Lashkar Singh, Chairman of Krantikari Mazdoor Kisan Party.

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New Party Launched In Punjab To Fight For Farmers: Punjab Election

In Punjab, ahead of the upcoming assembly election, a new political party namely ''Krantikari Mazdoor Kisan Party'' has been launched on November 20. ''The party will fight for the issues faced by workers, peasants, farmers, and people of Punjab,'' said Lashkar Singh, Chairman of the party. However, the party is yet to be registered with the Election Commission of India. We'll fight the full-fledged Punjab election, added Singh.

Sun, 21 Nov 2021 - 10:20 AM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Punjab Assembly, Krantikari Mazdoor Kisan Party, Election, Farmers, Punjab Election

Courtesy: ANI

Puli Raju with Farmers families

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Teacher Helps Farmers' Families Who Lost People Due To Suicide: Telangana

Puli Raju is a 48-year-old government school teacher from the Siddipet district of Telangana. Raju began work in 2002, and meticulously documented the farmer suicides in his region. He traced the victims and visited the aggrieved families to offer them support. “I am trying to provide them with ration, financial support, education material for children, and other assistance,” he added.

Sat, 30 Oct 2021 - 09:00 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Farmers, teacher, Support, Telangana, Siddipet

Courtesy: The Better India

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

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Bihar Govt Allots Rs 660 Cr To Compensate Farmers' Loss

The Bihar government under the leadership of Nitish Kumar has decided to compensate farmers who lost their crops due to rainfall and waterlogging. The Bihar cabinet approved Rs 550 crore for farmers who lost their standing crop and Rs 100 crores for those who couldn't even sow this Kharif season. Reportedly, the concerned district officials will decide the subsidy after the assessment of the damage.

Wed, 13 Oct 2021 - 07:37 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Compensation, Bihar Government, Farmers, Mansoon

Courtesy: Down To Earth

PM Modi and CM Charan

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Punjab CM Meets PM Modi; Urges To Repeal Farm laws

The newly crowned Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi has met Prime Minister Modi on October 1 and urged him to withdraw all three controversial farm laws. Reportedly, CM Channi has also requested the PM to withdraw Centre's decision to postpone the paddy procurement in the agricultural dominant state.  CM Channi also appealed to the PM "to end the deadlock with farmers".

Fri, 01 Oct 2021 - 03:39 PM / by Shiksha Dev

Tags: PM Modi, CM Charnjit Singh Channi, Farm Laws, Farmers

Courtesy: NDTV

Telangana HC

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Govt Has To Compensate Farmers For Loss Due To Rain: Telangana HC

The Telangana High Court ordered the state government in its verdict, on September 28, to compensate the farmers for their crop-loss due to heavy rains and floods in October 2020. Reportedly, a PIL was filed by S Ashalatha of the Rythu Swarajya Vedika (RSV), Vissa Kirankumar, Kenneganti Ravi in November 2020. However, RSV welcomed the judgment and said the government should also provide compensation for this year's loss.

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 - 07:40 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Farmers, Telangana HC, Compensation, rain, Crop

Courtesy: The News Minute

Protesting Farmers Refused To Attend Meeting Convened By Haryana Government

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Protesting Farmers Refused To Attend Meeting Convened By Haryana Govt

The protesting farmers have refused to attend a meeting to be convened on September 19 by the Haryana government to discuss the opening of border passage to Delhi. Since November 2020, farmers near the Singhu and Tikri border have been blocking the highway (NH-44) in protest of the new agricultural laws enacted by the center. Besides, farmers blamed Delhi police for obstructing access to the city's highways through barricading.

Sun, 19 Sep 2021 - 01:58 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Farmers, Haryana, Highway, NH-44, Central laws, Agriculture bills

Courtesy: NDTV

Samyukt Kisan Morcha

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Samyukt Kisan Morcha Issues Guidelines For 'Bharat Bandh' On Sept 27

The Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) protesting against three farms laws has issued guidelines for Bharat Bandh to be held on September 27, starting from 6 AM to 4 PM. Farmer union promised to keep a peaceful protest. During protest offices, markets, schools, colleges are not allowed to function, but emergency services will be allowed to avoid inconvenience to public. SKM will hold a preparatory meeting on September 20. 

Sat, 18 Sep 2021 - 01:37 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Samyukt Kisan Morcha, Farmers, Central Government, Farm Bill

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

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Harsimrat Badal Has No Right To Speak About Farmers' Crisis: Punjab CM

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sept 15 said, "former Union Minister Harsimrat Badal has no moral right to speak about the crises triggered by the farm laws", which the ruling party could have easily averted. He also slammed the Akali leader on politically motivated remarks, which he believed covered BJP's failure. He claimed that Akali's remarks were made to divert farmers' attention from center to state amid the upcoming Punjab… read-more

Thu, 16 Sep 2021 - 02:44 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Punjab, Amarinder Singh, Farmers, Central Government, Akali Dal

Courtesy: ANI News

Farmers protesting at Singhu Border

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Haryana Farmer Dies Due To Cardiac Arrest; Investigation Underway

Manoj Sharma, a 37-year-old farmer has died due to cardiac arrest near KFC mall at Singhu border on September 15. He belonged to Sonepat's Khanpur Kalan village, Haryana. The 37-year-old had been proactive during the November 2020 protest of farmers encircling Delhi outskirts. He also attended the Samyukt Kisan Morcha's maha-panchayat at Muzaffarnagar in UP. However, the police have filed a case under Section 174 of CrPc.

Thu, 16 Sep 2021 - 12:10 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Singhu Border, Farmers, Farm Bill, Section 174, Cardiac arrest

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Food Scientist-Turned-Farmer Chandrasekhar Bhadsavle's SRT Ensures A Healthy Crop

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SRT Ensures Healthy Crop, Reduces 40% Production Cost

Chandrasekhar Bhadsavle, a food-Scientist from Maharashtra introduced Saguna Rice Technique (SRT) to farmers in Neral, Karjat in 2013. He later expanded it to all 16 climatic zones of Maharashtra. Graduated from California University, who returned to India in 1976 & elaborates SRT as, "we save 50% water, 40% cost of production by saving labor costs". It doesn't require tilling, which makes farmers believe SRT to be 'hawaman anukul sheti… read-more

Wed, 15 Sep 2021 - 06:43 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Farmers, food scientist, Saguna Rice Technique, Chandrasekhar Bhadsavle

Courtesy: The Better India