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Will the kisan take care of interests of landless peasants as well?

Farmer who came to protest in Delhi falls to his death, leaves behind Rs 6 lakh debt

Hours after the march, political speeches, and sloganeering on Friday evening, Ghorwade had returned to Room No. 29 on the third floor of Ambedkar Bhawan. Police received a call around 3.15 am Saturday.


Farmers' stir: Shortage of milk, vegetables worsens in Rajasthan

Their demands include a loan waiver, higher prices for their produce and immediate implementation of the Swaminathan Commission report.

Will stop milk, vegetable supply to cities from June 7 if demands not met: Farmers’ body

Office-bearers of the Kisan Samiti said they had given a call for farmers’ strike on last June 1 over demands, including complete farm loan waiver, minimum support price for farm produce as well as implementation of the recommendations of the Swaminathan Commission, among others.

2019 polls will be fought on farmers’ issues: Maharashtra MP Raju Shetti

The Bills, which will be introduced as Private Members’ Bills by Swabhimani Pakhsha MP Raju Shetti and CPI(M) MP K K Ragesh.

Farmers protest "anti-farmer policies" at Yamuna Expressway

Farmers gave a list of their 20-point demands - addressed to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath - to tehsildar Abhay Kumar.


A spurious link

Structural issues and unscrupulous middlemen — not demonetisation — are responsible for farmers’ plight

MP farmers' protests: Arrest warrant against Congress MLA, another leader for inciting mob

Earlier on June 13, an FIR was registered against the MLA from Shivpuri, Khatik, and Goyal in Karera police station in Madhya Pradesh on the same charges.

Maharashtra farmers who regularly repay loans want more benefits

The farmers want more benefits for those who regularly repay their crop loans. A delegation of eight farmers from the village in Ahmednagar district on Monday met NCP chief Sharad Pawar here in connection with their demands.

The return of kisan politics

It is back because of rural-urban disparity. It draws attention to a contradiction in Hindutva worldview.