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First person account: Red Fort protestors told me they won’t leave till govt hears them
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First person account: Red Fort protestors told me they won’t leave till govt hears them

I saw Nishan Sahabs, the Indian tricolour, flags of anti-corruption activists, but no sign of Khalistan pennants

Delhi Police refuses permission for farmers’ march to National Capital on 26, 27 November
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Delhi Police refuses permission for farmers’ march to National Capital on 26, 27 November

The police said that the protest, which has the support of over 500 farmer organisations, will not be allowed in Delhi due to the coronavirus outbreak

Hundreds of UP farmers call off protest after govt agrees to meet five of 15 demands, vow to resume agitation if demands remain unfufilled
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Hundreds of UP farmers call off protest after govt agrees to meet five of 15 demands, vow to resume agitation if demands remain unfufilled

Farmers from Uttar Pradesh had marched to Delhi to press for their demands, which also included loan waiver, cheap electricity, pension and implementation of the Swaminathan Committee recommendations

Uttar Pradesh farmers march to Delhi to protest against power tariff hike, sugarcane dues; govt sets sugar mill owners 31 Oct deadline
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Uttar Pradesh farmers march to Delhi to protest against power tariff hike, sugarcane dues; govt sets sugar mill owners 31 Oct deadline

A large number of farmers are currently staying in Sector-69, Noida and they are scheduled to march to Kisan Ghat, Delhi on Saturday.

AIKS suspends farmers’ march from Nashik after ‘positive’ meeting with Maharashtra govt, asks officials for promises in writing
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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
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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.

Caught in the cycle of debt and death, India's farmers drove home the severity of the agrarian crisis in 2018
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Caught in the cycle of debt and death, India's farmers drove home the severity of the agrarian crisis in 2018

Farmer’s protests and their demands are no longer subdued – they deserve serious engagement and attention and cannot be restricted to election promises of loan waivers or sops.

Farmers' march in New Delhi: Ignored by govt and society, women cultivators demand respect and recognition
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Farmers' march in New Delhi: Ignored by govt and society, women cultivators demand respect and recognition

Many women say they are demanding the right to be recognised as farmers by the government and society.

Farmers' march in Delhi: Adivasi cultivators seek better prices for their crops, fair compensation for displaced people
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Farmers' march in Delhi: Adivasi cultivators seek better prices for their crops, fair compensation for displaced people

One of the major issues to have emerged from protest of the farmers is the need to move away from such homogenising of the agrarian society in the country.

Thousands of farmers march in Delhi for loan waiver, higher crop prices; Opposition leaders slam Centre's policies
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Thousands of farmers march in Delhi for loan waiver, higher crop prices; Opposition leaders slam Centre's policies

Thousands of farmers from across the country marched from Ramlila Maidan to Parliament Street in Delhi.

50,000 farmers march to Parliament Street as Opposition leaders unite against BJP-led govt: Highlights from Delhi rally
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50,000 farmers march to Parliament Street as Opposition leaders unite against BJP-led govt: Highlights from Delhi rally

In the massive rally, organised by the All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC), the agitating protesters shouted slogans against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Centre, alleging that it had failed to address their plight.

New Delhi farmers' march: Thousands of cultivators seek loan waiver, higher crop prices as Opposition unites against Centre
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New Delhi farmers' march: Thousands of cultivators seek loan waiver, higher crop prices as Opposition unites against Centre

Thousands of farmers from across the country on Friday marched from Ramlila Maidan to Parliament Street in the heart of the capital.

Farmers' march in New Delhi: Photographers across India take to social media to support the movement
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Farmers' march in New Delhi: Photographers across India take to social media to support the movement

In support of the farmers' protest, photographers are posting pictures of the agrarian crisis with the hashtag #PhotographersForFarmers

Farmers protest in Delhi: Portraits from the Kisan Mukti March's vigil at Ramlila Maidan
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Farmers protest in Delhi: Portraits from the Kisan Mukti March's vigil at Ramlila Maidan

Thousands of farmers camped overnight in the open cold at Ramlila Maidan, preparing to march towards Parliament Street on Friday

Farmers' march in New Delhi: A cultivator from Telangana highlights need to protest to secure children's future
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Farmers' march in New Delhi: A cultivator from Telangana highlights need to protest to secure children's future

Through the march, farmers are seeking their dignity of life. The agitators are asking why the plight of farmers does not evoke a response from the government.

Kisan march in Delhi: From carrying skulls to naked protest threats, bizarre steps Tamil Nadu farmers warned of if stopped
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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
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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' march in New Delhi: Agricultural policies are not working on ground; existing mechanisms need reform
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Farmers' march in New Delhi: Agricultural policies are not working on ground; existing mechanisms need reform

The agrarian crisis did not happen overnight. The problem started after 1991-92 — until then, both farm and non-farm sectors grew at the same level.

Farmers to hold two-day protest rally in Delhi from Thursday, demand govt loan waiver, higher crop prices from govt
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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."

Farmers' march: Maharashtra govt's 'lukewarm' response cause for repeated protests; drought relief, MSP hike demands unmet
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Farmers' march: Maharashtra govt's 'lukewarm' response cause for repeated protests; drought relief, MSP hike demands unmet

The farmers' march from Thane to Mumbai also comes amid many similar rallies being held in other parts of the country, including the 'Kisan Kranti Yatra' on 23 September and the protest led by the Congress' farmers' cell on 23 October.