Farmers

Prospect of good monsoon raises hopes of farmers

AMIDST the pandemic and the havoc caused by Cyclone Tauktae, farmers in the state may have something to look forward to.

published on : 18th May 2021

Haryana CM apprises Shah, Nadda of clash between farmers, police in Hisar

Khattar said the central leadership of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) agreed that the protesting farmers should not have opposed the inauguration of a COVID hospital.

published on : 17th May 2021

Cyclone-induced rains have affected Konkan farmers: Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik

The state's minority affairs minister also said 193 COVID-19 patients admitted in a makeshift centre in Mumbai's Bandra-Kurla Complex have been shifted.

published on : 17th May 2021

Manohar Lal Khattar faces anger of farmers, 70 hurt in melee

Chief Minister Khattar appealed to the agitating farmers to cooperate with the government in its fight against Covid-19. 

published on : 16th May 2021

Farmers protest against Haryana CM in Hisar, police use tear gas to disperse demonstrators

The farmers have been protesting at different borders of the national capital since November 26 last year against the farm laws passed by the Centre.

published on : 16th May 2021

Samyukta Kisan Morcha to observe May 26 as 'black day' marking six months of agri protest

“On May 26, we will complete six months of this protest and it also happens to mark seven years since PM Modi formed the government.

published on : 16th May 2021

BJP-BJD war of words over farmer welfare schemes in Odisha

Launching a scathing attack on the BJD government, Odisha BJP Kisan Morcha president, Pradip Purohit said PM-Kisan is not directionless like KALIA.

published on : 16th May 2021

Adilabad sorghum farmers stage 'rasta roako', demand MSP

They demanded that the government should procure their produce by providing minimum support price at the earliest.

published on : 16th May 2021

55 lakh farmers across Karnataka get Rs 985.61 crore under PM-KISAN scheme

Over 55 lakh farmers across Karnataka received Rs 985.61 crore directly into their bank accounts under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi  (PM-KISAN) scheme on Friday.

published on : 15th May 2021

Suspend stir, it's spreading COVID to villages: Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar to farmers

Khattar said farmers may resume their agitation later if they wish, but they must stop it as of now.

published on : 13th May 2021

Farmers stir: Protestors start returning to Singhu and Tikri borders as harvest season ends

In a statement, the SKM said that large convoys of farmers arrived at the two border points on Monday and this will now continue.

published on : 12th May 2021

COVID-19: Protesting farmers undertake disinfection drives, serve 'kadha' in langars to keep pandemic at bay 

Farmers said that they have not got any support from the government and that all measures taken to curb the spread of the virus at the Tikri border have been taken by them only.

published on : 11th May 2021

SKM to probe allegation that farmer leaders were aware of sexual assault of Bengal activist

The SKM has maintained that the Kisan Social Army was never the authorised social media voice of the farmers group and none of its handles have anything to do with the movement.

published on : 11th May 2021

Bengal activist on way to farmers' protest site raped, dies due to COVID complications

The farmers group said the case concerns the 26-year-old woman who came from West Bengal along with some persons posing to be "Kisan Social Army" members.

published on : 10th May 2021

Farmers vs Amarinder: Protests across Punjab against lockdown norms; CM warns agitators

Amid a second wave of COVID-19, farmers took out protest marches at several places, including Moga, Patiala, Amritsar, Ajnala, Nabha, Jalandhar, Hoshiarpur and Bathinda.

published on : 9th May 2021
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