Farmers' protest

Republic Day violence: Delhi Police arrests two key accused from Jammu

One of the two accused arrested by the Delhi Police is Mohinder Singh, 45, from Satbari, Jammu. He is the president of the Kashmir United Front organisation and a key conspirator in the riot case at the Red Fort.  The second accused is Mandeep Singh from Gole Gujral, Jammu, police said.

Feb 23, 2021, 11:16 AM IST

Rakesh Tikait addresses ‘kisan mahapanchayat’, urges farmers to throw 'king of looters' out of Delhi, top highlights

BKU leader Rakesh Tikait addressed 'Kisan mahapanchayat' in Haryana and Rajasthan on Monday. Tikait warned that farmers’ ongoing protest against the Centre's three farm laws could go on for a long time. He also urged the agitating farmers to force "the king of looters" out of Delhi

Feb 23, 2021, 08:13 AM IST

Why Rihanna's topless pic on Twitter is making netizens furious?

Born as Robyn Rihanna Fenty, the 32-year-old singer-songwriter is also into acting and producing music. She earned recognition for her albums 'Music of the Sun' (2005) and 'A Girl like Me' (2006), followed by her third album, 'Good Girl Gone Bad' (2007). 

Feb 17, 2021, 10:25 AM IST

Haryana Agri Minister issues apology for remark on farmers, says his words were 'twisted'

After stoking controversy with his ‘they died of their own will’ remark against agitating farmers, Haryana Agriculture Minister Jai Prakash Dalal on Saturday (February 13) clarified that his statement was "twisted" and "wrong meaning" was given to it. He issued an apology to those who were hurt by his words.

Feb 14, 2021, 06:34 AM IST

Mahatma Gandhi's granddaughter Tara Gandhi Bhattacharjee visits farmers' protest site in Delhi

The 84-year-old Tara Gandhi Bhattacharjee, who is also the chairperson of National Gandhi Museum, exhorted farmers to remain peaceful in their protest and urged the government to take care of the farming community. Bhattacharjee said she has come to the protest site to pray for the farmers.

Feb 13, 2021, 23:22 PM IST

Apologize to farmers: MP Congress workers threaten to disrupt shooting of Kangana Ranaut starrer 'Dhaakad'

Congress leader Samir Khan alleged that Kangana Ranaut has called farmers as terrorists and Chinese agents. "If she does not apologise or FIR is not registered against her, we will take out a rally to Sarni on Feb 13 and try not to let her shoot," he said. Shooting for Kangana Ranaut`s new film `Dhakad` is going on in Sarni area of Betul district.

Feb 12, 2021, 07:47 AM IST

Twitter suspends nearly 500 accounts linked to farmers’ protest, says will continue to work with government

Twitter said that it took action on hundreds of accounts that violated the Twitter Rules, particularly inciting violence, abuse, wishes of harm, and threats that could trigger the risk of offline harm. “Prevented certain terms that violated our Rules from appearing in the Trends section. Suspended more than 500 accounts that were engaging in clear examples of platform manipulation and spam.’’

Feb 10, 2021, 10:40 AM IST

After Janhvi Kapoor, Bobby Deol's film Love Hostel's shoot stopped by protesting farmers in Punjab

Around 150-200 farmers gathered there and halted the shooting of the film, Inspector Harmanpreet Singh, Julkan police station, Patiala, said over the phone. The protesting farmers said they will not allow the shooting as none from the actor's (Deol) family spoke in favour of the protesting farmers. 

Feb 06, 2021, 23:12 PM IST

Not only Punjab, entire country is protesting: Harsimrat Badal on farmers’ protest

"The Government of India has a misunderstanding that only Punjab is agitating. The entire country is protesting, farmers from all states are sitting at protest sites. If they still want to turn a blind eye claiming only Punjab is protesting, then one can't do anything," said the SAD leader.

Feb 06, 2021, 14:07 PM IST

No comments: Swedish government on Greta Thunberg’s remarks on farmers' protest

In response to a WION question on tweets by Greta Thunberg, who is a Swedish national, on farmers' protest, the Swedish Foreign Ministry said it has "no comments on this matter." Greta has been a climate activist and drawn global attention on the issue. 

Feb 06, 2021, 12:49 PM IST

Actress gets rape threats for supporting farmers, shares horrid ordeal on Instagram

Jameela became the radio host of The Official Chart and was co-host of The Official Chart Update alongside Scott Mills on BBC Radio 1. She was the first solo female presenter of the BBC Radio 1 chart show. The British actress is known for her role as Tahani Al-Jamil in the NBC fantasy comedy series The Good Place.

Feb 06, 2021, 10:20 AM IST

Red Fort violence: Shocking revelation in Deep Sidhu case, check details here

As per sources, all the videos of Deep Sidhu that have been uploaded on Facebook since he has been absconding, are uploaded by his close female friend from overseas. This is done in order to allegedly mislead the investigations.

Feb 05, 2021, 23:24 PM IST

Zee News' stand on 'international conspiracy' behind farmers' protest vindicated as Canada link surfaces

Zee News' stand on 'international conspiracy behind farmers' protest has been vindicated after Canada link to the R-day violence surfaced. It emerged on Friday that the authors of the toolkit on the farmers’ protest that was tweeted by activist Greta Thunberg were from Canada.

Feb 05, 2021, 16:38 PM IST

I have regained my consciousness: Ex porn star Mia Khalifa hits back at trolls, says 'still stand with farmers'

Mia Khalifa found herself in the middle of a controversy for showing her support to the farmers’ protest where trolls used offensive language to target the former porn star. It was after international singer Rihanna and climate activist Greta Thunberg extended support to the farmers protesting against the Centre's three farm laws.

Feb 05, 2021, 15:33 PM IST

REVEALED: Who created toolkit on farmers' protest for Greta Thunberg

The authors of the controversial toolkit on the ongoing farmers’ protest that was tweeted and later deleted by teen Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg have been reportedly identified. According to sources, the Poetic Justice Foundation, a group founded by MO Dhaliwal, had created the toolkit on the farmers' protest for Greta Thunberg. According to the sources, the toolkit was created to garner support for the ongoing farmers’ protest and was allegedly provided to Greta Thunberg’ as part of a “larger conspiracy to create disharmony”.

Feb 05, 2021, 13:49 PM IST

Salman Khan reacts on farmers' protest - Here's what he said

After international singer Rihanna tweeted on Indian farmers protest, several Bollywood celebrities including Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, Suniel Shetty, Kailash Kher showed their support to the MEA stance and tweeted using #IndiaAgainstPropaganda hashtag. 

Feb 05, 2021, 12:56 PM IST

BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi mocks Greta Thunberg, says India should give her child bravery award

Taking a swipe at young climate activist Greta Thunberg, BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi said on Thursday that the Indian government should give her "child bravery award" for uploading a document providing "proof about hatching a conspiracy to destabilise" the country. Lending her support to the farmers' agitation against the three farm reform laws, the teen activist had shared "a toolkit for those who want to help". 

Feb 05, 2021, 10:50 AM IST

Farmers protest: Mahabharata’s ‘Yudhishthira’ Gajendra Chauhan ‘warns’ Rihanna, tells her to ‘shut her mouth’

Chauhan in a one minute 30 seconds video, said, “India is a democracy. Our democracy allows us the right to hold demonstrations and organise protests. For the last few months, the farmers of our country have been holding a protest." He added, “I warn Rihanna, not to tweet about the internal affairs of our country." 

Feb 04, 2021, 19:55 PM IST

Taapsee Pannu hits out at Kangana Ranaut, quips if being ‘toxic’ is in her DNA

After international pop star Rihanna’s tweet on the ongoing farmers’ protest went viral, and she was attacked by many in India for the same, Taapsee responded to the social media outcry. Kangana commented on Taapasee's tweet and called her 'B grade person". 

Feb 04, 2021, 18:58 PM IST

Twitter deletes Kangana Ranaut's controversial tweets over violation of rules, issues statement

After international singing star Rihanna posted on farmers' protest in the capital, Kangana Ranaut slammed her through her controversial tweets. Earlier in January, Kangana Ranaut's Twitter account was restricted temporarily. 

Feb 04, 2021, 14:37 PM IST