Bhopal, Apr. 20 - The Congress on Sunday maintained that the ' Kisan Rally', which took place in the national capital earlier in the day, was the grand old party fighting for the rights of the farmers with respect to the controversial Land Acquisition Bill, adding that the event was not linked to the elections.
Bhopal: Over 1,400 acres of defence land has been encroached upon in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, allegedly by farmers and common people, according to officials of the Indian Defence Estate Services (IDES).
A survey of defence land is being conducted and is nearing completion, an official said.
Neemuch (Madhya Pradesh), Apr 2 : Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday said her son and party vice-president Rahul Gandhi would be back soon from his sabbatical.
"Rahul Gandhi will be back soon....," she said in Neemuch, Madhya Pradesh, while interacting with media on the sidelines of a meeting with farmers who have suffered crop-related losses because of unseasonal rains.