Bhubaneswar: Tension ran high at the national highway in Bhubaneswar on Thursday following a protest by Nabanirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS), a farmers outfit, as part of the nationwide ‘Chakka Jam’ protest against the central farm laws. The outfit staged a demonstration protesting three farm laws including stoppage of the minimum support price (MSP) mechanism, which […]
Bhubaneswar: A day after Odisha government announced Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) scheme for supporting small and marginal farmers and landless agricultural labourers in the State, the Navnirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS) spear heading the ongoing farmers’ agitation dubbed the scheme as old wine in new bottle. At a presser held today, NNKS […]
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 […]
Bhubaneswar: The ongoing farmers’ agitation demanding Pride, Prestige and Pension is likely to get a major boost as noted social activist and anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare will visit Odisha to join hands in fight for the rights of farmers in State. Officials of Navnirman Krushak Sangathan, the frontal organization spearheading the farmers’ cause on Thursday […]
Bhubaneswar: Activists of the Navnirman Krushak Sangathan (NKS), a farmers’ organisation, took to the streets today and staged a demonstration here at the Master Canteen Square protesting the death of five farmers in the Mandasaur district of Madhya Pradesh. The activists marched from Master Canteen to Lower PMG here shouting slogans against the Central government […]
Boudh: President of Utkal Bharat party Kharavela Swain, today, expressed his condolences to the family of deceased farmer Ballav Dharei, who had allegedly committed suicide, at Jalpali village in Boudh district on March 15. Swain inquired Ballav’s family members about the circumstances that led him to take the extreme step. He also demanded that the […]
Bhubaneswar: After holding a massive rally in the city on Thursday where thousands of farmers from across Odisha congregated, Navnirman Krushak Sangathan (NKS) has threatened to resort to ‘jail bharo’ agitation on March 18 if the demands of the farmers are not met within a month. NKS convener Askhaya Kumar said, “On March 18, we […]
Bhubaneswar: Thousands of farmers from across Odisha will stage a demonstration under the banner of Navnirman Krushak Sangathan (NKS) at Lower PMG Square here on Wednesday demanding fulfillment of their various demands.
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.