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Farmers union blames 'antisocial elements' for violence

Farmers union blames 'antisocial elements' for violence

New Delhi: Farmers' union body the Samyukta Kisan Morcha on Tuesday disassociated itself from those who indulged in violence during the tractor parade, and  alleged some "antisocial elements" infiltrated their otherwise peaceful movement.The union also condemned and regretted the "undesirable" ...

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Farmers union blames 'antisocial elements' for violence

Farmers union blames 'antisocial elements' for violence

New Delhi: Farmers' union body the Samyukta Kisan Morcha on Tuesday disassociated itself from those who indulged in violence during the tractor parade, and  alleged some "antisocial elements" infiltrated their otherwise peaceful movement.The union also condemned and regretted the "undesirable" ...

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Farmers' protest: Amit Shah holds meet to discuss security

Farmers' protest: Amit Shah holds meet to discuss security

New Delhi: Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla on Tuesday briefed Home Minister Amit Shah about the situation in Delhi where the farmers' tractor rally against the agri laws turned violent, officials said.The meeting came after a large number of farmers with their tractors broke police barricades and e...

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Groups of farmers start moving back, but still in Delhi

Groups of farmers start moving back, but still in Delhi

New Delhi: Some groups of farmers started going back to their respective sit-in sites on Tuesday evening after hours of chaos during their tractor parade against the farm laws, but thousands of other protesters were still in several areas, including ITO, Nangloi and Mukarba Chowk, of the national ca...

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1 dead as farmers' R-Day tractor parade turns violent

1 dead as farmers' R-Day tractor parade turns violent

New Delhi: Wielding sticks and clubs and holding the tricolour and union flags, tens of thousands of farmers atop tractors broke barriers, clashed with police and entered the city from various points to lay siege to the Red Fort and climb the flagpole on Republic Day on Tuesday.While farmer leaders,...

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Clashes between farmers and cops; protestors enter Red Fort

Clashes between farmers and cops; protestors enter Red Fort

New Delhi: Protesting farmers clashed with police at several places in the national capital and entered the iconic Red Fort and ITO in the heart of national capital, with hundreds of them deviating from pre-decided routes, prompting security personnel to resort to lathicharge and tear gas.Chaotic sc...

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Don't take law in your hands: Cops to farmers

Don't take law in your hands: Cops to farmers

New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Tuesday appealed to the protesting farmers to not take law in their hands and maintain peace as clashes between the force and protesting farmers broke out at a number of places in the national capital.The police also asked the farmers to head back to their pre-decided ...

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Groups of farmers enter Delhi breaking police barricade

Groups of farmers enter Delhi breaking police barricade

New Delhi: Groups of protesting farmers camping at Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur border points of the national capital broke police barricades on Tuesday morning to force their way into the city, much ahead of the time they were granted permission by Delhi Police for their tractor parade.Tractors beari...

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Shinzo Abe, SP Balasubramaniam among Padma Vibhushan awardees

Shinzo Abe, SP Balasubramaniam among Padma Vibhushan awardees

New Delhi: Former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe and late singer S P Balasubramaniam have been honoured with India's second-highest civilian award Padma Vibhushan this year, while former chief ministers Tarun Gogoi and Keshubhai Patel and former union minister Ram Vilas Paswan have been awarded ...

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President's address on the eve of 72nd Republic Day

President's address on the eve of 72nd Republic Day

Here's the full text of President Ram Nath Kovind's address to the nation on the eve of 72nd Republic Day.Dear Fellow Citizens,Namaskar!Greetings to all of you on the eve of the 72nd Republic Day of the world’s largest and most vibrant democracy. In this land of ours, enriched by diversity, with man...

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