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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.

Punjab: Farmers stop screening of Akshay Kumar's film Sooryavanshi

Hoshiyarpur/IBNS: A group of farmers protesting against Centre's farm laws forced five cinema halls here to stop the screening of Akshay Kumar-starrer "Sooryavanshi', media reports said.

Farmers have right to protest, but cannot block roads indefinitely: SC

New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court on Thursday said farmers have the right to protest, but they cannot block roads indefinitely.

Arrested Nihang claims 'no regret' in the brutal killing at farmers' protest

New Delhi/IBNS: Saravjit Singh - a Sikh 'warrior' or Nihang, who has confessed involvement in the killing of a Dalit labourer Lakhbir Singh at farmers' protest site in Haryana's Singhu yesterday, has said he has no regrets, according to media reports.

Haryana: One member of Sikh order Nihang surrenders after severed body found in farmers' protest site

New Delhi/IBNS: A member of the warrior Sikh order Nihang surrendered on Friday after the horrific killing at a farmers' protest site at Singhu on the Haryana-Delhi border, according to media reports.

An arrest soon for body with severed wrist and foot at farmers' protest site: Haryana Police

New Delhi/IBNS: The Haryana Police said on Friday that an arrest is expected soon in the horrendous incident where the body of a man with a hand and a foot severed was found at a farmers' protest site in Haryana's Sonipat, around 30 km from Delhi, media reports said.

Haryana: Farmers allege BJP MP's car hit them during protest; 1 injured

New Delhi/IBNS: Farmers in Haryana have accused that a car they claim belongs to BJP MP Nayab Saini drove into a group of protesting farmers in Naraingarh near Ambala and injured one person, according to media reports.

Punjab: BJP takes jibe at Akali Dal after farmers disrupt Sukhbir Singh Badal's event

Chandigarh/IBNS: The Punjab BJP has taken a jibe at former NDA ally, Shiromani Akali Dal, over a farmers' protest during an event organised by the regional party two days ago.

Farmers knock down barricades at protest against sedition laws in Haryana

Sirsa/IBNS: Farmers ran over barricades during a protest demonstration against the arrests and sedition case in connection with the alleged assault of Haryana Assembly's deputy speaker Ranbir Gangwa.

Punjab CM Capt Amarinder condemns attack on BJP MLA, warns of strict action against anyone disturbing peace

Chandigarh/UNI: Strongly condemning the attack on BJP MLA from Abohar, Arun Narang, allegedly by angry farmers protesting the Centre’s Farm Laws, Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Saturday warned of strict action against anyone trying to disturb the state’s peace by taking the law into their hands.

Punjab : Farmers thrash BJP legislator in Malout, tear off his clothes

Chandigarh/UNI: In a shameful incident, farm law protesters allegedly threw black ink and thrashed BJP's Abroha MLA Arun Narang and also tore his clothes off in Malout town, here on Saturday. 

Farmers call Bharat Bandh on March 26 against new farm laws

Delhi/IBNS: The farmers' unions protesting against the three new farm laws have called a Bahrat Bandh on March 26 to reassert their demand for withdrawal of the legislations. 

S Jaishankar says foreign celebrities tweeted in favour of farmers' agitation without knowing much

New Delhi/IBNS: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has taken a dig at foreign  celebrities who have tweeted in favour of farmers' protest in India saying that they were ignorant about the matter.

Farmers block roads across India for 3 hrs to protest against new agri laws

Delhi/IBNS: The three hour countrywide blockade of national and state highways on Saturday by farmers' unions against the three new farm laws amid tight security ended peacefully, said media reports.

Agitating farmers demand reinstatement of telecommunication services at protest sites

New Delhi/IBNS: Thousands of farmers, protesting against the three contentious farm laws, have demanded restoration of phone and internet services at the protest sites, ahead of the countrywide road blockades planned on Saturday in order to intensify their agitation.