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News18 Evening Digest: Tomar Tells RS Farmers Being Provoked; Nana Patole Named Maha Congress Chief and Other Top Stories

Agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar gestures as he addresses a press conference in New Delhi. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

Agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar gestures as he addresses a press conference in New Delhi. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

Here are the top stories of this evening: Tomar tells RS farmers being provoked; Nana Patole named Maha Congress chief; What is repo rate; Salman seeks HC nod to appear virtually in blackbuck poaching case; Virat Kohli most valuable celebrity for the 4th year; Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro review

'Farm Laws Fine, Protests are Wrong,': Tomar Tells Rajya Sabha Farmers Being Provoked, Especially in Punjab

Putting up a strong defence of the new farm laws, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Friday said the government's offer to amend them to assuage farmers' sentiments did not mean they had any flaws and that none from the protesting unions or their sympathisers have been able to point out any lacuna. Countering the opposition claim that farmers across the country are agitated over the three new laws, he said that those in just one state are being misinformed and instigated. Read More

Nana Patole Named Maharashtra Congress Chief Day After Resigning from Post of Assembly Speaker

Former Maharashtra Assembly Speaker Nana Patole on Friday was appointed president of the state Congress unit. The announcement came a day after he resigned from his post as Speaker. Patole, the MLA from Sakoli in Bhandara district, has replaced revenue minister Balasaheb Thorat as state Congress president. The Congress shares power with the Shiv Sena and Nationalist Congress Party in Maharashtra. Read More

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