Farm laws
Looking back at the first all-India general strike of 1982

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

Dispatches from India: 1 year of the farmers’ struggle

In this episode, we take a look at the controversial decision to allot in land in Kashmir for paramilitary forces, the issues faced by farmers in the State of Uttar Pradesh and the farmers’ movement which completed 1 year

‘Farmers’ victory will be a boost to all democratic struggles’

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

Farmers movement India After a year of struggle by farmers, Indian government forced to withdraw farm 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

Indian farmers resolve to intensify their agitation following the killing of four protesters

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

Report shows hidden offshore assets of political and corporate elite and other stories

Today we look at the preliminary findings of ICIJ’s Pandora Papers, the massacre of protesting farmers in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, and more

Indian farmers lead country-wide shutdown

The shutdown marked ten months of the passing of three controversial laws. Farmers fear these laws will allow for greater corporate role in agriculture and reduce the price they get for their produce

Indian farmers’ struggle: The past 10 months

As farmers and workers in India observe a countrywide shutdown, here is a look at the past 10 months of the struggle against the three agricultural laws passed by the Narendra Modi government

One year of farm laws; here’s how protests unfolded

The three farm Bills were passed in Lok Sabha on September 17, 2020 , termed as ‘Black Day’ by farmers. In 10 days, these got Presidential assent.

Women farmers hold ‘parliament’ in India

The Women Farmers’ Parliament marked eight months of protests against the Center’s controversial farm laws. It was organized in parallel to the monsoon session of India’s parliament

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

Tens of thousands observe 6 months of farmers’ protests in India

Six months into the historic farmers’ agitation in India, organizations have reiterated that they will not back down until three contentious farms laws introduced by the Narendra Modi government are revoked.

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