Bhubaneswar: Tension erupted at different places across the State today when thousands of farmers were taken into preventive custody while they were on their way to attend a mega rally organised by Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS) in Bhubaneswar today. In Jajpur, several farmers were detained by police personnel near Chandikhol leading to tension in […]
Puri: Alleging State Government’s laidback attitude towards various demands, thousands of farmers under the aegis of Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS) took to streets in Puri today. Demanding fulfilment of an 18-point charter of demands, farmers from 11 blocks of Puri district took out a rally from Gundicha Temple to Puri Collectorate. The agitating farmers […]
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Assembly today witnessed adjournment due to pandemonium over farmers’ detention at various places ahead of their rally in Bhubaneswar. Uproarious scenes were witnessed in the House after Leader of Opposition Narasingh Mishra raised the matter soon after it assembled for the day. However, Mishra’s demand to discuss the issue was rejected by […]
Bargarh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called upon the youths and farmers of Odisha to spread the information about the benefits of ‘Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY)’ in every nook and corner of the State and asked the farmers to embrace the scheme to meet the situation arising out of untimely crop loss. Addressing […]
Bhubaneswar: All preparations have reached final stage ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Bargarh to address a farmers’ convention on Sunday. The stage is set for a farmers’ rally to be also addressed by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah. According to sources, two stages have been prepared for the convention. While […]
Bhubaneswar: In a shocking incident, a farmer died while on the way to join a demonstration organised by the Navnirman Krushak Sangathan (NKS) here today.