RAJU SHETTY

  • Swabhiman joins SenaBJP alliance, setback to AAP January 7, 2014

    The plans of the Shiv SenaBJPled opposition alliance to rope in smaller political groups to take on the ruling CongressNCP combine in the forthcoming polls got a boost on Tuesday with the Swabhimaani Shetkari Sanghatana, led by Lok Sabha member Raju Shetty, joining the fold. The development is also considered a...
  • No request from Kejriwal to meet Shetty: Yerawada jail November 13, 2012

    Pune: Yerawada jail authorities on Tuesday said they had not received any request from activist Arvind Kejriwal to meet farmers' leader Raju Shetty at the prison. "Daily we get many requests from relatives of jail inmates (to meet them) but we have not received any such application from Arvind Kejriwal...
  • Sangli violence: Kejriwal, Anna, Shiv Sena jump into the battle November 13, 2012

    Mumbai: A day after two farmers died and buses were torched following violence in the sugarcane belt of Maharashtra, a political slanging match is on. Anticorruption campaigner Anna Hazare on Tuesday hit out at Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, blaming him for provoking violence over the minimum support price for sugarcane...
  • Sangli violence: Sena flays Pawar for 'casteist' remark November 13, 2012

    Mumbai: Condemning the firing incident in which a farmer was killed in Sangli district, the Shiv Sena on Tuesday flayed NCP president Sharad Pawar over his remarks about a prominent farmers' leader in Maharashtra. Senior Sena leader Diwakar Raote said, "Farmers anywhere do not have caste." Pawar's remarks are...
  • Sangli violence: Sharad Pawar to blame, says Anna Hazare November 13, 2012

    Sangli in Maharashtra remains tense, a day after two sugarcane farmers were killed in clashes with the police. They were part of a group of farmers led by MP Raju Shetty, who were demanding the government's intervention to increase the minimum support price of sugarcane. Backing the farmers now are activists Anna...