Thousands of angry Indian farmers faced tear gas and baton charges from police on Friday as they resumed their march to the capital to protest new laws they fear will give more power to corporations and reduce their earnings. Heading toward New Delhi, the farmers used tractors to clear walls of concrete, shipping containers and parked trucks set up by police on highways leading to the capital. The farmers began their march to New Delhi on Thursday to mount pressure on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government to abolish the laws, but were stopped by large numbers of security personnel in riot gear on the boundary between New Delhi and Haryana state. They resumed their march early Friday, unfazed by overnight rain and chilly winter temperatures. “We are fighting for our rights. We won’t rest until we reach the capital and force the government to abolish […]