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Punjab CM hails Centre’s invite to protesting farmers for talks

Chandigarh, Nov 24 | Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday welcomed the Centre's decision to take forward the talks with various Kisan Unions...

Farmers not allowed to cross Hry, threaten to block highways

Chandigarh, Nov 24 | After a large number of farmers from Punjab, who are heading for indefinite 'siege' of Delhi from November 26 over...

Farmers block passenger train service in Amritsar

New Delhi, Nov 24 | A day after the Railways resumed train services in Punjab, the farmers on Tuesday blocked the railway track at...

Amarinder: Lone union not allowing trains harms farmers’ interests

Chandigarh, Nov 23 | Expressing serious concern over the decision of one farmer union not to allow passenger trains to ply till the Centre...

UP farmers rewrite their destiny with dragon fruit farming (IANS Special)

Lucknow, Nov 20 | Four years ago, Ram Sakal Yadav, a young farmer in Uttar Pradesh's Kaushambhi district, had almost packed his bags....

Farm laws: Farmers say will reach Delhi on Nov 26 to...

Chandigarh, Nov 19 | Up in arms against the three agriculture-related Acts enacted by the Centre in September, representatives of farmers across the country...

Punjab CM disappointed over farmers’ no to lift rail blockade

Chandigarh, Nov 18 | Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday expressed disappointment over the adamant refusal of the farmer unions to completely lift...

AP credits Rs 510cr to farmers as part of zero interest...

Amaravati, Nov 17 | Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy credited Rs 510 crore into the unencumbered bank accounts of 14.5...

6 mn Maha farmers sign up to oppose new farm laws:...

Mumbai, Nov 17 | In a massive campaign, the Congress in Maharashtra has collected over 6 million signatures of farmers and peasantry who demanded...

K’taka Agri minister spends Diwali with farmers on b’day

Mandya (Karnataka), Nov 14 | Karnataka Agriculture Minister B.C. Patil celebrated his birthday as well as Diwali amid nature along with farmers...

Punjab: Protesting farmers to observe ‘black Diwali’

Chandigarh, Nov 14 | Amid the continued deadlock between the Centre and Punjab's farmer unions, the protesting farmers on Saturday announced to observe 'black...

Centre offers Punjab farmers to hold more talks on farm laws

New Delhi, Nov 14 | After a meeting of the representatives of farmers' bodies from Punjab with Union ministers on Friday on the new...

After Bihar win, Bhupendra Yadav tasked to pacify farmers

New Delhi, Nov 14 | The Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday appointed incharges of its different morchas, soon after appointing state incharges and co-incharges.Bhupendra...

Farmers talks with Centre constructive: Punjab CM

Chandigarh, Nov 13 | Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh welcomed the positive spirit in which the farmers' unions and the Centre held discussions...

Punjab CM appeals to farmers to lift blockade completely

Chandigarh, Nov 9 | Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday evening appealed to the farmers' unions to completely lift their rail blockade to...

Mayawati flays UP govt on farmers’ ‘harassment’ over pollution

Lucknow, Nov 7 | Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Saturday flayed the Uttar Pradesh government over what she called "harassment and state-sponsored...

Rahul accuses NDA govt of ‘crony capitalism and enslaving farmers’

Madhepura (Bihar), Nov 4 | Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday accused both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar...

Rlys lose Rs 1,200 cr due to farmers’ stir at 32...

New Delhi, Nov 4 | Amid the farmers protest at 32 locations in several parts of Punjab and Haryana, the Railways has lost revenue...

Govt buys over 197 tonnes of paddy from farmers till Oct...

New Delhi, Oct 31 | Government agencies have procured over 197 lakh tonnes of paddy so far across the country which is over 23...

Rythu Vedika a platform for higher returns to farmers: Telangana

Hyderabad, Oct 30 | In what is claimed to be the first of its kind initiative in India, the Telangana government is building farmers'...

Freight train services stopped due to farmers’ agitation in Punjab

New Delhi, Oct 26 | The indefinite 'Kisan Rail Roko' agitation in several parts of Punjab has hurt the movement of freight trains in...

Ruling Congress played fraud with farmers: Sukhbir Badal

Chandigarh, Oct 22 | Two days after the three Bills that aimed to negate the Central farm laws were passed by the legislative Assembly...

CM lays foundation of Assam Agar International Trade Centre at Dabidubi...

Dispur, October 21: In a bid to promote the business potential of the farmers as well as entrepreneurs associated with agarwood plantation and trade in...

Punjab farm Bills leave farmers at Modi’s mercy: SAD leader

Chandigarh, Oct 21 | A day after unanimously supporting the Congress government in the Punjab Assembly on three Bills to negate the central laws...

Are you with farmers or not, Punjab CM asks Kejriwal

Chandigarh, Oct 21 | Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday asked his Delhi counterpart and AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal if he was with...

CM Amarinder praises farmers for lifting blockade on goods trains

Chandigarh, Oct 21 | Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday welcomed the farmer unions' decision to allow movement of goods trains, saying it...

Protesting farmers in Punjab allow only goods trains to ply

Chandigarh, Oct 21 | Heeding to the appeal of Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, 30 protesting farmers' organisations in Punjab on Wednesday decided to allow...

With Microsoft Cloud, CropData helping Indian farmers earn better

New Delhi, Oct 21 | India has now embarked on a journey to bring AI sensors into the fields and agri-tech startup CropData is...

Sidhu slams Punjab govt over farmers’ issues

New Delhi, Oct 20 | All is not well within the Punjab Congress as former cricketer turned politician Navjot Singh Sidhu has sharpened his...

Farmers, poor families most affected by rains: Andhra CM to Shah

Amaravati, Oct 17 | Farmers and poor families were mostly affected by the recent torrential rains in Andhra Pradesh, said Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan...

Navin reviews budget of Agri Universities & allied departments

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 16: In a budget review meeting of Agricultural universities and allied departments held today Principal Secretary Agriculture Production & Farmer's Welfare department,...

BHU enters pact with FAARD to help farmers

Varanasi, Oct 16 | The Banaras Hindu University (BHU) has signed a document of agreement with an NGO called 'Foundation for Advancement of Agriculture...

Punjab farmers accept Centre’s invitation for talks

Chandigarh, Oct 13 | As many as 29 of the 31 agitating farmers' organisations in Punjab on Tuesday decided to attend a meeting called...

Director Agriculture inaugurates Paddy Procurement Mandi at Mandal

JAMMU, OCTOBER 12: To save the farmers from distress sale of their produce, Director Agriculture Jammu, Inder Jeet today inaugurated Paddy Procurement Centre/Mandi, here...

Andhra CM directs officials to enlighten farmers about new meters

Amaravati, Oct 12 | Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday directed the concerned officials to enlighten the farmers about the...

AAP creating confusion by blaming farmers for pollution in Delhi: Congress

New Delhi, Oct 12 | The Delhi Congress on Monday took a swipe at the Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi government for creating confusion among...

Tiger mauls 2 UP farmers to death in a week

Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 11 | For the second time in a week, a tiger in the Dudhwa Tiger reserve has killed a...

32,12,439 MT paddy purchased from over 2.83L farmers till Oct 9

New Delhi, Oct 10 | With the arrival of the Kharif Marketing Season (KMS), the gvernment continues to procure Kharif crops at MSP from...

Telangana farmers advised not to go for corn cultivation

Hyderabad, Oct 10 | Agriculture experts and officials in Telangana have advised farmers not to go for cultivation of corn during the current season...

Covid ravages aquaculture farmers in Andhra’s Godavari region

By Sharon ThambalaBhimavaram (Andhra Pradesh), Oct 9 | The ongoing coronavirus pandemic and the consequent lockdown to...

Punjab CM slams Sukhbir for bid to hijack farmers’ stir

Chandigarh, Oct 9 | Challenging Sukhbir Badal's moral right to question him or his government on the farm laws, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh...

Punjab heads for power crisis as farmers continue with train blockade

Chandigarh, Oct 9 | Punjab is heading for a major power crisis with the protesting farmer organisations not relenting or agreeing to end their...

Farmers’ protests continue, push Punjab towards power crisis

Chandigarh, Oct 9 | Punjab is heading for a major power crisis as farmers continue their protests by blocking rail and road networks in...

Punjab CM rejects farmers’ ultimatum on Assembly session

Chandigarh, Oct 7 | Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday rejected the one-week ultimatum of the kisan unions for holding a special Assembly...

Telangana to procure paddy directly from farmers in villages

Hyderabad, Oct 7 | Authorities in Telangana will procure paddy directly from farmers in their villages as was done during the Covid-19 induced lockdown.Chief...

Over 100 protesting farmers detained in Haryana

Chandigarh, Oct 7 | Over 100 protesting farmers were taken into custody and detained from Haryana's Sirsa town on Wednesday for...

Goldenrods provide new hope for UP farmers

Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 7 | The goldenrod flower, also known as 'Solidago' can now be grown in the climate of Prayagraj.Sai Bharath, a...

K’taka Congress to organise farmers conference in Mandya

Bengaluru, Oct 6 | As part of its farmer outreach programme, Karnataka Congress Pradesh Committee (KPCC) on Tuesday decided to organise farmers conference on...

Market has been opened up for farmers, MSP will continue: FM

Chennai, Oct 6 | Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said the minimum support price (MSP) will continue and will...

Amarinder Singh appeals to farmers to end train blockade

Chandigarh, Oct 5 | Reiterating his and his government's full support to the agitating farmers in their fight against the Centre's 'black' farm laws,...

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SWR flags off first export NMG rake to B’desh from B’luru

Bengaluru, Nov 25 | South Western Railway's (SWR) Divisional Railway Manager, Ashok Kumar Verma, on Tuesday flagged off the first export-bound New Modified Goods...