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Farmers
Books  /  Published 01.11.18

No Azaadi for Dalit agricultural labourers

Muktidih is the fictitious name given by Anand Chakravarti to a village in Bihar which he has been visiting for two decades. That the irony of naming is deliberate becomes evident as the leitmotif of ...
By Hia Sen in

Odisha  /  Published 28.10.18

Farmers torch crops

Suffering from frequent pest attacks, the farmers of this region are torching their standing crop that has been damaged due to the brown plant-hopper or Chakada pest infestation. At least two farmers ...
By Sudeep Kumar Guru in

Odisha  /  Published 26.10.18

Tillers block roads over crop payout

Traffic to Sambalpur city on Friday was completely stalled for three hours following a road blockade by farmers at different entry points in support of their four-point charter of demands. The nationa...
By Subhas Panigrahi in Sambalpur

West Bengal  /  Published 20.10.18

Bengal farmers vent anger at BSF

A BSF team at an outpost along the Bangladesh border in Murshidabad faced an “unprecedented” farmers’ uprising on Friday with stones thrown at the personnel, who allegedly retaliated with sticks...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore(Murshidabad)

India  /  Published 09.10.18

WeToo: Women in farming seek gender parity

A band of bold women is outing alleged predators in newsrooms in the country while another group of women is hitting the streets to bar their gender from the Sabarimala temple in Kerala.In the middle ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 04.09.18

How realistic was Modi's promise to farmers?

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By Ashok V. Desai in

India  /  Published 02.10.18

‘Jawan’ set upon marching kisan

Distressed farmers marching for 10 days ran into water cannons and teargas on the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border on Tuesday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the birth anniversary celebrations of Mahatm...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.10.18

Farmers' repeated knocks on government door

Blisters that could make India choke on its coffeeMumbai, March 13: The blistered foot rattled India's financial capital so badly that it had to sit up and engage with those it had been taking for gra...
By Our Bureau in

Odisha  /  Published 24.09.18

Odisha sets time frame to pay farmers for paddy

The Odisha government on Monday decided that farmers would receive their payments within three days of selling their paddy to government agencies. The state cabinet meeting held under the leadership o...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneshwar


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