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May 04, 2019
Gujarat govt offers to play the umpire; suggests PepsiCo India make it a party to contracts with potato farmersRealising it was losing the battle of perceptions, PepsiCo accepted the face-saver of a negotiated settlement which the Gujarat government offered.
Mar 12, 2018
How Maharashtra farmers covered 180-km from Nashik to Mumbai: With red caps, flags and blistered feet, farmers reach Azad MaidanBraving scorching heat, the protesters have covered 180 kilometres on foot in six days to reach Mumbai
Mar 09, 2018
Maharashtra farmers' march to Mumbai a mission to assert rights and overcome oppression, one step at a timeDancing, singing and surviving on the bare minimum, over 25,000 farmers from across Maharashtra are marching to Mumbai where they will encircle the legislative building and press for demands which they feel successive state governments have betrayed them on: land rights, forest rights, guaranteed minimum support price and loan waivers, etc
Jul 12, 2017
Farmers' suicides: Supreme Court is right; state and central govts must galvanise efforts to address issueThe Supreme Court indicated recently that paying compensation or ex-gratia payments to the next of kin was not a preventive measure for farmers' suicides.