India farmers set protest and global solidarity actions Jan. 26

Vol. 85/No. 4 - February 1, 2021
Indian farmers in tractorcade outside New Delhi Jan. 7 protest new laws that would end government-guaranteed price supports. Inset, support action in Yuba City, California, Jan. 16.

Hundreds of thousands of working farmers are maintaining their protests around the Indian capital, New Delhi, determined to roll back laws aimed at crushing their livelihoods. The measures passed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government would end state-guaranteed minimum prices…


Protest in NY backs India farmers’ fight for their land

Vol. 85/No. 3 - January 25, 2021

NEW YORK — “The Indian government is unjustly supporting the large corporations, which will eventually lead to the downfall of small farmers,” Kulwinder Kaoner Singh told this Militant reporter at a Jan. 9 protest. Over 120 people attended to support…


India farmers battle gov’t attack against price supports

Vol. 85/No. 1 - January 4, 2021

Hundreds of thousands of protesting farmers in India remain in a standoff with the government over new laws introduced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi that would lift state controls on the pricing and marketing of their crops. Since the end…


India farmer protests grow in fight to stop gov’t assaults

Vol. 84/No. 51 - December 28, 2020
Tens of thousands of farmers in camp near Indian capital New Delhi protest government assault on their livelihoods. Inset, car caravan in Montreal Dec. 12 in solidarity with farmers’ actions.

Tens of thousands of farmers continue their protest blockade around New Delhi, the Indian capital, demanding Prime Minister Narendra Modi withdraw new agricultural laws that will drive down the prices farmers receive for their crops. They’re fighting to defend their…


India farmers: ‘End the gov’t attack on our livelihoods!’

Vol. 84/No. 50 - December 21, 2020
Protesting farmers in India occupy rail bridge Nov. 27, part of “March on Delhi” against laws ending government price supports. Inset, part of solidarity demonstration in Montreal Dec. 6.

A monthslong rebellion by Indian farmers, which has drawn solidarity actions from the Indian diaspora around the world, continues to intensify, shaking the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Hundreds of thousands of family farmers converged on the capital, New…


Mass actions in India protest anti-Muslim law

Vol. 84/No. 2 - January 20, 2020
Mass actions in India protest anti-Muslim law

Large actions continue to rock the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, protesting his push to implement a new anti-Muslim citizenship act, undermining India’s secular constitution. As many as 200,000 demonstrated in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad Jan. 4,…