farmers agitation

Mekedatu yatra must be like farmer stir: Karnataka Congress chief DK Shivakumar

Shivakumar gave a call to party workers to put up a united front to bring Congress to power after the 2023 Assembly elections.

published on : 27th December 2021

Farm laws repeal: Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar urges farmers to end agitation, go home

Last week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the Centre will bring necessary bills in the winter session of Parliament beginning later this month to repeal the farm laws.

published on : 27th November 2021

Rakesh Tikait slams Owaisi, terms him a spoilsport

Tikait alleged that the present government was not being run by a party, but it was one which toed the line of Nagpur (RSS).

published on : 26th November 2021

Farmers welcome move but vow to continue MSP fight

The withdrawal of the laws is a triumph for farmers but the PM should also act on giving legal guarantee to MSP in the Parliament, farmer leaders said.

published on : 20th November 2021

PM Narendra Modi orders repeal of three farm laws ahead of Assembly polls in five states

PM Modi exhorted the agitating farmers to call off their protests and return to their homes, while apologizing for not being able to convince some of the farmers.

published on : 19th November 2021

Farm law concessions for tie-up with Captain Amarinder Singh? 

“There will definitely be some steps to calm down the farm agitation in the next few weeks. Certain aspects are being discussed at the top level within the government,” said a senior BJP leader.

published on : 31st October 2021

Farmers agitation getting violent day by day: Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij

The Centre on Friday said that delaying the paddy procurement is in the 'overall interest of farmers and consumers as well'.

published on : 2nd October 2021

Farmers' stir: Haryana govt suspends internet, SMS services in Karnal

The farmers continue their demonstration outside the secretariat after talks with the district administration failed over their call for action against officials involved in lathi-charge.

published on : 9th September 2021

368 trains affected on Punjab route due to farmers' agitation over sugarcane prices

At least 40 Express and goods trains were canceled or were short terminated or diverted on Tuesday while 368 trains have been affected so far.

published on : 24th August 2021

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