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UP sugar cane farmers launch agitation

Last Updated: Friday, November 29, 2013, 21:35

Sugarcane growers on Friday launched protest here over suicide case of a farmer while demanding immediate starting of crushing private mills and compensation to the farmer.

CPI(M) MLA arrested for damaging public property

Last Updated: Friday, May 10, 2013, 15:17

A CPI(M) MLA was on Friday arrested and sent to judicial custody for allegedly damaging public property.

Farmers stage protests in TN, demand compensation for crop loss

Last Updated: Sunday, February 03, 2013, 22:46

After a brief lull, farmers in Nagapattinam district have resumed their agitation seeking compensation for the loss of Samba crop.

UP Govt withdraws cases against farmers in Tappal agitation

Last Updated: Friday, September 07, 2012, 19:49

UP govt withdrew cases lodged against farmers of Tappal area of Aligarh during the Mayawati regime.

Tourists stranded as farmers block J&K NH over water woes

Last Updated: Thursday, June 14, 2012, 14:58

Thousands of passengers, including tourists, are stranded on the Jammu-Srinagar highway as farmers blocked the road at Awantipora demanding proper water supply for irrigation purposes.

‘Bhatta-Parsaul farmers cases will be withdrawn’

Last Updated: Saturday, May 12, 2012, 00:21

UP CM Akhilesh Yadav assured farmers of Bhatta-Parsaul villages that criminal cases lodged against them would be withdrawn.

Withdraw cases against Bhatta farmers: BJP to SP

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 08, 2012, 19:38

Rajnath Singh wrote to Akhilesh Yadav seeking his "immediate and personal" intervention in withdrawing cases against Bhatta-Parsaul farmers.

Noida farmers` stir: Maya orders CB-CID probe

Last Updated: Thursday, September 01, 2011, 21:35

Mayawati govt ordered a CB-CID probe into Bhatta Parsaul incidents including police firing and rape during the farmers`s agitation in Greater Noida.

Pune firing: Situation peaceful; probe ordered

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 10, 2011, 12:54

A day after police firing and violence in Maval near here, killing three persons, the situation is peaceful and under control, official sources said on Wednesday.

Relief at last, farmers end agitation in Noida

Last Updated: Saturday, July 30, 2011, 19:39

In a big relief to flat buyers in Noida, the Kisan Sangharsh Samiti on Saturday decided to suspend its agitation against land acquisition for three months.

Haryana: BJP supports farmers agitating against land acquisition

Last Updated: Sunday, May 22, 2011, 18:33

Opposition BJP in Haryana has lend its support to farmers protesting the state government`s move to acquire land of Panjokhra village in Ambala district for setting up an Industrial Model Township.

Need judicial inquiry for atrocities on farmers: Digvijay Singh

Last Updated: Thursday, May 12, 2011, 15:25

Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Thursday demanded a judicial inquiry into "atrocities" on farmers demanding higher compensation for their land that has been taken for a highway project in Uttar Pradesh`s Greater Noida area.