#Farmers Protest

13 hours ago.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The farmers' union Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) on Thursday decided to join the Bharat Bandh called by CAIT. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Samyukta Kisan Morcha appealed for a peaceful protest
  • The bandh is called by the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT)
  • CAIT said that traders and transporters will stage sit-in at 1,500 places across the country

2 days ago.Sikar, Rajasthan, India
Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson Rakesh Tikait said farmers will gherao Parliament if the government will not repeal the farm laws. (PTI File Photo)

  • "This time 40 lakh tractors will be there instead of four lakh tractors," Tikait said
  • Tikait was addressing a mahapanchayat of United Kisan Morcha in Rajasthan's Sikar on Tueday
  • If the Centre won't repeal the farm laws, farmers will demolish the godown of big companies: Rakesh Tikait

3 days ago.New Delhi, Delhi, India
A Delhi Court granted bail to climate activist Disha Ravi, who was arrested in 'Toolkit' case. (PTI File Photo)

  • Ravi has been granted bail on furnishing a bail bond of Rs 100,000 with two sureties of like amount
  • Ravi was arrested from Bengaluru on Febraury 14
  • Ravi is alleged of helping edit a so-called toolkit

6 days ago
The Congress is eyeing UP panchayat elections which are scheduled to be held in April this year before the state goes to polls in 2021. (Photo credit: Instagram/@priyankagandhivadra)

  • Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has been holding large gatherings of farmers in Uttar Pradesh
  • The Congress General Secretary held a kisan mahapanchayat in Saharanpur a few days ago, and in Bijnor last week
  • Results of the upcoming Panchayat elections will be a big test for Congress and the Samajwadi Party

6 days ago.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Climate activist Disha Ravi was on Friday sent to three-day judicial custody. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Greta Thunberg said in a tweet that freedom of speech is a non-negotiable human right
  • Ravi was arrested after police alleged she helped edit a toolkit offering advice on joining farmers' protest
  • Police decided to investigate the toolkit after Thunberg linked it in a tweet in early February

19 Feburary.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Climate activist Disha Ravi being produced at Patiala Court in connection with 'Greta Thunberg toolkit case', in New Delhi on Friday. (PTI Photo)

  • Disha has been arrested for allegedly being involved in sharing a "toolkit" on social media related to the farmers' protest
  • The Delhi Police said Ravi was evasive during her previous interrogation and tried to shift blame on the co-accused
  • She was arrested on February 13 from Bengaluru for sharing and spreading the toolkit

18 Feburary.New Delhi, Delhi, India
armers perform 'puja' on the occasion of Basant Panchami during their agitation over new farm laws, at Ghazipur border, in New Delhi. (PTI Photo)

  • The 'rail roko' will be held across India from 12 pm to 4 pm
  • The blockade of railways comes as the third major demonstration by farmers
  • Ahead of 'rail roko', several trains have been diverted, while many have been cancelled in Punjab

17 Feburary.New Delhi, Delhi, India
A 30-year-old man, namely Maninder Singh, has been arrested on Tuesday for Red Fort’s violence in Delhi on Republic Day. (Photo Credit: PTI/Vijay Verma)

  • Maninder Singh was allegedly swinging swords that “motivated” the protesters leading to the violence
  • The suspect runs a sword-training school near his house in Swaroop Nagar, said police
  • Delhi Police said they  found his video along with some pictures on his phone of his presence at Singhu border

17 Feburary.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Nikita Jacob has been named by Delhi Police in the FIR related to the toolkit case. (Photo credit: LinkedIn Nikita Jacob)

  • Nikita Jacob had approached the Bombay HC after a Delhi court issued non-bailable warrants against them
  • The Bombay HC noted that the relief can be granted only for a temporary period
  • Delhi Police allege that Jacob was involved in the creation of the farmers' protest toolkit

16 Feburary
Farmers have been sitting at Delhi borders for 83 days on the trot. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • British MP Claudia Webbe voiced her opinion in support of the farmers' protest
  • The Indian High Commission wrote an open letter, inviting her to convey any apprehensions she had directly
  • The commission said the farm refoms have been analysed by experts and will benefit farmers