Farmers Protest

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April 12, 2021

“All three black farm laws should be repealed,” Rakesh Tikait said. (File) Ghaziabad: Farmers protesting the contentious new farm laws are ready to talk if the centre invites them, Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait said on Sunday, maintaining that the dialogue would resume where it had ended on January 22 and the demands […]

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BJP Faces No-Trust Motion In Haryana Amid Unrest Over | Sidnaz Blog

March 10, 2021

Manohar Lal Khattar government was criticised for crackdown on farmers. New Delhi: The ruling BJP in Haryana is facing a no-confidence motion in the assembly today. The opposition Congress has claimed that two Independent MLAs supporting the government have withdrawn support. The exercise, however, is seen as a plan to embarrass the government amid widespread […]

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Sedition Law Can’t Be Used To Quieten The Disquiet, Says | Sidnaz Blog

February 16, 2021

Two men accused of spreading fake videos on farmers’ protest were granted bail (File) New Delhi: The sedition law cannot be used to “quieten the disquiet under the pretence of muzzling miscreants”, a court in Delhi said while granting bail to two men accused of posting fake videos on Facebook on the farmer protests. Additional […]

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Indian High Commission’s Open Letter To British MP | Sidnaz Blog

February 16, 2021

Taking to Twitter Claudia Webbe had earlier said, “I stand with Indian Farmers”. London, United Kingdom: As United Kingdom Member of Parliament (MP) for Leicester East Claudia Webbe extended support to the farmers’ protest, the Indian High Commission in London wrote an open letter on Tuesday saying that the MP was welcome to convey any apprehensions […]

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Why Activist Disha Ravi, Arrested Over Toolkit, Argued | Sidnaz Blog

February 15, 2021

Disha Ravi had no legal counsel when she was produced in court yesterday. (File) New Delhi: The arrest of 22-year-old activist Disha Ravi from Bengaluru over a “toolkit” tweeted by climate campaigner Greta Thunberg has not just generated waves out outrage but has also raised questions on procedure. Disha Ravi had no legal counsel when […]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “Planned Strategy” Charge | Sidnaz Blog

February 10, 2021

Slogans In Parliament As PM Talks Farm Laws. New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s response to the Motion of Thanks on the President’s address today was overtaken midway by angry protests from the opposition as he mentioned the farm laws. After a huge altercation, the Congress and the Trinamool walked out, shortly after the Prime […]

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Twitter Says India’s Orders to Block Accounts | Sidnaz Blog

February 10, 2021

Twitter said on Tuesday it believes orders by the Indian government to take down accounts are inconsistent with local law and that for some accounts, it would not agree to an outright ban and would instead restrict access within India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government has asked Twitter to take down more than 1,100 accounts […]

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Farmers Protest: Ready For Talks But | Sidnaz Blog

February 9, 2021

Farmers have been protesting against the centre’s agriculture laws since November last year (File) New Delhi: Farmers protesting the agriculture laws say they are willing to hold talks with the centre to resolve the weeks-long stand-off, but have taken exception to a remark by Prime Minister Narendra Modi that refers to “andolan jeevi (professional protesters)” […]

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Sharad Pawar’s Advice To Sachin Tendulkar On Indians For | Sidnaz Blog

February 7, 2021

NCP chief Sharad Pawar was responding to a tweet by Sachin Tendulkar Mumbai: NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Saturday urged cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar – who earlier this week tweeted as part of a celebrity-fueled pushback against pop star Rihanna and her six-word tweet on the farmers’ protest – to “exercise caution while speaking about […]

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Rakesh Tikait As Chakka Jam Ends | Sidnaz Blog

February 6, 2021

BKU leader Rakesh Tikait’s tearful appeal has charged farmers protesting the centre’s laws New Delhi: Farmers protesting the agriculture laws will not return home till their demands are met, and will not be pressured into holding talks with the centre, Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait said Saturday afternoon, after the three-hour chakka jam […]

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