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How the Essential Commodities Act will impact the landless: In conversation with Chahna, a student from Haryana
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How the Essential Commodities Act will impact the landless: In conversation with Chahna, a student from Haryana

Accusing the government of dividing the public through religion, caste, class and more, Chahna highlights the need for a united front in times of crisis, stating they won't back down till their demands are complied with.

Farmers stage sit-in on Delhi-Jaipur highway; Narendra Tomar accuses Oppn of 'propaganda' against new laws
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Farmers stage sit-in on Delhi-Jaipur highway; Narendra Tomar accuses Oppn of 'propaganda' against new laws

Meanwhile, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said that he will observe a day-long fast on Monday in solidarity with the protesting farmers

Farmers' Protest Updates: Farmers from Rajasthan to begin 'Delhi Chalo' march via Jaipur highway tomorrow
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Farmers' Protest Updates: Farmers from Rajasthan to begin 'Delhi Chalo' march via Jaipur highway tomorrow

Farmers' Protest LIVE Updates: Kamal Preet Singh Pannu of the Sanyukta Kisan Andolan added that the farmers movement will be "taken to victory peacefully"

Rajasthan farmers to begin Delhi Chalo march tomorrow; groups intensify protests, to observe fast on 14 Dec
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Rajasthan farmers to begin Delhi Chalo march tomorrow; groups intensify protests, to observe fast on 14 Dec

Under fire from Opposition parties in Haryana and the state's farmers to hold the BJP accountable for its approach to the farmers' protest, Haryana deputy CM Dushyant Chautala expressed hope that the issue will get resolved through talks soon

Farm laws and the studied silence of India's original reforms team
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Farm laws and the studied silence of India's original reforms team

The absence of bipartisan political thinking has resulted in many critical policy reforms remaining stuck

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"We have left our houses, farms, our little children and come here": In conversation with Sukhjeet Kaur from Punjab

Since the laws haven't been implemented yet, the farmers haven’t met with any difficulties so far in their villages, but according to Sukhjeet, they are in the offing. "They are adamant about implementing these laws. We are holding them back and would not let these laws be implemented," she says.

Centre ready for talks, but won't repeal agri laws; farmers threaten to block rail despite cold and COVID-19
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Centre ready for talks, but won't repeal agri laws; farmers threaten to block rail despite cold and COVID-19

As the farmers' protest entered the 15th day, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said that the Centre remains open to have dialogue with farmers, but the farmers' demand for withdrawing the legislations is 'not acceptable'

How women farmers are the backbone of the anti-farm law protests: In conversation with Jasbeer Kaur of Punjab Kisan Union
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How women farmers are the backbone of the anti-farm law protests: In conversation with Jasbeer Kaur of Punjab Kisan Union

Protesting for nearly a fortnight now, Jasbeer states that it takes a certain amount of work to provide for the protestors, as well as manage all the farming work back home. The lack of numerous women at the protest sites is simply a marker of the fact that they are ensuring things continue running smoothly back home even as the protest continues.

Farmers' Protest Updates: Groups threaten to block railway tracks after Centre refuses to repeal farm laws
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Farmers' Protest Updates: Groups threaten to block railway tracks after Centre refuses to repeal farm laws

Farmers' Protest LIVE Updates: Farmer leader Boota Singh said, 'We'd given an ultimatum till 10 December that if Centre doesn't listen to us and repeal laws, we'll block railway tracks. It was decided in today's meeting that all the people of India will take to the tracks'

Release of all political prisoners is one of our demands: In conversation with Sukhdarshan Natt of Punjab Kisan Union
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Release of all political prisoners is one of our demands: In conversation with Sukhdarshan Natt of Punjab Kisan Union

As farmers continue to protest against the Centre's farm bills, they have also raised various other issues, one of them being a demand for the release of all political prisoners; farmers, activists, intellectuals, anybody wrongfully imprisoned in recent times.

Farmers' protest: After Bharat Bandh, Amit Shah's meeting with protesters yields inconclusive outcome
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Farmers' protest: After Bharat Bandh, Amit Shah's meeting with protesters yields inconclusive outcome

The bandh received widespread support on Tuesday as protesters from Opposition parties and several other organisations held symbolic ‘chakka jam’ demonstrations across the country.

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"This is a people's movement, not just farmer's movement": In conversation with Manisha, a young student protesting against the Farm Laws at Tikri

Farmers and allies from Punjab, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh have been protesting in and around Delhi for the last 12 days. With allegations of hypocrisy and farmers being misled from the Centre, and criticism reigning strong from the Opposition, it is the voices of the protesters that need to be amplified and heard.

Bharat Bandh Today Updates: Rahul Gandhi, Sharad Pawar and other Opposition leaders to meet President over farm laws tomorrow
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Bharat Bandh Today Updates: Rahul Gandhi, Sharad Pawar and other Opposition leaders to meet President over farm laws tomorrow

Bharat Bandh Today Updates: Meanwhile, farmers will be meeting Union Home Minister Amit Shah at 7 pm, as five rounds of talks have failed to break the impasse so far. Another round of negotiations is scheduled for Wednesday

Bharat Bandh tomorrow: Opposition, transporters' union back farmers protesting against Centre's agri laws
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Bharat Bandh tomorrow: Opposition, transporters' union back farmers protesting against Centre's agri laws

Thousands of farmers from Punjab, Haryana and neighbouring states have been protesting at various borders of the National Capital for 12 days, demanding that the Centre's three new agriculture laws be repealed.