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  • Protest panacea

    Protest panacea

    In this context, Chief Justice SA Bobde hit the nail on the head when he observed last week while hearing a bunch of petitions in the Supreme Court against the disruption of normal life and activity caused by the farmers’ protests which were referred to a vacation bench: “We make it clear that we recognise the fundamental right to protest against a law. There is no question of balancing or curtailing it. But it should not damage anyone’s life or property.”

    December 31, 2020
  • HP Cong, CPM hold protests to back farmers’ call for Bharat Bandh

    HP Cong, CPM hold protests to back farmers’ call for Bharat Bandh

    After staging a protest in Shimla, State Congress chief Kuldeep Singh Rathore said there seemed to be mala fide intentions behind hasty passing of new farm laws by PM Modi government as neither opposition parties nor the farmers’ leaders were consulting after drafting the laws.

    December 9, 2020
  • Bharat Bandh flags need for farm laws’ repeal: Capt

    Bharat Bandh flags need for farm laws’ repeal: Capt

    Punjab CM asks why the Centre could not heed the protesting farmers demanding repeal of its controversial agri laws and why it could not hold fresh talks with all stakeholders on the crucial issue

    December 9, 2020
  • Trudeau’s remarks unwarranted: India

    Trudeau’s remarks unwarranted: India

    "I would be remiss if I didn't start by recognising the news coming out of India about the protest by farmers. The situation is concerning and we’re all very worried about family and friends." Justin Trudeau, Canadian PM

    December 2, 2020
  • Centre must waive farm loans across country: Mamata

    Centre must waive farm loans across country: Mamata

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said the Centre must announce a farm loan waiver across the country and claimed that the farmers were in distress "due to demonetisation". "When the farmers are agitating, GOI cannot be silent. This farmer distress is the effect of #DeMonetisation," she wrote on Twitter. "An assurance was …

    June 14, 2017
  • Tamil Nadu farmers call off Delhi protest till May 25

    Tamil Nadu farmers call off Delhi protest till May 25

    Farmers from Tamil Nadu who have been on protest sit-in here for the past 40 days, on Sunday announced suspension of their demonstration till May 25 after they met state Chief Minister K Palaniswami. During the meeting, Palaniswami assured the farmers of his help and said that he will request Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the …

    April 23, 2017