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Deep Sidhu: Man of many shades, loved and hated in equal measure

February 16, 2022
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The world’s opinion about him seemed evenly divided. Lawyer, actor, activist Deep Sidhu attracted admirers and critics in almost equal measure. It was the farmers’ tractor march and the Red Fort violence on Republic Day last year that put Sidhu in the limelight and brought him widespread criticism in its wake. Lead | Read more|

3 Farmers Found Dead In Bengal, Families Allege Suicide Over Crop Failure

December 19, 2021
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Three farmers have been found dead in West Bengal's rice bowl Purba Bardhaman district in the last two days, police said on Sunday. The dead farmers' families claimed that they have died by suicide after Cyclone Jawad-induced untimely rain destroyed potato and paddy crops, while the district administration is probing t | Read more|

Farmers start fateh march to Haryana, Punjab amid dhol beats, langars and DJs

December 12, 2021
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Singing, dancing and cheering atop their tractor-trolleys, farmers on Saturday began their journey home from Delhi borders after dismantling their tents and other structures at the end of a year-long sit-in protest against the agri laws. They were given a rousing welcome with sweets, garlands, bhangra and langars in th | Read more|

Parliament Winter Session : Opposition Leaders Protest Against MPs' Suspension

December 1, 2021
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Twelve opposition MPs from Rajya Sabha have been suspended from parliament's Winter Session and the opposition has condemned the suspension, saying it is against the rules. The list of suspended MPs includes Shiv Sena's Priyanka Chaturvedi and Anil Desai, Trinamool Congress's Dola Sen and Shanta Chhetri CPM's Elamaram | Read more|

"Glad To See Three Farm Bills In India Will Be Repealed": US Lawmaker

November 20, 2021
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US Congressman Andy Levin has welcomed the repeal of the three farm laws in India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced that the government has decided to repeal the three farm laws, which were at the centre of protests by farmers for the past year, and appealed to the protesting farmers to return home. | Read more|