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May 22, 2018
Bhandara district bypolls: Voters from 12 villages to boycott by-election after failing to get response over irrigation facilitiesResidents of nearly 12 villages in the district have decided to boycott the upcoming Bhandara-Gondia Lok Sabha bypoll, after failing to get a response over their demand for proper irrigation facilities.
May 15, 2018
'They warn us that it’s best if we just up and leave': Villagers affected by the Pawai Irrigation Project speak out against their forced displacementOne of the stated objectives of the Pawai Medium Irrigation Project harnessing the Ken river, considered to be one of India’s cleanest rivers, and part of the Ganga basin, is to supply irrigation water to 9,952 hectares of agricultural land in the Panna and Gunnor districts, in Madhya Pradesh . However, if you ask the residents of two villages in Panna district’s Pawai block, it seems like forced displacement and a violation of human rights is the overt purpose.
May 12, 2018
Narendra Modi calls two-day Nepal visit 'historic', says his trip added new vigour to bilateral tiesDescribing his two-day Nepal visit as "historic", Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the talks with Nepalese counterpart KP Sharma Oli were "productive".
Mar 09, 2018
Maharashtra farmers' march to Mumbai a mission to assert rights and overcome oppression, one step at a timeDancing, singing and surviving on the bare minimum, over 25,000 farmers from across Maharashtra are marching to Mumbai where they will encircle the legislative building and press for demands which they feel successive state governments have betrayed them on: land rights, forest rights, guaranteed minimum support price and loan waivers, etc
Mar 01, 2018
Madhya Pradesh bypolls: Jyotiraditya Scindia emerges as Congress' hope, as Shivraj misreads farmers' angerThe Kolaras and Mungaoli bypolls in Madhya Pradesh may have helped Congress find a young Turk in Guna MP Jyotiraditya Scindia, who spearheaded the party’s election campaign against BJP
Feb 27, 2018
Mumbai: Gosikhurd project scam accused Jigar Thakkar commits suicide in carA 41-year-old contractor, an accused in the Gosikhurd irrigation project scam, allegedly shot himself dead with a revolver in his car in south Mumbai on Tuesday, police said.
Feb 23, 2018
Coca-Cola India to launch frozen fruit dessert in April, carrot juice plans also on the cardsCoca-Cola India is doing the research and development (R&D) work for new products here and also in Shanghai in China.
Feb 12, 2018
Decoding Budget 2018: The mirage of Minimum Support Price and the small farmerBudget 2018 aims to empower farmers, but would it have been more prudent to ensure that credit, price-realisation or subsidy benefits reached them directly? | #FirstCulture
Jan 29, 2018
Economic Survey 2017-18 says climate change may cut farm income by 20-25%Climate change could adversely affect farmers income by up to 20-25 percent in the medium term, the Economic Survey warned and suggested the need for "dramatic" improvement in irrigation, use of new technologies and better targeting of power and fertiliser subsidies
Jan 27, 2018
Budget 2018: Govt spending hasn't helped farmers; infrastructural loopholes hinder progressThe agriculture sector will not just watch how much money is set aside in Union Budget 2018-19, but also how it is used as BJP tries to woo disaffected farmers before upcoming polls