#Farm Bill

8 Feburary.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday took a dig at 'career protesters'. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ANI)

  • PM Modi spoke in the Rajya Sabha on the farmers' protest during the motion of thanks to the President's speech.
  • He spoke on the new farm laws and the protests that they have triggered with farmers seeking repeal of the laws
  • He said that the term FDI has a new meaning now 

7 Feburary.New Delhi, Delhi, India
All the international influencers who have extended their support to protesting farmers in India are being accused of getting money for their tweets on the cause. (Photo credit: Instagram)

  • Mia Khalifa, Rupi Kaur, Amanda Cerny and Canadian MP Jagmeet Singh engaged in a Twitter conversation on farmers' protest trolls
  • Mia took a dig at people, who claim that international influencers took money to tweet on farmers' protest
  •  Mia also shared a video of her enjoying an Indian meal by Rupi Kaur where she says she can be sold for Samosas as well

28 January.New Delhi, Delhi, India
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee attacked the Central government over violence during farmers' tractor rally in Delhi. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • The BJP and Trinamool are in an eyeball-to-eyeball confrontation in West Bengal, which goes to polls in April 
  • The state is already in election mode, complete with rallies, roadshows and poster wars
  • Attacking the BJP, Banerjee said the party must first "tackle Delhi then think of Bengal"

20 January.New Delhi, Delhi, India
A farmer leader speaking to the media after the conclusion of the tenth round of talks between the Centre and farmer unions in New Delhi. (PTI Photo)

  • Tenth round of talks between farmer unions and the Centre have concluded 
  • The next round of talks are scheduled for January 22
  • Protesting farmers are demanding a complete withdrawal of farm laws

18 January.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Farmers raise slogans during their protest against the new farm laws, at Ghazipur border in New Delhi. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • The Centre will hold a meeting with farmers' leaders on Tuesday
  • Farmers are firm at holding a tractor rally on Republic Day
  • Thousands of farmers are staying put at different border points of Delhi against three new farm laws

14 January.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The farmers protest entered its 50th day on Thursday. (Photo: PTI)

  • The Supreme Court on Tuesday satyed the implementation of the farm laws
  • The Apex court formed a four-member committtee to carry out discussions
  • The farmers burnt copies of the farm bills on Wednesday as part of their protest

14 January.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Thousands of farmers from Punjab, Haryana and other parts of northern India are protesting at various points along Delhi's borders for the past 50 days. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • The three farm laws were passed by Parliament in September
  • Farmers' agitation started with a call for ‘Delhi Chalo’ movement on November 25
  • The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued an order putting a stay on the implementation 

6 January.Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
Ramneek and Simrita recently released a song against Farm Laws that has won several hearts ever since. (Photo Credit: Screengrab/Instagram/@ramneek.simrita)

‘Dilliye ni sun Dilliye’, a heartfelt song is an ode to the farmers who have been protesting for over a month and how the government has been depriving them of their rights. 

27 December 2020.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Farmers are protesting for over a month at Singhu border. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • A lawyer from Punjab consumed poison a few kilometres from the site of protest at Tikri border
  • He was taken to the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (PGIMS) in Rohtak
  •  The police said they are verifying the authenticity of the suicide note

24 December 2020.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The ongoing Farmers' protest against the three Central agriculture reform laws entered is 29th day on Thursday.(Photo credit: PTI)

  • Canada-based, Gurbaksh Singh, came to India a week ago
  • He is originally from Punjab's Nawanshahr village but has been living in Toronto for the past 30 years
  • At least five rounds of talks between the government and farmers have failed so far