Maharashtra Farmers Protest


'Maharashtra Farmers Protest' - 24 News Result(s)

  • Farmers End March To Mumbai After Talks With Maharashtra Government

    Farmers End March To Mumbai After Talks With Maharashtra Government

    A leading farmers' organisation on Thursday announced suspension of its ongoing protest march from Nashik to Mumbai over agrarian concerns after talks with the Maharashtra government.

  • Maharashtra Farmer Protest March In Azad Maidan, To Meet Chief Minister

    Maharashtra Farmer Protest March In Azad Maidan, To Meet Chief Minister

    Thousands of farmers took the streets continuing their protest march towards Mumbai's Azad Maidain to demand loan waiver among other issues. Farmers from across Maharashtra, under Lok Sangharsh Morcha, began their march on Tuesday and reached Mumbai's Azad Maidan this afternoon.

  • 20,000 Farmers March From Thane To Mumbai Demanding Drought Compensation

    20,000 Farmers March From Thane To Mumbai Demanding Drought Compensation

    Over 20,000 farmers have started a two-day march from Thane to Mumbai's iconic Azad Maidan, eight months after a similar protest saw a sea of red - formed by farmers in red caps - on a long march through Maharashtra. The farmers are demanding compensation for drought, an unconditional farm loan waiver and the transfer of forest rights to tribals. I...

  • BJP Can Spend Crores On Bullet Train, Why Not On Farmers, Asks Shiv Sena

    BJP Can Spend Crores On Bullet Train, Why Not On Farmers, Asks Shiv Sena

    Coming out in support of the ongoing protest by dairy farmers in Maharashtra, the Shiv Sena today sought to know why the government cannot hike the milk procurement prices when it can spend crores on big-ticket projects like the bullet train.

  • Will Listen To Your Mann Ki Baat: Rahul Gandhi Addresses Farmers

    Will Listen To Your <i>Mann Ki Baat</i>: Rahul Gandhi Addresses Farmers

    Today is the sixth day of the ongoing farmers' protest across several states. Farmers in various parts of India launched a 10-day Gaon Bandh (rural shutdown) on June 1 to press their demands.Their demands include a loan waiver, higher prices for their produce and immediate implementation of the Swaminathan Commission report. As part of the protest,...

  • Maharashtra: Dairy Farmers' In A Unique Protest To Deliver Free Milk At Collector's Office

    Maharashtra: Dairy Farmers' In A Unique Protest To Deliver Free Milk At Collector's Office

    Dairy farmers in Maharashtra allege they running losses for the last many months. In a unique protest, they will distribute free milk at the collector offices between May 3-9

  • Poonam Mahajan Flags Farmers' Red, Critics Say "Government's Anna Moment"

    Poonam Mahajan Flags Farmers' Red, Critics Say "Government's Anna Moment"

    The thousands of flags of protesting farmers that has turned Mumbai and its approach roads red for nearly two days, are seen as having triggered unease in a section of Maharashtra's ruling BJP. The colour red, identified with communists, has raised concerns of a Maoist upsurge. But party lawmaker Poonam Mahajan walked into a controversy today when ...

  • How Farmers Like Shobha Ghatmale Won Mumbai Over Today

    How Farmers Like Shobha Ghatmale Won Mumbai Over Today

    Among the thousands of farmers - an estimated fifty thousand according to police estimates - who have won the country's attention with their skilfully organised protest in Mumbai is Sudhakar Sontake.

  • Thousands Of Farmers In Mumbai To Remind PM Modi Of Promises

    Thousands Of Farmers In Mumbai To Remind PM Modi Of Promises

    Nearly 50,000 farmers gathered in Mumbai today demanding loan waivers and higher crop prices despite Prime Minister Narendra Modi's promise to ensure a 50 percent return over production costs before the national election in 2019.

  • 5 Demands Of Farmers Who Marched 180 Km To Mumbai

    5 Demands Of Farmers Who Marched 180 Km To Mumbai

    Farmers' fury has spilled onto the streets of Mumbai. Over 50, 000 distressed farmers lead by the All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) marched 180 km, braving the heat, from Nashik to Mumbai, in five days. Angry farmers are demanding answers from the government over several long pending demands. Farmers say they will put their demands directly before the l...

  • Kisan Long March In Mumbai: Traffic Advisory Released By Police

    Kisan Long March In Mumbai: Traffic Advisory Released By Police

    The Mumbai traffic police has issued an advisory on restrictions and diversions to take place on certain roads between 9 am to 10 pm, in view of the "Long March" by Maharashtra farmers that has reached Mumbai after a grueling five-day 180-km long journey from Nashik.

  • Maharashtra Farmers' Protest Highlights: Protestors Start Overnight March Towards Azad Maidan

    Maharashtra Farmers' Protest Highlights: Protestors Start Overnight March Towards Azad Maidan

    The state of Maharashtra is witnessing an unprecedented protest with at least 35,000 farmers marching in Mumbai demanding a complete loan waiver. The march started from Nashik district and the protesting farmers entered the state capital today.

  • A Sea Of Red Marches To Mumbai As 25,000 Farmers Demand Loan Waiver

    A Sea Of Red Marches To Mumbai As 25,000 Farmers Demand Loan Waiver

    About 25,000 farmers are marching towards Mumbai and reached the city's suburb Thane today. They are about 25 km away from Mumbai now. On Monday, they will attempt to surround the Maharashtra assembly in Mumbai and protest against what they call the state government's anti-farmer policies.

  • Thousands Of Farmers March From Nashik To Mumbai, Demand Loan Waiver

    Thousands Of Farmers March From Nashik To Mumbai, Demand Loan Waiver

    Thousands of farmers in Maharashtra are marching from Nashik to Mumbai, protesting what they call government's anti-farmer policies. Farmers are demanding a complete waiver of loans and electricity bills, and the implementation of recommendations of the Swaminathan Commission, which addresses issues of providing minimum support prices and safeguard...

  • Farmers May Have To Declare That Agriculture Is Only Source Of Income: Minister

    Farmers May Have To Declare That Agriculture Is Only Source Of Income: Minister

    Maharashtra revenue minister Chandrakant Patil today said that beneficiaries of the farm loan waiver scheme may have to submit an affidavit stating that agriculture is their sole source of income.

'Maharashtra Farmers Protest' - 15 Video Result(s)

'Maharashtra Farmers Protest' - 24 News Result(s)

  • Farmers End March To Mumbai After Talks With Maharashtra Government

    Farmers End March To Mumbai After Talks With Maharashtra Government

    A leading farmers' organisation on Thursday announced suspension of its ongoing protest march from Nashik to Mumbai over agrarian concerns after talks with the Maharashtra government.

  • Maharashtra Farmer Protest March In Azad Maidan, To Meet Chief Minister

    Maharashtra Farmer Protest March In Azad Maidan, To Meet Chief Minister

    Thousands of farmers took the streets continuing their protest march towards Mumbai's Azad Maidain to demand loan waiver among other issues. Farmers from across Maharashtra, under Lok Sangharsh Morcha, began their march on Tuesday and reached Mumbai's Azad Maidan this afternoon.

  • 20,000 Farmers March From Thane To Mumbai Demanding Drought Compensation

    20,000 Farmers March From Thane To Mumbai Demanding Drought Compensation

    Over 20,000 farmers have started a two-day march from Thane to Mumbai's iconic Azad Maidan, eight months after a similar protest saw a sea of red - formed by farmers in red caps - on a long march through Maharashtra. The farmers are demanding compensation for drought, an unconditional farm loan waiver and the transfer of forest rights to tribals. I...

  • BJP Can Spend Crores On Bullet Train, Why Not On Farmers, Asks Shiv Sena

    BJP Can Spend Crores On Bullet Train, Why Not On Farmers, Asks Shiv Sena

    Coming out in support of the ongoing protest by dairy farmers in Maharashtra, the Shiv Sena today sought to know why the government cannot hike the milk procurement prices when it can spend crores on big-ticket projects like the bullet train.

  • Will Listen To Your Mann Ki Baat: Rahul Gandhi Addresses Farmers

    Will Listen To Your <i>Mann Ki Baat</i>: Rahul Gandhi Addresses Farmers

    Today is the sixth day of the ongoing farmers' protest across several states. Farmers in various parts of India launched a 10-day Gaon Bandh (rural shutdown) on June 1 to press their demands.Their demands include a loan waiver, higher prices for their produce and immediate implementation of the Swaminathan Commission report. As part of the protest,...

  • Maharashtra: Dairy Farmers' In A Unique Protest To Deliver Free Milk At Collector's Office

    Maharashtra: Dairy Farmers' In A Unique Protest To Deliver Free Milk At Collector's Office

    Dairy farmers in Maharashtra allege they running losses for the last many months. In a unique protest, they will distribute free milk at the collector offices between May 3-9

  • Poonam Mahajan Flags Farmers' Red, Critics Say "Government's Anna Moment"

    Poonam Mahajan Flags Farmers' Red, Critics Say "Government's Anna Moment"

    The thousands of flags of protesting farmers that has turned Mumbai and its approach roads red for nearly two days, are seen as having triggered unease in a section of Maharashtra's ruling BJP. The colour red, identified with communists, has raised concerns of a Maoist upsurge. But party lawmaker Poonam Mahajan walked into a controversy today when ...

  • How Farmers Like Shobha Ghatmale Won Mumbai Over Today

    How Farmers Like Shobha Ghatmale Won Mumbai Over Today

    Among the thousands of farmers - an estimated fifty thousand according to police estimates - who have won the country's attention with their skilfully organised protest in Mumbai is Sudhakar Sontake.

  • Thousands Of Farmers In Mumbai To Remind PM Modi Of Promises

    Thousands Of Farmers In Mumbai To Remind PM Modi Of Promises

    Nearly 50,000 farmers gathered in Mumbai today demanding loan waivers and higher crop prices despite Prime Minister Narendra Modi's promise to ensure a 50 percent return over production costs before the national election in 2019.

  • 5 Demands Of Farmers Who Marched 180 Km To Mumbai

    5 Demands Of Farmers Who Marched 180 Km To Mumbai

    Farmers' fury has spilled onto the streets of Mumbai. Over 50, 000 distressed farmers lead by the All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) marched 180 km, braving the heat, from Nashik to Mumbai, in five days. Angry farmers are demanding answers from the government over several long pending demands. Farmers say they will put their demands directly before the l...

  • Kisan Long March In Mumbai: Traffic Advisory Released By Police

    Kisan Long March In Mumbai: Traffic Advisory Released By Police

    The Mumbai traffic police has issued an advisory on restrictions and diversions to take place on certain roads between 9 am to 10 pm, in view of the "Long March" by Maharashtra farmers that has reached Mumbai after a grueling five-day 180-km long journey from Nashik.

  • Maharashtra Farmers' Protest Highlights: Protestors Start Overnight March Towards Azad Maidan

    Maharashtra Farmers' Protest Highlights: Protestors Start Overnight March Towards Azad Maidan

    The state of Maharashtra is witnessing an unprecedented protest with at least 35,000 farmers marching in Mumbai demanding a complete loan waiver. The march started from Nashik district and the protesting farmers entered the state capital today.

  • A Sea Of Red Marches To Mumbai As 25,000 Farmers Demand Loan Waiver

    A Sea Of Red Marches To Mumbai As 25,000 Farmers Demand Loan Waiver

    About 25,000 farmers are marching towards Mumbai and reached the city's suburb Thane today. They are about 25 km away from Mumbai now. On Monday, they will attempt to surround the Maharashtra assembly in Mumbai and protest against what they call the state government's anti-farmer policies.

  • Thousands Of Farmers March From Nashik To Mumbai, Demand Loan Waiver

    Thousands Of Farmers March From Nashik To Mumbai, Demand Loan Waiver

    Thousands of farmers in Maharashtra are marching from Nashik to Mumbai, protesting what they call government's anti-farmer policies. Farmers are demanding a complete waiver of loans and electricity bills, and the implementation of recommendations of the Swaminathan Commission, which addresses issues of providing minimum support prices and safeguard...

  • Farmers May Have To Declare That Agriculture Is Only Source Of Income: Minister

    Farmers May Have To Declare That Agriculture Is Only Source Of Income: Minister

    Maharashtra revenue minister Chandrakant Patil today said that beneficiaries of the farm loan waiver scheme may have to submit an affidavit stating that agriculture is their sole source of income.

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