Farmers Protest

Punjab farmers squat on rail tracks, seek wheat crop damage compensation; train services hit

BKU (Ekta Ugrahan) general secretary Sukhdev Singh Kokrikalan said the Centre's decision to cut value of shrivelled and broken wheat grain during procurement was "anti-farmer".

published on : 18th April 2023

Inflation-hit farmers back on warpath seeking 'karz mafi', will Centre relent before polls?

With the Lok Sabha elections just a year away, pleas for loan waiver are again gathering momentum

published on : 20th March 2023

Farmers, tribals marching towards Mumbai in support of demands enter Thane district

The march, organised by the Communist Party of India (Marxist), has crossed Kasara town in Thane district located adjoining Mumbai, said CPI(M) MLA Vinod Nikole.

published on : 15th March 2023

Trial in 2021 Lakhimpur Kheri violence case not 'slow paced': Supreme Court

Advocate Prashant Bhushan, representing the victims' families, told the bench that about 200 prosecution witnesses have to be examined and he is concerned about the "slow pace of the trial".

published on : 14th March 2023

Farmers’ protest erupts in Telangana's Kamareddy over industrial zone in agricultural land

Earlier, under the leadership of the farmers committee, protestors assembled at the CSI grounds before marching to the collectorate in a huge rally.

published on : 6th January 2023

Farmers protest near residence of Punjab Power Minister Harbhajan Singh over electricity shortage

The farmers, who were protesting under the banner of the Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee, scuffled with police as they tried to break the barricades to reach Harbhajan Singh's house.

published on : 29th April 2022

Delhi government gives nod to withdraw 17 cases filed during anti-farm law protests

He said that the file related to the cases was sent by Lt Governor Anil Baijal's Office to Delhi Home Minister Satyendar Jain on January 31.

published on : 1st March 2022

SKM raises objections to govt's proposal to end protest, decision on Wednesday

"The final decision will be taken at tomorrow's meeting after they get a reply from the government," the SKM said.  

published on : 7th December 2021

Modi government owes a lot more to farmers than half-baked apology: Congress

Every member of the Narendra Modi government must offer an 'unreserved apology' to the farmers, to the people and to the nation, the opposition party said in a series of tweets.

published on : 22nd November 2021

Singhu border killing: NCM gives Khattar govt 15 days to file detailed report

The National Commission for Minorities on Monday sought a detailed report from the Haryana government on the killing of Lakhbir Singh at the Singhu border.

published on : 19th October 2021

Singhu border killing: Six day remand for accused in lynching case, three more held

Narayan Singh, a Nihang Sikh who is allegedly involved in killing farm labourer Lakhbir Singh at the Singhu border was arrested by the Punjab police on Saturday, October 16, 2021.

published on : 17th October 2021

Farmers' protest against three agri laws completes 300 days

SKM said the movement is a testimony to the will and determination of lakhs of farmers across the country that would only grow stronger.

published on : 22nd September 2021

Hike in sugarcane FRP inadequate compared to rise in petrol, diesel prices: BKU chief Naresh Tikait

He demanded that the hike in the fair and remunerative price of sugarcane should be on par with the rise in prices of petrol, diesel and other items.

published on : 26th August 2021

Farmers hold protests in Haryana targeting events of BJP leaders

Those protesters who were carrying black flags and raising slogans against the BJP-led government were not allowed to reach the venue in the first place.

published on : 11th July 2021

Protesting farmers to be tested, vaccinated against COVID-19 in Haryana, says Anil Vij

The Minister further informed that he had talked to Deputy Commissioner of Sonipat and Jhajjar, about the vaccination and testing of farmers protesting at the border.

published on : 20th April 2021

Union minister RL Kataria skips Ambala event following protest by farmers

However, the minister of state for jal shakti and social justice and empowerment attended two other public programmes where a large number of police force was deployed.

published on : 25th February 2021

Republic Day violence accused Lakha Sidhana attends public meeting in Bathinda

The gangster-turned-activist had given a call for the public meeting in Bathinda's Mehraj village last week.

published on : 23rd February 2021

Centre should not make repealing farm laws a prestige issue: Amarinder

He reiterated his stand that the central government should not stand on prestige on the issue and should be willing to revoke the legislations to find an effective, long-term solution to the problem.

published on : 21st February 2021

Need a different toolkit for democracy

It will take years, nay decades, for the BJP to mature into a genuinely democratic party that welcomes different opinions to enrich inputs and thought processes.

published on : 21st February 2021

'Hum do hamare do': Rahul Gandhi tears into Modi govt on farm laws

He told Lok Sabha that it was not an agitation of the farmers only but a movement of the country and the government will have to repeal the laws.

published on : 11th February 2021
1 2 3 >