Bengaluru protest

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Bengaluru To Observe Bandh As Farmers Protest Against Cauvery Water Issue

Bengaluru is expected to see a complete shutdown on September 26, as farmer bodies, Kannada organisations and opposition parties have called for a 'Bandh' in the city to protest against the release of water from the Cauvery river in Karnataka to neighbouring Tamil Nadu. Bengaluru Urban District Collector KA Dayanand has announced a public holiday for all schools and colleges in the city in view of the Bandh.

Tue, 26 Sep 2023 - 09:30 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: cauvery water, Bengaluru(241), Indian Farmers, Bandh, traffic restrictions

PM Kisan Yojana

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PM Kisan Yojana For 8.5 Crore Farmers Released

PM Narendra Modi released the 14th instalment of PM Kisan Yojana, on July 26. Approximately 8.5 crore farmers were given benefits of the PM Kisan Yojana, an initiative of the BJP-led Central Government to benefit Indian farmers. In this regard, the Government of India released an amount of Rs 17 crores. PM Narendra Modi during his Rajasthan visit, released the scheme money, under which each farmer will get Rs.2,000.

Thu, 27 Jul 2023 - 01:21 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: PM Kisan Yojana, Farmers, Indian Farmers, National Scheme, 8.5 Crore Farmers

Courtesy: Economic Times


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Relief To Layman, Centre Plan This Amid Skyrocketing Tomato Prices

Amid the rising prices of tomatoes in India, the BJP-led Central Government came up with a plan to help the common man. On July 12, the Centre directed cooperatives NAFED and NCCF to procure tomatoes from Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Maharashtra for distribution in major consumption centres. The distribution is said to be done in regions where the prices of tomatoes are skyrocketing. Notably, in Indian states, tomatoes are Rs.200/kgs. 

Wed, 12 Jul 2023 - 06:12 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Tomatoes, Skyrocketing prices, Central Government, Indian Farmers, food

Courtesy: Zee News India

Farmers Protest

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Dissatisfied Farmers Blocks NH44 To Delhi, Demands MSP

Hundreds of farmers started protesting against the Central Government and blocked the highway to Delhi. The protest was due to dissatisfaction over the Minimum Support Price (MSP) and the relief given to them for sunflower crops. Farmers from Haryana, Punjab and other regions gathered together and raised slogans "MSP Dilao, Kisan Bachao". Notably, the protest came after Government released Rs 29.13 crore as interim 'bharpai (relief… read-more

Mon, 12 Jun 2023 - 03:01 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Farmers Protest, Indian Farmers, NH 44, MSP, Sunflower Crops

Courtesy: NDTV


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PM Modi Releases Rs 16,000 Crores To Farmers Under PM Kisan Yojana

PM Narendra Modi, on February 27, released money for eight crore farmers under the PM Kisan Yojana. The PM Modi led Central Government sanctioned Rs 16,000 crores, under the yojana, providing benefits to farmers, across India. The money will be deposited to bank accounts under the scheme, eligible farmer families are provided ₹ 6,000/ year in three equal instalments of Rs 2,000 benefit transfer (DBT). 

Mon, 27 Feb 2023 - 06:47 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: PM Modi, PM Kisan Yojana, Indian Farmers, BJP, Welfare Schemes

Courtesy: Zee News India

Farmer suicide

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Karnataka Farmers Decided To Die, Seeks PDO's Permission

A Karnataka farmer Manjunath Kambar wrote to the Panchayat Development Officer (PDO) seeking suicide permission, which has been acknowledged and approved. Farmers committing suicide due to debt is not new, but asking for permission is bizzare. In Karnataka's Mangaluru village of Koppala district Kambar built a pond for his farm issues and demanded funds under the MGNREGA scheme. However, the PDO Veeresh G asked Rs 15,000 bribe. 

Sat, 12 Feb 2022 - 01:30 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Indian Farmers, Suicide, Karnataka, Village, PDO

Courtesy: The World News

T Harish Rao Holds Protest

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TRS Holds Protest Against 'Paddy Procurement' Issue In Telangana

Paddy procurement issue of Telangana, intensified, following which the TRS, on December 20, carried out protests across Telangana and Delhi.  The Party cadres farmers in solidarity, burnt effigies of PM Modi and demanded long pending 'Paddy procurement' benefiting farmers. Telangana Chief Minister KCR and state ministers like T Harish Rao and others staged a protest, whereas, the BJP is yet to response to the protest and demands of the TRS… read-more

Mon, 20 Dec 2021 - 08:31 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: TRS, BJP, Central Government, Paddy Procurement Issue, Indian Farmers

Courtesy: The Siasat Daily

Farmers Leader Gurnam Singh Charuni

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Farmers Suspend 'Agitation', To Vacate Site By Dec 11

The farmers, protesting against the Central Government, announced to suspend agitation, on December 9. Farmers' Union leader Gurnam Singh Charuni addressed the media and said, "we will hold a review meeting on January 15. If government does not fulfill its promises, we could resume our agitation." The farmers announced to vacate the protest site on December 11, after it received written confirmation to discuss the Minimum Support Price (MSP)… read-more

Thu, 09 Dec 2021 - 05:06 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Farmers Protest, MSP, Indian government, Delhi, Indian Farmers

Courtesy: ANI

Telangana Chief Minister

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Telangana Announces Rs 3 lakh For Relatives Of Farmers Killed In Protest

Telangana Chief Minister Chandrashekhar Rao announced an ex-gratia of Rs 3 lakh for the families of the martyred farmers on behalf of the Telangana government, on November 20. According to reports, the CM further demanded PM Modi to provide each family with Rs 25 lakhs in compensation. Moreover, he also requested the center to withdraw the cases filed against the farmers during the farmers’ protest at the Singhu border.

Sat, 20 Nov 2021 - 09:27 PM / by SAM RAHUL RAJASHEKHAR

Tags: Telangana CM Relief Fund, telangana government, Indian Farmers, India, Farm Laws

Courtesy: Zee news

Punjab CM

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Punjab Announces Rs 2 Lakh Compensation To People Arrested On R-day Rally

Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi announced Rs 2 lakh as compensation to 83 people arrested by the Delhi police for protesting and carrying out a tractor rally on the Republic Day of India. Reportedly, farmers protesting over farm laws broke barricades on January 6 and clashed with the Delhi police in the national capital. Moreover, the protesters also entered the iconic Red Fort and unfurled their flags, said reports.

Sat, 13 Nov 2021 - 12:00 PM / by SAM RAHUL RAJASHEKHAR

Tags: Punjab CM, Punjab Government, Delhi Riots, Indian Farmers, New Farm laws

Courtesy: ANI