Sharad Joshi

Sharad Joshi, the only MP who opposed reservation for women in Parliament is no more

Sharad Joshi, the only MP who opposed reservation for women in Parliament is no more

Farmers' leader Sharad Joshi passed away on Saturday in Pune. Sharad Anantrao Joshi, the founder of Swatantra Bharat Paksh party and Shetkari Sanghatana, was born in Satara on September 3, 1935.   

Dec 12, 2015, 12:06 PM IST

'Patels' stir can be turned into farmers' agitation'

Noted farmers' leader, economist and former MP from Maharashtra Sharad Joshi, who had aggressively taken up the agriculturists' cause in the 80's, on Thursday said he saw a potential of converting the reservation agitation of the Patel community in Gujarat into a farmers' agitation.

Sep 03, 2015, 21:20 PM IST

Farmers firm on protest at Fadnavis' Nagpur home on November 30

"Unconvinced" by the assurance given by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on resolving issues facing farmers, Shetkari Sanghatana on Friday decided to go ahead with its plan to hold a sit-in outside his residence at Dharampeth here on Sunday.

Nov 28, 2014, 22:01 PM IST

Pro-GM crops group mobilising opinion in states

With a moratorium on cultivation of GM crops, pro-biotech crops group are now mobilising opinion in states for allowing farmers to cultivate genetically modified produce.

Jan 23, 2011, 12:32 PM IST

No women rights by destroying democracy: Sharad Joshi

Sharad Joshi, the lone Rajya
Sabha member who voted against the Women`s Reservation Bill,
on Wednesday said he would not like women rights to be given by
destroying democracy.

Mar 10, 2010, 19:07 PM IST