Tag: Farmers Protest

Karnataka Bandh: Normal life to be affected
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Karnataka Bandh: Normal life to be affected

September 27, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: With a host of organisations expressing support to the Karnataka Bandh called by farmer organisations tomorrow (Sept. 28) in protest against the recent amendments to Land Reforms, APMC, Electricity and Labour Acts effected by the Government, the Bandh is likely to affect normal life in city and district. Speaking to SOM this morning, Hoskote…

Highway Blockade: Police take protesting farmers into custody
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Highway Blockade: Police take protesting farmers into custody

September 25, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Vehicular movement on the ever-busy Mysuru-Bengaluru Highway was disrupted for a few minutes this morning as farmers under the banner of Raitha-Dalita-Karmika Aikya Horata Samiti and a host of other farmer, labour and social organisations blocked the highway by forming a human chain at Columbia Asia Hospital junction as part of their ‘State and…

Farmers stage protest against release of water to TN
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Farmers stage protest against release of water to TN

July 23, 2019

Mysuru: Condemning the State Government’s action of releasing water to Tamil Nadu from KRS and Kabini dams, more than 50 farmers under the banner of Karnataka State Sugarcane Growers Association staged a protest in front of CADA office on Sayyaji Rao road here yesterday morning. Accusing the Government of failing to protect the interests of…

Water release amidst shortage irks farmers
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Water release amidst shortage irks farmers

July 21, 2019

While Gejjaganahalli farmers protest inside a dry canal; Farmers of Nanjangud protest inside Kapila River Mandya/Mysuru: Even as the MLAs of all three major political parties in the State are busy formulating strategies either to safeguard the State Government or topple it, the farmers of old Mysuru region, especially those from Mandya and Mysuru districts…

Empty pot demo by farmers seeking fulfilment of demands
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Empty pot demo by farmers seeking fulfilment of demands

July 10, 2019

Mysuru: Seeking fulfilment of their various demands, more than 200 farmers, under the banner of Karnataka State Sugarcane Growers Association and Federations of State Farmer Associations, staged an empty pot demonstration in front of the Deputy Commissioner’s (DC) office here yesterday. The demands included drinking water in all villages, starting of sugarcane crushing in factories,…

Farmers demand filling up of water bodies
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Farmers demand filling up of water bodies

June 19, 2019

Mysuru: Seeking filling up of water bodies in Harohalli GP limits of Mysuru taluk, over 50 farmers under the banner of Raitha-Krishi Karmika Sanghatane (RKS) staged a demonstration in front of the ZP office here yesterday. Maintaining that Vadavinakatte, Katuru, Kabbagere and Kallahalli lakes coming under Harohalli GP limits are the lifeline of the farmers…

Farmers to block National Highway near Hospet on July 21
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Farmers to block National Highway near Hospet on July 21

July 16, 2018

Mysuru:  Accusing Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy (HDK) of failing to keep his pre-election promise of farm loan waiver within 24 hours after coming to power, farmers, under the banner of KRRS (Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha), will block the National Highway at Hitnal Cross near Hospet in Ballari district on July 21. Speaking to press persons…

Loan waiver: Farmers to protest in Bengaluru tomorrow
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Loan waiver: Farmers to protest in Bengaluru tomorrow

July 8, 2018

Bengaluru: Upset with Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy (HDK) for not keeping his promise of a “full waiver,” farmers have now decided to stage a State-wide protest demanding waiver of all loans to the tune of a whopping Rs.1.20 lakh crore. The first protest by farmers will be held in Bengaluru on July 9 (tomorrow) to…

Traffic stranded as farmers block highways for one hour
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Traffic stranded as farmers block highways for one hour

August 9, 2017

Mysuru: In response to a nationwide ‘highway bandh’ called by Rashtriya Kisan Mahasabha, a body representing over 174 farmer associations across the country, hundreds of farmers under the banner of Karnataka Sugar Cane Growers Association, staged highways blockade across the district this morning. The farmers are demanding total farm loan waiver, implementation of the recommendations…

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