Hundreds of thousands of farmers gathered in India's most populous state Uttar Pradesh on Sunday, the biggest rally yet in a months-long series of demonstrations to press Narendra Modi's government to repeal three new agricultural laws.
More than 100,000 farmers and farm workers gathered in India’s northern Punjab state on Sunday in a show of strength against new farm laws, where union leaders called on supporters to amass outside the capital New Delhi on Feb. 27.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday urged farmers to end their over two-month long protest against agricultural reforms, assuring them that a mechanism of floor prices for key crops would remain in place.
Manish Mehra, owner of Washex Hospitality, an industrial laundry service, recently flew from Delhi to Jodhpur, a city in northwestern India, to win a contract to service a large, government-run hospital — a move essential to kickstarting his business.
India deployed hundreds of police and paramilitary forces at a New Delhi border on Saturday as thousands of farmers from neighboring states blocked major roads into the capital, in protest against recent agricultural deregulation.
Young farmers in East Nusa Tenggara (NTT), a province of Indonesia — most of whom have developed their land from square-one — are hoping to have access to the government’s first subsidized microcredit program (KUR).
A large number of millennial farmers in villages around Nashik district of Maharashtra, India, are making more money from alternative jobs like electrician, plumbing and fabrication than from farming itself.