Time not yet ripe for third front: CPI

April 20th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) The Communist Party of India (CPI) Friday said the time was not yet ripe for giving call for a third alternative comprising non-Congress and non-BJP parties, ... Read more...

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Loved or loathed, late Sheikh still relevant (Kashmir Newsletter)

December 5th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 5 (IANS) Even as the state government organised many functions to remember legendary leader Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah on his 106th birth anniversary Monday, the man who galvanised Kashmiris ... Read more...

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Mamata forms experts committee on land policy

May 30th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday constituted a two-member experts committee to formulate a new land policy in the state."We are forming a committee ... Read more...

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Land acquisition row: UP farmers launch hunger strike

August 31st, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Aligarh, Aug 31 (ANI): Fifteen farmers, including two women, went on an indefinite hunger strike in Aligarh on Monday, demanding better compensation for land acquired by the Mayawati government for the Noida-Agra ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh farmers’ continue protest against land acquisition

August 24th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Allahabad, Aug 24 (ANI): Farmers from several villages staged another round of protest against the acquisition of their lands by the Uttar Pradesh Government for constructing ane express highway and a thermal ... Read more...

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Allahabad farmers protest against acquisition of lands for power project

June 27th, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by ANI
Allahabad, June 27(ANI): Members of the farming community in Allahabad staged a mass protest on Sunday against the acquisition of their agricultural lands for a proposed power project.The farmers also alleged ... Read more...

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An exclusive bank for farmers in Uttarakhand

March 28th, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashish GoelDehradun, Mar 28 (ANI): Farmers in Uttarakhand are benefiting from a unique financial institution named Kisan Bank, mooted by the Central Government.Instituted a year ago, this bank has facilitated ... Read more...

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Jharkhand village turns barren land into lush field through cooperative farming

November 6th, 2008 - 9:34 pm ICT by ANI
By Girija Shankar Ojha Gumla (Jharkhand), Nov.6 (ANI): Farmers in Brinda village in Jharkhands Gumla district have converted 60 acres barren area into lush agricultural land through cooperative farming. "Previously, we used ... Read more...

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