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PHOTOS: Protesting farmers turn Mumbai's Azad Maidan red

PHOTOS: Protesting farmers turn Mumbai's Azad Maidan red

Azad Maidan in south Mumbai turned into a sea of red on Monday, March 12, as thousands of farmers, carrying red flags, converged there after walking 180 km under the blazing sun over the last six days.   Scenes from Azad Maidan. All Photographs: Syed Firdaus Ashraf/ The farmers descended on Azad Maidan seven kilometres away from their destination -- the Maharashtra assembly -- which they are planning to gherao to press their demands of an unconditional loan waiver, and transfer ..., 5 days ago

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Farmers' protest propelled by 'urban Maoism': BJP MP Poonam Mahajan

As television channels flashed images of close to 30,000 farmers gathering at Mumbai’s Azad Maidan, Bharatiya Janata Party MP Poonam Mahajan claimed that the Maharashtra farmers’ protest was propelled by urban Maoists. “Tribals in Maharashtra have been captured by urban Maoism,” said Mahajan to News18.   On Monday, Azad Maidan in south Mumbai turned into a sea of red on Monday as thousands of farmers, carrying red flags, converged after walking around 180 kilometre ...
 Rediff.com6 days ago Maharashtra farmers stage protest at Azad Maidan  Deccan Herald6 days ago Maharashtra farmers call off protest; Fadnavis bows to pressure: Highlights  Business Standard6 days ago Maharashtra: World Federation of Trade Union congratulates 'militant farmers' for participating in Kisan Long March  DNA3 days ago

Kisan Long March: Women put domestic duties on back-burner to join march

Forgetting their domestic challenges back at home, the women farmers stood firm at Azad Maidan
 DNA5 days ago

3000 cops at Azad Maidan, not a single incident of violence

Huge police bandobast at Azad Maidan this morning. Unofficial numbers suggest between 2,000 to 3,000 policemen have been posted at the maidan and at CST. The road in front of BMC has also been barricaded. There has not been a single incidence of violence all through the six-day march from Nashik to Mumbai. Reports say the organisers ensured that mischief-mongers were kept out of the march. Almost all the parties other than the BJP have extended their support to the protest. CPI(M) leader Ashok ...
 Rediff.com6 days ago

A thirst for justice

Farmer protestors at Azad Maidan quench their thirst at a water tanker this morning. To the right of the tanker is an ambulance on standby. Newspaper reports had said that along the 180-km journey from Nashik to Mumbai, farmers carried their own water bottles and refilled them at water tankers, roadside taps and wells along the road. Pic: Syed Firdaus ...
 Rediff.com6 days ago

Defence veterans hold dharna at Azad Maidan

On one hand they are removing FIRs against those pelting stones and on the other hand, they are filing one against officers, says M Bhada
 DNA1 month ago
Business Standard

Tourists left stranded as 18,000 taxis go off roads in Goa

Hundreds of taxi operators gathered at the historic Azad Maidan in Panaji to express solidarity Press Trust of India | Panaji Last Updated at January 19, 2018 16:28 IST Taxi operators at Azad Maidan in Panjim protesting against installation of speed governors ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Goa tourist taxi strike to continue on Sunday  Deccan Herald1 month ago Goa: Tourists stranded as taxis go off-road; strike to continue  Rediff.com1 month ago Taxi strike leaves passengers, tourists stranded in Goa  Business Standard1 month ago

Congress holds protest for probe into judge Loya death case

The Congress today held a silent sit-in protest at Azad Maidan in south Mumbai demanding a detailed probe into the 2014 death of special CBI judge B H Loya who was hearing the Sohrabuddin Sheikh "fake encounter" case.On the occasion, Mumbai Congress unit ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Police deny permission for protest against Israel PM

Mumbai police today said that it had denied permission to some Muslim groups to hold a protest gathering at Azad Maidan against visiting Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu."Police today denied permission to some Muslim groups to hold a protest meet ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Plastic makers to protest ban at Azad Maidan

The state government has announced a ban on sales of plastic bags, packaging materials as well as on the production of such materials
 DNA3 weeks ago Rally against plastic ban in Mumbai  Deccan Herald3 weeks ago
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