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Climate activist Disha Ravi arrested in India over farmers’ protest ‘toolkit’

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New Delhi Supporters of a young climate activist arrested in India over a farmers' protest "toolkit," later shared by Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, have called for her release. Delhi police confirmed the ...

Washing machines and libraries: What life is like in Indian farmers protest camps on Delhi’s outskirts

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New Delhi, India On a key highway into India's capital, men are doing their laundry in washing machines set up under a makeshift tent. Just three months ago, this six-lane expressway was a busy thoroughfare for commu...

Rihanna’s call to support Indian farmers quickly embraced by other celebrities

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Rihanna's advocacy for farmers in India has caught the attention of many around the world, including the Indian government. On Tuesday, the Barbados-born superstar asked her 100 million followers, "Why aren't we tal...

Tens of thousands of farmers swarm India’s capital to protest deregulation rules

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New Delhi Tens of thousands of farmers have swarmed India's capital where they intend to camp out for weeks to protest new agricultural laws that they say could destroy their livelihoods. Farmers from the nearby sta...