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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

We stand vindicated, say farm unions as cops begin removing barricades from farmers' protest sites
India

We stand vindicated, say farm unions as cops begin removing barricades from farmers' protest sites

Farmer leaders said decision to entirely clear both carriageways at the protest sites will be taken by SKM, an umbrella body of over 40 farmer unions spearheading the agitation

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

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

Three reasons why bodies are afloat on Ganga: Costly cremation, religious beliefs, scarcity of wood
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Three reasons why bodies are afloat on Ganga: Costly cremation, religious beliefs, scarcity of wood

The Ganga flows through the coastal area of ​​Ghazipur in UP, and 'Chausa Ghat' in Buxar. So whatever flows through Varanasi reaches the river banks in Ghazipur

After Bihar, bodies seen floating in Ganga in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia and Ghazipur
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After Bihar, bodies seen floating in Ganga in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia and Ghazipur

According to Ballia residents, at least 45 bodies were seen floating at the Ujiyar, Kulhadia and Bharauli ghats. However, district authorities did not tell the exact number of bodies found.

Bharat Bandh: Protesters block highways, roads in Punjab, Haryana; train services hit at 32 locations
India

Bharat Bandh: Protesters block highways, roads in Punjab, Haryana; train services hit at 32 locations

The protest is being observed to mark four months since the farmers agitation first began in November at Delhi's three borders - Singhu, Ghazipur and Tikri

Bharat Bandh: Rail, road transport services likely to be affected today; shops to remain closed
India

Bharat Bandh: Rail, road transport services likely to be affected today; shops to remain closed

Samkyukta Kisan Morcha said the nationwide shutdown will be observed for from 6 am to 6 pm. The bandh will mark four months of the farmer protests at Singhu, Ghazipur and Tikri

'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

'Going strong': Farmers' protests at Singhu, Tikri, Ghazipur borders complete 100 days
India

'Going strong': Farmers' protests at Singhu, Tikri, Ghazipur borders complete 100 days

Hailing the protest, union leaders said that the movement has sent out a message of unity, made 'farmers visible', and brought them back on the political landscape of the country

UP Police books Google's Sundar Pichai, others over 'defamatory' video; removes names from FIR later
India

UP Police books Google's Sundar Pichai, others over 'defamatory' video; removes names from FIR later

The FIR was lodged following a complaint by a local resident who claimed that he got over 8,500 threat calls on his mobile phone after he objected to a video that allegedly defamed Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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 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: 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

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

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

'Time to choose a side,' says Rahul Gandhi as Congress accuses Centre of trying to divide and intimidate farmers
India

'Time to choose a side,' says Rahul Gandhi as Congress accuses Centre of trying to divide and intimidate farmers

Congress leader P Chidambaram claimed there is a widespread belief that the incident at the Red Fort were instigated by sections close to the BJP and that any government with even rusty intelligence machinery should have known that something like this will happen

Farmers' protest updates: UP govt tells Ghazipur protesters to clear site; 'ready to face bullets but sit-in will continue', says BKU
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Farmers' protest updates: UP govt tells Ghazipur protesters to clear site; 'ready to face bullets but sit-in will continue', says BKU

A protest in the Baghpat district of Uttar Pradesh was also vacated on Wednesday. Farmers at Baghpat accused the police of using lathicharge to disperse the agitators, but the police said that the site was cleared after talks with the farmers

Bird flu: Delhi govt orders reopening of Ghazipur poultry market after all samples test negative for avian influenza
India

Bird flu: Delhi govt orders reopening of Ghazipur poultry market after all samples test negative for avian influenza

Delhi govt on Thursday said that samples from 100 chickens in the poultry market tested negative. The market was temporarily closed after an outbreak of bird flu among crows and ducks in the city

Farmers' protest: 75-year-old UP farmer, protesting against new agri laws, dies by suicide at Ghazipur border
India

Farmers' protest: 75-year-old UP farmer, protesting against new agri laws, dies by suicide at Ghazipur border

Sardar Kashmir Singh, a native of Bilaspur in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur district, hanged himself in a mobile toilet using a rope, police said

Uttar Pradesh: 14 dead, 8 injured today in rain-related incidents today, North Eastern Railway services disrupted
India

Uttar Pradesh: 14 dead, 8 injured today in rain-related incidents today, North Eastern Railway services disrupted

As many as 14 fresh rain-related deaths were reported from across the state, the Uttar Pradesh government said on Sunday.

Toll due to floods in Assam, Bihar rises to 174; IMD issues heavy rainfall warning for Mumbai
India

Toll due to floods in Assam, Bihar rises to 174; IMD issues heavy rainfall warning for Mumbai

Floods in Bihar and Assam claimed four more lives on Tuesday taking the toll to 174, while two persons were killed due to lightning in Uttar Pradesh.