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What the FAQ: Who is Sir Chhotu Ram and why is he trending on social media?

Fondly called Deenbandhu, Sir Chhotu Ram was born in British-occupied Punjab on November 24, 1881 where he estblished himself as a politician who worked to support farmers

Published on 16th February 2021
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Indian High Commission in London writes open letter to UK MP Webbe regarding concerns on farmers' protest

The Farm Acts were duly discussed and debated in the Parliament of India and their benefits have started reaching more than 100 million small farmers instantly

Published on 16th February 2021
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Toolkit case: War of words between BJP and Opposition over 21-year-old climate activist's arrest 

The Delhi Police said non-bailable warrants have been issued against two people for allegedly sharing the "toolkit" related to farmers' protests on social media, two days after it arrested Ravi

Published on 15th February 2021
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Govt is focused on terrorising brave young people for speaking the truth: Activists, academics slam Disha Ravi's arrest

The 21-year-old climate activist was picked up by the Delhi Police on the afternoon of February 13 from Bengaluru, for allegedly editing a 'toolkit' for farmers' protest, shared by Greta Thunberg

Published on 15th February 2021
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Advocate Nikita Jacob approaches Bombay HC for transit bail in Greta's toolkit case

Greta Thunberg, a teen climate activist, had shared the toolkit to lend her support to the farmers' agitation near Delhi borders against the Centre's three agri laws

Published on 15th February 2021
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Why you should shut up and comment: The benefits of understanding when it's your place to speak

The Coach gives us his two cents about the Rihanna controversy and tells us why we should comment on issues only when needed

Published on 15th February 2021
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Informal school started by farmers' group at Delhi protest site resumes after two-week break

A group of farmers from Punjab's Anandpur Sahib had in December started the school in a makeshift tent for school going children who had accompanied their parents to the Singhu border protest site

Published on 9th February 2021
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An attack on Indian democracy: 688 NLU students release statement condemning farmers' protest

Aditya Kashyap, one of the signatories of the statement says that the signatures were collected in a span of two days

Published on 8th February 2021
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What the FAQ: What is Chakka Jam? When it is happening and why?

This Chakka Jam is going to be peaceful as assured by the farmers but most of the state borders are going to be blocked from 12 pm to 3 pm creating huge traffic jam across the country

Published on 6th February 2021
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Libraries with multilingual books come up at Delhi's Singhu border farmers' protest site

Buta Singh, a resident of Ludhiana who has also set up a library at the protest site, told IANS that 15-20 people visit his library to read books every day

Published on 4th February 2021
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What the FAQ: What is an international incident, can Rihanna's tweet on farmers' protest be classified as one?

Pop singer Rihanna's tweet on Tuesday linked to a news story about the internet blockade at the farmers' protest sites in and around New Delhi

Published on 4th February 2021
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Climate activist Greta Thunberg, Rihanna, others from international community extend support to farmers' protest

Nine-year-old climate activist Licypriya Kangujam had asked Thunberg to the support farmers protest, saying they were already battling climate crisis

Published on 3rd February 2021
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Student, youth activists gather at Mandi House for march in support of #FarmersProtest

The activists of AISA, SFI, AISF, DSF, NSUI, CYSS, AIPWA and AICCTU, carrying posters, banners and placards, gathered at Mandi House

Published on 3rd February 2021
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Via varied questions, this AgriTech app by an IIIT Hyderabad team helps farmers detect crop diseases in a jiffy

Crop Darpan lines up simple questions which guide the farmer towards a solution for their disease-ridden crop. They have an app and a portal which is currently available in both English and Telugu
 

Published on 2nd February 2021
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Student groups, ABVP and AISA clash at BHU over support for farmers' protests

Earlier in the day, AISA activists carrying placards and handheld drums were raising slogans in support of farmers protest and also against the Central government

Published on 31st January 2021

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