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Farmers Had No Plan To Obstruct PM Modi: Samyukta Kisan Morcha

Jan 07, 2022 PTI

'There was no programme to stop the Prime Minister's visit or obstruct his visit,' SKM said in a statement after the PM's convoy was stopped en route to a political gathering in Firozpur, Punjab.

Lakhimpur Kheri Violence: SIT Chargesheet Names MoS Home Ajay Mishra’s Son As Accused

Jan 03, 2022 PTI

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: The incident occurred on October 3 last year, when farmers were protesting the visit of Uttar Pradesh Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya to MoS Home Ajay Mishra's native place. In the incident eight people lost their lives.

Satya Pal Malik's Remark On PM Modi; Omar Abdullah Says ‘Has Bitten Hand That Fed Him’

Former Jammu and Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah, while reacting to Meghalaya Governor Satya Pal Malik’s comments over PM Narendra Modi said: he has ‘bitten the hand that fed him’.

Farmers' 121-day-long stir ends after MLA Pankaj Singh intervenes

Jan 01, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Around 10 farmers, led by Bharatiya Kisan Parishad (BKP) president Sukhveer Pahalwan alias Sukhveer Khalifa, had also started an indefinite hunger strike last week which also ended Friday.

Punjab Farmers: 22 Farm Organizations Announce Political Front, To Contest 2022 Assembly Polls

All the 22 farm organizations were a part of the umbrella organization Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) which spearheaded the year-long protest against Centre's three farm laws.

22 December, 2021

Social Media Post On Farmers: Kangana Fails To Appear Before Mumbai Police

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"Now my client will appear before him on another earliest date as may be available. If the officer does not accommodate us, then we will leave it to the high court to decide on the matter on merits,” Kangana's lawyer said.

19 December, 2021

Jo Tik Gaya Wo Tikait

Vikas Pathak

Rakesh Tikait successfully led the year-long farmer protests against the new farm laws, forcing the Centre to repeal them just ahead of the assembly elections.

17 December, 2021

Rakesh Tikait Says Bigger Issue Of MSP Persists, Questions Govt's Intention

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“The bigger issue of MSP persists in the country. It will be a great relief if the MSP is granted.”

16 December, 2021

Farm Laws Repeal May Have Little Impact On BJP's Popularity In Upcoming Punjab Polls

Harish Manav

As parties start preparing for the upcoming elections in Punjab, the recent repeal of the Farm Laws seems do have had any effect on BJP's popularity in the state.

16 December, 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri: Priyanka Gandhi Launches Scathing Attack On PM Modi For Not Sacking MoS Ajay Mishra


Lakhimpur Kheri: The opposition has renewed its demand of sacking MoS Home Affairs Ajay Mishra, whose son Ashish Mishra is among the accused in the incident in which eight people, including four farmers were killed.

15 December, 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri: Rahul Gandhi Gives Adjournment Notice In LS For Discussing SIT Report


Lakhimpur Kheri: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has sought for adjournment of the business of the House and demanded discussion on the Special Investigation Team's (SIT) report in the incident.


14 December, 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri: Priyanka Gandhi Attacks PM Modi For Not Sacking MoS Ajay Mishra


Priyanka Gandhi says Prime Minister Narendra Modi has not removed Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra from his post due to his 'anti-farmer mindset'.

11 December, 2021

Farmers At Delhi Border Head Back Home To Rousing Reception


Farmers returning to their homes, after year long protest at Delhi border against now repealed three farm laws, were accorded warm reception with sweets and garlands as they passed on their tractors in the neighbouring states.

10 December, 2021

Mixed Emotions For Volunteers As Farmers Prepare To Vacate Protest Site At Delhi Border

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The farmers are preparing to go home after more than a year of protest at Delhi borders during which they endured harsh Delhi winter, scorching summer, police pushback, the rampaging coronavirus pandemic and the persistent complaint that their agitation inconvenienced thousands of commuters daily.

09 December, 2021

Farmers’ Agitation: 'Charddi Kla’ And Stoicism That Defined ‘Anndata’s’ Success

Ashutosh Sharma

Farmers’ agitation suspended: The modified tractors fitted with music systems started snarling through the protest camping site at Singhu, the farmers chanted slogans and danced to the Punjabi songs, celebrating their unity.

09 December, 2021

Farmers' Agitation Suspended; Samyukta Kisan Morcha To Hold Meeting On Jan 15

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Farmers will start vacating Delhi border points from Dec 11, this may take some time, says farmer leader Rakesh Tikait.

08 December, 2021

Yogendra Yadav Declared Farmers' Agitation To Have Reached Its Decisive Moment

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The Samyukta Kisan Morcha meeting, which was being held on Wednesday evening, will decide the future course of the movement.


08 December, 2021

Leaders Of SKM's Committee Sound Hopeful Before Meeting At Singhu Border


SKM Committee Meeting: According to the farmer leader Yudhvir Singh, a preliminary discussion on a fresh proposal from Centre has already taken place between the members. But, the final decision is yet to be taken.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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