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Opinion  /  Published 24.01.21

How Nitish Kumar won over Sikhs

The chief minister of Karnataka, BS Yediyurappa, and the Union home minister, Amit Shah, were found to admire one another during the latter’s recent visit to the state. The Lingayat strongman li...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 23.01.21

Farmers meet to mull on govt offer

A meeting of 32 Punjab farmer unions opposed to the Centre's farm laws is underway at the Singhu border here, a major protest site, to reconsider the government's proposal to put the contentio...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.01.21

Farm laws passed sneakily during pandemic: Farmers

Rajkumar and a friend, Baljit Singh, displayed the “pagdis” (turbans) they had worn as a mark of solidarity with their Sikh brethren from Punjab. Rajkumar said the BJP was trying to divid...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.01.21

Minister, protesting farmers dig heels in

Agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Friday blamed an “external force” for preventing an early resolution of the standoff with the farmers, speaking after the farm unions rejected ...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.01.21

Farm talks hit roadblock as Centre toughens stand

The government's negotiations with protesting farm unions hit a roadblock on Friday as the farmer leaders stuck to their demands for a complete repeal of three farm laws they find pro-corporate an...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

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India  /  Published 22.01.21

Farmers: 11th round of talks on

The eleventh round of talks between protesting farmer unions and three central ministers got underway here on Friday to break the nearly two-month-long deadlock on the three new agri laws. In the las...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.01.21

Sonia: farm laws act of haste

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday launched a fierce attack on the Centre over the farmers' agitation and said the government has shown "shocking insensitivity and arrogance going thro...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.01.21

Govt proposal to suspend farm laws rejected

The protesting farmers on Thursday rejected the Centre’s proposal to suspend the implementation of the three contentious laws for 18 months, taking the stand that the 143 “martyred” ...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.01.21

Farm deaths: Rs 5 lakh for next of kin

  A compensation of Rs 5 lakh each has been given to the families of four farmers from Ludhiana who lost their lives while participating in the ongoing protest against the Centre's agricultu...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Amritsar

India  /  Published 21.01.21

Tractor rally: no headway in meeting

  The second round of meeting between the police and farmer unions regarding the proposed January 26 tractor rally by them remained inconclusive on Thursday as the farmers stuck to their demand ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi


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