Farmers Protest
People  /  Published 21.03.22

Bengal has always been the capital of ideas, says activist at fore of farmers’ protests

Seated a seven-minute drive from Jorasanko Thakurbari, the invocation of the Bard of Bengal seems almost inevitable. The context? The thin red line of patriotism. “For me, a true patriot is some...
By Priyam Marik

Opinion  /  Published 08.03.22

The real fourth estate

While press freedom lies seriously curtailed and populist sentiments are being geared towards a sectarian representation of reality, information is being manipulated to serve the interests of the ruli...
By Shivam Mogha, Siddhi Chouhan

India  /  Published 15.02.22

Deep Sidhu dies in road accident

Actor and activist Deep Sidhu, accused of being the key conspirator of the Red Fort violence on Republic Day last year, died in a road accident on Kundli-Manesar-Palwal highway near Kharkhoda in Harya...
By Our Bureau, PTI

Business  /  Published 18.01.22

Payout to farmers may be raised

The Modi government is likely to increase the payout to farmers under the PM Kisan Scheme in the budget to Rs 8000 per annum from Rs 6000 per annum. The budget allocation to the agriculture sector wi...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.01.22

Going tough for BJP in UP, Punjab: Farm unions

With the Election Commission announcing poll dates for five states, including Punjab and Uttar Pradesh, farmer leaders on Saturday said it is a tough road ahead for the BJP as the Centre is yet to mee...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 28.12.21

Broth boils: Punjab’s electoral kitchen

There seem to be too many cooks in Punjab’s electoral kitchen at the moment. Apart from the ruling Congress and its challengers — the Shiromani Akali Dal, Aam Aadmi Party and Bharatiya Jan...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 23.12.21

Anti-farm remarks: Kangana grilled

Mumbai police on Thursday recorded the statement of Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut for more than an hour in a case where she is accused of portraying the farmers' protest on Delhi borders as "...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 23.12.21

Social post: Ranaut answers summons

Actor Kangana Ranaut appeared before the Mumbai Police on Thursday in connection with an FIR registered against her for a social media post that allegedly linked farmers' protests to a separatist ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 19.12.21

Farm Fatale: Lessons learnt from the farmers’ protest

Essence of the three farm laws 1) The Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Act: Created opportunities for contract-farming 2) The Essential Commodities...
By Anita Joshua

Opinion  /  Published 13.12.21

Lessons taught

As the farmers who gathered on Delhi’s borders return victorious weeks after the Narendra Modi government decided to repeal the three contentious agrarian legislations fearing electoral reversal...
By The Editorial Board


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