Every year, Swarn Singh sows rice in his fields, knowing that the thirsty crop is draining northern India’s Punjab of its groundwater. But Singh says he has no choice, adding, “We’d rather plant crops that need less water.” The 32-year-old farmer
Last September the Narendra Modi government pushed through Parliament a set of three laws, billed as a farm sector reforms package.
When word spread early on Friday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation in a couple of hours, many citizens braced up to receive some bad news. For, his two earlier short-notice speeches, in which he announced
Indian Prime Minister Modi has announced to repeal three contentious farmer laws after a prolonged protest by the local farmers. It is a victory of the power of people of Indian democracy. Finally, farmers have compelled the Government
India’s repeal of agriculture laws aimed at deregulating produce markets will starve its vast farm sector of much-needed private investment and saddle the government with budget-sapping subsidies for years,
Five states, all of them except one currently under Bharatiya Janata Party rule, go to the polls within the next three months. The results of these elections may give an early indication of what is in store for the party in the 2024 parliamentary elections.
Citing the causes, Relief and Rehabilitation Minister Wadettiwar said that the farmers’ suicides are reported due to the high debt-burden an their inability to repay, damage caused due to natural calamities, soil infertility and also personal/family reasons.
More than eight months after farmers called off a year-long protest and the government conceded to several of their demands, more than 5,000 farmers gathered in the centre of the capital to protest against Modi and his government.
The hot seats comprise Amritsar (East) from where Congress state unit chief Navjot Sidhu is in the race to retain it and Dhuri from where AAP's chief ministerial face Bhagwant Mann is trying his luck for the first time.
His grandfather bequeathed half of his property to him before he died. The boy's relatives uploaded his photo on social groups and announced a reward for anyone who could find the child. His grandfather bequeathed half of his property to him before he died.