Farmers Protest LIVE Updates: No Breakthrough In Talks Between Centre, Farmers; Next Meeting Tomorrow

Farmers Protest LIVE Updates: No Breakthrough In Talks Between Centre, Farmers; Next Meeting Tomorrow

Farmers Protest in Delhi Today LIVE Updates: Narendra Singh Tomar told reporters that the next meeting will take place on Saturday at 2 pm.

Farmers Protest: Farmers Plan Next Steps Amid Deadlock, Round 3 Talks With Centre Tomorrow

40 farmer leaders are holding a meeting at one of the Delhi-Haryana borders to discuss follow-up actions after Thursday's meeting with the government failed to end the deadlock over the contentious new farm laws. The farmer representatives stuck to their demand for the repeal of the laws and even refused lunch, tea and water offered to them during almost seven-hour-long meeting in central Delhi. Read Here
Dec 04, 2020 15:15 (IST)
Farmers Protest LIVE: Mamata Banerjee Expresses Solidarity With Farmers

Recalling her 26-day long hunger strike against the forceful acquisition of agricultural land in 2006, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday expressed her solidarity with the protesting farmers against the three farm laws passed by the Centre. "14 years ago on 4 Dec 2006, I began my 26-day hunger strike in Kolkata demanding that agricultural land cannot be forcefully acquired. I express my solidarity with all farmers who are protesting against draconian farm bills (now laws) passed without consultation by Centre #StandWithFarmers," the West Bengal Chief Minister tweeted.
Dec 04, 2020 14:59 (IST)
Farmers Protest Updates: India Protests Trudeau's Remarks On Farmers' Agitation

India, on Friday, summoned the Canadian High Commissioner and informed that comments by the country's parliamentarians, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, on ongoing farmers' protest in Delhi could have "seriously damaging impact" on bilateral ties. Speaking at an event to mark the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak on Monday, Mr Trudeau had weighed in on the matter.
Dec 04, 2020 14:32 (IST)
Farmers Protest Updates: Punjab Farmers Have Brought Modi Government To Its Knees, Says Shiv Sena

The Shiv Sena on Friday said that the farmers from Punjab have brought the Modi government to its knees through their protest against the new farm laws and the world has taken note of the unity shown by them. The party also urged the Centre to hear out the demands of the protesting farmers.
Dec 04, 2020 14:22 (IST)
Farmers Protest in Delhi Today: Sukhdev Dhindsa Returns Padma Bhushan Award

Shiromani Akali Dal (Democratic) Chief and rebel Rajya Sabha member Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa on Friday returned the Padma Bhushan award to "express solidarity" and "protest against the treatment" meted out to farmers protesting at the borders of Delhi against the recent farm laws. Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa, in a letter to President Ram Nath Kovind, said the people of his state and community are facing a vilification campaign and hostile attitude, which he said can further lead to the unleashing of a hate campaign against them with dangerous consequences.
Dec 04, 2020 13:46 (IST)
BJP Selling Farmers' Rights To Corporate Houses Through Farm Laws: Trinamool Congress

The Trinamool Congress on Friday expressed its ire against the "draconian" farm bills, which it alleged were passed without consultation with stakeholders and accused the BJP of selling farmers' rights to corporate houses. A TMC delegation will soon meet the agitating farmers
in Haryana, party sources said.
Dec 04, 2020 13:16 (IST)
Farmers not being allowed to put their flags on the Delhi-Meerut expressway.

Dec 04, 2020 13:13 (IST)
Farmers Protest Updates: Entry To Delhi From Delhi-Meerut Expressway Has Been Blocked

The entry to Delhi from the Delhi-Meerut Expressway has been blocked as farmers from different parts of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand continue their sit-in. Another key route in east Delhi, connecting the capital to Noida, too has been partially closed for the fourth  straight day to the protests. The DND flyway and the Sarita Vihar road are the alternate routes to Noida that are open.

Dec 04, 2020 12:17 (IST)
At Thursday's meeting, the farmers' representatives made a 39-point presentation on the inadequacies of the contentious new farm laws, after which the government gave its views.  At the lunch break during the meeting, farmers refused to have the food offered by the government. "They offered us food, we denied and are sticking to our langar which we have brought with us," a farmer leader said.

Dec 04, 2020 11:21 (IST)
Farmers Protest LIVE: Food Being Prepared At Singhu Border
Dec 04, 2020 11:03 (IST)
Farmers Protest Updates: 40 Farmer Leaders Are Holding A Meeting At Singhu Border

40 farmer leaders are holding a meeting at one of the Delhi-Haryana borders to discuss follow-up actions after Thursday's meeting with the government failed to end the deadlock over the contentious new farm laws. The seven-hour meeting between the Centre and farmers on Thursday failed to end the deadlock, with farmers' representatives saying nothing less than scrapping of the contentious laws will satisfy them. 

Dec 04, 2020 10:52 (IST)
Gazipur border on NH-24 is closed for traffic from Gaziabad to Delhi due to farmers protests.
Dec 04, 2020 10:08 (IST)
Farmers Protest LIVE: Nashik Farmers' Organisations Protest Against New Farm Laws

Several farmers' organisations on Thursday held a protest in Nashik city of Maharashtra against the new farm laws brought by the Centre. The organisations, including Shetkari Samanvay Samiti, Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana, Prahar, Janshakti, Chhava and Krantiveer, held demonstrations at the district collectorate in Nashik to express their solidarity with the farmers agitating in New Delhi.
Dec 04, 2020 09:13 (IST)
Farmers Protest Latest News: Ghazipur Border Closed for Traffic
Dec 04, 2020 08:51 (IST)
Farmers Protest Updates: Tikri, Jharoda Borders Closed For Any Traffic Movement
Dec 04, 2020 08:36 (IST)
Farmers Protest: Farmers Refuse Lunch At Meet With Government

Representatives of the farmers' organisations which are having a crucial meeting with the government, refused to break bread with the three participating Union ministers on Thursday. At the lunch break, farmers said "no" to the food offered by the government and stuck to the langar, which was brought in by a waiting van. Visuals from inside Vigyan Bhawan, where the meeting is being held, showed the farmers' representatives assembled at a long table for a hurried lunch. Some sat on the ground in a quiet corner.
Dec 04, 2020 08:20 (IST)
Farmers Protest Updates: Speculations About Closure Of Mandis, Support Price System Misleading, Says Shivraj Singh

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that the speculations about the closure of mandis and support price system are misleading and untrue and farmers should not pay attention to such speculations. Families occupying one-two acres of agricultural land in the state for 50 years will be given pattas. Online arrangements will be made soon for all land-related records, the Chief Minister stated.
Dec 04, 2020 07:55 (IST)
"Back Off From Rigid Stand, Listen To Farmers": Harsimrat Kaur To Centre

Half the protest of farmers will be over if the minimum price guaranteed by the government (MSP) is made a right by law, Akali Dal's Harsimrat Kaul Badal said on Thursday, questioning, "What's wrong in giving the people what they are asking for". The government, she said, had missed the bus for resolving the issue before it blew up and now, instead of "standing on its ego", it should "listen to the farmers and bring in a bill which would be welcomed by all". Read Here
Dec 04, 2020 07:51 (IST)
Members of Civilian Welfare Charitable Trust distributed medicines to protesting farmers stationed at Singhu border (Delhi-Haryana border), earlier today.

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