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R-Day violence: Opp. parties to boycott Presidential address, urge probe

R-Day violence: Opp. parties to boycott Presidential address, urge probe

New Delhi: Blaming BJP-led central government for Republic day farmers’ protest that turned violent, total of 17 opposition parties have announced to boycott the President’s address to the joint sitting of both the Houses of Parliament, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said on Thursday. The joint sitting of the

Red Fort flag hoister Jugraj Singh’s family flees village

Red Fort flag hoister Jugraj Singh’s family flees village

New Delhi: The 23-year-old resident of Wan Tara Singh in Punjab, Jugraj Singh, became a hero in his ‘pind’ the day he hoisted the Sikh’s sacred ‘Nishan Sahib’ flag at the Red Fort on Republic Day while the protesting farmers took over the iconic fort amid violence and anarchy. Jugraj, who

R-Day protest: Delhi Police detains 200 rioters, files 22 FIRs

R-Day protest: Delhi Police detains 200 rioters, files 22 FIRs

New Delhi: A day after Republic day tractor protest witnessed clashes between farmers and Police, violent and chaos, Delhi Cops on Wednesday detained around 200 protestors and registered as many as 22 FIRs on the charges of rioting, damaging public property and attacking police personnel. Delhi Police claimed that more

BJP MLA blames Sonia, Rahul for R-day farmer violence, Cong hits back

BJP MLA blames Sonia, Rahul for R-day farmer violence, Cong hits back

New Delhi: The Republic Day violence has started a debate as who were behind manipulating the peaceful farmers’ protest into a turbulent one that created chaos in the national capital. When the blame game has started in the political corridors, BJP MLA Surendra Singh alleged that the R-day violence took

Know accused Deep Sidhu who defended farmers flag hoisting on Red Fort

Know accused Deep Sidhu who defended farmers flag hoisting on Red Fort

New Delhi: In dramatic turns of events, the national capital on Republic Day saw a chaotic and violent protest by so far “peaceful” protesting farmers, who not only forcefully entered central Delhi before the agreed upon time for their tractor rally but also climbed atop the Red Fort and hoisted

Protesting farmer dies in ‘accident’, body draped in tricolor

Protesting farmer dies in ‘accident’, body draped in tricolor

New Delhi: As a protesting farmer died after his tractor overturned at Central Delhi’s ITO on Tuesday, the fellow protestors draped his body in the tricolour and refused to send it for post-mortem, as per police. The farmers also lashed out at the media persons covering the incident. The farmer