More from Ashok Sharma
India Bans Wheat Exports
Private companies will be allowed to meet previous commitments until July.
May 16th, 2022
Indian Farmers Pause Protest Against New Laws
Leaders of the protest movement say while the government's withdrawal of its contentions farm laws is a victory, the protest is only suspended, not ended.
Dec 10th, 2021
India's Ag Body Stiffens Against Protesting Farmers
India's Agriculture Minister said the new laws will lead to more private investment in agriculture and raise earnings.
Feb 5th, 2021
Stalemate Persists Between Indian Farmers, Government
The farmers have threatened to intensify the protest by organizing a massive tractor rally in New Delhi during Republic Day celebrations on Jan. 26.
Jan 15th, 2021
Indian Farmers, Government Still at Stalemate
The two sides failed to make progress Friday in their eighth round of talks over farmers' demand that new agricultural reform laws be scrapped.
Jan 8th, 2021
Indian Gov't, Farmers to Meet Again to Discuss Blockade, Ag Laws
Thousands of farmers are protesting reforms they say could devastate crop prices and reduce their earnings.
Dec 3rd, 2020
Protesting Indian Farmers Refuse Government Offer for Talks
The thousands of farmers will continue camping out on highways in Punjab and Haryana states until three new agriculture laws are withdrawn.
Nov 30th, 2020