Despite the odds, a group of women farmers in the Indian state of Haryana persevered to become success stories after empowering themselves and others in their communities.
A herder who led his livestock into a field was killed after the dispute with a farmer turned violent in the CAR. Chadian herders went on the rampage in reprisal, killing 14 people including women and children, torching 66 homes and granaries.
Women across the world celebrate International Women's Day 2021, highlighting the need for progress in achieving gender equality.
Farmers young and old headed in cars, trucks, and tractors to the highway for a five-hour roadblock to oppose three farm laws enacted in September 2020 they say hurt them by opening up the agriculture sector to private players.
The protests are arguably the biggest challenge to the authority of the ruling BJP government to date, and they are going nowhere.
Amid ongoing farmer protests and global focus on them, Twitter's refusal to comply with the Modi government's order to block hundreds of accounts puts the social media giant at the centre of a political firestorm.
For months, tens of thousands of farmers have protested against three new farm laws, gaining global attention and posing a major challenge to PM Narendra Modi’s government. We look at what's at the heart of the controversies surrounding these laws.
Kangana Ranaut, a staunch Bharatiya Janata Party supporter, called farmers protesting controversial agriculture laws terrorists in a tweet, which was one of two that the platform had removed.
A statement by the main opposition Congress party says 16 opposition parties boycotted the president’s address during a budget session “in full solidarity with the agitating farmers, whom the Modi government is trying to defame.”
Thousands of farmers protesting against new farm laws breach barricades to enter historic Red Fort complex in New Delhi and hoist flags after clashing with police, as India celebrates Republic Day.
Talks between the Indian government and representatives of tens of thousands of protesting farmers remained deadlocked with the government refusing to scrap new agricultural reform laws which the farmers say will benefit large corporations.
Both sides are trying to reach an agreement on the farmers' demand that new agricultural reform laws be repealed but talks have failed seven times so far.
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