Thursday, 27 January, 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

File photo of Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow | Photo: Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg

How Vladimir Putin keeps everyone guessing

Over the years, Putin has always had the upper hand tactically vis-à-vis the West because he’s had what’s called escalation dominance. But experts say he may have gone a big step too far.
AU Small Finance Bank Managing Director and Chief Executive Sanjay Agarwal. | Photo by special arrangement

MSME sector requires hand-holding, Budget measures needed: AU Small Finance Bank MD & CEO

The sector has faced continued distress since the Covid-19 pandemic struck in March 2020. Govt data says about 9% of MSMEs shut down due to the pandemic.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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