27 Mar 2015
Bhopal: The Congress MLAs who were holding a sit-in protest in the premises of Madhya Pradesh Assembly for the last four days demanding relief to farmers affected by rain and hailstorm, on Friday called off their agitation without getting any assurance from the state BJP government.
27 Mar 2015
Chennai: A day ahead of opposition-backed farmers bandh over Mekedatu row, Tamil Nadu Assembly on Friday adopted a unanimous resolution urging Centre to rein in Karnataka from going ahead with its plan to build the dam across inter-state river Cauvery.
05 Apr 2015
Chennai: Amid a major political row, former Tamil Nadu Agriculture Minister Agri Krishnamurthy has been arrested in connection with the alleged suicide of a senior engineering department official S Muthukumarasamy but the opposition remained unimpressed and pressed for CBI probe.
20 Mar 2015
Sanaa: Two suicide bombers attacked two mosques in Yemen's capital Sanaa during Friday prayers, killing at least 55 people and wounding dozens of others, a security official said, raising fears that the Arab country is slipping into a sectarian war.
22 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday promised all possible help shortly to farmers who suffered crop loss due to recent unseasonal rains, saying the damage is being assessed.
24 Mar 2015
Mumbai: Observing that the financial situation of teachers in government as well as private institutions in Maharashtra was dismal, the Shiv Sena on Tuesday said the state government must conduct an enquiry into the incident of teacher suicide in Beed district.
03 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said if there is anything against farmers in the land acquisition act amended by the government, it will be changed.
11 Mar 2015
Vadodara: The farmers in the country can do away with their dependence on conventional forms of energy for operating pumps to water their fields as a private company has come up with a solar-energy operated pump, which will also reduce environment pollution.
02 Apr 2015
Mumbai: Concerned over rising incidents of farmer suicide, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday nudged banks to be considerate in giving and recovering loans from poor saying banks would not shut by helping them.
17 Mar 2015
Bengaluru: An IAS officer, who had taken on the sand mafia in Kolar district of Karnataka, allegedly committed suicide by hanging from a ceiling fan in his room at his official flat here on Sunday.