A fresh batch of farmers from Punjab head for Delhi

A fresh batch of farmers from Punjab head for Delhi

A fresh batch of farmers from Punjab started their march to the Delhi approach Monday to participate within the ongoing agitation against the Centre’s controversial farm laws. Several groups of farmers from different regions mainly from Sangrur, Ludhiana, Mansa, Barnala, Patiala, Jalandhar, Nawanshahr and Ropar districts of Punjab left for the ‘Singhu and Tikri’ border […]

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Ready for jabs, but unwilling to abandon stir, farmers march to Delhi borders from Punjab

Ready for jabs, but unwilling to abandon stir, farmers march to Delhi borders from Punjab

Farmers on Wednesday marched in large numbers from three Punjab borders towards Delhi’s Tikri border despite Covid curbs being in situ . Claiming that the farmers were fighting both against Covid-19 and therefore the government, farmer leaders said they understood their responsibility during the pandemic, but had no choice but to protest. They appealed to […]

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Farmers Are Leading India’s Biggest movement during a Generation

Farmers Are Leading India’s Biggest movement during a Generation

The three agricultural reform laws forced through Parliament during the pandemic lockdown provoked this wave of protest. Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) insists that those laws are necessary to modernize an archaic and outdated system of farm production. Farmers, however, rightly see the dismantling of regulations, price controls, and public procurement commitments as a threat […]

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Farmers Protest: Ambedkar, a person of the many Struggles, Celebrated at Delhi's Borders

Farmers Protest: Ambedkar, a person of the many Struggles, Celebrated at Delhi’s Borders

it is our duty to oppose these laws quite the other community or section of society. We are travelling across Punjab to make awareness about the laws among Dalits. However, the govt , through the RSS and BJP workers, is creating confusion by saying the farmers’ land would be redistributed among workers’“How does one see […]

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Baishakhi, one Day with Many Metaphors, Celebrated by Farmers at Delhi’s Borders

Baishakhi, one Day with Many Metaphors, Celebrated by Farmers at Delhi’s Borders

New Delhi: a foreign voice from a loudspeaker kept emphasising that the month of April may be a challenging and historic month. “It is that this month when Jyotiba Phule, B R Ambedkar were born. it’s during this month the tenth Guru Gobind Singh founded Khalsa Panth and waged a struggle against superstition and caste […]

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In bloom, a kitchen garden at Singhu

In bloom, a kitchen garden at Singhu

With protesting farmers continuing to put in semi-permanent structures at the Singhu border, mostly for accommodation purposes, several protesters have started sowing a varied range of vegetables, some along the sides of the structures. A park, which was recently made by the protesters, is additionally set to show into a vegetable garden for the farmers. […]

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Delhi borders remain blocked as farmers’ protest continues

Delhi borders remain blocked as farmers’ protest continues

According to Delhi Traffic Police officials, vehicles entering Delhi from Ghaziabad are being diverted to alternate border routes like Anand Vihar, Surya Nagar, Apsara, Bhopra, Loni, Kondli, Chilla, New Ashok Nagar, DND, and Kalindi Kunj, so these routes may even see traffic congestionDelhi’s Singhu and Tikri borders still be blocked on Friday thanks to the […]

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Farmers Celebrate Holi On Protest Sites At Delhi Borders

The farmers protesting against the three contentious farm laws at the Delhi borders – Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur – on Monday celebrated Holi and Hola Mohalla.The protesting farmers maintained that their agitation will continue till the farm laws are repealed and a separate law on minimum support price is enacted. They celebrated the festival with […]

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Salon, Gym, and Now Brick Homes: From Delhi Border, Singhu Turns into Punjab 'Pind' Amid Farmers' Protest

Salon, Gym, and Now Brick Homes: From Delhi Border, Singhu Turns into Punjab ‘Pind’ Amid Farmers’ Protest

Protesting at the Singhu border for 106 days, the farmers have turned a area into a ‘mini village’ or Punjab pind. After salons and gymnasiums , houses have now come up at the demonstration site. Till now, most of them had been living on trolleys attached to their tractors that were became makeshift rooms by […]

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100 Days Later, the Farmers' Protest is Alive, Well, and Gaining Momentum

100 Days Later, the Farmers’ Protest is Alive, Well, and Gaining Momentum

“Is the farmers’ protest still on?” If I were paid Rs 1,940 for each time I even have been asked that question this past month, I could have bought my very own tractor by now (Rs 1,940 per quintal is that the official minimum support price rice farmers are alleged to receive from the government). […]

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