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BKU expels two functionaries charged with gang-rape
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BKU expels two functionaries charged with gang-rape

Among those expelled are Subodh Kakran, president of Saharanpur divisional unit, and Vicky Tomar, former president of the Saharanpur unit

Bharitya Kisan Union splits into two: Rajesh Singh Chauhan becomes chief of breakaway faction
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Bharitya Kisan Union splits into two: Rajesh Singh Chauhan becomes chief of breakaway faction

Chauhan said to reporters that the Tikait brothers were trying to politicise the organisation which was unacceptable to farmers

Punjab Assembly Elections 2022: Sanyukt Samaj Morcha finds it hard to woo voters; loses support
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Punjab Assembly Elections 2022: Sanyukt Samaj Morcha finds it hard to woo voters; loses support

The opposition to the morcha's move to contest the Punjab polls has come from some of the most influential farmer unions, especially the Bhartiya Kisan Union

Farmer unions ready to resume talks with Centre on repealing agri laws, says Rakesh Tikait
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Farmer unions ready to resume talks with Centre on repealing agri laws, says Rakesh Tikait

Tikait, however, said there is no question of farmers returning home from the protest sites unless their demands are met

In rejecting SC proposal to negotiate with panel, protesting farmers are displaying obduracy
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In rejecting SC proposal to negotiate with panel, protesting farmers are displaying obduracy

The protesting farmer unions have accused the Union government of stubbornness and advised the Centre to shed its ego but they would do well to heed their own advice.

Centre calls farmers for talks at 3 pm today; PM accuses Opposition of spreading lies about new agri laws
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Centre calls farmers for talks at 3 pm today; PM accuses Opposition of spreading lies about new agri laws

The Ministry of Agriculture said that meeting with farmer leaders that had been originally scheduled for 3 December had been advanced to 1 December in view of 'the cold and COVID-19'

Haryana and Punjab farmers burn effigies of Narendra Modi, block roads to protest Centre's farm bills
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Haryana and Punjab farmers burn effigies of Narendra Modi, block roads to protest Centre's farm bills

Two MLAs from the JJP, part of the BJP-led ruling coalition in Haryana, also participated in protests, reflecting a rift in their ranks

Haryana allows Kisan Bachao Rally after farmers block NH-22, face lathicharge
India

Haryana allows Kisan Bachao Rally after farmers block NH-22, face lathicharge

Farmers in Haryana and Punjab have been protesting against three ordinances passed by the Union Cabinet, which former CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda claimed 'seek to remove protection given to farmers'

Farmers plant unapproved GM cotton seeds against govt apathy over technology approval; what is the way out?
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Farmers plant unapproved GM cotton seeds against govt apathy over technology approval; what is the way out?

The protesting farmers are demanding access to technology that will save them the cost of manual weeding and achieve control over bollworms which have developed resistance to pesticides

Delhi smog: Don't blame the farmers for poor air! Stubble-farming is compulsion, not choice when no cheap options exist
India

Delhi smog: Don't blame the farmers for poor air! Stubble-farming is compulsion, not choice when no cheap options exist

It is easy to criticise why farmers burn stubble when it equally impacts their health but the major problem is with the small farmers who are at the receiving ends.

Kisan Kranti Yatra: Farmers' march turns violent at Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border, police use tear gas to disperse protesters
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Kisan Kranti Yatra: Farmers' march turns violent at Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border, police use tear gas to disperse protesters

Farmers were stopped near UP-Delhi border and police used water cannons to disperse protesters after a few farmers broke the barricades.

Delhi farmers' protest: Prohibitory orders imposed in east, northeast parts of city as thousands march to National Capital
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Delhi farmers' protest: Prohibitory orders imposed in east, northeast parts of city as thousands march to National Capital

The city police Monday imposed prohibitory orders in east and northeast Delhi, anticipating law and order problems as thousands of Bhartiya Kisan Union members are on a march from Haridwar to reach the national capital Tuesday.

Daily bulletin: Modi govt marks Gandhi Jayanti as Swachhta Divas, Congress to launch Gaddi Choro Andolan; top stories for today
India

Daily bulletin: Modi govt marks Gandhi Jayanti as Swachhta Divas, Congress to launch Gaddi Choro Andolan; top stories for today

The 150th birth anniversary celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi will see a host of events today including a world sanitation convention, the Opposition's quit power movement, and a farmers' rally; top stories for today

Punjab's farmers say hike in MSP for paddy not enough to relieve debt, doesn't match Centre's promise
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Punjab's farmers say hike in MSP for paddy not enough to relieve debt, doesn't match Centre's promise

Farmers' organisations in Punjab on Wednesday claimed that the Rs 200 per quintal hike in the minimum support price (MSP) of paddy does not match the claims of the BJP government at the Centre, which had promised to increase it to 1.5 times the cost of production.

Farmers' outfits in Punjab to block traffic in state tomorrow to demand complete debt waiver
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Farmers' outfits in Punjab to block traffic in state tomorrow to demand complete debt waiver

Seven farmers' outfits will block traffic in Punjab on Wednesday to press for their demand of complete farm debt waiver by the state government.

Punjab farmers dump potatoes on road in Mohali, demand remunerative price for crop
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Punjab farmers dump potatoes on road in Mohali, demand remunerative price for crop

Farmers of Punjab on Tuesday dumped potatoes on a road in Mohali, demanding a remunerative price for their crop.

International Yoga Day: Preparations underway, security beefed up before Narendra Modi's event in Lucknow
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International Yoga Day: Preparations underway, security beefed up before Narendra Modi's event in Lucknow

Preparations are underway to host the third International Yoga Day event in Lucknow on 21 June in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lead some 55,000 people in performing 'asanas'.

Farmers' strike: Over 100 booked for blocking national highway during protest in Haryana
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Farmers' strike: Over 100 booked for blocking national highway during protest in Haryana

More than 100 people were booked by the police on Friday for allegedly blocking national highway at various places during farmers protest in Haryana.

Farmers' strike: Protesters block national highways, plan to perform 'shavasana' on International Yoga Day
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Farmers' strike: Protesters block national highways, plan to perform 'shavasana' on International Yoga Day

Indian farmers have now resorted to blocking national highways to further shed light on their cause.

Farmers' protest: RSS affiliate BKU seeks Swaminathan Commission report implementation
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Farmers' protest: RSS affiliate BKU seeks Swaminathan Commission report implementation

A 'kisan mahapanchayat' organised by the Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) at Jantar Mantar on Thursday called for providing remunerative prices to farmers and the implementation of the Swaminathan Commission report.