R. Doraikannu

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Tamil Nadu Agriculture Minister Succumbs to COVID-19

Tamil Nadu Agriculture Minister R.Doraikannu succumbed to COVID-19 at a private hospital in Chennai on October 31. The 72-year-old contracted with the virus since October 13 and was on ventilator after he turned critically ill, last week. He was a three-time legislator from the Papanasam assembly constituency, since 2006. TN CM K Palaniswami in his condolence message, recalled Doraikannu as an energetic leader who was dedicated to people's… read-more

Sun, 01 Nov 2020 - 01:14 PM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: R. Doraikannu, Agriculture Minister, Tamilnadu, AIADMK

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Supreme Court

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Chhattisgarh Plans To Drag Centre's Farm Bills In Supreme Court

Chhattisgarh Agriculture Minister Ravindra Choubey said that the state government will challenge the Centre's farm bills in the Supreme Court. Reportedly, the minister has discussed the matter with CM Bhupesh Baghel to introduce new legislation that will minimize the impact of the Centre's farm bills. Currently, the government examines any loophole in the bills that can be addressed, and plans to hold an assembly session to pass the new… read-more

Wed, 07 Oct 2020 - 10:58 AM / by Shivam Chandrashekhar Kulkarni

Tags: Chhattisgarh, Agriculture Minister, Chief Minister, farmer bills