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Mint Explainer: The huge economic disruption that protests can cause

The ongoing farmers’ protest is causing daily losses of about ₹500 crore for businesses in Punjab, Haryana, and border areas of the National Capital Region, according to trade bodies. Here’s a closer look at the economic fallout from this and other protests in India and around the world.

5 min read4 Mar 2024

Farmers Observe Black Friday; Announce A Tractor Rally, Effigy Burning Plans | Watch

A massive tractor rally, burning effigy of the World Trade Organisation and observation of black Friday to condole the Death of Shubhkaran Singh, who died during the farmers’ protest on the Khanuri border, in Sangrur district of Punjab, The farmers’ protest which started on 13 February is gaining momentum.

23 Feb 2024

‘Rejected’: Farmers Dismiss Centre’s MSP Offer; Protest To Resume | Watch

The protesting farmers have rejected the government’s proposal in its entirety and have decided to continue with the ‘Delhi Chalo’ March. On Sunday, the group of ministers entrusted to negotiate a truce with the protesting farmers met with members of the farmers’ union and proposed a plan guaranteeing minimum prices for some crops currently traded with no such safeguard. However, the farmers rejected the proposal terming it insufficient.

21 Feb 2024

The Politics, Economics & Impact Of MSP; What Is Swaminathan’s MSP Formula | Mint Explains

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16 Feb 2024

Bharat Bandh: Delhi incurs loss of ₹300 crore so far, says traders’ body as farmers’ protests continue

Bharat Bandh: Amid the ongoing strike by Samyukta Kisan Morcha and Bharatiya Kisan Union, CAIT’s national secretary general raises concerns about losing ₹300 crore worth of business so far for Delhi.

2 min read16 Feb 2024

What Are Protesting Farmers Demanding From The Government | Mint Explains

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16 Feb 2024

Farmers Give ‘Delhi Chalo’ Call; Security Tightened Around The Capital | Watch

All roads leading to Delhi are being readied to impede the movement of farmers who are headed to Delhi, once again. With the memories of the last farmers’ protest which caused chaos across Delhi-NCR still fresh, state governments and the centre have taken multiple measures to impede the flow of farmers who are set to arrive at Delhi borders tomorrow.

15 Feb 2024

Farmers’ leaders to meet union ministers after police use pellet guns, tear gas on protesters

Three cabinet ministers – Arjun Munda, Piyush Goyal and Nityananda Rai – who had met farmers twice before the march began are expected to engage in another round of talks around 5 pm on Thursday.

4 min read14 Feb 2024

Farmers Protest in Delhi: From tear gas to traffic jams | Top pictures

;Thousands of farmers from Punjab, mainly, resumed their Dilli Chalo protest today, defying heavy security and roadblocks. Talks with government ministers failed to resolve their primary demand - a legal guarantee for Minimum Support Price (MSP) for crops.

13 Feb 2024
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Delhi Govt rejects proposal to convert Bawana Stadium into jail due to farmers’ protest

Delhi government said the demands of the farmers are genuine

1 min read13 Feb 2024
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