Anti-farmer laws in India
Dispatches from India: What is the Monetization drive? 

We take a look at the latest from the farmers’ struggle, the state of the leather industry in Tamil Nadu and Delhi’s surveillance record. We also look at a new monetization drive by the Indian government and the criticisms of the New Education Policy

Dispatches from India: Women farmers take a stand

In this episode, we take a look at the Women Farmers’ Parliament that marked eight months of the historic farmers’ agitation, the Initial Public Offering by the Indian food delivery giant Zomato and the question of how effective vaccines are against the Delta variant

Indian farmers hit streets in the thousands on ‘Save Agriculture, Save Constitution Day’

With the farmers’ protest in India completing seven months, tens of thousands organized to reiterate their opposition to the three farm laws. Mobilizations took place in at least 20 States and Union Territories in the country

Across India, protesters mark six months of historic farmers’ agitation

Across India, members of farmers’ groups, trade unions and women’s and students’ organizations held aloft black protest flags and burnt copies of the three controversial farm laws which have been fiercely opposed

Despite all attacks, Indian farmers’ unity and resolve remains strong: Vijoo Krishnan

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

Indian farmers block trains in continuing protests against farm laws

On February 18, farmers across India responded to the nationwide ‘rail roko’ (stop the trains) call.

Social movements and organizations condemn arrest of 21-year-old Indian climate activist

21-year-old Disha Ravi was arrested on charges of sedition and criminal conspiracy for her involvement with a ‘toolkit’ which contained campaign material in support of the the ongoing farmers’ agitation in the country. Two other activists also face arrest

Farmers block roads across India in protest against farm laws

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.

India’s defiant farmers resist attempts to evict them from protest site

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

Historic farmers’ parade takes center stage on India’s Republic Day

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

Indian farmers prepare for Republic Day tractor parade

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 of Indian farmers set to enter Delhi in tractor parade on Tuesday

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

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