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Parliament’s Monsoon Session Starts Today: 10-Point Guide

“Hope the Monsoon Session will see constructive discussions,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi said at an all-party meeting on Sunday. NEW DELHI:  Stormy debates on cow vigilantism, farmers’ protests, the Kashmir unrest, corruption charges against opposition leaders and India’s stand-off with China ...

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‘Dalits, Adivasis, landless workers now farmers too’

JAIPUR: This reporter found some text in Marathi and was looking for a translator at the meeting of farmers when one helpful soul told her a bearded gentleman would help. To one’s amazement, the bearded gentleman turned out to be Member of ...

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Tamil Nadu farmers back in Delhi, detained by police

A group of farmers from Tamil Nadu, led by P. Ayyakannu, have been detained by the police for protesting without permission near Lok Kalyan metro station (formerly called Race Course metro station). The farmers came back to Delhi on Sunday ...

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Mumbai-Nagpur highway: Maharashtra to pay farmers in Shahapur ₹2.43cr per acre

Mumbai city news: This week, the Thane district collectorate finalised land rates for farm land in Shahapur taluka, which is the highest compensation paid to farmers in Maharashtra for a public project,so far. In a move to stem farmers’ protests against ...

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How Tribals Are Making Eco-Friendly & Cheap Furniture Using Weed That Otherwise Destroys Forests

In this project, the tribal community is involved in the mechanical control of lantana by manually cutting, and at the same time, they are trained in making low- cost furniture, handicraft, toys and other utility articles using lantana wood. It ...

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