Farmers protest

Farmers' protest over compensation turns violent in Uttar Pradesh

The sub-station compound went up in flames and the fire tenders had a tough time dousing the flames, police said.

published on : 17th November 2019

Uttar Pradesh farmers end protest after government assurance, promise to return if demands are unmet

The demands include early payment of sugarcane arrears, cleaning of the polluted tributaries of the Ganges on priority, and giving insurance benefits to all family members of farmers.

published on : 22nd September 2019

As farmers lay siege at Delhi doorsteps, Priyanka Gandhi asks BJP why are they not being let in

Farmers, on their way from Uttar Pradesh to Kisan Ghat in Delhi on Saturday demanding pending sugarcane dues, loan waivers and cheap electricity, among others, were stopped.

published on : 21st September 2019

Delegation of farmers protesting at Delhi allowed to meet officials at Krishi Bhavan

The farmers march had started from Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh on September 11 and was expected to converge at the Kisan Ghat in Delhi on Saturday.

published on : 21st September 2019

UP farmers begin march towards Kisan Ghat in Delhi demanding loan waiver

Farmers have decided to hold a hunger strike if their demands are not met even after their march to Delhi. 

published on : 21st September 2019

Farmers stage protest over delay in insurance payment in Odisha

Pradhan alleged that farmers of the district are yet to get input subsidy for crop loss due to hailstorm, cyclone Phethai and drought during 2018 kharif season.

published on : 18th July 2019

20 tribals detained in Telangana for clashing with forest officials

More than 30 podu cultivators staged a sit-in dharna, obstructing the forest department’s tractors and demanded that the officials leave the fields immediately.

published on : 7th July 2019

Andhra Pradesh farmers stage protest against e-NAM  trading system at Tenali market yard  

Agriculture market yard secretary interacted with the farmers and explained that the Central govt was implementing the e-NAM system from July 4.

published on : 4th July 2019

Angry onion farmers dump produce on road

Nearly 40 lorries and 300 tractors carrying onions have been arriving at the Kurnool Agriculture Market daily for the past 15 days. Onion is cultivated in 25,000 hectares in the district. 

published on : 7th September 2018

Protesting fuel price hike, farmers not to supply milk, vegetables in cities across India from June 1 to 10

If one has to buy any of these commodities one will be have to go to the villages and buy them at the rates farmers demand.

published on : 30th May 2018

Gandhian lesson from Maharashtra's Kisan Long March

From industrialists to ordinary housewives, the farmers’ peaceful protest in Maharashtra received widespread support and was a huge success.

published on : 18th March 2018

This government can't do anything for you, says Raj Thackeray to protesting Maharashtra farmers

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray today came out in support of the farmers who have reached here after undertaking a 'Long March' to Mumbai from Nashik.

published on : 12th March 2018

Kisan Long March | 35,000 farmers reach Mumbai, to lay siege to Maharashtra legislature

The farmers, led by Left-affiliated All India Kisan Sabha, are demanding, among other things, proper implementation of the Maharashtra government's loan waiver scheme.

published on : 12th March 2018

This government can't do anything for you: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray tells farmers

Raj Thackeray Sunday came out in support of the farmers who have reached here after undertaking a 'Long March' to Mumbai from Nashik to press their various demands including full loan waiver.

published on : 11th March 2018

March of the Kisan brigade

Clad in soiled white shirt, dhoti and a tulsi mala around his neck, Chandar Shivram Pendhar, 65, stands out from the crowd.

published on : 11th March 2018
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