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Patralekha Chatterjee | India@2024: A portrait of power and fragility

Farmer demonstrations highlight the delicate balance in India's political landscape.

16 Feb 2024 12:05 AM

Centre has no plan to introduce farm laws again: Narendra Singh Tomar

The clarification comes after Congress alleged that the Centre is planning to bring back the three farm laws with amendments

26 Dec 2021 3:18 PM

SKM seeks clarification, amendments from Centre on proposal for ending farmers' stir

Samyukt Kisan Morcha, an aegis of farmer unions, had formed a five-member committee and is awaiting the government's response on the matter

08 Dec 2021 9:52 AM

No record of farmers who died during agitation, says Centre

Farmers' unions have demanded compensation for the families of those farmers who died during the agitation

01 Dec 2021 2:39 PM

Centre repealed farm laws in view of upcoming polls, says Sharad Pawar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

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

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

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