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Farmers seen at Singhu Border (Delhi-Haryana) while attempting to enter Delhi during Delhi Chalo march against the new farm reform laws, in New Delhi.(Sanchit Khanna /HT PHOTO)

‘Locals shouldn’t be disgusted’: How farmers are keeping Singhu border neat and clean during protests

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shiv Sunny
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2020 07:51 AM IST
Jaggi and his friends took up this task when they realised that the while langars were being organised on a large scale, the farmers were not doing anything about the garbage. “Local residents had begun complaining,” said Jaggi.
Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal.(HT photo)
Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal.(HT photo)

Arvind Kejriwal visits Singhu, challenges Centre to debate farm laws

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2020 05:42 AM IST
On Sunday evening, Kejriwal visited Guru Tegh Bahadur Memorial near Singhu border where farmers have been protesting against the farm laws for over a month.
Farmers sit during the ongoing protest against the newly passed farm bills at Singhu Border near Delhi on Friday. (ANI PHOTO)
Farmers sit during the ongoing protest against the newly passed farm bills at Singhu Border near Delhi on Friday. (ANI PHOTO)

Protesters at Singhu border take onus of cleaning clogged drains

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shiv Sunny, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2020 02:21 AM IST
The drains have been clogged ever since farmers began cooking, cleaning and bathing at the protest site. But more than the water flowing from their use, it is the disposable plastic items and leftover food that has left the drains clogged.
Rotis being prepared in a community kitchen at the Singhu border (Delhi-Haryana) protest site during the ongoing protest against new farm laws, near New Delhi, India.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Rotis being prepared in a community kitchen at the Singhu border (Delhi-Haryana) protest site during the ongoing protest against new farm laws, near New Delhi, India.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

A surprising outcome at Singhu: Farmers pick up cooking skills

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Kainat Sarfaraz
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2020 12:16 AM IST
The cooks’ day begins at 6 am when the air is still very chilly. The morning meal is usually various Indian breads with chickpea curry; for lunch they’ll have rice with dal and seasonal vegetables; dinner will likely see rotis accompanied by what was made for lunch with yet another batch of freshly-cooked curries.
The image shows one of the artists, Ravi Ravraj with a painting.(Twitter/@ravi.ravraj)
The image shows one of the artists, Ravi Ravraj with a painting.(Twitter/@ravi.ravraj)

Art students from Patiala capture farmers protest through painting at Singhu border

Singhu Border, Punjab | By Asian News International | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON DEC 22, 2020 09:12 AM IST
“Any farmer who comes to see this painting can relate to the man in the picture.” said one of the artists.
They also provide an acknowledgement slip to the donors and sometimes, announce the name of the donors from the stage.(HT Photo)
They also provide an acknowledgement slip to the donors and sometimes, announce the name of the donors from the stage.(HT Photo)

Rs 10 to Rs 1 lakh: People from different walks of life donate for farmers’ cause

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Fareeha Iftikhar
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2020 12:18 AM IST
For the last 20 days, Amreek Singh, Jasbinder Singh, Kamaljeet Singh and Kuldeep Singh sit behind a makeshift stage between 9am and 5pm with their registers, to note down the names, contact numbers, and addresses of their donors, only after which they accept the fund.
Farmers have been protesting on different borders of the national capital since November 26 against the three newly enacted farm laws(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Farmers have been protesting on different borders of the national capital since November 26 against the three newly enacted farm laws(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

Street vendors gather at Singhu Border hoping for more sales

New Delhi | By Asian News International | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2020 06:32 PM IST
Street vendors from different parts of Delhi and border areas are coming to the Singhu border for business purposes. Items such as Dholaks, sunglasses, duffle bags, socks, slippers, shirts, coats can be seen being sold
Senior police officers said that as the farmers; agitation entered 23rd day on Saturday, it overall remained peaceful.(Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)
Senior police officers said that as the farmers; agitation entered 23rd day on Saturday, it overall remained peaceful.(Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)

‘Special’ langar menu, ardaas, paath on martyrdom day at Singhu border

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anvit Srivastava
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2020 06:19 AM IST
The protestors, majority of them Sikhs, also paid a visit to a memorial of Guru Teg Bahadur, located right next to the protest site, where many of the farmers have been camping since the first day of the protest.
Swara Bhasker at Singhu border.
Swara Bhasker at Singhu border.

Swara Bhasker joins protesting farmers at Singhu border, see pics

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2020 03:41 PM IST
Actor Swara Bhasker joined protesting farmers from Punjab at the Singhu border on Thursday to show them her support. See pictures here.
Farmers sitting beside a bonfire amid their protest against the new farm laws at Singhu border in New Delhi .(ANI)
Farmers sitting beside a bonfire amid their protest against the new farm laws at Singhu border in New Delhi .(ANI)

Farmers start cleaning up agitation site at Singhu border after residents complain

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shiv Sunny, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2020 12:22 PM IST
Since Tuesday, they have been collecting truckloads of garbage from the protest venue, while urging protesters to ensure that local residents do not remember them “for the wrong reasons”.
Farmers congregate during a protest against the new farm laws, at Singhu (Delhi-Haryana border) near New Delhi, India, on Wednesday.(Ajay Aggarwal /HT PHOTO)
Farmers congregate during a protest against the new farm laws, at Singhu (Delhi-Haryana border) near New Delhi, India, on Wednesday.(Ajay Aggarwal /HT PHOTO)

Sikh religious leader dies by suicide at Singhu border

Hindustan Times, Rohtak/Karnal | By Sunil Rahar and Neeraj Mohan
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2020 06:12 AM IST
In a handwritten note in Punjabi, he said: “Farmers are in pain, they are protesting on the roads for their rights. The government is not giving them justice, which is cruel. It is a sin to endure persecution and also a sin to oppress.”
A demonstration against the new farm laws and the central government outside a Reliance Market outlet in Bhadurgarh on Rapura Road near Patiala, Punjab.(HT photo)
A demonstration against the new farm laws and the central government outside a Reliance Market outlet in Bhadurgarh on Rapura Road near Patiala, Punjab.(HT photo)

Farmers’ leaders to go on hunger strike on Dec 14 at Delhi’s Singhu border, says union member

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2020 07:38 PM IST
The farmers also announced to take out a tractor march on Sunday. The march will begin at 11am tomorrow from Shahjahanpur in Rajasthan and will block Jaipur-Delhi main road.
Six rounds of talks have taken place between the Centre and farmer leaders regarding the laws but no headway has been made on the front.(ANI)
Six rounds of talks have taken place between the Centre and farmer leaders regarding the laws but no headway has been made on the front.(ANI)

2 IPS officers posted at Singhu border area test Covid-19 positive: Report

New Delhi | By Asian News International| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2020 11:08 AM IST
According to the Delhi Police, both the officers are currently under home isolation. The Delhi police officers who tested positive has been identified as Outer North Deputy Superintendent of Police (DCP) Gaurav and Additional DCP Ghanshyam Bansal.
Farmers, mostly from Punjab, are protesting the three farm laws that were passed in Parliament in September by voice vote, despite objection by opposition parties.(PTI Photo)
Farmers, mostly from Punjab, are protesting the three farm laws that were passed in Parliament in September by voice vote, despite objection by opposition parties.(PTI Photo)

Over 50 medical camps set up for farmers at Singhu border

New Delhi | By Asian News International|Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON DEC 10, 2020 10:11 AM IST
Dr Kanwar Pal Singh, a volunteer associated with United Sikhs NGO, which has set up many such camps, told ANI people mostly complained of fever and sore throat here. “Protesters, however, are taking all precautions here amid the Covid-19 pandemic,” he said on Thursday.
A farmer washes utensils during the ongoing protest against new farm laws at Singhu border in New Delhi (Photo by Biplov Bhuyan/ Hindustan Times)(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
A farmer washes utensils during the ongoing protest against new farm laws at Singhu border in New Delhi (Photo by Biplov Bhuyan/ Hindustan Times)(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

Farmers’ protest enters 15th day, ‘No rift among our unions,’ say protesters

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2020 11:59 AM IST
With no communication from Centre after farmers announced to intensify their stir, the impasse is likely to continue. The farmers may send a rejoinder to Centre’s proposals which they have rejected.
Farmers shout slogans at a protest site during a nationwide strike against the newly enacted farm laws on a foggy morning at Singhu border near Delhi on December 8, 2020.(Reuters File Photo)
Farmers shout slogans at a protest site during a nationwide strike against the newly enacted farm laws on a foggy morning at Singhu border near Delhi on December 8, 2020.(Reuters File Photo)

200 more trucks of farmers to arrive at Singhu border. How police are prepping

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shiv Sunny and Kainat Sarfaraz | Edited by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2020 01:14 PM IST
A much larger gathering could be seen at the Singhu border than previous days, with the protesting farmers saying more of them have arrived since Monday night.
The chief minister reiterated that the Central government was “very upset” with him for not allowing the Delhi Police to convert nine stadiums in the city into jails to detain the protesting farmers.(Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
The chief minister reiterated that the Central government was “very upset” with him for not allowing the Delhi Police to convert nine stadiums in the city into jails to detain the protesting farmers.(Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)

Delhi CM Kejriwal reviews arrangements at Singhu, calls himself sewadar

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2020 01:44 AM IST
Even though chief minister Arvind Kejriwal did not visit the main protest site, he was surrounded by scores of agitating farmers as he reached Guru Teg Bahadur Memorial near Singhu border (Delhi-Haryana border).
There were also a couple of individuals, who are mainly into broadcasting the protests, who got Wi-Fi installed by paying an exorbitant price.(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
There were also a couple of individuals, who are mainly into broadcasting the protests, who got Wi-Fi installed by paying an exorbitant price.(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)

Free Wi-Fi for farmers at Singhu Border, they don’t know who to thank

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shiv Sunny
UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2020 01:30 AM IST
Farmers HT spoke to appeared unaware of the identity of the Good Samaritan. “We call the service of such Good Samaritans as ‘gupt sewa’ (anonymous service). There are people who do good, but don’t want to be identified,” said Sukwinder Singh, a resident of Sabhra village in Tarn Taran and joint secretary of Kisan Mazdoor Sangathan Committee (Punjab).
Initially, after a violent clash between farmers and police at Singhu Border, there was much hostility between the two sides.(PTI Photo)
Initially, after a violent clash between farmers and police at Singhu Border, there was much hostility between the two sides.(PTI Photo)

At Singhu border, 2,000 personnel maintaining peace at farmers’ protest

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shiv Sunny
UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2020 01:23 AM IST
They are supplemented by about 600 personnel of the paramilitary forces such as the Rapid Action Force, the Central Reserve Police Force and the Central Industrial Security Force.
Children from nearby shanties enjoy a meal at the Singhu border (Delhi-Haryana border).(Sourced)
Children from nearby shanties enjoy a meal at the Singhu border (Delhi-Haryana border).(Sourced)

Farmer langars treat the poor, homeless on Delhi border points to a full plate

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anvit Srivastava and Kainat Sarfaraz
UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2020 06:49 AM IST
The langars are not just feeding the farmers camped at the border-- they have also come as a boon to several underprivileged people in the vicinity of the blockade.

‘Hats off to all of you’: Diljit Dosanjh visits Singhu border, praises farmers

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2020 07:12 PM IST
Lauding the grit of the farmers, the singer said farmers’ issues should not be diverted by anyone.
Farmers protest at the Singhu border agitation against Centre's new farm laws, near New Delhi on Monday.(PTI Photo)
Farmers protest at the Singhu border agitation against Centre's new farm laws, near New Delhi on Monday.(PTI Photo)

Singhu and Tikri borders closed for traffic due to farmers’ protest, Delhi Traffic Police issues advisory

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2020 07:30 AM IST
Though the sit-in, part of farmers’ ‘Delhi Chalo’ protest, has been peaceful, it has affected traffic movement in both these areas. Long queues of vehicles choked the roads as the Delhi Police kept the Singhu and Tikri borders closed.
The doctors said that farmers are being made aware of the safety guidelines as the majority of them are not ensuring social distancing and moving without masks.(ANI Photo)
The doctors said that farmers are being made aware of the safety guidelines as the majority of them are not ensuring social distancing and moving without masks.(ANI Photo)

Farmers’ protest: Amid fears of Covid-19 spread, medical camp set up at Singhu border

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com| Edited by: Harshit Sabarwal
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2020 02:23 PM IST
Volunteer doctors at the camp have urged the central government to carry out tests among the protesting farmers as health protocols were not being followed at the site.
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