Former Army chief V K Singh condemned recent police firing on protesting farmers in Maharashtra and demanded that the state take responsibility for the delay in carrying out negotiation of cane price.
Rail traffic was disrupted
on Tuesday following a farmer’s protest at the railway station
seeking compensation for the family of a farmer who died.
Rail traffic was disrupted on Amritsar-Pathankot route for about four hours
Saturday as members of 17 Left-wing farmers` unions blocked tracks.
Six police constables attached to Pune
rural police were suspended on Thursday for "vandalising private
vehicles" during Tuesday`s protest by farmers in Maval region.
After Haryana, it is now farmers in Punjab`s Mansa district who are protesting against "forcible" land acquisition for an upcoming thermal power
project in the state.
Terming the current Land Acquisition
Act as colonial, large number of farmers under the banner of Bhartiya Kisan Sangh on Monday staged a protest before the
More than 200 farmers brought two cows to Tokyo where they shouted and punched the air Tuesday in a protest to demand compensation for products contaminated by radiation spewing from Japan`s crippled nuclear plant.
The demands of farmer organisations included moisture limit of paddy be raised from 17 to 22 percent, discolouration limit be raised from five to 12 percent and MSP of wheat be hiked.
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