Tamil Nadu farmers

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  • Ignored by authorities, TN farmers receive help from Gurdwara

    Ignored by authorities, TN farmers receive help from Gurdwara

    God provides, so they say. The adage holds true for Tamil Nadu farmers protesting at Jantar Mantar, who are receiving help from Guru’s abode (Gurdwara) when authorities had turned their back on them. Demanding loan waiver and drought-relief package, a......

    August 1, 2017
  • Loan waiver scheme only to help small farmers: SC

    Loan waiver scheme only to help small farmers: SC

    In a setback to big farmers in Tamil Nadu, the Supreme Court on Monday stayed an order by the Madras High Court that directed the state government to waive loans of all farmers who incurred losses during the drought in......

    July 3, 2017
  • Tamil Nadu farmers call off Delhi protest till May 25

    Tamil Nadu farmers call off Delhi protest till May 25

    Farmers from Tamil Nadu who have been on protest sit-in here for the past 40 days, on Sunday announced suspension of their demonstration till May 25 after they met state Chief Minister K Palaniswami. During the meeting, Palaniswami assured the farmers......

    April 23, 2017
  • Heat-stroke

    Heat-stroke

    The meteorological department has predicted a severe summer this year and this is already being experienced in many parts of the subcontinent. Drought-like conditions are prevailing in south and central India and farmers are beginning to complain of lack of......

    April 2, 2017
  • Rahul meets protesting TN farmers, seeks help from PM Modi

    Rahul meets protesting TN farmers, seeks help from PM Modi

    Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday met protesting Tamil Nadu farmers at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi and sought drought relief funds from Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the farmers. "PM Modi has given debt relief to richest people......

    March 31, 2017