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Reliance Jio towers feel the heat of farmers’ agitation

A representational image of a Reliance Jio tower (File Photo, Image credit: Northeast Now)

As a part of the policy to boycott anything related to industrialist Mukesh Ambani, farmers of Punjab have allegedly rendered over 1,500 out of 9,000 Reliance Jio towers in the state in-operational. According to reports quoting Reliance Jio sources the protesting farmers have…

I-T raids on Arhtiyas rattle farmers

A scene of a grain field in Punjab (File Photo, Image credit: Global Punjab)

The Income Tax department on Saturday carried out raids at the premises of several Arhtiyas or commission agents engaged in foodgrains business in Punjab.  The raids followed serving of Income Tax notices four days back to 14 commission agents. The Punjab…

Now much-maligned Arhtiyas lend support to farmers

A scene of a grain field in Haryana (File Photo, Image credit: The Tribune India)

Hundreds of commission agents engaged in foodgrains trade, known as Arhtiyas, from Haryana and Punjab have joined the farmers protest at Tikri border near Delhi. They arrived in several buses from various places in these two states on Wednesday and would…

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