Farmers Protests in India

Agri laws: Haryana police asks travellers to avoid KMPE on April 10 to avoid blockade by farmers

While giving the blockade call earlier this month, the Samyukta Kisan Morcha had also said farmers will also march to Parliament in May.

published on : 9th April 2021

'Farmers to march to Parliament on foot in May': Samyukt Kisan Morcha

The leaders also shared their plans of forming a committee to control protesters if there is police action in parliament march.

published on : 31st March 2021

SC-appointed panel on farm laws submits report; court to decide future course of action

Farmers have been protesting seeking repeal of the three contentious farm laws on the borders of New Delhi for the last five months now.

published on : 31st March 2021

Farmers to intensify agitation with Bharat bandh, burning three farm laws on Holi

During the nationwide strike on March 26 that also marks four months of the farmers' movement, all shops and other business establishments will remain shut for 12 hours.

published on : 17th March 2021

New agri laws violate UN declaration on farmers' rights signed by India: SKM to UNHRC

A memorandum addressed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi was handed over to officials to mark the 110th day of the agitation at Delhi border, Samyukta Kisan Morcha statement read.

published on : 16th March 2021

Punjab Assembly pays tributes to farmers who died during protests against farm laws

Several farmers who were part of the agitation against the three farm legislations had died due to varied reasons, including health issues like heart attack.

published on : 1st March 2021

US: NRIs of San Francisco Bay Area show support to India's farm laws via car rally

The US had earlier come out in support of India's new farm laws, saying it welcomes steps that would 'improve the efficiency' of Indian markets and attract greater private sector investment.

published on : 22nd February 2021

Farmers' chakka jam: Entry, exit of several Delhi metro stations closed for security reasons

The Metro stations which have been closed until further notice are Lal Quila, Jama Masjid, Janpath,  Central Secretariat, Vishwavidyalaya, Mandi House, ITO and Delhi Gate. 

published on : 6th February 2021

After violence during tractor rally, Budget day march to Parliament cancelled by farmer unions

'But our agitation will continue and there will be public meetings and hunger strike across the country on January 30,' farmer leader Darshan Pal said.

published on : 27th January 2021

200 artists rescued after being stranded near Delhi's Red Fort for two hours due to tractor parade

They were safely rescued by Delhi Police personnel after being stuck for almost two hours in the afternoon, provided refreshments and subsequently escorted away, a senior officer said.

published on : 26th January 2021

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau expresses 'concern' over farmers' protest in India

We believe in the process of dialogue and we’ve reached out through multiple means to the Indian authorities to highlight our concerns, says Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

published on : 1st December 2020

'Insulting to call farmers terrorists': BSP, SP flay Centre, ask it to reconsider three farm laws

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav too flayed the Centre, accusing it of seeking to mortgage the country to the rich.

published on : 29th November 2020