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Security has been stepped up in the national capital, especially on the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border, in view of the protests by farmers, with heavy duty bulldozers, backhoe machines, riot control vehicles and water cannons being at the ready. Farmer groups in Noida and Greater Noida have been protesting since December 2023, with demands for greater compensation and developed plots against their lands acquired by the local development authorities in the past. Massive traffic jams were witnessed on the Delhi-Noida border, as motorists spent hours in the crawling traffic. Long queues of vehicles choked the roads as several two-wheelers and four-wheelers...