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Jan 18, 2018
Gorakhpur farmers protest against land acquisition; heavy police force deployed in ManbelaTension ran high in Manbela village on the outskirts of Gorakhpur, the home turf of Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath, as farmers on Thursday protested the against alleged forced acquisition of their land.
Dec 31, 2017
Environment in 2017: Questionable policies, climate change apathy are no longer options2017 has taught us several things about escalating carbon emissions, the real impact of global warming and the responsibility that rests on the shoulders of our elected representatives #YearInReview
Dec 28, 2017
Budget 2018: With more agriculture states poll bound, expect more farm-focussed steps this yearThe widening farm distress is evident not just from what farmers’ representatives said, but also from increasing riots due to agrarian crisis
Dec 05, 2017
Yashwant Sinha stands ground in Akola, says he won't leave protest site till farmer demands are acceptedA defiant BJP veteran leader Yashwant Sinha, who was detained in Akola on Monday while leading a protest by farmers, vowed not to move out of the place where he spent the night till demands of cultivators of Maharashtra's Vidarbha region are accepted
Nov 20, 2017
Farmers hold protest march, mock Parliament session in Delhi; demand loan waiversCriticising the NDA government for "failing" to fulfil its promise of 50 per cent profit over crop production cost, the farmers warned it of repercussions during the 2019 Lok Sabha election.
Nov 10, 2017
Maharashtra farmer threatens to jump off Mantralaya building in Mumbai, detained by policeWhile it was not immediately clear how Salve managed to hoodwink tight security around Mantralaya to reach the parapet wall undetected, he was whisked away from the scene by police for interrogation
Oct 06, 2017
Zameen Samadhi Satyagraha: Why scores of farmers in a Rajasthan village are burying themselves in neck-deep pitsFarmers in Rajasthan have been staging a unique protest - Zameen Samadhi Satyagraha - for the last five days in Ninder village to oppose acquisition of land
Sep 15, 2017
Rajasthan announces farm loan waiver worth Rs 20,000 cr; farmers end two-week long agitationThe Rajasthan government has announced a farm loan waiver of Rs 20,000 crore, following the 13-day long protest by farmers demanding crop loan waiver
Sep 12, 2017
Sikar Standoff: Rajasthan farmers stopped from marching towards collector's office, face off with policeThe Sikar farmers have been demanding the implementation of Swaminathan Commission recommendations and crop loan waiver.
Aug 16, 2017
Congress wins three seats in Mandsaur bypolls, seat of farmers' unrest, despite BJP victory in MP civic pollsCongress won three seats in the civic by-polls in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur district on Wednesday, media reports said.