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Kisan Mahapanchayat: Farmers step up heat in poll-bound states

Kisan Mahapanchayat: Farmers step up heat in poll-bound states

September 7, 2021

The massive gathering of farmers organised in Muzaffarnagar on Sunday, that drew over 500,000 persons as well as leaders of 300 farmer unions from 15 states across India not only sent a clear message to the Uttar Pradesh government but the entire leadership of the Bharatiya Janat...

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Persistent conflicts on the Red Corridors reveal India’s tribal crisis

Persistent conflicts on the Red Corridors reveal India’s tribal crisis

April 28, 2017

India has labelled the Maoists as rebels long back and the Naxalites have remained prompt in their answers; the recent one was reported in a tribal (adivasi) heartland, where 25 paramilitary soldiers were killed in Sukma, a remote district in Chhattisgarh.

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Indian government relaxes withdrawal norms

Indian government relaxes withdrawal norms

November 18, 2016

As demonetisation of INR 500 and INR 1,000 currency notes in India left the people with insufficient money to trade for daily necessities, the government has announced relaxations for farmers, families celebrating weddings, government employees and agricultural traders.

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