Profile of Jayanta Bhattacharya
Will there be another round of talks between the centre and farmer unions protesting over the three new agricultural reform laws?
Leaders of the joint platform of farmer unions are now mobilising supporters ahead of assembly elections scheduled next year
The letter by Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) general secretary Binoy Kumar Sinha, was addressed to the Labour and Employment Minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar.
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Most farmer leaders have claimed that there are no reports of Covid-19 cases at protest sites and Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait has reiterated his refusal to move out.
These include highway blockades and protest marches, including one towards Parliament, which will be held in April and May.
'I see the struggle continue till November-December. I’ve no intention to return home till the goal is achieved,' Rakesh Tikait said.
Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait’s rally is being perceived as a message to the Centre that the farmers’ stir is not restricted to the national capital and north India.
But the government claims support and assistance to women farmers provided over and above male farmers under several schemes
Women farmers take valuable tips from women’s day march to reach out to a wider audience at home
Women’s Day: Thousands of women farmers hold protest marches and deliver speeches at the Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur protest sites at Delhi's borders on International Women's Day.
'How can I take a vacation when other farmers are agitating for their rights under the open sky?' says the 28-year-old
For 15 years he was working as an assistant manager in one of India’s top private banks at Sitarganj in Udham Singh Nagar district of Uttarakhand.
On November 25, 2020, farmers, to pressurise the Union government to repeal the three farm laws, decided to march towards the national capital under the ‘Dilli Chalo’ campaign.
RSS-affiliated BKS is fighting against farm laws separately
February 26 marks three months of the sit-in protests and gives farmers time to go home to attend to their crops in March-April.
First, they targeted those from Punjab, the Sikhs. Then they spread canards about farmers from Haryana, then it was the turn for those from western Uttar Pradesh, says Rakesh Tikait
Rakesh Tikait's journey as a leader is about channelling farmers’ pain and anger as a narrative against successive governments
The umbrella body of the farmer unions, Samyukt Kisan Morcha, has decided to keep off aggressive demonstrations during the 'chakka jam'.
Rakesh Tikait was supporting the new farm bills till November 27, 2020 when he joined the agitation at Delhi’s border. God bless him for all the attention he’s getting now, says Rashtriya Kisan Mazdoor Sangathan leader V.M. Singh
Farmer unions are meeting at Singhu border today to chalk out their future course of action.
The protesting unions are expected to mainly deliberate on the proposed Parliament march due to the law-and-order problem it may create in the national capital.
‘Anti-social elements infiltrated an otherwise peaceful movement. Peace is our biggest strength and any violation only hurts the movement,’ Samyukt Kisan Morcha said
BJP reaching out to farmers to tell them that the new laws do not intend to remove MSP or grab their land; rather will help increase their income.
Farmers’ Protest: The eighth round of talks between the Centre and the protesting farmers ended in a stalemate as both sides stuck to guns once again on repeal of the three controversial farm laws.