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Madhya Pradesh farmers' stir: Mandsaur has slipped from national consciousness, but sons of soil aren't giving up
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Madhya Pradesh farmers' stir: Mandsaur has slipped from national consciousness, but sons of soil aren't giving up

In all the brouhaha over the GST and the impending presidential election, the Mandsaur farmers' strike may have slipped from the national consciousness, but the farmers haven't forgotten.

Madhya Pradesh farmers' strike: Warrant issued against Congress MLA Shakuntala Khatik for inciting violence
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Madhya Pradesh farmers' strike: Warrant issued against Congress MLA Shakuntala Khatik for inciting violence

An arrest warrant has been issues against Shakuntala Khatik for inciting protesters to burn down a local police station during the farmers' agitation in Madhya Pradesh

Former Haryana CM Bhupinder Hooda blames central govt's 'anti-farmer policies' for unrest, suicides
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Former Haryana CM Bhupinder Hooda blames central govt's 'anti-farmer policies' for unrest, suicides

Former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Hooda alleged that the "anti-farmer" policies of the BJP-led central government were responsible for the farmer suicides in the country

Hamid Ansari says India's freedom struggle closely linked to journalists, society needs free press
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Hamid Ansari says India's freedom struggle closely linked to journalists, society needs free press

Recalling the contribution of journalists to the Indian freedom struggle, Hamid Ansari said democracy needs free press and the same goes for society as well

Madhya Pradesh farmers' protest: Patidar leader Hardik Patel may leave for Mandsaur on 13 June
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Madhya Pradesh farmers' protest: Patidar leader Hardik Patel may leave for Mandsaur on 13 June

Patidar leader Hardik Patel will arrive in Mandsaur, the epicentre of the farmers' stir in Madhya Pradesh, with his supporters to meet the agitating cultivators

Farmers in Rajasthan observe bandh in solidarity with Madhya Pradesh protesters
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Farmers in Rajasthan observe bandh in solidarity with Madhya Pradesh protesters

Farmers restricted milk, grain and vegetable supply in several districts of Rajasthan in support of a 'bandh' to express support for their counterparts in Madhya Pradesh

Farmers' strike: Madhya Pradesh Police beat up 80-year-old woman, arrest 100-year-old husband
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Farmers' strike: Madhya Pradesh Police beat up 80-year-old woman, arrest 100-year-old husband

A photo of an 80-year old woman being beaten up by cops in the farmers' protest in Madhya Pradesh went viral on Twitter on Saturday

Madhya Pradesh farmers' strike: Medha Patkar, Yogendra Yadav detained outside Mandsaur
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Madhya Pradesh farmers' strike: Medha Patkar, Yogendra Yadav detained outside Mandsaur

Swaraj India chief Yogendra Yadav and social activists Medha Patkar and Swami Agnivesh were detained after they tried to enter Mandsaur.

Madhya Pradesh farmers' protest: RSS-affiliated BKS blame crisis on central policies
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Madhya Pradesh farmers' protest: RSS-affiliated BKS blame crisis on central policies

Farmers were not the Central government's priority, BKS National Secretary Mohini Mohan Mishra said, demanding that they are given higher prices for farm produce

Madhya Pradesh farmers' strike: Medha Patkar, farmer leaders to meet slain protesters' families
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Madhya Pradesh farmers' strike: Medha Patkar, farmer leaders to meet slain protesters' families

A delegation of social activists and farmer leaders will visit the families of the farmers on Sunday, who died in police firing in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur.

Madhya Pradesh farmers' strike: Congress calls CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan's fast a 'sham'
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Madhya Pradesh farmers' strike: Congress calls CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan's fast a 'sham'

Congress termed the fast by Shivraj Singh Chouhan amid farmers unrest in the state, as a "pretence" and asked him to prepare for his "political exile"

Madhya Pradesh farmers' strike: Inside Mandsaur disturbance lies history of political doles, opium addiction
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Madhya Pradesh farmers' strike: Inside Mandsaur disturbance lies history of political doles, opium addiction

The decades-long culture of giving out doles has devastated the lives, livelihoods, and moral standards of farmers in Madhya Pradesh and other states across India. And reform will occur with a change in the narrative, which is currently focussed on politicisation rather than problem-solving.

After Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu braces for farmers' strike as cultivators resume protest in Chennai
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After Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu braces for farmers' strike as cultivators resume protest in Chennai

Tamil Nadu farmers on Friday launched an "indefinite" protest in Chennai pressing for their charter of demands including comprehensive drought relief.

Madhya Pradesh farmers' strike: Looming crisis should be a lesson for BJP; election rhetoric can backfire
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Madhya Pradesh farmers' strike: Looming crisis should be a lesson for BJP; election rhetoric can backfire

It is a miracle that farmers in India still continue to grow crops when it is clear that it ultimately leads to their ruin and, sometimes, even their death.