Railway authorities says, 14 pairs of special trains will remain suspended from September 24 till 26 amidst farmers protest in Punjab against farm bills.
'Please stand by the farmers, 'kisan mazdoors', 'arhtiyas', mandi labour and Dalits. Don't let the 'annadata' (farmers) starve or sleep on the roads,' said Sukhbir Singh Badal while requesting the President not to sign the Bills
'I want to assure farmers that minimum support price and APMC will continue; these will never be removed at any cost' : Rajnath Singh. He also condemned opposition's behaviour as 'shameful' and unprecedented in Parliament's history.
'We will move the court and fight the draconian legislations as soon as they get the presidential nod and become the law of the land, says Punjab chief minister in order to protect the interests of the state's farmers.
Farmers at several places in Punjab on Sunday burnt copies of farm bills and effigies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, alleging that the bills related to the agriculture sector will destroy their livelihood.
"Farm bills passed by Parliament will give farmers freedom in selling their produce, rid them of middlemen," says BJP president JP Nadda.
The Congress leader has been attacking the Adityanath government for not working for the betterment of the state's farmers.
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi's criticism came over a media report that a farmer's son committed suicide in Saharanpur over alleged harassment by the electricity department and the police.
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi cited a media report which said that five farmers have committed suicide in as many days in Bundelkhand's Banda.
Speaking during the Zero Hour in Lok Sabha, Rahul Gandhi highlighted the problems being faced by farmers in Kerala, particularly in his constituency Wayanad.
Reiterating its demand for the construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya, the Sena said it has been 25 years since BJP veteran L K Advani took out a 'rath yatra' over the issue, but 'Lord Ram is still in exile'.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy and Puducherry's V Narayansamy held a meeting with former prime minister Manmohan Singh, at the Congress headquarters in New Delhi.
Kerala Chief Minister Pinayari Vijayan in his reply to Rahul Gandhi’s letter said that the Union government needs to take a stand regarding the agricultural loans taken by farmers from commercial banks
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi said it was important to consider ‘long-term measures’ to free farmers from the ‘vicious debt trap’, given the devastating impact of the last year's floods.
Addressing a rally at Bhayander in Thane district of Maharashtra on Monday night, Former Union Minister, Sharad Pawar alleged that unemployment has gone up manifold since the NDA government came to power in 2014.
A suicide note found on the body said the present government should be condemned, and the earlier Congress government was better as it took everyone along.
Farmers' rights activist Amar Habib talks to Outlook on why he holds a fast every year in remembrance of the first suicide by a farmer’s family in 1986, agrarian crisis and the way to address farmers' issues.
The Congress-led government in Rajasthan had on December 19, 2018 announced a waiver for short term farm loans up to Rs 2 lakh and constituted a committee to decide the eligibility criteria.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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