Farmers Issues News
1,000 Telangana farmers to file nominations against KCR's daughter in protest against TRS govt apathy
About 1,000 farmers are allegedly planning to file nominations from the Nizamabad Lok Sabha constituency, represented by state chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao's daughter Kavitha, to protest the alleged failure of the ruling TRS to ensure minimum support price for turmeric and red jowar (sorghum) produce.
Rajasthan Assembly Election: From raging agrarian crisis to cow lynchings, here are the key poll issues in focus
As Rajasthan continues to be plagued by a devastating agrarian crisis, drinking water shortage, unemployment, and community divide, it remains to be seen who the state votes into power.
Rajasthan Assembly polls: Voting set to begin today at 8 am; 4.7 cr voters to decide fate of 2,274 candidates
After a high-decibel campaigning, Rajasthan is all set to elect a new state Assembly, voting which will take place on Friday. As many as 2,274 candidates including 187 women are in the fray for 199 out of the 200 assembly constituencies in the state.
Karnataka polls: Dalit activist Chetan Ahimsa calls Siddaramaiah progressive, says Congress doesn't want visionaries
Dalit activist Chetan Kumar aka Chetan Ahimsa takes a jab at Congress criticising the party over not giving opportunities to grassroots workers and those who lack money to spend on elections. Excerpts from the interview
The Rajasthan Assembly Thursday witnessed an uproar over the issues of farmers and the law and order situation in the state when Congress and an independent MLA boycotted the Question Hour
Shatrughan Sinha, leaders across party lines join Yashwant Sinha as he launches 'Rashtra Manch' group
Disgruntled BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha on Tuesday led a group of politicians to join former Union minister Yashwant Sinha's new political platform that seeks to take the Centre on
Maharashtra farmer Dharma Patil, who attempted suicide at Mantralaya, dies; Oppn blames Fadnavis govt
The farmer, who had consumed poison at Maharashtra secretariat in Mumbai seeking adequate compensation for land, died at the JJ Hospital on Sunday night
BJP, Congress face tough contest in Rajasthan election: Will state break trend of showing incumbents the door?
The 2013 elections in Rajasthan saw the BJP romp to a historic win. In 2018, the outcome of the election will be seen as a popularity test for the NDA government.
Both Houses of Maharashtra Legislature adjourned after Opposition parties raised slogans on farmers' issues
Both the Houses of the Maharashtra Legislature were on Tuesday adjourned for the day as the Opposition parties raised slogans against the state government over the farmers' issues.
Arun Jaitley slams Congress, says its manifesto promises are 'constitutionally impossible' and 'financially improbable'
BJP leaders Arun Jaitley, Jitu Vaghani and Bhupendra Yadav released the party manifesto for the Gujarat Assembly Elections in Ahmedabad
A forum working for farmers' welfare in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday demanded the formation of a 'kisaan aayog' in order to assuage the plight of farmers
A united Opposition on Wednesday forced the adjournment of the Lok Sabha proceedings for nearly an hour by storming the Well and raising slogans slamming the government for allegedly ignoring the well-being of farmers.
Modi will also discuss through video-conferencing policies which the party proposes to enforce if voted to power.