Farmers Protest

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#BharatBandh: Millions go on two-day strike against Modi govt's policies
India

#BharatBandh: Millions go on two-day strike against Modi govt's policies

On Tuesday, millions of workers across India, from both the organized and the unorganized sectors, started their two-day nationwide general strike to protest against unemployment and what they call the Modi government's 'anti-worker' policies.
#BharatBandh: Nationwide strike against Modi govt's policies on Jan 8-9
India

#BharatBandh: Nationwide strike against Modi govt's policies on Jan 8-9

Ten Central trade unions across India have called for a two-day-long nationwide strike on January 8 and 9 in a bid to protest against what they call "anti-people" policies of the Modi government.
UP: Farmers using alcohol as 'medicine' to improve potato production
India

UP: Farmers using alcohol as 'medicine' to improve potato production

In a country where livelihood of majority of the population is dependent on agriculture, new methods to boost farming are always needed.
#AgrarianCrisis: Over one lakh farmers march on the Parliament
India

#AgrarianCrisis: Over one lakh farmers march on the Parliament

After over one lakh farmers from all over India poured into Delhi on Thursday to pressurize the government into taking cognizance of the agrarian crisis, the farmers have now started marching towards the Parliament to demand a special session for addressing farmers' distress.
Ministerial committee to hold talks with farmers: Finance Minister Behera
Politics

Ministerial committee to hold talks with farmers: Finance Minister Behera

A ministerial committee of Odisha government will hold consultation with different farmers' organizations including Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS) and agriculture experts on the problems faced by the peasants in the state.
#AgrarianCrisis: Over one lakh farmers march to Delhi in protest
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
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.
Fed up of Center's apathetic-attitude, farmers plan march to Delhi
India

Fed up of Center's apathetic-attitude, farmers plan march to Delhi

An umbrella body of 260 farmers organizations will hold a 'Kisan March' to Delhi next month to protest against the central government's "apathetic attitude" in solving problems of their community, leaders of a farmers' committee said yesterday.
#KisanRally: Allowed to enter Delhi post-midnight, farmers end protest
India

#KisanRally: Allowed to enter Delhi post-midnight, farmers end protest

Protesting farmers who were stopped from entering Delhi on Tuesday ended their rally in the early hours of Wednesday after they were let into the national capital post midnight.

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