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Agriculture: Farmers

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

Sep 05, 2021 Outlook Bureau

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.

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

Sep 04, 2021 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.


Are Iranian Apples Coming Via Afghanistan Killing The Indian Fruit?

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?

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

Aug 30, 2021 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.


Haryana Police Action Likely To Intensify Farmers Protest Across The Country

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

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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.


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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.


23 July, 2021

Meenakshi Lekhi Apologises After Backlash For Calling Protesting Farmers ‘Mawali’

Outlook Web Bureau

A senior video journalist of a leading media channel was allegedly attacked during the protest organised by farmers against the three farm laws in Delhi.


22 July, 2021

First Day's 'Kisan Parliament' Ends; 200 Farmers To Come Back Tomorrow

Jayanta Bhattacharya

Over 10 rounds of talks with the government, which has been projecting the laws at major agricultural reforms, have failed to break the deadlock between the two sides.


22 July, 2021

End Protest And Come For Talks: Narendra Singh Tomar To Agitating Farmers At Jantar Mantar

Outlook Web Bureau

'I want to tell through you (media) that farmers should leave the path of protest and come for dialogue. We are ready for talks if they come with issues in the bills,' Narendra Singh Tomar said


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22 July, 2021

‘It’s An Unethical Govt, We Suspect They Snooped On Us Too’: Protesting Farmer Leaders

Outlook Web Bureau

Swaraj India president Yogendra Yadav said the phone numbers of farmer leaders will figure in the data of the year 2020-21.


Photo Gallery

Union Home Minister Amit Shah along with Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel attends the inaugural ceremony of a new mega milk powder plant and new packaging film plant of Amul, in Gandhinagar

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Former Union Minister Vijay Goel along with supporters holds a demonstration at the ITO Chowk against Kejriwal government calling its fight against pollution only a drama, in New Delhi.

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Uttar Pradesh ADG (Law and Order) Prasant Kumar (L) and UP Principal Secretary Deepak Kumar address a press conference on the cancellation of the UPTET Exam 2021, at Lok Bhawan in Lucknow.

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Leaders from various parties join the BJP in presence of the party's State unit President Swatantra Dev Singh and Deputy C M Dinesh Sharma, in Lucknow.

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A health worker collects swab samples of a vendor for COVID-19 testing at a market in the wake of spike in coronavirus cases, in Jammu.

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