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Rakesh Tikait to tour 5 states in March to drum up support for farmers' protest

Farmers' meetings will be held in Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka and Telangana

28 Feb 2021 12:47 AM

Shashidhar Nanjundaiah | Hashtag power: Twitter, govt in fight for survival

The social media has two broad roles — the organisational and the dialogic, and it is the former that is spooking nervous governments

23 Feb 2021 4:48 AM

Anita Katyal | BJP for Sourav as Bengal CM; Cong farmer cell has no chief

The BJP has apparently put together a copious dossier on Ganguly and his family’s business interests in its effort to persuade him

21 Feb 2021 4:52 AM

Untapped potential of farm sector can push country out of economic slump: Modi

The meeting which was held amid the ongoing farmers' protest, did not deliberate on the controversial farm laws

21 Feb 2021 2:18 AM

Opposition spreading lies about controversial farm laws: Modi

The BJP leaders have been asked to spend at least 15-20 days 'on the ground' to check the 'flow of misinformations over the laws

17 Feb 2021 4:58 AM

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Farmers would have died even while staying back home: Haryana minister

He said 'wrong meaning' was given to his statements

14 Feb 2021 1:10 AM

Septuagenarian Punjab farmer part of protests at Singhu dies of cardiac arrest

Hansa Singh was a resident of Moga district, post-mortem report confirmed the reason for death as heart attack

13 Feb 2021 5:58 PM

AA Edit | PM’s red herring

Modi's advice of caution against returning the nation to the babus was equally intriguing

12 Feb 2021 4:46 AM

AA Edit | Relief for critics as Twitter snubs govt selective outrage

The fundamental issue with freedom of expression is either you have it or you don’t

12 Feb 2021 4:36 AM

Patralekha Chatterjee | The siege within: India and the ‘foreign hand’

The ruling BJP sees comments from global celebrities in support of the ongoing farmers’ protests as part of a deep conspiracy against India

11 Feb 2021 4:14 AM

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Farmers reiterate demand for a law on MSP, repeal of 3 agriculture marketing laws

Farmer leader Abhimanyu Kohar said protesting unions were ready to hold talks with the government only if it comes through formal channels

09 Feb 2021 2:17 AM

End your protests and we will talk, Modi tells farmers

The PM said the Congress had taken a U-turn on the farm laws, reading out the words of former PM Manmohan Singh

09 Feb 2021 2:04 AM

AA Edit | US remarks a wake-up call Delhi can’t ignore

The overt attack on Twitter is illustrative of the govt and the ruling party’s selective outrage because certain truths may have hit home

06 Feb 2021 2:49 AM

Shobhaa De | Yeh Rihanna-Wihanna, Greta-Vreta… kaun hai?

Who is Rihanna to us? Had her tweet been ignored, we would not have attracted even more global scrutiny

06 Feb 2021 12:38 AM

Vested interest groups mobilising international support against farmers protest: MEA

New Delhi also said “Indian police forces have handled these protests with utmost restraint

04 Feb 2021 10:01 AM

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Rihanna supports India's farmers protest

The singer's tweet gained instant traction on Twitter, with more than one lakh retweets and two lakh likes within hours

03 Feb 2021 9:45 AM

Farm protests find echo in Parliament, Opposition MPs stage walkout in Rajya Sabha

In Rajya Sabha, Opposition MPs staged a walkout demanding a discussion exclusively on the farmers issues

03 Feb 2021 9:41 AM

Tikait seeks respectable solution to end farm stir

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh has called an all-party meeting to show unity with the protesters

01 Feb 2021 4:55 AM

More farmers flock to agitation sites

'People in large numbers from Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand are reaching the protest sites,' says Rakesh Tikait

31 Jan 2021 1:29 AM

PM: Promise to suspend 3 farm laws still stands

Talks with agriculture minister only a phone call away: Modi

31 Jan 2021 1:11 AM

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