BBC faces outrage as live caller abuses PM Narendra Modi and mother

BBC faced immense criticism in India on Wednesday after a caller abused Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his mother on a live call on a radio podcast. The hashtags #BanBBC and #boycottBBC trended on Indian Twitter throughout the day under which the disgruntled Indian citizens asked Britain-based media, BBC to apologize. The incident happened… Continue reading BBC faces outrage as live caller abuses PM Narendra Modi and mother

Farmers protest in India featured during Super Bowl broadcast in USA

The advertisement featuring the farmers protest in India was broadcasted during the telecast of Super Bowl 2021 in California. The broadcast of the farmer’s protest during the gaming event brought international attention to the ongoing sit-in in New Delhi. Super Bowl is America’s National Football League and 100 million viewers are expected to tune in… Continue reading Farmers protest in India featured during Super Bowl broadcast in USA

Indian celebrities slam superstar Rihanna for farmers’ protest tweet

Indian celebrities on Wednesday hit back at pop superstar Rihanna and climate activist Greta Thunberg for making social media comments about mass farmers’ protests. As the government and farmers set out ever tougher positions in their two month-old battle over new agriculture laws, sporting legend Sachin Tendulkar and a host of Bollywood stars hit out… Continue reading Indian celebrities slam superstar Rihanna for farmers’ protest tweet

How did the farmers’ protests turn into an oppressed peoples’ Movement in India

Police baton charge and water torrents on elderly farmers, besides inclement weather, sometimes become freezing. Farmers’ local and diaspora sympathizers flooded them with food, fruit, and even 30 quintals of American almonds (from US-based toot brethren). The government is trying tooth and nail to sow seeds of discord among the kissan unions. Formidable Jat kissan… Continue reading How did the farmers’ protests turn into an oppressed peoples’ Movement in India

Farmers’ protest is defined not by waywardness of the few, but by spirit and resilience of the many

Delhi has never understood Punjab and does not do so even now. The Punjab I allude to is the territory that till 1966 extended from the borders of Delhi all the way to Amritsar, encompassing large parts of current Himachal Pradesh. Two decades before that, it extended from Delhi to Peshawar and even beyond to… Continue reading Farmers’ protest is defined not by waywardness of the few, but by spirit and resilience of the many

Day after R-day violence, two unions half methods from farmers’ protest

A day after violence hit the nationwide capital throughout farmers’ tractor rally, two farm unions–the Rashtriya Kisan Mazdoor Sangathan and Bharatiya Kisan Union (Bhanu)– on Wednesday introduced their withdrawal from the farmers’ protest. “We have not come here for people to be martyred or to get them beaten up. We can’t support taking forward the… Continue reading Day after R-day violence, two unions half methods from farmers’ protest

Plea filed in SC looking for judicial inquiry into Republic Day violence

A petition has been filed within the Supreme Court looking for a judicial inquiry into the unprecedented violence in Delhi after the farmers’ Republic Day tractor parade spiraled into chaos on Tuesday. The plea additionally demanded registration of a case for “causing dishonour of national flag” at Red Fort. Breaking away from the designated route… Continue reading Plea filed in SC looking for judicial inquiry into Republic Day violence

Incident at Red Fort unlucky: RSS

The RSS on Tuesday condemned the violence throughout the farmers’ tractor parade in Delhi and mentioned the ‘unfortunate act’ on the Red Fort was an insult to those that sacrificed their lives for India’s freedom. Deviating from the designated route for the proposed tractor parade, a piece of protesting farmers entered the Red Fort and… Continue reading Incident at Red Fort unlucky: RSS

Farmers’ Protest Live Updates: Farmers to fulfill Delhi Police shortly to determine tractor rally route

Farmers on the Eastern Peripheral Expressway near Singhu border on Sunday. (Express Photo by Gajendra Yadav)Farmers’ Protest Live Updates: The Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee Monday mentioned they may meet the Delhi Police at 10 am to determine a time and route for his or her tractor rally as they we weren’t happy with the type… Continue reading Farmers’ Protest Live Updates: Farmers to fulfill Delhi Police shortly to determine tractor rally route

Farmers’ daughters drive tractors on Ludhiana roads, garner help

Lovely Boparai, 62, was the primary attraction within the tractor parade organised by residents of Ludhiana from South City to Ladhowal toll plaza, about 14 km, on Sunday. Wearing a black and white jacket, she was sitting behind the steering of the tractor whereas 4 youngsters sporting inexperienced turbans had been sitting on her sides,… Continue reading Farmers’ daughters drive tractors on Ludhiana roads, garner help