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Agriculture: Farmers

Lakhimpur Violence: SKM To Hold 'Rail Roko' Today Demanding Arrest Of Union Minister Ajay Mishra

Oct 18, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The SKM said all train traffic will be stopped for six hours from 10 am till 4 pm during the 'rail roko' protest on Monday.

Farmers Claim Pan India Support To Bharat Bandh

Sep 27, 2021 Outlook Bureau

Belying government claims, the farmers support base has been expanding given the support from larger number of people from all walks of life and of all ages.

Punjab CM Calls Emergency Meeting On Farmers’ Issues In Wake Of ‘Bharat Bandh’

The Council of Ministers passed a resolution expressing solidarity with the farmers and their demands.

Farmers’ Protest: Haryana Extends Mobile Internet Ban In Karnal Till Thursday Midnight

Sep 09, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

All telecom service providers of Haryana are, hereby, directed to ensure compliance of the order

Thousands Attend 'Kisan Mahapanchayat' In Muzaffarnagar To Protest Against Farm Bills

The 6-hour long mahapanchayat platform had over 70 speakers addressing the crowd which included not just farmers but people from all trades in rural areas.

04 September, 2021

Kisan Mahapanchayat: September 5 Will See Largest Gathering Of Farmers Ever On Earth, Says SKM

Jayanta Bhattacharya

The Kisan Mahapanchayat will be a historic event with at least 15 to 20 lakh participants, claimed Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) protesting the Centre’s three agriculture reform laws.

01 September, 2021

Are Iranian Apples Coming Via Afghanistan Killing The Indian Fruit?

Prakash Thakur

Duty free apples from Iran have been coming to India via Afghanistan under the India - Afghanistan Free Trade Agreement for last two years. In spite of numerous petitions and representations made by the farmers of Himachal and J&K to the government of India these Iranian apples have not stopped coming. Will the Indian fruit survive the odds?

30 August, 2021

Caught On Camera: Karnal SDM Asks Cops To Break Farmers’ Heads During Protest; Deputy CM Promises Action

Outlook Web Bureau

Karnal SDM Ayush Sinha, a 2018-batch IAS officer, was caught on camera telling police to ‘break farmers’ heads’ during the protest.

29 August, 2021

Haryana Police Action Likely To Intensify Farmers Protest Across The Country

Outlook Bureau

The police crackdown on a group at Bastara toll plaza in Karnal, Haryana, on Saturday resulted in 10 protestors getting seriously injured.

24 August, 2021

Punjab Sugarecane Farmers Call Off Stir As CM Assures Hike In Prices

Outlook Web Bureau

The CM announced a hike of Rs 35 per quintal in the state assured price (SAP) of sugarcane after a meeting with farmer leaders.

24 August, 2021

Odisha: Farmers Let Loose Cattle In Govt Office In Protest

Outlook Web Bureau

The farmers were angry over lack of steps to protect their crops from damage by herds of stray cattle,


15 August, 2021

Samyukta Kisan Morcha Take Out 'Tiranga' Rallies To Mark 75th Independence Day

Jayanta Bhattacharya

Farmers from different parts of the country have been protesting against the Centre’s three contentious farm laws since November last year.

09 August, 2021

PM Releases 9th Instalment Of PM-KISAN

Outlook Web Bureau

More than Rs. 19,500 crores transferred directly into the accounts of over 9.75 crores beneficiary farmer families

09 August, 2021

PM Modi Transfers About Rs 19,500 Crore To Over 9.75 Crore Farmers Under PM-KISAN

Outlook Web Bureau

An annual financial benefit of Rs 6,000 is provided to eligible beneficiary farmer families, payable in three equal four-monthly installments of Rs 2,000 each, under the PM-KISAN scheme.

08 August, 2021

Farmers' Protests: 'Mock Parliament' At Jantar Mantar Likely To End Today

Jayanta Bhattacharya

The umbrella of participating unions has now decided on a new set of protests over the Centre’s three contentious farm laws.

03 August, 2021

How Many Farmers Benefitted From MSP? Govt Response Causes Stir

Jayanta Bhattacharya

The number of farmers who benefitted in 2018-19 was 1,71,50,873, which increased to 2,04,63,590 in 2019-20 and reached 2,10,07,563 in 2020-21, the government informed Lok Sabha on Tuesday.

30 July, 2021

‘Immediately Withdraw Electricity Amendment Bill’: Samyukt Kisan Morcha

Outlook Web Bureau

The 'Kisan Sansad' is part of the latest strategy of the farmers who have been protesting against the Centre's three contentious farm laws at multiple Delhi borders since November last year.


26 July, 2021

Rahul Gandhi Drives Tractor, Says ‘Brought Farmers' Message To Parliament’

Outlook Web Bureau

The Opposition has been cornering the Centre on the contentious farm laws in Parliament, with the uproar often leading to washing out of proceedings in both Houses.

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Border Security Force (BSF) jawans patrol along the India-Pakistan International Border, on the outskirts of Jammu.

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A member of Village Defence Committee (VDC) of the Lam village participates in a workshop organised by Army, in Rajouri district.

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A family clicks a selfie at a cinema hall, in Thane. The Maharashtra government has allowed cinema halls to reopen from today.

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Workers put EVMs and VVPAT machines into a helicopter for transportation ahead of Mandi parliamentary constituency by-elections, at Tandi helipad in Lahaul & Spiti district.

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Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami visits the rain-hit Dungri village in Chamoli district. Uttarakhand Tourism Minister Satpal Maharaj (L) and Disaster Management Minister Dhan Singh Rawat (2R) are also...

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