Jun 26, 2021 08:07 PM IST
Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), an umbrella body of 40 farmer unions protesting at various Delhi border points, claimed that farmers were detained in states like Haryana, Punjab, Karnataka, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh and Telangana during the protests.
- 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 29, 2021 09:21 PM IST
The Centre has been maintaining that the new farm laws will free farmers from middlemen, giving them more options to sell their crops.
- May 23, 2021 08:02 PM IST
The Samyukta Kisan Morcha has called a countrwide protest on May 26 to mark the completion of six months of their agitation against the Centre's farm reform laws.
- May 15, 2021 02:41 PM IST
In a virtual press conference, farmer leader Balbir Singh Rajewal appealed to people to raise black flags at their houses, vehicles and shops on May 26 to protest against the contentious farm legislations.
- Mar 28, 2021 09:20 PM IST
The Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), a joint front of farmer unions, also said that it will observe "FCI Bachao Diwas" on April 5, adding that offices of the Food Corporation of India (FCI) will be gheraoed from 11 am to 5 pm across the country.
- Mar 24, 2021 10:32 PM IST
The SKM has called for a Bharat Bandh on Friday. On March 26, from 6 am to 6 pm, all road and rail transport, markets and other public places will be closed across the country, it said.
- Mar 21, 2021 09:13 PM IST
The parliamentary panel, which also has members from opposition parties, including the Congress, TMC and the AAP, asked the government to implement in "letter and spirit" the ECAA. These parties have been demanding repeal of all three farm laws enacted by the Centre recently.
- Feb 21, 2021 11:17 PM IST
The 'Pagdi Sambhal Diwas' will be celebrated on February 23. This day will be celebrated in memory of Chacha Ajit Singh and Swami Sahajanand Saraswati, the Samyukta Kisan Morcha said.
- Feb 08, 2021 10:34 PM IST
"Farmers would like to remind the PM Modi that it is 'andolans' that have liberated India from colonial rulers and that is why we are proud to be 'Andolan-jivi'.”
- Feb 06, 2021 10:01 PM IST
The unions, however, made it clear that they would not settle for anything less than the repeal of the three contentious laws.
- Feb 03, 2021 07:57 PM IST
The remarks come a day after international pop star Rihanna and young environmental activist Greta Thunberg tweeted in support of the farmers’ agitation.
- Jan 26, 2021 04:34 PM IST
"Despite all our efforts, some organisations and individuals have violated the route and indulged in condemnable acts," the Samyukta Kisan Morcha said in its statement.
- Jan 24, 2021 04:42 PM IST
The rally is part of the call given by the Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), which is leading the protests in Delhi, to intensify the agitation from January 23 to 26..
- Jan 12, 2021 08:27 PM IST
These are people who are known for their support to the three Acts and have actively advocated for the same, said farmers about the Supreme Court-appointed committee to resolve the impasse over agri reforms.