Declare apple crisis in Kashmir Valley as nation calamity, demands AIKSCC
The delegation noted that horticulture, which is the backbone of the state's economy, has suffered a double thrashing this season. Just when a good crop had given the farmers hopes for a recovery from last year's losses, the political turmoil since 5th of August has badly affected the transportation industry and procurement market.
Farmers to join 2-day protest backed by left outfit in Delhi
The rally will be “one of the largest congregations of farmers” in the capital i...
Yogendra Yadav slams government's 'double standards' towards farmers
"Morale of loan waivers are not discussed when it comes to bailouts to t...
Bharat Bandh live updates: Strike by trade unions gets mixed response
10 Central trade unions have called fot the strike which is being supported by many other organisations. The protestors' demand during the Bharat Bandh includes Centre to drop the proposed labour reforms. A Bill in this regard was passed and proposes to merge 44 labour laws into four codes -- wages, industrial relations, social security, and safe working conditions.
Apple prices crashed in Kashmir after market intervention by Nafed, says Raju Shetty
"Farmers had to wait for 10 to 12 days for their turn to sell to Nafed, which rejected or offered lower prices on various grounds. Nafed could transport apples out of the valley only after loading 400 to 500 trucks as army army could extend protection to only a big convoy. This heavy arrival in markets led to fall of apple prices," said Shetty.
Farmer organisation to hold protest in Delhi on Nov 29-30
Despite PM Modi's recent statements that he had taken initiatives to solve farmers' distress, the issues remain.
Farmers marching to Parliament stopped some distance away
Farmers from different parts of the country, including Andhra , Gujarat, MP, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and UP have come to Delhi to join the protest march
'Kisan March' in Delhi from Nov 28-30: AIKS General Secretary
"This pattern of distress migration indicates that the agrarian crisis has burst from the seams of rural India, undermining both the country's food security and our collective food sovereignty," Mollah said.
Farmers' organisations request President for special Parliament session on agrarian crisis
The two bills are the Farmers’ Freedom for Indebtedness Bill 2018 and the Farmers Right to Guaranteed Remunerative Minimum Support Prices for Agricultural Commodities Bill 2018.
Thousands of farmers throng to Delhi, demand special Parliament session
On Thursday morning, farmers arrived at Anand Vihar railway station where they were welcomed by members of Left-backed students' outfit AISA.
Farmers to protest in Delhi, demand 'freedom from debt'
"Our main demand will be full remunerative prices as a legal entitlement with correct cost estimations and at least a 50 per cent profit margin over the cost of production," All India Kisan Sabha president Ashok Dhawale said.
Farmers face Rs 2 lakh cr loss as Modi failed to implement promise: Farmers' Union
All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee has sought complete loan waiver and remuneration of 50 per cent margin above the cost of production as per Modi's promise.
Opposition unity meet tomorrow on farm distress
This follows the unprecedented mobilisation of farmers in Maharashtra recently that led the state government to concede to their major demands.
Farmers leaders arrested ahead of dharna at CM Amarinder Singh's house
Farmers are seeking loan waiver of all loans, MSP according to Swaminathan Committee report, land rights to tenants among other demands.
Farmers across India unite for common minimum agenda
Sections of farm leaders trying to come together on a national scale for the first time are doubtful about the response the programme may get.
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