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Updated : 4 months, 1 week ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], October 3 (ANI): As floodwaters in Pakistan recede, the story of those in the worst affected regions comes to the surface with many farmers sharing their woes of being stuck in a vicious cycle of sinking into debt and not being able to pay back the landlords, media repo
Islamabad [Pakistan], October 2 (ANI): Pakistan's Kissan Ittehad has threatened the Shehbaz Sharif government with a nationwide shutdown if the demands of the farmers protesting in Islamabad are not fulfilled by Monday.
Islamabad [Pakistan], October 1 (ANI): Farmers protesting in Islamabad for electricity tariff reduction and other economic issues have threatened to march to D-Chowk if their demands are not met, and the Pakistan government has failed to persuade them to call off the protest, local media rep
Islamabad [Pakistan], September 29 (ANI): Thousands of farmers from Punjab flocked to Islamabad to stage a protest demanding reduction in electricity tariffs and resolution of other economic issues they are facing pertaining to agriculture.
Updated : 9 months, 1 week ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], May 2 (ANI): Farmers of Pakistan fear that the urea crisis would be severe this year because of the reduction in the gas supply that has been diverted to help overcome the electricity shortage in the country.
Updated : 10 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], March 28 (ANI): Amid a heavy financial crunch and International Monetary Fund (IMF) nudge over February 28 relief package and the March 1 industrial package, Pakistan Finance Ministry on Monday refused to increase subsidy on phosphatic and potash fertilizers.
Updated : 11 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Punjab [Pakistan], February 26 (ANI): Many farmers in Gujrat city of Pakistan's Punjab province have lodged a strong protest on Friday saying that the government is trying to "snatch" their fertile lands for industrial purposes.
Lahore [Pakistan], February 24 (ANI): The farmers' wing of Pakistan's Islamist political party Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) held a protest against the Imran Khan government over increasing prices of fertilizers, the country's vernacular media reported.
Updated : 11 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], February 17 (ANI): Farm distress is on the rise in Pakistan with various groups staging protests in multiple cities as the Imran Khan government has withdrawn all tax exemptions and imposed fresh taxes to fulfill International Monetary Fund's demand to receive the loan,
Islamabad [Pakistan], February 15 (ANI): Hundreds of farmers gathered in Pakistan's Multan district and burnt an effigy of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and raised slogans against the provincial and the federal governments for not fulfilling the promises made to them.
Updated : 12 months ago IST
Narowal, [Pakistan], February 10 (ANI): Farmers in Pakistan took to the streets on Wednesday and blocked the road over the perennial crisis of unavailability of urea, reported local media.
Lahore [Pakistan], February 8 (ANI): Farmers in Pakistan have announced to take to streets next week as the Imran Khan government imposed taxes on the agriculture sector, rising prices of fertilisers and other farm inputs, reported local media.