June 07, 2020 5:49 am
The 22-hour protest was called off on Friday evening after Union minister and local MP Sanjeev Balyan visited Sisauli and announced Rs 10 lakh compensation to Om Pal’s family.
June 06, 2020 5:38 am
The suicide, meanwhile, triggered a protest by farmers who demanded that a case be registered against sugar mill officials for their failure to procure sugarcane from farmers.
May 11, 2020 12:53 pm
Punjab government on March 23 had imposed curfew in state, two days before Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the nationwide lockdown that came into effect on March 25.
October 04, 2019 3:35 am
The issue of flood relief has taken a major political turn with the Opposition attacking the government for failing to secure a relief package from the Centre.
September 13, 2019 10:29 am
Villagers said that earlier his great-grandfather Joginder Singh, grandfather Nahar Singh, his father Kulwant Singh, and uncle Jagtar Singh too had committed suicide over the loan of Rs 8 lakh.
August 01, 2019 4:47 am
Family members said Shiva Khariya had sown paddy but it failed due to lack of rain, which deteriorated his “mental condition”.
April 23, 2019 3:37 pm
Addressing a rally at Bhayander in Thane district of Maharashtra Monday night, Pawar said unemployment has gone up manifold since the NDA government came to power in 2014.
April 13, 2019 3:42 am
Dhavale (59) committed suicide by hanging himself on Friday morning. Of the two separate notes reportedly found on Dhavale, one was addressed to the inspector of Dokhi police station and the other was addressed to “voters”.
March 10, 2019 12:06 pm
Gurmail’s wife Sukhdev Kaur said that they had a debt of Rs 35 lakh taken from different banks and had also borrowed some money from relatives due to which her husband used to be distressed.
December 24, 2018 9:26 am
The numbers tell a different story. And, given the detrimental impact on credit discipline, not to mention the hole such waivers are going to blow in state budgets, politicians would be wise to rethink their plans.
April 25, 2015 8:00 am
A farmer attempts suicide during Aam Aadmi Party rally in front of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at Jantar Mantar.
April 23, 2015 2:06 pm
BJP workers protested at Delhi Police Headquarters demanding action against AAP Kisan rally organisers.
April 23, 2015 12:30 pm
A farmer who hanged himself at an AAP rally on Wednesday to protest against the government’s land bill is dead, doctors said.
June 22, 2020 6:21 pm
In his long speech on the floor of the Lok Sabha, Rahul Gandhi defined jhumla, attacked the government on the issues of farmers, women's safety, lack of jobs and accused the BJP of playing divisive politics. And it all ended with a hug and a wink.