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farmers strike

Govt must do more to help our farmers

A large numbers of agriculturists have been on a 10-day “strike” from June 1.

06 Jun 2018 1:39 AM

Statewide farmers’ 10-day strike begins

Navale also urged the government to come forward and fulfil the demands of farmers, for which they had waited for one year.

02 Jun 2018 2:01 AM

Maharashtra disbursed Rs 8,332 crore crop loan

Loans have been given for period starting June 1 till June 12 for current Kharif season.

16 Jun 2017 9:44 AM

Farmers’ organisations likely to reignite strike

Claim only few would stand to gain from loan waiver.

13 Jun 2017 2:29 AM

Maharashtra waives off all farm loans, averting strike

It was not immediately clear how much the loan waivers would cost state coffers.

12 Jun 2017 9:25 AM


Maharashtra farmers’ strike yields loan relief

The decision came after a meeting between the farmers’ leaders and a Group of Ministers.

12 Jun 2017 12:47 AM

NCP to give charter to secretary

NCP has also declared that it will hit the streets, demanding complete loan waiver.

10 Jun 2017 2:47 AM

Increase in fresh produce, prices recede

Vendors too said that they are getting fresher produce and prices are under control.

09 Jun 2017 1:47 AM

Shiv Sena calls BJP ‘insensitive’

Questioning the CM’s statement about the farmers’ need for a loan waiver, Mr Raut asked how would the CM decide their needs.

09 Jun 2017 1:42 AM

No change in prices of veggies

Vegetable, fruit rates barely affected by bandh, milk supply hit.

06 Jun 2017 1:03 AM


Farmers' strike in Maharashtra: APMCs in Nashik remain closed

Nashik is one of the major centres of fruit and vegetable production in the state, and the biggest producer of onion in the country.

05 Jun 2017 6:24 PM

Most veggies remain dear, coriander price drops

Two days into the statewide farmers’ strike, the price of vegetables continued to remain high in the city’s retail market.

04 Jun 2017 12:57 AM

Farmers hold ground, veggie prices up

Prices of fruits and vegetables soared on Friday, public fearful of further spike.

03 Jun 2017 1:53 AM

Retailers hike veggie prices, public suffers

Owing to the strike, there was 56 per cent dip in milk procurement in Maharashtra.

03 Jun 2017 1:49 AM

Ruckus on first day of protest, eight arrested

The strike began on a violent note when a police vehicle was pelted with stones in Lasalgaon at 1 am on Thursday.

02 Jun 2017 12:30 AM


CM Devendra Fadnavis requests farmers to withdraw stir

The CM added that Nashik, Ahmednagar, Pune and Marathwada are the worst affected areas due to this strike.

02 Jun 2017 12:26 AM

Maharashtra farmers on strike, Mumbai may face veggie and milk shortage

APMC says certain section with vested interests out to make fast buck.

02 Jun 2017 12:24 AM

Farmer stir gains momentum

32 agriculturalist bodies say some are trying to divide protesters.

24 May 2017 2:18 AM