The Central Railway had earlier announced that it would run two special trains from Mumbai's CSMT to Bhusawal to send the farmers back.Mar 12, 2018, 22:44 PM IST
Earlier today, the agitating farmers met representatives of the Maharashtra government in Mumbai with a list of their demands.Mar 12, 2018, 20:05 PM IST
Following the meeting, the Maharashtra government said that it was a positive one where all demands of the farmers were discussed.Mar 12, 2018, 17:14 PM IST
Complete loan waiver and profit of 1.5 times input cost for all major agriculture commodities are the major demands of the AIKS.Mar 12, 2018, 06:50 AM IST
The farmers, under the aegis of the Left-affiliated AIKS, are demanding, among other things, proper implementation of the Maharashtra government's loan waiver scheme.Mar 12, 2018, 00:04 AM IST
Farmers from across India are expected to 'gherao' the Parliament to demand for "better prices for their produce and complete freedom from debt".Nov 20, 2017, 07:42 AM IST
The Swabhimani Paksha leader said the Union government had not done enough for farmers.
Jun 25, 2017, 11:03 AM IST
Hundreds of farmers agitating against land acquisition on Thursday blocked a road and pelted stones and torched a police van near Kalyan in Thane in Maharashtra, police said.Jun 22, 2017, 14:04 PM IST
Gowda further said that interest free loans of about Rs. 1000 crores are given to the farmers per year.
Kailash Gandolia, BKS state general secretary said they are being forced to launch the violent agitation as the Vasundhara Raje Scindia-led government did not pay heed to their demands.
"All seven farmer organisations held dharnas outside the offices of all the deputy commissioners in the state in support of their demands.Jun 12, 2017, 15:11 PM IST
I have always tried do a lot for farmers, their problem is ours: Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said on Sunday that he had always tried doing a lot for farmers.Jun 11, 2017, 11:09 AM IST
The wholesale agriculture market in Mandsaur, one of the largest in Madhya Pradesh, wore a deserted look as agitating farmers stayed away from it for the 10th day today, leading to losses running into several crore rupees.Jun 10, 2017, 16:07 PM IST
The violent protest has later spread to neighbouring districts of Neemuch, Indore, Khargone, Ujjain, Shahjanhanpur, Sehore, Raisen and Harda in the last few days.Jun 10, 2017, 11:51 AM IST
Shivraj Singh Chouhan begins indefinite fast, says Madhya Pradesh can't prosper without development of farmers
Amid spiralling protest by Madhya Pradesh farmers, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday began his indefinite fast.Jun 10, 2017, 08:19 AM IST
BKU activists protested in Hisar, Sirsa and Kurukshetra districts and demanded arrest of those responsible for the deaths of the farmers in Madhya Pradesh.Jun 09, 2017, 19:46 PM IST
"On one hand farmers are protesting, ending their lives for their demands and on the other, the BJP is holding grand celebrations.Jun 09, 2017, 19:27 PM IST
The Congress Party on Friday condemned Thursday's detention of party vice-president Rahul Gandhi in Madhya Pradesh, dubbing the whole incident as 'undemocratic'.Jun 09, 2017, 10:35 AM IST
The Amarinder Singh-led dispensation had formed an expert group to assess the quantum of agricultural debt and suggest ways and to waive it.Jun 08, 2017, 17:49 PM IST
Continuing on the warpath, farmers on Wednesday resorted to violence and arson in western Madhya Pradesh despite prohibitory measures.Jun 08, 2017, 00:01 AM IST