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  • Farmers protest Centre's Agnipath scheme in Jaipur Jun 24, 2022 06:13 PM IST

    Farmers protest Centre's Agnipath scheme in Jaipur

    Members of the United Kisan Morcha and the organisations supporting it submitted a memorandum to officials there, according to a statement.

  • Farmers protest against Punjab government at border points over various demands | Photos May 18, 2022 08:59 AM IST

    Farmers protest against Punjab government at border points over various demands | Photos

    Farmers are sitting on a protest at the Chandigarh-Mohali border against the Punjab government over various demands. They were stopped by the state police from entering Chandigarh on Tuesday.

  • Lakhimpur Kheri case: Ashish Mishra's bail challenged in Supreme Court Feb 17, 2022 05:25 PM IST

    Lakhimpur Kheri case: Ashish Mishra's bail challenged in Supreme Court

    Mishra face murder and attempt to murder charges for allegedly mowing down protesting farmers in Tikonia village of Lakhmipur Kheri district on October 3

  • Actor-activist Deep Sidhu's untimely death: The Republic Day unrest and criticism from SKM Feb 16, 2022 08:34 AM IST

    Actor-activist Deep Sidhu's untimely death: The Republic Day unrest and criticism from SKM

    Farmers' protest: Deep Sidhu had been in the news for his alleged role in instigating protestors during the farmers’ tractor rally in Delhi last year. He was arrested in connection with case and later granted bail.

  • UP elections 2022: On farmers' issues, BJP leader says opposition can’t differentiate between ‘gobi and matar’ Feb 10, 2022 01:19 PM IST

    UP elections 2022: On farmers' issues, BJP leader says opposition can’t differentiate between ‘gobi and matar’

    Uttar Pradesh elections 2022: Union minister and BJP MP Sanjeev Balyan expressed confidence that his party will defeat the opposition in the crucial polls.

  • PM Modi says farm laws were implemented for farmers' benefit, withdrawn in the national interest Feb 09, 2022 09:02 PM IST

    PM Modi says farm laws were implemented for farmers' benefit, withdrawn in the national interest

    The laws were repealed after the requisite bills were passed during the winter session of Parliament which began on November 23, 2021.

  • In-Depth | Battle for Jatland: How the poll contest is stacked up in west UP Feb 05, 2022 10:55 AM IST

    In-Depth | Battle for Jatland: How the poll contest is stacked up in west UP

    The communally sensitive western Uttar Pradesh has emerged as a citadel of the BJP since 2014. But the anguish among farmers, arising from the year-long agrarian protest, may upset the party's electoral equations in the region. The Opposition bloc of SP-RLD is hopeful of realigning the Jats and Muslims to outmatch the saffron camp.

  • Budget 2022 | Finance Ministry plans $19-billion fertiliser subsidy: Report Jan 18, 2022 10:42 AM IST

    Budget 2022 | Finance Ministry plans $19-billion fertiliser subsidy: Report

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on November 19 that the government would repeal the disputed farm laws.

  • Farmers' protest in December: Unions plan dharna, rail roko to raise demand for complete loan waiver Dec 19, 2021 11:01 AM IST

    Farmers' protest in December: Unions plan dharna, rail roko to raise demand for complete loan waiver

    The BKU Ugrahan will stage day-night protests outside DC offices across Punjab from December 20-24.

  • It's curtains down on farmers' protest as Rakesh Tikait, others prepare to leave Ghazipur border today Dec 15, 2021 12:22 PM IST

    It's curtains down on farmers' protest as Rakesh Tikait, others prepare to leave Ghazipur border today

    A havan will be performed at Ghazipur border, following which Tikait and other farmer leaders will leave the protest site

  • Lakhimpur Kheri: SIT finds killing pre-planned, seeks to invoke attempt-to-murder charges Dec 14, 2021 03:05 PM IST

    Lakhimpur Kheri: SIT finds killing pre-planned, seeks to invoke attempt-to-murder charges

    Eight people were killed in Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur Kheri on October 3 after being knocked down by a vehicle allegedly driven by Ashish Mishra, the son of Union Minister Ajay Mishra

  • In pics | Farmers celebrate, return home after year-long protests Dec 13, 2021 03:30 PM IST

    In pics | Farmers celebrate, return home after year-long protests

    Tens of thousands of jubilant Indian farmers on December 11 cleared protest sites on the capital’s outskirts and began returning home, marking an end to their yearlong demonstrations against agricultural reforms that were repealed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government in a rare retreat.

  • Farmers' protest likely to be called off as Samyukt Kisan Morcha leaders meet today Dec 08, 2021 11:44 AM IST

    Farmers' protest likely to be called off as Samyukt Kisan Morcha leaders meet today

    President Ram Nath Kovind on December 1 gave his assent to a Bill passed by Parliament to repeal three farm laws, 12 days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the government was scrapping the laws that ran afoul of farmer groups.

  • Samyukta Kisan Morcha to hold meeting on Dec 8 to decide future course of action Dec 07, 2021 07:43 PM IST

    Samyukta Kisan Morcha to hold meeting on Dec 8 to decide future course of action

    The Samyukta Kisan Morcha, an umbrella body of over 40 farm unions, on December 7 said it has replied to the government's proposal seeking an end to its protest demanding clarification on certain points, including on the precondition set for the withdrawal of "fake" cases against farmers.

  • RLD chief formally announces alliance with SP, says BJP's politics of hatred will be rejected   Dec 07, 2021 04:44 PM IST

    RLD chief formally announces alliance with SP, says BJP's politics of hatred will be rejected  

    Rashtriya Lok Dal president Jayant Chaudhary on December 7 formally announced his party's alliance with the Samajwadi Party and said if they come to power in Uttar Pradesh next year, the first work will be to build a memorial for "martyrs" of the farmers' protest.

  • 3 farm laws stand scrapped as President gives assent to repeal Bill Dec 01, 2021 07:10 PM IST

    3 farm laws stand scrapped as President gives assent to repeal Bill

    The Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha had on November 29 passed the bill to repeal the three farm laws

  • Farm Bills Repealed | Will this change political equations in Western Uttar Pradesh? Nov 30, 2021 12:33 PM IST

    Farm Bills Repealed | Will this change political equations in Western Uttar Pradesh?

    Farmers’ protests, and the repeal of the three farm laws are not the only factors that will influence the 2022 poll results in Western Uttar Pradesh. The scars of the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots, and counter polarisation are important factors

  • PM Modi announces panel to deliberate issues of farmers’ welfare, says Tomar, appeals to call off protest Nov 27, 2021 01:17 PM IST

    PM Modi announces panel to deliberate issues of farmers’ welfare, says Tomar, appeals to call off protest

    Last week, PM Narendra Modi had announced that the three controversial farm laws would be withdrawn

  • Noida International Airport | PM Modi’s address focuses on infra push by "double-engine" govt , skips repeal of farm laws Nov 25, 2021 04:44 PM IST

    Noida International Airport | PM Modi’s address focuses on infra push by "double-engine" govt , skips repeal of farm laws

    The only time PM Narendra Modi mentioned farmers, in his 25-minute-long speech, was when he said how the local administration had ensured that the land owned by farmers was acquired seamlessly to pave way for ground-breaking of the Noida international airport.

  • Union Cabinet clears withdrawal of three farm laws ahead of Winter Session of Parliament Nov 24, 2021 01:21 PM IST

    Union Cabinet clears withdrawal of three farm laws ahead of Winter Session of Parliament

    After the cabinet nod, the government will now introduce the “The Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021” in Parliament during the Winter Session beginning on November 29.

  • 60 tractors, 1,000 people to head to Parliament on November 29: Rakesh Tikait Nov 24, 2021 12:23 PM IST

    60 tractors, 1,000 people to head to Parliament on November 29: Rakesh Tikait

    The statement comes days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised that the Centre will repeal the three farm laws that triggered nationwide farmers' protest.

  • Farm laws repeal: Union Cabinet approval likely today Nov 24, 2021 08:48 AM IST

    Farm laws repeal: Union Cabinet approval likely today

    On the occasion of Gurupurab on November 19, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the government's intention to withdraw the laws in the interest of the nation.

  • Farmers to proceed with planned march to Parliament on November 29: SKM Nov 21, 2021 03:13 PM IST

    Farmers to proceed with planned march to Parliament on November 29: SKM

    On the Centre's decision to withdraw the contentious farm laws, farmer leader Balbir Singh Rajewal said, "It was a good step, we welcome it. But a lot of things still remain."

  • Rs 3 lakh ex-gratia to kin of 750 farmers who died during protest against farm laws: Telangana CM Nov 20, 2021 09:38 PM IST

    Rs 3 lakh ex-gratia to kin of 750 farmers who died during protest against farm laws: Telangana CM

    Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao also demanded the Centre to announce a Rs 25 lakh ex-gratia to families of the farmers who died during the protest.

  • Farm laws repeal: Motorists hope agony of taking detours to avoid blockade at border points will end Nov 20, 2021 05:57 PM IST

    Farm laws repeal: Motorists hope agony of taking detours to avoid blockade at border points will end

    Due to the stir, vehicles bound for Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir have to take an alternate route via the KMP Expressway due to the blockade at the Singhu border point.

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