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Freedom from debt: Farmers from all over India to protest in Delhi, gherao Parliament

Freedom from debt: Farmers from all over India to protest in Delhi, gherao Parliament

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

Madhya Pradesh: BJP ally to begin pro-farmer exercise from Mandsaur

The Swabhimani Paksha leader said the Union government had not done enough for farmers.

 

Jun 25, 2017, 11:03 AM IST

Farmers' protest turns violent in Thane

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

Loan waiver will give farmers' relief: Karnataka Minister

Gowda further said that interest free loans of about Rs. 1000 crores are given to the farmers per year.
 

Jun 21, 2017, 19:02 PM IST
Rajasthan farmers to begin mass protest from June 20

Rajasthan farmers to begin mass protest from June 20

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.
 

Jun 18, 2017, 18:50 PM IST
Punjab farmers, SAD-BJP activists hold protests across Punjab

Punjab farmers, SAD-BJP activists hold protests across Punjab

"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

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

Amid stir, farmers' market in Mandsaur grinds to a halt

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
Impossible to give loan waiver to farmers, says MP Agriculture Minister

Impossible to give loan waiver to farmers, says MP Agriculture Minister

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

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, farmer outifts protest in Haryana against Mandsaur incident

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

Farmers protest, while BJP parties: NCP

"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
Rahul Gandhi's detention 'undemocratic': Congress

Rahul Gandhi's detention 'undemocratic': Congress

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
Punjab farmers to stage dharnas on Jun 12

Punjab farmers to stage dharnas on Jun 12

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
Madhya Pradesh continues to be on boil; govt announces measures for farmers

Madhya Pradesh continues to be on boil; govt announces measures for farmers

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
Nana Patekar's advise to MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan - `Give in to farmers' demands, suppression will only lead to aggravated protests`

Nana Patekar's advise to MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan - `Give in to farmers' demands, suppression will only lead to aggravated protests`

Veteran actor Nana Patekar's efforts to help farmers in Maharashtra are well known.

Jun 07, 2017, 16:51 PM IST
Milk, vegetable shortage hits Madhya Pradesh due to farmers agitation

Milk, vegetable shortage hits Madhya Pradesh due to farmers agitation

Farmers have been on strike since Thursday to demand loan waiver and fair price for their produce. 

Jun 02, 2017, 15:09 PM IST
Tamil Nadu farmers suspend protest till May 25 after CM Palaniswamy's assurance

Tamil Nadu farmers suspend protest till May 25 after CM Palaniswamy's assurance

The Tamil Nadu farmers who had been protesting over drought relief funds and waiver of farmers` loans on Sunday suspended their protest till May 25 after Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswamy`s assurance.

Apr 23, 2017, 19:33 PM IST

Protesting Tamil Nadu farmers drink urine

Grabbing eyeballs with their novel way of protest, Tamil Nadu farmers on Saturday drank urine in another desperate bid to draw the government's attention towards their plight.

Apr 22, 2017, 15:23 PM IST

Farmers held for protest against Kerala govt move

More than 500 farmers were detained briefly for staging a road-roko at six places in the district today, protesting the construction of a check dam across Bhavani river by the Kerala government.

Apr 03, 2017, 17:06 PM IST