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'If highlighting farmers' protest is sedition, I'm better in jail,' activist Disha Ravi tells Delhi court
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'If highlighting farmers' protest is sedition, I'm better in jail,' activist Disha Ravi tells Delhi court

The Delhi court, which is hearing the climate activist's bail plea in a sedition case filed over a toolkit on the ongoing farmers' protest, will pass an order on 23 February

'Toolkit' case: Some media coverage of FIR against activist Disha Ravi 'sensational, prejudicial', says Delhi HC
India

'Toolkit' case: Some media coverage of FIR against activist Disha Ravi 'sensational, prejudicial', says Delhi HC

The high court also instructed media to ensure that no leaked investigation material is broadcast, and directed Delhi Police to abide by its affidavit that no information will be leaked to the press

Farmers' protest: SC-appointed panel discusses farm laws with Food Corporation of India, NABARD
India

Farmers' protest: SC-appointed panel discusses farm laws with Food Corporation of India, NABARD

The panel said it also held meetings with officials of the Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices, the Union Consumer Affairs Department, and the Small Farmers' Agri-Business Consortium

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

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

Farm laws are for Centre's 'capitalist friends', not farmers, claims Priyanka Gandhi
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Farm laws are for Centre's 'capitalist friends', not farmers, claims Priyanka Gandhi

Addressing a 'kisan panchayat' in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnore, the Congress leader also claimed that farmers were "ridiculed" in the Parliament and "dubbed as traitors" by ministers

Farmers' protest: SC-appointed committee holds consultations on farm laws with 12 unions from eight states
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Farmers' protest: SC-appointed committee holds consultations on farm laws with 12 unions from eight states

Farmer unions from Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Jammu and Kashmir, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, and West Bengal participated in the meeting

Farmers' protest: Samyukta Kisan Morcha announces 'mahapanchayats' across India to push for repeal of agri laws
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Farmers' protest: Samyukta Kisan Morcha announces 'mahapanchayats' across India to push for repeal of agri laws

The mahapanchayats will be held in UP's Moradabad, Haryana's Bahadurgarh, and Rajasthan's Sri Ganganagar, Hanumangarh and Silkar this month, a farmers leader said

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

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' Protest: Centre orders Twitter to block 1,178 accounts for 'spreading misinformation'
India

Farmers' Protest: Centre orders Twitter to block 1,178 accounts for 'spreading misinformation'

On 4 February, the IT ministry listed Twitter handles that were flagged by security agencies as 'accounts of Khalistan sympathisers or backed by Pakistan and operating from foreign territories'

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

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
India

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' Protest Updates: 40 people detained in Maharashtra's Satara for holding chakka jam
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Farmers' Protest Updates: 40 people detained in Maharashtra's Satara for holding chakka jam

Farmers' Protest LIVE Updates: Senior Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan's wife Satvasheela Chavan and farmers were among those detained for holding the protest on a busy road at Kolhapur Naka in Karad

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' protest: RJD holds kisan panchayat in UP's Shamli as clamour against farm laws grows in state
India

Farmers' protest: RJD holds kisan panchayat in UP's Shamli as clamour against farm laws grows in state

This is the fourth major farmers' meeting in western Uttar Pradesh after Muzaffarnagar, Mathura and Baghpat. Similar meetings in support of the farmers' protest were also held in Haryana

Centre's offer to make amendments in farm laws doesn't mean they have shortcomings, says Narendra Singh Tomar
India

Centre's offer to make amendments in farm laws doesn't mean they have shortcomings, says Narendra Singh Tomar

In the Rajya Sabha, Tomar was countering the Opposition's claim that farmers across the country are agitated over the three laws. He added that farmers 'of just one state are being misinformed and instigated'

'We also don't know Sachin anymore': Indian Twitterati apologises for trolling Maria Sharapova in 2014
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'We also don't know Sachin anymore': Indian Twitterati apologises for trolling Maria Sharapova in 2014

Tendulkar was among former cricketers and Bollywood stars who pushed back against international celebrities tweeting in favour of the farmers' protests

Farmers' protest: Iron nails installed around Ghazipur site being 'repositioned', says Delhi Police
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Farmers' protest: Iron nails installed around Ghazipur site being 'repositioned', says Delhi Police

Delhi Police deputy commissioner Deepak Yadav's statement comes after videos of workers removing the nails near the Ghazipur protest site surfaced on social media

Politicians, Bollywood stars, cricketers condemn Rihanna, Greta Thunberg's tweet on farmers; many support
India

Politicians, Bollywood stars, cricketers condemn Rihanna, Greta Thunberg's tweet on farmers; many support

A number of celebrities on social media asked citizens to focus on the Government of India's efforts to resolve the ongoing crisis

Republic Day violence: Delhi Police announces Rs 1 lakh reward for leads on actor Deep Sidhu, three others
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Republic Day violence: Delhi Police announces Rs 1 lakh reward for leads on actor Deep Sidhu, three others

The police have also announced a reward of Rs 50,000 for any leads to catch Jagbir Singh, Buta Singh, Sukhdev Singh and Iqbal Singh for their alleged involvement in the violence

Farmers' protest: Holding no informal talks with farmers, barricading a local admin issue, says Tomar
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Farmers' protest: Holding no informal talks with farmers, barricading a local admin issue, says Tomar

The last and 11th round of meeting between the Centre and 41 protesting unions, held on 22 January, was inconclusive. The Centre had asked unions to reconsider the government's proposal to suspend new farm laws for 18 months