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Farmers protest pushed curtail of 32 train locations on the eve of Bharat bandh

The Samkyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) has called for the bandh from 6 am to 6 pm on Friday 26 March to mark four months of the farmers’ agitation at Delhi’s three borders Singhu, Ghazipur and Tikri.   In pursuance railway spokesperson said four Shatabdi trains have been cancelled and 31 other trains detained due to Read More…

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House of Commons 19 out of 20 British MPs expressed concern at freedom supression in India

In House of Commons British MPs voice concern at India suppressing freedom and peaceful protests   On a debate in the House of Commons on ‘ Press Freedom and the safety of Protestors in India’, 19 of the 20 Members who spoke came up with scathing criticism of the Indian Government   Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi Read More…

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Gandhi now attack Modi’s twin friend friendly farms law outside Parliament

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants to “hand over” the entire agriculture business to his “two friends”.   Addressing a massive Kisan tractor rally at Rupangarh, district Ajmer in Rajasthan, he said 40 per cent people of the country are stakeholders of the farming business.   “It is Read More…

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Amidst opposition walk out Modi in parliament says Farm law is optional

In the backdrop of the ongoing farmers’ agitation on Delhi’s borders for over two months, Modi said “rumours are being spread that these laws are against the farmers”. Opposition Parties Congress and Communists created  ruckus when the Prime Minister was delivering his speech in the Lower House  Congress floor leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury vehemently opposed Read More…

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Farmers three hours Chakka Jam Strike was peaceful and felt across India

The call for ‘Chakka Jam’ (Road blockade), that began sharp at noon, on Saturday  was given by joint farmers’ union  Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM). The farmers’ body had on Friday said that the National and state highways across the country will be jammed from 1200 hrs to 1500 hrs. According to reports arriving here, vehicular Read More…

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Insurance Companies rejected 9.28 Lakhs Farmers Claims in 2019-20 : Union Agricultural Minister Tomar

According to data provided by Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar in response to a question in the Rajya Sabha on Friday the shocking scenario emerges. The question came from Manas Ranjan Bhunia, Trinamool Congress MP, who asked whether farmers were denied crop insurance claims by insurance companies, the details of cases reported from different States Read More…

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American lawmakers extending support to Indian farmers protest put Modi govt Quandary

After international pop star Rihanna, several American lawmakers have extended solidarity with farmers protesting against the Centre’s three farm laws at the various borders of Delhi.   US Democratic Representative Ilhan Omar in support of the farmers tweeted that India must protect their basic democratic rights, allow for the free flow of information, reinstate internet Read More…

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BJP Government FIR didn’t hinder Swedish Greta Thunberg Extending support for India Farmers

On February 3, the young environmentalist who is revered all over the world for her tenacious efforts and firm stand to conserve environment, who has 4.7million followers in Twitter handle had tweeted in support of the farmers protesting at the borders of Delhi:   This along with the tweets by other foreign celebrities in support Read More…

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DMK locked horn directly with Governor in assembly over farmer issues

The DMK on Tuesday walked out of the Tamil Nadu Assembly after a heated argument with Governor Banwarilal Purohit ahead of his customary address to the House . DMK’s allies, including Congress MLAs who came with green headgear in support of agitating farmers outside Delhi who want repeal of three Central laws, followed suit. DMK Read More…

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Iron rods hooked, Internet Cut, Police harassment made farmers to call for 3 hours Chakka Jam protest on Feb 6

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday attacked the government over barricades and road blocks set up at farmer agitation sites on Delhi’s borders, and asked the Centre to “build bridges and not walls”.   After Police arrest of more than 200 farmers and death of a farmer at Delhi during  Republic Day tractor parade , Read More…