Rakesh Tikait Says 'Will End Farmers' Protest If it might Guarantee Ending COVID'

Rakesh Tikait Says ‘Will End Farmers’ Protest If it might Guarantee Ending COVID’

As India’s COVID wave surges, BKU spokesperson Rakesh Tikait said that if he gets a ‘guarantee’ that the pandemic will end if farmers’ protest is named off, he will do so. Tikait said that farmers were helping the state by allowing oxygen tankers to maneuver towards Delhi by clearing one side of the highway. Stating […]

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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Holi and Hola Mohalla.The protesting farmers maintained that their agitation will continue till the farm laws are repealed and a separate law on minimum support price is enacted.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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Thousands of Indian women join farmers’ protests against new laws

Thousands of Indian women join farmers’ protests against new laws

Thousands of girls have joined protests by farmers on the outskirts of latest Delhi to mark International Women’s Day, demanding the scrapping of latest agricultural laws that open up the country’s vast farm sector to non-public buyers. The demonstrations on Monday were held at multiple sites on the capital’s fringes where tens of thousands of […]

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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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