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Farmers protests


Farmers and others

December 07, 2018 12:06 am

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

December 02, 2018 3:08 pm

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

June 05, 2018 7:41 pm

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

June 03, 2018 5:58 am

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

April 01, 2018 4:38 am

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

December 08, 2017 11:33 am

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

A spurious link

July 08, 2017 12:47 am

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

June 29, 2017 5:08 pm

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

June 26, 2017 8:09 pm

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

June 24, 2017 12:20 am

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