Chandrababu Naidu blames YSRCP govt.’s policy for farmer suicide

Chandrababu Naidu blames YSRCP govt.’s policy for farmer suicide

Alleging that cases of farmers and agricultural coolies ending their lives have gone up during the YSRCP’s tenure, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) national president N. Chandrababu Naidu held the State government responsible for this. “As many as 1,779 farmers have resorted to the extreme steps during the last one and a half years. The anti-farmer […]

Modi govt’s proposal shows it wants farmers to look unreasonable, not address their concerns

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the farmers of Madhya Pradesh, in New Delhi on 18 December | PTI Photo

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing farmers of Madhya Pradesh, in New Delhi | PTI Photo Text Size: A- A+ Now that the Narendra Modi government has agreed to amend the farm laws, why are farmers being so stubborn? Shouldn’t they seek amendments of their choice, rather than ask for complete repeal? Sounds reasonable, doesn’t it? That’s what the government’s proposal for amendments was meant […]

Modi govt’s policies have put the very survival of Indian farmers at stake

Modi govt’s policies have put the very survival of Indian farmers at stake

The MSP was kept for long below what it should have been, but was not given up. No government had till now been so brazen in its insensitivity towards the peasantry that it could dismantle the whole system. The Modi government, however, has beaten all previous governments in its insensitivity; it has decided to dismantle […]

Accept govt’s offer

Talks with the government regarding the farm laws have yielded little. Though the government is ready to amend the laws, as demanded, it is reluctant to repeal them. In view of a deadlock, farmers should think of finding a middle ground. The government has been making conciliatory gestures, but it is stopping short of scrapping […]

Farmers allege Facebook blocked their page on govt’s behest

Farmers and Students

Dhaka, Dec 20 : In a bid to stop border killings, Border Guard Bangladesh Director General, Major General Md Shafeenul Islam on Sunday called on residents of frontier areas not to trespass into Indian territory. “It is possible to bring down the number of border killings to zero through diplomatic activities, along with public awareness […]