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Oct 18, 2019
Maharashtra polls: Yavatmal's Adivasi farmers 'prepared to fight' as govt's promise to fix land rights issue falls flatAround 30,000 farmers from various parts of the state, including Yavatmal in Vidarbha, covered a distance of 180 kilometres from Nashik to Mumbai on foot, with the aim to gherao the Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Assembly) building and press their demand for the full implementation of FRA, and also of the loan waiver the government had promised in 2017
Jun 13, 2019
Despite ban, Indian farmers plant HTBT cotton; experts blame nexus between politicians, agro firms behind availability of illegal seedCotton growers incurred hefty losses over the years as Monsanto’s pest-resistant varieties failed to meet its objectives, there is no clarity whether the HT cotton will benefit the farmers in long-run
May 02, 2019
Farmer Distress | Firstpost Conversations | Episode 4On the fourth episode of #FirstpostConversations, Rupali Mehra talks to All India Kisan Sabha president Dr Ashok Dhawale, agricultural economist R Ramakumar, and BJP spokesperson Shweta Shalini about the undoing of India’s agricultural growth
Apr 30, 2019
PepsiCo wants to 'amicably settle' issue of suing four farmers; coercing, intimidating farmers says Swadeshi Jagran ManchPepsiCo is the second large US company to face major patent infringement issues in India.
Apr 25, 2019
Agricultural crisis: Why BJP's poll promise of doubling farmers’ income by 2022 is a lofty ambitionDoubling farmers’ inflation-adjusted income from the current levels, say in six years, will be possible if the government acts in mission mode.
Feb 22, 2019
AIKS suspends farmers’ march from Nashik after ‘positive’ meeting with Maharashtra govt, asks officials for promises in writingA leading farmers' organisation on Thursday announced suspension of its ongoing protest march from Nashik to Mumbai over agrarian concerns after talks with the Maharashtra government.
Feb 21, 2019
Farmers' long march from Nashik to Mumbai to continue as talks with Maharashtra government remain inconclusiveThe farmers' long march from Nashik to Mumbai will continue after their leaders' late night parleys with Maharashtra government to address their demands remained inconclusive, the march organisers said on Thursday.
Feb 05, 2019
All India Kisan Sabha announces farmers' rally on 20 Feb to press for farm loan waiver, pension and MSPThe new long march also follows 208 organisations of farmers from parts of the country staging protest in Delhi in November, 2018, raising the demands.
Dec 05, 2018
Farmers' crisis, agriculture will be focus of 2019 polls and not Ram Mandir, says All India Kisan Sabha leader Hannan MollahAIKS general secretary and eight-time MP from West Bengal, Hannan Mollah said agriculture would be a significant issue ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, not the Ram Mandir controversy, because the Narendra Modi government has failed on its promises to implement the recommendations of the Swaminathan Committee in letter and spirit and waive farm loans.
Nov 29, 2018
Kisan march in Delhi: From carrying skulls to naked protest threats, bizarre steps Tamil Nadu farmers warned of if stoppedThey were among the thousands of farmers, who will march to Ramlila Ground on Thursday and to Parliament Street on Friday, to press for their demands, including debt relief and remunerative prices for their produce.