Harvest Season Is Here; Slowing Moving Equipment Hit Indiana Roads

Harvest Season Is Here; Slowing Moving Equipment Hit Indiana Roads

Indiana State Department of Agriculture is offering tips to motorists who encounter slowing moving equipment. Shutterstock photo. (INDIANAPOLIS) – Harvest season is here and for some that means visiting pumpkin patches and apple orchards, but we want to remind motorists that harvest season also means farmers will begin harvesting this year’s corn and soybean crops. […]

Solar posts will soon light up hilly roads in Moulvibazar, says minister

Solar posts will soon light up hilly roads in Moulvibazar, says minister

Solar light posts are being installed on 28-km Juri-Baralekha road in Moulvibazar district to light up the hilly tracks and reduce road accidents, said Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Md. Shahab Uddin. The 30 watts solar lights are being installed at 373 important points from Bhuiya Bazar in Juri upazila to Chandagram Bazar in […]

Tractors, trucks block India’s roads as farm protests widen

Tractors, trucks block India's roads as farm protests widen

People attend a Maha Panchayat or grand village council meeting as part of a farmers’ protest against farm laws at Bhainswal in Shamli district in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, February 5, 2021 Reuters Saturday’s three-hour road blockade started around noon across the country, except in New Delhi and a couple of neighbouring […]

Trucks, tractors obstruct India’s roads as farm protests spread

Viral inequality and the farmers' struggle in India

Reuters | Published: February 06, 2021 17:47:55 Thousands of farmers across India blocked roads on Saturday with makeshift tents, tractors, trucks and boulders to pressure the government to roll back agricultural reforms that have triggered months-long protests. While the initial protests were started by rice and wheat growers from northern Indian who camped out on […]

Heavy security, roads closed after Delhi farmer riots

Heavy security, roads closed after Delhi farmer riots

Policemen stand guard in front of the historic Red Fort after Tuesday’s clashes between police and farmers, in the old quarters of Delhi, India on January 27, 2021 Reuters The farmers have been protesting the new firm reform laws on the outskirts of Delhi since November Indian police imposed heavy security and closed several main […]