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Parkash Singh Badal appeals to farmers to call off protest

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Monday again appealed to protesting farmers to lift their rail blockade saying being a farmer himself, he was ever ready to resolve any issue related to agriculture through mutual dialogue.

Medha Patkar arrested along with associates in Allahabad

Social activist Medha Patkar and some of her associates were arrested here on Saturday while they were going to Kachri village of the district, where farmers had held protests and clashed with police against acquisition of their land by the UP government for a power plant.

Swaraj Abhiyan decides to wind up protests

Yogendra Yadav-led Swaraj Abhiyan on Wednesday decided to wind up its protests at Jantar Mantar after Lt Governor's assurance of handing over the symbolic plough to them and in view of "security concerns" ahead of Independence day.

Arvind Kejriwal bats for Yogendra Yadav, seeks Home Minister's intervention

Terming the police action against Yogendra Yadav as "barbaric", Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday came out in support of the ex-AAP leader, and sought Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh's intervention in the matter.

Yogendra Yadav arrested, complains of being 'beaten, manhandled' by Delhi Police

Swaraj Abhiyan leader Yogendra Yadav was detained during a farmers' protest at Jantar Mantar by Delhi Police Monday night.

Prashant Bhushan welcomes AAP's support against Yogendra Yadav's detention

Senior advocate Prashant Bhushan on Tuesday welcomed the Aam Aadmi Party's support against the detention of former party leader Yogendra Yadav by the Delhi Police.

Delhi Police arrests Yogendra Yadav; Arvind Kejriwal seeks Rajnath's intervention

Delhi Police arrests Yogendra Yadav; Arvind Kejriwal seeks Rajnath's intervention

Swaraj Abhiyan leader Yogendra Yadav was detained during a farmers' protest at Jantar Mantar by Delhi Police Monday night.

UP: Sanjeev Balyan threatens farmers protesting against him at a rally

Union Minister of State for Agriculture Sanjeev Balyan has come out and threatened protesting farmers in Uttar Pradesh’s Sambhal area where he was addressing a rally.

UP farmers protest against unchanged sugarcane prices

The farmers burnt sugarcane here on Saturday as they staged a protest against the state government for keeping the prices of unchanged for the third year in a row.

French PM blasts farmers for torching tax office in protest

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls on Saturday vowed to prosecute farmers in Brittany who torched tax and insurance buildings and dumped vegetables in the streets in protest at falling living standards.

Former Army chief VK Singh condemns police firing on farmers

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.

Farmers protest disrupts rail traffic in Amritsar

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.

Farmers` protest hits rail traffic in Punjab

Rail traffic was disrupted on Amritsar-Pathankot route for about four hours
Saturday as members of 17 Left-wing farmers` unions blocked tracks.

Land case: HC asks UP, Noida Authority to file counter affidavit

The Allahabad High Court on Monday asked the UP government and Noida Authority to file their counter-affidavits on hundreds of petitions filed by Gautam Buddh Nagar district farmers, who have challenged acquisition of more than 3,000 hectares of land for development of Greater Noida and Noida Extension areas.

Ghaziabad farmers welcome land takeover quashing

Thousands of farmers in three villages in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad district had cause to celebrate Tuesday as the Supreme Court quashed the acquisition of their agricultural land for setting up a township for leather processing industry.

Farmers` protest in Pune: Six policemen suspended

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.

Punjab faces farmers` anger on land acquisition

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.

MP: Farmers protest against Land Acquisition Act

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
district collectorate.

Farmers protest against Japanese nuke plant owner

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.

Rail, road traffic in Punjab hit due to farmers` protest

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.