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Punjab farmers back in protest mode, march to Raj Bhavan with old demands

Similarly farmers from 15 farmer unions of Haryana marched towards Haryana Raj Bhavan from Panchkula and were stopped at the Chandigarh-Haryana border.

published on : 27th November 2022

Farmers across India to march to Raj Bhavans on Nov 26 over ‘breach of assurances’

SKM also criticised the Union government for not implementing the written assurances made on 9 December 2021 on legally guaranteed MSP, and withdrawal of the Electricity Bill among others.

published on : 18th November 2022

UP airport land acquisition: Farmers protest seeking compensation hike, relocation to place of choice

The protesting farmers were demanding a hike in the compensation for their land so as to match it with the money being given to other groups at the rate of Rs 3,300 per square metre.

published on : 29th October 2022

BJP weakening all political parties using 'money power': Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait

"The entire opposition should come out onto the streets. Or else, in the coming days, all movements and political parties will be banned and closed down," Tikait said.

published on : 30th September 2022

Centre asked to fully block multiple accounts during farmers' protests: Twitter to Karnataka HC

Twitter's counsel said the order by the Union government is a violation of the Supreme Court order which held that criticism can be made within the boundaries of the law.

published on : 26th September 2022

Hundreds of farmers reach Delhi to take part in 'mahapanchayat'; many detained at Ghazipur

Leaders of the Samyukta Kisan Morcha claimed at some locations, farmers were being stopped from reaching Jantar Mantar, a claim denied by the Delhi Police.

published on : 22nd August 2022

Security beefed up ahead of 'mahapanchayat' called by farmers' body in Delhi

Anyone trying to gain entry will be checked thoroughly to avoid any undue gathering which may give rise any untoward situation, police said.

published on : 22nd August 2022

Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait detained by Delhi police on way to Jantar Mantar protest

The Delhi Police working at the behest of the government cannot suppress the voice of the farmers, Tikait, the national spokesperson for the Bharatiya Kisan Union tweeted.

published on : 21st August 2022

Farmers lift blockade from one side of Jalandhar-Ludhiana stretch in Punjab's Phagwara

The decision came after Punjab Agriculture Minister Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal said his government has withdrawn the letter of open auction of the Phagwara sugar mill property.

published on : 13th August 2022

Sugarcane dues: Farmers block second side of national highway in Punjab's Phagwara

Roads leading to Hoshiarpur, Nawanshahr and Nakodar were also blocked by parking tractors, leading to traffic snarls.

published on : 12th August 2022

Punjab farmers squat on rail tracks as part of SKM's protest against Centre over MSP, Lakhimpur violence

Bhartiya Kisan Union (Lakhowal) general secretary Harinder Singh Lakhowal said trains will be stopped from 11 am till 3 pm in Punjab.

published on : 31st July 2022

Dutch farmers protest government scheme to slash emissions, block supermarket warehouses

The unrest among Dutch farmers was triggered by a government proposal to slash emissions of pollutants like nitrogen oxide and ammonia by 50% by 2030.

published on : 4th July 2022

Samyukta Kisan Morcha claims Twitter accounts linked to farm movement withheld on 'instructions' of Centre

According to SKM, @kisnaektamorcha and @tractor2twitr are the two prominent accounts among others that have been withheld.

published on : 27th June 2022

Government offices remain paralysed in Bargarh as farmers continue agitation over crop insurance

Sources said that the over 90,000 farmers had applied for insurance under PMFBY and also paid the premium for around 2 lakh hectare of farmland.

published on : 15th June 2022

Farmers block Hyderabad-Warangal highway, demand scrapping of land pooling GO

As the agitation continued without any end in sight, the police intervened and cleared the highway after arresting the demonstrators. 

published on : 26th May 2022

Punjab farmers end protest after AAP government accepts several demands

The development came after representatives of more than 20 farmer bodies held a marathon meeting with Mann at Punjab Bhawan here.

published on : 18th May 2022

Punjab farmers sit on protest near Chandigarh-Mohali border, CM terms it 'unwarranted'

A farmer leader said they do not want any confrontation with the state government, but they will have to break the barriers and move towards Chandigarh if their issues were not resolved.

published on : 17th May 2022

'Will stir if demands not met': Farmer leaders to meet Punjab government on May 10 over power cuts

Before that meeting farmers leaders will be going to Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh on May 4 to get justice for families of 'martyred' farmers.

published on : 2nd May 2022

Farmers protest near residence of Punjab Power Minister Harbhajan Singh over electricity shortage

The farmers, who were protesting under the banner of the Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee, scuffled with police as they tried to break the barricades to reach Harbhajan Singh's house.

published on : 29th April 2022

Doc who aided farm stir to help students in war zone

With most students and others stuck there traumatised and in dire need of medical assistance, we have contacted a military hospital 200 km from Kyiv in Ukraine through our contacts.

published on : 3rd March 2022
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