Tag: Rakesh Tikait

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Unpaid dues to cane farmers in UP Rs 7,000 crore for current season; another Rs 1,500 crore remains from previous one

Unpaid dues to cane farmers in UP Rs 7,000 crore for current season; another Rs 1,500 crore remains from previous one

Sugar mills bought 465.25 lt of cane from the farmers in the crushing season 2021-22...

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We shall not support farmer organizations contesting elections in Punjab: SKM

We shall not support farmer organizations contesting elections in Punjab: SKM

In a meeting held at the Singhu Border on the outskirts of Delhi on Jan 15, the...

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Why the current farmers’ movement is bigger than Champaran and Kheda

Why the current farmers’ movement is bigger than Champaran and Kheda

Farmers will return from the encampments set up on the Delhi borders to their homes...

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SKM decides to end movement; farmers will vacate protest sites on Dec 11

SKM decides to end movement; farmers will vacate protest sites on Dec 11

The Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), an umbrella organization of the farmers, has decided...

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Bill to repeal three farm laws passed in Parliament

Bill to repeal three farm laws passed in Parliament

The Parliament has passed the Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021, which will repeal the...

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Modi makes ‘farm outreach’ with Jewar airport project

Modi makes ‘farm outreach’ with Jewar airport project

Even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation of the Rs 30,000-crore...

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Farm Laws Repeal Bill approved by the Cabinet

Farm Laws Repeal Bill approved by the Cabinet

The Union Cabinet has approved a bill to repeal the three contentious farm laws....

Opinion
Return of the farm lobby on the political and economic landscape

Return of the farm lobby on the political and economic landscape

With the announcement by Prime Minister Narendra Modi that the three controversial...

Opinion
Repeal of farm laws: Masterstroke or political compulsion?

Repeal of farm laws: Masterstroke or political compulsion?

The decision announced by the Prime Minister on the morning of November 19 is an...

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PM announces repeal of three farm laws; constitutional process at the end of November

PM announces repeal of three farm laws; constitutional process at the end of November

In his address to the nation on the occasion of Dev Deepavali and Gurpurab, Prime...

Opinion
Farmers’ movement: Need to broaden its scope by presenting a national platform

Farmers’ movement: Need to broaden its scope by presenting a national platform

Any social transformation requires socio-economic movements which lead to a change...

States
Political economy of sugarcane, paddy crucial for 2022 UP polls

Political economy of sugarcane, paddy crucial for 2022 UP polls

While the political firmament is abuzz with pre-poll activities, the farmer leaders,...

Opinion
Gap between farmers’ movement and politics narrowing

Gap between farmers’ movement and politics narrowing

The sequence of events over the last month has been one that has brought the ongoing...

States
Amid farmers’ agitation, UP to invest Rs 722 crore in agri start-ups

Amid farmers’ agitation, UP to invest Rs 722 crore in agri start-ups

Amid the ongoing farmers’ agitation, the UP govt has planned to invest more than...

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Bharat Bandh a complete success, say farmer organizations

Bharat Bandh a complete success, say farmer organizations

Farmer organizations have claimed that the Bharat Bandh called by the Samyukta Kisan...

Opinion
Political signals of 1989 redux at Jayant Chaudhary’s Rasam Pagdi at Chhaprauli and Muzaffarnagar Kisan Panchayat

Political signals of 1989 redux at Jayant Chaudhary’s Rasam Pagdi at Chhaprauli and Muzaffarnagar Kisan Panchayat

The last two weeks have signalled a shift in the farmers’ movement and the politics...