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.Delhi, India
The farmers' protest on the recently implemented farm bills by the Centre entered the 13th day on Tuesday. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • The Government is not ready to take back the farm laws said farmer leader Hannan Mollah
  • No meeting will be held between farmers and government tomorrow said Hannan Mollah
  • The farmers' protest began on November 26

.Delhi, India
The farmers' protest that began on November 26 entered its 12th day on December 7. (Photo Credit: ANI)

  • The Bharat Bandh will be observed for the whole day, but the Chakka Jam will end at 3 pm
  • Several opposition parties across the country have also expressed their support for the Bharat bandh 
  • Farmer leaders have requested people supporting the bandh not to force others into observing the Bharat Bandh

New Delhi: Bharatiya Kisan Union Spokesperson Rakesh Tikait addresses farmers during their 'Delhi Chalo' protest march against the new farm laws, at Ghazipur border (Delhi-UP border) on NH-24 in New Delhi, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020. (PTI Photo/Arun Sharma)(PTI

  • The farmers’ protest is taking place in Delhi and at the Singhu and Tikri border
  • Opposition parties like Congress, Shiv Sena, Aam Admi Party, CPI and others have supported the bandh
  • Farmers are protesting three laws passed by the Centre in September, which they say is anti-farmer

.Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) members stage a protest at Singhu border during their 'Delhi Chalo' march.

  • ‘Farm laws clearly aimed at harming their interest’ leaders of left parties said in a memorandum to the UP Governor 
  • Farmers from eight Western UP districts reached Delhi to join their counterparts from Punjab and Haryana
  • Farmers also staged demonstrations in Western UP, disrupting traffic on the highways

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The farmers have decided to situate themselves in Singhu, on the Delhi-Haryana border. (Photo: Twitter/@ANI)

  • The opposition leaders have asked for a bigger ground to organize the protest
  • The farmers on Saturday based their protest in Singhu on the Delhi-Haryana border
  • The Central government-implemented farm bill, according to detractors, will remove the MSP

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Workers around the country have decided to come on to the streets for 'chakka jam'. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • A day-long strike has been called for by a joint platform of ten central trade unions
  • They are protesting against the new farm and labour laws
  • BJP-aligned Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) is not participating in the strike

.Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
CPI (M) Kerala secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan has been granted a leave of absence. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ANI)

  • Kodiyeri Balakrishnan has been facing heat over a money laundering case against his son, Bineesh
  • Enforcement Directorate arrested Bineesh on October 29
  • A Vijayaraghavan will replace Kodiyeri Balakrishnan

.Agiaon, Bihar, India
Volunteers pack masks, sanitisers and other essentials for polling officers ahead of Bihar Assembly polls. (PTI Photo)

  • Manoj Manzil of CPI(M-L)L won the Agiaon constituency seat in 2020
  • He defeated Janata Dal(United) candidate Prabhunath Prasad
  • There were 240 polling booths in Agiaon in 2015 state assembly elections

.Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury during a protest, at BV House in New Delhi, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. (PTI Photo)

  • Yechury said forces like the RSS want to "take India into the darkness of the past"
  • Yechury at the state-wide celebrations of the CPI(M) marking the 100th year of the founding of the CPI
  • "Every individual has the right to choose his own faith," Yechury said

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Tejashwi Yadav-led RJD will contest from 144 seats in the Bihar assembly elections. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • There are 15 Yadav and three Muslim candidates in the list
  • Uday Narayan Choudhary will take on former Chief Minister Jita Ram Manjhi from the Imamganj constituency
  • The first phase of the Bihar elections will be held on October 28