Farmers' protest: Groups reject Centre's proposals, announce plans to gherao Delhi, hold sit-in protests outside BJP offices
Meanwhile, a delegation of Opposition parties including Rahul Gandhi, Sharad Pawar, and Left leaders on Wednesday met President Ram Nath Kovind seeking repeal of the three farm law
Onion farmers' distress: Verghese Kurien's formula of giving farmers 50% of market price of harvest can help
The government’s formula of subsidies and grants is akin to treating a farmer like a beggar who holds out his bowl for charity and alms.
The police foiled an immolation bid by Congress Members of Legislative Assembly over farmers' issues near the district collectorate, detaining both of them.
The police on Monday foiled an immolation bid by two Congress MLAs over farmers' issues near the district collectorate and detained both of them, an official said.
One year of demonetisation: Onion farmers in Nashik district are struggling to survive in cashless economy
A year after the government replaced high-denomination currency notes with an aim to encourage a cashless economy, onion farmers in Nashik, India’s onion bowl, are finding themselves without money to make essential purchases.
WPI inflation rose to a 14-month high of 7.52 percent, while the retail inflation was in double digits at 11.24 percent in November. The rise in inflation can be attributed mainly to price rise in vegetables and protein-rich items.
Traders of wholesale market APMC, today, participated in a protest march against the FDI policy in retail saying that their livelihood was being sacrificed for corporate gains.