farmers agitation

Suspend stir, it's spreading COVID to villages: Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar to farmers

Khattar said farmers may resume their agitation later if they wish, but they must stop it as of now.

published on : 13th May 2021

Farmers' protest: MHA extends RAF's stay in Uttar Pradesh till February 26

The Congress Party is organising Kisan Panchayats in 28 districts of Western Uttar Pradesh to raise a voice against the farm laws and to support farmers' demand to repeal them.

published on : 23rd February 2021

Farmers participate with vigour in 'rail roko'; railways says impact negligible

The railways has deployed 20 additional companies of the RPSF across the country, especially in Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal.

published on : 18th February 2021

Greta Thunberg shares toolkit for 'on-ground' assistance of protesting Indian farmers

The document contained a brief background of the agitation and listed pointers through which one could help, both online and on-ground.

published on : 4th February 2021

Steps that would improve efficiency of India's markets welcome: US on farmers' stir

Responding to a question on ongoing farmers' protests in India, the State Department said the US encourages that any differences between the parties be resolved through dialogue.

published on : 4th February 2021

2021 Budget does not matter, only concerned about having farm laws repealed: Protesting farmers

At Singhu Border, most farmers were rather clueless about the Budget, saying they were 'unable to access the internet' at the protest site, so couldn't get to know the details.

published on : 1st February 2021

Top AAP leaders visit sites, extend support with water tanks, electricity  

The Aam Aadmi Party once again extended full support to the farmer agitation with its many leaders visiting the protest sites on borders of the national capital on Friday. 

published on : 30th January 2021

New agri laws have potential to raise farm income; social safety net needed: IMF's Gita Gopinath

IMF's Chief Economist Gita Gopinath said that Indian agriculture is in need of reforms and there are multiple areas where the reforms are needed, including infrastructure.

published on : 27th January 2021

Sustaining a protest: Over 100 community kitchens set up to feed farmers near Tikri border

Farmers of all ages, some who had never cooked before as they always relied on their wives’ cooking, have mastered the art of making roti and sabzi at the Tikri protest site.

published on : 27th January 2021

Tractor parade: At Delhi-Ghazipur border, ‘republic of farmers’ crops up

The Ghazipur-Delhi border is the third major protest site of the farmers protesting against three farm laws. The border has become a hub of protestors mostly from Uttar Pradesh.

published on : 27th January 2021

Just a few people disagreeing: Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan on farmer protests

He said the new farm laws allowed cultivators to sell their produce anywhere 'just like a trader can sell his clothes in any market in the country'.

published on : 18th January 2021

Burn anti-farmer government orders in Sankranti bonfire, TDP supremo Chandrababu Naidu tells people 

In the regime of the YSRC, suicides of farmers and farm workers went up by 55 per cent, he claimed.

published on : 13th January 2021

Consider letter as resignation if Centre fails to withdraw farm laws by Jan 26: Chautala to Haryana Speaker

Chautala slammed the Centre for imposing the "black laws" on farmers in an "undemocratic way" and said the farming community in the entire country is opposing these legislations.

published on : 11th January 2021

Over 100 British MPs write to Boris Johnson on farmers' distress, urge him to address concern with Modi

The letter goes on to add that another cross-party letter addressing the concern was also forwarded to the foreign secretary Dominic Raab to ensure that he raised the matter with his counterpart.

published on : 9th January 2021

Soaked firewood, clothes: Biting cold, rains act as double whammy for protesting farmers

On 39th day of their protest against the farm laws, farmers at borders had to face heavy rains and cold conditions.

published on : 4th January 2021
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