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The protesting farmers afoot in Thane | PTI

Devendra Fadnavis braces for impact as angry farmers march to Mumbai again

The march comes as Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis tries to shed his government's anti-farmer image.

No #MeToo for Tanushree Dutta, and the meagre reduction in fuel prices

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Mayawati dumps Congress, and farmers are at the receiving end

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Kisan Kranti Padyatra in New Delhi | PTI

For BJP, Uttar Pradesh strongman Rajnath Singh best bet to tackle farmers’ protest

BJP brass felt there was an immediate need to resolve crisis as the optics of farmers marching to Delhi could have disastrous fallout in poll season.
Farmers marching at the border of Delhi

Modi has lost our vote, says leader of farmer protest that has reached Delhi border

Naresh Singh Tikait of the Bhartiya Kisan Union says Modi made many promises when he came to power but has done little.
Latest news on Congress election campaign in Madhya Pradesh | ThePrint

Rahul Gandhi hits where it hurts: Farm distress could dethrone Shivraj in MP

Shivraj Singh Chouhan had presented himself as a farm leader all these years. But today, his government’s nervousness is apparent.
Anna Hazare

Modi govt representative meets Anna Hazare and assures him of considering his demands

Anna blamed lack of media coverage for thinning crowds as hardly a few hundred people turned up for his hunger strike at Ramlila Maidan Monday.
Surgana Tribal area

This tribal belt in Maharashtra powered the Farmers Long March

These farmers aren’t getting their land rights, or any basic amenities. They’re even threatened by displacement due to an ambitious river-linking project.
Blistered feet

The Maharashtra farmers’ march reminded us of what Tagore & Premchand tried teaching us

Our encounter with farmers has a quality of suddenness, as if it was not meant to be.

Last Laughs: The farmers’ march, Rahul Gandhi’s travels & trying to save public banks

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On Camera

Priyanka Vadra, Congress President Rahul Gandhi, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Robert Vadra

Not Gandhi dynasty, but a Narasimha Rao-like figure can save the Congress now

The Congress needs someone who can re-build its image and appeal as a credible opposition without totally sidelining the Gandhi family.
imran khan

With Lok Sabha elections over, how can India and Pakistan now repair fractured ties?

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is considering appointing a national security adviser to revive backchannel diplomatic talks with India.

Defence

RFID

RAW & IB chiefs, cabinet & defence secretaries — the key appointments awaiting new govt

The new govt will also appoint the IAF chief after incumbent Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa retires in September. 
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

If Pragya Thakur wins this Thursday, Modi is in for an embarrassing 5 years

Never has one constituency had such a bearing on Indian nationalism and the pretence of a Gandhian polity. So what if PM Modi doesn’t forgive her in his heart?