Thousands of farmers march through India’s capital demanding debt waivers and minimum prices for crops

Thousands of farmers protested in India’s capital demanding debt waivers and remunerative prices for crops, underscoring challenges Prime Minister Narendra Modi faces before national elections next year.
As many as 30,000 people representing about 200 farmer organisations reached the protest ground on Thursday more than 4 kilometres from India’s parliament in the heart of New Delhi.
They plan to march to parliament Friday. The farmers are demanding a special session of parliament to…