Protesting farmer unions are likely to hold a meeting on Friday at Delhi’s borders as their stir against the new Agri laws is about to complete a month. The Sanyukt Kisan Morcha, an umbrella body of 40 farmer unions protesting at three border points of Delhi — Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur — is expected to meet later in the day to discuss the Centre’s letter and respond to it formally.
The Trinamool Congress has expressed disappointment over the Calcutta High Court order, declaring puja pandals no-entry zones. Party MP Saugata Roy said that people wait for this time of the year to celebrate Durga Puja.
An earthquake of magnitude 4.8 on the Richter scale jolted Pakistan early on Monday. According to the National Center for Seismology, the earthquake tremors were felt at 4:14 am today.
Antigovernment demonstrators occupying a historic field in the Thai capital on Sunday installed a plaque symbolizing the country’s transition to democracy to replace the original one that was mysteriously ripped and stolen three years ago, as they vowed to press on with calls for new elections and reform of the monarchy.