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Tomar, along with Piyush Goyal and other Union ministers, has conducted eight rounds of discussions with the representatives of the farmers’ unions but both parties have failed to reach an agreement over the farm laws.(Sanjeev Verma/HT Photos)

Farm laws: Tomar asks farmers’ unions leaders to offer alternative other than total repeal

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 06:31 PM IST
Tomar, along with Piyush Goyal and other Union ministers, has conducted eight rounds of discussions with the representatives of the farmers’ unions but both parties have failed to reach an agreement over the farm laws.
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AIKS leader and CPI(M) Polit Bureau member Hannan Mollah addresses media after a meeting with Home Minister Amit Shah regarding the repeal of new farm laws, at NASC PUSA, in New Delhi.(Sanchit Khanna/Hindustan Times)
AIKS leader and CPI(M) Polit Bureau member Hannan Mollah addresses media after a meeting with Home Minister Amit Shah regarding the repeal of new farm laws, at NASC PUSA, in New Delhi.(Sanchit Khanna/Hindustan Times)

‘We’re not holidaying at Delhi’s borders, here to seek answers’, says Hannan Mollah

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2020 07:22 PM IST
Farmer groups protesting against the Centre’s three farm laws have proposed a meeting with the government at 11 am on December 29, but they are yet to receive any response from the government, he claimed.
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As the farmers’ protest entered its 28th day protesting farmer unions on Wednesday held a press conference on Wednesday asking the government not to repeat the promise of amendments to the new farm laws(AP)
As the farmers’ protest entered its 28th day protesting farmer unions on Wednesday held a press conference on Wednesday asking the government not to repeat the promise of amendments to the new farm laws(AP)

Farmer unions say they are ready for talks if govt comes up with a concrete proposal

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2020 07:34 PM IST
Till now, five rounds of talks have failed to break the deadlock between the two sides. While the Centre has reiterated that the laws won’t be scrapped and has instead proposed amendments, the unions have been adamant on a total repeal since the first day of protests
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On December 10, farmers from Maharashtra led by state minister Omprakash Babarao Kadu alias Bacchu Kadu were stopped by UP police at Rarah border in Bharatpur while on their way to Delhi to join the farmers’ protest.(HT Photo)
On December 10, farmers from Maharashtra led by state minister Omprakash Babarao Kadu alias Bacchu Kadu were stopped by UP police at Rarah border in Bharatpur while on their way to Delhi to join the farmers’ protest.(HT Photo)

Maharashtra farmers to start their vehicle march to Delhi from Nashik today

By Eeshanpriya MS | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2020 03:02 PM IST
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Fifth round of meeting between farmers' representatives and the Central government begins over farm laws, at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.(ANI)
Fifth round of meeting between farmers' representatives and the Central government begins over farm laws, at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.(ANI)

‘Govt will benefit from farm laws, not us’: Farmers’ leaders at meeting with centre

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shivani Kumar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2020 07:46 PM IST
Thousands of farmers from Haryana and Punjab are protesting in and around Delhi against the three farm laws, passed by Parliament in September.
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Farmers protest against the newly passed farm bills at Singhu border near Delhi.(REUTERS)
Farmers protest against the newly passed farm bills at Singhu border near Delhi.(REUTERS)

‘Planning to block remaining roads of Delhi,’ say farmers as protests intensify

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shivani Kumar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2020 07:53 PM IST
The call for Bharat Bandh has been supported by various other farmers’ organisations. Hannan Mollah, general secretary of All India Kisan Sabha, said, “We need to take this protest forward. Government has to take back the farm laws.”
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A member of The All-India Kisan Sabha, founded by Swami Sahajanand Saraswati. The All-India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) presented a charter of demands to the Union Agriculture Minister seeking an effective contingency plan to meet the drought-like situation in parts of the country in August 2018.(Getty Images)
A member of The All-India Kisan Sabha, founded by Swami Sahajanand Saraswati. The All-India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) presented a charter of demands to the Union Agriculture Minister seeking an effective contingency plan to meet the drought-like situation in parts of the country in August 2018.(Getty Images)

Review: The Struggle of my Life; Autobiography of Swami Sahajanand SaraswatiTranslated and Edited by Ramchandra Pradhan

By KC Tyagi | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2019 04:46 PM IST
A new English edition of the autobiography of Swami Sahajananad Saraswati introduces the monk, freedom fighter and leader of the peasant movement to a wider readership
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Farmers gather at Mumbai Naka Mahamarg bus stop, Nashik to take part in the All India Kisan Sabha’s (AIKS) ‘long march’ to Mumbai in Nashik, India, on Wednesday.(Shrikant Gorde/HT Photo)
Farmers gather at Mumbai Naka Mahamarg bus stop, Nashik to take part in the All India Kisan Sabha’s (AIKS) ‘long march’ to Mumbai in Nashik, India, on Wednesday.(Shrikant Gorde/HT Photo)

Kisan march 2.0: Farmers begin Nashik to Mumbai march after late-night talks with government

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2019 11:42 AM IST
Maharashtra Farmer’s Protest: The farmers march which was supposed to start on Wednesday was postponed by one day as police personnel detained the vehicles carrying the farmers to the venue in places like Palghar, Kasara, Dahanu and Jawahar.
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The march will start on February 20 from Nashik and end in Mumbai’s iconic Azad Maidan on February 27.(PTI/ Representative Image)
The march will start on February 20 from Nashik and end in Mumbai’s iconic Azad Maidan on February 27.(PTI/ Representative Image)

Farmers to march to Mumbai again to press for unfulfilled promises

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON FEB 20, 2019 02:38 PM IST
Farmers’ outfit All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) had held a similar protest in March last year to press for the same demands.
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Each day will focus on a fresh issue and the organisations plan to red-flag pressing issues such as the lack of jobs, the ongoing agrarian crisis, crimes against women and hate crime.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
Each day will focus on a fresh issue and the organisations plan to red-flag pressing issues such as the lack of jobs, the ongoing agrarian crisis, crimes against women and hate crime.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

Rahul Gandhi, Arvind Kejriwal likely to join 9-day dharna at Jantar Mantar to protest govt policies

By Harinder Baweja | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2019 08:06 AM IST
Each day will focus on a fresh issue and the organisations plan to red-flag pressing issues such as the lack of jobs, the ongoing agrarian crisis, crimes against women and hate crime.
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AAP volunteers have put up tents at Anand Vihar railway station for those who arrived there and were providing them with snacks and water.
AAP volunteers have put up tents at Anand Vihar railway station for those who arrived there and were providing them with snacks and water.

‘Ayodhya nahi, karz maafi’: Farmers’ march in Delhi demanding loan waiver, fair price for produce

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2018 07:51 PM IST
Farmers’ march in Delhi: The Ramlila Maidan started filling up from about 10.30 am when farmers from Delhi, Haryana and Punjab started pouring in. About 13,000 people have reached the ground and many are still on their way.
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Though the agrarian crisis is a decades-long issue, it is in the past few years that several such farmers’ protests have occurred, including in Mandsaur in Madhya Pradesh and Delhi.(AFP File)
Though the agrarian crisis is a decades-long issue, it is in the past few years that several such farmers’ protests have occurred, including in Mandsaur in Madhya Pradesh and Delhi.(AFP File)

Farmers march in Delhi: Joint House session, loan waiver and MSP on protesters’ wish list

By Dhamini Ratnam | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2018 09:49 AM IST
Collectively known as the Kisan Mukti Bills, ‘The farmers’ freedom from indebtedness bill’ and ‘The farmers’ right to guaranteed remunerative minimum support prices for agricultural commodities bill’ seek a one-time complete waiver of outstanding loans and minimum support prices for agricultural produce.
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Thousands of farmers and workers took out a protest march in the national capital at Maharaj Ranjeet Singh flyover, in New Delhi on September 5, 2018.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Thousands of farmers and workers took out a protest march in the national capital at Maharaj Ranjeet Singh flyover, in New Delhi on September 5, 2018.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Farmers plan march to Parliament seeking special joint session on problems

By Gulam Jeelani | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2018 07:31 AM IST
The two-day ‘Kisan Mukti March’ is being billed as a reminiscent of a similar protest march from Nashik to Mumbai by over 35,000 farmers from across Maharashtra in March this year.
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Dalit organisations have also demanded that the government withdraw cases against those detained under the stringent National Security Act on April 2, when a ‘Bharat bandh’ was observed by them.(PTI/File Photo)
Dalit organisations have also demanded that the government withdraw cases against those detained under the stringent National Security Act on April 2, when a ‘Bharat bandh’ was observed by them.(PTI/File Photo)

Ex-servicemen join forces with Dalits, farmers for August 9 nationwide agitation

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 05, 2018 06:34 PM IST
While ex-servicemen will be pressing for ‘one rank, one pension’, farmers’ organisation All India Kisan Sabha is seeking government acton on the agrarian crisis. Dalit groups have demanded restoration of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989, to its original form.
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A vegetable market in Navi Mumbai as farmers' protest enters fourth day on Monday.(PTI Photo)
A vegetable market in Navi Mumbai as farmers' protest enters fourth day on Monday.(PTI Photo)

Vegetable, milk prices soar in several states as farmers remain divided over protest

By HT Correspondents | Hindustan Times, Mumbai/Chandigarh/Jaipur
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2018 11:11 PM IST
A farmers’ organisation in Punjab called off its protest after a clash between protesters and milk suppliers, but in other places the farmers announced plans to intensify the agitation.
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The government is offering Rs 618 per quintal (Rs 6.18 per kg) and farmers are getting upto Rs 600-800 per kg in the mandis.(HT Photo/ Representative image)
The government is offering Rs 618 per quintal (Rs 6.18 per kg) and farmers are getting upto Rs 600-800 per kg in the mandis.(HT Photo/ Representative image)

Rajasthan’s market intervention scheme for onions proves to be damp squib

By Manoj Ahuja | Hindustan Times, Jaipur, Jaipur
PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2018 10:26 PM IST
The government has set up centers in five districts for purchase of onions in Nagaur, Sikar, Jodhpur, Jhunjunu and Jaipur, but not a single purchase has been registered so far.
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Chief minister Vasundhara Raje.(HT Photo)
Chief minister Vasundhara Raje.(HT Photo)

Rajputs warn of ‘remove BJP’ stir in Rajasthan

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON MAY 08, 2018 10:27 PM IST
For a state where caste and community are the cornerstones of votebank politics, task seems to be cut out for Vasundhara Raje-led BJP government ahead of the assembly polls scheduled in Rajasthan later this year.
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Farmers shout slogans during a rally at the end of their six-day-long march on foot, in Mumbai, on March 12.(AP Photo)
Farmers shout slogans during a rally at the end of their six-day-long march on foot, in Mumbai, on March 12.(AP Photo)

Month after Maharashtra protest, farmers to hit streets over bullet train land acquisition

By Saubhadra Chatterji | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2018 11:46 PM IST
The bullet train corridor will originate at Bandra Kurla Complex in Mumbai and go through Thane and Palghar districts. Farmers in both the districts are opposing acquisition of land.
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Over 35,000 farmers marched to the Maharashtra Vidhan Sabha in Mumbai last month.(HT File Photo)
Over 35,000 farmers marched to the Maharashtra Vidhan Sabha in Mumbai last month.(HT File Photo)

Month after long march to Mumbai, farmers to protest again on June 1

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2018 10:08 PM IST
The All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS), on Tuesday, announced a massive protest commencing from June 1 against the state government for failing to meet the demands made by the farmers during their long march.
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Over 35,000 farmers from across Maharashtra, who embarked on a ‘Long March’ from Nashik on March 6 to press their various demands, reached Azad Maidan in Mumbai on Monday.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
Over 35,000 farmers from across Maharashtra, who embarked on a ‘Long March’ from Nashik on March 6 to press their various demands, reached Azad Maidan in Mumbai on Monday.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)

Maharashtra farmers’ rally: How CPI(M)’s Kisan Sabha won the day

By Saubhadra Chatterji | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 13, 2018 07:21 AM IST
The All India Kisan Sabha opened its doors for organisations of all hues and backgrounds, showed considerable flexibility in joint protests.
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