New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The national Working Group of All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC)-- the union's highest decision making body -- on Thursday declared that it stands "firmly, resolutely and unwaveringly" in support of the ongoing farmers' protest, isolating itself from its convener V.M. Singh's announcement to quit the agitation.
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) He stood firm and looked straight in the eye of the old man in a turban who raised his sword above his head, ready to strike him, at the NH-24 on January 26. Delhi Police Sub-Inspector Dayachand's photo went viral where he is seen facing an angry protester with a raised sword.
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Delhi-Noida Link Road via Chilla border reopened for traffic after 57 days after the Bharatiya Kisan Union's Bhanu faction announced its withdrawal from the farm protests against three contentious laws in the wake of the Republic Day violence.
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Union Minister Prakash Javadekar has blamed the Congress and Rahul Gandhi for the violence during the tractor parade of farmers on the Republic Day in Delhi.
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Delhi Police on Wednesday issued notice to farmer leader Darshan Pal asking him to explain why legal action should not be initiated against him, post violence during tractor rally on the Republic Day.
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) A day after the farmers taking out tractor rally created ruckus, clashed with police personnel, damaged public properties and hoisted religious flag at historic Red Fort, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) which is one of those political outfits that stood in support of farmers since the beginning of protest condemned the incident.
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) on Wednesday reiterated its demand for the repeal of the three contentious farm laws, while hitting out at the government over the violence during the farmers' tractor parade on Tuesday.
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) A day after some protesting farmers hoisted a pennant at the Red Fort, the National Students Union of India (NSUI) - the Congress' student wing - on Wednesday demanded registration of a case against Punjabi actor Deep Sidhu over the violence in Delhi.
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) At least 45 Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) buses were damaged in the violence on Republic Day as section of farmers, who deviated from the agreed route for the tractor parade and entered the city, clashed with the police, an official said.
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Punjabi actor and singer Deep Sidhu, who is accused of instigating the farmers to hoist a pennant on the Red Fort, did not appear before the National Investigation Agency (NIA) last week after he was summoned in connection with the Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) case, sources said on Wednesday.
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) A petition has been filed in the Delhi High Court seeking removal of Delhi Police Commissioner S.N. Shrivastava from his post and punishment for police officials who failed to discharge their duty in controlling the agitating farmers.
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Congress leaders on Wednesday questioned the police action against the farmers leaders after the clashes on Tuesday between the farmers and the police during the tractor rally in New Delhi.
Chandigarh, Jan 27 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday condemned the violent incidents in New Delhi, especially at the Red Fort, and said the farmers' protest has now gone out of control of their leaders and has deviated from its direction.
Lucknow, Jan 27 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court has sought a response from the district administration in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur on the "exorbitant" amount of personal bonds and sureties sought from farmers, to prevent them from participating in the ongoing farm protests.
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC) convener V.M. Singh on Wednesday announced to quit the ongoing farmers' protest - the first leader to distance himself from the agitation as it entered the 63rd day.
Chandigarh, Jan 27 (IANS) Deploring the Republic Day violence in Delhi, especially at the Red Fort, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday termed it an insult to the nation and said it had brought shame to the country and weakened the farmers' agitation.
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) A lawyer has moved the Supreme Court and urged it to set up a three-member commission headed by one of its former judges to probe the violence during the farmers' tractor rally on the Republic Day in Delhi.
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Anti-social elements like actor-turned-farmer activist Deep Sidhu and others, along with the Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee played a role like a "torpedo" to sabotage the farmers' agitation, the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) said on Wednesday.
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) A day after the violence and chaos at the Red Fort during the 'tractor rally' by farmers, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Prahlad Singh Patel visited the 17th century monument on Wednesday afternoon to assess the "damage".
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The leaders of the Sanyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) have strongly condemned the incidents of violence at Red Fort on Republic Day in the national capital by a mob of farmers, protesting against the three farm laws enacted last year.
Lucknow, Jan 27 (IANS) A day after the violence in Delhi during the 'Tractor Rally' by protesting farmers, the Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party on Wednesday hit out at the central government and again demanded the repeal of three new central farm laws.
Gurugram, Jan 27 (IANS) In view of the violence witnessed in Delhi during a farmers' tractor parade on Republic day, Gurugram Police was on high alert on Wednesday.
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Twitter on Wednesday said it suspended more than 300 accounts engaged in spam and platform manipulation as the farmers' tractor rally went violent in the national capital on the 72nd Republic Day.
Lucknow, Jan 27 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from the Meerapur Assembly seat in Muzaffarnagar, Avtar Singh Bhadana, has announced his resignation from the party protesting against the Centre's stand on the three farm laws.
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Haryana's farmer leader and Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) state president Gurnam Singh Chaduni has accused Punjabi actor Deep Sidhu of misleading farmers.