Maharashtra BJP protests against govt in state over farm loan waiver
Tuesday, February 25, 2020, 10:17 PM
Accusing the Maharashtra government of not keeping the loan waiver promise made to farmers, BJP staged protests in parts of the state on Tuesday. Speaking to reporters outside the Legislature-building, Leader of Opposition in the state Assembly Devendra Fadnavis said the protests will continue till the cultivators get justice. Protests were being staged by the BJP outside tehsil offices in the state, he said.
India and US to start negotiations for "big trade deal": PM Modi
Tuesday, February 25, 2020, 10:11 PM
Describing Indo-US relations as "one of the most important partnerships" of the 21st century, PM Modi said increasing the bilateral defence and security cooperation is a very-key aspect of this relationship. In his brief remarks at the start of official talks, Modi welcomed the US-president and said that he had made "invaluable contribution" to taking the ties between the two countries to this level.