Tuesday, December 07, 2021

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KCR's moves trigger buzz over his national ambitions

HYDERABAD: Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Raos esecret visit to Delhi has created a buzz in the political circles that he is renewing attempts to play a role in national politics by forging an alliance against the Narendra Modi-led BJP government at the Centre.

Delhi Assembly summons Kangana Ranaut over 'Khalistani terrorists' post

NEW DELHI:Delhi Assembly's Committee on Peace and Harmony on Thursday summoned Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut to depose before it on December 6 (at 12 noon) over her recent social media post in which she had labelled farmers protesting against Centre's three farm laws as "Khalistani terrorists".

Akali Dal may be re-welcomed as 'younger brother': BJP

NEW DELHI:On Union Government's decision to repeal the three farm laws, the Opposition has been accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of doing so fearing loss in the polls, but with the decision, political equations in the all poll-bound states, especially Punjab, have changed.

Vijay Inder Singla mourns death of women protesters at Tikri Border

CHANDIGARH:Punjab Public Works and Administrative Reforms Minister Mr. Vijay Inder Singla, on Thursday, expressed grief over the incident which resulted in the death of three women protesters while injuring two others.

Speeding truck kills 3 women farmers at Tikri border

NEW DELHI:  Three females farmers from Punjab died on Thursday after a speeding truck rammed into them near the protest site at Tikri border, police said.

Farmers open service road at Ghazipur border closed for 11 months

NEW DELHI: Farmers protesting on the Ghazipur border at Delhi for the last 11 months against the three farm laws enacted by the Centre last year, have started to open the service lane to ease the traffic. They said it is the police who have closed the road and not them. Farmers belonging to the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) on Thursday started removing the tents built on the service road to start the traffic movement.

BJP to keep its option open about any tie up with Amarinder Singh

NEW DELHI: While preparing for next year's assembly polls, the BJP is keeping its options open about any possible tie up or association with former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh. The saffron party, however, is closely monitoring political moves of the former Chief Minister.

Sonia slams Congress leaders for speaking to media

NEW DELHI:  Addressing the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting, interim President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday slammed party leaders for speaking to the media.

SKM threatens to burn effigies of Modi, Ajay Misra on Dussehra

NEW DELHI:  A day after the 'antim ardaas' for the farmers who were mowed down by a cavalcade in Lakhimpur Kheri October 3, the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) on Wednesday threatened to burn the effigies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and many other BJP leaders, including MoS for Home Ajay Misra, whose son Ashish Misra is a prime accused in the case, on October 15 on the occasion of Dussehra.

Lakhimpur Kheri incident has no impact on party in Punjab polls: BJP

NEW DELHI:  The BJP leadership believes that the Lakhimpur Kheri incident has no major impact on the party in Punjab assembly polls. It was believed that in Punjab the violent incidents will adversely affect the BJP in Punjab, where the party is already facing strong opposition from farmers since last one year.

UP Police ADG assures strict action against Lakhimpur rioters

LAKHIMPUR KHERI(UP):Nearly 24 hours after the violence in Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh, the police administration and the farmer leaders finally reached a truce to end the massive protests against the state government after eight farmers were killed during a farmers protest which turned violent on Sunday.

Jagir Kaur decides to send delegation to Lakhimpur Khiri

AMRITSAR:Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee President Bibi Jagir Kaur has decided to send a delegation to Lakhimpur Khiri in connection with yesterday's incident at Lakhimpur Khiri in Uttar Pradesh.

Punjab CM not allowed to visit to Lakhimpur Kheri

CHANDIGARH: With the imposition of prohibitory orders, the Uttar Pradesh government on Monday denied permission to Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Channi and Deputy Chief Minister Sukhjinder Randhawa to visit the state's Lakhimpur Kheri, where violence broke out at a farmers protest on Sunday, leaving at least nine dead.

Yadav says farmers have given befitting reply to govt

NEW DELHI: Political activist and farmer leader Yogendra Yadav termed the Bharat Bandh (nationwide shutdown) observed on Monday a success and said that farmers have given a befitting reply to the government's falsehoods.

Indian Overseas Congress USA stages protest against Modi policies at the United Nations

WASHINGTON: The Indian Overseas Congress, USA, an advocacy organization that promotes democracy, human rights, and equal justice together with its supporters and friends, held a protest rally in front of the United Nations on Saturday, September 25, 2021, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi was delivering his address to the General Assembly.

Bharat Bandh: Both carriageways of Red fort closed

NEW DELHI:The Delhi Traffic Police have closed both carriageways across the iconic Red fort, an official said here on Monday.Chattarel and Subhash Marg have been closed from both sides," the official said.

Political twist by farmers to my appeal to call off protests in Punjab is unfortunate': Punjab CM

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said it was unfortunate that the farmers agitating against the black Farm Laws had given a political twist to his remarks instead of understanding the pain and misery caused to the people on account of their protests in the state, which were quite uncalled for, given his government’s continued support to them.

NHRC issues notice to Centre, States; seeks reports on farmers stir

 NEW DELHI:  The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notices to the Centre, Delhi, Rajasthan, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh governments and other authorities asking for reports of ongoing farmers agitation against the new farm laws.

'Life paralyzed without internet access at Karnal'

KARNAL: Suspension of internet services has turned out to be a major problem for the locals in Karnal as the ongoing farmers protest at mini secretariat has entered into the third day on Thursday.

Prestige fight: Farmers protest enters 3rd day in Karnal

KARNAL: The farmers protest at Karnal demanding action against SDM Ayush Sinha over the lathicharge incident is fast turning into an agitation which is currently going on at Delhi borders in protest against three farm laws. Now farmers have decided to keep protesting in Karnal just like they are doing in Delhi.

Govt should avoid confrontation with farmers: Hooda

NEW DELHI:  Amid farmers protest in Karnal, former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said on Wednesday that the government should avoid confrontation with the farmers and find amicable solution.

Farmers sit in protest at Karnal DC office enters 2nd day

KARNAL: Farmers protest that began from kisan mahapanchayat at Anaj Mandi on Tuesday morning in Haryana's Karnal has entered its second day in front of the mini-secretariat as more and more people from the surrounding areas continue to join the sit-in demonstration.

Farmers protest on Jalandhar -Phagwara road disrupts vehicular traffic

PHAGWARA: Several hours long dharna of farmers badly disrupted normal life and paralysed vehicular road traffic on Friday.

7 oppn parties write to prez, seek time on snooping, farmers issue

NEW DELHI:Amid logjam in Parliament over the snooping row and farmers protests, seven opposition parties on Tuesday wrote to the President of India Ram Nath Kovind to intervene.

Congress & Akali Dal boycott PM's briefing on Covid

NEW DELHI: The Congress and the Akali Dal on Tuesday decided not to attend the Prime Minister's meeting on Covid, called to brief the floor leaders about the steps taken by the government for its management.

Bhagwant Mann writes open letter to all MPs, appeals to unite on issue of farmers

CHANDIGARH: Supporting the public whip issued by the farmers protesting against the black farm laws to the MPs, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Punjab state president and MP from Sangrur, Bhagwant Mann on Friday wrote an open letter to the MPs of all the political parties, urging them to unite on the issue of the farmers and attack the Narendra Modi-led central government to take a firm decision regarding repeal of three black farm laws.

SKM Issues PEOPLES’ WHIP to all MPs to Ensure Repeal of 3 Black Farm Laws & Passing of MSP Guarantee Law

NEW DELHI: On behalf of all farmers of India, the Samyukta Kisan Morcha today issued a Peoples’ Whip. The Peoples’ Whip shall be served on all MPs of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha. The MPs were informed that the Peoples’ Whip had been issued in accordance with the long established constitutional right of citizens to bring any matter of general public interest relating to the work of the Union Government before Parliament and Parliamentarians.

BJP wants to replace Delhi govt prosecutors in farm protest cases: AAP

NEW DELHI: AAP leader Raghav Chadha on Monday alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party wants to replace the Delhi government's public prosecutors with its own lawyers in cases pertaining to the farmers' protests.

Farmers protest power cuts -1550 MW gap between demand and supply

CHANDIGARH: Farmers across Punjab continue to protest against the short supply for agricultural feeders as Punjab has been maintaining a power supply between 11956 MW to 12695 MW after restricting the power supply to rural consumers, agriculture pump sets and unannounced cuts in cities.

Farmers protest power cuts -1550 MW gap between demand and supply

CHANDIGARH: Farmers across Punjab continue to protest against the short supply for agricultural feeders as Punjab has been maintaining a power supply between 11956 MW to 12695 MW after restricting the power supply to rural consumers,agriculture pump sets and unannounced cuts in cities.

Farmers protest MP Tewari with black flags

NAWANSHAHR:Farmers under the banner of Kirti Kisan Union today strongly protested with black flags before Congress MP Munish Tewari from Shri Anandpur Sahib on his arrival here. On learning about Tewari's visit to Nawanshahr, the workers of Kirti Kisan Union marched towards the Civil Hospital carrying the party flags and black flags.

UP politics in flux: Yogi meets PM, Nadda with eye on 2022 polls

NEW DELHI: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief J.P. Nadda and discussed governance as well as the political situation in the state.

Twitter restricts Jazzy B's account, 3 more at India's request

NEW DELHI: Amid the row over delay in complying with the new IT (intermediary) rules, Twitter has restricted four accounts in India -- including that of Punjabi rapper-songwriter Jazzy B -- in compliance with the legal request made by the Indian government, according to data from the US-based collaborative archive Lumen Database.

Chandigarh Press Club condemns the police attack on journalist Kamal Saini

CHANDIGARH: Chandigarh Press Club has condemned the police action against Kurukshetra-based journalist Kamal Saini, who regularly contributes as a district reporter from NDTV.

United Sikhs supports farm protestors, helps a martyr’s family in Bathinda with milk dairy

MOHALI: International social organisation of Sikh community – ‘United Sikhs’ has been providing financial aid to the needy farmers, who have suffered loss of life or property due to the ongoing farmers protest. Assistance of Rs 50,000 each is being given to many victim families.

Magic World programme held for slum children by Pinky Soch Badlo Trust & Future Plus Events

CHANDIGARH: Pinky Soch Badlo Trust, in association with Future Plus Event Managers, organized a Jadunagari (The Magic World) show for the slum children at Law Bhawan, Sector – 37, Chandigarh.

Haryana police set up barricades on Delhi-Jaipur e-way

GURUGRAM: As the farmers' demonstration is intensifying day-by-day, the Haryana Police have installed barricades at four locations on the Delhi-Jaipur Expressway to stop farmers from entering the national capital, resulting in blockages on the national highway.

Gurugam police on alert over farmers' proposed tractor rally on KMP

GURUGRAM: Keeping in view the tractor rally planned by the farmers' unions on Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) expressway on Thursday, the Gurugram Police have already intensified their security arrangements on the KMP as well as the border areas of the district.

Another batch of farmers manages to enter Haryana

CHANDIGARH: Bracing tear gas and water cannons, another batch of a large number of protesting farmers from Punjab on Friday breached the massive blockades comprising huge boulders, barbed fence and mounds of earth on the Bathinda-Dabwali road to enter Haryana on their onward march to the national capital.

Hundreds of protesting farmers gather along Punjab-Haryana border

CHANDIGARH: Hundreds of farmers from Punjab started gathering on Wednesday morning on the interstate borders along Haryana that has restricted their movement towards national capital Delhi for their 'Delhi Chalo' protest against the three central farm laws.

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