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Maharashtra Farmers Look For 'Love' Amid Continued Woes And Degrading Social Status

Dec 01, 2021 Haima Deshpande

Maharashtra’s social fabric is undergoing a tough change. While the sons of farmers are finding it an uphill task to get brides, their sisters do not want farmers as husbands.

‘Fear Of Becoming Unpopular Among Farmers Kept The Movement Leadership United’: Hannan Mollah

Nov 20, 2021 Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

There had been countless efforts on the part of the government and the ruling party to vilify the leadership of the movement, says Hannan Mollah, head of the CPI(M)’s farmers’ wing, the All India Kisan Sabha.


Chidambaram States Withdrawal Of Farm Laws Impelled By 'Fear Of Elections'

His remarks came after Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in an address to the nation this morning, announced that the government has decided to repeal the three farm laws, which were at the centre of protests by farmers for the past year.

Channi Govt Announces Cancellation Of FIRs Against Protesting Farmers

Nov 17, 2021 Harish Manav

The Punjab police had registered about 500 FIRs across the state against protesting farmers during the tenure of former CM Capt. Amarinder Singh.


More Businessmen Died Of Suicide Than Farmers In 2020: NCRB Data

The NCRB data shows that in 2020, during the pandemic, farmer suicides increased by 3 per cent while those of businesspersons by 29 per cent as, according to the experts, Covid affected the non-agricultural sector more than agriculture this time.

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02 November, 2021

Samajwadi Party Asks Workers To Observe Third Of Every Month As 'Lakhimpur Kisan Smriti Diwas'

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Samajwadi Party said everybody should light a 'diya' (earthen lamp) on November 3 to honour the slain farmers who were killed in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence.


20 October, 2021

Lakhimpuri Kheri: Supreme Court Asks UP Govt To Speed Up Investigation

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The Supreme Court asked the Uttar Pradesh govt to record statements of remaining witnesses in the Lakhimpur Kheri case.


19 October, 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri Violence: UP Police Arrest Four More Accused Including BJP Worker

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So far, the Uttar Pradesh police have arrested 10 persons including Union Minister Ajay Mishra's son Ashish in the case.


18 October, 2021

‘Rail Roko’ Hits Railway Operations in Punjab And Haryana

Harish Manav

Protest called by SKM demanding removal of Union MoS (home) Ajay Mishra goes on peacefully, commuters affected.


16 October, 2021

Singhu Border Lynching: Second Nihang Sikh Arrested, Victim's Family Demands High-Level Probe

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Narain Singh, the second Nihang Sikh arrested, claimed he had informed the police that he was surrendering.


14 October, 2021

Lakhimpur Violence: A Young Girl Lost Her Doting Father When Her Marriage Was On The Cards

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Nachhatar Singh’s daughter and sons deplore their farmer father’s death during the October 3 incident


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14 October, 2021

Freeze Frames In Lakhimpur Kheri: A Charred SUV, Toys On A Cart And A Young Man In A Red T Shirt

Tribhuvan Tiwari

After the dust settles, violence leaves behind scars that are difficult to heal. A photojournalist's diary of Lakhimpur Kheri


14 October, 2021

Lakhimpur Violence: SIT Takes Union Minister's Son Ashish Mishra To Recreate Sequence Of Events

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Eight people died in the October 3 violence and of them, four were farmers, allegedly knocked down by a vehicle carrying BJP workers.


13 October, 2021

Durga Puja 2021: When Pandals Depict Political Themes

Deepanjan Ghosh

Two major Durga Puja committees in West Bengal have selected contentious and controversial issues as their themes this year.


12 October, 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri: 15-Year-Old Still In Trauma After Seeing Father Being Crushed Under The Wheel

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Despite his best efforts to pull his father out of the way from the speeding Mahindra Thar jeep, 15-year-old Rajdeep Singh couldn’t save him.


12 October, 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri: Five Reasons Why Union Minister Ajay Kumar Mishra Should Resign

Bhavna Vij-Aurora

In 1996, veteran BJP leader L.K. Advani had resigned as an MP following allegations of his involvement in the Hawala scam. He was subsequently re-elected in 1998 after his name was cleared.


11 October, 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri Violence: UP Court Sends Ashish Mishra To 3-Day Police Custody

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Ashish Mishra was named in an FIR following allegations that he was in one of the vehicles that mowed down four farmers protesting over UP Deputy CM's visit last Sunday.


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10 October, 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri Violence: Union Minister Ajay Mishra's Son Ashish Sent To 14-Day Judicial Custody

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Ashish Mishra was named in an FIR following allegations that he was in one of the vehicles that mowed down four farmers protesting over UP Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya's visit last Sunday.


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India's Pusarla V. Sindhu competes against Denmark's Line Christophersen during their women's singles Group A badminton match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

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Doctors and others from the medical fraternity participate in a cycle rally to raise awareness on HIV and AIDS on World AIDS Day, in Prayagraj.

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Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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JKNC MP Hasnain Masoodi speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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India's Srikanth Kidambi competes against France' Toma Junior Popov during their men's doubles Group B badminton match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

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