In the third part of this four-part series, Farooqui delves into the lives of his Ramlila mandali in Tihar as he talks about the numerous challenges encountered in the process
66 distressed farmers have committed suicides in the past 21 days in eight districts of the Marathwada region
Dear Secular Parties,
After Mumbai, the farmers from across the country hit the streets of the national capital on Tuesday to demand absolute implementation of the Swaminathan Commission recommendations, loan waivers to them as promised by the government and the Minimum Support Price for their agri-produce.
The farmers have said that the next course of action will be decided on the basis of the outcome of the farmers’ meeting with Fadnavis
Eleven Asia-Pacific countries have just signed the trade pact formerly known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership, according to a BBC News report. Although the US pulled out last year, the deal was salvaged by the remaining members, who signed it at a ceremony in the Chilean city of Santiago.
A day after Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu announced the Telugu Desam Party's decision to quit from the Union Cabinet, citing Centre's neglect to the state, its Ministers YS Chowdhury and Ashok Gajapathi Raju sought an appointment with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to submit their resignation.
A curfew in the Sri Lankan town of Kandy will be temporarily lifted on Thursday, authorities said, following days of violence against members of the minority Muslim community by Buddhists.
Expressing his anger over the incident, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah ordered an inquiry into the lapse in security.