September 11, 2021 7:11 pm
The government also assured farmers that two family members of the farmer Sushil Kajal (the farmer who died after the August 28 police lathicharge at Bastara toll plaza) will be given a job at DC rate.
September 07, 2021 1:07 pm
The protesters plan to march for 3.5 kms, from the anaj mandi to the mini-secretariat, to voice their demands. Heavy police deployment has been made on this route since this morning.
September 06, 2021 6:40 pm
Point out that no other government has used barbarisms like lathi-charge against farmers, Bhupinder Singh Hooda said the state government was avoiding the Ellenabad byelection and panchayat polls as the people are disillusioned with them
March 03, 2021 11:15 pm
Chautala’s resignation had come as a shot in the arm for farmers as the protesters were on backfoot on February 27 because of the Republic Day incident in Delhi.
February 22, 2021 8:32 am
Union leaders tell farmers and farm workers to tear notices served to them in connection with R-Day violence, gherao police teams that come to arrest them.
February 21, 2021 2:29 am
The leaders from different parts of the state had announced about a week ago that they had organised a Kisan Mahapanchayat under the banner of Sanyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) at Yavatmal, to be addressed by Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait.
February 20, 2021 8:22 am
The administration had refused permission for the rally, or Kisan Mahapanchayat, for the first time on Thursday.
February 19, 2021 11:08 pm
After the first refusal by authorities in view of increasing Covid-19 cases in Yavatmal, organisers of the rally had approached the authorities again on Thursday, seeking permission afresh and saying they were ready to abide by all Covid regulations.
February 19, 2021 1:32 am
Sandip Gidde said, "Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait will be in Yavatmal as scheduled and will take part in the programme on February 20."
February 18, 2021 11:36 pm
"We were told that we can't hold the proposed rally due to a surge in Covid-19 cases. But we are determined to hold it and have applied afresh to Yavatmal Superintendent of Police seeking permission with all restrictions required to be followed," said Sandip Gidde, Maharashtra coordinator of the SKM.