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Oct 19, 2019
Maharashtra election: Yavatmal farmer's widow, who contested LS polls, says more cultivators being pushed into moneylenders' webVaishali Yede gained a measure of fame for having delivered a heart-wrenching speech at the Marathi Literary Festival.
Jun 25, 2019
Karnataka farmers’ strike enters fifth day: Govt puts onus on Cauvery board as protesters demand diversion of river waterThe indefinite strike by the Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha members demanding Cauvery and Hemavati waters to be channelised for saving standing crops entered the fifth day on Tuesday. Farmers in Mandya have been demanding diversion of Cauvery and Hemavati waters to their canals in order to save their produce. On Monday, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy had asked the Centre to direct the Cauvery Water Management Authority to resolve the issue.
May 16, 2019
MNS to organise farmers’ demonstration in Thane on 17 May to protest 'exploitation' by local politiciansThe MNS would organise a demonstration of farmers in Thane city of Maharashtra on Friday to protest against their alleged exploitation by local politicians
Apr 21, 2019
Devendra Fadnavis defends Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur's candidature from Bhopal, but doesn't support her comment on Hemant KarkareAmid the controversy created by Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur's statements on Hemant Karkare, Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis defended the party's decision to field Pragya from the crucial Bhopal constituency for the ongoing Lok Sabha election.
Mar 23, 2019
Tamil Nadu farmers to contest Lok Sabha election against Narendra Modi in Varanasi in bid to include demands in BJP manifestoAfter taking their protests to the National Capital to highlight their demands, Tamil Nadu farmers are gearing up for an electoral battle and will file 111 nominations from the Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency from where Prime Minister Narendra Modi is contesting.
Mar 05, 2019
8 trains cancelled, 24 diverted as farmers block Amritsar-Delhi line; loan waiver, payment of sugarcane crop among key demandsEight trains were cancelled and 24 were diverted on Tuesday as farmers continued their protest on the Amritsar-Delhi rail track in Jandiala in Amritsar
Feb 26, 2019
Maharashtra sees staggering increase in farmer suicides, almost half of victims' families receive no compensation, shows RTIFrom January 2015 to the end of 2018, 11,995 farmers committed suicide in Maharashtra, a 91 percent increase over the previous three year period.
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 20, 2019
Maharashtra farmers begin protest march from Nashik; will raise loan waiver, other demands in Mumbai on 27 FebBetrayed by the government at central and state levels, farmers began a protest march from Nashik to Mumbai on Wednesday to press for demands
Jan 13, 2019
Farmers attack sugar factories in Maharashtra, set few on fire over delay in payments, better prices for their produceAngry over delay in payments, farmers attacked offices of sugar factories in Satara, Sangli and Kolhapur districts of Maharashtra and set some of them ablaze, the police said on Sunday.