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Walmart's Flipkart acquisition: Over 100 trader organisations oppose deal, claim it could endanger jobs nationwide
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Walmart's Flipkart acquisition: Over 100 trader organisations oppose deal, claim it could endanger jobs nationwide

The associations released an open statement highlighting Walmart-Flipkart deal's "multifaceted dangers" to the economy, and called for its nullification

Agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh on farmers protest: A few thousands are doing “unusual” things to attract media attention
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Agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh on farmers protest: A few thousands are doing “unusual” things to attract media attention

Union agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh on Saturday said some farmers have been staging protests just for the sake of media attention.

Ten-day farmers' protest affects vegetable, milk supply in Maharashtra's Nashik district
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Ten-day farmers' protest affects vegetable, milk supply in Maharashtra's Nashik district

The arrival of vegetables at various market committees and collection of milk in the district here were affected as a 10-day nationwide farmers' protest entered its second day on Saturday, said a senior functionary of one of the participating farm organisations.

Brahmins and Jat Sikhs lead campaign for Dalit land rights in Punjab amid milieu of deep-rooted caste prejudices
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Brahmins and Jat Sikhs lead campaign for Dalit land rights in Punjab amid milieu of deep-rooted caste prejudices

In Punjab, a significant section of the leadership of the campaign for Dalit land rights comes from Brahmins and Jat Sikhs – both considered high castes.

Maharashtra: 91 farmers from Buldhana seek permission for euthanasia over inadequate remuneration
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Maharashtra: 91 farmers from Buldhana seek permission for euthanasia over inadequate remuneration

As many as 91 farmers from Buldhana district of Maharashtra have submitted a letter to the governor and SDO and sought permission for euthanasia.

Maharashtra farmers' protest: Remember the magnitude of their struggle, not the distress of their calloused feet
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Maharashtra farmers' protest: Remember the magnitude of their struggle, not the distress of their calloused feet

The image of nearly 40,000 farmers in Maharashtra walking a distance of nearly 200 kilometres to be heard by their government has become an enduring one.

Maharashtra farmers' protest: Women agitators share their stories of long and tedious struggle
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Maharashtra farmers' protest: Women agitators share their stories of long and tedious struggle

Indubai was walking for the right to become a land owner rather than remain a land labourer, while Vimal was part of the protest to assert the farmers' fundamental right to food.

Maharashtra farmers call off stir; four protesters critical after 180-km-long march: Key developments
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Maharashtra farmers call off stir; four protesters critical after 180-km-long march: Key developments

The march has been organised to protest the alleged failures of the BJP government on the farm front, demanding a complete and unconditional loan waiver, ensuring implementation of minimum support price and implementation of recommendations of the Swaminathan Commission and the Forest Rights Act 2006.

Maharashtra farmers' protest: Devendra Fadnavis says govt held talks with agitators before march; key farmer leader denies claims
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Maharashtra farmers' protest: Devendra Fadnavis says govt held talks with agitators before march; key farmer leader denies claims

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said that the government held discussions with farmers before they began their protest. But a key CPM leader claims otherwise.

Mumbai farmers protest updates: Central Railways to run 2 special trains as protesters decide to head home
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Mumbai farmers protest updates: Central Railways to run 2 special trains as protesters decide to head home

Protesting farmers reached Mumbai's Azad Maidan by 5.10 am on Monday morning, after walking through the night. They will set out for the state Assembly later in the day.

Mumbai farmers protest: As protesters press on with their demands, citizens reach out to offer food, other assistance
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Mumbai farmers protest: As protesters press on with their demands, citizens reach out to offer food, other assistance

Over 35,000 farmers from across Maharashtra, who embarked on a `Long March' from Nashik on 6 March to press their various demands, arrived in Mumbai on Monday.

Agitating Maharashtra farmers reach Azad Maidan after overnight march; to encircle Assembly building today
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Agitating Maharashtra farmers reach Azad Maidan after overnight march; to encircle Assembly building today

As protesting farmers in Maharashtra reach Mumbai, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has called a meeting of officials on Monday to address the issue.

Maharashtra farmers bring protest march to Mumbai, seek minimum support price and loan waiver
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Maharashtra farmers bring protest march to Mumbai, seek minimum support price and loan waiver

A protest march by over 30,000 farmers against the failure of the BJP-led government to address agrarian distress entered Mumbai

Maharashtra farmers' march: RSS says government needs to change agrarian policy, find practical solutions
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Maharashtra farmers' march: RSS says government needs to change agrarian policy, find practical solutions

Farmers' problems should be understood sensitively and practical solutions found for them, the RSS said on Sunday.

Maharashtra farmers' march updates: Aaditya Thackeray meets protesters, pledges Shiv Sena support
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Maharashtra farmers' march updates: Aaditya Thackeray meets protesters, pledges Shiv Sena support

A protest march by 30,000 farmers against the failure of the BJP-led government to address agrarian distress entered Mumbai on Saturday

Maharashtra farmers' march: Police issues traffic advisory as over 35,000 protesters reach Thane
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Maharashtra farmers' march: Police issues traffic advisory as over 35,000 protesters reach Thane

The huge march by Maharashtra farmers and Adivasis will proceed to the KJ Somaiyya ground in Mumbai before heading towards the state Assembly on Monday

Madhya Pradesh bypolls: Jyotiraditya Scindia emerges as Congress' hope, as Shivraj misreads farmers' anger
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Madhya Pradesh bypolls: Jyotiraditya Scindia emerges as Congress' hope, as Shivraj misreads farmers' anger

The 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

NGT order drowns Jantar Mantar into eerie silence but protesters can't afford ill-equipped, costly Ramlila Maidan
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NGT order drowns Jantar Mantar into eerie silence but protesters can't afford ill-equipped, costly Ramlila Maidan

In a city whose government came to power on the strength of its political activism, the key protest site is now barren of all its fury.

Rajasthan announces farm loan waiver worth Rs 20,000 cr; farmers end two-week long agitation
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Rajasthan announces farm loan waiver worth Rs 20,000 cr; farmers end two-week long agitation

The Rajasthan government has announced a farm loan waiver of Rs 20,000 crore, following the 13-day long protest by farmers demanding crop loan waiver

Farmers' group accuses Narendra Modi of hypocrisy over his statement on cow vigilantes
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Farmers' group accuses Narendra Modi of hypocrisy over his statement on cow vigilantes

The All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) on Monday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of uttering "hypocritical rhetoric" on the violence unleashed by cow vigilantes and accused him of "running with the hare and hunting with the hounds".