Farmer Protests

UP Polls: In Mathura, Peda Makers, Patrons Want Dash Of ‘Saffron’, Milk Crime-Free Trade

MATHURA/VRINDAVAN: Ambling into the winding lanes of Chowk Bazar in Mathura — the land of Krishna Janmbhoomi — the team of The New Indian reaches the factory where aroma of boiling milk, saffron, cardamom greets with hundreds of halwais squatted before the flames. In a few hours, as milk turns into khoya, which further becomes …

Is Uttarakhand Cong Headed The Punjab Way? State Leaders Turn To Rahul To Fix Infighting

NEW DELHI: Amid infighting in Uttarakhand Congress, former Chief Minister Harish Rawat and AICC in-charge for the state Devender Yadav on Friday met former party chief Rahul Gandhi at his residence. The two leaders were called for a meeting with the senior leadership after Rawat on Wednesday sent out cryptic tweets over the handling of …

8 Yrs On, Punjab Books Badal’s In-Law Majithia In Drug Scam; Uncovers Explosive ED Charges On Him, 2 Canadians

CHANDIGARH/NEW DELHI:  Eight years after the then wrestler-turned-druglord Jagdish Bhola, who was arrested in a Rs 6500-crore synthetic drug scam, had accused Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Badal’s brother-in-law Bikram Majithia of him as a kingpin leading to the summons served by ED on him, Punjab Police has booked the key Akali Dal man on …

Rana Lashes Out At ‘Mercenary’ Sidhu For Dividing The Party

CHANDIGARH: In a major development on Monday, a senior Congress leader and minister for Technical Education Rana Gurjeet Singh lashed out at Punjab Congress committee president Navjot Singh Sidhu for trying to create divisions within the party and questioning the loyalty of the true and traditional Congressmen. Rana took a dig at Sidhu’s flip-flops in …

Amarinder Meets Gajendra Shekhawat, Eyes Deal To Avenge Cong Insult

CHANDIGARH: Soon after former chief minister of Punjab Capt Amarinder Singh inaugurated his new political party office on Tuesday, he met Punjab BJP election in-charge Gajendra Shekhawat at his farm house in Mohali. The closed door meeting continued for more than half an hour. According to the sources, Capt Amarinder and Shekhawat talked about sharing …

2022 UP Polls: SP-RLD All Set To Formalise Alliance, To Share Details In Dec 7 Rally

LUCKNOW: The Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) and Samajwadi Party (SP) are moving closer to what appears to be a pre-poll alliance between the two political parties ahead of 2022 Uttar Pradesh (UP) assembly elections. RLD chief Jayant Chaudhary on Monday said that his party will share the stage with the SP in a mega rally …

Farm Leader Gurnam Singh Charuni Meets Haryana CM In Chandigarh

CHANDIGARH: Farm leader Gurnam Singh Charuni on Friday reached the residence of Haryana Chief MinisterManohar Lal Khattar in Chandigarh to discuss matters related to farmers in Haryana. Charuni reached the residence of Khattar at about 5pm after interacting with the media. Charuni said, “We got a message from Chandigarh CID that CM Manohar Lal Khattar …

Rahul Gandhi Takes A Swipe At PM, Says The Government Terrified Of Holding Discussions On Contended Laws

NEW DELHI: Sharpening his attack on Narendra Modi government, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday said that the repealing of the three farm laws without a debate shows that the government is “terrified” of having a discussion with the contending parties and knows that it has done something wrong. After the Parliament passed ‘The Farm Laws …

Farm Laws Repealed: The Young Faces That Drove The World’s Largest Movement

  The Farm Laws Repeal Bill was passed amidst ruckus in the Lok Sabha on Monday, the first day of the 2021 Winter Session of Parliament. The Farmer protest movement has been the topic of global discourse for more than a year now. November 26 marked one year of what has been touted as the …

Delhi Assembly Passes Resolution Supporting Pending Demands Of Farmers

NEW DELHI: Delhi Assembly on Friday passed a resolution supporting the pending demands of the farmers, law on MSP, withdrawal of the cases against farmers and compensation for the families of those farmers who lost their lives during the protest period. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal also congratulated farmers on the success of their movement …