Articles about All India Kisan Sabha

On Red Fort rampage, Rakesh Tikait says farmers deflected 'unknowingly'

27 Jan 2021

India
On Red Fort rampage, Rakesh Tikait says farmers deflected 'unknowingly'

Rakesh Tikait from the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spoke on Tuesday's Red Fort incident claiming that "some farmers" deflected toward the Delhi monument "unknowingly" and returned after police guided them.

Nashik farmers march to Mumbai for anti-farm law rally

24 Jan 2021

India
Nashik farmers march to Mumbai for anti-farm law rally

Over 1,200 farmers from Maharashtra's Nashik headed to state capital Mumbai on Saturday in protest against the central government's new agricultural laws.

Farmers protest: Government hardens stance, says 'ball in your court'

22 Jan 2021

India
Farmers protest: Government hardens stance, says 'ball in your court'

A three-member team of Union Ministers sat down with several farmer leaders for the eleventh round of talks to negotiate a resolution for the ongoing protests.

Government ready to suspend contentious farm laws for 1.5 years

20 Jan 2021

India
Government ready to suspend contentious farm laws for 1.5 years

In a major development in the deadlock between the central government and protesting farmers, farmer leaders said the Centre is ready to suspend the three contentious laws that triggered the agitation.

Government meets farmers: No headway after eighth round of talks

08 Jan 2021

India
Government meets farmers: No headway after eighth round of talks

The eighth round of talks between the government and protesting farmers on Friday failed to resolve the intense agitation that has been continuing for over a month.

Farmer-government talks remain inconclusive; protesters threaten Republic Day rally

04 Jan 2021

India
Farmer-government talks remain inconclusive; protesters threaten Republic Day rally

The seventh round of talks between the government and farmers to resolve protests against the new agricultural laws remained inconclusive.

Yesterday's talks failed, government to send new proposal to farmers

09 Dec 2020

India
Yesterday's talks failed, government to send new proposal to farmers

After a meeting with Home Minister Amit Shah didn't yield the desired results, the Centre will now send a new proposal to farmers, who have been protesting against three agricultural laws.

Block roads to Delhi: Agitating farmers call for nationwide shutdown

05 Dec 2020

India
Block roads to Delhi: Agitating farmers call for nationwide shutdown

The farmers, who have been protesting fiercely against three newly-enacted farm laws, have called for a nationwide shutdown on Tuesday, December 8, and threatened to block all roads leading to the National Capital, Delhi.

#Budget2019: BJP leaders hail 'robust announcements', Opposition dubs it 'jumla'

01 Feb 2019

Politics
#Budget2019: BJP leaders hail 'robust announcements', Opposition dubs it 'jumla'

The interim budget presented by acting Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday invited a flurry of reactions in the country.

#AgrarianCrisis: Over one lakh farmers march to Delhi in protest

29 Nov 2018

India
#AgrarianCrisis: Over one lakh farmers march to Delhi in protest

Over one lakh farmers are set to gather in Delhi over Thursday and Friday as part of the two-day Kisan Mukti March in a bid to pressurize the Modi government into taking cognizance of the agrarian crisis in the country.

7,000 farmers march to Mumbai; delegation meets CM Fadnavis

22 Nov 2018

India
7,000 farmers march to Mumbai; delegation meets CM Fadnavis

Eight months after they were promised reforms by the BJP government in Maharashtra, a delegation of protesting farmers met Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday to reiterate their demands.

Maratha groups declare Maharashtra bandh, but protests lose steam

09 Aug 2018

India
Maratha groups declare Maharashtra bandh, but protests lose steam

Various Maratha outfits have called a day-long shutdown in Maharashtra today, continuing their agitation for 16% reservation in education and jobs.

Controversial 'spill milk' protests divide farmers. What's the solution?

05 Jun 2018

India
Controversial 'spill milk' protests divide farmers. What's the solution?

Struggling farmers across India have been demonstrating since days demanding better conditions.

Farmers' protest across 22 states enters second-day; vegetable prices soar

02 Jun 2018

India
Farmers' protest across 22 states enters second-day; vegetable prices soar

Retail prices of vegetables shot up in some cities and fresh supply of farm produce was hit as farmers' agitation across 22 states entered the second day.

Maharashtra farmers agitation ends as Fadnavis agrees to most demands

12 Mar 2018

India
Maharashtra farmers agitation ends as Fadnavis agrees to most demands

The week-long farmer agitation organized by All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) in Maharashtra finally ended in Mumbai on Monday evening after the Devendra Fadnavis government gave in to most of their demands.

Mumbai painted red as thousands of protesting farmers assemble

12 Mar 2018

India
Mumbai painted red as thousands of protesting farmers assemble

Thousands of farmers from across Maharashtra have congregated in Mumbai to press for various demands.

Mumbai: Ground turns red as farmers converge for protest

12 Mar 2018

India
Mumbai: Ground turns red as farmers converge for protest

Azad Maidan in south Mumbai turned into a sea of red Monday morning as thousands of farmers, carrying red flags, converged after walking around 180 km under the blazing sun over the last six days.

Red wave sweeps through Maharashtra; Farmers' agitation has crossed Thane

11 Mar 2018

India
Red wave sweeps through Maharashtra; Farmers' agitation has crossed Thane

A wave of red has been sweeping through Maharashtra since Tuesday as 25,000 farmers wearing red caps and holding red flags started their march from Nashik. They are demanding loan waiver and implementation of Swaminathan Commission.

Who benefits from crop insurance: SC asks government

09 Jul 2017

India
Who benefits from crop insurance: SC asks government

Amid country-wide agitations demanding farm loan waivers and rising farmer suicides, the Supreme Court asked the government as to why Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMBFY) had not come to the helpless farmers' aid.

Maharashtra farmers call off protest only to relaunch it

04 Jun 2017

India
Maharashtra farmers call off protest only to relaunch it

Shortly after the farmers called off the protest after CM Fadnavis's promise of a loan waiver, it was revealed that they are planning to protest again.

Section of Maharashtra farmers call off strike, others continue

03 Jun 2017

India
Section of Maharashtra farmers call off strike, others continue

Maharashtra's Kisan Kranti Morcha called off its indefinite strike after a three-hour midnight meet with CM Devendra Fadnavis. They have reportedly had 70-80% of their demands fulfilled.

Farmers' strike pushes up vegetable prices in Mumbai

02 Jun 2017

India
Farmers' strike pushes up vegetable prices in Mumbai

Maharashtra farmers' strike continued into day 2 after failure of talks with CM Devendra Fadnavis.