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Sikh leader underlines need to intensify farmers agitation

Lucknow, Sep 20 | Jasbir Singh Virk, president of Bhartiya Sikh Sangthan, has underlined the need to intensify the ongoing farmers' agitation and said...

Govt. working towards controlling micronutrient deficiency through fortification: Minister of State...

NEW DELHI, Sept. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading industry professionals mulled over zinc deficiency affecting crops & humans, and stressed on the need for...

Haryana CM meets PM, briefs about farmers protest, Karnal incident

New Delhi, Sep 16 | Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and briefed him about farmers protest...

Andhra High Court relief to Amaravati farmers

Amaravati, Sep 13 | The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Monday suspended a state government order to take over the plots allotted to farmers...

Farmers to remind Modi of ‘forgotten promise’ during Aligarh visit

Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 13 | Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Aligarh on Tuesday, the Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) members said...

Karnal farmers agitation ends with compromised formula

Karnal, Sep 11 | Bharatiya Kisan Union President Gurnam Singh Chaduni and Haryana Additional Chief Secretary (ACS) Devender Singh on Saturday announced to conclude...

Farmers unions to meet on Sep 11 to decide future course...

Karnal (Haryana), Sep 9 | With the ongoing farmers agitation at the mini-Secretariat in Haryana's Karnal entering its third day on Thursday,...

Heavy traffic jam in Karnal due to farmers protest

Karnal, Sep 7 | A heavy traffic jam has been witnessed in Karnal due to farmers march towards the secretariat, which began after their...

Farmers reach Karnal secretariat, stage sit-in protest

Karnal, Sep 7 | After reaching Karnal's mini-secretariat, farmers have staged a 'dharna' (sit-in) protest in front of the district administration building, here on...

UP to promote digital agriculture to improve farmers’ income

Lucknow, Sep 7 | The Uttar Pradesh government plans to promote digital agriculture in the state in order to increase farmers' income and improve...

PM urges Himachal farmers to go fully organic

New Delhi, Sep 6 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday urged the farmers of Himachal Pradesh to go fully organic and make the...

Yogi to withdraw cases of stubble burning against farmers

Lucknow, Aug 26 | Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced that the government would withdraw cases against farmers and revoke fines imposed...

Punjab’s sugarcane farmers withdraw stir as CM hikes price

Chandigarh, Aug 24 | Punjab's sugarcane farmers on Tuesday withdrew their agitation in response to Chief Minister Amarinder Singh's announcement of a Rs 35...

Railways cancels 68 trains in view of farmers agitation in Punjab

New Delhi, Aug 23 | The Railways on Monday said that it has cancelled 68 trains amid the farmers agitation in several parts of...

UP farmers will not vote for BJP: Akhilesh

Lucknow, Aug 12 | Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday said that no matter how hard the BJP tries to connect with farmers...

Oppn joins farmers’ protest, AAP skips

New Delhi, Aug 6 | The opposition led by Rahul Gandhi on Friday joined the farmers' protest at Jantar Mantar here. The AAP,...

Punjab CM to ask Gadkari to revise land relief of farmers

Chandigarh, July 26 | Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday assured a farmers' delegation that he would soon meet Union Minister Nitin Gadkari...

UP to be the next stop for farmers’ agitation: Tikait

Lucknow, July 26 | Rakesh Tikait, national spokesperson of the Bhartiya Kisan Union has said that Uttar Pradesh will be the next major destination...

Govt open to talks with farmers on 3 farm laws, says...

New Delhi, July 21 | The union government has reiterated that it is open to hold talks over the three contentious farm laws with...

K’taka farmers seek more price for giving up land

Bengaluru, July 13 | With farmers seeking higher price for their land to build Anubahva Mantapa at Basava Kalyan in Karnataka's Bidar district, the...

After 28 years, Raj farmers get back land stuck at Indo-Pak...

By Archana SharmaJaipur, July 7 | On the initiatives taken by the BSF, farmers in Rajasthan will be allowed to till their land which...

Amarinder challenges Kejriwal on free power to farmers

Chandigarh, July 5 | Taking his Delhi counterpart head-on for failing to provide free power to farmers in the national capital, Punjab Chief Minister...

Andhra farmers protest at Sharmila’s house in Hyderabad

Hyderabad, June 30 | Mild tension prevailed outside the residence of Y.S. Sharmila's residence here on Wednesday as some farmers from Andhra Pradesh tried...

Protesting farmers submit memoranda to Punjab, Haryana Guvs (Ld)

Chandigarh, June 26 | Tens of thousands of farmers, mainly comprising women and youngsters, on Saturday, marched towards...

Thousands of farmers march towards Chandigarh from Punjab, Haryana

Chandigarh, June 26 | Tens of thousands of farmers were marching towards Chandigarh from Punjab and Haryana to submit memorandums to the respective Governors.Farmers...

Raj Niwas security tightened, farmers not allowed to meet LG

New Delhi, June 26 | Delhi Police have blocked vehicular movement on Tara Chand Mathur Marg and near the...

Farmers observe save democracy day as protest completes 7 months

New Delhi, June 26 | As farmers sitting on Delhi borders have completed 7 months of their protest against the three...

It’s simple, we are with farmers: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi, June 26 | As the farmers are intensifying their protest over the three farm laws on the completion of seven months of...

Ensure eight-hour uninterrupted power supply to farmers: Punjab CM

Chandigarh, June 25 | Facing massive statewide agitation by farmers over power outages, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday issued directions to ensure...

Farmers urge President to ‘Save Agriculture & Democracy’ (Ld)

Mumbai, June 24 | The Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) has sought President Ram Nath Kovind's intervention to 'Save Agriculture and Save Democracy' on the...

Rakesh Tikait gives ‘3 T’ formula to intensify farmers stir

New Delhi, June 22 | Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait, who is one among those leading the protests on Delhi borders against three farm laws...

Farmers to observe ‘Hool Kranti Diwas’ on June 30

New Delhi, June 21 | The Sanyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) has decided to observe 'Hool Kranti Diwas' on June 30 on all the border...

FPOs federation needed to enhance farmers income: Grant Thornton Bharat

New Delhi, June 19 | Federation of 'Farmer Producer Organisation' (FPO) is required in each state to exploit economies of scales as well as...

Farmers playing with common man’s life in the name of ‘movement’?

New Delhi, June 18 | The ongoing farmers' agitation on the borders of the national capital against the three farm laws passed by the...

Release Rs 4K cr pending dues to farmers: TDP

Hyderabad, June 17 | Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief and former Andhra Pradesh chief minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday wrote to chief minister...

T’gana farmers to get Rs 7,509 cr investment support from June...

Hyderabad, June 13 | Telangana government will provide Rs 7,509 crore as investment support to over 63 lakh farmers for cultivation during Kharif season...

Yogi to launch mega irrigation projects to benefit 40L farmers

Lucknow, June 12 | The UP government has decided to irrigate 16.49 lakh hectares of additional land from the irrigation projects till next year...

Unseasonal hailstorms leave Jammu’s farmers distraught

By Bivek MathurUdhampur (J&K), June 12 (IANS/ 101Reporters) "Every time we go out for hoeing the maize saplings, the rain and...

Farmers to protest at Raj Bhavans on June 26 against farm...

New Delhi, June 12 | The protest by the farmers against the new farm laws introduced by the Central government has been nearing 200...

Govt cheated farmers on Kharif MSP, says Congress

New Delhi, June 10 | A day after the government announced higher kharif MSP on paddy, pulses, cotton and other produce, the Congress on...

Meagre MSP hike for paddy insult to farmers: Punjab CM

Chandigarh, June 10 | Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday termed the ‘meagre MSP hike for paddy as not only grossly inadequate, but...

Amul Micro ATM launched in Rajkot village for dairy farmers

Gandhinagar June 10 | Anandpar, a small village in Gujarats Rajkot district, on Wednesday became the first village in the country to have an...

Farmers are true to their stance despite several deaths: Rahul

New Delhi, June 9 | Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday took a potshot at the government saying the farmers have been protesting...

Farmers in paddy-dependent Chhattisgarh wake up and smell the lemongrass

Sameer Showkin LoneBijapur, June 1 (IANS/ 101Reporters) Bhawani Pal Shah was among the first graduates in his remote village in Chattisgarh. He...

K’taka Congress seeks bailout package for farmers reeling under Covid woes

Dharwad (Karnataka), June 1 | The opposition Congress on Monday urged the Karnataka government to bail out the farmers reeling under the impact of...

41.9% feel Centre should have accepted farmers’ demands

New Delhi, May 29 | Around 40 per cent people in the country believe that the Union government should have accepted the demands of...

Centre tried to defame farmers with motivated chargesheet, alleges Akali Dal

Chandigarh, May 27 | The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Thursday condemned the Central government for trying to defame the farmers' agitation as well...

Maharashtra peasants mark 6 months of farmers’ agitation

Mumbai, May 26 | Thousands of peasants in all districts across Maharashtra on Wednesday marked the completion of six months of the farmers'...

15 lakh Andhra farmers receive Rs 1820 crore under YSR Free...

Amaravati, May 25 | Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday credited Rs 1820.23 crore under 'YSR Free Crop Insurance' scheme to the...

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