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Poetries On Dissent: Protests Through Poets' Eyes

Dec 05, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

To commemorate the protests and that were a huge part of our lives in 2021, here we have four poetries from 'Witness - The Red River Book of Poetry of Dissent (2021)'

The Story Of India's Farm Crisis And The Plight Of Farmers In Vidarbha

Dec 04, 2021 Ashutosh Kumar Thakur

In his new book 'Ramrao: The Story of India's Farm Crisis', journalist Jaideep Hardikar has penned the painful story of Ramrao Panchleniwar, a farmer from Vidarbha, who attempted suicide back in 2014.


Farm Laws Repeal: Parliament Winter Session Likely To Begin On Stormy Note

The ruling BJP and main opposition party Congress have issued whips to their MPs to be present on the day, while the later has also demanded a resolution for the farmers who died during the protests against the three laws.

Farm Laws Repeal: Govt To Introduce Bill On First Day Of Parliament Winter Session

Nov 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The winter session of Parliament will start from Monday, and on the first day of it, new bill to repeal contentious three farm laws will be introduced.


‘Clock Can Be Reversed In J&K After Farm Laws Repeal’

Former Chief Minister and Member Parliament Dr Farooq Abdullah:'The restoration of early statehood and Article 370 is the only way forward. Otherwise, Kashmiris will continue to bleed and there will be hardly any progress in this part of the world'.

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26 November, 2021

Punjab CM Hails Farmers For Non-Violent Struggle As Protest Completes A Year

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The movement against three new farm laws of the Centre began with a "Dilli Chalo" programme on November 26-27 last year. Since then, the farmers have been camping at three border points of Delhi-Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur.


26 November, 2021

One Year Of Farmers' Protest: Delhi Police Issues Traffic Advisory

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Commuters travelling from Ghaziabad to Delhi are advised to take alternative Vikash Marg/GT Road to Delhi, said the Delhi Traffic Police on Friday owing to the completion of one year of farmers' protest.


25 November, 2021

Farmers In Punjab & Haryana All Set To Mark First Anniversary Of Anti-Farm Laws Protest

Harish Manav

SKM leader,BKU (Rajewal) President Balbir Singh Rajewal told, 'thousands of farmers from Punjab,Haryana, UP and Uttrakhand are arriving at the morcha sites around Delhi with tractors and ration and other supplies.'


24 November, 2021

Farmers Yet To End Protest, Next Decision On Nov 27: BKU Leader Rakesh Tikait

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According to the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) national spokesperson, the protestors would also question the Centre on its claims of doubling farmers' income.


22 November, 2021

Farm Law Repeal: Civil Society Must Take Lessons From Farmers To Reclaim Their Rights

Amandeep Sandhu

The announcement by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take back the farm laws is unprecedented. It can have far-reaching consequences provided civil society seizes the opportunity.


22 November, 2021

Protesting Farmers' Open Letter To PM Modi: Mandate MSP, Arrest Union MoS Ajay Mishra Among Six Demands

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Repeal of New Farm Laws: The Samyukt Kisan Morcha has sought immediate resumption of talks with the government, withdrawal of cases against farmers and a memorial for those who lost their lives during the agitation.


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21 November, 2021

Kanwar Grewal: The Valorous Voice Of Farmers Protest

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On November 7, the musician released his new song 'Sek,' an emotional musical on the plight of protesting farmers, the song focuses on the deaths of farmers during the protests and talks about the sorrow that their families have to face.


21 November, 2021

Farm Laws Repeal: Union Cabinet To Take Up Bills For Withdrawal Approval

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The Union cabinet will be take up the bills for approval of the withdrawal of three farm laws on Wednesday.


21 November, 2021

Samajwadi Party Fears Farm Laws Could Be Brought Again After 2022 States Assembly Polls

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The Samajwadi Party cited the recent statements of Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra and BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj in which they had stated that the farm laws could be brought back if needed.


20 November, 2021

Farmers’ Unions Meet Tomorrow; To Decide On Future Stir Course

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Samyukt Kisan Morcha(SKM’s) core member said: ‘Our call of tractor march to Parliament still stands. A final decision on the future course of the agitation and MSP issue will be taken in a meeting of the SKM at Singhu Border on Sunday’.


20 November, 2021

Priyanka Gandhi Urges PM Not To Share Stage With Union Minister Ajay Mishra On DGPs' Conference

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Priyanka Gandhi also sought removal of Mishra from his post over the Lakhimpur Kheri violence in which his son is an accused.


20 November, 2021

Varun Gandhi Urges PM Modi To Mandate MSP, Take Action Against Ajay Mishra

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Varun Gandhi thanked Modi for announcing the decision to repeal the three farm laws. Also said many innocent lives could be saved if this decision was taken earlier.


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20 November, 2021

How Punjabi Singers Contributed To The Farmers Protest By Their Words And Melody

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Many celebrities come in support of the protest but the Punjabi music industry took their support to next level. From participating as volunteers at the protest sites to releasing songs for the protest. The songs played an important role in increasing the strength of the protests.


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Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) workers clear a water logged road after heavy rainfall due to Cyclone Jawad, in Kolkata.

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A health worker checks details for COVID-19 tests of the passengers arriving from Rishikesh at the Bikaner railway station.

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Shops at a Muslim-dominated area of Dalmandi remain closed on the anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition, in Varanasi.

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Resident doctors of Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital raise slogans during a protest in New Delhi.

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An elderly beneficiary reacts as she receives a Covid-19 vaccine dose amid fear of spreading of a new variant of the virus (Omicron), at a government hospital in Jalandhar.

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Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta