Farmer protests

PM Narendra Modi underlines support for farmers, says NDA aims to ensure their dignity

For years, small businessmen and small farmers were ignored but the "NDA government has given topmost priority to these two sections," he said in his address at a public meeting in this western town of poll-bound Tamil Nadu. "It has been our honour to work for the small farmer of India. In the past seven years our efforts for small farmers are aimed at giving them a life of prosperity and dignity," he said.

Feb 25, 2021, 20:04 PM IST

Disha Ravi granted bail by Delhi Court in toolkit case

A Delhi Court on Tuesday (February 23, 2021) granted bail to Disha Ravi in the toolkit case. The sessions court of Patiala House allowed the bail plea of the 22-year old activist. "Additional Sessions Judge Dharmender Rana granted bail on furnishing a bail bond of Rs 1,00,000 with two surety in like amount," said ANI.

Feb 23, 2021, 16:15 PM IST

When crowds gather, govts get changed: BKU leader Rakesh Tikait at farmers' mahapanchayat

On Sunday, Union Agriculture Minister Tomar had in Gwalior said the Centre was ready to talk to the farmers protesting against the new laws, and that mere gathering of the crowd does not lead to revocation of legislations. He had urged the agitating farm unions to tell the government which provisions in these new laws they find anti-farmer.

Feb 22, 2021, 22:55 PM IST

No evidence linking 'toolkit' to Red Fort violence during farmers' march on Republic Day: Disha Ravi's counsel tells court

Disha Ravi's counsel stated that there is nobody arrested in connection with the violence at Red Fort who has said that he was inspired for the same because of the toolkit. The Delhi court reserved order for February 23 on activist's bail application.

Feb 20, 2021, 23:32 PM IST

Positive feedback on agricultural reforms pouring in from across India: PM Narendra Modi

The Prime Minister stated that all types of misinformation were spread against the new farm laws and said that those who enacted laws to call foreign companies in the country are scaring farmers with Indian companies. "These lies and propaganda stand exposed," PM said. 

Feb 16, 2021, 22:54 PM IST

How Zee News revealed anti-India sentiments behind Greta Thunberg's tweet

An international conspiracy to defame India came to the fore and the anti-India sentiments behind Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg's tweet was revealed. As the pandora's box opened, several names and their nexus against India surfaced. We want to tell you about the path of truth, on which a lie that walks gracefully falls one day and when the lie is defeated, the path of truth is elevated.

Feb 16, 2021, 20:02 PM IST

Toolkit case: Shantanu Muluk gets transit anticipatory bail from Bombay HC

Shantanu Muluk who has been allegedly involved in creating a 'toolkit' related to farmers' protests, was granted transit anticipatory bail by the Bombay High Court on Tuesday (February 16, 2021). Shantanu Muluk, a resident of Maharashtra's Beed district, has been given the transit anticipatory bail by the Aurangabad Bench of Bombay High Court for 10 days.

Feb 16, 2021, 18:10 PM IST

Toolkit case: Shantanu Muluk moves Bombay HC, seeks transit anticipatory bail

According to the latest report, Muluk, a resident of Beed district, submitted his application to the Aurangabad bench of the Bombay High Court. Besides, Muluk, another accused in the case, Nikita Jacob, has also filed a plea in the HC, which will be heard on Tuesday. A Delhi court has also issued a non-bailable warrant against Nikita Jacob. 

Feb 15, 2021, 22:05 PM IST

Govt should provide power connections or farmers will install generators for AC, coolers in summers: BKU leader Rakesh Tikait

Tikat also reiterated that the agitating farmers will intensify their stir until their demands are met. "The government wants to prolong the protest, but the farmers are also ready for a long haul and will not leave the site until the demands are met," Tikait told IANS.

Feb 13, 2021, 23:14 PM IST

High-level judicial inquiry should be ordered into January 26 violence in Delhi: Farmer unions

The Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) during a press conference at Delhi's Singhu border, asked farmers who are getting police notices not to appear before the force directly and, instead, approach the legal cell constituted by the unions for any assistance.

Feb 13, 2021, 19:40 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi wants to hand over entire agriculture business to his 'two friends', says Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi while addressing farmers at Rajasthan's Rupangarha said that 40 per cent people of the country are stakeholders in the farming business. He attacked the Centre and said that the backbone of the country is being broken, which started with demonetisation.

Feb 13, 2021, 18:35 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi concludes speech in Lok Sabha with this appeal to protesting farmers

Thousands of farmers have camped at Delhi's borders and are protesting since late November 2020 against the three newly enacted farm laws. The Centre and farmers' representatives have had 11 rounds of talks but have failed to break the deadlock.

Feb 10, 2021, 18:44 PM IST

India needs to differentiate between 'Andolankari' and 'Andolanjeevi', says PM Narendra Modi

PM Modi had first coined the 'Andolanjeevi' term during his address in Rajya Sabha on Monday. He said, "We are familiar with the words sharamjeevi and buddhijeevi? But a new "breed" of agitators called "andolanjeevi" has emerged in the country, who cannot live without an agitation and the nation should guard against them."

Feb 10, 2021, 18:00 PM IST

Delhi Police to withdraw additional force deployed at farmers' protest sites; check details

The Delhi Police has directed the additional forces to go back to their respective units and districts. However, the paramilitary forces will remain deployed. This is to be noted that thousands of farmers are protesting since late November 2020 on the borders of Delhi against the three newly enacted farm laws.

Feb 08, 2021, 23:05 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi makes BIG statement on MSP, farmers and agriculture laws protest: Top points

Reeling out statistics, the prime minister said over two-third of farmers have small landholdings and the new laws give them the freedom to sell their produce anywhere, helping to realise the best prices. He slammed those abusing agitating Sikh farmers, saying it won't do the country any good as he went on to appeal to the protesting farmers to withdraw over two-month-long stir and give the new agriculture reform laws a chance.

Feb 08, 2021, 18:22 PM IST

Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan hit by 'Chakka jam'; other states witness scattered demonstration

No untoward incident was reported in any part of the country during Saturday's protests though scores of people were detained in several states, including 50 at Shaheedi Park in the national capital which was brought under a thick security blanket in light of the violence during the farmers' tractor parade on January 26.

Feb 06, 2021, 21:27 PM IST

Farmers' protest: Be ready to shut down these 12 metro stations at short notice, writes Delhi Police to DMRC over ‘chakka jam’ on February 6

In the letter, New Delhi DCP asked the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to stay prepared to shut down a dozen metro stations, if the need arises, within a short notice. The DCP has said that given the circumstances of law and order and to control the crowd, the metro staff should be ready. 

Feb 05, 2021, 20:30 PM IST

Who is Mo Dhaliwal? Pro-Khalistani behind international conspiracy on farmers' protest against India

Mo Dhaliwal is also the co-founder of Poetic Justice Foundation, the organisation that allegedly created the controversial ‘toolkit’ shared by Greta on her Twitter account earlier this week. This wasn’t the first time Dhaliwal made it to the news headlines. 

Feb 05, 2021, 19:26 PM IST

Mo Dhaliwal and Greta Thunberg connection, unveiling truth behind international conspiracy to defame India

Mo Dhaliwal, the founder of the Poetic Justice Foundation (PJF), is allegedly the creator of the much sought after toolkit document which was tweeted by Swedish climate change activist Greta Thunberg. The recurring presence of Dhaliwal raised numerous questions.

Feb 05, 2021, 17:27 PM IST

DNA Exclusive: Dangerous international conspiracy in garb of farmers' protest underway to threaten India's democracy

On Zee News, viewers were shown documents tweeted by Sweden's environmental activist Greta Thunberg. The Delhi Police has also registered an FIR based on the documents. A second document reveals another big conspiracy against India and how dangerous it is.

Feb 04, 2021, 23:52 PM IST