Farmers Protest News

Rallies will continue as planned, some issues still pending: Farmer leaders

Rallies will continue as planned, some issues still pending: Farmer leaders

New Delhi: A day after Modi-led central government announced its decision to roll back three contentious farm laws, the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), an umbrella body of 40 farm unions, on Saturday held a core committee meeting to discuss the future course of action. During the meeting, the farmer unions decided

SC appoints ex-Punjab and Haryana HC judge to monitor Lakhimpur violence probe

SC appoints ex-Punjab and Haryana HC judge to monitor Lakhimpur violence probe

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday appointed former judge of the Punjab and Haryana high court, Justice Rakesh Kumar Jain, to monitor the ongoing investigation in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case. It also reconstituted the Special Investigation Team (SIT) by appointing three more senior police officers. A bench headed

Supreme Court bench to hear Lakhimpur Kheri violence case today

Supreme Court bench to hear Lakhimpur Kheri violence case today

New Delhi: The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear on Monday (November 8, 2021) the matter related to the October 3 Lakhimpur Kheri incident in which eight people, including four farmers, were killed in violence during a farmers’ protest. A bench comprising Chief Justice N V Ramana and justices Surya

Maha’tra bandh underway, Shiv Sena workers block highway in Kolhapur

Maha’tra bandh underway, Shiv Sena workers block highway in Kolhapur

Mumbai: In view of UP’s Lakhimpur Kheri violence against farmers on October 3, Uddhav Thackeray led Maha Vikas Aghadi government in Maharashtra has called for a statewide bandh today, on October 11. The bandh has been called by the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) allies- the Shiv Sena, NCP, and Congress.