Saturday, Mar 06, 2021
Focus on the big picture

India: Government in row with Rihanna and Greta Thunberg after tweeting support for Indian farmers

Telegraph, 04 Feb 2021
The Indian government have become embroiled in an unlikely row with pop star Rihanna and activist Greta Thunberg, with New Delhi describing their involvement in India’s widespread farmers' protests as “sensationalist”.

Hundreds of thousands of farmers are occupying the streets surrounding New Delhi in the largest protests in global history.

They pose the first serious challenge to the rule of Prime Minister Narendra Modi by demanding new agricultural bills - which they say will decimate their profits - are scrapped.

Subscribe to The Telegraph on YouTube ►

Get the latest headlines: and are websites of The Telegraph, the UK's best-selling quality daily newspaper providing news and analysis on UK and world events, business, sport, lifestyle and culture.
Related Articles