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  • Jan 15, 2019 07:55
    India’s long-term development challenge lies in three key areas: health, education and non-farm job creation. Given India’s overall low-income levels, there is no way the private sector can be expected to lead an egalitarian transformation in health... read more
  • Jan 15, 2019 08:38
    The agrarian crisis is one of the factors that may have resulted in the BJP’s loss in three Hindi heartland states of Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh in December, according to analysts, and the party clearly doesn’t want it to affect its prospects... read more
  • Jan 08, 2019 23:52
    Although Tuesday’s rally was seen as his attempt to showcase his political strength ahead of the Lok Sabha election, Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik maintained his distance from the Congress and other Opposition parties. read more
  • Jan 08, 2019 19:50
    Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday attended a public gathering in the national capital to press the demands for paddy farmers. The meeting was held on Tuesday at Talkatora Stadium in Delhi. Patnaik alleged that the Centre ignored repeated requests to raise MSP for paddy to Rs 2,930 per quintal. BJP in ints 2014 manifesto had said to give MSP to paddy farmers but failed to do so. A memorandum has been submitted before President Ram Nath Kovind in Delhi. (Hindustan Times)read more
  • Jan 08, 2019 17:30

    Trade union activists shout slogans while courting arrest at Hazra, in Kolkata. Protesters blocked roads and stopped trains in many parts of the country on Tuesday as ten central trade unions called a two-day strike to protest the government’s “anti-worker policies”, rising unemployment and other grievances. Violence was reported from West Bengal, Odisha and Kerala as agitators clashed with police while enforcing the shutdown through road and railway blockades.

    (Arijit Sen / HT Photo)read more
  • Jan 04, 2019 14:27
    Loan waiver provides strong disincentive for those who repaid loan on time and perverse incentive for default. But the most serious effect of the waiver is potential risk of fiscal slippage . read more
  • Dec 18, 2018 09:29
    Bhupesh Baghel took oath as the Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh at Raipur on December 17. While addressing the media, he ordered farm loan waiver and MSP hike. (Hindustan Times)read more
  • Dec 10, 2018 13:42
    A grower in Maharashtra recently made news when he sent all the money he received for his produce — a paltry 1,064 rupees for 750 kilos — to the prime minister’s charitable fund as a mark of protest. read more
  • Dec 01, 2018 00:06
    Farmers’ Delhi protest: Agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh on Friday attacked the Congress for not implementing the Swaminathan Commission report, which recommended higher minimum support prices (MSPs) for farmers. read more
  • Nov 30, 2018 12:35
    Farmers’ march In Delhi: The Delhi traffic Police gave real time updates on twitter and Facebook advising people to avoid places the procession was passing through. read more
  • Nov 30, 2018 16:33

    Protesting farmers have reached Parliament Street on the second day of a 2-day protest to press for their demands for debt relief, better MSP for crops, among others. The farmers, who have been camping at the Ramlila ground here since Thursday, began their march on Friday amid heavy police deployment.

    (Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)read more
  • Nov 30, 2018 07:57
    Farmers’ march: Thousands of farmers have pitched tents in the capital to demand a session of Parliament devoted exclusively to agriculture. They also want passage of two farmer-oriented private member’s bills endorsed by 21 Opposition parties in the... read more
  • Nov 29, 2018 15:10
    This Farmer’s march in Delhi is the second major farmer’s protest in the national capital in two months. At least 20 people, including police personnel, were injured in a clash between protesters and security personnel on October 2 at the Delhi-Uttar... read more
  • Nov 29, 2018 14:28
    Farmers from across the nation, under the banner of the Kisan Mukti Morcha, held protest in Delhi. The farmers are in the national capital to hold a two-day protest starting from today to demand a special 21-day joint session of Parliament. Their demands include debt relief and better minimum support price (MSP). The protest has been organised by All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee. More than 300 volunteers, including many students of Delhi University, Ambedkar University, Jamia Millia Islamia and Jawaharlal Nehru University, will assist the farmers in reaching the Ramlila Maidan, from specific assembly points across the city. (Hindustan Times)read more
  • Nov 29, 2018 09:49
    Collectively known as the Kisan Mukti Bills, ‘The farmers’ freedom from indebtedness bill’ and ‘The farmers’ right to guaranteed remunerative minimum support prices for agricultural commodities bill’ seek a one-time complete waiver of outstanding loans... read more