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Unity of SKM important, says Balbir Rajewal

June 01, 2022 12:43 pm

SKM members have stated a number of times that SSM members are not part of SKM and they can join SKM after dissolving SSM.

Farmers and the defeat of populism

December 12, 2021 5:07 pm

As opposed to the image of the peasant as a marginal figure in history, the recent farmer protests have proved that they remain very much central to the discourse of democracy

Punjab: Farmers remember joys, hurdles as they pack bags to return home

December 09, 2021 8:01 am

🔴 The protest site at Tikri wore an unusual excitement on Wednesday after the SKM announced that they had arrived at a consensus with the government on the demands and a formal decision to lift the protest will be taken on Thursday afternoon.

Doctors, advocates join hands to support farmers' movement

November 27, 2021 9:27 am

“Two camps were held simultaneously near the stage of Samuykt Kisan Morcha and BKU Ekta protest locations. Common diseases found included hypertension, joint pain, cough and fever etc. Other members of the team were Kuldip Singh Binder, Ramadhar Singh, Anod Kumar and Col (Retd.) Tarun Mitra,” Dr Mitra said.

Rahul Gandhi writes open letter to farmers, promises support in their future struggles

November 20, 2021 8:20 am

Asserting that the farmer knows what is for his benefit and what is not, the former Congress chief said, "Do not dare to again conspire to make the farmer a slave in his own land by playing into the hands of a few capitalists."

Punjab: Farmers to stay put at toll plazas for now, wait for SKM's next move

November 19, 2021 11:56 pm

In Mohali, the farmers are sitting at Dappar, Azizpur, New Chandigarh and Kharar toll plazas where commuters need not to pay toll. The farmers had stopped the payment of toll when the agitation was started last year.

SKM calls for police probe and action, seeks to distance itself

October 16, 2021 5:24 am

SKM distances itself, says no link with Nihang group or victim

SKM: 'Video shows minister vehicle killed farmers; sack him, arrest son'

October 05, 2021 9:08 pm

SKM also reiterated its earlier statement that one of the protestors was shot dead by the police. They demanded a re-post mortem of the body of Gurvinder Singh (20), who allegedly died of bullet injury.

Explained: Why Karnal farmers' protest is not good news for Khattar, BJP in Haryana

September 14, 2021 12:36 pm

Karnal farmers' protest: Here's what the scenario means for the BJP-JJP alliance government in Haryana, especially Chief Minister Manohal Lal Khattar.

Farmer protests: Haryana suspends mobile internet services in 5 districts

September 06, 2021 10:02 pm

The protesting farmers have called for a gherao of mini-secretariat in Karnal Tuesday. The police have issued route diversion plans as traffic disruptions are likely on the Ambala-Delhi highway.


On Day 2 of tractor rally in Punjab, Rahul Gandhi continues attack on Centre over farm laws

October 05, 2020 8:19 pm

Gandhi, who is holding a series of tractor rallies during his 'Kheti Bachao Yatra' across Punjab to protest the Centre's new farm laws, also accused the Prime Minister of destroying the food system.