Wednesday, February 1, 2023

SKM

Ex-CM Pawan Chamling launches ‘Save Sikkim’ election campaign

Five-term former Chief Minister Pawan Chamling on Monday launched a ‘Save Sikkim’ election campaign asserting that the present Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) government has failed on every front.“The special Constitutional provisions for Sikkim and the Sikkimese under Article 371F...

SKM to hold marches to Governors’ houses on Nov 26

The Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) will hold marches to Raj Bhavan across the country on November 26, alleging a breach of assurance by the Centre on farmers’ pending demands, the organisation announced on Thursday.The SKM, a body of farmers’...

Committee on MSP sets up four sub-groups to discuss key issues

The committee on Minimum Support Price (MSP) formed four sub-groups on mandated topics, including making “MSP more effective and transparent” in its first meeting on Monday but Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) remained absent.The committee, headed by former agriculture secretary...

Tikait detained by Delhi police, returns without participating in Jantar Mantar stir

Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait was Sunday detained by the Delhi Police at the Ghazipur border while he was trying to enter the national capital to take part in an unemployment protest rally at Jantar Mantar. A Delhi Police official...

Arun Upreti files nomination papers for Sikkim Assembly Speaker’s post

Former minister Arun Upreti filed his nomination papers for the post of Speaker of Sikkim Legislative Assembly on Sunday.Upreti accompanied by Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang along with SKM legislators and a few BJP legislators went to the Sikkim...

SKM begins 75-hour-long farmers’ protest in UP

The Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) on Thursday morning began its 75-hour-long dharna at Rajapur Mandi Samiti in Lakhimpur city to press for its various demands, including the sacking of Union minister Ajay Kumar Mishra.The SKM had decided to hold...

SKM rejects govt’s MSP panel

SAYS ‘SO-CALLED’ FARMER LEADERS WHO SUPPORTED 3 FARM LAWS ARE IN PANEL The Samyukta Kisan Morcha, an umbrella body of farmer unions, on Tuesday rejected the government’s committee on minimum support price, saying “so-called farmer leaders” who supported the now-repealed...

Murmu meets Sikkim lawmakers; assured of support in president poll

NDA’s presidential candidate Droupadi Murmu met lawmakers of Sikkim on Monday evening to seek their support for the July 18 election.Accompanied by Union ministers Sarbananda Sonowal and Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Murmu landed at the Bagdogra airport in West Bengal’s...

Droupadi Murmu’s Sikkim visit postponed

NDA presidential nominee Droupadi Murmu’s visit to Sikkim on Saturday to meet SKM and BJP lawmakers in the state was postponed in the wake of the one-day national mourning, as a mark of respect to former Japanese premier Shinzo...

SKM to hold pan-India protest against Agnipath on Jun 24

Farmers’ collective Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), which had spearheaded the agitation against the Centre’s now-scrapped agri laws, on Monday dubbed Agnipath as another ploy to harm peasants and announced a nationwide protest on June 24 against the Centre’s new...