farmers protests

Odisha Congress protests against farm laws, fuel prices

The memorandum alleged that the government is profiteering from the misery of farmers and the common people by raising the price of diesel and petrol to an all time high.

published on : 16th January 2021

Nothing short of repeal of farm laws will resolve crisis, asserts Punjab cabinet

It also said that the Congress-led Punjab government would take all measures to protect the interests of the state and farmers.

published on : 15th January 2021

`Truly' independent persons should have been appointed on panel on farm laws: Pawar

Pawar, a former Union agriculture minister, said the agitating farmers do not have faith in the panel as these members were said to have supported the new farm laws of the Centre in the past.

published on : 15th January 2021

Rahul seeks public support for farmers as Congress to release booklet to highlight pitfalls of agri laws

Congress has been continuously demanding a repeal of the three laws and has also called a nationwide protest and a "Raj Bhavan Gherao" in all the states.

published on : 15th January 2021

Farmers to sit for ninth round of talks on Friday; unions say don't have much expectations from Modi government

The farmer union leaders also appealed to all protesters to maintain peace and harmony during the tractor parade on Republic Day.

published on : 15th January 2021

‘Khalistanis’ have infiltrated farmers protest, Centre tells SC

The bench told Venugopal that somebody has made an allegation here on record that there are some banned organisations which are helping the protest.

published on : 12th January 2021

Farmer leaders welcome SC verdict staying implementation of three agri laws, but say protest to continue

The farmer leaders said they are not willing to participate in any proceedings before a committee appointed by the Supreme Court, but a formal decision on this will be taken by the Morcha.

published on : 12th January 2021

Supreme Court stays contentious farm laws, sets up panel to hold talks

The Supreme Court also sought cooperation from the farmers' unions. "Those who genuinely want resolution will go to the panel," it said. 

published on : 12th January 2021

Telangana Congress storms collectorates over farm laws

Addressing the rally at Suryapet, Uttam slammed the BJP and TRS governments for their ‘anti-farmer’ policies

published on : 12th January 2021

Lack of drinking water, toilets: Survey nails absence of amenities at farmers' protest sites

Jan Swasthya Abhiyan conducted a rapid assessment of basic amenities at the protest sites on the national capital’s borders.

published on : 12th January 2021

BKU's Charuni among dozens booked over vandalism at Khattar's Karnal event 

The police said they are collecting evidence including video clips in connection with the incident and would take action against those who are found involved in it.

published on : 11th January 2021

Mamata government's decision to bring resolution against farm laws poll gimmick to fool masses: BJP

State BJP chief Dilip Ghosh wondered that if the TMC is so concerned for the farmers, then why is it "creating roadblocks" for the implementation of the new agriculture laws.

published on : 11th January 2021

Feeding a revolution: How fire in kitchens sustaining farmers' fight in streets

While the centre stage of this protracted battle remains the streets, but the fire in the belly of these farmers has been sustained by the flames burning in the kitchens backstage.

published on : 11th January 2021

SC questions Centre's opposition on its suggestion to stay implementation of farm laws

The apex court asked the parties to suggest two-three names of former CJIs including former CJI R M Lodha who can head the SC-appointed panel.

published on : 11th January 2021

Repeal anti-farmer acts now: Mamata on Shastri's death anniversary

Remembering Shastri's slogan of 'Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan', Banerjee said farmers are the heroes of the nation.

published on : 11th January 2021
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