Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
TopicSamyukta Kisan Morcha

Topic: Samyukta Kisan Morcha

Farmers had no plan to obstruct PM Modi’s visit in Punjab, says Samyukt Kisan Morcha

Only a group with BJP flag and raising ‘Narendra Modi Zindabad’ slogan had reached near PM's convoy, SKM clarified in a statement.

Farmers end protests at Delhi borders, will return to their homes on 11 December

Farmers from Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh had been protesting against the three laws at the national capital's borders since November last year.

SKM forms panel for dialogue with Modi govt on MSP, ex-gratia for kin of farmers who died

Farmer leaders Balbir Singh Rajewal, Ashok Dhawle, Shiv Kumar Kakka, Gurnam Singh Chaduni and Yudhvir Singh were named the members of the committee by the Samyukta Kisan Morcha.

What did the farmers’ movement achieve? The original andolanjeevi, Gandhi, has an answer

The final victory of the farmers is that they and everyone else have discovered their political heft. It’s time to use that clout.

Modi govt asks names of 5 farmer leaders for panel to discuss MSP, SKM to decide on 4 Dec

Farmer leader Darshan Pal said the names will be decided during the SKM meeting on 4 December. The request comes a day after Parliament passed a Bill to repeal the farm laws.

Cracks appear in Samyukt Kisan Morcha as some unions make ‘political moves’ ahead of Punjab 2022

Farm leaders like Gurnam Singh Chaduni say agitations and political activities can go hand in hand, but other Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) say politicking farmers will be shown “black flags”.

Congress has created a Punjab-like crisis in Rajasthan. Party needs a decisive leadership

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Farmer unions sticking to planned protests, Monday Mahapanchayat in Lucknow over MSP issue

Agitation spearhead Samyukta Kisan Morcha will hold a meeting on 27 November to decide the future course of action, and it will also write an open letter to PM Modi on its demands.

5 reasons why farmers won the farm laws battle against Modi govt

PM Modi's decision to repeal contentious farm laws is being seen as a historic victory for Samyukta Kisan Morcha, umbrella body of farmers' unions leading the protest.

‘Welcome’ PM Modi’s decision to cancel farm laws, Samyukt Kisan Morcha says

The umbrella body of over 40 farmers’ unions said it will take note of all developments and wait for the announcement to take effect through 'due parliamentary procedures'.

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Tale of two ships – How Delhi is asserting Indianness of the Indian Ocean to China

A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
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‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.

Defence

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Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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