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One year of farmers' protest: Hundreds gather at Delhi’s borders, security beefed up in area
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One year of farmers' protest: Hundreds gather at Delhi’s borders, security beefed up in area

Despite the repeal of the laws announced by prime minister Narendra Modi last week, farmers have announced that the protest will continue as several of their other demands have not been fulfilled yet.

Lakhimpur Kheri case Updates: Rahul Gandhi-led Congress delegation to meet President Kovind tomorrow
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Lakhimpur Kheri case Updates: Rahul Gandhi-led Congress delegation to meet President Kovind tomorrow

Lakhimpur Kheri Violence LIVE Updates: Congress delegation, led by Rahul Gandhi, will meet President Ram Nath Kovind tomorrow over Lakhimpur Kheri violence. Congress had sought an appointment from the President's office which has been granted.

Bharat Bandh's partial success in Punjab raises questions on SFJ's role in fuelling farm unrest
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Bharat Bandh's partial success in Punjab raises questions on SFJ's role in fuelling farm unrest

As thousands of farmers from Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh were rallying at Delhi’s three interstate border points, SFJ was trying to fish in troubled waters by announcing $1 million in aid for farmers who suffered injuries or damage to property

Rakesh Tikait, BKU continue protest on waterlogged flyway at Delhi border; SAD to observe 'black day' on 17 Sept
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Rakesh Tikait, BKU continue protest on waterlogged flyway at Delhi border; SAD to observe 'black day' on 17 Sept

'Now the protesting farmers have seen all three seasons (winter, summer and rains). The farmers are not going to get scared by anything now,' said BKU media incharge Dharmendra Malik

Farmers protest: Haryana minister Anil Vij says govt ready for impartial probe into 'entire Karnal episode'
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Farmers protest: Haryana minister Anil Vij says govt ready for impartial probe into 'entire Karnal episode'

The minister said that the probe would include an IAS officer's controversial remark and a police lathicharge on farmers that has triggered a sit-in outside the district headquarters by protesting farmers

Thousands of farmers gather at UP’s Muzaffarnagar, vow to ‘save the country from BJP’s corporate raj’
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Thousands of farmers gather at UP’s Muzaffarnagar, vow to ‘save the country from BJP’s corporate raj’

Around 8,000 security men were deployed at the Government Inter College ground to maintain law and order as farmers from Haryana, Punjab, Maharashtra, Karnataka, among others converged at the site

After 'brutal' lathi-charge, farmers block highways in Haryana
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After 'brutal' lathi-charge, farmers block highways in Haryana

The use of force by the police invited severe criticism from various political parties

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

Farmers ready to talk if govt invites them; no change in demands, says Rakesh Tikait
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Farmers ready to talk if govt invites them; no change in demands, says Rakesh Tikait

The protesters and the government last had a formal dialogue over the contentious issue on 22 January but the impasse continued

'BJP must be taught a lesson': Protesting farmers to hold meetings across Bengal urging people to defeat saffron party
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'BJP must be taught a lesson': Protesting farmers to hold meetings across Bengal urging people to defeat saffron party

Farmer leaders are likely to attend the mahapanchayats in Kolkata's Bhowanipore, and in Nandigram on Saturday. Similar events will be held in Singur and Asansol on Sunday

Rakesh Tikait to tour five states in March to drum up support for farmers' protest
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Rakesh Tikait to tour five states in March to drum up support for farmers' protest

Tikait, the national spokesperson of the Bharatiya Kisan Union, will begin the tour from 1 March, an office-bearer of the union said

Farmers' rail roko protest updates: Demonstrations held in over six UP districts; 100 protesters detained in Chitrakoot
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Farmers' rail roko protest updates: Demonstrations held in over six UP districts; 100 protesters detained in Chitrakoot

Farmers’ ‘rail roko’ protest LIVE updates: The agitation commenced at around 9 am and farmers from 12 villages participated in the Aurangabad protest, the farmer union said

Farmers' Protest: Rakesh Tikait responds to Narendra Modi, says won't allow business over hunger, need law on MSP
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Farmers' Protest: Rakesh Tikait responds to Narendra Modi, says won't allow business over hunger, need law on MSP

The BKU spokesperson, responding to Modi's address, said, "There will not be business over hunger in the country. If hunger goes up, price of crops will be decided accordingly. Those wanting business over hunger will be driven out of the country."

Farmers body says ready to resume talks but govt should come with new proposal
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Farmers body says ready to resume talks but govt should come with new proposal

The Samyukta Kisan Morcha, an umbrella body of farm unions emphasised that the "ball was in the goverment's court" while adding that merely putting the laws on hold was not acceptable to them

Farmers across India hold peaceful chakka jam, give 2 Oct ultimatum to repeal farm laws
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Farmers across India hold peaceful chakka jam, give 2 Oct ultimatum to repeal farm laws

Peaceful protests were held from 12 pm to 3 pm on Saturday in several states including Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, and Telangana

Farmers plant flowers at Ghazipur protest site in response to Delhi Police's 'iron nails'
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Farmers plant flowers at Ghazipur protest site in response to Delhi Police's 'iron nails'

The BKU said that rows of marigold flowers have been planted near the iron nails barricading, and a bigger plantation drive was underway on another road in the area

Farmers say Union Budget 'doesn't matter', only concerned with repeal of agri laws
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Farmers say Union Budget 'doesn't matter', only concerned with repeal of agri laws

BKU leader Rakesh Tikait said that the farmers had demanded an increase in the price of crops, but the Centre increased agriculture credit instead

Ghazipur takes centrestage as farmers from Uttarakhand, western UP join sit-in; internet services suspended at protest sites
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Ghazipur takes centrestage as farmers from Uttarakhand, western UP join sit-in; internet services suspended at protest sites

The farmers held a day-long fast on Saturday, paying tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his death anniversary, as the stir appeared to regain momentum after rallying support from the farmer community of the crucial western Uttar Pradesh region

Rakesh Tikait, farm leader whose tearful address revived Ghazipur protest, holds considerable sway among UP sugarcane farmers
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Rakesh Tikait, farm leader whose tearful address revived Ghazipur protest, holds considerable sway among UP sugarcane farmers

The events of the past two days constitute a turnaround for Rakesh Tikait, the 51-year-old farmer leader who was earlier a constable with the Delhi Police

Farmers' Protest Updates: Haryana govt suspends internet in 14 districts till 5 pm tomorrow, say reports
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Farmers' Protest Updates: Haryana govt suspends internet in 14 districts till 5 pm tomorrow, say reports

Farmers Protest: The Haryana districts in which the internet has been suspended are Ambala, Yamuna Nagar, Kurukshetra, Karnal, Kaithal, Panipat, Hisar, Jind, Rohtak, Bhiwani, Charkhi Dadri, Fatehabad, Rewari and Sirsa