farmers agitation

As farmers' protest enters Day 4, prices of vegetable and fruits soar; no truce in sight

Several Opposition leaders raised their voice against the Centre on social media.

Jun 04, 2018, 11:52 AM IST

As farmers' agitation grows, Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar calls it a non-issue

Khattar's statement comes at a time when farmers across the country are on a 10-day strike to press their demands, including loan waiver and right price for crops.

Jun 02, 2018, 11:00 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

Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan reaches Mandsaur, meets kin of farmers killed in police firing

 Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday reached Mandsaur, the hub of the recent farmers' agitation.

Jun 14, 2017, 08:47 AM IST

MP farmers' protest: Hardik Patel detained on way to Mandsaur; CM to visit city tomorrow

Hardik Patel, who had led the agitation for Gujarat's Patel community, and his supporters were detained in Madhya Pradesh’s Neemuch district while on their way to Mandsaur, the epi-center of last week’s violent farmers’ agitation.

Jun 13, 2017, 12:23 PM IST

Farmers protest in Punjab: AAP holds candle light vigils

Volunteers of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), under its Kisan and Mazdoor wing, today organised candle light vigils in the state to express solidarity with the on-going agitation of farmers.

Oct 12, 2015, 20:43 PM IST

51 trains affected due to farmers' stir in Punjab

Passengers faced a harrowing time in Punjab as 27 trains were cancelled on Friday due to the ongoing agitation by farmers, which entered third day today.

Oct 09, 2015, 20:42 PM IST

'Patels' stir can be turned into farmers' agitation'

Noted farmers' leader, economist and former MP from Maharashtra Sharad Joshi, who had aggressively taken up the agriculturists' cause in the 80's, on Thursday said he saw a potential of converting the reservation agitation of the Patel community in Gujarat into a farmers' agitation.

Sep 03, 2015, 21:20 PM IST

Farmers block NH 31 at Dhupgiri seeking compensation

Jalpaiguri:  Farmers on Monday blocked the National Highway 31 at Dhupgiri in Jalpaiguri district seeking compensation for damaged potato seeds.

Nov 17, 2014, 15:40 PM IST

CPI(M) MLA arrested for damaging public property

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

May 10, 2013, 15:17 PM IST

Farmers stage protests in TN, demand compensation for crop loss

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

Feb 03, 2013, 22:46 PM IST

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

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.

Jun 14, 2012, 14:58 PM IST

Noida farmers` stir: Maya orders CB-CID probe

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

Sep 01, 2011, 21:35 PM IST

Pune firing: Situation peaceful; probe ordered

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.

Aug 10, 2011, 12:54 PM IST

Haryana: BJP supports farmers agitating against land acquisition

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.

May 22, 2011, 18:33 PM IST

Need judicial inquiry for atrocities on farmers: Digvijay Singh

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.

May 12, 2011, 15:25 PM IST

RLD demands judicial probe into police, farmers clash in UP

The Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD)
on Sunday demanded a probe by a sitting Supreme Court judge into
clashes that broke out between security personnel and
agitating farmers in Uttar Pradesh over land acquisition row.

May 08, 2011, 15:33 PM IST

If Andhra govt fails to be pro-farmer it will go: Jagan

Former Congress MP Jagan Reddy Thursday said the Andhra govt would have to bid goodbye to power in the state if it neglected farmers.

Dec 23, 2010, 16:29 PM IST