Farmers protest against the plan to join the Regional Comprehensive Economics Partnership at Khasa, Punjab, on Saturday. Agence France-Presse
India has raised its import duty on wheat to 40 per cent from 30 per cent, the government said late on Friday, as the world’s No.2 producer of the grain tries to support local farmers
A mass demonstration by farmers on the outskirts of the Indian capital has exposed just how rapidly democracy has deteriorated in the world’s largest democracy since Prime Minister
The marathon protest by farmers at the Delhi border enters the fifth month this week. An estimated 300,000 farmers, mostly from neighbouring states, had reached the outskirts of the national capital on November 26, 2020, to press their demand
“The Modi government has turned this protest movement into an ego issue. They are unable to see the pain of the farmers,” said Amarjeet Singh, a 68-year-old farmer from Punjab state. “They have left us no option but to protest.”
The Ministry of Interior stated through its social platforms that the two people were arrested and the stolen vehicle they used was recovered, noting that they were citizens, and it was found that they had committed similar crimes.
As journalists were leaving the room after the event, a reporter from Fox News, the favorite channel of conservatives, asked whether inflation is a political liability.
Sheikh Sultan Bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Chairman of the Sharjah Media Council, witnessed the premiere of ‘Narratives of the Place’ (Sard Al Makan) at Al Majaz Amphitheatre, Sharjah, on Tuesday.
The Sharjah Executive Council (SEC) valued the achievements made under the leadership and patronage of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, during the last fifty years that contributed to the advancement of the Emirate