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Delhi: 5 of 15 demands met, farmers call off protest

September 22, 2019 3:05 am

The farmers, under the banner of Bharatiya Kisan Sanghathan, were marching to Kisan Ghat in the city to protest against issues, including payment of sugarcane dues, loan waivers and cheap electricity.

Maharashtra: Farmers call statewide stir from October 2, demand complete farm loan waiver

September 20, 2019 1:05 am

In September, the state Cabinet had cleared a proposal to waive farm loans availed from licensed private moneylenders. Officials had claimed the loan waiver amount may run into about Rs 200 crore, even as the government had underlined that it was a “one-time relaxation”.

Irate farmers pour milk on road outside Goa Assembly complex

July 15, 2019 5:54 pm

Protesting farmers said they had brought the milk as a gift for legislators but had to pour it on the streets after police stopped them outside the Legislature complex.

PM Modi ignored Maharashtra farmer-drought issues; rally a flop: Congress

April 01, 2019 8:42 pm

"He (Modi) again gave the slogan of Hindutva. He did not touch upon issues which matter. He spoke as if opposition parties are in power," Maharashtra Congress general secretary Sachin Sawant said.

111 Tamil Nadu farmers to contest against Modi: BJP leaders promise to add their demands in manifesto

March 27, 2019 6:52 am

"We are not against Modi or any politician, we have nothing personal against anyone. Our demands are for farmers, our problem is with the government policies," Ayyakannu said

Gujarat cops land in Patiala to arrest farmer, return after protest

February 22, 2019 8:18 am

Lachhman Singh and his other brother, Ram Singh (50), had taken Rs 1.40 crore loan collectively by pledging 22 acre land worth Rs five crore in 2014.

Cheque bounce cases: Punjab farmers block highway as talks with banks, govt fail

February 22, 2019 7:58 am

On Wednesday evening, a meeting had taken place between Cooperation Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa, representatives of various banks and farmer union leaders.

Maharashtra farmers protest: 7,500 farmers reach Nashik, march to Mumbai from today

February 21, 2019 5:40 pm

The march is set to end on February 27 at the state Legislative Assembly in Mumbai, when the Budget Session would be in progress.

Farmers protest on DND flyway ends on second day

February 02, 2019 5:55 pm

It is reported that the situation at DND is now normal and there is no obstruction to traffic movement.

Farmers' rally paralyses Delhi-Noida traffic, DND shut

February 01, 2019 7:25 pm

The Delhi Traffic Police have also cautioned the people against using the Delhi-Noida-Direct (DND) route, stating that traffic movement will be impacted around 2.00 pm on Friday due to the rally.


Best of 2018: 20 powerful photos by Indian Express photographers

December 31, 2018 9:08 am

Best photos from 2018: From the devastating Kerala floods to the inauguration of Statue of Unity, here we present the 20 most powerful images that dominated the headlines this year

Kisan Kranti March: Police use tear gas shells, water cannons as protesting farmers try to enter Delhi

October 04, 2018 7:27 am

Kisan Kranti Yatra: The protesters were stopped along the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border earlier in the day as police used teargas shells and water cannons to disperse them. Home Minister Rajnath Singh has agreed to meet most of their demands.


On Day 2, protesting farmers march towards Mumbai’s Azad Maidan

June 22, 2020 6:10 pm

Thousands of farmers and tribals began a march from different parts of Maharashtra to culminate at Azad Maidan and ask for some of their long-pending demands to be met.