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

'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
Entertainment

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
India

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
India

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

Farm reforms will benefit small, marginal farmers, says Narendra Modi in UP's Bahraich
India

Farm reforms will benefit small, marginal farmers, says Narendra Modi in UP's Bahraich

While laying the foundation stone for a statue of warrior king Suheldev, the PM also said that his govt was trying to rectify the 'mistakes' of previous regimes that did not honour deserving warriors and leaders

Greta Thunberg 'toolkit' case: Delhi court sends 21-year-old climate activist to 5-day police custody
India

Greta Thunberg 'toolkit' case: Delhi court sends 21-year-old climate activist to 5-day police custody

The "toolkit" was aimed at spreading disaffection and ill-will against the Government of India and creating disharmony among various social, religious and cultural groups, the police claimed

Rakesh Tikait to address Kisan Mahapanchayat and public rally in Maharashtra’s Yavatmal on 20 February
India

Rakesh Tikait to address Kisan Mahapanchayat and public rally in Maharashtra’s Yavatmal on 20 February

A Sanyukt Kisan Morcha leader Tikait wants to start the Mahapanchayat in Yavatmal as the district has become a ‘hotspot of farmers’ suicides’

Budget Session: Narendra Modi slams Congress' 'confused' stance on farm laws; Oppn takes aim at Budget
India

Budget Session: Narendra Modi slams Congress' 'confused' stance on farm laws; Oppn takes aim at Budget

Several Congress members walked out of the Lok Sabha in protest while Modi was speaking on the farm laws

'Chors, Fasaadis and Haramzaadas': India’s medieval Jat insurrectionaries seem strangely familiar today
India

'Chors, Fasaadis and Haramzaadas': India’s medieval Jat insurrectionaries seem strangely familiar today

The past helps illuminate the present, offering insight, for those who care for it, into how this crisis came about, and where it might head

Rakesh Tikait calls for agitation in front of National Green Tribunal to oppose phasing out of old tractors
India

Rakesh Tikait calls for agitation in front of National Green Tribunal to oppose phasing out of old tractors

Many farmers have been upset over the National Green Tribunal's ban on diesel vehicles, including tractors, which are over 10 years old

How one short Rihanna tweet made Indian right wing Twitter work, work, work, work
India

How one short Rihanna tweet made Indian right wing Twitter work, work, work, work

Having given the Indian establishment apoplexy with a simple tweet asking why everyone isn’t talking about the farmers’ protests, is Rihanna sighing (mildly) at the ensuing absurdity?

Delhi Police says 'no one named', FIR against creators of toolkit; 'I #StandWithFarmers', tweets Greta Thunberg
India

Delhi Police says 'no one named', FIR against creators of toolkit; 'I #StandWithFarmers', tweets Greta Thunberg

After the tweets from international celebrities, the Ministry of External Affairs had said it is unfortunate to see vested interest groups trying to enforce their agenda on the protests and derail them

Farmers' protests: Delhi court to pass order on freelance journalist Mandeep Punia's bail petition tomorrow
India

Farmers' protests: Delhi court to pass order on freelance journalist Mandeep Punia's bail petition tomorrow

Delhi Police has sought dismissal of the bail application, saying Punia may again indulge in instigating the protestors and create nuisance at the Singhu border protest site

'Farm bills were forcibly passed in Parliament': Congress, 15 Opposition parties to boycott President Kovind's Budget Session address
Politics

'Farm bills were forcibly passed in Parliament': Congress, 15 Opposition parties to boycott President Kovind's Budget Session address

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP-led Centre remain 'arrogant, adamant and undemocratic' in their response, a joint statement by the parties noted

Protesting farmers not against reforms, but western idea of top-down centralisation: Activist Kavitha Kuruganti
India

Protesting farmers not against reforms, but western idea of top-down centralisation: Activist Kavitha Kuruganti

'The present laws are designed for the upper caste, male farmers with large land holdings with access to irrigation. Reforms must factor in the concerns of marginalised farmers,' she says

JP Nadda to launch campaign to woo farmers during West Bengal visit on 9 January
India

JP Nadda to launch campaign to woo farmers during West Bengal visit on 9 January

The BJP chief will float the Ek Muthi Chawal (fistful of rice) project, under which party workers will collect rice from farmers’ homes and brief them about the new farm laws

In Narendra Modi's condemnation of US Capitol siege lies coded message for India
India

In Narendra Modi's condemnation of US Capitol siege lies coded message for India

'The democratic process cannot be allowed to be subverted through unlawful protests,' tweeted Narendra Modi in response to rioters storming the US Capitol in Washington, DC

'No plans to enter contract farming': Key takeaways from the Reliance Industries' media statement
India

'No plans to enter contract farming': Key takeaways from the Reliance Industries' media statement

RIL has filed a petition in the Punjab and Haryana High Court seeking to bring an end to incidents of vandalism of Jio towers

Farms Acts necessary for Green Revolution 2.0; transparency, income support, incentives and communication are key
Lifestyle

Farms Acts necessary for Green Revolution 2.0; transparency, income support, incentives and communication are key

India's Farm Acts are a much needed step to get us to Green Revolution 2.0, which in turn will ensure food security at an environmentally appropriate cost. But the laws need transparency, appropriate incentives, and good communication to happen right.

Farmers' Protests: SC tells Centre 'your negotiations haven't worked', suggests forming committee to resolve stand-off
India

Farmers' Protests: SC tells Centre 'your negotiations haven't worked', suggests forming committee to resolve stand-off

The apex court bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde, and justices AS Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian also directed the petitioners to make the protesting farmer unions parties to the pleas and posted the matter for hearing on Thursday