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Farmers slam decision to withdraw strike - The Indian Express

Many local farmers were unhappy that the committee decided to take a decision without taking into confidence farmers from across the state. 57. Shares. Share. By: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: June 4, 2017 1:45 am. Maharashtra farmers ...and more »

In Maharashtra, farmers protest by emptying milk containers, dumping vegetables on the road - The Indian Express

Farmers across Maharashtra had decided to go on strike from June 1 as repeated talks with the state government had failed to resolve the stalemate. 1.4K. Shares. Share. Written by Parthasarathi Biswas | Pune | Updated: June 2, 2017 2:23 pm. milk ...and more »

Farmers' strike in Maharashtra turns violent, food supplies hit - Livemint

A file photo:Vehicles carrying vegetables, fruits, milk, poultry products and meat to cities like Mumbai, Pune, Nashik and Aurangabad bore the brunt of the farmers' agitation. Photo: PTI. Latest News » · Change settings on your social media accounts to ...and more »

Markets Empty, Prices Rise as Maharashtra Farmers Go on Indefinite Strike - The Wire

The strike also turned violent in a few places, as farmers vandalised trucks of those who did not participate in the strike and threw produce on the roads. Markets Empty, Prices Rise as Maharashtra Farmers Go on Indefinite Strike. Fruits thrown on the ...and more »

On Day 2 of farmers' strike, shortages pinch Maharashtra - BILKUL

Nasik: Striking farmers stage a demonstration in Nasik, Maharashtra on June 1, 2017. Over half a million farmers are on 'indefinite strike' in the state to press for their various demands including the long-pending loan waiver package. (Photo: IANS ...and more »

Green peas for ₹250 a kg, beans for ₹100, Maharashtra farmers' strike pushes up veggie prices in Mumbai - Hindustan Times

Mumbai city news: Usually, 450 vehicles supply the stock to the market daily. Today, only 146 vehicles reached the market. mumbai Updated: Jun 02, 2017 16:53 IST. G. Mohiuddin Jedy, Ruchi Pujari, Naresh Kamath and Sajana Nambiar. The scene at Dadar ...and more »

Maharashtra: Farmers meet CM Devendra Fadnavis, call off two day strike - Mumbai Mirror

After protesting for two days, Maharashtra farmers finally called off their strike today after meeting Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, who has promised to look after their demands. Farmers from Puntambe village came to Mumbai to meet the Chief ...and more »

Milk shortages may increase as farmer strike intensifies in Maharashtra - Economic Times

PUNE: Voluntary strike of farmers agitated by commodity prices remaining non-remunerative for almost a year has disturbed milk supply in Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh. Mumbai is likely to face a big shortage of milk on Sunday, if the agitating farmers ...and more »

Veggies, milk prices up in Mumbai, Pune as supplies cut off - Economic Times

PUNE: People in Maharashtra had to pay 15% to 20% for fruits and vegetables on Thursday as farmers cut off supplies, especially to towns and cities, in protest against the state government's refusal to accede to their demands. The farmers were ...and more »

Farmers strike turns violent in Maharashtra - Economic Times

The first of a kind farmers 'strike' in the country has seen a violent turn with the first day seeing violence across the state by farmers groups who have vandalized trucks carrying vegetables and Milk tankers who have ignored the call for the strike ...and more »