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Centre repealed farm laws in view of upcoming polls, says Sharad Pawar

Had states, farmers been taken into confidence before, the situation could have been different today, he claimed

25 Nov 2021 11:08 AM

Bill to repeal three farm laws gets approval by Cabinet

Union information and broadcasting minister Anurag Thakur said the Cabinet has completed the formalities to withdraw these three farm laws

24 Nov 2021 9:20 AM

Farmers will strengthen protest from Nov 27, warns Tikait

Earlier on Sunday, Tikait also warned that the Centre they will set tents at police stations and District Magistrate's offices

01 Nov 2021 1:16 PM

Supreme Court says farmers have right to protest but can't block roads indefinitely

Farmers have been camping at Delhi borders to demand that the three agri laws be rolled back

21 Oct 2021 12:59 PM

Bharat Bandh: Farmers block highways, rail tracks; Traffic hit on Delhi borders

State governments of Tamil Nadu, Chhattisgarh, Kerala, Punjab, Jharkhand and Andhra Pradesh have extended their support to the protest

27 Sep 2021 11:43 AM

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Meenakshi Lekhi slams protesting farmers as 'mawali', later retracts

Lekhi later tweeted that her comments were 'twisted' and that she withdraws her words if they have hurt anyone

23 Jul 2021 10:29 AM

AA Edit | Protest in time of Covid needs urgent resolution

The government has been playing hot and cold on the issue of these farm laws

27 May 2021 12:00 AM

Protest flags and marches as farmers observe 'black day' to mark 6 months of stir

A brief ruckus was also reported from the Ghazipur protest site

26 May 2021 1:36 PM

Farmers in Punjab, Haryana block roads as part of nationwide protest against farm laws

Protesting farmers owing allegiance to different outfits blocked state and national highways at several places

05 Nov 2020 3:16 PM

Shiromani Akali Dal ends long-standing ties with BJP, quits NDA over farm bills

The decision comes at a time amid stepped up agitation by farmers in Punjab over the three legislations

27 Sep 2020 2:44 AM

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Farmers across India rise up against Centre's farm bills; Opposition parties back protests

The principal Opposition party, Congress, alleged that the new agriculture laws will

25 Sep 2020 7:29 PM

As farmer protests continue, Lok Sabha passes two contentious farm Bills

The three bills will now be tabled in Rajya Sabha and become laws after the Upper House also passes them

18 Sep 2020 2:44 AM

Farmer’s to protest against agrarian crisis

A total of 10 crore signatures would be collected from people and submitted to the Prime Minister through the district collectors.

30 Jun 2018 1:04 AM

UP farmer tied to tree, shot at over money dispute

The farmer, 45-yr-old Lokesh Kumar was shot at in Shamli's Kutub Garh village. He was shifted to a hospital in serious condition, cops said.

07 May 2018 6:26 PM

Farmers to participate in 2-day protest to demand for better prices, debt waiver

Around 180 farmer organisations will participate in the protest to demand what was promised during Modi's 2014 Lok Sabha campaign.

18 Nov 2017 9:42 PM

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NHRC issues notice to MP govt after police allegedly strip, thrash farmers

The NHRC has asked the Chief Secretary and DGP of Madhya Pradesh to file a report in the matter within four weeks.

06 Oct 2017 1:27 PM

Rajasthan: Farmers bury themselves in pits to protest against acquisition of land

Around 21 farmers participated in the protest which reached its 14th day on Gandhi Jayanti.

03 Oct 2017 12:58 PM

111 farmers committed suicide in past one-and-a-half years: Chhattisgarh govt

Chhattisgarh revenue minister further said family disputes, excess liquor consumption, ailments were reasons behind farmer suicides.

02 Aug 2017 8:33 AM

Maharashtra loan waiver: Govt to launch mobile app to help farmers

The Maharashtra govt had earlier expanded the ambit of its loan waiver scheme to include even those farmers who had taken loans after 2008.

28 Jul 2017 10:40 AM

Delhi Police detains TN farmers as they reach capital to agitate

TN farmers have been demanding a drought relief package, farm loan waivers and setting up of Cauvery Management Board by the Centre.

16 Jul 2017 3:02 PM

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