Madhya Pradesh farmers protest: No impact on vegetable supply, claim officials; Yashwant Sinha, Shatrughan likely to join stir on 8 June
Madhya Pradesh remained largely peaceful on the third day of the 10-day agitation by farmers demanding remunerative prices for their produce and waiver of farm loans, among others.
Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar calls farmers' 10-day protest 'issue-less'; says organisers only hurting rural income
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday mocked the 10-day farmers' protest that has been launched across seven states in the country by calling it "issue-less".
Mandsaur farmers' protests: Two arrested in Fatehabad in connection with violence; Gaon Bandh halts vegetable supplies
On the anniversary of Mandsaur protests, farmers in Madhya Pradesh launched a 10-day-long agitation as part of a nationwide strike to press for their demands, including waiver of loans and the right price for crops.
Yogendra Yadav criticised the Centre for its stand against farm loan waivers and said an attitude of "double standards" has been meted out towards farmers
In an exclusive conversation with Firstpost, Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan outlines his perceptions on issues like farmers' protest and loan waiver, and how he intends to resolve them
The monsoon session of Parliament will commence on 17 July the day when voting for the presidential election will take place.
Amarinder Singh lashed out at the opposition for "twisting" the farm debt waiver issue and said the Rs 1,500 crore proposed in the budget was initial money provided to leverage more sum to be given for the debt waiver scheme in instalments
Before ending his 28-hour fast, Shivraj Singh announced a series of measures , including declaring purchase of farm produce below the MSP a criminal act.
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
The state government's move to promote digital payment in place of cash aggravated the woes of the Madhya Pradesh farmers
Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Bhupendra Singh said that the five casualties during farmers' agitation in Mandsaur occurred during police firing.
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi left Delhi for Mandsaur where five farmers were killed during protests earlier this week
As Mandsaur remains on edge, politicians from both BJP and Congress have been denied permission to enter the region.