Farmer Protests


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  • Crowdfunding Restores Ponds In Drought-Hit Tamil Nadu

    Crowdfunding Restores Ponds In Drought-Hit Tamil Nadu

    The worst drought in more than a century in Tamil Nadu has led to protests, farmer suicides, and clashes at the water taps as reservoirs and lakes dry up in the searing heat.

  • Loan Waivers Have Become A Fashion, Says Minister Venkaiah Naidu, Draws Criticism

    Loan Waivers Have Become A Fashion, Says Minister Venkaiah Naidu, Draws Criticism

    Union minister Venkaiah Naidu has drawn criticism from opposition parties and ally Shiv Sena for saying that "seeking loan waivers has become a fashion these days." Mr Naidu was speaking in Maharashtra, where the state government led by his party BJP has been petitioned by farmers to write-off their loans the way four other states have.

  • Another Farmer Commits Suicide, Madhya Pradesh Left Shaken

    Another Farmer Commits Suicide, Madhya Pradesh Left Shaken

    A 24-year-old farmer has committed suicide by consuming poison in Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan's Budhni Constituency, as he felt extremely burdened because he was unable to pay a loan of around 4 lakh. This is the ninth suicide in the last seven days in a state shaken by violent protests by farmers, who want better prices for their crops an...

  • Farmer Protests Flare Up, Several States Hit: 10 Points

    Farmer Protests Flare Up, Several States Hit: 10 Points

    Farmers across three states held protests today demanding loan waivers, a higher support price for their crops and implementation of other recommendations made by the Swaminathan Commission, which had been focusing on the reasons for farmers' distress. For several hours in Haryana, farmer unions blocked highways. In Madhya Pradesh, where six farmer...

  • RSS-Backed Farmers' Body Protests in Rajasthan, Takes On BJP Government

    RSS-Backed Farmers' Body Protests in Rajasthan, Takes On BJP Government

    Walking right into the middle of the farmers' protests that have spilled into Rajasthan from neighbouring Madhya Pradesh, the RSS-backed Bharatiya Kisan Sangh on Thursday started indefinite protests at the state's eight divisional headquarters including a sit-in right in the heart of the capital Jaipur with a long list of demands including a loan w...

  • Madhya Pradesh Farmer Protests: Case Against Congress MLA For Inciting People To Set Police Station On Fire

    Madhya Pradesh Farmer Protests: Case Against Congress MLA For Inciting People To Set Police Station On Fire

    A case has been registered against Congress legislator Shakuntala Khatik for allegedly inciting people to set ablaze a police station, amid violent protests by farmers in Madhya Pradesh. A video, which recently went viral, purportedly showed Ms Khatik inciting people to set a police station on fire.

  • Shivraj Chouhan's Government In Madhya Pradesh Like 'Hitler's Rule': Jyotiraditya Scindia

    Shivraj Chouhan's Government In Madhya Pradesh Like 'Hitler's Rule': Jyotiraditya Scindia

    Stating that the death of five farmers in police firing in Mandsaur was a blot on the Shivraj Singh Chouhan government, Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia has equated the BJP regime in Madhya Pradesh to "Hitler's rule".

  • How A State-Induced Dal Glut May Have Sparked Maharashtra Farmer Protests

    How A State-Induced Dal Glut May Have Sparked Maharashtra Farmer Protests

    In Maharashtra, protests by farmers have entered their eleventh day.

  • Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Chouhan Meets Farmers, May End Fast Today

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Chouhan Meets Farmers, May End Fast Today

    Madhya PradeshChief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who started an indefinite fast yesterdayamid raging farmers' protests in the state, has hinted that he will end the fast today. "The families came, met me and told me that you don't need to fast. They asked me to visit their village. We will do all we can do for them. If peace remains, we will dec...

  • He Screamed Am Shot: Brother Recalls Horror Of Madhya Pradesh Firing

    He Screamed Am Shot: Brother Recalls Horror Of Madhya Pradesh Firing

    Madusudan Patidar admits he is a little hazy on the sequence. He and his brother Abhishek had joined the farmer protests on the national highway in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur on Tuesday. It was supposed to be peaceful, meant to nudge the government to open its eyes to the plight of the farmers. It was, he says. Till the farmers objected to some trad...

  • Amid Farmer Protests In Madhya Pradesh, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan To Fast

    Amid Farmer Protests In Madhya Pradesh, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan To Fast

    Amid raging farmer protests in Madhya Pradesh, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan declared today that he would sit on an indefinite fast from tomorrow "for peace".

  • Some Forces Instigating Farmers' Agitation In Madhya Pradesh: Rajnath Singh

    Some Forces Instigating Farmers' Agitation In Madhya Pradesh: Rajnath Singh

    In the backdrop of violent farmer protests in Madhya Pradesh and death of five peasants in police firing, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said some forces were instigating the agitation and the issue was under investigation.

  • Why The Farmer In Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra Is So Angry

    Why The Farmer In Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra Is So Angry

    The violent protests in parts of Madhya Pradesh and the endemic agitation in Maharashtra point to a deeper malaise affecting Indian agriculture and agriculturists.

  • 'Don't Cremate Me Till Devendra Fadnavis Comes': Maharashtra Farmer's Suicide Note

    'Don't Cremate Me Till Devendra Fadnavis Comes': Maharashtra Farmer's Suicide Note

    A debt-ridden farmer hung himself from a tree in Maharashtra's Solapur district 400 km from Mumbai, where Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced a loan waiver last week in an attempt to end the ongoing farmers' agitation. In a note that the police say he left behind, Jadhav said he should not be cremated "till Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis c...

  • 'Practise Yoga': Agriculture Minister's Response On Mandsaur Farmer Deaths

    'Practise Yoga': Agriculture Minister's Response On Mandsaur Farmer Deaths

    As Mandsaur -- the epicenter of yesterday's violent farmers' protests in Madhya Pradesh -- boils, Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh was spotted in Bihar's Motihari, attending a yoga camp led by Ramdev. The yoga event was part of a three-day camp organised by Ramdev.

  • PM Narendra Modi Interested In Waiving Loans Of Only The Rich: Rahul Gandhi

    PM Narendra Modi Interested In Waiving Loans Of Only The Rich: Rahul Gandhi

    After a super busy day, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi has been arrested in Madhya Pradesh's Neemuch area where he finally managed to reach after a lot of resistance en route from state police departments. He was on his way to Mandsaur, the epicentre of violent farmer protests that have escalated over the death of five in police firing, to me...

  • 5-Hour Showdown As Rahul Gandhi Is Briefly Arrested On Way To Mandsaur

    5-Hour Showdown As Rahul Gandhi Is Briefly Arrested On Way To Mandsaur

    Rahul Gandhi was arrested today before he could go to Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur, the epicenter of violent farmer protests that have escalated over the death of five in police firing on Tuesday. The Congress Vice President's attempts to defy police barricades turned into a wild steeplechase as he swapped his car for a bike, then hopped on to another...

  • Tread Carefully, Central Bank Advises As Maharashtra Flaunts Loan Waiver

    Tread Carefully, Central Bank Advises As Maharashtra Flaunts Loan Waiver

    As Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis fell back on a farm loan waiver to cap the political fallout of the continuing farmer protests in Maharashtra, the country's central bank warned that the fiscal situation could get out of hand if states continue to waive loans.

  • After 5 Shot Dead, Madhya Pradesh Farmers Vow Bigger Protests: 10 Facts

    After 5 Shot Dead, Madhya Pradesh Farmers Vow Bigger Protests: 10 Facts

    The Madhya Pradesh government is struggling to restore calm after five farmers were shot in clashes yesterday in the central city of Mandsaur, about 325 km from the capital of Bhopal. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan used Twitter to appeal to farmers to end the violence that has marked the strike they began on June 1, demanding debt relief and ...

  • AAP To Strengthen Itself, Plans Protest For Farmers' Cause On June 10

    AAP To Strengthen Itself, Plans Protest For Farmers' Cause On June 10

    The National Executive of the AAP, the second-highest decision-making body of the party, in its meeting today decided to strengthen the organisation across the country on the lines of Delhi.

  • To Support Farmer Protests, Chennai Youth Block Landmark Kathipaara Flyover

    To Support Farmer Protests, Chennai Youth Block Landmark Kathipaara Flyover

    Dozens of protesters blocked all six lanes of Chennai's arterial Kathipaara flyover on Thursday morning by tying an iron chain to the poles on either side to show solidarity with the farmers protesting in Delhi. There is anger and disappointment that despite farmers desperately trying to catch the attention of the authorities by demonstrating with ...

  • After Jallikattu, Protests For Karnataka's Kambala Gain Steam

    After Jallikattu, Protests For Karnataka's Kambala Gain Steam

    Demands for a court-ordered ban on a traditional animal-based sport to be lifted; protests on the street; talk of an ordinance to circumvent laws on animal cruelty. Sounds familiar? These are not pro-Jallikattu protests in Tamil Nadu, but an ongoing agitation for the return of Kambala - a traditional buffalo-racing event in neighbouring Karnataka w...

  • Amid Protests, Karnataka Says Will Release More Water From Cauvery: 10 Points

    Amid Protests, Karnataka Says Will Release More Water From Cauvery: 10 Points

    Karnataka will release more water from the river Cauvery to neighbouring Tamil Nadu as per the Supreme Court order, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said this evening, after an all-party meet. "As a state, we cannot defy the Supreme Court's orders," he said. Earlier today, protesters blocked a major highway in Karnataka for several hours against the top...

  • Bengaluru Roads Blocked During Rush Hour Amid Massive Farmer Protests

    Bengaluru Roads Blocked During Rush Hour Amid Massive Farmer Protests

    The road to the Bengaluru airport was blocked for almost three hours on Thursday afternoon, with thousands of farmers from several districts of drought-hit Karnataka arriving in the capital to stage a protest in front of the state secretariat.

  • Greek Farmers, Sailors Begin Wave Of Protests Against Pension Reform

    Greek Farmers, Sailors Begin Wave Of Protests Against Pension Reform

    Greek farmers and sailors today kicked off a wave of protests against a disputed pension reform planned by the embattled government of leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.

  • Railways to Persuade Farmer Unions to Prevent 'Rail Roko'

    Railways to Persuade Farmer Unions to Prevent 'Rail Roko'

    Having faced frequent disruption in rail services due to protests in Punjab, a senior Railway officer will meet farmers' unions to persuade them not to block trains in future as it causes inconvenience to passengers.

  • Nationalist Congress Party Protests in Maharashtra Over Marathwada Drought Issue

    Nationalist Congress Party Protests in Maharashtra Over Marathwada Drought Issue

    Senior NCP leaders including parliamentarian Supriya Sule today took to the street in Maharashtra's drought hit Marathwada region as they protested against the "apathetic" attitude of the BJP-led government to the plight of farmers.

  • Speaker Expunges AAP Leader Bhagwant Mann's Comment on PM Modi, Opposition Protests

    Speaker Expunges AAP Leader Bhagwant Mann's Comment on PM Modi, Opposition Protests

    The Opposition united yet again in Parliament today, this time to protest against Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan's decision to expunge an Aam Aadmi Party member's comment against Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a debate on a farmer's death at a rally in Delhi on Wednesday.

  • Why These Farmers in Bihar Set Fire to Sackfuls of Their Paddy

    Why These Farmers in Bihar Set Fire to Sackfuls of Their Paddy

    A group of farmers in Bihar's Jehanabad district, today set fire to 50 sacks of paddy outside a municipal office, to protest against the state government for not buying their crop.

  • Congress Legislators Call Off Protest over Farmer Issue in Madhya Pradesh Assembly

    Congress Legislators Call Off Protest over Farmer Issue in Madhya Pradesh Assembly

    Failing to get an assurance from the Madhya Pradesh government on the issue of compensation for rain and hailstorm-hit farmers, the Congress MLAs today called off their agitation after staging a three-day protest in the state Assembly.

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