The march, led by All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) - a peasants front of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), was launched from Nashik on Tuesday.
The government has said that the Aadhaar-based linking will avoid any duplication as well as fake accounts getting the benefit of the loan waiver.
Agitation by farmers in Maharashtra, which was recently subdued with the government announcing farm loan waiver to the tune of Rs 30,000 crore, has resurfaced in Kalyan city of Thane district
A cultivator allegedly committed suicide at a village in Solapur district, leaving behind a note purportedly stating that he should not be cremated till Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis visits his place and meets their demands
The Sena accused the state government of creating a fissure among the farmers in an attempt to break their unity, saying it had used similar tactics to crush the Maratha stir in the past
The farmers’ strike in Maharashtra entered the second day on Friday with supply of vegetables, milk and fruits taking a hit in the state.
Anna Hazare expressed concern over the violence witnessed on the first day and urged the farmers not to damage public or private properties.
Mumbai: Shiv Sena Wednesday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement of a credit line of USD 1 billion to Mongolia and asked why he can't show the same eagerness to help the distressed farmers of
Nagpur: An activist Thursday blamed official apathy for the suicide by six farmers in Maharashtra's Vidarbha region.Four of them were from Yavatmal district and one each from Akola and Amravati districts, Vidarbha Jan Andolan Samiti
Nagpur: Farmers in a Maharashtra village yesterday burnt an effigy of US President Barack Obama, protesting the humiliation and arrest of Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade who hails from the state.Scores of farmers gathered in Pandharkawda