On February 18, farmers across India responded to the nationwide ‘rail roko’ (stop the trains) call.
This was part of their continuing struggle against the three farm laws that were passed by the Narendra Modi led govt in September last year.
The police and local authorities attempted to evict thousands of farmers from a protest site in Ghazipur on Thursday. However, the attempt has strengthened the farmers’ resolve to continue the sit-in and led to fresh mobilizations as well
On January 26, which is celebrated as India’s Republic Day, tens of thousands of farmers rode into the capital New Delhi. Their demand: the withdrawal of three laws that were pushed through parliament in an undemocratic manner
On January 26, India’s Republic Day, farmers will be carrying out their massive tractor parade in opposition to the three farm laws passed by the Narendra Modi government
Hundreds of thousands farmers in tens of thousands of tractors will enter New Delhi from three locations on Tuesday in a protest against the controversial agricultural laws passed by the Narendra Modi government
The left-wing trade union confederation, CITU, organized a strike in over 100,000 workplaces across India in support of the farmers’ agitation and also called for repeal of labor reform laws, among other demands
The protesters have been occupying various locations on the border of Delhi, demanding the repeal of the recently enacted agricultural laws. Braving winter and a government that refuses to listen to them, they have stood firm
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
Leaders of 32 farmer organizations observed a day-long hunger strike at Delhi’s Singhu border. Thousands of farmers are gathered at the borders demanding the withdrawal of three agricultural laws
Hundreds of thousands of farmers have been protesting at the borders of Delhi for two weeks. On Sunday, we talked to some of them who described the mobilization leading up to this massive protest
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