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Sharad Joshi


Maharashtra: Farmer’s body flouts GM seed rule, plants variant of brinjal

February 18, 2022 10:29 am

India’s laws do not allow commercial planting of non-approved GM variants although farmers say such variants have several advantages over the normal commercially available variants.

Explained: Who are Shetkari Sanghatana, the group backing Govt on farm laws?

December 23, 2020 12:23 pm

While the Sanghatana has supported the farm laws, it has also demanded that the ban on the export of onions be removed forthwith — and has threatened to pelt BJP MPs with onion bulbs if the central government did not accede to the demand.

Maharashtra farmers’ union plans to take to the streets too, but in support of new Bills

September 23, 2020 10:53 am

The farmer’s union founded by noted farmer leader Sharad Joshi, Shetkari Sanghtana, is planning to hit the streets on September 25 in support of the legislations which, according to the outfit, are long overdue.

Sharad Joshi’s will: Farmers’ leader leaves almost all to people he dedicated his life to

December 27, 2015 1:38 am

Joshi bequeaths his entire property to Shetkari Trust, leaves just his flat in Pune to his two daughter.

Loan-waiver demand at funeral as leaders pay respect to Sharad Joshi

December 16, 2015 4:14 am

The founder of Shetkari Sanghatana, Joshi breathed his last on Saturday in Pune.

From Berne to the fields of Ambethan, Joshi dug his heels in for a long fight

December 13, 2015 4:39 am

Joshi’s biographer Bhanu Kale said he had used up almost all his savings to purchase 27 acres of land in the Ambethan village in the district after returning to India.

Farmer’s leader Sharad Joshi passes away in Pune

December 13, 2015 12:00 am

Joshi who was ailing for some days was discharged from a city hospital earlier this month. He breathed his last at his residence in Pune.

India shining, Part 2

November 10, 2015 12:03 am

Government must not ignore the warning signs. It needs to double its overall support to farmers and move from price policy to direct income support.

Lift export ban on sugar,non-basmati rice & cotton: Shetkari Sangathana

October 01, 2011 2:30 am

Shetkari Sangathana,under the leadership of Sharad Joshi and its state president Ravi Devang,carried out an Ishara Morcha (warning rally) in the city on Friday and demanded that the Union government lift the export ban on sugar,cotton and non-basmati rice.

No freedom for farmers

August 12, 2011 12:08 am

The new land acquisition act disempowers farmers,repeating errors the Congress has made since Independence.