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Samyukta Kisan Morcha Announces Fresh Protests, Parliament March Over Farm Laws

They will also serve a ‘warning’ to opposition leaders on July 17.

04 July 2021

Farmers’ Protests Will Continue Till New Farm Laws Are Withdrawn: BKU Leader Rakesh Tikait

Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait made the remark while speaking in Uttar Pradesh’s Ramrajn town on the occasion of protesting farmers marking 100 days of their agitation


Rs 1.5 Crore Transferred To Bank Accounts Of Farmers: Agriculture Minister

The scheme was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on February 24, 2019, from Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh.


Centre Ready To Talk To Protesting Farmers On Any Proposal Barring Repeal Of Laws: Agri Min

The minister’s statement comes a day after BJP workers and anti-farm law protesters clashed in Ghazipur

01 July 2021

Farmers' Protests Enter 100th Day, Unions Say 'We Are Going Strong'

March 6 will be observed as 'Black Day' as part of which the Kundli–Manesar–Palwal (KMP) expressway will be blocked for five hours


Farmers Protest Spreads Across The Nation

Several farmer organisations claim the new farm bills are 'anti-farmers' and protest at various parts of the nation.

24 February 2021

Indo-Canadian YouTube Star Lilly Singh Sports 'I Stand With Farmers' Mask At Grammys Red Carpet

Lilly Singh wrote that since there's intense media spotlight on the red carpet, this was the perfect opportunity to show her solidarity with farmers.

15 March 2021

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The Soul Of Small And Marginal Farmers: Get Us Remunerative Prices Only!

The summary of their responses revealed that the need of the hour is not cutting-edge technological implementation but the formation of more robust mechanism for remunerative price of their produce.

23 January 2021

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14 January 2021
Farm Bills 2020: Crafting Effective Buffers Against A Predicted Catastrophic 2021

Farm Bills 2020: Crafting Effective Buffers Against A Predicted Catastrophic 2021

We need our food systems in top order in the corona-hit economy. And this brings the focus on our farming community and the processes of production and...


14 January 2021
Farm Bills 2020: Crafting Effective Buffers Against A Predicted Catastrophic 2021

Farm Bills 2020: Crafting Effective Buffers Against A Predicted Catastrophic 2021

We need our food systems in top order in the corona-hit economy. And this brings the focus on our farming community and the processes of production and...


14 January 2021
This Is How The Farm Impasse Can Be Broken: Take A Vote

This Is How The Farm Impasse Can Be Broken: Take A Vote

Instead of consulting just farm unions, it would make sense to do an actual poll of the country’s farming community on the three contentious laws.


29 December 2020
Agriculture Can't Be Run Sitting In Delhi: NCP Supremo Sharad Pawar

Agriculture Can't Be Run Sitting In Delhi: NCP Supremo Sharad Pawar

NCP supremo Pawar also raises questions about the composition of the three-member ministerial group negotiating with the unions


27 December 2020
Protesting Farmers In Punjab, Haryana Clang 'Thalis' During PM Modi's 'Mann Ki Baat'

Protesting Farmers In Punjab, Haryana Clang 'Thalis' During PM Modi's 'Mann Ki Baat'

We are opposing PM's 'Mann Ki Baat' because the prime minister only says what he has to without listening to the voice of the people: BKU chief


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27 December 2020
Attempt To Mislead Farmers On New Agri Laws Will Not Succeed: Rajnath Singh

Attempt To Mislead Farmers On New Agri Laws Will Not Succeed: Rajnath Singh

Defence minister Rajnath Singh said in a virtual address, it takes a few years before the new reforms start yielding positive results


25 October 2020
Farm Bills A False Experiment In The Name Of Agricultural Freedom

Farm Bills A False Experiment In The Name Of Agricultural Freedom

With the farm bills, The BJP is not so much conducting an experiment as it is following a predictable agenda of right-wing accumulation by dislocation and...


16 October 2020
MSP, Government Procurement Important Part Of Food Security: PM Modi

MSP, Government Procurement Important Part Of Food Security: PM Modi

PM Modi said the government in the last six years has been investing in boosting infrastructure facilities at Agriculture Produce Marketing Committees.


07 October 2020
Punjab Farmers Reject Agriculture Department's Invite For Talks Over Farm Laws

Punjab Farmers Reject Agriculture Department's Invite For Talks Over Farm Laws

The farmer organisations’ representatives also announced to continue their 'rail roko' agitation against the three agri laws despite an appeal by Chief...


06 October 2020
Congress Tractor Rally: Rahul Gandhi Allowed To Enter Haryana After High Drama

Congress Tractor Rally: Rahul Gandhi Allowed To Enter Haryana After High Drama

Before Rahul Gandhi arrived at the Punjab-Haryana border, senior Haryana police officials told reporters that they would not allow more than 100 people to...


04 October 2020
Javadekar Takes 'Middlemen' Jibe At Parties Opposing Farm Laws

Javadekar Takes 'Middlemen' Jibe At Parties Opposing Farm Laws

Talking to reporters on the second day of his visit to Goa as part of the ruling BJP's initiative to create awareness about the farm laws, Javadekar said the...


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01 October 2020
MSP To Stay, Hike In Future; Tractor Incident Opposition's Intentional Attempt: Rajnath Singh

MSP To Stay, Hike In Future; Tractor Incident Opposition's Intentional Attempt: Rajnath Singh

Union Minister Rajnath Singh blamed the opposition parties for inciting farmers against the farm bills decision. He also assured that the new bills are bills...


01 October 2020
SAD Organises Three Kisan Marches Against Farm Laws

SAD Organises Three Kisan Marches Against Farm Laws

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Thursday took out three separate farmer marches from the three religious Takhts in Punjab to Chandigarh. The marches are being...


28 September 2020
Sonia Asks Congress-Ruled States To Pass Laws Negating Controversial Agriculture Acts

Sonia Asks Congress-Ruled States To Pass Laws Negating Controversial Agriculture Acts

Agriculture being a state subject, Opposition parties and states ruled by them have also alleged that the Centre has violated the spirit of federalism to enact...


28 September 2020
Stalin Attacks PM, Says ‘Son Of A Poor Mother, Is Making Many Indians Poor’

Stalin Attacks PM, Says ‘Son Of A Poor Mother, Is Making Many Indians Poor’

DMK chief M.K Stalin has claimed that his party is ready to move Supreme Court against the farm laws. Stalin has also claimed that the new farm laws will drive...


28 September 2020
Two Acts And A Half

Two Acts And A Half

The new contract farming law doesn’t adequately protect farmers, and the new Essential Commodities Act is a windfall for speculators—but the fear on APMCs...


28 September 2020
Precarious Freedom

Precarious Freedom

Something in Indian agriculture is being set free. But is it the farmer?


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