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'Why are they not being let in?': Priyanka question to BJP as farmers lay siege at Delhi

The farmers, protesting under the banner of Bharatiya Kisan Sangathan (BKS), had started their march from Saharanpur on September 11.

21 Sep 2019 6:58 PM

Bengaluru: Mandya farmers' protest over water crisis enters 6th day

The farmers have been demanding diversion of Cauvery and Hemavati waters to their canals in order to save their produce.

26 Jun 2019 4:08 PM

Maharashtra farmers begin their agitation again to press for their demands

8-day farmers protest in Maharashtra delayed due to police intervention.

21 Feb 2019 12:34 PM

Children want good jobs, refuse farming seeing our plight: protesting farmers

Farmers from across the country were in Delhi to press for their demands, including debt relief and remunerative prices for their produce.

01 Dec 2018 11:41 AM

Farmers asking for their due, not 'free gifts': Rahul Gandhi at Delhi rally

The Congress chief joined several leaders from oppn parties to address farmers gathered at Jantar Mantar.

30 Nov 2018 4:45 PM


‘Will march naked to Parliament if demand not met’: TN farmers in Delhi

Farmers from Tamil Nadu have reached Delhi on Friday carrying skulls of their colleagues who had committed suicide.

30 Nov 2018 12:37 PM

Protesting farmers denied permission by police to march to Parliament

The police have made special arrangements for the protest with 3,500 personnel pressed into service.

30 Nov 2018 9:07 AM

TN farmers arrive with skulls, threaten naked march if stopped from going to Parl

Last year, the group staged protests at Jantar Mantar with the skulls of eight farmers who killed themselves owing to farm losses.

29 Nov 2018 1:34 PM

Farmers from across India converge in Delhi for two-day Kisan march

Two-day rally will be one of largest congregations of farmers in Delhi, All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee claimed on Wed.

29 Nov 2018 9:51 AM

Maharashtra farmers' protest: CM says land rights claims will be settled by Dec

CM Devendra Fadnavis gave assurance to representatives of protesting farmers who marched to Azad Maidan for redressal of grievances.

22 Nov 2018 9:13 PM


Farmers begin 2-day march from Thane to Mumbai for land rights, loan waiver

They are also demanding an increase in the Minimum Support Price and a judicial system to ensure its implementation.

21 Nov 2018 2:08 PM

Govt set to raise support prices for winter crops amid farmer anger

Modi govt is also expected to raise the floor prices for mustard, lentils, sunflower, chickpeas, barley and sunflower.

03 Oct 2018 2:45 PM

Farmers in pitched battle with cops, reject govt’s assurances

The demands of farmers include waiver of farm loans, clearance of pending payments and implementation of the Swaminathan Committee Report.

03 Oct 2018 12:53 AM

Not ‘satisfied’ with govt assurance, will stay put at Delhi border, say farmers

After meeting protesting farmers, Union minister Rajendra Singh Shekhawat said govt was assuring farmers to take forward their cause.

02 Oct 2018 5:13 PM

Farmers’ march in Delhi on Sept 5 to ‘expose’ Modi govt

The website lists the achievements and proposed plans of the Modi government for farmers.

10 Jun 2018 6:01 AM


Kairana, which powered opposition’s 2019 hopes, offers clues for PM Modi

4 yrs ago, PM Modi's BJP swept UP, winning 73 of 80 seats, as rural poor - swayed by promises of higher crop prices - deserted Congress.

03 Jun 2018 1:38 PM

Milk, vegetable supplies to be hit as farmers in 7 states begin 10-day protest

Farmer groups have called for 'Gaon bandh' from June 1-10 during which no farm produce would be allowed to be transported outside villages.

01 Jun 2018 2:03 PM

Farmer leaders warn of 'violent' protests in Gujarat over lignite mining

Farmers allege the government is completely ignoring the land acquisition law, while acquiring their land for lignite mining.

28 May 2018 9:33 AM

UP: Sugarcane farmer dies while protesting over non-payment of dues

Sugarcane farmers have been holding protests against govt for various demands, most significant of which was the lack of clearance of dues.

27 May 2018 6:29 PM

Maharashtra Kisan Sabha distributes free milk to protest against low purchase price

The farmers' organisation wants milk to be purchased at Rs 27 per litre by dairies, chilling plants.

06 May 2018 6:14 PM