May 25, 2022 03:33 (IST)
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Bhagwant Mann calls Punjab farmers' protest near Chandigarh-Mohali border 'unwarranted'

Chandigarh/IBNS: Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann has expressed disapproval over the agitation by the farmers of his state and called it unwarranted and undesirable.

SC refuses to censor Kangana Ranaut's social media posts

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court on Friday refused to censor actor Kangana Ranaut's social media posts, which are often embroiled in controversies, stating that police complaints have already been registered regarding her for posts where she referred to protesting Sikh farmers as "Khalistani terrorists".

Minister can't be punished for son's conduct in Lakhimpur Kheri case, say BJP sources: Report

New Delhi/IBNS: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is unlikely to remove junior Home Minister Ajay Mishra over the conduct of his son, who has been accused of mowing down protesting farmers in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri, according to media reports.

Compensation to kin of farmers who died during agitation a state matter: Agriculture Minister

New Delhi/UNI: Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Friday told the Rajya Sabha that the matter of compensation to farmers who died during the year-long farmers' protests was with the state governments, and said no one was killed in police action during the protests.

Farmers call off year-long protests against agricultural reforms after govt accepts demands

New Delhi/IBNS: After the Modi government accepted all demands made by the protesters, farmers ended their 15-month long agitation against the agricultural reforms, which were brought by the current dispensation, on Thursday.

Farmers to formally call off protest tomorrow after Centre agrees to demands

New Delhi/IBNS: Farmers, who have spent the last 15 months protesting against the farm laws and demanding for a legal guarantee for minimum support price (MSP), have decided to call off their agitation after accepting a second draft proposal from the government, media reports said.

Farmer groups reach consensus on Centre's revised proposal

New Delhi/UNI: The Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) on Wednesday said that it has received a revised draft proposal from the Centre and a consensus has been reached on the same.

Firm in our commitment to stand by farmers on MSP: Congress chief Sonia Gandhi

New Delhi/IBNS: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday said her party was firm in its commitment to stand by farmers on multiple issues including the legal guarantee of Minimum Support Price (MSP).

Farmers likely to end protests as Centre decides to offer written assurance for meeting demands

New Delhi/IBNS: Farmers protesting for more than 15 months on issues ranging from the now-scrapped farm laws to a legal guarantee for Minimum Support Price (MSP), have decided to withdraw the same.

Centre should compensate farmers who died in agitation: Rahul Gandhi in Parliament

New Delhi/UNI: Congress MP Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday reiterated his demand to compensate the farmers, who had lost their lives during the farm agitation.

Article 370 had no connection with peace, will not be restored in J&K: Amit Shah

New Delhi/UNI: Union Home Minister Amit Shah Saturday said there is no connection between Article 370 and peace in Jammu and Kashmir, and hence, it will not be restored.

PM’s apology still incomplete: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi/UNI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to complete his apology by fulfilling all demands of protesting farmers.

Kangana Ranaut summoned by Delhi Assembly Committee over actress' Khalistani remark

New Delhi/IBNS: A Delhi Assembly committee has summoned Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut for calling the farmers' protest a Khalistani movement, media reports said.

SKM core committee to carry on with protests; demands govt talks to farmers

New Delhi/UNI: A meeting of the core committee of farmer unions under the banner of Samyukt Kisan Morcha was held on Saturday, and farmer leaders reiterated that their protest plans for the coming day remain unchanged.

Early repeal of farm laws would have saved innocent lives: BJP MP Varun Gandhi writes to Modi

New Delhi/IBNS: In a stern message to his party's top leader and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Varun Gandhi on Saturday said 700 innocent lives would have been saved had the government withdrawn the controversial farm laws earlier.