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Nov 22, 2018
Maharashtra farmers protest for drought relief, farm loan waiver in Mumbai; CM Devendra Fadnavis to hear demands in eveningMaharashtra is witnessing a farm unrest once again. Demanding compensation for drought and the transfer of forest rights to tribals, over 30,000 farmers and tribals are protesting in state capital Mumbai.
May 07, 2018
Yavatmal again: 60-yr-old farmer sets himself on fire over 'loan burden', remains critical with 80% burnsTwo farmers from Yavatmal — Shankar Chayare and Madhavrao Rawate — had killed themselves on 10 April and 14 April, respectively, apparently due to indebtedness.
Mar 13, 2018
Maharashtra farmers protest: Fadnavis govt apathy towards agrarian crisis forces distressed cultivators to turn defiantIt is fitting that it is Maharashtra, a state Professor K Nagaraj described in his seminal study in 2008, as the “graveyard for farmers” that should witness a massive outpouring of anguish and defiance from the farming community.
Mar 12, 2018
Mumbai farmers protest: As protesters press on with their demands, citizens reach out to offer food, other assistanceOver 35,000 farmers from across Maharashtra, who embarked on a `Long March' from Nashik on 6 March to press their various demands, arrived in Mumbai on Monday.
Dec 05, 2017
Yashwant Sinha stands ground in Akola, says he won't leave protest site till farmer demands are acceptedA defiant BJP veteran leader Yashwant Sinha, who was detained in Akola on Monday while leading a protest by farmers, vowed not to move out of the place where he spent the night till demands of cultivators of Maharashtra's Vidarbha region are accepted
Nov 10, 2017
Maharashtra farmer threatens to jump off Mantralaya building in Mumbai, detained by policeWhile it was not immediately clear how Salve managed to hoodwink tight security around Mantralaya to reach the parapet wall undetected, he was whisked away from the scene by police for interrogation
Aug 03, 2017
Maharashtra farmers' protest: Shiv Sena demands withdrawal of criminal cases against agitatorsShiv Sena legislators in Maharashtra wrote to Devendra Fadnavis demanding the withdrawal of criminal cases registered against farmers who had launched a state-wide agitation for loan waiver in June
Jul 24, 2017
Maharashtra Legislative Council Day 1: Opposition demands unconditional farm loan waiverOpposition Congress and NCP tried to disrupt the proceedings of the Maharashtra Legislative Council on the first day of the session, raising slogans against the BJP-led state government over their demand for unconditional loan waiver for farmers
Jul 12, 2017
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray slams Ajit Pawar over 'two-mouthed earthworm' jibeUddhav Thackeray on Wednesday hit back at the senior NCP leader Ajit Pawar for terming the Shiv Sena as an "earthworm", saying the latter is actually the best friend of farmers