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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.
Aug 11, 2017
Pan-India farmers body to hold agitations demanding loan waivers, justice for Mandsaur violenceA farmers' conglomeration said it will launch another round of protests for over two months from 31 August to voice its demands for a loan waiver and remunerative price for agricultural produce
Aug 03, 2017
Maharashtra farmers' protest: Shiv Sena demands withdrawal of criminal cases against agitatorsShiv Sena legislators in Maharashtra wrote to Devendra Fadnavis demanding the withdrawal of criminal cases registered against farmers who had launched a state-wide agitation for loan waiver in June
Aug 01, 2017
BJP slams Rahul Gandhi for instigating farmers for political gains, says Congress should return their landsThe BJP on Tuesday accused Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi of instigating farmers for petty political gains.
Jul 24, 2017
Maharashtra Legislative Council Day 1: Opposition demands unconditional farm loan waiverOpposition Congress and NCP tried to disrupt the proceedings of the Maharashtra Legislative Council on the first day of the session, raising slogans against the BJP-led state government over their demand for unconditional loan waiver for farmers