Tag: farmers’ agitation

Shivraj visits riot-hit Mandsaur, Jyotiraditya starts “Satyagrah” in Bhopal

Newsroom24x7 Network Bhopal: Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia today sat on a 50-hour ‘satyagraha’ at Dussehra Maidan here in support of farmers, whose agitation had turned violent resulting in the death of six persons in police firing in Mandsaur district on 6 June. Earlier in the morning, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan reached village Barwan

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Farm crisis: Shivraj breaks his fast

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today ended his indefinite fast, which he began yesterday to restore peace as the farmers’ agitation had turned violent in many parts of the State and 6 persons had died after the Police opened fire on agitating farmers at Pipalia Mandi in Madsaur district on

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Shivraj Singh Chouhan sits on indefinite fast to end farmers’ agitation

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister today sat on an indefinite fast in the state capital to douse the fire that has spread across large parts of the State due to the agitation by the farmers, who are demanding rural loan waiver, hike in support price and availability of agricultural inputs at affordable prices.

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Shivraj to sit on fast and open talks with farmers at 11 am tomorrow

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal: While the farmers’ stir continued to spread to more areas of Madhya Pradesh and there was news of  death of one more farmer injured earlier in a clash with Police, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday went into the damage control mode and announced that he would be sitting

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Rahul Gandhi stopped from entering riot-hit Mandsaur

Newsroom24x7 Network Naya Gaon (Madhya Pradesh): Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi was taken into preventive detention by the Police when he was on his way to riot-hit Mandsaur in Madhya Pradesh today. Gandhi was trying to enter Madhya Pradesh from Rajasthan along with many senior Congress leaders and supporters to meet the bereaved families of

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Abject failure of the government to address the farm crisis

Lalit Shastri What is at the root of the farm crisis leading to massive protests and agitation by the farmers, particularly in Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra, has been summed up to a great extent by the Reserve Bank of India in its Second Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement, 2017-18 -Resolution of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC),

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There is public outrage over gunning down of farmers in Madhya Pradesh

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal:  There is public outrage and all-round condemnation of the Madhya Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party Government as six persons were killed when police opened fire on protesting farmers at Pipalya Mandi in Mandsaur district on Tuesday. According to information received here, after the Cabinet meeting in New Delhi this afternoon, the Prime Minister

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Six die in firing during farmers’ agitation in Madhya Pradesh; Cong demands Shivraj’s resignation

Newsroom24x7 Network Mandsaur: The ongoing farmers’ agitation took a serious turn today as six people died and two sustained injuries in firing while the police was involved in a violent clash with the protesters at Pipliya Mandi, not far from here in the central Indian State of Madhya Pradesh. Curfew has been imposed at Pipliya

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Farmers’ strike in MP: BKS calls off strike, other organisations refuse to concede

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal: After a protest by farmers in Madhya Pradesh had turned violent, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan stitched a deal with the Bharatiya Kisan Sangh and succeeded in convincing this frontal organisation of the Rashtriya Swayam Sevak Sangh (RSS) to call off their strike on the assurance that their demands would

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