26 Jan 2021

Violent protests as Indian farmers press Modi government’s on agricultural reforms

International Editor

In a showdown of tractors versus tanks, thousands of farmers have taken to the streets of Delhi in protest over India’s new agriculture reforms.

Crowds of protesters pulled barricades apart, stormed through clouds of tear gas and overwhelmed police.

Just a few miles away, the prime minister was celebrating the country’s Republic Day with a lavish military parade.