Bhavey Nagpal is a staff correspondent based at Karnal. He reports on crime, politics, health, railways, highways, and civic affairs for northern Haryana districts.
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Stating that the protesters have caused damage to government and private properties, the Ambala Police slapped the NSA on farmer leaders and started the process to seize their properties and bank accounts. A police spokesperson said the protesters have been pelting stones at the forces and trying to break barricades even since the agitation began on February 13
Haryana farmer leader Gurnam Singh Charuni said he has not received any invitation from the organisations to join the protests, but his union has organised three protests at their own level.
The union will block major roads in every district of Haryana for two hours from 12 pm to 2 pm to protest against the death of the young farmer
Charuni while addressing the media in Kurukshetra also remarked that it seems that Haryana was ignored in the presence of the majority of Punjab farm leaders
The ongoing agitation of farmers under the banner of the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) (non-political) has started gaining momentum in the state with khaps and farmer unions holding meetings to chalk out a strategy if the government does not agree to their demands.
In view of the ongoing farmers’ protest on Punjab borders, the Haryana government extended the ban on mobile internet and bulk SMS services in seven districts by two more days till Monday.
Haryana Police release video clips of farmers showing them pelting stones and purportedly attempting to provoke security personnel at Shambhu border
Updated on Feb 17, 2024 08:22 AM IST
ByBhavey Nagpal/ Karam Prakash, Karnal/patiala
He was in Karnal to support his union members who had opened Bastara toll plaza on NH-44 for toll-free movement of vehicles for three hours – 12 to 3 pm as per the state-wide call
At the Shambhu border, elderly farmers were seen forming a human chain to prevent youngsters from marching ahead. Besides this, volunteers were deployed, and time-to-time announcements were being made, to stop the youngsters from breaching the human chain.
The intensity of the clashes was severe on Wednesday too with Haryana police repairing and re-erecting several jersey barriers that were removed by the protestors on Tuesday
The Punjab-Haryana border remained a battleground on Wednesday as a fresh standoff began between farmers and Haryana Police.
Union ministers Piyush Goyal, Nityanand Rai, and Munda to lead talks Thursday with farm leaders Jagjit Singh Dallewal and Sarwan Singh Pandher.
Cops lob tear gas shells, fire rubber bullets, use batons, water cannons as farmers try to break barricades
Farmers' Protest: At least 110 farmers from Punjab were injured in a face-off with Haryana police stationed at Shambhu border and Khanauri border.
Union agriculture minister Arjun Munda said the Centre would not rush to frame a law on minimum support prices (MSP), one of the farmers’ key demands
The latest tech, used twice by the authorities during mock drills in the past few days, shocked many on-and-off the ground, when these were used to disperse groups of stone-pelting protesters during the face-off.
Leaders of Haryana BKU (Shaheed Bhagat Singh) and Bharatiya Kisan Naujawan Union have been camping in Punjab to evade arrests, and their followers are in hiding. Their strategy, it seems, is to steer Haryana farmers after they are able to breach the inter-state barriers and force an entry into Haryana accompanied by Punjab farmers.
Thousands of paramilitary and police personnel in riot gear behind multiple layers of metal barriers guarded the state borders to halt the ‘Dilli Chalo’ march.
Updated on Feb 13, 2024 05:57 AM IST
ByBhavey Nagpal/Sunil Rahar/Shruti Tomar, Chandigarh/karnal/bhopal
Discussions between a central panel of Union ministers Piyush Goyal and Arjun Munda and protesting farmers ended in a deadlock late on Monday night
Security forces have fortified the borders of Delhi with metal barricades, shipping containers, and more as farmers plan to march into the city.
Top officials posted at the chief minister’s office (CMO), police, and home department held back-to-back meetings in Chandigarh on Monday to fine tune the police response while handling any untoward situation.
Delhi Police chief Sanjay Arora’s order imposing Section 144 of CrPC in the city said that it shall remain in force for 30 days unless withdrawn earlier
Haryana Police have diverted traffic at Karnal and Kurukshetra, but due to movement of commercial vehicles and buses, alternative routes are choked, too
Large containers, cemented and iron barricades and water cannons were placed by Delhi Police at Singhu border
Ambala deputy commissioner Shaleen said Ambala-Chandigarh NH-152, Ambala-Hisar NH-65, Ambala-Kala Amb NH-344 and other link roads with Patiala are being closed.
Ambala administration in coordination with the NHAI and PWD (B&R) put in place jersey barriers near the Ghaggar flyover on NH-44 (Panipat-Jalandhar) to thwart attempts by farmers to enter Delhi
Abhimanyu Kohar is holding meetings in central and Bagri belts of Haryana while Amarjeet Singh Mohri is mobilising people in Ambala, Yamunanangar and Kurukshetra district
Updated on Feb 10, 2024 09:20 AM IST
BySunil Rahar/Bhavey Nagpal, Rohtak/karnal
The DC added that the traffic movement on Ghaggar flyover at Shambhu border (Ambala-Patiala) at NH-44 (Delhi-Amritsar) will be closed on Saturday in phases to gradually shift the traffic on Ambala-Chandigarh expressway
According to the institute, India has 6.73 mha salt-affected areas. Of this, 2.95 mha is saline distributed over 16 states
Ahead of farmers’ ‘Delhi Chalo’ agitation on February 13, the Union home ministry has deployed at least 50 companies of central paramilitary forces in Haryana to deal with any law and order situation.