Articles about Samyukt Kisan Morcha

Farmers' body holds meeting after government agrees to repeal laws

21 Nov 2021

India
Farmers' body holds meeting after government agrees to repeal laws

The Samyukta Kisan Morcha, an umbrella body leading the farmers' protest, is meeting at the Singhu border on Sunday.

Farmers stage 'Rail Roko' today to seek Union Minister's resignation

18 Oct 2021

India
Farmers stage 'Rail Roko' today to seek Union Minister's resignation

Farmers will today hold a "Rail Roko" protest to call for the sacking and arrest of Union Minister Ajay Mishra over the Lakhimpur Kheri violence.

SAD chief urges PM to invite farmers for talks

28 Sep 2021

Politics
SAD chief urges PM to invite farmers for talks

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Sukhbir Singh Badal on Tuesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to invite protesting farmers for talks and also demanded a special session of Parliament to revoke the three "black" agri laws.

Section 144 imposed in Karnal ahead of farmers' protest

06 Sep 2021

India
Section 144 imposed in Karnal ahead of farmers' protest

Prohibitory orders banning the gathering of people were imposed in Haryana's Karnal district on Monday, a day ahead of a farmers' planned gherao of the mini-secretariat in Karnal over August 28 lathi-charge episode, officials said.

Karnal SDM orders cops to 'break heads' of protesting farmers

29 Aug 2021

India
Karnal SDM orders cops to 'break heads' of protesting farmers

A video of Karnal Sub-Divisional Magistrate Ayush Sinha is doing the rounds on social media, where he can be heard ordering cops to "break the heads of protesting farmers."

Farmers to celebrate I-Day as 'Kisan Mazdoor Azaadi Sangram Diwas'

13 Aug 2021

India
Farmers to celebrate I-Day as 'Kisan Mazdoor Azaadi Sangram Diwas'

Farmers protesting against the three contentious agriculture laws will celebrate India's 75th Independence Day as Kisan Mazdoor Azaadi Sangram Diwas.

Businessmen come together to float new party in Punjab

10 Aug 2021

Politics
Businessmen come together to float new party in Punjab

An industrialists' body in Ludhiana has launched a new political party and named Bharatiya Kisan Union (Chaduni) Chief Gurnam Singh Chaduni as the outfit's chief ministerial face for the 2022 Punjab assembly elections.

Samyukta Kisan Morcha to observe May 26 as 'Black Day'

15 May 2021

India
Samyukta Kisan Morcha to observe May 26 as 'Black Day'

Samyukta Kisan Morcha, an umbrella body of over 40 farmer unions, on Saturday announced that it will observe May 26 as "Black Day," marking six months of their protest at Delhi's borders against the three farm laws.

Farmers' Nationwide 'Chakka Jam': Cops detain protesters in Pune, Bengaluru

06 Feb 2021

India
Farmers' Nationwide 'Chakka Jam': Cops detain protesters in Pune, Bengaluru

The nationwide chakka jam by farmers protesting the three contentious farm laws began at 12:00pm on Saturday as protesters blocked state and national highways across India.

Farmers' protest: Three-hour nationwide 'chakka jam'; Delhi, UP, Uttarakhand excluded

06 Feb 2021

India
Farmers' protest: Three-hour nationwide 'chakka jam'; Delhi, UP, Uttarakhand excluded

An umbrella body of farmers protesting against the three contentious farm laws has announced that farmers across the country will be observing a three-hour chakka jam, from 12:00pm to 3:00pm on Saturday.

R-Day violence: Rakesh Tikait and Yogendra Yadav named in FIRs

27 Jan 2021

India
R-Day violence: Rakesh Tikait and Yogendra Yadav named in FIRs

Bharatiya Kisan Union's Rakesh Tikait and Swaraj Abhiyan leader Yogendra Yadav are among the at least ten farmers' leaders named in 22 cases filed by the Delhi Police in connection to Republic Day's violence.

Farmers reject government's proposal for 18-month suspension of farm laws

21 Jan 2021

India
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.

Government invites farmers for talks; says MSP discussions 'not logical'

24 Dec 2020

India
Government invites farmers for talks; says MSP discussions 'not logical'

The central government on Thursday extended an invitation to farmer unions for talks once again as protests against new agricultural laws have continued for a month.

Key meeting between Centre, farmers today: Here's what to expect

03 Dec 2020

India
Key meeting between Centre, farmers today: Here's what to expect

Top ministers of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government spent time yesterday preparing for the key meeting with farmers' representatives, which is scheduled for 12 noon today at Vigyan Bhawan.