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Police use water cannon as farmers break through barricades at Chandigarh-Mohali border

Officials said police were deployed following a call by farmers to march towards Punjab governor's house and submit a memorandum regarding their seven-month-long agitation.
Farmers protesting at farm laws at Tikri Border in New Delhi on 28 November | ANI File Photo

‘They wanted a martyr’: Family of Haryana man accuses Tikri protesters of setting him on fire

Mukesh Lal died of burn injuries late Wednesday. Police says it has his dying declaration accusing 4 of setting him on fire. Protesting farmers say Lal died by suicide.

‘Situation not far from emergency’ — farmers to gherao all Raj Bhavans on 26 June

On the completion of seven months of agitation against Centre's three farm laws, the farmers will observe 26 June as 'Kheti Bachao, Loktantra Bachao Diwas'
Villagers in Masol, in Punjab's Mohali district, where everyone above 45 have received the first vaccine dose | Reeti Agarwal | ThePrint

This Mohali village has no mobile or internet signal, but knows a Covid vaccine can save lives

The Mohali administration has put up all 341 villages in the district for adoption to seek sponsorship for vaccination doses. Thirteen villages have already been adopted.
Representative Image | Chautala village in Haryana | Reeti Agarwal | ThePrint

Haryana’s Chautala village sent hundreds to farm protests. Then Covid cases, deaths piled up

Former Haryana chief minister O.P. Chautala's ancestral village had been sending four-five people from every family to the farmers agitation, said villagers. Till Covid deaths started mounting.
Farmers of the Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) ahead of the violence clash with police in Hisar, Haryana on 16 May 2021 | Twitter/@BKU_Charhuni

Farmers protest against Haryana CM in Hisar, police use tear gas to disperse protesters

Earlier, CM Khattar had urged farmers to suspend their protest against farm laws, claiming that their movements to and from dharna sites were spreading Covid infection in villages.
Farmers protesting at Singhu border | Photo: Manisha Mondal ThePrint

SKM to probe allegation that leaders were aware of sexual assault of woman at Tikri border

Samyukta Kisan Morcha, on Sunday, had said that it had zero tolerance towards violence against women amid reports that an activist from Bengal was sexually assaulted at Tikri border.
File photo of farmer leader Dr Darshan Pal (centre) | ANI

Farmers at Delhi-Haryana border won’t get Covid tested, say vaccine shouldn’t be a compulsion

Agitating farmer union leaders say those at the protest site are free to decide if they want to be tested for Covid or receive the vaccine, agree to 'passively' support govt efforts.
Women from Punjab and Haryana participate in farmers' protest on International Women's Day, at Tikri Border in Delhi, on 8 March 2021 | PTI Photo

No title, no money — Women grow 80% of India’s food, but new farm laws unlikely to help them

In a given crop season, women farmers in India work about 3,300 hours, double the 1,860 hours their male counterparts put into farming.

Farmer unions call for Bharat bandh on 26 March

The day will mark four months of the farmers’ protest at Delhi borders. A farmer leader said they will also protest fuel price hike & railway privatisation on 15 March.
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