Bharat Bandh Successful, Want Ramlila Maidan to Protest: Farmers
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FIR Lodged Against Akhilesh Yadav, 28 Others
The Lucknow police lodged an FIR against former Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav and 28 other leaders under the Epidemic Act.
Yadav had led a demonstration in Lucknow on Monday after the police stopped him from proceeding towards Kannauj, where he was scheduled to lead a Kisan Yatra.
Give Us Ramlila Maidan to Protest: Farmers Ask Govt
Punjab Kisan Union’s RS Mansa sought permission for the protesting farmers to use the Ramlila Ground in Delhi, as they did not want to cause inconvenience to “anyone in Delhi or Haryana.”
“We don't want to go to Burari, give us Ramlila Ground as we don't want to trouble people of Delhi and Haryana,” he told media at Singhu (Haryana-Delhi border).
Rahul, Pawar Among Opposition Leaders to Meet Prez Kovind
A joint delegation of Opposition parties will meet President Ram Nath Kovind at 5 pm, on Wednesday, 9 December.
“The delegation will include Rahul Gandhi, Sharad Pawar and three others. Due to COVID-19 protocols, only 5 people have been allowed to meet him,” said CPI (Marxist) leader Sitaram Yechury.
Farmers Today Are Better Informed: Cong's Kamal Nath
“Are the farmers stupid that they've gathered here in such numbers? There's a huge difference in the farmers from 30 years ago and now. The farmers of today are much, much better informed,” said Congress leader and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, expressing solidarity with protesting farmers.
Home Minister to Meet Farmer Union Representatives at 7 pm Today
Union Home Minister Amit Shah will meet representatives from protesting farmer unions at 7 pm on Tuesday, 8 November, said Bharatiya Kisan Union Spokesperson Rakesh Tikait.“We are going to Singhu Border now and from there we will go to the Home Minister,” he added.
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07:19 AM, 08 DecFIR Lodged Against Akhilesh Yadav, 28 Others
08:19 AM, 08 DecBharat Bandh: Osmania Uni Exams Scheduled for 8 Dec Postponed
08:25 AM, 08 DecSwabhimani Shetkari Saghtana Stage Bharat Bandh Rail Roko Protest
08:27 AM, 08 DecBharat Bandh: Maharashtra State Road Corporation Buses to Run as Scheduled
08:28 AM, 08 DecBharat Bandh: BMTC Buses Ply in Bangalore
08:41 AM, 08 DecProtest Will be Completely Peaceful: Bharatiya Kisan Union Spokesperson
08:42 AM, 08 DecUP Put on High Alert for 'Bharat Bandh'
08:46 AM, 08 DecBharat Bandh: Vehicular Movement Affected in Odisha
08:48 AM, 08 DecBharat Bandh: Farmers Continue to Block NH-24
08:49 AM, 08 DecBus Movement Hit by Bharat Bandh in Telangana
08:58 AM, 08 DecBharat Bandh: Pune APMC Market Remains Open
09:10 AM, 08 DecHeavy Deployment of Security at Singhu Border
09:19 AM, 08 DecBharat Bandh: IYC to Hold Protest at ITO Delhi
09:31 AM, 08 DecBharat Bandh: Few Vehicles on Patna Roads as Mahagathbandhan Extends Support
09:47 AM, 08 DecBKU to Hold Protests at 65 Points in Lucknow
10:04 AM, 08 DecBharat Bandh: Left Political Parties Hold Rail Roko Agitation in Kolkata
10:25 AM, 08 DecThousands of Karnakata Farmers to Join Bharat Bandh
10:31 AM, 08 DecCongress Leaders Protest in Bengaluru in Support of Bharat Bandh
10:59 AM, 08 DecKejriwal Under House Arrest by Delhi Police Post Singhu Visit: AAP
11:10 AM, 08 DecPolice Detain People Protesting in Guwahati
11:18 AM, 08 DecHeavy Security Deployment at Tikri Border as Bharat Bandh Begins
11:28 AM, 08 DecCongress Supporters Burn Tyres in Support of Bharat Bandh
11:51 AM, 08 DecNo Support For Bharat Bandh In Karnataka: CM Yediyurappa
12:18 PM, 08 DecDelhi Police Use Drone Surveillance Camera at Protest Site
01:41 PM, 08 DecTN Farmers Protest in Coimbatore
01:59 PM, 08 DecHaryana CM Meets Agriculture Minister Tomar
02:06 PM, 08 DecTRS, Left Parties Join Bharat Bandh in Telangana
02:20 PM, 08 DecStop Stealing From Farmers: Rahul Gandhi Hits Out at PM Modi
03:12 PM, 08 DecFarmers Today Are Better Informed: Cong's Kamal Nath
03:49 PM, 08 DecRahul, Pawar Among Opposition Leaders to Meet Prez Kovind