Ashok Dhawale, president of the farmers’ organization, AIKS, talks about their movements across the country and identifies the issues that bind these struggles. He also talks about the political dimensions of the farmers’ protests
Every year, trade unions commemorate the all-India strike of 1982 which was also supported by farmers’ movements. This year’s events will be especially significant as they seek to cement worker-farmer unity ahead of a major strike in February
These protest sites had become a home for these farmers. Now, they are returning home joyous, yet vowing to continue the fight and keep their union strong
On November 26, farmers celebrated an year of their struggle. The one year anniversary comes a few days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced he will be repealing the three controversial farm laws the farmers have been protesting against.
On 19 November 2021, Indian prime minister Narendra Modi announced that the government will be repealing the three controversial farm laws. Farmers have been protesting for close to a year against these laws
Movements across India celebrated the struggle by the farmers during which they faced great repression and vilification. Around 750 people are believed to have died during the agitation which saw thousands camp on the borders of Delhi
Four protesting farmers were run over by a car that was part of a convoy linked to a Union Minister in Lakhimpur Kheri district in north Indian State of Uttar Pradesh. Farmers’ leaders have called it an attempt to derail the protest
Ahead of a day of action in solidarity with the farmers’ protests, Vijoo Krishnan of the All India Kisan Sabha talks about the trajectory of the agitation that is entering its seventh month, and the response of the government
On March 8, tens of thousands of women gathered at the borders of Indian capital New Delhi where the current farmers’ agitation is going on to celebrate International Women’s Day.
The farmers in Delhi faced police repression as they broke barricades and defied the routes determined by the police. Many demonstrations in solidarity also took place across the country
The right-wing Narendra Modi government used the pandemic and the lockdown to foist more exploitative policies. But the sustained resistance by people has shaken its hubris
Vijoo Krishnan, Joint Secretary of the leftist All India Kisan Sabha (All India Farmers’ Association) talks about the ongoing farmers’ agitation in the country and the determination of the protesters to not retreat until their demands are met