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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.

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.

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.

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.

Assembly Poll: HC refuses to intervene on rejection of nomination papers of 3 NDA candidates

Kochi/UNI: In a major set back to BJP-led NDA in Kerala, the Kerala High Court on Monday refused to intervene in the Returning Officer's decision on rejection of nomination papers filed by three candidates.

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.

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.