April 13, 2021 07:16 (IST)
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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.

'India won't tolerate insult of tricolour, all the culprits will be punished' : Prakash Javadekar

New Delhi/IBNS: The Centre has condemned the violence at the farmers' tractor rally on Republic Day against the three contentious farm laws and promised that the culprits will be punished soon.

Farmers suspend march to parliament on Budget day

New Delhi/IBNS: The farmers protesting the three controversial farm laws have cancelled their march to parliament on Monday, when the government will table the annual budget, after their massive tractor rally descended into violence on Tuesday.

Republic Day farmers' protest : Farmer killed as his tractor hits barricades, overturns, shows footage

New Delhi/IBNS: The death of a farmer at Delhi's ITO amid violence during today's tractor rally was caused by police firing claimed farmers at the site but a footage of the incident showed the casualty resulted as the victim's tractor rammed into yellow Delhi Police barricades and oveturned.

Farmer's unions reject Govt's proposal to put farm laws on hold for 1-1.5 yrs

New Delhi/UNI: A day after Centre proposed to put the farm laws on hold for a period of one to one-and-a-half years, protesting farmer unions on Thursday rejected the proposal and reiterated their demand for a full repeal of three farm laws.

Farm laws to be put on hold for 1.5 yrs, Centre tells farmers : Report

New Delhi/IBNS: After the 10th round of talks with farmers Wednesday evening, the Centre has decided to shelve three farm laws for one and a half years and inform the Supreme Court in an affidavit, said a media report.

'Farm law panel has no decision making power. Where is the bias?' Supreme Court slams critics

New Delhi/IBNS: The panel formed to break the deadlock between the farmers' union and the government has no power to take decision on legislations, the Supreme Court on Wednesday said while reprimanding the critics of the committee who have been raising questions over its impartiality since its formation last week, said media reports.

10th round of talks between farmers' unions and Centre postponed

New Delhi/IBNS: The tenth round of talks between the Centre and the agitating farmers have been postponed by one day to January 20, media reports said.

Farmers' agitation would end soon: Anurag Thakur

Hamirpur (HP)/UNI: Union Minister of state for finance and Corporate affairs, Anurag Thakur on Sunday expressed optimism that the agitation by the farmers on three farm bills would end soon and a final solution would come out which would be acceptable to both parties.

Don't hold pro-farm law events: Home Minister Amit Shah's counsel to Haryana govt

New Delhi/IBNS: Home Minister Amit Shah has advised the Haryana government against holding any events or outreach programmes in favour of farm laws until further notice, said state's Education Minister Kanwar Pal Gujjar, reported media.