Category: Punjab

December 7, 2020
Why are the farmers agitating?

By Deepak Pacha (pachadeepak@gmail.com) Why are the agitating farmers not ready for any compromise other than repealing the three controversial laws brought by Modi government? How are these three laws going to affect the Indian agricultural sector and the general populace? This write-up is my humble effort to explain these issues in a simple fashion. […]

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December 7, 2020
Congress supports farmer’s call for ‘Bharat Bandh’ on December 8

Guwahati: The Indian National Congress stands solidly behind the farmers and wholeheartedly supports their call for 'Bharat Bandh' on December 8. Speaking about the same, Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) President, Ripun Bora took to Twitter saying, “The time has come to tell government enough is enough and that it will HAVE TO take back […]

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December 5, 2020
Govt should make a decision on our demands; else, we are walking out of the meeting: Farmer Leaders

New Delhi: Farmer group representatives on Saturday said that they will walk out of the fifth round of talks with the Central Government if the Government does arrive at a decision on the demands of the agitating farmers. The Government should make a decision on our demands, otherwise, we are walking out of the meeting, […]

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December 4, 2020
Farmers’ Unions call for 'Bharat Bandh' on December 8

Farmer unions to intensify their agitation against the farm laws NEW DELHI: Farmer unions on Friday decided to intensify their agitation against the farm laws, thus, called for yet another 'Bharat Bandh' on December 8. The unions stated that they were not satisfied with amendments being proposed by the government. Addressing a joint press conference […]

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December 4, 2020
Akali Dal Sends Legal Notice to Kangana Ranaut, Seeks Apology

Shiromani Akali Dal leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa on Friday said that the party has slapped a legal notice at Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut a day after she passed derogatory remarks at an old farmer lady who marched to the national capital along with other protestors from Punjab. “We have sent a legal notice to Kangana […]

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December 3, 2020
Farm Laws: Former Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal Returns Padma Vibhushan

Former Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal has written to President Ram Nath Kovind saying that he wishes to return his Padma Vibhushan award. The move comes in after the former CM decided to protest against the Centre’s new farm laws and in solidarity with farmers who are have been consistently protesting against them. Badal, […]

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November 29, 2020
#DaadiSeMaafiMangKangana Trends as Twitterati Demands Apology over Kangana’s Claim

Guwahati: Twitterati trolls controversial Bollywood Actress Kangana Ranaut for allegedly peddling fake news through a tweet and insulting Shaheen Bagh Dadi, thus, demands for an apology. For those unversed, Shaheen Bagh Dadi is an 82-year-old Bilkis Bano who became the face of the CAA-NRC protests. The octogenarian served as an inspiration to scores of women […]

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October 12, 2020
Rajnath Singh Lays Foundation Stone For Nechiphu Tunnel In Arunachal Pradesh

Rajnath Singh Dedicates To The Nation 44 Bridges Built By Bro Across Seven States And Union Territories GUWAHATI: Heralding in a new era in the connectivity of roads and bridges in sensitive areas close to Western, Northern and North Eastern Borders, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today dedicated 44 major permanent bridges to the Nation. He […]

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September 25, 2020
Farmers in Punjab begin three-day agitation against Farm Bills

Guwahati: Farmers’ groups in Punjab began a three-day “rail roko [stop trains]” agitation on Thursday against the central government’s farm bills that were passed in Parliament on September 20. Following this, the Indian Railways suspended several trains completely or partially till September 26 for the safety of passengers and protection of railway property. Members of […]

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