Editorial: Green, red, white

Known for their association with green, some sections of farmers have now resorted to red, so to speak. For, a tractor march meant to highlight farmers’ demands dissolved into anarchy on the streets of the national capital on Tuesday, as hordes of rampaging protesters broke through barriers, fought with police, overturned vehicles and delivered a national insult — hoisting a religious flag from the rampart of Red Fort, a privilege reserved for India’s tricolour. Continue Reading

Farmer unions reject govt’s proposal to put farm laws on hold

Protesting farmer unions rejected the government’s proposal to suspend three farm laws for 18 months, and said they want nothing but a complete repeal of all these contentious legislations. Continue Reading

SC-appointed farm laws panel likely to meet 19 January

The Supreme Court-appointed panel on farm laws is likely to hold its first meeting on 19 January at Pusa campus, one of its members Anil Ghanwat said on Thursday and asserted the committee will have no ‘ego or prestige issue’ if it has to go to farmers’ protest sites to talk to them. Continue Reading

Fresh rounds of talks between govt-farmers

The protesting farmers and the government are set to hold the next round of talks today to try and find a solution to end the stir which has been going on for more than a month. This will be the seventh round of talks between the two sides. Continue Reading

Farmers to step up stir & block highway

The ongoing farmer protest in Delhi is all set to intensify, with the agitators announcing their plan to block the Delhi-Jaipur highway today. Continue Reading

No resolution in sight for Delhi deadlock

The crucial meeting between protesting farmers and the government scheduled for today, has been reportedly called off. Continue Reading

Why PM Modi not paying heed to farmers: Stalin

DMK president M K Stalin today questioned why Prime Minister Narendra Modi is not paying heed to the requests made by the farmers who are protesting in the National capital. Continue Reading