2017 Was Turbulent for Farmers. Will 2018 Be Better?

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9 January 2018 2017 Was Turbulent for Farmers. Will 2018 Be Better? BY GARGI PARSAI ON 01/01/2018 • LEAVE A COMMENT Courtesy: The Wire https://thewire.in/209650/2017-turbulent-farmers-will-2018-better/   The last year saw large-scale farmers’ protests as remunerative prices fell and the implementation of loan waivers was questionable. 2017 was…

Updates on Protests: 3 Dec. 2015

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* Civic polls: Congress scores big in rural Gujarat, BJP retains hold in urban pockets: http://zeenews.india.com/news/gujarat/civic-polls-congress-scores-big-in-rural-gujarat-bjp-retains-hold-in-urban-pockets_1829636.html * Gehlot demands liquor ban in Rajasthan: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/gehlot-demands-liquor-ban-in-rajasthan/article7942733.ece * Vizag Airport records impressive growth: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Visakhapatnam/vizag-airport-records-impressive-growth/article7943987.ece * VRAs plan Chalo Assembly to press for demands: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Vijayawada/vras-plan-chalo-assembly-to-press-for-demands/article7944047.ece *…

Updates on Protests: 3 Dec. 2015

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* Civic polls: Congress scores big in rural Gujarat, BJP retains hold in urban pockets: http://zeenews.india.com/news/gujarat/civic-polls-congress-scores-big-in-rural-gujarat-bjp-retains-hold-in-urban-pockets_1829636.html * Gehlot demands liquor ban in Rajasthan: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/gehlot-demands-liquor-ban-in-rajasthan/article7942733.ece * Vizag Airport records impressive growth: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Visakhapatnam/vizag-airport-records-impressive-growth/article7943987.ece * VRAs plan Chalo Assembly to press for demands: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Vijayawada/vras-plan-chalo-assembly-to-press-for-demands/article7944047.ece *…

Updates on Protests: 20 November, 2015

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Administration cancels Allahabad University event Adityanath was to attend Student union stands divided on allowing MP to address programme. : http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/ahmedabad/administration-cancels-allahabad-university-event-adityanath-was-to-attend/#sthash.Ad15Adjo.dpuf Age Debate: Protests ahead of Modi’s UK visit show intolerance has grown under NDA rule: http://www.asianage.com/debate/age-debate-protests-ahead-modi-s-uk-visit-show-intolerance-has-grown-under-nda-rule-378 Centre warns govt employees of ‘consequence’ if…

Updates on Protests: 20 November, 2015

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Administration cancels Allahabad University event Adityanath was to attend Student union stands divided on allowing MP to address programme. : http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/ahmedabad/administration-cancels-allahabad-university-event-adityanath-was-to-attend/#sthash.Ad15Adjo.dpuf Age Debate: Protests ahead of Modi’s UK visit show intolerance has grown under NDA rule: http://www.asianage.com/debate/age-debate-protests-ahead-modi-s-uk-visit-show-intolerance-has-grown-under-nda-rule-378 Centre warns govt employees of ‘consequence’ if…

Updates on Protests: 18 November 2015

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Holy book desecration: ‘Dharnas not the way to protest’ : http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-news-india/holy-book-desecration-dharnas-not-the-way-to-protest/#sthash.9PwlBQMR.dpuf Two organisers of Kerala’s ‘Kiss of Love’ protest arrested for allegedly running sex racket: http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-news-india/two-organisers-of-keralas-kiss-of-love-protest-arrested-for-allegedly-running-sex-racket/#sthash.Sen2rC5Z.dpuf HIV+ Kid Expelled from Bengal School Over Parents’ Protest: http://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/HIV-Kid-Expelled-from-Bengal-School-Over-Parents-Protest/2015/11/18/article3133940.ece Farmers’ dharna enters ninth day: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/karnataka/farmers-dharna-enters-ninth-day/article7890158.ece Chandigarh: Court…

News Updates on Protests, Hungerstrike, Rally, Dharna and Sit-in Protests: 27 March 2015

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27 March, 2015 Protest against manual scavenging: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Coimbatore/protest-against-manual-scavenging/article7037952.ece Christians protest rally in Nagpur: http://marathinews.loosecannon.in/2015/03/nagpur-christian-protest-rally-mp4/ Valuation delayed as teachers protest: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Coimbatore/valuation-delayed-as-teachers-protest/article7037960.ece?ref=tpnews Unions angry at move to skip Kochi port in cashew transport: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Kochi/unions-angry-at-move-to-skip-kochi-port-in-cashew-transport/article7034240.ece TN Farmers Seek Govt Support for Bandh Against Cauvery Dam Plan: http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/chennai/TN-Farmers-Seek-Govt-Support-for-Bandh-Against-Cauvery-Dam-Plan/2015/03/26/article2731576.ece Trade unions to…

News Updates on Protests, Hungerstrike, Rally, Dharna and Sit-in Protests: 27 March 2015

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27 March, 2015 Protest against manual scavenging: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Coimbatore/protest-against-manual-scavenging/article7037952.ece Christians protest rally in Nagpur: http://marathinews.loosecannon.in/2015/03/nagpur-christian-protest-rally-mp4/ Valuation delayed as teachers protest: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Coimbatore/valuation-delayed-as-teachers-protest/article7037960.ece?ref=tpnews Unions angry at move to skip Kochi port in cashew transport: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Kochi/unions-angry-at-move-to-skip-kochi-port-in-cashew-transport/article7034240.ece TN Farmers Seek Govt Support for Bandh Against Cauvery Dam Plan: http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/chennai/TN-Farmers-Seek-Govt-Support-for-Bandh-Against-Cauvery-Dam-Plan/2015/03/26/article2731576.ece Trade unions to…