Jun 03, 2021 07:45 PM IST
The Samyukta Kisan Morcha, along with other farmer bodies, has been holding protests since last year against the three agricultural reforms introduced by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government at the Centre.
- May 26, 2021 01:33 PM IST
Clearly, cynical political reasons are at work behind the farmers' protests and the support given by the opposition.
- Feb 05, 2021 06:04 PM IST
The farmers' union has clarified that no roads will be blocked in the Delhi NCR region. They have also made it clear that they only wish for a peaceful demonstration.
- Feb 04, 2021 05:25 PM IST
On February 2, farmer unions announced a countrywide 'chakka jam' that would take place on February 6 where they would block national and state highways for three hours.
- Feb 04, 2021 04:00 PM IST
This is in the wake of her tweets supporting the ongoing farmers' protests at the Delhi borders.
- Feb 04, 2021 03:14 PM IST
This follows a rampage the actress made on the site, discussing a tweet made by international pop-sensation and businesswoman Rihanna on the ongoing farmer protests.
- Jan 26, 2021 03:42 PM IST
Traffic was affected in several parts of the national capital as a result of ongoing farmer protests, find out what services have been hit in the national capital
- Jan 11, 2021 02:16 PM IST
During the hearing, the Supreme Court expressed disappointed with the way negotiations are going on between the government and the farmer unions.
- Dec 18, 2020 05:01 PM IST
- Dec 08, 2020 07:33 AM IST
More than 15 political parties and 40 unions across states have supported the Bharat Bandh call in support of farmer protests on December 8.
- Dec 06, 2020 06:56 PM IST
NCP spokesperson Mahesh Tapase said the former Union agriculture minister will apprise Kovind of the situation in the country in the backdrop of the protest.
- Dec 05, 2020 09:57 PM IST
On Friday, former national boxing coach Gurbax Singh Sandhu, during whose tenure India won its maiden Olympic medal in the sport, Padma Shri boxer Kaur Singh and Arjuna awardee boxer Jaipal Singh had announced that they would return their awards.
- Dec 04, 2020 05:09 PM IST
Data show that farmers from Punjab and Haryana gain the most from the MSP procurement systems, which they fear will be done away with despite the government’s assurance.
- Dec 02, 2020 09:51 PM IST
The meeting is expected to take place in the morning, before the Centre holds another round of talks with farmers' bodies on December 3.
- Nov 30, 2020 03:57 PM IST
Accusing Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal of having double standards, BJP IT Cell chief Amit Malviya said the Delhi CM had already notified the farm laws and is now siding with the protesting farmers to leverage the situation.
- Nov 29, 2020 07:09 PM IST
Thousands of Indian farmers, angry over reform of the agriculture sector, held a third day of protests on the outskirts of the capital on November 29, blocking roads into the city and defying a government appeal to move to a designated site.
- Nov 27, 2020 04:02 PM IST
The Delhi Police allowed the farmers to enter Delhi and continue with their ‘Delhi Chalo’ protest rally on the condition that they will maintain peace and not disrupt the law and order situation.
- Nov 26, 2020 09:06 PM IST
Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar urged Punjab CM Amarinder Singh to desist from misleading farmers, pointing out that he has already pledged to quit politics if the Minimum Support Price (MSP) mechanism is ever dismantled.
- Nov 17, 2020 04:24 PM IST
As many as 520 rakes of coal could not be delivered to the five power plants in Punjab, leading to a loss of Rs 550 crore to the Railways. Other essential goods worth over Rs 1,000 crore have also been stranded.
- Nov 01, 2020 08:52 PM IST
The BJP state president said Punjab farmers were being calculatedly misinformed and misled by the chief minister only to gain a political mileage and to cover up his incompetence.
- Oct 11, 2020 10:49 PM IST
Farmers are not going with those who have opposed the "historic" reforms enacted by his government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said. People of the country have begun destroying the Opposition's web of deception, he added.
- Oct 10, 2020 09:04 PM IST
With no movement of goods trains because of the 'rail-roko' agitation for an indefinite period, the coal supply in thermal power plants has reached a critical stage. The shortage of coal may lead to severe power outages, which may hamper wheat sowing operations.
- Oct 10, 2020 08:43 PM IST
He asked farmers to increase cultivation of oilseeds and pulses to ensure their sufficient availability in the state. He also dared the prime minister to declare that no procurement of farm produce will be done below the support price fixed by the Centre.
- Oct 04, 2020 10:51 PM IST
Besides paddy, cotton procurement has also begun from October 1. Paddy worth Rs 1,082.46 crore has been purchased at MSP from 41,084 farmers so far, the food ministry said.
- Sep 30, 2020 05:27 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said: "If legal experts advise amendment to state laws to fight the central laws, a special session of the Assembly will be immediately convened to do so."