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Jayanta Bhattacharya

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Farmers Protest: 'Chakka Jam' Goes Easy On Public But Tough On Govt

Farmers Protest: 'Chakka Jam' Goes Easy On Public But Tough On Govt

Feb 06, 2021 Jayanta Bhattacharya

The umbrella body of the farmer unions, Samyukt Kisan Morcha, has decided to keep off aggressive...

‘They Called Us Khalistani, Pakistani’

‘They Called Us Khalistani, Pakistani’

Feb 04, 2021 Jayanta Bhattacharya INTERVIEWS Rakesh Tikait

First, they targeted those from Punjab, the Sikhs. Then they spread canards about farmers from Haryana, then...

This Banker Quit Job To Join The ‘Farmers’ Cause’

This Banker Quit Job To Join The ‘Farmers’ Cause’

Feb 04, 2021 Jayanta Bhattacharya

For 15 years he was working as an assistant manager in one of India’s top private banks at Sitarganj in...

Onward Ticket

Onward Ticket

Feb 04, 2021 Jayanta Bhattacharya

Rakesh Tikait's journey as a leader is about channelling farmers’ pain and anger as a narrative against...

‘If Tikait Succeeds, Hats Off To Him. If Not, We Will Take Over’

‘If Tikait Succeeds, Hats Off To Him. If Not, We Will Take Over’

Feb 04, 2021 Jayanta Bhattacharya INTERVIEWS V.M. Singh

Rakesh Tikait was supporting the new farm bills till November 27, 2020 when he joined the agitation at...

Space For All On This Flagpole

Space For All On This Flagpole

Jan 29, 2021 Bhavna Vij-Aurora

The cohesive farmers’ protests are traduced by the chaotic violence on January 26. But those who led men...

Farmers To Intensify Agitation, Decision On 'March To Parliament On Budget Day' Today

Farmers To Intensify Agitation, Decision On 'March To Parliament On Budget Day' Today

Jan 27, 2021 Jayanta Bhattacharya

The protesting unions are expected to mainly deliberate on the proposed Parliament march due to the...

We Are Not Going Back, Say Farmer Leaders

We Are Not Going Back, Say Farmer Leaders

Jan 27, 2021 Jayanta Bhattacharya

Farmer unions are meeting at Singhu border today to chalk out their future course of action.

R-Day Tractor Parade Called Off After Clashes With Cops, Farmers Blame Outsiders

R-Day Tractor Parade Called Off After Clashes With Cops, Farmers Blame Outsiders

Jan 26, 2021 Jayanta Bhattacharya

‘Anti-social elements infiltrated an otherwise peaceful movement. Peace is our biggest strength and any...

Banker Goes On A Vacation, Joins Farmers’ Protest At Delhi Border

Banker Goes On A Vacation, Joins Farmers’ Protest At Delhi Border

Jan 21, 2021 Jayanta Bhattacharya

'How can I take a vacation when other farmers are agitating for their rights under the open sky?' says the...

BJP Banks On Modi ‘Magic’ To Work On Farmers

BJP Banks On Modi ‘Magic’ To Work On Farmers

Jan 09, 2021 Jayanta Bhattacharya

BJP reaching out to farmers to tell them that the new laws do not intend to remove MSP or grab their land;...

Not Much Hope, Says Farmer Leader On Next Round Of Talks

Not Much Hope, Says Farmer Leader On Next Round Of Talks

Jan 08, 2021 Jayanta Bhattacharya

Farmers’ Protest: The eighth round of talks between the Centre and the protesting farmers ended in a...