Free Press Journal
  • Mandsaur violence: Seven IAS officers, Home Secretary transferred

    Bhopal: Amid the ongoing farmers’ protest in Mandsaur, Madhya Pradesh, the state government on Monday transferred seven IAS officers including Home Secretary Madhu Khare. Khare has now been shifted as the managing director of Madhya Pradesh Khadi and Gramodyog board. Kedar Sharma has taken charge as the new Home Secretary.

  • Bhopal: Congress appeals to farmers to end violence; promises loan waiver

    Bhopal: The Congress has appealed to the farmers of the state to put a stop to violence. Addressing a press conference here on Friday, PCC chief Arun Yadav and leader of opposition in Vidhan Sabha Ajay Singh said if the Congress formed its government in the state in 2018, it would waive the loans of farmers. The two leaders emphaised that the party was not backing anti-social elements and had no role

  • Farmers’ stir in Maharashtra: Fadnavis may go in for mid-term polls

    The farmers’ protest in Maharashtra against the BJP Government to fulfil their demand including loan waiver is clearly unsettling anytime soon. And to add more fuel to this burning issue, BJP’s former ally Shiv Sena and Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana is openly supporting the farmers’ strike. However, to tackle this situation, CM Devendra Fadnavis is contemplating mid-term elections in the state.

  • Sena slams Danve for seeking guarantee over farm loan waiver

    Mumbai: Slamming Maharashtra BJP chief Raosaheb Danve for seeking a guarantee from Opposition that loan waiver will stop suicide by farmers, ruling ally Shiv Sena today said it showed he has no sympathy for farmers. Danve, while talking to reporters after visiting Sai Baba temple at Shirdi in Ahmednagar on Monday, asked the Opposition to “give in writing” that a loan waiver would stop farmers’ suicides in Maharashtra.

  • Pune: Transgenders on strike, seek farm loan waiver

    Pune: Hitting out the government policies, Raju Shetty, president of Shetakari Swabhimani Sanghatana on Tuesday has said that the government’s involvement in agriculture is creating problems for the farmers.

  • Leaders extend support to TN farmers protesting at Jantar Mantar in Delhi

    New Delhi: Leaders from Tamil Nadu cutting across the political spectrum have offered their support to the state’s farmers who have been protesting at Jantar Mantar for the past 15 days demanding a drought relief package of Rs 40,000 crore from the Centre and farm loan waiver.