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Tractors, truckers and Trudeau: Hypocrisy of western politicians stands exposed
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Tractors, truckers and Trudeau: Hypocrisy of western politicians stands exposed

The entitlement that some of these Western leaders feel in commenting on the internal affairs of other countries is nothing but nostalgia of their colonial past

Punjab and the threat of subversive war: Unpacking the coincidences
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Punjab and the threat of subversive war: Unpacking the coincidences

Why did anger against farm laws surface only within Punjab and not anywhere else? Why were the protests so focused around one religious community, even in Haryana and Uttar Pradesh? Surely there is an external factor, trying to provoke the community against India

Kangana Ranaut appears before Mumbai Police in case related to social media post on farmers
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Kangana Ranaut appears before Mumbai Police in case related to social media post on farmers

Ranaut reached the Khar police station around 11 am. An FIR was registered there against her last month following a complaint by a Sikh organisation

Accept farmers demand on MSP, take action against MoS Ajay Mishra: Varun Gandhi to PM Modi
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Accept farmers demand on MSP, take action against MoS Ajay Mishra: Varun Gandhi to PM Modi

In his letter, Gandhi underscored the need to accept the farmers' demand on minimum support prices (MSP).

Only under BJP, laws are made and unmade without prior Cabinet approval, says Chidambaram
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Only under BJP, laws are made and unmade without prior Cabinet approval, says Chidambaram

The Congress leader's attack came a day after Modi in an address to the nation announced the repeal of the three agri laws that had triggered a year of protests by farmers.

One year of farmers' protest: SKM to hold tractor march to Parliament daily during Winter Session from 29 Nov
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One year of farmers' protest: SKM to hold tractor march to Parliament daily during Winter Session from 29 Nov

Farmers from Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh have been protesting against the laws, which were stayed by the Supreme Court in January, at the Delhi borders since 26 November last year

Centre has till 26 Nov to revoke farm laws else farmers will reach Delhi borders, warns Rakesh Tikait
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Centre has till 26 Nov to revoke farm laws else farmers will reach Delhi borders, warns Rakesh Tikait

26 November would mark one year of the ongoing farmers' protests at Delhi's border points of Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur

Amarinder Singh may look cornered, but it’s too early to write his political obituary
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Amarinder Singh may look cornered, but it’s too early to write his political obituary

His recent announcement suggests that the former Punjab CM has a trick or two up his sleeve and is moving to a plan

Toolkit, riots, rape, murder: Shishupals of Singhu border are headed for destruction
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Toolkit, riots, rape, murder: Shishupals of Singhu border are headed for destruction

The ‘annadata’ narrative is slowly peeling off. Indians can now clearly see that beneath the costume of farmers exist many hardened criminals and anti-national elements

'Wise words from a big-hearted leader...': Varun Gandhi tweets Vajpayee's speech backing farmers
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'Wise words from a big-hearted leader...': Varun Gandhi tweets Vajpayee's speech backing farmers

The BJP MP tweeted a speech of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee from 1980 in which he warns the then Indira Gandhi government against repressing farmers

PM should express grief in Parliament over death of farmers during agri-law protests: Rakesh Tikait
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PM should express grief in Parliament over death of farmers during agri-law protests: Rakesh Tikait

Tikait lashed out at the government over the MSP issue and said that the system would continue 'only on paper' despite Centre's assurance

Kisan mahapanchayat: Farmers gather in Karnal ahead of planned gherao
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Kisan mahapanchayat: Farmers gather in Karnal ahead of planned gherao

Security arrangements have been beefed up in Karnal as the farmers have planned to gherao the mini-secretariat.

Day after police lathicharge farmers in Karnal, Punjab cultivators burn effigies and block roads
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Day after police lathicharge farmers in Karnal, Punjab cultivators burn effigies and block roads

Many farmers' group leaders have demanded the resignation of Manohar Lal Khattar as they believe that he has no right to continue in the post after the police action on farmers

Rakesh Tikait meets Mamata Banerjee: What explains the move and what it means
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Rakesh Tikait meets Mamata Banerjee: What explains the move and what it means

Mamata's support for the agitation which has drawn on the agrarian community in rural north India, may be perceived by farmer leaders as a potential force multiplier

Twitter accounts of Punjabi singer Jazzy B, three others 'withheld' in response to legal request from Indian government
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Twitter accounts of Punjabi singer Jazzy B, three others 'withheld' in response to legal request from Indian government

Reports suggest that Jazzy B's Twitter account has been 'withheld' as he frequently tweeted in support of the ongoing farmers' protests.

'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

In Sonny Singh's solo album Chardi Kala, a juxtaposition of eternal optimism and speaking truth to power
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In Sonny Singh's solo album Chardi Kala, a juxtaposition of eternal optimism and speaking truth to power

The Brooklyn-based musician discusses the themes of his solo album, and drawing musical inspiration from kirtans and shabads.

Republic Day violence: Delhi Police arrests Jammu-based farm leader Mohinder Singh
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Republic Day violence: Delhi Police arrests Jammu-based farm leader Mohinder Singh

Singh was taken into custody on Monday night and immediately shifted to Delhi for questioning, officials said

Greta Thunberg 'toolkit' case: Bombay HC reserves judgment in Nikita Jacob's bail plea; no arrest till court pronounces verdict
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Greta Thunberg 'toolkit' case: Bombay HC reserves judgment in Nikita Jacob's bail plea; no arrest till court pronounces verdict

Desai also cited a judgment by Aurangabad Bench of the Bombay High Court, in which the court chose to grant a 10-day transit bail to Shantanu Muluk, who is a co-accused in the same case