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Telangana: Rail-roko postponed to Oct 12-14

The Telangana Political Joint Action Committee on Friday postponed the `Rail-roko agitation, earlier scheduled for October 9 to 11, to October 12, 13 and 14. "The Rail-roko will be now held on......

UP farmers ask Tikait to take over agitation

The farmers of Aligarh, Mathura and Agra have formed a joint action committee to continue their agitation to seek an enhancement in the compensation given to them for the land acquired by the......

Major Sikh gathering keeps Punjab on edge

The Shiromani Akali Dal-led Punjab government was on its toes as members of various Sikh organisations, including that of hardline groups, gathered on the outskirts of Amritsar on Tuesday to take......

Will Punjab slip back into militancy?

It is as much about farmer woes and the lack of job opportunities as about the mixing of religion and politics, reports Akshat Kaushal. A few metres from where he was shot dead, near the Golden......

Modi's poll promises were nothing more than 'hawabaazi': Sonia

Buoyed by government retreating on the land ordinance, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying he has been "reduced to unedifying flip flops" and......

Farmers' suicide: Jayati Ghosh to head probe panel

Professor Jayati Ghosh will head the 13-member Andhra Pradesh Commission on Farmers' Welfare constituted by the state government to 'probe further into the issue of agricultural development and......

2 years of Raghuram Rajan: Many hits but some misses, too

He has completed two years and met with some success, but many of his projects are yet to yield desired results Raghuram Govind Rajan who took charge as the 23rd governor of Reserve Bank of India......

Tears over onions again, what needs to be done

This year, the warning signals about the impending onion crisis in the lean season were available as early as February, when unseasonal rain and hailstorms damaged the standing crop in several......

Onion crisis: Centre may hold talks with states on Thursday

With onion prices showing signs of moderation after being on the rise through the past few days, the Centre has directed Mother Diary and other agencies to sell the commodity at about Rs 38 a kg in......

I'm all ears for suggestions that would benefit gaon, garib, kisan: Modi

The prime minister dismissed reports of differences between finance ministry and Reserve Bank of India. The central bank has its functional autonomy which the government ‘always respects and......

'Delhi police framed Chandila, others to prove case under MCOCA'

'At that time the Delhi police was reeling under various controversies. This case was more of an attention diversion.' Rakesh Kumar, Ajit Chandila's lawyer, reasons with Manu Shankar/ why......
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Massive Rally of Peasants to be Held in New Delhi on Feb 24

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Odisha's Lower Suktel displaced agitate demanding compensation

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Welfare schemes for ryots not enough, admits Telangana govt

HYDERABAD: The Telangana government admitted before the Hyderabad high court that its welfare schemes for farmers are not enough to meet the huge... ...
Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal shown black flags during sangat darshan

In a major embarrassment to Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal, hundreds of farmers interrupted his sangat darshan programme and showed him... ...
Congress Slams Government for its Lax Stance on Relief

PUDUCHERRY: Puducherry Pradesh Congress Committee president A Namassivayam on Thursday criticised the relaxed approach of the N Rangasamy-led... ...

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