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Farmers must fix rate for agricultural produces: Minister
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Farmers must fix rate for agricultural produces: Minister

January 19, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Agriculture Minister B.C. Patil today wanted farmers themselves to process agricultural produces and fix rate for the same. He was speaking after inaugurating the ongoing farmers’ training programme under Prime Minister Formalisation of Micro Food Processing Enterprises (PM FME) in association with Department of Agriculture, Government of Karnataka and CSIR-CFTRI, at CFTRI premises here…

Farmers stage protest against RTO officials
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Farmers stage protest against RTO officials

November 5, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Upset over the action of RTO officials, who had seized a couple of vegetable lorries for alleged violation of traffic norms, farmers under the banner of KRRS and Hasiru Sene, staged a demonstration in front of the RTO (West) Office in Chamarajapuram here recently. Accusing the RTO officials of heavily penalising the vegetable lorry…

Land lost farmers stage snap stir
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Land lost farmers stage snap stir

November 3, 2020

Demand jobs for kin in factory Mysore/Mysuru: Land lost farmers of Immavu village staged a dharna at the park near the Office of the Deputy Commissioner this morning demanding jobs for their kin in a  paint factory.  They accused the factory management at Karnataka Industrial Areas Development Board (KIADB) of not keeping up their promise…

Farmers to take out ‘Delhi Chalo’
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Farmers to take out ‘Delhi Chalo’

November 3, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Urging the Centre to withdraw Farm Bills, which they claimed were anti-farmer, thousands of farmers from across the country and the State, under the banner of Akhila Bharata Raitha Sangharsha Samanvaya Samiti, will take out a ‘Delhi Chalo’ stir on Nov. 26 and 27. Announcing this at a press meet at Jaladarshini Guest House…

Farmers stage stir demanding higher price for sugarcane
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Farmers stage stir demanding higher price for sugarcane

November 2, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Maintaining that the FRP (Fair and Remunerative Price) announced by the Government was unscientific as it does not correspond with the current production costs, farmers under the banner of Karnataka Sugarcane Growers Association staged a demonstration in front of the Deputy Commissioner’s Office here this morning demanding higher FRP. Alleging that sugar factories were…

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 begin day-and-night dharna at Freedom Park
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Farmers begin day-and-night dharna at Freedom Park

September 21, 2020

Bengaluru: Thousands of farmers and workers, belonging to over 30 farmer, labour and social organisations, began a day-and-night dharna at Freedom Park in the heart of the city this morning in protest against the  Centre’s recent amendments to Land Reforms, APMC and Electricity Acts and introduction of Farm Bills, which they claimed are detrimental to…

Rajya Sabha passes two farm Bills amid fierce protests
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Rajya Sabha passes two farm Bills amid fierce protests

September 21, 2020

New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha yesterday passed two contentious farm Bills amid protests by Opposition parties while Prime Minister Narendra Modi described it as the “watershed moment” for Indian agriculture. The Farmer’s Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020, and The Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill,…

Farmers gherao District Minister
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Farmers gherao District Minister

September 20, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Strongly opposing the amendments to Karnataka Land Reforms, APMC and Labour Acts, farmers, under the banner of Raitha Dalita Karmika Aikya Horata Samiti, gheraoed District Minister S.T. Somashekar when he arrived to take part in the Photoraphers and Videographers felicitation programme organised by the City BJP at Shankar Mutt near Gun House Circle here…

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