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Mar 28, 2018
Anna Hazare's health deteriorates as hunger strike enters sixth day, government still silent on demandsThough Hazare said on Tuesday that the Centre would come up with an action plan on his demands on Wednesday, there was no formal communication from authorities during the day, said Sushil Bhatt, a core committee member of Team Anna.
Mar 26, 2018
Farmers' role as investors pushes them into debt trap: Govt can alleviate crisis by shielding them from riskFarmers ought not to wear the hat of investors, given their meagre resources. If the government becomes the investor, it can alleviate the agrarian crisis.
Mar 11, 2018
Maharashtra farmers' march updates: Aaditya Thackeray meets protesters, pledges Shiv Sena supportA protest march by 30,000 farmers against the failure of the BJP-led government to address agrarian distress entered Mumbai on Saturday
Dec 13, 2017
India deserves gratitude for its stand on food security, says MS Swaminathan, scientist behind green revolutionEnding hunger and ensuring food security should be the basis for negotiations on agriculture at the WTO, eminent farm scientist MS Swaminathan said, as he appreciated India's strong stand on food security
Oct 04, 2017
Soumya Swaminathan becomes first Indian to hold deputy director general post at WHO: All you need to knowSoumya's position is also the highest post held by an Indian in the WHO.
Jul 19, 2017
Farmers protest at Delhi's Jantar Mantar, demand loan waiver; Opposition looks to turn up heat in ParliamentThe farmers demanded the Modi government fulfil its electoral promise of 50 percent profit above the production cost
Jul 15, 2017
Ram Nath Kovind campaigns in Maharashtra; no meet scheduled with Uddhav ThackerayThe NDA presidential candidate, Ram Nath Kovind, arrived in Mumbai on Saturday for a brief campaign in Maharashtra for the 17 July elections
Jun 29, 2017
Madhya Pradesh protests: Congress accuses BJP govts of neglecting farmers, says Modi reneged on promisesSenior Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala accused the BJP governments at the Centre and in Haryana of neglecting farmers, and attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for failing to fulfil his promise of remunerative crop prices
Jun 22, 2017
Farmers' strike: Unions in Rajasthan call for shutdown across 45,000 villages in state on 9 JulyNearly 26 farmers' associations have called for a shutdown in 45,000 villages across Rajasthan to press for their demands even after BKS called off its proposed stir
Jun 21, 2017
On International Yoga Day, UP farmers protest govt policies by performing 'shavasana'Farmers performed yoga and blocked highways between 9 am to 12 noon as a mark of protest.