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After Kejriwal, now Shiv Sena makes overtures to Parrikar’s son

A day after Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal opened the doors of the Aam Aadmi Party for former Chief Minister late Manohar Parrikar's son Utpal to join his party, Shiv Sena Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Raut urges non BJP parties to jointly support Utpal's candidature for the upcoming assembly polls.

Battle for UP: Akhilesh offer of mega sops for farmers; pledge to defeat BJP

Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav, on the upbeat in Uttar Pradesh as the state gets ready for elections announces he will ensure minimum support price for all crops for farmers after his party comes to power. He said that he will create a revolving fund to ensure payment of cane dues besides making adequate arrangements for ensuring free irrigation, loan, pension and insurance for farmers. Further, he will withdraw all cases lodged against farmers and the families of those who died during the year-long agitation will be given Rs 25 lakhs each.