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Greta Thunberg Tweets Toolkit On Farmers' Protest, Deletes, Shares Update

February 4, 2021
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Teen climate campaigner Greta Thunberg, who has been nominated for this year's Nobel Peace Prize, has shared a toolkit to help people show support for the farmers' protest on Delhi's outskirts. This comes amid a pushback from the centre after Ms Thunberg, 18, international pop icon Rihanna and lawmakers from the United | Read more|

Rihanna's Tweet Takes Farmers' Protest Global, Spurs Support

February 3, 2021
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Farmers' protest against the centre's three controversial laws, which they say will leave them at the mercy of corporates, has seen a tremendous outpouring of support on social media in the last few hours as international pop star Rihanna, climate campaigner Greta Thunberg, and lawmakers from the United States and the | Read more|

Police Case Against Editor Over Tweet On Farmer's Death At Tractor Rally

January 31, 2021
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A police case has been filed against "The Wire" editor Siddharth Varadarajan over his tweet sharing a news report filed by the web portal regarding the death of a farmer during the tractor rally on Republic Day. The First Information Report accuses him of making imputations, assertions prejudicial to national-integrati | Read more|

BJP chorus in west UP: Ghazipur mishandled, can boost movement

January 30, 2021
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The move by the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh to get the farm protest site at Ghazipur vacated has the potential to revitalise the agitation against the Centre’s new agriculture laws after the violence at Red Fort during Republic Day appeared to have dented its credibility, according to the ruling party’s senior | Read more|

Clashes At Farmers' Protest Site After Group Barges In, Cop Injured

January 29, 2021
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A group of around 200 people, threw stones and vandalised tents erected by farmers at the Delhi-Haryana border in Singhu, the epicenter of farmers' protests since over two months. A police official was injured in the violence. The sudden violence this afternoon at the protest site, which has been tense since the Republ | Read more|

UAPA case against banned Sikh outfit

January 28, 2021
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The Delhi Police has registered a case against the banned organisation Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) under relevant sections of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) and sedition for advocating ‘Referendum-2020′, a movement demanding a separate Sikh state. As per news report of The Indian Express, the case was | Read more|

No Permission Yet On Farmers' Tractor Rally, Cops To Decide Today: Sources

January 24, 2021
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Farmers protesting against the Centre's contentious farm laws have sought written permission from the Delhi Police for the massive tractor rally they are planning on Republic Day, sources said. More than a thousand tractors from across Punjab and Haryana will take part in the rally, which will be held on Ring Road, wh | Read more|

Farm Laws Panel Has No Power To Decide, Where is Bias? Supreme Court

January 20, 2021
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The Supreme Court today slammed critics of an expert panel - formed last week to resolve the farmers-centre deadlock over the three contentious agricultural laws - and said the committee has no power to decide on the legislations. "We gave (the committee the) power to hear everyone and submit report to us. Where is the | Read more|