AlBOC extends its support to the 'Bharat Bandh' called by Samyukta Kisan Morcha

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AlBOC Extends Support To 'Bharat Bandh' Called By Samyukta Kisan Morcha

The All India Bank Officers' Confederation affiliates and local units will join in solidarity the Farmer's Protest against the three Farm Bills imposed by the NDA government. The union representative said in a statement on 20th September. The Samyukta Kisan Morcha has called for all the protestors for a Bharat Bandh on September 27. The Union has also requested the Centre to re-open dialogues with the farmer representatives over the… read-more

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 - 01:46 PM / by Muskan Arora

Tags: Farmers' Protest, Farmer's Bill, AIBOC

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Farmers holding protest against three farm laws.

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RSS-Affiliate BKS To Hold Dharna Against Centre Over Farm Laws 

RSS-Affiliate Bhartiya Kisan Sangh (BKS) has decided to organize ''a nationwide symbolise dharna'' on September 8 against the Centre as it didn't consider their demands regarding three new farm laws by August 31. Earlier, the BKS had asked the center to make new laws and demanded 'MSP' Should be based on cost. BKS treasurer Yugal Kishore Mishra said, ''we will decide the future course of action after September 8.''

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 - 05:26 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Farmer's Bill, RSS, Central Government, PM Modi


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Book 'In Kanuno Me Kala Kya' Opens Commentary About New Farm Laws

A book named 'In Kanuno me Kala Kya' has been released by farm union 'Samyukt  Kisan Morcha'. Written by Punjab and Haryana High Court senior advocate Joginder Singh Toor, the book emphasizes the implications of the recently passed farm laws. Besides shedding light on its bad effects, the book gives a detailed commentary on the farmer's situation. Meanwhile, the book has been sent to the Prime Minister and Agricultural Minister. 

Wed, 31 Mar 2021 - 05:21 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: Farmers, Farmer's Bill, farmer protest, India

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Women to take centre stage at farmers' protests at Delhi borders

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Women Take Centre Stage At Farmers' Protests At Delhi Borders

Marking International Women's day 2021, women took centre stage at the ongoing farmers' protest against the contentious farm laws. One of the protest organisers stated that, for the day, the stage was managed by women, and the speakers were also women. Besides, the women at the protest sites debated on issues related to farming as well as the plights faced by the women farmers.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 - 10:15 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: International women's day, Farmers' Protest, Farmer's Bill, Farm Laws

Courtesy: The Hindu

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FCI Urges Punjab To Provide Land Records; Eyes Direct Transfer Of MSP

The Punjab office of the Food Corporation of India (FCI) has asked the director of civil supplies and consumer affairs to furnish the land records of farmers. By making direct online transfer of MSP to farmers' bank accounts, the Centre has been considering to remove middlemen. However, the Arhtiya Association of Punjab have challenged this move in court. Reportedly, the Centre pays around Rs 1,400-crore commission annually to arhtiyas/agents… read-more

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 - 03:57 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: Farmer's Bill, Punjab Farmers, FCI, MSP

Courtesy: Indian Express

Farmers meet

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Centre, Protesting Farmers Reach Consensus On Two Of Four Issues

Except two issues: Legal guarantee on MSP and repeal of the farm laws, the Centre and the protesting farm unions have reached a consensus on matters of stubble burning and power tariff. The mutually agreed stance was achieved in December 30 meeting. Moreover, the government is trying to convince farmers through redressing their grievances and explaining the laws' benefits to them. However, for the remaining two issues, talks will be held on… read-more

Thu, 31 Dec 2020 - 10:38 AM / by Rishika Agarwal

Tags: Indian Farmers, Farmer's Bill, Farmers' Protest, Union Agriculture Minister

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Farmers Protesting At The Border

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Farmers' Protest: Union Chalks Another Meeting On December 30

After futile rounds of talks with protesting farmers, a sixth meeting has been scheduled on December 30 to resolve the deadlock. The move came days after the Supreme Court has asked the Union to create a committee to resolve the issue. While the farmers are determined to repeal the laws, the Centre is not ready to make changes. Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said farmers are being misled.

Mon, 28 Dec 2020 - 06:30 PM / by Rishika Agarwal

Tags: Farmer's Bill, Indian Farmers, protest, meeting, Narendra Singh Tomar

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Rice Company Withdraws Contract From MP Farmers, Leaves Them In Lurch

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MP Farmers Blame New Farm Laws As Rice Company Breaches Contract

In a similar case to which farmers are protesting, a Delhi-based rice company has denied buying paddy from farmers of MP’s Hoshangabad district, citing the produce contained toxic chemical Hexa. After actions from the local administration, the company bought paddy from 12 farmers; however, later again backed out of its promise. The farmers blamed that the company backed out because it was no longer under 'mandi control' due to the new farm… read-more

Thu, 24 Dec 2020 - 12:06 PM / by Archita chakraborty

Tags: Farmer's Bill, Paddy, Madhya Pradesh, Hoshangabad, New Farm laws

Courtesy: NDTV

Petrol Pump

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Free Fuel At Delhi-Amritsar Highway; SAD Distributed To Protesters

Amid the overwhelming support to the Farmer’s protest, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) workers are supplying free fuel at a petrol station at the Delhi-Amritsar highway. SAD member Gursharan Singh said the move was supported by youths and their NRI friends. Moreover, the workers said that the initiative will motivate more farmers and people in Punjab to join the ongoing protests. Earlier, late-night talks between the farmer's representative and… read-more

Wed, 09 Dec 2020 - 02:12 PM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: Farmers Protest, Delhi-Amritsar Highway, Free Fuel, Farmer's Bill, Indian Railways, Punjab Farmers

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Farmers allowed to enter Delhi

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Centre Allows Farmers To Hold Peaceful Protest At Delhi

After being denied by the Delhi Police to hold protest at Ramlila Maidan, Punjab farmers' groups have secured permission from the Centre to hold protest at the Nirankari Samagam Ground in the Burari area. Punjab CM Amarinder Singh said, "I welcome Centre's decision to allow farmers... to exercise their democratic right to protest." The protesting farmers were allowed "safe passage to Delhi" on November 27. The protests are against the Centre'… read-more

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 - 04:07 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Farmer's Bill, Farmers' Protest, Dilli Chalo Movement, Captain Amarinder Singh

Courtesy: Hindustan Times