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
Indian farmers’ organizations reject Supreme Court intervention, will continue protest
India’s Supreme Court stayed the implementation of the three farm laws that have led to huge protests across the country. It also formed a committee to hold discussions. However, farmers’ organizations say the onus is on the government to repeal the laws