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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 …

Modi Govt To Scrap Farm Laws But Farmers’ Movement To Continue

NEW DELHI: The farm laws may have been repealed by the central government but Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait and Jai Kisan Morcha founder Yogendra Yadav on Friday maintained that the ongoing farmers’ protest will be withdrawn only after the contentious legislations are repealed in Parliament and a legal guarantee on minimum support …

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, …