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Punjab farmers’ protest: Dhuri SDM writes to CEO, seeks transfer

March 30, 2019 8:35 am

Stating that the incident has demoralised the staff, the SDM also demanded registration of FIR against the farmers and their arrest for illegally confining him, Tehsildaar Harminder Singh Hundal and 30 other staff members on March 25-26.

Dharna on Amritsar rly track Farmers in no mood to negotiate, 34 trains cancelled, 17 diverted

March 06, 2019 2:19 am

There are women too in large numbers and they are in no mood to lift the dharna. They have set up canopies along the railway track, some have cushion and others are using paddy straw to make themselves comfortable. Some of the volunteers are on the job of making langar and serving tea.

Farmers block Amritsar-Delhi rail track, 22 trains cancelled

March 05, 2019 12:21 am

“We asked the government to either accept our demands or send us to jail. They did not respond, so we decided to block rail traffic to push for our demands,” said Satnam Singh Pannu.

Doubling farmers’ incomes differently

January 04, 2019 3:33 am

Lowering production costs, and a policy shift from ‘managing shortages’ to ‘handling surpluses’, is the way forward for Indian agriculture

in 12 districts Farmers begin five-day, 24x7 sit-in protests outside banks

January 02, 2019 2:44 am

Another demand is to increase compensation for families of farmer suicides to Rs 10 lakh and Minimum Support Price (MSP) for all fruits and vegetables to take out farmers from wheat-paddy cycle.

Left-backed farmer outfits to hold protest in Delhi today

November 29, 2018 10:14 am

The two-day rally will be "one of the largest congregations of farmers" in the national capital in recent times, the All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC) claimed on Wednesday.

Kisan Kranti Yatra: On two sides of the farmer-police divide, a father and a son

October 04, 2018 7:03 am

A policeman, one of nearly 2,500 manning the border Tuesday, stood atop the UP Gate flyover as part of bandobast. From his vantage point in front of the water cannon, he could see a sea of increasingly impatient farmers ready to march into Delhi. One of them was his father.

Farmers' protest: Mild force had to be used, says Delhi Police

October 03, 2018 1:42 am

Police said they had anticipated a clash, and over 3,000 officers, including paramilitary personnel, were deployed to restrict entry of thousands into Delhi. But as the situation spiralled out of control, senior officers rushed to the spot to take charge.

Tired, fatigued but will go on: A few women make themselves count

October 03, 2018 1:25 am

“Our journey began on September 21 when we travelled to Haridwar, where the protest started. We have been on the road since then to demand loan waiver and regularisation of electricity prices,” said 45-year-old Saroj from Madhya Pradesh.

Farmers' rally at Ramlila Maidan: Anganwadi workers, mid-day meal cooks — many faces, similar demands

September 06, 2018 2:02 am

Shoulder to shoulder with those seeking employment were government employees hoping to get issues with their pension scheme addressed, and those with grouses against private employers.