Farmers lift blockade from Amritsar-Delhi rail track

New Delhi :The farmers who have been squatting on the Amritsar-Delhi rail track for the past two days lifted their blockade on Wednesday. The farmers called off their agitation following the intervention of the Punjab and Haryana High Court, police said. A petition seeking the removal of the farmers protesting on the Amritsar-Delhi rail track […]

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2 Farmers facing debt commits suicide

Nagpur: Two debt-ridden farmers allegedly committed suicide in Buldhana district of Maharashtra, police officials said today. Gajanan Jaybhaye, a resident of Saukhedtejan village, left his home on Saturday night and went to his farm. The 35- year-old subsequently consumed poison and set himself ablaze after building his own pyre with woods and animal fodder kept in […]

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CM Vasundhara Raje’s policies responsible for corruption in State: Gehlot

Jaipur: Congress general secretary Ashok Gehlot today held Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje’s policies responsible for corruption in the state and claimed that farmers are not getting domestic power connections despite depositing the security amount. He alleged that the domestic power connections of farmers are pending for more than a year. “Rajasthan has already created a record […]

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Vegetable prices soar as farmers’ strike enters 3rd day

NEW DELHI: As outfits entered the third day on Sunday ,The 10-day long nationwide protest called by the farmers’, affecting vegetable and milk supply which in turn increased the vegetable prices. The agitation is led by the Rashtriya Kisan Mahasangh which is the umbrella organisation. Over 100 outfits are taking part in it. The farmers initiated the strike […]

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