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Delhi Witnesses ‘Kisan Jam’

Delhi witnessed a huge traffic jam on Monday morning after the police put up barricades at various borders to stop the entry of members of Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) who were demanding the law on MSP and sacking of Union minister Ajay Mishra Teni in the killing of four farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri. On Sunday, …

Deep Sidhu Key Accused Of Red Fort Violence Killed In Road Mishap

Deep Sidhu, a Punjabi actor and one of the prime accused in the Red Fort violence case died in a road accident on Tuesday evening. The accident took place around 8.30 pm near Pipli toll plaza in Kharkhoda area of Sonipat district.  Haryana Police said that the crash site was  nearly 30 km from the …

If Voted To Power, Will Clear 1 Lakh Jobs For Youth On Day1: Channi

CHAMKAUR SAHIB(PUNJAB): Poll promises are getting intense across party lines as the election fever peaks in Punjab. Making it clear that youth is its focus, Congress CM candidate and present Chief Minister of Punjab, Charanjit Singh Channi, said that if Congress is voted to power in the state again, his first task on the first day …

Why Is Govt Not Sharing List Of Dead Farmers When We Have It: Rahul Gandhi Asks

NEW DELHI: There seems to be no end in stalemate between Centre and Opposition over three farm bills even as they have been repealed. Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Friday slammed the government for saying that it does not have the list of farmers who died while protesting against the three farm laws. He …

Farmers’ Tractor Rally On Nov 29 Postponed, Next Plan Of Action On Dec 4

NEW DELHI: The Samyukta Kisan Morcha, an umbrella body of farmers’ unions, on Saturday decided to postpone the tractor rally to Parliament, which was scheduled to take place on November 29. Addressing the media after the crucial meeting of the farmers’ body here, Samyukta Kisan Morcha leader Darshan Pal said, “We have decided to put …

One Year of Farmers’ Protest: Repealing 3 Laws Not Enough, Tikait Adamant On MSP, Compensation

NEW DELHI: As farmers observe one year of their agitation against the three contentious farm laws on Friday, Bharatiya Kisan Union Leader Rakesh Tikait spoke exclusively to The New Indian, questioning why the government was dragging its feet in getting the Minimum Support Price (MSP) law implemented. Tikait maintained that they have a number of …

BJP Repealed Farm Laws For Vote Bank: Akhilesh Yadav

LUCKNOW: Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced to repeal the three farm laws in the upcoming Winter Session of Parliament, former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav alleged that it was being done eyeing the “vote bank” politics as Bharatiya Janata Party is sensing defeat in upcoming state elections. …

Relief For Thousands Of Commuters As Delhi Police Remove Barricades At Tikri, Ghazipur Borders

NEW DELHI: In a massive relief to thousands of daily commuters, the Delhi Police on Friday initiated the works of removing the barricades placed at the Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur borders, which were kept there since November 26 last year to stop the protesting farmers to enter the national capital. Thousands of farmers from Punjab, …

‘No Regrets’ Says Second Nihang Arrested From Punjab, Police To Make More Arrests Soon

NEW DELHI: The killing of a Dalit man, Lakhbir Singh from Taran taran at the site of  farmers protests on Dusshehra morning has now got another twist after second Nihang Sikh from Amritsar this afternoon announced to surrender before Haryana Police. It’s not clear whether he was present at the site of murder or are …

Singhu Border Murder: Samyukt Kisan Morcha Distances Itself From Incident, Says ‘Not Linked To Nihang Group’

NEW DELHI: Hours after a man was brutally killed at the farmers protest site at Singhu border, the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) condemned the murder and distanced itself from the incident. The farmers’ body demanded that the culprits be punished according to law after investigating the allegation of murder and conspiracy behind sacrilege. The statement …