Saddened by Farmer’s Death, Action Will Be Taken Against Those Responsible: Bhagwant Mann

Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Wednesday said he was saddened by the death of a young farmer on the Punjab-Haryana border and asserted that stringent action would be taken against those responsible for it. ”After postmortem, a case will be registered. Those officials responsible for his death will have to face stringent action,” said … Read more

‘Benefit for Only…’: Farmers’ Plan as They Reject Centre’s New Proposal | Why Crops Need to Diversify in Punjab

The ‘Dilli Chalo’ protest march will resume at 11 am on Wednesday, the farmer unions said, adding that the government must add oil seeds and Bajra also under the MSP. This fresh warning came after the Centre offered a proposal to the farmers that guarantees Minimum Support Prices (MSP) on pulses, maize and cotton. Farmer … Read more

Haryana Top Cop Writes to Punjab Police As Farmers Set to Resume ‘Delhi Chalo’ March; Traffic Snarls Expected

Last Updated: February 20, 2024, 23:55 IST Farmers will resume their march at 11 am on Wednesday. (Image: Representative/PTI) After rejecting Centre’s proposal for a guaranteed price contract for their crops, farmers announced to resume their march at 11 am on Wednesday After rejecting a proposal from the central government for a guaranteed price contract … Read more

SKM to Gherao Residences of Punjab BJP Leaders to Press Centre into Accepting Farmers’ Demands

Published By: Pragati Pal Last Updated: February 18, 2024, 23:14 IST Protesting farmers have stayed put at Shambhu and Khanauri for the sixth day after their march to the national capital was halted. (File photo: PTI) Several farmer outfits, which are part of the Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), have extended their support to the “Delhi … Read more

Farmers Protest Day 4 LIVE: Grameen Bharat Bandh Today; Section 144 Imposed In Noida

Curated By: Sanstuti Nath Last Updated: February 16, 2024, 07:56 IST Members of various organisations block railway tracks at Rajpura as they stage ‘rail roko’ protest in support of farmers agitating at Punjab-Haryana Shambhu border, in Patiala on Thursday (Image:PTI) Farmers Protest News Updates: Explore the latest updates on Bharat Bandh and the Farmers Protest, … Read more

Farmers Protest: Massive Traffic Jams At Delhi Borders; Congress Promises MSP Guarantee Law

Curated By: Sanstuti Nath Last Updated: February 14, 2024, 07:52 IST Foremost among the demands of the protesters is the enactment of a law guaranteeing MSP, or minimum support price, for crops. (Image: PTI) Farmers protest updates: After the second round of talks with farmer union leaders remained “inconclusive” late on Monday, Union Agriculture Minister … Read more

Farmers, Trade Unions Call for ‘Gramin Bharat Bandh’ on Feb 16 | All You Need to Know

Last Updated: February 14, 2024, 10:11 IST Farmers to join Gramin Bharat Bandh called by SKM on February 16. (Image: PTI) The nationwide strike, called the Gramin Bharat Bandh, is set to start from 6 am to 4 pm on February 16 Amid the ongoing protest by the farmers on Delhi borders, the Samyukta Kisan … Read more

Union Ministers Hold Talks with Farm Leaders; Farmers Adamant on Legal Guarantee to MSP

Published By: Pragati Pal Last Updated: February 13, 2024, 00:01 IST The sources further said the Central ministers were also discussing various other demands of the farmers during the meeting. (PTI Representational Image) The ministers — Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Piyush Goyal and Agriculture Minister Arjun Munda — held the second round of talks … Read more

‘Delhi Chalo’ Stir: Why Farmers From Punjab Marching Towards Capital? What Are Their Demands? | Explained

More than 5,000 security personnel have been deployed along the border with other states. (PTI File Photo) The Samyukta Kisan Morcha and the Kisan Mazdoor Morcha have announced that more than 200 farm unions will march to Delhi on February 13 Authorities have fortified the national capital by barricading the border areas and deploying more … Read more

AAP Urges Centre to Hold Talks with Protesting Farmers

Last Updated: February 12, 2024, 14:53 IST AAP Delhi convener Gopal Rai on Monday urged the central government to hold dialogue with the protesting farmers. (Image: PTI) Rai alleged that the security measures taken by the Centre to control the farmers’ protest on February 13 is “more intense than that of the colonial era” AAP … Read more