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Haryana, Maharashtra election results show that in spite of Modi's halo, local factors, jobs and economy also matter
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Haryana, Maharashtra election results show that in spite of Modi's halo, local factors, jobs and economy also matter

The Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly results have shown that BJP's cultural ideology or strongman leadership or things such as highway projects and ease-of-doing-business rankings matter less compared with here-and-now issues such as the price of onions or jobs for the youths

In Haryana's rice bowl, taxes and unfriendly state policies blamed for closure of paddy processing mills
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In Haryana's rice bowl, taxes and unfriendly state policies blamed for closure of paddy processing mills

The Kaithal Rice Mill Association blames the Haryana government's policies for the losses that most of the 225 rice mills in Kaithal incur.

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Jobs crisis, farm distress, religion and caste key issues likely to affect poll outcome
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Lok Sabha Election 2019: Jobs crisis, farm distress, religion and caste key issues likely to affect poll outcome

Narendra Modi’s BJP-led alliance will win a thin majority, opinion polls show, with its focus on national security trumping concerns over jobs and farm prices.

KCR calls BJP 'duplicate Hindus' at Nizamabad rally, says TRS will announce Lok Sabha election candidates tomorrow
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KCR calls BJP 'duplicate Hindus' at Nizamabad rally, says TRS will announce Lok Sabha election candidates tomorrow

Slamming the BJP over the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute, Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao (KCR) termed leaders of BJP as "duplicate Hindus" while referring to himself as a "real Hindu."

'Who is Farooq Abdullah to say we don't need a Ram Temple,' asks JD(U) leader Pavan Varma
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'Who is Farooq Abdullah to say we don't need a Ram Temple,' asks JD(U) leader Pavan Varma

Farooq Abdullah had said that the government was fooling the people of the country by fighting for the Ram temple and ignoring the real issues of farmers, unemployment and Dalits.

Maharashtra farmer who destroyed cauliflower crop over low pay meets Uddhav Thackeray
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Maharashtra farmer who destroyed cauliflower crop over low pay meets Uddhav Thackeray

The Maharashtra farmer, whose disturbing video of destroying cauliflower crop on his land after he got a paltry amount for the produce went viral on social media, met Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday.

Narendra Modi is not fighting corruption, he is corruption, says Rahul Gandhi at Congress' 84th plenary session
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Narendra Modi is not fighting corruption, he is corruption, says Rahul Gandhi at Congress' 84th plenary session

In one of the most scathing attacks against the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday said is not fighting corruption, he stands for it.

Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat Day 2: Narendra Modi 'controls' state from Delhi, says Congress V-P in Jamnagar
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Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat Day 2: Narendra Modi 'controls' state from Delhi, says Congress V-P in Jamnagar

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, campaigning in the Saurashtra region of Gujarat where the Assembly polls are due later this year, began day two of his three-day trip by meeting representatives of the trader community in Jamnagar.

Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat's Saurashtra: Congress V-P targets ruling BJP on unemployment, farmers' distress
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Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat's Saurashtra: Congress V-P targets ruling BJP on unemployment, farmers' distress

Rahul Gandhi impressed the rural hinterlands in Saurashtra on day one of his three-day tour, kick-starting Congress' campaign for the Gujarat Assembly Election

Marathwada Diary: Mandatory online crop insurance premium payments adds to farmers' despair
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Marathwada Diary: Mandatory online crop insurance premium payments adds to farmers' despair

Parth MN is travelling across Maharashtra's Marathwada province on a People's Archive of Rural India fellowship to chronicle agrarian issues in the region, over a period of 6-8 months.

Maharashtra loan waiver: Banks start distribution of promised aid for scheme to farmers
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Maharashtra loan waiver: Banks start distribution of promised aid for scheme to farmers

Public sector banks in Maharashtra have finally started disbursing the emergency aid of Rs 10,000 — promised by the state government on 11 June.

Parliament Monsoon Session: Centre accuses Congress of 'shedding crocodile tears' over farmers' crisis
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Parliament Monsoon Session: Centre accuses Congress of 'shedding crocodile tears' over farmers' crisis

Congress and ruling BJP members traded charges over the farmers' issue in the Lok Sabha, after Opposition members accused government of doing nothing to help farmers.

Monsoon Session of Parliament: Lok Sabha adjourned for day after Opposition brings up farmers' agitations
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Monsoon Session of Parliament: Lok Sabha adjourned for day after Opposition brings up farmers' agitations

The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day after opposition repeatedly disrupted the proceedings by raising slogans on the plight of farmers and related issues.

Bhupinder Singh Hooda blames Centre's 'anti-farmer' policies for spate of suicides
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Bhupinder Singh Hooda blames Centre's 'anti-farmer' policies for spate of suicides

Former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Sunday hit out at the Centre, claiming that tillers are at crossroads and staring at a disaster due to its "anti-farmer" policies

Shivraj Singh Chouhan's inept leadership led to farmers' crisis in Madhya Pradesh, says Congress' Ajay Singh
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Shivraj Singh Chouhan's inept leadership led to farmers' crisis in Madhya Pradesh, says Congress' Ajay Singh

The story of Shivraj Singh Chouhan started from a dumper and will end in a dumper, says Leader of Opposition Ajay Singh stating that the Madhya Pradesh chief minister's reign may have started to wane

Maharashtra farm loan waiver: Congress seeks Devendra Fadnavis' apology over 'fake' beneficiaries
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Maharashtra farm loan waiver: Congress seeks Devendra Fadnavis' apology over 'fake' beneficiaries

The Congress on Tuesday demanded an apology from Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, for showing "fake" beneficiaries of the loan waiver scheme

MP farmers' protest: BJP to launch outreach programme to address grievances on Tuesday
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MP farmers' protest: BJP to launch outreach programme to address grievances on Tuesday

The ruling BJP in Madhya Pradesh is launching a farmer outreach programme from Tuesday, weeks after the state was hit by a widespread agitation by cultivators.

Kerala farmer commits suicide after revenue officials refuse to accept land tax
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Kerala farmer commits suicide after revenue officials refuse to accept land tax

Kerala farmer committed suicide in a village near Kozhikode after revenue officials refused to accept his land tax; government has ordered a probe into the incident.

Farmers have suffered the most under BJP's rule, says Congress leader Manish Tiwari
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Farmers have suffered the most under BJP's rule, says Congress leader Manish Tiwari

The Congress on Wednesday said, whenever a BJP-led government comes to power, the farmers and the agriculture sector suffer the most, along with the poor

As Narendra Modi expands his Cabinet, here's a glance at his take on pressing issues
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As Narendra Modi expands his Cabinet, here's a glance at his take on pressing issues

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s jingoistic statements have often made the headlines. Lets's look at some of the issues he touched upon: