Farmers agitation

Farmers end 75-hour stir in UP, hand over charter of demands to Lakhimpir Kheri DM

The farmers, belonging to 31 different orgainsations including Rakesh Tikait's Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU), had converged in Lakhimpur Kheri under the aegis of Samyukt Kisan Morcha.

published on : 20th August 2022

Middle ground of reasoned argument lost in din of protests

Agitation after agitation after agitation. This has been the defining narrative of the last year-and-a-half in Tamil Nadu.

published on : 30th June 2018

Yashwant Sinha withdraws agitation after assurance from Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis

Yashwant Sinha withdrew his three-day old agitation after an assurance from Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis that all the demands put forth by the farmers would be fulfilled.

published on : 6th December 2017

BJP rebels, Shiv Sena back Yashwant Sinha

Nana Patole, BJP MP from Bhandara, rushed to Akola, where Sinha was detained on Monday while protesting against the government’s “apathy” towards farmers in Vidarbha.

published on : 6th December 2017

Madhya Pradesh Kisan Mukti Yatra halted, 300 arrested

Swaraj Abhiyan chief Yogendra Yadav, activists Medha Patkar, Paras Saklecha were among the detained.

published on : 6th July 2017

MP home minister finally admits police bullets killed five farmers in Mandsaur 

He added that a judicial probe has already been ordered and appropriate action will be taken against those found guilty as per the findings.

published on : 8th June 2017