Saturday, 20 August, 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

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Mayawati dumps Congress, and farmers are at the receiving end

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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

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Sir Ganga Ram hospital Consultants, Residents and DNB students hold placards during a protest in New Delhi, on 30 December 2021 | PTI

Distrust of Indian doctors isn’t new. Class-caste bias always ruled medical profession

As a practising doctor, I discovered large question marks on claims of a trustful patient-doctor relationship in the past. The routine dehumanisation of underprivileged patients remains a rarely mentioned topic.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

Representational image. A file photo of an Indian Air Force Cheetah helicopter. | Photo: Commons

IAF operation underway to rescue Italian mountaineer stranded on Mount Nun in Ladakh

The IAF deployed its ‘Cheetah’ helicopter to rescue mountaineer Federico Nicoli. Mount Nun is the second highest peak in the Zanskar Valley of Ladakh.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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