April 12, 2021 11:56 (IST)
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Bharat Bandh: Farmers block key roads, national highways; traffic disrupted

New Delhi/UNI: The farmers protesting against the three newly enacted agriculture reform laws on Friday began their 12-hour nationwide protest by blocking key roads and national highways in north India.

Toolkit case: Delhi High Court cautions media over 'sensational' reporting

New Delhi/IBNS: A day after issuing notices, the Delhi High Court on Friday cautioned the media over its alleged sensational reporting of the case pertaining to the toolkit case related to the farmers' protests, media reports said.

Setback for BJP as Congress wins all 7 Municipal Corporations in Punjab

Chandigarh/IBNS: Causing a massive setback for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the backdrop of the farmers' protests, the Congress on Wednesday won all seven Municipal Corporations in Punjab that went to polls on Feb 14, media reports said.

Toolkit case: Bombay HC grants transit bail to Nikita Jacob for 3 weeks

Mumbai/IBNS: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday granted transit bail for three weeks to lawyer and environmental activist Nikita Jacob, who was arrested for allegedly creating a toolkit in connection with the farmers' protests.

After Disha Ravi, arrest warrants for activists Nikita Jacob, Shantanu over toolkit issued now

New Delhi/IBNS: After Disha Ravi, the Delhi Police on Monday issued arrest warrants for two more activists in connection with a toolkit which was shared by climate activist Greta Thunberg in support of the farmers' protests, media reports said.

Farmers' Protests: Climate activist Disha Ravi's arrest over toolkit triggers outrage

New Delhi/IBNS: The arrest of 21-year old climate activist Disha Ravi in connection with the farmers' protests have triggered outrage worldwide besides sharp criticisms of the Narendra Modi government by the Indian politicians.

Delhi Police arrest 21-year-old activist from Bengaluru in Greta Thunberg 'toolkit' case

New Delhi/IBNS: The Delhi Police has arrested a 21-year-old activist from Bengaluru in connection to the "toolkit" shared by teen climate activist Greta Thunberg and others on Twitter to show support for the ongoing farmers' protest against the Indian government's farm laws.

We withheld portion of accounts identified in blocking orders by Indian govt: Twitter

New Delhi/IBNS: Micro-blogging site Twitter in its fresh statement on Wednesday said it has withheld the portion of accounts identified in the blocking orders served by the Indian government within the country.

'Beware of FDI- Foreign Destructive Ideology': PM Modi on global support to farmers' protests

New Delhi/IBNS: Taunting the global support to the farmers' protests, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday referred to FDI as "Foreign Destructive Ideology", asking people to remain vigilant over such a campaign.

Parliament: Modi promises MSP to farmers, appeals to protesters to end agitation over farm laws

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid the deadlock over the farmers' protests against the agricultural reforms, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the Minimum Support Price (MSP) will continue to exist, besides appealing to the protesters to end the agitation going on for over 70 days.

Farmers' protests: 'Inhuman atrocities are Modi govt's trademark', Rahul Gandhi attacks Centre

New Delhi/IBNS: In a fresh attack on the Centre over the farmers' protests, Congress MP Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said the Narendra Modi government's trademark is "inhuman atrocities".

Proposal to stay farm laws for 18 months stands on table: PM Modi at all-party meet

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the government's proposal to stay the contentious farm laws for 18 months are still on the table for the protesters, at a time the country is witnessing a massive farmers' agitation.

Govt will respect SC order pausing farm laws: President Kovind in Parliament

New Delhi/IBNS: In his address to Parliament on the first day of Budget session, President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday said the Narendra Modi government will be honouring the Supreme Court order pausing the contentious farm laws.

Protests against farm laws: Farmer leaders to hold talk with protesters day after violence

New Delhi/IBNS: The farmer leaders will on Wednesday hold talks with the protesters, a day after the tractor rally took a violent turn in the national capital, media reports said.

Tractor rally violence: Sunny Deol dissociates himself from Deep Sidhu again

New Delhi/UNI: Punjab's Gurdaspur BJP MP Sunny Deol on Tuesday once again clarified that he has no connection with actor-turned-activist Deep Sidhu.