Kapil Kajal is a staff correspondent with 101Reporters, a pan-India network of grassroots reporters. He writes on Politics, Business, Development, Human and Gender Rights, Media, Technology, Environment, Crime, Travel and Breaking News.
He has written stories for organisations such as Scroll, The Quint, The Wire Science, Newslaundry, Mongabay, The Third Pole, The Federal, Deccan Herald, IndiaSpend and Nikkei Asia. He was nominated for Thomson Foundation Young Journalist Awards 2020 and was the only one representing India on the list of nominees.
For leisure, he likes making and watching documentaries.
Are the protesting farmers only from Punjab? Certainly not - The Federal
Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Wednesday said the ongoing protest at Delhi borders was an "exception" and "limited to farmers from just one state". But, on the 22nd day of the protest, it is not just 13,000 gram panchayats and 31 farmer unions from Punjab who are a part of it.
Mercury dips in Delhi, farmers keep the agitation heat on - The Federal
At 4.1 degrees Celsius, Delhi saw the coldest morning of this season on Tuesday... but that doesn't deter them from protesting against the new farm laws... they declare that they will sit at the border till their last breath... in fact, a farmer died on Thursday at the Delhi-Haryana border.