PM Narendra Modi appeals to farmers to end agitation against farm laws

UP farmers export 30 tonnes of green chillies, tomatoes to B'desh, Nepal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday made a fervent appeal to protesters to end their agitation against the new farm laws even as he questioned opposition parties for their sudden “U-turn” on the agriculture reforms. The Prime Minister also hit out at those behind the protests, saying a new “breed” […]

Farmer protests biggest ever agitation: Noted agri journalist Sainath

UP farmers export 30 tonnes of green chillies, tomatoes to B'desh, Nepal

Terming the ongoing farmers’ protests against the three farm laws brought in by the BJP-led NDA government, as the biggest ever agitation and a direct fight of farmers against the corporates, noted agricultural journalist P. Sainath has said that the government is afraid of the wide support the farmers are receiving from […]

For Farmers, This Agitation Is an Issue of Survival Against Corporates

For Farmers, This Agitation Is an Issue of Survival Against Corporates

Braving chilling winds, wet weather and lack of proper sanitation, thousands of farmers, men and women, are camping on the outskirts of Delhi, challenging the corporate-political-bureaucratic nexus. In this fight, on the one hand, are economically powerful giant corporates sitting atop shoulders of Indian political leadership and on the other are landless, small and marginal […]

Farmers intensify agitation in State

Farmers intensify agitation in State

The agitation launched against the agricultural laws brought out by the Centre is picking up momentum in Telangana too. The Chalo Hyderabad call given by the All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee evoked good response from farmers in different parts of the State. According to the committee, over a thousand farmers managed to reach the […]

Urdu Bulletin: Farmers’ agitation, India-Bangladesh summit make headlines

Urdu Bulletin: Farmers' agitation, India-Bangladesh summit make headlines

New Delhi [India], December 18 (ANI): Various Urdu newspapers on Friday emphasised on the ongoing farmers’ agitation against the recently enacted Central farm laws. Most newspapers have focussed on the Supreme Court advice that “farmers can continue protest without harming peace”.Most publications have also given a prominent space on their respective page one to the […]

Farmer agitation: Use iron fist in a velvet glove

  The agitating Punjab farmers can be painted as saints or sinners. On the one hand, they spearheaded the Green Revolution in the 1960s when India was starving, helping India become not just self-sufficient but a grain exporter. For this they were rightly called heroes. But by growing water-guzzling crops like rice in a low-rainfall […]