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  • Farmer Protests Flare Up, Several States Hit: 10 Points

    Farmer Protests Flare Up, Several States Hit: 10 Points

    Farmers across three states held protests today demanding loan waivers, a higher support price for their crops and implementation of other recommendations made by the Swaminathan Commission, which had been focusing on the reasons for farmers' distress. For several hours in Haryana, farmer unions blocked highways. In Madhya Pradesh, where six farmer...

  • Agriculture Minister, Roasted For Yoga Amid Crisis, Cancels China Trip

    Agriculture Minister, Roasted For Yoga Amid Crisis, Cancels China Trip

    Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh has announced that he had put off his China visit beginning tomorrow in view of the ongoing farmers' agitation. Mr Singh had been criticised by the opposition for participating in Ramdev's yoga camp last week a day after five farmers died in police firing in Madhya Pradesh.

  • Shivraj Chouhan Visits Families Of Farmers Killed In Mandsaur: 10 Facts

    Shivraj Chouhan Visits Families Of Farmers Killed In Mandsaur: 10 Facts

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan is visiting the families of farmers who were killed in the June 6 violence in Mandsaur today. He has already visited the villages of Barwan Phunta, Lodh, Naya Kheda, Pipliya Mandi -- the market where shops were burnt -- and is expected next at the Barkheda Panth village. Five of the farmers had di...

  • 3 Farmers Commit Suicide In 24 Hours In Madhya Pradesh

    3 Farmers Commit Suicide In 24 Hours In Madhya Pradesh

    Three farmers have ended their lives in Madhya Pradesh in the last 24 hours, taking the number of farmer suicides in the state in the last week to five.

  • Could Be Marital Discord, Says Minister After 3 Farmer Suicides In MP

    Could Be Marital Discord, Says Minister After 3 Farmer Suicides In MP

    Three farmers allegedly committed suicide over the last 24 hours in Madhya Pradesh - one of them in Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's hometown Sehore. While the families claim they ended their lives under the pressure of huge debt, state home minister Bhupendra Singh had advocated a wait and watch policy.

  • As Congress Takes On Government, Rahul Gandhi's Headed Abroad

    As Congress Takes On Government, Rahul Gandhi's Headed Abroad

    Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi announced today on Twitter that he is headed to Italy to visit his grandmother, leaving some puzzled by the timing of his journey, though the ruling BJP, which holds that Mr Gandhi lacks commitment to politics, said it's unsurprised.

  • After Rahul Gandhi, Jyotiraditya Scindia In Face-Off With Cops: 10 Facts

    After Rahul Gandhi, Jyotiraditya Scindia In Face-Off With Cops: 10 Facts

    Senior Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia was stopped on his way to violence-hit Mandsaur today. The Congress leader has said he will sit on dharna at Dhodhar - nearly 675 km from Mandsaur -- till peace is restored. Earlier today, Hardik Patel, the man leading the Patidar agitation for reservation in government jobs and education, got arrested w...

  • Shivraj Chouhan's Government In Madhya Pradesh Like 'Hitler's Rule': Jyotiraditya Scindia

    Shivraj Chouhan's Government In Madhya Pradesh Like 'Hitler's Rule': Jyotiraditya Scindia

    Stating that the death of five farmers in police firing in Mandsaur was a blot on the Shivraj Singh Chouhan government, Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia has equated the BJP regime in Madhya Pradesh to "Hitler's rule".

  • Hardik Patel Arrives In Udaipur, To Leave For Mandsaur Today

    Hardik Patel Arrives In Udaipur, To Leave For Mandsaur Today

    Patidar quota stir leader Hardik Patel arrived in Udaipur on Monday and said that he would leave for Mandsaur, the epicentre of the farmers' stir in Madhya Pradesh, with his supporters on Tuesday.

  • Under Congress, Farmers Will Shoot: Madhya Pradesh Leader Triggers Row

    Under Congress, Farmers Will Shoot: Madhya Pradesh Leader Triggers Row

    A Congress leader in Madhya Pradesh has stepped into a controversy, allegedly saying under the leadership of Ajay Singh, also known as Rahul Bhaiyya, the state's farmers would be the ones doing the shooting. The reference was to last week's farmers' protest in Mandsaur, where six farmers had died in police firing.

  • Mandsaur Firing: No FIRs Against Cops Who Shot Farmers In Madhya Pradesh

    Mandsaur Firing: No FIRs Against Cops Who Shot Farmers In Madhya Pradesh

    Nearly a week after five farmers were allegedly killed in police firing in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur district during a protest, a top officer of state police has confirmed to NDTV that no FIR or First Information Report has been filed against the policemen responsible.

  • Days After Madhya Pradesh Farmer Deaths, State Home Secretary Transferred

    Days After Madhya Pradesh Farmer Deaths, State Home Secretary Transferred

    Madhya Pradesh Home Secretary Madhu Khare was transferred today to the Khadi and Gramodyag department. While the government is yet to comment on the transfer, it comes after six farmers were killed in Mandsaur last week after the police opened fire to control crowds during a farmers' protest.

  • Congress Dubs Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Chouhan's Fast As 'Drama'

    Congress Dubs Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Chouhan's Fast As 'Drama'

    The Congress today said Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan should have met the families of those killed in Mandsaur police firing instead of resorting to the "drama" of going on a "seven-star fast".

  • Yogendra Yadav, Medha Patkar Arrested Outside Mandsaur, Released

    Yogendra Yadav, Medha Patkar Arrested Outside Mandsaur, Released

    Swaraj India chief Yogendra Yadav and social activists Medha Patkar and Swami Agnivesh were released today after being arrested for trying to enter Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur to meet the families of the five people killed in police firing during the farmers' stir.

  • 'Uncle' Shivraj Chouhan Promises Medical School Fees For Farmers' Kids

    'Uncle' Shivraj Chouhan Promises Medical School Fees For Farmers' Kids

    After more than 24 hours, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan ended his fast for peace this afternoon with a glass of coconut water. Mr Chouhan had started his fast yesterday for "peace" after protests had spread across the state following the police firing in Mandsaur in which six farmers were killed.

  • 'Buddhi Set The Place On Fire': 80-Year-Old Thrashed In Madhya Pradesh

    '<i>Buddhi</i> Set The Place On Fire': 80-Year-Old Thrashed In Madhya Pradesh

    An 80-year-old woman has alleged that she had been beaten up by the Madhya Pradesh police last week, who had come to her house chasing protesters from a farmers' rally in at Phanda kalan village near Sehore on Friday. Her husband Shiv Narayan, who is nearly 100 years old, was beaten up too and her son and four grandsons have been illegally arrested...

  • Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Calls Off 'Peace Fast' After 28 Hours

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Calls Off 'Peace Fast' After 28 Hours

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan ended his "peace fast" this afternoon after almost 28 hours and assured farmers that their demands will be considered and acted on. He also thanked his supporters who accompanied him at Bhopal's Dussehra Maidan.

  • Mandsaur Violence: Caught In Political Blame-Game, Farmers See No Long-Term Solution In Sight

    Mandsaur Violence: Caught In Political Blame-Game, Farmers See No Long-Term Solution In Sight

    It has been four days since firing in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur, where farmers had been protesting since the beginning of June, left six of them dead.

  • Eggs Thrown At Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh's Vehicle In Bhubaneswar, 5 Arrested

    Eggs Thrown At Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh's Vehicle In Bhubaneswar, 5 Arrested

    Youth Congress activists in Odisha today threw eggs at Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh's vehicle and waved black flags near the state guest house in protest against the death of five farmers in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur district.

  • Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Chouhan Meets Farmers, May End Fast Today

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Chouhan Meets Farmers, May End Fast Today

    Madhya PradeshChief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who started an indefinite fast yesterdayamid raging farmers' protests in the state, has hinted that he will end the fast today. "The families came, met me and told me that you don't need to fast. They asked me to visit their village. We will do all we can do for them. If peace remains, we will dec...

  • He Screamed Am Shot: Brother Recalls Horror Of Madhya Pradesh Firing

    He Screamed Am Shot: Brother Recalls Horror Of Madhya Pradesh Firing

    Madusudan Patidar admits he is a little hazy on the sequence. He and his brother Abhishek had joined the farmer protests on the national highway in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur on Tuesday. It was supposed to be peaceful, meant to nudge the government to open its eyes to the plight of the farmers. It was, he says. Till the farmers objected to some trad...

  • Why Didn't Prime Minister Condemn Killings Of Farmers In Madhya Pradesh, Asks Sachin Pilot

    Why Didn't Prime Minister Condemn Killings Of Farmers In Madhya Pradesh, Asks Sachin Pilot

    Congress leader Sachin Pilot today questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi's silence over the "brutal" killings of "unarmed and innocent" farmers in Madhya Pradesh during their agitation.

  • Amid Farmer Protests In Madhya Pradesh, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan To Fast

    Amid Farmer Protests In Madhya Pradesh, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan To Fast

    Amid raging farmer protests in Madhya Pradesh, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan declared today that he would sit on an indefinite fast from tomorrow "for peace".

  • After Rahul Gandhi's Arrest Showdown, AAP Team Heads For Mandsaur

    After Rahul Gandhi's Arrest Showdown, AAP Team Heads For Mandsaur

    The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has announced that it will send a delegation to Mandsaur in Madhya Pradesh today. AAP spokesperson Sanjay Singh Singh claimed that farmers are being forced to protest in Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh because of the "apathy" of the central and state governments.

  • Some Forces Instigating Farmers' Agitation In Madhya Pradesh: Rajnath Singh

    Some Forces Instigating Farmers' Agitation In Madhya Pradesh: Rajnath Singh

    In the backdrop of violent farmer protests in Madhya Pradesh and death of five peasants in police firing, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said some forces were instigating the agitation and the issue was under investigation.

  • 'Practise Yoga': Agriculture Minister's Response On Mandsaur Farmer Deaths

    'Practise Yoga': Agriculture Minister's Response On Mandsaur Farmer Deaths

    As Mandsaur -- the epicenter of yesterday's violent farmers' protests in Madhya Pradesh -- boils, Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh was spotted in Bihar's Motihari, attending a yoga camp led by Ramdev. The yoga event was part of a three-day camp organised by Ramdev.

  • PM Narendra Modi Interested In Waiving Loans Of Only The Rich: Rahul Gandhi

    PM Narendra Modi Interested In Waiving Loans Of Only The Rich: Rahul Gandhi

    After a super busy day, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi has been arrested in Madhya Pradesh's Neemuch area where he finally managed to reach after a lot of resistance en route from state police departments. He was on his way to Mandsaur, the epicentre of violent farmer protests that have escalated over the death of five in police firing, to me...

  • 5-Hour Showdown As Rahul Gandhi Is Briefly Arrested On Way To Mandsaur

    5-Hour Showdown As Rahul Gandhi Is Briefly Arrested On Way To Mandsaur

    Rahul Gandhi was arrested today before he could go to Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur, the epicenter of violent farmer protests that have escalated over the death of five in police firing on Tuesday. The Congress Vice President's attempts to defy police barricades turned into a wild steeplechase as he swapped his car for a bike, then hopped on to another...

  • Madhya Pradesh Farmers Were Shot by Police, Admits Government: 10 Points

    Madhya Pradesh Farmers Were Shot by Police, Admits Government: 10 Points

    The death of five farmers during a protest on Tuesday in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur was caused by police firing, state Home Minister Bhupendra Singh confirmed today, after strongly denying it earlier. Those responsible would be punished, he asserted. The government and the police had rubbished allegations that the police fired at a crowd during a pr...

  • To Meet Protesting Farmers, Rahul Gandhi To Be In Madhya Pradesh Today

    To Meet Protesting Farmers, Rahul Gandhi To Be In Madhya Pradesh Today

    Seeking to put the BJP government on the mat for the firing on protesters in Madhya Pradesh that killed five people, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will today reach Mandsaur about 325 km from capital of Bhopal to meet the families of the farmers who, the Congress says, were murdered in cold blood for demanding a loan waiver and better price f...

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