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'Bharat Bandh': Rail, road transport likely to be affected in parts of country

Farmer unions protesting against the three agri laws have called a complete 'Bharat Bandh'

26 Mar 2021 1:04 AM

Rajya Sabha adjourned twice over discussion on rising fuel prices

The Congress MPs also raised the issue of the three farm laws and the farmers sitting in protest at Delhi’s borders against these laws

09 Mar 2021 8:21 AM

Pavan Varma | Freedom, conspiracy and other anti-national sins

Frankly, in my view, Freedom House, the Washington based global democracy watchdog, should be booked by our ever-vigilant govt for sedition

07 Mar 2021 4:10 AM

AA Edit | To draw votes, Khattar’s quota sacrifices growth

If the government forces companies to take steps that may impact employee productivity, then it forces companies to be less than competitive

06 Mar 2021 4:17 AM

Rakesh Tikait to tour 5 states in March to drum up support for farmers' protest

Farmers' meetings will be held in Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka and Telangana

28 Feb 2021 12:47 AM

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Shashidhar Nanjundaiah | Hashtag power: Twitter, govt in fight for survival

The social media has two broad roles — the organisational and the dialogic, and it is the former that is spooking nervous governments

23 Feb 2021 4:48 AM

Anita Katyal | BJP for Sourav as Bengal CM; Cong farmer cell has no chief

The BJP has apparently put together a copious dossier on Ganguly and his family’s business interests in its effort to persuade him

21 Feb 2021 4:52 AM

Untapped potential of farm sector can push country out of economic slump: Modi

The meeting which was held amid the ongoing farmers' protest, did not deliberate on the controversial farm laws

21 Feb 2021 2:18 AM

Opposition spreading lies about controversial farm laws: Modi

The BJP leaders have been asked to spend at least 15-20 days 'on the ground' to check the 'flow of misinformations over the laws

17 Feb 2021 4:58 AM

Farmers would have died even while staying back home: Haryana minister

He said 'wrong meaning' was given to his statements

14 Feb 2021 1:10 AM

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Septuagenarian Punjab farmer part of protests at Singhu dies of cardiac arrest

Hansa Singh was a resident of Moga district, post-mortem report confirmed the reason for death as heart attack

13 Feb 2021 5:58 PM

AA Edit | PM’s red herring

Modi's advice of caution against returning the nation to the babus was equally intriguing

12 Feb 2021 4:46 AM

AA Edit | Relief for critics as Twitter snubs govt selective outrage

The fundamental issue with freedom of expression is either you have it or you don’t

12 Feb 2021 4:36 AM

Patralekha Chatterjee | The siege within: India and the ‘foreign hand’

The ruling BJP sees comments from global celebrities in support of the ongoing farmers’ protests as part of a deep conspiracy against India

11 Feb 2021 4:14 AM

Farmers reiterate demand for a law on MSP, repeal of 3 agriculture marketing laws

Farmer leader Abhimanyu Kohar said protesting unions were ready to hold talks with the government only if it comes through formal channels

09 Feb 2021 2:17 AM

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End your protests and we will talk, Modi tells farmers

The PM said the Congress had taken a U-turn on the farm laws, reading out the words of former PM Manmohan Singh

09 Feb 2021 2:04 AM

AA Edit | US remarks a wake-up call Delhi can’t ignore

The overt attack on Twitter is illustrative of the govt and the ruling party’s selective outrage because certain truths may have hit home

06 Feb 2021 2:49 AM

Shobhaa De | Yeh Rihanna-Wihanna, Greta-Vreta… kaun hai?

Who is Rihanna to us? Had her tweet been ignored, we would not have attracted even more global scrutiny

06 Feb 2021 12:38 AM

Vested interest groups mobilising international support against farmers protest: MEA

New Delhi also said “Indian police forces have handled these protests with utmost restraint

04 Feb 2021 10:01 AM

Rihanna supports India's farmers protest

The singer's tweet gained instant traction on Twitter, with more than one lakh retweets and two lakh likes within hours

03 Feb 2021 9:45 AM

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