Articles about Farmers
21 Jul 2021
'Kisan Parliament': Farmers to protest at Jantar Mantar from tomorrow
Farmer unions have said their representatives will go to the Jantar Mantar in Delhi daily to protest against the new farm laws, starting tomorrow, July 22.
17 Jul 2021
Farmers protest in Haryana against sedition case amid high alert
Hundreds of farmers knocked down police barricades during their protest in Haryana's Sirsa district this afternoon against a sedition case and arrests made in connection to that.
26 Jun 2021
Farmers mark 7 months of protest, Minister urges 'end it'
The farmers' protest in India, which began last November, today completes seven months.
19 Jun 2021
Haryana: 42-year-old dies near farmers' protest site, family alleges murder
A 42-year-old man from Jhajjar district in Haryana died due to burn injuries he had sustained earlier this week near the farmers' protest site at Tikri border.
12 Jun 2021
Army buys Jharkhand farmer's watermelon harvest after his generous offer
A 25-year-old Jharkhand farmer, who had been unable to sell his produce amid the COVID-19 pandemic, was rewarded for his generous gesture.
14 May 2021
Modi releases Rs. 20,000 crore to farmers' accounts under PM-KISAN
Prime Minister Narendra Modi released the eighth installment of financial benefits under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme via video conferencing on Friday.
26 Mar 2021
Bharat Bandh: Trains hit, roads blocked in Delhi, Punjab, Haryana
As the massive farmers' agitation at Delhi's borders enters its fourth month, the protesters have given a call for a nationwide strike or Bharat Bandh today.
25 Mar 2021
Bharat Bandh on March 26: What you need to know
The Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), a coalition of farmers' unions, has called for a nationwide strike or Bharat Bandh on Friday, March 26.
05 Feb 2021
Haryana Police steps-up security ahead of 'Chakka Jam' on Saturday
Haryana Police has stepped up security measures in view of the protesting farmer unions' call for a countrywide Chakka Jam on Saturday, an official said.
02 Feb 2021
Delhi Police denies giving approval for 'metal lathis,' seeks explanation
With the farmers' protest turning violent, Delhi Police was spotted with an "upgraded protective gear" yesterday. In a viral picture, cops were seen carrying metal lances and wearing arm guards.
01 Feb 2021
Budget 2021: Nirmala Sitharaman says government committed to farmers' welfare
While presenting her third Union Budget today, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the government is committed to the development of farmers, while also assuring that procurement of produce at the minimum support price (MSP) will continue steadily.
28 Jan 2021
Farmers protesting at Ghazipur border asked to vacate, end protest
Farmers protesting the newly-enacted farm laws in Ghazipur at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border have been asked to vacate the roads and end their protest on Thursday.
28 Jan 2021
R-Day rally: 20 farmer leaders served notices by Delhi Police
Two days after a farmers' protest rally took a violent turn, the Delhi Police has issued notices to at least 20 farmer leaders for defying an agreement regarding the rally.
27 Jan 2021
Farmer who died at ITO protest had returned from Australia
Protesting farmer, Navreet Singh had returned from Australia to his hometown in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur to celebrate his recent wedding.
26 Jan 2021
Tractor march: Farmers break police barricades at Tikri, Singhu
Hundreds of farmers knocked down police barricades at Tikri and Singhu border points on Tuesday morning pushing themselves into Delhi, where they are slated to hold a tractor rally.
25 Jan 2021
Janhvi Kapoor's 'Good Luck Jerry's shoot stalled again in Punjab
The shooting of Janhvi Kapoor-starrer upcoming film Good Luck Jerry was stalled for a second time in Punjab.
25 Jan 2021
Farmers' tractor rally allowed but they can't disrupt R-Day parade
After weighing all options, the Delhi Police allowed protesting farmers to hold a tractor rally on Republic Day, Tuesday, in the national capital. However, the farmers have been strictly told they can't disrupt the main parade.
24 Jan 2021
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.
24 Jan 2021
Delhi Police clears tractor rally, say farmers; police contradicts claim
Farmers protesting against the central government's agricultural laws on Saturday claimed that the Delhi Police approved their plan to hold a tractor rally on Republic Day (Tuesday).
23 Jan 2021
Farmers nab man trained to disrupt tractor-rally, kill protest leaders
The farmers protesting at the Singhu border between Delhi and Haryana claimed to have nabbed a person who was trained to disrupt their proposed tractor rally on Republic Day (January 26).
21 Jan 2021
Farmers reject government's proposal for 18-month suspension of farm laws
Roughly 500 farmer groups under the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) on Thursday rejected the government's proposal to resolve the ongoing protests against the new agricultural laws.
21 Jan 2021
Farmers firm on holding tractor rally on Outer Ring Road
Farmers protesting against the central government's agricultural laws are adamant about staging a tractor rally on Delhi's Outer Ring Road on Republic Day (January 26).
16 Jan 2021
Farm laws: Centre wants clause-by-clause discussion with protesting farmers
During the ninth round of talks with farmers on Friday, the Centre insisted on clause-by-clause discussion, a departure from the blanket demand of protesters to repeal the three laws.
12 Jan 2021
Centre wants SC to stop farmers' tractor rally on R-Day
The Bharatiya Janata Party-led Centre has appealed to the Supreme Court to stop the tractor rally of farmers, planned for Republic Day, saying the proposed march will trigger a massive law and order problem.
10 Jan 2021
Farmers eating chicken biryani to spread bird flu: BJP MLA
The ongoing farmers' protest is a conspiracy to spread bird flu across India, an MLA of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party said on Saturday.
10 Jan 2021
40-year-old farmer dies by suicide at Singhu border amid protests
A 40-year-old farmer from Punjab allegedly died by suicide at the Delhi-Haryana Singhu border, the epicenter of the ongoing farmers' protests.
04 Jan 2021
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.
04 Jan 2021
Farmers and Centre to talk today on MSP, repealing laws
For the seventh time today, protesting farmers will sit on the negotiation table with the government on the other end and they plan on sticking to their demand of repealing the three laws. They have added another demand — a legal guarantee on the minimum support price for procuring crops.
02 Jan 2021
Farmers threaten to shut petrol-pumps, malls if January-4 talks fail
Farmer unions protesting the three newly-enacted central farm laws on Friday threatened to shut all malls and petrol pumps in Haryana if the Centre fails to meet their demands during the next, seventh round of talks on January 4.
31 Dec 2020
Kerala Assembly unanimously passes resolution against three central farm laws
In a one-day special session, Kerala's Legislative Assembly on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution against the three contentious central farm laws cleared by the Parliament in September.
25 Dec 2020
Why are farmers protesting? A timeline of everything that happened
For nearly a month now, farmers and the Union government have been at loggerheads over three farm laws that were passed in the Parliament in September.
18 Dec 2020
Agriculture Minister writes letter to farmers, PM urges to read
On Thursday, Agriculture Minister Narendra Tomar wrote an eight-page-long letter to farmers, in a bid to address their concerns associated with three farm laws.
17 Dec 2020
Farmers can protest but Delhi can't be blocked: SC
For the second straight day, the Supreme Court spoke on the massive agitation saying that the aggrieved farmers have a right to protest but they cannot block Delhi.
16 Dec 2020
Centre's talks bound to fail: Supreme Court on farmers' protest
The Supreme Court on Wednesday spoke on the farmers' agitation for the first time, noting that Centre's negotiations don't work, also predicting that they are bound to fail in the future.
16 Dec 2020
Farmers say will "make" government repeal laws, road blockade planned
Toughening their stand, farmers' leaders on Tuesday declared that they will make the Centre, led by Bharatiya Janata Party, repeal three agricultural reforms.
14 Dec 2020
IRCTC sent two crore emails highlighting PM's relationship with Sikhs
Between December 8 and December 12, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) sent out two crore emails to its customers highlighting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's relationship with the Sikh community.
14 Dec 2020
Farmers go on hunger strike, agitation against agricultural laws intensifies
The farmers' agitation against the three controversial agricultural laws is set to intensify today, as heads of all farmers' unions began a hunger strike at 8 am. The strike will end at 5 pm.
12 Dec 2020
Shah meets cops, security officials to avoid violence in Delhi
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday met with senior government, police, and security officials, and discussed measures to pre-empt any chances of violence on Delhi's borders in connection with the ongoing farmers' protest, according to reports.
11 Dec 2020
Farmers challenge new farm laws in the Supreme Court
As the deadlock between farmers and the government persists with several rounds of talks proving to be inconclusive, a group of farmers has moved the Supreme Court against the three new contentious agricultural laws.
09 Dec 2020
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.