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Nitish Kumar’s Govt Scrapped APMC Act 14 Years Ago But Farmers In Bihar Still Languishing

Nitish Kumar’s Govt Scrapped APMC Act 14 Years Ago But Farmers In Bihar Still Languishing

It was in the year 2006 when Nitish Kumar’s government abolished the Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC) Act and ended the mandi system in the state of Bihar.

24 March 2021
State Of The Farm Laws

State Of The Farm Laws

Agriculture is a state subject, but Central laws have historically prevailed. Will the three farm laws survive farmers’ anger?

26 March 2021

SC Should Have Declared New Farm Laws Unconstitutional: Senior Lawyer Dushyant Dave

Speaking to Outlook, Dave, who is also one of the three lawyers assisting the farmers' groups said that the Supreme Court should have declared the farm Bills...

Protesting Farmer Dies By Suicide At Singhu Border After Consuming Poison

Protesting Farmer Dies By Suicide At Singhu Border After Consuming Poison

Amarinder Singh's suicide makes it the 4th case of suicide at the protest site so far.

09 January 2021

Not Much Hope, Says Farmer Leader On Next Round Of Talks

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...

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30 December 2020
Sixth Round Of Centre-Farmers Talks Begin

Sixth Round Of Centre-Farmers Talks Begin

The sixth round of talks between the two sides are being held after a considerable gap. The fifth round of talks was held on December 5.


12 December 2020
MSP Explainer: What Are The Farmers' Fears? Why Isn't The Government Bending?

MSP Explainer: What Are The Farmers' Fears? Why Isn't The Government Bending?

The farmers want the MSP formula to be based on the father of the green revolution of M.S. Swaminathan's recommendation.


11 December 2020
‘Dejected’ Farmers Call Bharat Bandh On December 8

‘Dejected’ Farmers Call Bharat Bandh On December 8

Talks between farmers and Centre deadlocked over minimum support price of crops.


28 September 2020
We Have Not Shut Doors On APMC, Wait For Six Months: Karnataka CM Yediyurappa Tells Protesting Farmers

We Have Not Shut Doors On APMC, Wait For Six Months: Karnataka CM Yediyurappa Tells Protesting Farmers

The call for a bandh given by the Karnataka Raitha Sangha (Karnataka Farmers' Association) and other farmer organisations is supported by the Congress, JD(S),...


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