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Farmers Protest Highlights: Internet Suspended In Ambala On February 28-29

Farmers Protest LIVE Updates: The Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) has planned for a tractor march today along the Yamuna Expressway, stretching from Mehndipur in Rabupura to Falaida. To ensure the safety of the event, the police have imposed prohibitory orders under Section 144 and deployed additional personnel at key entry and exit points of Delhi and Noida.

Farmers Protest Highlights: Internet Suspended In Ambala On February 28-29

Farmers Protest Highlights: Internet Suspended In Ambala On February 28-29

The Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) has planned for a tractor march today along the Yamuna Expressway, stretching from Mehndipur in Rabupura to Falaida. To ensure the safety of the event, the police have imposed prohibitory orders under Section 144 and deployed additional personnel at key entry and exit points of Delhi and Noida.Giving a call to march to Delhi, the farmers have been crowding and camping at several points in areas that border the national capital since February 13 along with their tractors, mini-vans, and pickup trucks, demanding, among others, a law guaranteeing MSP (minimum support price).
Feb 28, 2024 00:23 IST

Farmers Protest LIVE: SKM Not In Favour Of 'Dilli Chalo', Says Farmer Leader Sarwan Singh Pandher

SKM was not in favour of the 'Dilli Chalo' call, says farmer leader Pandher Farmer leader Sarwan Singh Pandher on Tuesday.
Feb 27, 2024 18:32 IST

Farmers Protest LIVE: Internet Suspended In Ambala On Feb 28-29

Amid farmers' protest, internet has been suspended in Ambala on February 28-29.
Feb 27, 2024 17:57 IST

Farmers Protest LIVE: What Is Minimum Support Price?

Minimum Support Price (MSP) ensures farmers get a set price when the government purchases their crops. It's determined by the Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP), considering factors like production costs, demand, supply and market prices.
Feb 27, 2024 15:46 IST

Farmers Protest LIVE: Sixth Casualty Of Farm Protest At Khanauri

A 62-year-old farmer, Karnail Singh of Arno village in Patiala district, who was protesting at Khanauri on the Punjab-Haryana border, died on Monday night, as reported by Hindustan Times
Feb 27, 2024 14:30 IST

Farmers Protest LIVE: Farmer Leader Criticises Punjab Govt's Silence On Demands

Farmer leader Sarwan Singh Pandher questioned the silence of the Punjab government regarding Farmer's demands claiming inaction from the govt., he said, "Shubhkaran Singh's body remains in the mortuary. The Punjab government's lack of clarity is concerning. Are they colluding with the Centre?"
Feb 27, 2024 12:25 IST

Farmers Protest LIVE: 'Government is Itself Not Sure...,' Says Farmer Leader

Farmer leader Sarwan Singh Pandher blames the Indian government for the current deadlock, criticizing the decision to barricade the Singhu, Ghazipur, and Tigri borders. He said, "The Government of India is responsible for the present situation of deadlock. Barricading was done and now barricading is being removed, the government is itself not sure whether it was doing the right thing then or now."
Feb 27, 2024 06:58 IST

Farmers Protest LIVE: BKU Burns WTO's Effigy In Bathinda

The Bhartiya Kisan Union Ekta Ugrahan organized a protest in Bhuchu Khurd, Bathinda, where they burned an effigy of the World Trade Organization (WTO) along the Bathinda to Zirakpur road. In Amritsar, farmers parked their vehicles along highways in Ajnala, Jandiala Guru, Rayya, and Beas. Similarly, in Ludhiana, farmers associated with the SKM parked their tractors along the Ludhiana-Chandigarh road to express their opposition to the WTO.
Feb 26, 2024 23:34 IST

Farmers Protest LIVE: Which Organisations Are Participating In the Protest?

The Kisan Mazdoor Morcha and Sanyukt Kisan Morcha (non-political) are leading the ongoing agitation, with the support of around 200 farm bodies.
Feb 26, 2024 19:32 IST

Farmers Protest LIVE: Why Are Farmers Protesting At WTO?

Farmers under the banner of Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), an umbrella body of several farm unions parked their tractors along the highways at many places in Punjab and Haryana demanding that the agriculture sector be taken out of the WTO agreement.
Feb 26, 2024 19:05 IST

Farmers Protest LIVE: Here’s What Farmer Leader Sukhjeet Singh Said On Protesting Farmer’s Demand To Exit The WTO

“In the morning, demonstrations were held in villages all over the country against WTO and effigies were burned in the evening at both Shambhu and Khanauri borders. This opposition to the WTO explains that we do not agree with their policies."
Feb 26, 2024 14:50 IST

Farmers Protest LIVE: Noida Police Request To Use Metro For Travel Amid Protest

The Noida Police on Monday requested the commuters to use Metro Trains to travel due to the farmer's protest, sharing the travel advisory on X, which said that people travelling from Delhi to Noida must use Delhi Metro, as the barricades are put near border areas. See FULL TRAVEL ADVISORY
Feb 26, 2024 13:15 IST

Farmers Protest LIVE: Heavy Traffic At Chilla Border, Barricades Put Up

Traffic is likely to be affected at the Delhi-Noida border on Monday in view of a proposed tractor march of farmers to the national capital, officials said. Farmers have planned a protest march on tractors via the Yamuna Expressway, Luharli toll plaza and Mahamaya flyover on Monday. The Delhi Police has intensified checking at the border by putting up barricades. There was heavy traffic at the Chilla border from Delhi towards Noida due to the checking.
Feb 26, 2024 12:21 IST

Farmers Protest LIVE: No Message From Government Received, Says Farmer Leader

“We (farmers) have not received a message (from the government) yet. The path to having a dialogue is always open. We are protesting here to have a conversation. So, whenever there will be one, we will attend the meeting,” said a farmer leader during a press conference at the Shambhu border.
Feb 26, 2024 11:46 IST

Farmers Protest LIVE: Singhu Border Flyover Update

Meanwhile, amid the ongoing farmers' protest, work to open the road below the Singhu Border flyover, which was sealed in the wake of farmers' 'Delhi Chalo' protest, has begun, according to a Delhi Police source. The source mentioned that the lanes on the road below the flyover are being opened one by one. The Singhu border, the gateway to Haryana and Punjab, was closed on February 13 due to the farmers' 'Delhi Chalo' March. (ANI)
Feb 26, 2024 11:08 IST

Farmers Protest LIVE: Rakesh Tikait Says 'We Have Formed 6-Member Committee'

Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait said, "We had gone to Chandigarh for a meeting of Sanyukt Morcha. We have formed a 6-member committee. It has been formed to hold dialogues with all the farmer organisations that are separate from Sanyukt Morcha...If any organisation wants to join the Sanyukt Morcha, it can have a dialogue with the committee..."
Feb 26, 2024 10:54 IST

Farmers Protest LIVE: Tractor Chain To Be Carried Out, Says Rakesh Tikait

Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait said, "A program to take out a 'Tractor chain' has been decided. Tractors will be parked on the highway that leads to Delhi, especially the divider highway...It was decided to register a different kind of protest so that the government would listen to us and not forget the farmers..."
Feb 26, 2024 10:28 IST

Farmers Protest LIVE: Security Tightened At Shambhu Border

Security tightened at the Shambhu border. The farmers’ ‘Delhi Chalo’ march is currently on hold till February 29. Farmer leaders are expected to carry out a tractor march today.
Feb 26, 2024 10:07 IST

Farmers Protest LIVE: Traffic Advisory In Noida For Tractor March

The farmers' organisations have charted the tractor march route to include the Yamuna Expressway, Luharli Toll Plaza, and Mahamaya Flyover. In light of the expected traffic disturbances, the Noida Police has outlined specific measures in their traffic advisory. Check advisory here.
Feb 26, 2024 10:06 IST

Farmers Protest LIVE: Delhi Police Asks Security Personnel To Stay Alert

The Delhi Police has directed the security personnel deployed at the city's Tikri, Singhu and Ghazipur border points to stay alert. They also conducted mock drills.Delhi Police officials said the security personnel deployed at the three borders were asked to stay on alert and to keep strict vigil.
Feb 26, 2024 10:05 IST

Farmers Protest LIVE: Barriers Removed At Tikri, Singhu Border

The Delhi police have cleared a pathway for commuters at the Singhu and Tikri borders by removing certain barriers. A senior police officer stated, "We are opening up a section of the barrier from Point A to Point B to facilitate commuter movement. Police and paramilitary forces will maintain strict vigilance 24/7, and force deployment will remain in place. However, vehicle movement will not be permitted at this time." This action follows the decision by protesting farmers to temporarily suspend their 'Dilli Chalo' march until February 29.
Feb 26, 2024 10:04 IST

Farmers Protest LIVE: Rahul Gandhi Assures Farmers On MSP law

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday assured the farmers that if the Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA) bloc comes into power at the Centre after the Lok Sabha elections this year, then it won't take "more than a minute" to implement legislation on the Minimum Support Price (MSP). Addressing the public, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said," Farmers in the country want legal MSP. Modi government says that it is not ready to give them legal MSP. Whenever the government of the INDIA bloc, Congress comes at the Centre we will give them (farmers) the legal MSP. We won't take more than a minute to implement it."
Feb 26, 2024 10:00 IST

Farmers Protest LIVE: Tractor March To Take Place Today

The BKU has planned to conduct a tractor march along the Yamuna Expressway, extending from Mehndipur in Rabupura to Falaida. The farmers' bodies plan to take out the tractor march through the Yamuna Expressway, Luharli Toll Plaza, and Mahamaya Flyover.
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