June 29, 2020 2:34 am
The supply of duplicate seeds by companies has resulted in a lot of anger and frustration in farmers... The seed companies played dirty. They not only extracted a higher price for seeds from farmers but also cheated them by selling fake seeds.
April 12, 2014 8:30 am
Hazare’s aides said the decision to support the three candidate was taken by the activist “on his own”.
November 30, 2013 5:00 am
Farmers agitating under the banner of Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana,led by Lok Sabha MP Raju Shetty,have started a 48-hour bandh in the states sugar belt.
November 08, 2011 1:08 am
The five-day farmers march led by him failing to get the desired result,Raju Shetty announced he will soon start a fast-unto-death for Rs 2,350 per tonne for sugarcane.
November 05, 2011 1:00 am
On the third day of their march from Pandharpur to press for higher price for sugarcane,farmers associated with the Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana reached Co-operation Minister Harshwardhan Patil's village Bawda,
September 05, 2011 3:26 am
Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana,which has been demanding a higher first advance of cane payment,announced an Aasud Morcha (Whip March) on September 19 in protest against the governments decision of fixing Rs 1,450 per tonne as the FRP for 2011-12 crushing season.
October 23, 2009 11:59 pm
In what has come as a setback for the farmers movement,the Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana (SSS) headed by MP Raju Shetty only bagged one out of the 14 seats it contested from western Maharashtra....