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Delhi Farmers Protests

#AajBharatBandhHai: Plough, tractor trend on Twitter as farmers protest in solidarity

As the agitation picked up in the morning, the hashtag #Aaj_Bharat_Bandh_Hai was trending till late afternoon

Published on 8th December 2020
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Advocate Nikita Jacob approaches Bombay HC for transit bail in Greta's toolkit case

Greta Thunberg, a teen climate activist, had shared the toolkit to lend her support to the farmers' agitation near Delhi borders against the Centre's three agri laws

Published on 15th February 2021
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Agriculture is in a serious crisis and all of us are equally responsible: Dr Ramanjaneyulu GV, Centre for Sustainable Agriculture

Professor Ramanjaneyulu is currently working on public policy issues impacting food systems and farmers' livelihoods and a framework to ensure income security for them

Published on 13th August 2019
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AIKS' Vijoo Krishnan: Farmers may not understand legalities, but they know these bills are aiding corporates

Recently, a lecture by the former JNUSU President and academic was disrupted by a few anonymous users. We spoke to him about the #FarmersProtest

Published on 10th December 2020
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An attack on Indian democracy: 688 NLU students release statement condemning farmers' protest

Aditya Kashyap, one of the signatories of the statement says that the signatures were collected in a span of two days

Published on 8th February 2021
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Andhra Pradesh school students turn officials on International day of girl child

The girls elaborated what they would do for people and farmers in general and girls and women in particular if they got to wield a position of authority

Published on 12th October 2020
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Anshul Sinha's movie, 'Mitti — Back to Roots', brings the farmer crisis to the forefront 

Acclaimed director Anshul Sinha's movie, Mitti — Back to Roots highlights the plight of farmers and even offers solutions to tackle the problem

Published on 20th May 2018
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At the intersection of government, farmers and artisans lies Odisha's Krushi Bhavan and this 25-year-old's thought-provoking documentary 

Titled Whose Dreams? Whose City? is a thought-provoking documentary that asks poignant questions about farmers, public art and beyond 

Published on 23rd November 2021
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Bengaluru-based Simply Farm is making it possible for people in metro cities to grow useful plants indoor

Nithin Pillappa and Sunil Kumar Pissaye came together from different professions to start Simply Farm, a start-up that encourages urban gardening and also helps people become farmers in their homes

Published on 21st September 2018
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BJP to hold nationwide programmes to highlight the benefits of the three farm laws

Some farmer unions and opposition parties have claimed that these reforms are aimed at helping the corporate sector in capturing the agriculture market at the cost of farmers' interests

Published on 11th December 2020
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Climate activist Greta Thunberg, Rihanna, others from international community extend support to farmers' protest

Nine-year-old climate activist Licypriya Kangujam had asked Thunberg to the support farmers protest, saying they were already battling climate crisis

Published on 3rd February 2021
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Counselling sessions for farmers at Singhu Border to prevent burnout, suicide bids

However, to ease their psychological burden, US-based NGO, United Sikhs, has started carrying out counselling sessions for farmers

Published on 9th January 2021
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Dr Sreeja Lakshmi is researching a possible vaccine against the tilapia lake virus

Dr Sreeja Lakshmi has been awarded an international fellowship grant to develop a vaccine for tilapia lake virus that is affecting tilapia aquaculture and fish farmers 

Published on 24th March 2021
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Eat Local: This Facebook page is connecting Kerala's farmers to eager consumers using videos and flyers

Lovelocalbuylocal was introduced to connect local farmers in Kerala with customers or markets to help them survive the economic threat of the lockdown

Published on 1st July 2020
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English Blues: What do the words ‘scanty’ and ‘sketchy’ mean in a sentence?

The word ‘toolkit’ has been used frequently recently ever since Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg through her tweets voiced solidarity with the protesting Indian farmers

Published on 27th February 2021

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