Tag: Farmers Protest

Farmers protest against delay in fixing procurement price for sugarcane
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Farmers protest against delay in fixing procurement price for sugarcane

August 6, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Angry farmers shouted slogans against the District and Taluk Administration for delay in fixing the procurement price of sugarcane, exploitation of farmers and demanding solution to their other problems at a protest held Mysuru Taluk Office recently. The protest was organised jointly by the State Farmer Associations Federation and the State Sugarcane Growers Association….

Farmers block Highway: Traffic thrown out of gear
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Farmers block Highway: Traffic thrown out of gear

November 26, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Farmers held demonstrations at entry and exit points of the city this morning to mark one year of the farmers’ protest against the Centre’s farm laws. The intensity of protest was severely felt on Mysuru-Bengaluru Highway and Mysuru-Nanjangud Highway where vehicular traffic was thrown out of gear. Police had a tough time in controlling…

Three Farm Laws to be repealed: PM
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Three Farm Laws to be repealed: PM

November 19, 2021

‘They were good reforms; some farmers were convinced but others were not’ New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation at 9 am today and in a stunning U-turn, he decided to repeal all three agricultural reform laws that have sparked almost a year of massive protests by farmers. He said his Cabinet will…

Farmers’ protest: Spike in demand for green shawls
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Farmers’ protest: Spike in demand for green shawls

February 14, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: With the spurt in farmers’ protests in last one month, demand for the green shawl has spiked.  The ongoing farmers’ agitation in different parts of the State seeking repealing of three farm laws enacted by the BJP-led NDA Government, has shot up demand for the green shawl.  Be it KSRTC employees protest or aggrieved…

Letter to Greta
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Letter to Greta

February 11, 2021

By Mohinder Gulati Former Chief Operating Officer, United Nations Sustainable Energy for All and former Adviser, Energy – World Bank Dear Greta, I had admired your courage, commitment, and capturing the global imagination on climate justice when you stood up at the 2018 UNCCC. As Chief Operating Officer of United Nations Sustainable Energy for All…

Nationwide ‘Chakka Jam’
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Nationwide ‘Chakka Jam’

February 6, 2021

Traffic on Mysuru-Bengaluru Highway diverted as farmers stage rasta-roko Mysore/Mysuru: With Farmer Unions across the country under the banner of  Samyukt Kisan Morcha calling for a Nationwide Chakka Jam to seek repeal of the three newly introduced farm laws, the farmer associations of the district began Highway blockade in the city today for three hours…

Theatre artistes support farmers’ protest; stage street play in city
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Theatre artistes support farmers’ protest; stage street play in city

February 2, 2021

Set aside your self-interest and accept farmers demands: Prof. Aravind Malagatti Mysore/Mysuru: Nele Hinnele, Mysuru, in association with Samudaya, Bengaluru, presented a street play titled ‘Olitu Maadu Manusa… Corona Sandarbhada Thallanagalu’ at various locations in city on Sunday. Prof. Aravind Malagatti inaugurated the event at Dufferin Clock Tower by beating the drums and urged the…

Pushing for an Emergency?
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Pushing for an Emergency?

January 30, 2021

On 26th January we saw men in blue turbans, wielding swords on horse back, ride into our Nation’s capital, as if they were the cavalry of an invading army, but they were supposedly farmers and they were  protesting! Guess, a 21st century farmers’ protest looks like a 14th century invasion.  It makes one wonder, what…

R-Day Tractor Rally in Bengaluru tomorrow
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R-Day Tractor Rally in Bengaluru tomorrow

January 25, 2021

Farmers denied permission to assemble at Maharaja’s Grounds in Mysuru: DCP Mysore/Mysuru: With Tractor-borne farmers from Mysuru, Kodagu  and Chamarajanagar districts set to assemble at Maharaja’s College Grounds in city later today before travelling onwards to Bengaluru for taking part in the Farmers Republic Day Tractor Rally in the State capital tomorrow (Jan. 26), DCP…

Bharat Bandh
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Bharat Bandh

December 7, 2020

Farmer leaders seek support of traders in city for tomorrow’s dawn-to-dusk Nationwide bandh call Mysore/Mysuru: Tomorrow’s dawn-to-dusk Bharat Bandh called by farmers protesting in Delhi demanding that the Union Government repeal the three farm laws is likely to have mixed response in city as several Trade Unions, farmer organisations and Trade Associations have expressed support.  However,…

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