February 21, 2020 12:55 pm
Raju Shetti had split from the original Shetkari Sanghatana, formed by legendary farmers’ leader Sharad Joshi, to form his own organisation.
November 02, 2019 4:31 am
RCEP is a proposed free trade agreement between 10 member states of ASEAN and its six members of FTA.
September 27, 2019 3:35 am
Tupkar is the second close aide of Shetti to resign from the organisation. Around four years ago, Sadabhau Khot, a founder member of SSS, had parted ways with Shetti.
July 22, 2019 1:40 am
During the Lok Sabha elections, VBA chief Prakash Ambedkar kept saying that he would not talk to state leaders and discuss seat-sharing only with the Congress central leadership.
June 08, 2019 3:15 am
After winning from the Hatkanangale seat in Kolhapur in the 2009 and 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the Swabhimani Paksha chief suffered a shock defeat this year, when he was beaten by Shiv Sena leader Dhairyasheel Mane.
June 01, 2019 4:05 am
In a statement to the media, Shetti said he became suspicious a day before the counting of votes, when “mysterious WiFi signals were detected near the storehouse of EVMs”. “The signals were named after the six Assembly segments. The returning officer had assured us that no such signal would be available in the area," he said.
April 08, 2019 3:48 am
Not only has the Election Commission of India initiated action against him, senior leaders from the Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party, which have joined forces with Shetti’s party for the Lok Sabha poll, are miffed with him for the “objectionable” remarks.
March 16, 2019 2:57 am
The Paksha, which has been dithering on the issue, took a final decision to join the alliance after the Congress agreed to give either Wardha or Sangli seat to candidates of the farmers’ outfit.
March 15, 2019 1:39 am
With Raju Shetti’s Swabhimani Paksha holding sway in six to seven Lok Sabha segments in western Maharashtra and Marathwada, the Congress has been eyeing him as a “crucial” ally.
March 13, 2019 8:57 am
The Swabhimani Paksha’s decision to go alone in the upcoming general elections has the potential to harm the Congress-NCP more than the BJP-Shiv Sena. Here's why.