As part of the country's longest-running protest, more than 500,000 farmers gathered in the city of Muzaffarnagar, demanding Narendra Modi's government to repeal three new agricultural laws.
Protesters occupy railway tracks, bringing several passenger and freight trains to a halt in northern India, seeking to revoke three controversial farm laws that PM Modi's government passed last year.
A massive crowd of farmers and farm workers gathered in India's northern Punjab state in a show of strength against new farm laws.
Swedish climate activist Thunberg had earlier shared a toolkit to create and spread awareness about protesting Indian farmers' complaints. Police accuse Disha Ravi of being "a key conspirator in the document's formulation and dissemination."
Tens of thousands of farmers block key highways across the country for three hours, as their leaders issue an ultimatum to Modi's government to repeal three new farm laws by October 2.
It's a well-oiled protest machine that has succeeded in rattling the rightwing government in New Delhi, while gaining international support and solidarity.
New Delhi Police issue search notices for more than two dozen farmer leaders, asking them to surrender passports following a rampage at historic Red Fort on India's Republic Day. Farmers have called off their next week's march to parliament.
Hundreds of thousands of farmers are planning to drive tractors through New Delhi on Republic Day, when PM Narendra Modi will join a parade of military forces.
Chief Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde said that the court will form a committee to hear farmers' grievances against the laws.
Supreme Court is expected to take up the petition after seeking PM Modi government's response as thousands of farmers continue their two-week blockade of highways connecting to capital New Delhi.
New Delhi says it has proposed changes to controversial farm laws and awaits farmers' response but that a complete withdrawal of all the laws is "impossible".
Farmers' agitation outside capital New Delhi enters eleventh day, while all major opposition parties voice their support for countrywide strike on December 8 against new farm laws.
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