Why Is Govt Not Sharing List Of Dead Farmers When We Have It: Rahul Gandhi Asks

NEW DELHI: There seems to be no end in stalemate between Centre and Opposition over three farm bills even as they have been repealed. Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Friday slammed the government for saying that it does not have the list of farmers who died while protesting against the three farm laws. He

UP CM Slams Previous Govt. For Discrimination Against SC/ST Children; Gives Scholarship Of Around Rs.460 CR To Over 12 Lakh Students

LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in a sharp attack on the Samajwadi Party (SP) on Thursday said that under the Akhilesh government, the scholarships of SC\ST children were stopped. While transferring scholarships of Rs 458.66 crore to as many as 12,17,631 students online, the CM said that “The previous government used to discriminate while

PM Modi To Inaugurate Projects Worth Rs 18,000 Cr In Dehradun On December 4

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of multiple projects worth over Rs 18,000 crore on December 4 in Dehradun. The focus of the visit would be on launching projects that will improve road infrastructure and make travel smooth and safe, besides promoting tourism in the region, states an

In Less Than 36 Mins, 7 Bills In India Were Repealed In Last 15 Years

NEW DELHI: As Congress and other Opposition parties accused the BJP-led government in Centre of not debating the repealing of three farm laws in the Parliament, the team of the New Indian looked back at those bills in the past which were repealed as much instantaneously as these. Here’s a look at some of them

Lost In Repeal: Socio-Economic Transformation Of 82% Marginal Farmers

Seventy percent of the rural households in our country depend primarily on agriculture for their livelihood, with 82 percent of farmers being small and marginal. While a tiny percentage of farmers enjoy rich lives and another small percentage lead a middle class life, a large majority of farmers in India still live in poverty. A look

‘Defeating BJP Top Priority’: Mamata After Kirti Azad, Ashok Tanwar & Pavan Varma Join TMC

NEW DELHI: In another jolt to the Congress, its another party leader Kirti Azad Jha, who was part of the 1983 Cricket World Cup winning team on Tuesday joined the Trinamool Congress in the presence of party chief and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee here. Besides Azad, former Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader Pavan Varma

Violence Mars Peace In Tripura As TMC, CPIM Clash With BJP Over MC Polls

AGARTALA: Political heat is soaring unabated in Tripura as incidences of confrontation by the visiting leaders of Trinamool Congress (TMC) and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are on the rise ahead of the municipal polls scheduled for November 25. The principal Opposition CPIM too has joined the ranks with frequent wrangling with the BJP after

Was Move On Farm Laws Political? No, BJP Won States To By-Polls From J&K To Assam

NEW DELHI: PM Narendra Modi announced on Friday to repeal farm laws in the upcoming winter session of Parliament. The public discourse and Opposition leaders gave a political angle to this announcement as elections are due in farmer-dominated states like Punjab and Uttar Pradesh early next year. But the statistics from last year and this

The Sacrifices Of Farmers Have Paid Off Today: Sonia Gandhi

NEW DELHI: Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi on Friday stressed that the sacrifices of more than 700 farmer families, who allegedly died in last one year while protesting against the three farm laws have paid off today as the government has decided to repeal the contentious laws. Her remarks came after Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Modi Govt To Scrap Farm Laws But Farmers’ Movement To Continue

NEW DELHI: The farm laws may have been repealed by the central government but Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait and Jai Kisan Morcha founder Yogendra Yadav on Friday maintained that the ongoing farmers’ protest will be withdrawn only after the contentious legislations are repealed in Parliament and a legal guarantee on minimum support