire during an ongoing protest against the new farm laws, at the Singhu Border in New Delhi. (ANI Photo)

Farm laws protests LIVE: Rahul Gandhi to attend tractor's rally on February 22

UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2021 11:57 PM IST
  • Kisan Mahapanchayats planned by farmers' union leaders, opposition to garner support in favour of repeal of farm laws as protests enter Day 86.
Climate activist Disha Ravi being produced at Patiala Court in connection with the 'Toolkit case', in New Delhi.(HT photo)
Climate activist Disha Ravi being produced at Patiala Court in connection with the 'Toolkit case', in New Delhi.(HT photo)

LIVE: Police releases photos of 20 more people in connection with R-Day violence

UPDATED ON FEB 20, 2021 09:49 PM IST
  • They have also wanted a legal guarantee over the practice of procurement of yields under the Minimum Support Price (MSP) system.
The protests against the three laws have been going on for almost three months at Delhi’s borders. (Sakib Ali/HT Photo )
The protests against the three laws have been going on for almost three months at Delhi’s borders. (Sakib Ali/HT Photo )

LIVE: Police release photos of 200 people in connection with Jan 26 violence

UPDATED ON FEB 20, 2021 12:04 AM IST
A Delhi court on Friday sent 22-year-old climate activist Disha Ravi to a judicial custody for three days. Ravi was arrested by the Delhi Police on February 13 in connection with the toolkit case. She was earlier sent to five-day police custody, which ended today.
Villagers shout slogans as they sit inside the lorry of a tractor to go to the Tikri Delhi-Haryana state border to support protesting farmers, at the Makrauli village in Haryana.( AFP)
Villagers shout slogans as they sit inside the lorry of a tractor to go to the Tikri Delhi-Haryana state border to support protesting farmers, at the Makrauli village in Haryana.( AFP)

Highlights: 35-yr-old arrested for attacking Delhi Police SHO at Singhu border

UPDATED ON FEB 18, 2021 12:17 AM IST
As farmers' unions representatives await government's call for next round of talks as agitation enters Day 82.
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra addresses 'Kisan Mahapanchayat' at Chilkana in Saharanpur district in this file picture. The Congress leader demanded Disha Ravi's release on Monday. (PTI File)
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra addresses 'Kisan Mahapanchayat' at Chilkana in Saharanpur district in this file picture. The Congress leader demanded Disha Ravi's release on Monday. (PTI File)

Priyanka Gandhi demands release of Disha Ravi

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2021 12:50 PM IST
  • Chief ministers of Chhattisgarh and Delhi also demanded the release of Disha Ravi who has been arrested for allegedly sharing a ‘toolkit’ which according to Delhi Police had details about protests to be carried out across India over farm laws.
Farmers protesting against the three farm laws at Ghazipur border(Sakib Ali/Hindustan Times)
Farmers protesting against the three farm laws at Ghazipur border(Sakib Ali/Hindustan Times)

Highlights| PM hopping to poll bound states, but has no time for farmers: D Raja

UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2021 12:03 AM IST
The protests have entered its 80th day on Sunday and neither the government nor the farmers' unions representatives have arrived at a solution despite several rounds of discussions.
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