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farmers agitation

Pavan K. Varma | The flaw in PM’s security: Rise above politics, fix it

Any attempt to politicise this matter is most deplorable. But unfortunately, this is precisely what the BJP did

09 Jan 2022 1:29 AM

Farmers ready to continue stir on Delhi borders till Modi govt lasts: Narendra Tikait

Narendra said the Centre is under any misconception that it can cull the farmers' protest like it has 'culled' other agitations in the past

10 Mar 2021 1:05 PM

CPI(M) warns to continue agitation; blames govt of betraying farmers

About 50,000 farmers from 23 districts are expected to participate in a long march that starts from Nashik on Wednesday.

20 Feb 2019 12:36 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 march to Azad Maidan in Mumbai for land ownership, other demands

Farmers from across Maharashtra, beginning their march on Tuesday, reached Byculla Bridge in the city on Thursday morning.

22 Nov 2018 9:59 AM


‘Police should have shot at legs’

Justice Jain observed that no evidence could be found to support the claim that the mob had fired at police.

20 Jun 2018 2:18 AM

Farmers’ stir ends with little impact in Madhya Pradesh

The agitation which had literally kept the Madhya Pradesh government on its toes all through the stir period however had a little impact on the state.

11 Jun 2018 12:30 AM

Stir in 10 states being led by govt proxies: Raju Shetti

It is important to note that AIKS’s agitation in Maharashtra is different from the farmers’ strike that is going on in 10 states.

03 Jun 2018 1:35 AM

Inaction by government led to agitation: Farmers

The proposed farmers’ agitation will again bring these issues back before the government.

14 Aug 2017 1:29 AM

BJP to launch 10-day farmer outreach programme in MP from tomorrow

Under the Kisan Sandesh Yatra public representatives will hear farmers’ grievances and apprise them about the welfare schemes.

26 Jun 2017 8:40 PM


3 more farmers end lives in MP, 20 suicides in fortnight

Madhya Pradesh recently witnessed farmers' stir over loan waiver, farm produce prices and other demands.

22 Jun 2017 8:47 PM

Farm loan waivers may cost Rs 1.5-2.3 lakh crore

So far, Maharashtra and UP have waived nearly 30-40 per cent of outstanding agri-bank credit.

22 Jun 2017 4:16 PM

Call session on farm crisis

Arun Jaitley told all states they shouldn’t expect help from the Centre and find their own resources for loan waivers.

22 Jun 2017 2:34 AM

Is PM Modi listening to the anguish of farmers?

The ability to represent failure as success has in fact been the order of the day for this government.

18 Jun 2017 11:58 PM

Farmers’ Yoga Day clarion call pushes govt into action

A senior BJP leader, who preferred to remain anonymous, claimed that “demontisation has had its impact on the agrarian sector”.

18 Jun 2017 1:18 AM


Tough choices for Modi as fires rage in the fields

For more than three years, Mr Modi has been in promissory mode, making one pledge after another, giving one assurance after another.

16 Jun 2017 2:17 AM

Farmers need a lot of help, don’t make it a political issue

The violence started earlier, with the agitation apparently infiltrated by anti-national forces.

15 Jun 2017 1:52 AM

BJP peeved over Delhi leaders airing views on national issues

It also came to the notice that two party spokespersons failed to strongly defend the party’s stand on the issue.

13 Jun 2017 2:48 AM

Irate farmers force congress MLC to step down

The meeting was being held in Nashik where all leaders supporting the farmers’ agitation reached to participate.

09 Jun 2017 1:50 AM

Peasants give 2-day ultimatum

The meeting on Thursday was important as the strike entered its eighth day with no signs of it abating.

09 Jun 2017 1:36 AM