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Farmers’ stir: 87% of those who died were from Punjab, over 540 deaths in Malwa, says SKM

May 22, 2022 12:40 pm

The Punjab government, which was the first to announce compensation for the kin, has provided the relief to nearly 400 families so far. On Sunday, the Telangana government will distribute relief to 619 farmers from Punjab.

Punjab farmers at border, again — now against AAP govt

May 18, 2022 10:18 am

In an ultimatum to the Punjab government, farmer leader Jagjit Singh Dallewal said if Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann does not hold a meeting with the protesters by Wednesday to redress their grievances, they will move towards Chandigarh breaking barricades.

How the 'Farmers' Protest NFT Collection' immortalises the year-long dissent, supports over 750 affected families

May 03, 2022 11:54 am

Several contributors including journalist Saba Naqvi, filmmaker Vidhaat Raman and photographer Akshay Bhoan have made their on-ground works during the protests available in the collection

Haryana's e-procurement push: farmers get MSP for 14 crops

March 12, 2022 8:54 am

These crops include wheat, mustard, barley, gram, paddy, maize, bajra, cotton, sunflower, moong, groundnut, tur, urad and sesame.

How farmers’ movement gave women a voice

March 09, 2022 6:01 am

In two years, BKU Ugrahan set up women’s wings in 1,000 villages

The reforms that farming really needs

February 23, 2022 9:38 am

Poornima Varma, Nikita Gupta write: Now that the contentious farm laws have been repealed, focus can shift to strengthening APMC markets, which will improve access, give bargaining powers to farmers.

MSP is necessary to make farming viable

January 15, 2022 8:47 am

🔴 M S Sriram writes: A legal guarantee will only assure the farmers that they will not be bankrupted

Sanyukt Samaj Morcha releases first list of 10 candidates

January 13, 2022 5:30 am

The list includes names of SSM’s face Balbir Singh Rajewal from Samrala, apart from other farmer leaders, lawyers and doctors who were associated with the kisan aandolan.

Punjab union calls off protest during PM's Ferozepur rally after govt invite for talks

January 05, 2022 1:19 pm

On Tuesday, the Punjab Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee had erected barricades on the route to PM Modi’s rally, as they had been assured their demands would be discussed ahead of his visit to the state.

Ahead of PM Modi's Punjab rally, farmers block three approach roads for over 12 hours

January 05, 2022 10:19 am

The roads were partially cleared for traffic movement by 9.30 am on Wednesday after farmers received assurances that PM Modi would address them on January 15.


Farmers vacate Singhu, Tikri protest sites as they head back home

December 12, 2021 10:27 pm

Three weeks after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the repeal of the farm laws and days after the Parliament officially annulled them, protesting farmers brought the curtains down on their year-long agitation.

With cheers and songs, farmers call off year-long agitation

December 09, 2021 6:14 pm

Farmer leader Gurnam Singh Chaduni said that if farmers' demands are not fulfilled by January 15, a call will be taken on resuming the protests.

Recap: 18 photos from farmers' protest against Centre's farm laws

November 27, 2021 12:14 pm

The protests against the three central farm laws began on November 25 last year, when thousands of farmers marched towards the national capital demanding a complete repeal of the legislation, as part of a “Dilli Chalo” campaign.

15 Express photos to sum up a year since passing of farm laws

September 17, 2021 6:34 pm

After sporadic protests against the new farm laws, including a nationwide road blockade on November 3, farmers’ unions in Punjab and Haryana gave the call for a ‘Delhi Chalo movement’. on November 25.

Farmers' protest hits milestone 100 days at Delhi's borders

March 06, 2021 2:44 pm

To mark the occasion, the farmers have planned a host of activities over the next few days — from a ‘chakka jam’ to International Women’s Day celebrations.

'Rail Roko': Protesting farmers sit on tracks

February 18, 2021 10:18 pm

Farmers protesting against the Centre’s three contentious farm laws have called for a four-hour nationwide ‘rail roko’ protest between noon and 4 PM on Thursday.

Farmers protest: Here's how the three-hour 'Chakka Jam' unfolded

February 06, 2021 9:33 pm

The 'Chakka Jam' was the farmers’ first major event since the rally on Republic Day, which saw chaotic scenes as groups of protesting farmers broke off the planned parade route, entered the centre of the national capital, and clashed with the police.

Overnight at protest site: Police, farmers face-off at a tense Ghazipur border

January 29, 2021 5:56 pm

Tensions rose at Delhi’s Ghazipur border Thursday after the administration in neighbouring Uttar Pradesh’s Ghaziabad district issued orders for protesting farmers to vacate the site by night.

Chaos, clashes at farmers’ protest: 16 photos that capture what happened

January 26, 2021 10:38 pm

New Delhi witnessed violent scenes on Republic Day as farmers participating in a tractor rally clashed with the police, broke barricades and stormed the Red Fort.

Haryana CM's event cancelled after protests turn violent at rally venue

January 10, 2021 3:40 pm

The police had to resort to mild lathi-charge against the farmers. Water canons and teargas was also used but to no avail. The landing spot for Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar’s helicopter was moved to a different location due to the breach in security.


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.