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PM Modi Security Lapse | Last Minute Plan Change, Negligence Of Punjab Police...What Went Wrong?

Jan 06, 2022 Harish Manav

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's convoy was trapped for nearly 20 minutes on a Punjab highway on Wednesday after protesting farmers blocked the PM's convoy en route to Ferozepur.

Farmers Return Home, Bid Farewell To Singhu Border After Year-Long Protests

Dec 11, 2021 PTI

Before bidding farewell to Singhu, some farmers performed 'havans' and sang 'kirtans', and some danced to 'bhangra' songs to mark the day as 'Vijay Diwas'.


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

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.

Maharashtra Farmers Look For 'Love' Amid Continued Woes And Degrading Social Status

Dec 01, 2021 Haima Deshpande

Maharashtra’s social fabric is undergoing a tough change. While the sons of farmers are finding it an uphill task to get brides, their sisters do not want farmers as husbands.


‘Fear Of Becoming Unpopular Among Farmers Kept The Movement Leadership United’: Hannan Mollah

There had been countless efforts on the part of the government and the ruling party to vilify the leadership of the movement, says Hannan Mollah, head of the CPI(M)’s farmers’ wing, the All India Kisan Sabha.

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19 November, 2021

Chidambaram States Withdrawal Of Farm Laws Impelled By 'Fear Of Elections'

Outlook Web Desk

His remarks came after Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in an address to the nation this morning, announced that the government has decided to repeal the three farm laws, which were at the centre of protests by farmers for the past year.


17 November, 2021

Channi Govt Announces Cancellation Of FIRs Against Protesting Farmers

Harish Manav

The Punjab police had registered about 500 FIRs across the state against protesting farmers during the tenure of former CM Capt. Amarinder Singh.


07 November, 2021

More Businessmen Died Of Suicide Than Farmers In 2020: NCRB Data

Outlook Web Desk

The NCRB data shows that in 2020, during the pandemic, farmer suicides increased by 3 per cent while those of businesspersons by 29 per cent as, according to the experts, Covid affected the non-agricultural sector more than agriculture this time.


02 November, 2021

Samajwadi Party Asks Workers To Observe Third Of Every Month As 'Lakhimpur Kisan Smriti Diwas'

Outlook Web Desk

Samajwadi Party said everybody should light a 'diya' (earthen lamp) on November 3 to honour the slain farmers who were killed in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence.


20 October, 2021

Lakhimpuri Kheri: Supreme Court Asks UP Govt To Speed Up Investigation

Outlook Web Desk

The Supreme Court asked the Uttar Pradesh govt to record statements of remaining witnesses in the Lakhimpur Kheri case.


19 October, 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri Violence: UP Police Arrest Four More Accused Including BJP Worker

Outlook Web Desk

So far, the Uttar Pradesh police have arrested 10 persons including Union Minister Ajay Mishra's son Ashish in the case.


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18 October, 2021

‘Rail Roko’ Hits Railway Operations in Punjab And Haryana

Harish Manav

Protest called by SKM demanding removal of Union MoS (home) Ajay Mishra goes on peacefully, commuters affected.


16 October, 2021

Singhu Border Lynching: Second Nihang Sikh Arrested, Victim's Family Demands High-Level Probe

Outlook Web Desk

Narain Singh, the second Nihang Sikh arrested, claimed he had informed the police that he was surrendering.


14 October, 2021

Lakhimpur Violence: A Young Girl Lost Her Doting Father When Her Marriage Was On The Cards

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Nachhatar Singh’s daughter and sons deplore their farmer father’s death during the October 3 incident


14 October, 2021

Freeze Frames In Lakhimpur Kheri: A Charred SUV, Toys On A Cart And A Young Man In A Red T Shirt

Tribhuvan Tiwari

After the dust settles, violence leaves behind scars that are difficult to heal. A photojournalist's diary of Lakhimpur Kheri


14 October, 2021

Lakhimpur Violence: SIT Takes Union Minister's Son Ashish Mishra To Recreate Sequence Of Events

Outlook Web Desk

Eight people died in the October 3 violence and of them, four were farmers, allegedly knocked down by a vehicle carrying BJP workers.


13 October, 2021

Durga Puja 2021: When Pandals Depict Political Themes

Deepanjan Ghosh

Two major Durga Puja committees in West Bengal have selected contentious and controversial issues as their themes this year.


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12 October, 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri: 15-Year-Old Still In Trauma After Seeing Father Being Crushed Under The Wheel

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Despite his best efforts to pull his father out of the way from the speeding Mahindra Thar jeep, 15-year-old Rajdeep Singh couldn’t save him.


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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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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