17 Apr 2014
Kendrapara (Odisha): An election agent of opposition Congress party on Thursday was arrested on charge of damaging EVM in booth- 193 of Mulasahi village under Aul Assembly segment in Kendrapara district.
16 Apr 2014
Mumbai: The Bombay High Court suggested that the Maharashtra government should consider permitting farmers affected by unseasonal hailstorms in several districts to open bank accounts on the basis of their Aadhar cards alone.
16 Apr 2014
Varanasi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal, who launched his election campaign in Varanasi on Wednesday, told the villagers that would lose all their farmlands if they chose Bharatiya Janata Party’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.
15 Apr 2014
Raipur: A Naxalite was arrested following an encounter with security personnel in the insurgency-hit Bastar district of Chhattisgarh on Tuesday, police said.
12 Apr 2014
Moga: SAD candidate from Faridkot Lok Sabha seat was shown black flags by farmers in Moga for allegedly not implementing an agreement signed by the State government with them in which farm labourers had to be given 5 marlas plots.
07 Apr 2014
Hajipur (Bihar): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday criticized the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s poll manifesto for not giving space to the problems of farmers and labourers who constitute a major part of the society.
05 Apr 2014
Shamli: The western region of the politically crucial state Uttar Pradesh holds some of the major keys in determining the dynamics in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Certain factors related to caste and sugarcane is set to play an instrumental role in the elections. However, the changed situation, mainly the resultant of Muzaffarnagar communal clashes, has somewhere subdued the issue of sugarcanes – an important source of livelihood of farmers.
30 Mar 2014
Amravati: Targeting Maratha strongman Sharad Pawar in the farmers' suicide belt of Amravati, Narendra Modi on said the Agriculture Minister has time to talk on cricket but has been "unable to save" farmers.
02 Sep 2013
Chandigarh: Hundreds of farmers from Punjab and Haryana were arrested on the Chandigarh-Punjab border on Monday while they were holding a protest seeking more rights for agriculturists.
28 Mar 2014
Balaghat (Madhya Pradesh): Accusing the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government of being apathetic to the plight of the farmers and the poor, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Friday said that it allowed the food grains to rot and then sold them to liqour manufacturers at throw away prices to ‘suit its interest’.