Indian farmers’ strike
‘Our struggle has proved Modi is not invincible’

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.

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

Dispatches from India: Farmers continue to mobilize

We take a look at the problems faced by domestic workers, violence by the right-wing in Tripura, and a protest by students. We also bring you scenes from the massive farmers’ gathering in Muzaffarnagar

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

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

Dispatches from India: Farmers lead country-wide shutdown

We take a look at a national shut-down organised by the farmers’ movement and trade unions, protests demanding unemployment and against last year’s labor laws, and the latest in the COVID-19 situation

Indian farmers’ struggle: International Women’s Day celebrated with huge mobilizations

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.

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.

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

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