Tag Archives: farmers

What’s Making Kerala’s Dalit, Adivasi Farmers Protest for 300 Days

Kerala may be widely recognised as a benchmark for development not only in India, but across the world too. But for hundreds of Adivasi and Dalit families in the state, the promise of the Kerala model of development has remained ...

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Utakallu emerges as model village in water conservation

Utakallu (Anantapur): The Utakallu village in Kalyandurgam mandal which was reeling under severe drought conditions achieved a turn around with the District Water Management Agency (DWMA) intervention and farmers coming forward to dig farm ponds as part of water conservation measure. ...

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Varahi irrigation project: Farmers pour out their woes at meeting

Minister for Fisheries, Youth Empowerment and Sports Pramod Madhwaraj on Tuesday directed the Deputy Commissioner to get two vented dams constructed under the Varahi Project investigated through the Civil Rights Enforcement Cell. He was a chairing a review meeting on ...

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Modi, Rupani have no place for Dalits, farmers & poor in their

hearts: Rahul Sanand, Nov 24 (PTI) Slamming Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani for reportedly not accepting a giant tricolour made by Dalits citing lack of space, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi today said he would have accepted even a 50,000 km-long ...

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Farmers to protest in Delhi: Demand implementation of Swaminathan Commission, freedom from debt

According to the AIKSCC “steady rise in input costs, like fuel, pesticides and fertilisers and even water, and slashing of subsidies by the government” are some of the key factors behind cost versus income imbalance presently been faced by the ...

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