15,000 Maharashtra farmers reach Mumbai's Azad Maidan, will hold sit-in against farm laws till 26 Jan
Over 100 organisations, under the banner of 'Samyukta Shetkari Kamgar Morcha' in Maharashtra, have called for a joint sit-in at Mumbai's Azad Maidan from 24 to 26 January
Farmers' protests: Unions propose 29 Dec for talks but want MSP, repeal of laws on agenda; group from Maharashtra reaches Delhi
RLP convenor Hanuman Beniwal also announced his exit from the BJP-led NDA, and ex-Lok Sabha MP and BJP leader Harinder Singh Khalsa resigned from the party over the farm laws
Farmers' protest: Union leaders threaten to walk out of fifth round of talks, ministers convince them to continue
While the deadlock on repealing the three farm laws continued, the government Saturday offered to take back cases filed against farmers for stubble burning, as also the cases filed against some farmer activists
Maharashtra polls: Yavatmal's Adivasi farmers 'prepared to fight' as govt's promise to fix land rights issue falls flat
Around 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 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
Despite ban, Indian farmers plant HTBT cotton; experts blame nexus between politicians, agro firms behind availability of illegal seed
Cotton 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
On 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
PepsiCo wants to 'amicably settle' issue of suing four farmers; coercing, intimidating farmers says Swadeshi Jagran Manch
PepsiCo is the second large US company to face major patent infringement issues in India.
Doubling farmers’ inflation-adjusted income from the current levels, say in six years, will be possible if the government acts in mission mode.
AIKS suspends farmers’ march from Nashik after ‘positive’ meeting with Maharashtra govt, asks officials for promises in writing
A 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.
Farmers' long march from Nashik to Mumbai to continue as talks with Maharashtra government remain inconclusive
The 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.
All India Kisan Sabha announces farmers' rally on 20 Feb to press for farm loan waiver, pension and MSP
The new long march also follows 208 organisations of farmers from parts of the country staging protest in Delhi in November, 2018, raising the demands.
Farmers' crisis, agriculture will be focus of 2019 polls and not Ram Mandir, says All India Kisan Sabha leader Hannan Mollah
AIKS 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.
Kisan march in Delhi: From carrying skulls to naked protest threats, bizarre steps Tamil Nadu farmers warned of if stopped
They 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.
Farmers to hold two-day protest rally in Delhi starting today; demand debt relief, remunerative prices for produce
The two-day rally will be "one of the largest congregations of farmers" in the national capital in recent times, the All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC) claimed on Wednesday.
Farmers to hold two-day protest rally in Delhi from Thursday, demand govt loan waiver, higher crop prices from govt
Left-affiliated All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) leader Ashok Dhawale "We have never seen such a bad condition of farmers. Now, the Agriculture Ministry itself is saying that demonetisation had a bad impact on farmers."
Maharashtra farmers protest for drought relief, farm loan waiver in Mumbai; CM Devendra Fadnavis to hear demands in evening
Maharashtra is witnessing a farm unrest once again. Demanding compensation for drought and the transfer of forest rights to tribals, over 30,000 farmers and tribals are protesting in state capital Mumbai.
Kisan-Mazdoor Rally in Delhi LIVE updates: Red flags cover road in capital as thousands march to Parliament Street
Kisan-Mazdoor Rally in Delhi LIVE updates: The farmers and labourers are marching in protest in Delhi against government's labour laws. They demand that all workers should be given a minimum wage of at least Rs 18,000 per month
Labour, farmer unions to hold rally in Delhi on 5 September, aim to spread 'message of change' ahead of 2019 polls
They termed the rally an "unprecedented event" in the nation's history and said for the first time farmers, workers, eminent people from diverse fields such as economics and human rights activists would also participate in the rally.
Maharashtra bandh: Maratha groups call for shutdown today over demand for 16% quota; all you need to know
Maharashtra is bracing for a day-long shutdown on Thursday called by an umbrella organisation of pro-quota Maratha groups, with the authorities ordering closure of schools and colleges in some areas fearing violence. However, Navi Mumbai has been exempt from the agitation.
After Maharashtra, farmers' body plans long march in Delhi; wants special session of Parliament to discuss agrarian crisis
In a meeting of the central office-bearers of the AIKS in Delhi on Tuesday, the farmers' organisation said such a move was necessary to make the government aware of the plights of the cultivators.