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Yogendra Yadav said during a farmers' rally at Delhi's border with Uttar Pradesh.(PTI file photo)

Listen carefully, farmers won't stop protests: Yogendra Yadav

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Deepali Sharma, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2021 06:44 PM IST
Earlier in the day, clashes broke out at the Singhu border between the farmers and counter-protesters.
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A protesting farmer hurls back a tear gas shell towards police as they march to the capital breaking police barricades during Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi, on Tuesday.(AP Photo)
A protesting farmer hurls back a tear gas shell towards police as they march to the capital breaking police barricades during Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi, on Tuesday.(AP Photo)

Feel ashamed and take responsibility: Yogendra Yadav on protest violence

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 26, 2021 08:15 PM IST
"I appealed continuously that we stick to whatever route was decided and not deviate. Only if the movement goes peacefully, we will be able to win," said Yogendra Yadav, who has been supporting the farmers' agitation against the new agriculture laws.
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Amid the chaos, the police had to resort to firing tear gas shells and use water cannons to stop the farmers from entering central Delhi.(Anushree Fadnavis / REUTERS)
Amid the chaos, the police had to resort to firing tear gas shells and use water cannons to stop the farmers from entering central Delhi.(Anushree Fadnavis / REUTERS)

Violence at tractor rally: Who said what

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 26, 2021 05:59 PM IST
  • “We strongly condemn the violence seen in today's protest. It is regrettable that the Central govt allowed the situation to deteriorate to such an extent. The movement has been peaceful for the last two months” remarked Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday's incident
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Swaraj Abhiyan leader Yogendra Yadav with farmer leaders.(PTI File Photo)
Swaraj Abhiyan leader Yogendra Yadav with farmer leaders.(PTI File Photo)

Formal permission received from police for Jan 26 tractor rally: Yogendra Yadav

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2021 05:49 PM IST
Hindustan Times' sister publication Livehindustan reported that three alternate routes have been decided upon by farmers and Delhi Police during a meeting.
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Union minister for agriculture and farmers welfare Narendra Singh Tomar addresses media after the seventh round of talks between the farmer leaders and the Centre, at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.(PTI)
Union minister for agriculture and farmers welfare Narendra Singh Tomar addresses media after the seventh round of talks between the farmer leaders and the Centre, at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.(PTI)

Sure farmers’ leaders will ‘actively arrive’ at a solution: Union minister Tomar

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 10:23 PM IST
Earlier on Wednesday, Attorney General KK Venugopal told the Supreme Court that there are chances that the government and the agitating farmers’ leaders will come to an agreement.
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A view of a crowded highway as farmers protest against new farm laws at a state border in Shahjahanpur, in the desert state of Rajasthan, near New Delhi.(REUTERS)
A view of a crowded highway as farmers protest against new farm laws at a state border in Shahjahanpur, in the desert state of Rajasthan, near New Delhi.(REUTERS)

Farmers protest highlights: Mega waterproof tent installed at Singhu border as stir continues amid rain

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 12:02 AM IST
The tractor march, now scheduled to be held on January 7, is a glimpse of how farmers are planning to intensify their protest after the government on January 4 refused to repeal the laws.
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Bharatiya Kisan Union spokesperson Rakesh Tikait said on Monday that until the three contentious farm laws were withdrawn, the protesters will not be going home(PTI)
Bharatiya Kisan Union spokesperson Rakesh Tikait said on Monday that until the three contentious farm laws were withdrawn, the protesters will not be going home(PTI)

Farmers postpone tractor march by a day to January 7

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 06:57 PM IST
“We have decided that on January 7, we will take out a tractor march at four borders of Delhi including Eastern and Western peripheral. This will be a trailer for what lies ahead on January 26,” said Yogendra Yadav from the protest site.
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Demonstrators camped on a blocked section of a highway in protest against new farm laws, near Ghazipur border (Delhi-Ghaziabad).(Photo by Sakib Ali /Hindustan Times)
Demonstrators camped on a blocked section of a highway in protest against new farm laws, near Ghazipur border (Delhi-Ghaziabad).(Photo by Sakib Ali /Hindustan Times)

Farmers warn of march to Delhi if demands not met

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2021 12:19 AM IST
“This is our ultimatum. If all issues are not resolved and our demands not met by Republic Day, then we will start entering Delhi. The government is saying that 50% of the demands have been met. But the government has showed no signs of meeting our biggest demands,” said Yogendra Yadav, a leader of the platform coordinating the protests.
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Farmers across the country, especially from Haryana and Punjab, have been protesting around Delhi against the Centre’s three contentious farm laws that were passed in September.(PTI)
Farmers across the country, especially from Haryana and Punjab, have been protesting around Delhi against the Centre’s three contentious farm laws that were passed in September.(PTI)

‘Still pending’: Yogendra Yadav over Centre’s claims of resolving 50% of farmers’ issues

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Nilavro Ghosh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 02, 2021 02:49 PM IST
Yadav said that if the farmers’ demands were not met after the meeting with the Centre on January 4, a march would be held on January 6.
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Farmers sit in protest against the new farm laws, at Ghazipur (Delhi-UP border), in New Delhi, India.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Farmers sit in protest against the new farm laws, at Ghazipur (Delhi-UP border), in New Delhi, India.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Farmers to intensify stir if Jan 4 talks not fruitful

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2021 12:42 AM IST
“If the talks do not progress on January 4, then the farmers will start marching from their designated camps on January 6, including the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal Expressway,” Yogendra Yadav said.
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BKU spokesperson Rakesh Tikiat, political activist Yogendra Yadav addresses media at Singhu border during farmers' sit-in protest against the Centre's farm reform laws, in New Delhi.(PTI)
BKU spokesperson Rakesh Tikiat, political activist Yogendra Yadav addresses media at Singhu border during farmers' sit-in protest against the Centre's farm reform laws, in New Delhi.(PTI)

Farmers’ group seek resumption of talks on Tuesday over new farm laws

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2020 07:16 PM IST
Yadav’s proposal on behalf of the protesting farmers is similar to what the farmers have earlier demanded as they continue to press the government to withdraw the recently passed laws.
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As the farmers’ protest entered its 28th day protesting farmer unions on Wednesday held a press conference on Wednesday asking the government not to repeat the promise of amendments to the new farm laws(AP)
As the farmers’ protest entered its 28th day protesting farmer unions on Wednesday held a press conference on Wednesday asking the government not to repeat the promise of amendments to the new farm laws(AP)

Farmer unions say they are ready for talks if govt comes up with a concrete proposal

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2020 07:34 PM IST
Till now, five rounds of talks have failed to break the deadlock between the two sides. While the Centre has reiterated that the laws won’t be scrapped and has instead proposed amendments, the unions have been adamant on a total repeal since the first day of protests
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Farmers take part in a protest against the newly passed farm laws at Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border on the outskirts of Delhi, India.(REUTERS)
Farmers take part in a protest against the newly passed farm laws at Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border on the outskirts of Delhi, India.(REUTERS)

Kisan Ekta page taken down due to spam alert after ‘increased activity’, says Facebook

By Deeksha Bhardwaj | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2020 09:53 AM IST
The social networking faced a massive backlash from civil society after the page, which is run by a farmers’ collective, went down late Sunday evening
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Demonstrators raise slogans during the ongoing protest against new farm laws, at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border, in Ghazipur, New Delhi, India.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Demonstrators raise slogans during the ongoing protest against new farm laws, at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border, in Ghazipur, New Delhi, India.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Farmers’ protest updates: Protesting farmers to meet farmers supporting new laws

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2020 05:15 AM IST
Thousands of farmers, especially from Punjab and Haryana, have been protesting at Delhi borders for more than three weeks. Several protesting leaders have threatened to step up their agitation and have said that they are prepared to celebrate the Republic Day next year with their own tractor rally on Delhi borders.
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The agitation at Delhi’s four key borders – Singhu, Tikri, UP Gate, and Chilla – entered into its 25th day on Sunday.(ANI Photo)
The agitation at Delhi’s four key borders – Singhu, Tikri, UP Gate, and Chilla – entered into its 25th day on Sunday.(ANI Photo)

Farmers to start relay hunger strike from today to mount pressure on govt

By Fareeha Iftikhar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2020 04:59 AM IST
Addressing a press conference at the Singhu Border on Sunday evening, Swaraj India chief Yogendra Yadav said, “We have decided to start a 24-hour relay hunger strike, starting Monday, at all the protest sites in Delhi as part of our ongoing agitation. At least 11 people will sit on strike at a time. We request farmers protesting in different parts of the country to also join us.”
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Demonstrators camped on National Highway-9 (NH9) during the ongoing protest against new farm laws, at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border, in Ghazipur.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Demonstrators camped on National Highway-9 (NH9) during the ongoing protest against new farm laws, at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border, in Ghazipur.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Kisan Diwas on Dec 23, toll collection to be halted in Haryana from Dec 25: Farmers intensify stir

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shivani Kumar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2020 08:34 PM IST
Farmers have been intensifying their demonstrations against the three farm laws enacted by Parliament in September as the unions said that they are seeing any pragmatic changes from the government’s side.
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Farmers march on National Highway-48 (Delhi-Jaipur Highway).(HT file photo)
Farmers march on National Highway-48 (Delhi-Jaipur Highway).(HT file photo)

Rajasthan farmers continue blockade at Jaipur-Delhi highway

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shivani Kumar | Jaipur, Rajasthan
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2020 06:59 PM IST
The farmers were led by Swaraj Abhiyan leader Yogendra Yadav, CPIM legislator Balwan Poonia and former legislator Amra Ram.
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Farmer leader Sardar VM Singh along with Yogendra Yadav, founding member of Swaraj Abhiyan and Jai Kisan Andolan during a press conference on new farm bills 2020, at Press Club in New Delhi.(Raj K Raj/HT FILE PHOTO)
Farmer leader Sardar VM Singh along with Yogendra Yadav, founding member of Swaraj Abhiyan and Jai Kisan Andolan during a press conference on new farm bills 2020, at Press Club in New Delhi.(Raj K Raj/HT FILE PHOTO)

Key farmer leader favours talks, says ‘goalposts shifted’

By Zia Haq | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2020 04:34 AM IST
Yogendra Yadav, a member of the AIKSCC, said the organisation did not agree with Sardar VM Singh as other leaders too dissociated themselves from him.
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Farmers protest on the NH 48 at Shahjahanpur-Rewari border that connects Rajasthan-Haryana on Sunday. (Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Farmers protest on the NH 48 at Shahjahanpur-Rewari border that connects Rajasthan-Haryana on Sunday. (Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)

Farmers’ protest holds up traffic from Gurugram to interstate border on Delhi-Jaipur highway

By Leena Dhankhar | Hindustan Times, Shahjahanpur/Gurugram
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2020 03:54 PM IST
Various farmers’ organisations in Rajasthan and Haryana had joined the agitation on the call of the All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee and had started gathering at the Shahjahanpur border, in Alwar district, on Sunday morning.
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Swaraj India President Yogendra Yadav speaks to the media as he arrives for a meeting with farmer leaders near the Singhu Border where farmers are protesting against the new farm laws on Wednesday.(ANI)
Swaraj India President Yogendra Yadav speaks to the media as he arrives for a meeting with farmer leaders near the Singhu Border where farmers are protesting against the new farm laws on Wednesday.(ANI)

Non-farmers play a part in farm agitation too

By HT Correspondents | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2020 01:13 AM IST
These prominent faces also have espoused the cause of cultivators over the years and are in the farmers’ fight purely out of a sense of activism.
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Chaos at Delhi-Noida link road near Akshardham Temple after Delhi Traffic Police closed the link road for vehicular movement due to farmers' protest at Delhi-Noida- Chilla border, in New Delhi.(Ajay Aggarwal /HT PHOTO)
Chaos at Delhi-Noida link road near Akshardham Temple after Delhi Traffic Police closed the link road for vehicular movement due to farmers' protest at Delhi-Noida- Chilla border, in New Delhi.(Ajay Aggarwal /HT PHOTO)

Farmer protests: Traffic smoother, Chilla border reopens

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2020 02:42 AM IST
Deputy commissioner of police (east) Jasmeet Singh said that the farmers protesting at the Chilla (Delhi-Noida link road) have agreed to clear the carriageways and restore the movement of vehicles between Delhi and Noida.
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Farmers sitting at Singhu Border to protest the Centre's farm reform laws, New Delhi, December 1, 2020(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Farmers sitting at Singhu Border to protest the Centre's farm reform laws, New Delhi, December 1, 2020(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

On farm laws, how the Centre faltered

By Yamini Aiyar and Mekhala Krishnamurthy
UPDATED ON DEC 02, 2020 01:06 PM IST
Rebuilding trust with farmers is essential for India’s reform process and federal compact
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Delhi Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal(PTI)
Delhi Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal(PTI)

Court directs Delhi CM Kejriwal, others to appear in defamation case

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Mallika Soni | Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON NOV 27, 2020 06:57 PM IST
Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Ravindra Kumar Pandey directed Kejriwal, Sisodia and Swaraj India president Yogendra Yadav to appear before the court while granting them exemption on November 25 for the day.
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The AIKSCC in a separate statement issued on Tuesday said that the three farm acts and Electricity Bill, 2020 will ruin entire generations of Indian farmers(PTI)
The AIKSCC in a separate statement issued on Tuesday said that the three farm acts and Electricity Bill, 2020 will ruin entire generations of Indian farmers(PTI)

Farmers from Punjab, Haryana to march to Capital against farm bills

By Abhishek Behl | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2020 12:31 AM IST
Yogendra Yadav, convenor, Swaraj India, said on Tuesday that farmers in large numbers from Haryana and across the country were gearing to participate in the Dilli Chalo protest and that the state government should not be wary of this protest and refrain from detaining farmer leaders in the state
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News updates from Hindustan Times: Cabinet gives nod to Rs 8,575 crore East-West Metro Corridor project in Kolkata and all the latest news

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2020 05:03 PM IST
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Swaraj India chief Yogendra Yadav addresses farmers protesting against the new farm bills in Sirsa .(PTI Photo)
Swaraj India chief Yogendra Yadav addresses farmers protesting against the new farm bills in Sirsa .(PTI Photo)

‘Choose BJP or farmers’: Yogendra Yadav, farmers protest near Chautala’s house, detained

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Sirsa
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2020 04:12 PM IST
Yogendra Yadav and several farmers were protesting near deputy chief minister Dushyant Chautala’s house in Sirsa.
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Security tightened near the houses of deputy chief minister Dushyant Chautala and power minister Ranjit Chautala in Sirsa on Tuesday.(HT Photo)
Security tightened near the houses of deputy chief minister Dushyant Chautala and power minister Ranjit Chautala in Sirsa on Tuesday.(HT Photo)

Security up outside Dushyant, Ranjit Chautala’s houses in Sirsa after farmers call for gherao

By Sunil Rahar | Hindustan Times, Rohtak
PUBLISHED ON OCT 06, 2020 11:32 AM IST
Swaraj India chief Yogendra Yadav, Independent Meham MLA Balraj Kundu, BKU Haryana chief Gurnam Singh Chaduni will also take part in the protest against them for supporting the Centre’s farm laws
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We strongly protest this criminalising of peaceful protests in defence of India’s Constitution, said CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury(PTI)
We strongly protest this criminalising of peaceful protests in defence of India’s Constitution, said CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury(PTI)

Leaders hit out at riots charge sheet

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2020 05:34 AM IST
A statement issued on Sunday by the CPI (M) politburo said:” The CPI(M) condemns the obnoxious action by the Delhi police to further the narrative of its political masters and urges the government to detest from such acts of criminalising peaceful political protests...”
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Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting and incharge BJP’s Delhi election campaign Prakash Javadekar also said that it needs to be found out who has been creating obstacles in the semester registration process going on since last three days.(HT PHOTO)
Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting and incharge BJP’s Delhi election campaign Prakash Javadekar also said that it needs to be found out who has been creating obstacles in the semester registration process going on since last three days.(HT PHOTO)

Javadekar blames Congress, AAP and Left for creating unrest in the country, universities

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2020 05:17 PM IST
Union Minister Prakash Javadekar, questioned the presence of some politicians inside the campus at the time of the incident which occured on Sunday night, saying it was a conspiracy by them.
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Delhi police detaining Yogendra Yadav who was protesting against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) at Red Fort in New Delhi on December 19.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
Delhi police detaining Yogendra Yadav who was protesting against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) at Red Fort in New Delhi on December 19.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

How Delhi’s two stadiums turned into temporary lock-ups for detained protestors

By Karn Pratap Singh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2019 04:01 PM IST
Prominent among the detainees were East Delhi former member of parliament (MP) Congress’s Sandeep Dikshit, Swaraj Abhiyan chief Yogendra Yadav, and Left leaders – Sitaram Yechury and D Raja.
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