Violent Protests Against Indian PM's Visit Mar Bangladeshi Jubilee

Violent Protests Against Indian PM's Visit Mar Bangladeshi Jubilee

Violence marred the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh’s declaration of independence Friday with at least five people killed and dozens injured in clashes between police, pro-government activists and people protesting the visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The anti-Modi protesters in Dhaka, Chittagong and other places included supporters of Islamic groups and leftist organizations, both […]

Thousands of women join Indian farmers’ protests against new laws

Thousands of women join Indian farmers' protests against new laws

Thousands of women joined protests by farmers on the outskirts of Delhi on Monday to mark International Women’s Day, demanding the scrapping of new laws that open up agriculture produce markets to private buyers. Since December, many farmers accompanied by their families have camped at three sites on the outskirts of the Indian capital to […]

While Centre-Farmer Talks Stall, UK Parliament to Hold Debate on Laws and Protests

While Centre-Farmer Talks Stall, UK Parliament to Hold Debate on Laws and Protests

Jalandhar: Even as the protest against the three contentious agriculture laws continues at Delhi’s borders, the British parliament is all set to hold a debate on the farmers’ protest on March 8. The UK parliament’s debate on the ongoing protest has come at a time when the Modi government has been casting aspersions on any […]

Tractors, trucks block India’s roads as farm protests widen

Tractors, trucks block India's roads as farm protests widen

People attend a Maha Panchayat or grand village council meeting as part of a farmers’ protest against farm laws at Bhainswal in Shamli district in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, February 5, 2021 Reuters Saturday’s three-hour road blockade started around noon across the country, except in New Delhi and a couple of neighbouring […]

Trucks, tractors obstruct India’s roads as farm protests spread

Viral inequality and the farmers' struggle in India

Reuters | Published: February 06, 2021 17:47:55 Thousands of farmers across India blocked roads on Saturday with makeshift tents, tractors, trucks and boulders to pressure the government to roll back agricultural reforms that have triggered months-long protests. While the initial protests were started by rice and wheat growers from northern Indian who camped out on […]

Why India’s farmer protests are resonating in the US

Why India’s farmer protests are resonating in the US

Images of thousands of farmers streaming into India’s capital on tractors and carrying banners to decry potentially devastating changes in agricultural policy can seem a world away, but the protests in New Delhi raise issues that resonate in the United States and have led to dramatic change in rural America. Indian farmers have left their […]

Violent farmer protests overshadow India’s Republic Day celebrations

Violent farmer protests overshadow India’s Republic Day celebrations

Issued on: 26/01/2021 – 15:39 Protesting farmers stormed the Indian capital with violence breaking out across different places as the country observed muted Republic Day celebrations. With a truncated celebration commemorating India’s Republic Day on Tuesday, thousands of farmers who have been camping on the outskirts for over two months stormed into the capital, fighting […]