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Budget allocation for agrarian welfare is utter betrayal to farmers: Kisan Sabha

"It was felt that the BJP's defeat in the recent state elections might force it to take some concrete steps in the budget on these issues. Sadly, it hasn't happened and has disappointed farmers again," said Ajit Nawale, Maharashtra general secretary of All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS).

An answer to rural distress

An income transfer policy combined with direct cash transfer is the best way to help the farmer


Sea of distressed farmers march to Parliament Street, opposition parties join in show of strength

Farmers' list of demands include implementation of the Swaminathan Commission report, loan waivers, and reduction in prices of fertilisers and diesel for which they are seeking a special session with the Parliament.

From Plate to Plough: Four years of neglecting farmers

Government is nowhere close to fulfilling the promises made in BJP’s 2014 manifesto — profitability of cultivation has fallen and dominance of Food Corporation of India continues.

Congress seeks PM's intervention to resolve farmers' stir against NTPC

Congress leader Ajay Singh claimed that hundreds of acres of farmland had been acquired by the NTPC for its proposed 3200 MW plant and farmers were promised to pay Rs 18 lakh per acre.

Urjit Patel has not understood the index of rural distress

Unfortunately, Governor Urjit Patel of the Reserve Bank of India has not been able to understand the index of distress of farmers, when he demonstrated the negative impact on the economy due to farm loan waivers.


Mandsaur agitation: Families of deceased request CM Chouhan to call off his indefinite fast

Farmers have been agitating since June 1 demanding a better price for their produce and loan waiver among other things.

Disgruntled RSS, BJP workers behind violence in Madhya Pradesh: Congress

Congress also said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweets on every small issue, but is tight-lipped on the death of farmers in police firing in Mandsaur.

Madhya Pradesh farmers' protests turn violent, five killed in firing; curfew imposed as Opposition asks CM to resign

Mandsaur: Since June 1, farmers in western Madhya Pradesh have resorted to agitation demanding higher Minimum Support Prices among other things.

Maharashtra to pay Rs 2,650 per quintal of sugar,protests likely to end

A senior activist Raghunath Patil said,“Anything below Rs 3,000 per quintal is not acceptable.