Youth Congress workers protested outside Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan's residence at Cliff House in Thiruvananthapuram and demanded CM's resignation over the involvement of ex-principal secretary M Sivasankar in Kerala gold smuggling case. However, police used water cannons to disperse the workers from the site.
Youth Congress workers dressed as Mahatma Gandhi on latter's 151st birth anniversary, and demonstrated at Jantar Mantar Road in the national capital to protest against the alleged gang-rape incident in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras. Multiple political parties including AAP, CPI(M) and other organisations are protesting at the Jantar Mantar for the Hathras victim who was allegedly gang-raped, and later succumbed to her injuries on September 29 at a Delhi hospital.
Security forces used tear gas to disperse the agitating farmers near Delhi-Bahadurgarh highway on November 27. Police used water cannon and tear gas shells to disperse the protesting farmers at Tikri Border. Farmers clashed with security forces, as they tried to head towards Delhi as part of their protest against Centre's farm laws.
Members of Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee in Amritsar all set for their tractor rally on November 27. They are heading towards Delhi by stocking up essentials in trolleys. Large scale protest was organised by the farmers against the new farm laws. Delhi Police seek permission from the Government to convert nine stadiums into temporary prisons, in view of protest.
Farmers from Punjab continued their march to Delhi as part of their 'Dilli Chalo' protest. They are protesting against the three contentious farm laws passed by Centre in September. Farmers have moved closer to Delhi, prompting police to scale up deployment of security. Police used tear gas, water cannons at Singhu Border to prevent farmers from entering city. Metro services from neighbouring cities to Delhi will remain suspended on Friday. Officials stated drones have been deployed to keep a tight vigil to maintain law and order. Authorities have imposed prohibitory orders under Section 144 in several parts of Haryana. On Thursday, agitating farmers were able to cross into Haryana despite clashes with police. The police's action sparked a war of words between the two states. With Haryana-Delhi border sealed, farmers faced resistance in their attempt to reach Delhi. Delhi Police had already turned down farmers' requests to protest in the city-state. Farmers from Punjab and Haryana have been staging protests against new farm laws. Several opposition parties have termed these contentious agricultural bills as anti-farmer.
Credit: HT Digital Content Duration: 02:46Published
Delhi's borders continie to remain under tight security in view of farmers' 'Delhi Chalo' protest march. Farmers from Punjab, Haryana have called for a two-day protest over Centre's new farm laws. Haryana Police deployed more than 1,500 security personnel at Faridabad-Delhi border. Police used water cannon and tear gas to disperse farmers at Shambhu border, near Ambala. Drone camera has also been deployed for security surveillance at Delhi-Faridabad border. Security was heightened on Thursday morning to stop protesting farmers from coming to Delhi. Earlier, Delhi Police rejected requests from farmers' unions to hold protest in the city. Farmers in Punjab have been staging protests against new farm laws passed in September. Several opposition parties have termed these contentious agricultural bills as anti-farmer.
Credit: HT Digital Content Duration: 02:07Published
Farmers protest was joined by several political leaders across India. Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh held a sit-in protest in Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar. Meanwhile, DMK President joined farmers..
Credit: HT Digital Content Duration: 03:35Published
BJP and Congress are involved in a heated war of words over the protests against the agriculture bills, which have now been signed into law by the President. Youth Congress workers set a tractor ablaze..
Credit: HT Digital Content Duration: 01:55Published