Thursday, 1 December, 2022
TopicFarmer protests

Topic: Farmer protests

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

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

Mayawati dumps Congress, and farmers are at the receiving end

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

The best Indian cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

On Camera

YourTurn

A group picture of Supreme court judges at Supreme Court in New Delhi | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Ambedkar rejected collegium system, said CJI supremacy on judges’ appointment is dangerous

In May 1949, the Constituent Assembly debated the Collegium system, only to reject it thrice. Now the SC is assuming that role once again.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.