Tag: Farmers Agitation

Odisha farmers decry delay in insurance payment, stage protest
Odisha farmers decry delay in insurance payment, stage protest

According to farmers there has been an unreasonable delay in providing insurance assistance to the drought-affected farmers. 

  • Monday, 13 June 2022
Op-Ed: What political masters should learn from Long March ?

Mumbai on other day witnessed a March, which is unparallel in history. Around 30,000 farmers with their families took a march from Nasik to Mumbai and virtually bend the Government, which conceded to the demands of the farmers. While Government of Maharastra agreed to most of the demands of the farmers, it has also formed […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Agitating farmers gherao Bargarh Collectorate

Bargarh: Hundreds of farmers staged demonstration in front of the Bargarh Collector office demanding fulfillment of various demands including release of crop insurance and loan waiver. As per reports, agitators under the aegis of Krushak Sangathan Samanuaya Samiti’s Bargarh unit locked all government offices including Tehsil office, District Agriculture Office, Head Post Office and banks […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Unwilling to inch from protest place, farmers want govt to come to them

Bhubaneswar: Farmers’ agitation seems to be aggravating each passing day with the farmers and the state government not reaching on a consensus over a meeting venue to discuss on various issues. While the farmers under the banner of Navnirman Krushak Sangathan (NKS) are not ready to leave the place of protest and want the discussion […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Ministerial committee meets to discuss demands of Odisha farmers

Bhubaneswar: The high-level inter-ministerial committee constituted by the Odisha government held a meeting today to look into the demands of farmers pertaining to price, prestige and pension. Finance Minister Shashi Bhusan Behera informed that the committee will hold a detailed discussion with several other farmer groups and outfits in the second meeting which has been […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
Despite Sec 144, farmers break cordon to enter Bhubaneswar for mega convention

Bhubaneswar: Thousands of farmers marching towards the Capital city for the mega convention in Lower PMG seemed unstoppable today. The attempts of police to foil the rally and prevent the farmers from entering Bhubaneswar failed to dampen their spirits to continue the march for the convention organised under the aegis of Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
Farmers' Agitation: Medicine Traders Flag Crisis Of Essential Medicines
Farmers' Agitation: Medicine Traders Flag Crisis Of Essential Medicines

New Delhi: Amid the siege on the capital by farmers protesting against the newly-formed agrarian laws by the Centre on its various borders, the All India Organisation of Chemists and Druggists (AIOCD) has expressed concerns about the possibility of a shortage of essential medicines as the road transportation has been hampered in north India. The […]

  • Thursday, 08 April 2021
BJD Always With Farmers: Sashi Bhushan

Bhubaneswar: Amidst nation-wide agitation by various farmers’ unions for total rollback of the contentious farm laws recently enacted by the Centre, and buzz in the political circles on the stand of Odisha’s Biju Janata Dal (BJD) over the issue, the ruling party in the State has clarified its stand, saying that it has always been […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021