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News updates from Hindustan Times: Rakesh Tikait rallies farmers against govt and all the latest news | Latest News India

Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times. ‘Get ready with tractors’: Rakesh Tikait rallies farmers against govt, says ‘false cases’ won’t hold Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait on Monday rallied fellow farmers against the government, asking them to “get ready with tractors” as he ...

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‘Get ready with tractors’: Rakesh Tikait rallies farmers against govt, says ‘false cases’ won’t hold | Latest News India

Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait on Monday rallied fellow farmers against the government, asking them to “get ready with tractors” as he issued an ultimatum to the central government over the contentious farm laws. “This government is not going to agree. It needs treatment. Get ready with your tractors, we will have to intensify the movement to save ...

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Telangana farmers get Rythu Bandhu amount: How to check online payment | Latest News India

State agriculture minister S Niranjan Reddy said that Nalgonda had the most number of farmers eligible for the benefit (4,72,983), while Medchal-Malkajgiri had the least (39,762). By hindustantimes.com | Written by Susmita Pakrasi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi PUBLISHED ON JUN 16, 2021 08:32 AM IST The Telangana agriculture department has started disbursement of the investment support of ₹5,000 per acre ...

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Ajit Singh: Face of Jat politics in UP and champion of farmers’ rights | Latest News India

Ajit Singh, the son of a former prime minister, a former Union minister who served under four prime ministers, and a seven-term member of Parliament, died of Covid last month. But his political legacy was more happenstance than choice. Son of north India’s tallest farm leader Charan Singh, Singh was pushed into abruptly swapping a 15-year-long career as a computer ...

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Chhattisgarh farmer’s suicide note alleges injustice by revenue officer | Latest News India

A 64-year-old Chhattisgarh farmer died by suicide after consuming poison on Saturday in Raipur district. He left a suicide note accusing the local revenue officials of injustice, resulting in encroachment of his land. A magisterial probe has been ordered into the incident and the accused Patidar and Tehsildar have been suspended and sent on a punishment posting respectively. “The suicide ...

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We don’t engage in violence: Rakesh Tikait defends protesting farmers after Delhi Police’s complaint | Latest News India

Rakesh Tikait alleged that both the police and the government want to instigate farmers By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri, Hindustan Times, New Delhi PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 02:46 PM IST Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait on Saturday defended the protesting farmers and denied they acted violently towards policemen after reports emerged of two police officers ...

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Odisha CM Patnaik announces special relief package for Cyclone Yaas-hit farmers | Latest News India

Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday announced a special relief package for the farmers in Cyclone Yaas affected districts of the state, where the Cyclonic storm destroyed crops in many places, causing extensive damage to livestock, fisheries and handlooms. Reviewing the loss borne by farmers due to Cyclone Yaas, Patnaik said, “Agriculture Input subsidy will be provided to small ...

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Centre’s MSP hike ‘deceit’, not enough for farmers to even recover production cost: Congress | Latest News India

The Congress on Thursday termed the Centre’s decision to increase the minimum support price (MSP) for kharif crops “deceit” and claimed the hike isn’t enough for farmers to even recover the cost of production. The party also claimed the average hike in MSP is only 3.7 per cent while the inflation rate is 6.2 per cent and there has been ...

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Haryana home minister Anil Vij claims ‘secret agenda’ behind farmers protest, amid tussle over further talks | Latest News India

With the protesting farmers leaders sticking to their demand of a complete repeal of the three farm laws, Haryana’s home minister Anil Vij on Thursday expressed suspicions about a “secret agenda” behind the farmers’ opposition to the three legislations. The minister also alleged that while the farmers have opposed the laws, they were not able to support their objections with ...

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Haryana police release 2 farmers; meeting underway for third protester | Latest News India

The Haryana police on Monday released two farmers, arrested over a spat with Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) legislator Devendra S Babli earlier this month, after a standoff of more than 24 hours with agitating agriculturists. After the release, farmers who were staging a sit-in outside the Tohana police station in the Fatehabad district, withdrew. “We have decided to no longer ...

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