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Mar 12, 2018
Agitating Maharashtra farmers reach Azad Maidan after overnight march; to encircle Assembly building todayAs protesting farmers in Maharashtra reach Mumbai, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has called a meeting of officials on Monday to address the issue.
Mar 11, 2018
Maharashtra farmers' march: RSS says government needs to change agrarian policy, find practical solutionsFarmers' problems should be understood sensitively and practical solutions found for them, the RSS said on Sunday.
Jan 10, 2018
Yashwant Singh set to take up farmers' woes in Madhya Pradesh, join protest in Gadarwara tomorrowAfter Maharashtra, BJP veteran Yashwant Sinha has now landed in another party-led state, Madhya Pradesh, to take up the cause of farmers.
Oct 16, 2017
Sachin Pilot slams Vasundhara Raje-led Rajasthan govt for ignoring the plight of agitating farmersRajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot on Sunday accused the Vasundhara Raje government of failing to reach out to protesting Ninder village farmers who had been agitating for the last 14th day against the Jaipur Development Authority's decision to acquire their land.
Sep 11, 2017
Tamil Nadu farmers threaten to commit suicide, march nude if Centre fails to fulfil their demandsThe Tamil Nadu farmers, who have resorted to increasingly desperate modes of protest for loan waiver and other demands, now say they plan to march nude and even attempt suicide
Jul 20, 2017
Tamil Nadu farmers beat themselves with chappals to protest MLAs' 'shameless' salary hikeTamil Nadu farmers demanding loan waiver and drought relief package beat themselves with flip-flops to protest salary hikes MLAs have given themselves
Jul 19, 2017
Madhya Pradesh to introduce 'clear-cut' compensation policy for victims of grave incidentsThe Madhya Pradesh government declared that it would come out with a "clear-cut" compensation policy for the victims, who lose their lives in the incidents of serious nature.
Jul 17, 2017
Madhya Pradesh farmers' strike: Hardik Patel says government shouldn't compel farmers to become NaxalsMandsaur: Patidar quota agitation leader Hardik Patel said the government shouldn't "compel farmers to become Naxals".
Jul 14, 2017
Marathwada farmers lodge complaint against IMD, accuses it of inflating monsoon forecast figuresFarmers from a village in Marathwada region Friday filed a police complaint against the India Meteorological Department (IMD), accusing it of colluding with seed and pesticide manufacturers and inflating the monsoon forecast figures
Jul 12, 2017
Marathwada Diary: Farmers' distress goes beyond weather patterns, to intensify protests if demands not met by 25 JulyWhy did the farmers’ strike break out now and not during years of drought in Marathwada? Agriculture experts point out that the timing proves how agrarian distress is much more than weather patterns – it is rooted in policies that result in water mismanagement and rising input costs, amid an absence of fair credit systems or support prices.