02 Sep 2013
Chandigarh: Hundreds of farmers from Punjab and Haryana were arrested on the Chandigarh-Punjab border on Monday while they were holding a protest seeking more rights for agriculturists.
12 Aug 2011
Five farmers were arrested on Friday for attacking the police and damaging their property when cops opened fire on protesting farmers earlier this week in Maval near here, killing three of them, after the agitation turned violent.
11 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Former AAP leader Yogendra Yadav was today arrested along with 85 volunteers of his Swaraj Abhiyan during a protest on farmers' issue at Jantar Mantar as police thwarted their planned rally to Prime Minister's residence.
10 Sep 2016
Ludhiana: Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party's national convener Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday met several groups of workers and industrialists even as he claimed he would bring back all industrial units that had left Punjab if his party came to power.
17 Sep 2016
Aurangabad/Patna: An RJD MLA's son has been arrested for allegedly attacking a youth for not letting him overtake his motorcycle in Bihar's Aurangabad district but police claimed the alleged incident is not a case of road rage and the two had old enmity.
17 Sep 2016
Palghar: A 22-year-old youth from Nallasopara here has been arrested for allegedly raping a teenage girl whom he had befriended, police said on Saturday.
16 Sep 2016
New Delhi: We have heard, and seen in movies that most dangerous criminal are clad in heavy iron-chains, but, in a bizarre twist, a tree in Pakistan has been put in iron-chains for the last 118 years.
16 Aug 2016
Erode: Farmers in ten villages in the Lower Bhavani project ayacut area on Monday hoisted black flags protesting non-release of water from the reservoir for irrigation. Water from Lower Bhavani Project reservoir is the lifeline of farmers in Erode district, Tamil Nadu and it irrigates more than 2.50 lakh acres of land.
14 Sep 2016
Singur (West Bengal): Redeeming a pledge she made years back, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday returned 9,117 land records to farmers and compensated 800 peasants from whom land had been taken against their will for the Tata Motors' Nano project.
12 Sep 2016
Baghapurana (Punjab): Aam Aadmi Party eyeing to wrest power in Punjab in the 2017 Assembly polls, on Sunday unveiled its 31-point 'Kisan Manifesto' with an action plan to prevent farmer and farm labourers suicides and make them debt free and prosperous by December 2018.