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Direct payments of over Rs 2,600 cr made to farmers: Punjab...

Chandigarh, April 20 | Punjab Food and Civil Supplies Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu said under the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme, direct payments of...

Jagan credits Rs 128 cr to 6 lakh farmers under loan...

Amaravati, April 20 | Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday credited Rs 128.4 crore into the bank accounts of 6.2...

Arshi Khan worries about protesting farmers amid Covid spike

Mumbai, April 17 | "Bigg Boss 14" housemate and actress Arshi Khan says with the rise in Covid-19 cases, she is concerned about the...

Postpone protest for time being: Haryana CM to farmers

Chandigarh, April 15 | Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday appealed to thousands of farmers, who have been protesting against the Centre's...

Andhra CM wishes luck to farmers on Ugadi, prays for rains

Amaravati, April 13 | Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday prayed for abundant rains and victory over the Covid-19 pandemic,...

Farmers to block KMP highway today for 24 hours

New Delhi, April 10 | The farmers organisations will block KMP (Kundali-Manesar-Palwal) highway in the National Capital Region (NCR) on Saturday for...

‘Modi govt’s decision to increase fertiliser prices will destroy farmers’

Bengaluru, April 9 | Hitting out at the Centre's decision to increase the prices of fertilisers by more than 60 per cent, senior Congress...

Cong to start call centre for farmers in MP

Bhopal, March 31 | The Madhya Pradesh's Congress unit has announced it will start a call centre for farmers across the state, beginning on...

Only 2 Gujarat districts allotted land to landless farmers from backward...

Gandhinagar March 31 | Data tabled in the Gujarat Assembly on Tuesday showed that only two out of the 33 districts in the state...

Farmers meet administration, request resolution of problems in basic amenities at...

Ghazipur, March 30 | As the protest against the three Central farm laws continue at the borders of the national capital, with each passing...

Telangana to procure paddy from farmers in villages

Hyderabad, March 29 | Like last year, the Telangana government will procure paddy from farmers by setting up procurement centres in villages, Chief Minister...

Farmers burn farm law copies as ‘Holika Dahan’ (Ld)

New Delhi, March 28 | The farmers, who have been agitating at Delhi borders for the past four months, burnt the copies of...

Farmers to burn farm law copies as ‘Holika Dahan’

Ghazipur, March 28 | The farmers, who have been agitating at Delhi borders for the past four months, would be burning copies of the...

BJP’s poll promise of turmeric board for TN brings Telangana Farmers...

Hyderabad, March 25 | With the Centre categorically ruling out establishment of a turmeric board in the state, turmeric farmers in Telangana are...

Punjab CM responsible for DBT scheme for farmers: Akali Dal

Chandigarh, March 25 | The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Thursday held Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh directly responsible for the imposition of the...

Vishal Dadlani: Respect what you eat, and the farmers who grow...

Mumbai, March 24 | Composer Vishal Dadlani on Wednesday took to social media to once again express solidarity with the ongoing farmers' protest.Dadlani shared...

Around 2K Gujarat farmers still oppose Bullet Train land acquisition

Gandhinagar, March 22 | Despite the state and the central government's claims about land acquisition for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project, the Bullet...

Farmers’ fight genuine, AAP will stand in support: Kejriwal in Punjab

New Delhi, March 21 | Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said the farmers' protest, which began from Punjab, has become a revolution...

Pretty tents to brighten farmers’ protest site

Ghazipur, March 21 | Farmers are busy competing with each other beautifying their respective tents placed at the protest sites on the...

Sugarcane farmers opt for strawberries for better returns

Amroha (Uttar Pradesh), March 21 | Taking a cue from Gurleen Chawla of Jhansi who found a mention in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Mann...

Vision 2024: RSS ready with 3-D plan to reach out to...

By N. B. HombalBengaluru, March 20 | The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is bracing up to commemorate 100 years of the outfit in 2025....

Pilot camp plans farmers rally in western Raj while Gehlot fights...

By Archana SharmaJaipur, March 18 | At a time when BJP and Congress leaders are engaged in a war of words over the alleged...

Apna Dal MLA announces support to farmers’ stir

Siddhartha Nagar (Uttar Pradesh), March 18 | An Apna Dal MLA has come out in support of the farmers agitating against three new agriculture...

IYC, Kisan Congress want Sakshi Maharaj sacked for calling farmers “terrorists”

New Delhi, March 16 | The Indian Youth Congress (IYC) and the Kisan Congress on Tuesday condemned the remarks...

Woman dentist camps at Tikri Border in support of farmers

New Delhi, March 15 | Farmers protesting at various Delhi borders are garnering support from all sections of society. A...

Lily Singh takes Indian farmers protests to Grammy red carpet

Los Angeles, March 15 | Indian-Canadian comedian Lily Singh took the ongoing farmers protests to the red carpet of the 63rd Grammy Awards...

MHA blames farmers for R-Day violence in Delhi

New Delhi, March 10 | The Home Affairs Ministry on Wednesday accused the Sanyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) of violating permission granted for taking out...

Guj to pay Rs 1600 cr to insurance cos, who paid...

Gandhinagar, March 10 | The Gujarat government informed the state assembly on Wednesday that it will pay over Rs 1600 crore as premium to...

Hackers hit Indians with ransomware supporting farmers

New Delhi, March 10 | In a unique way to support protesting farmers in India, cyber criminals have launched a new ransomware attack in...

Former UP bureaucrats come in farmers’ support

Lucknow, March 10 | The ongoing farmers' agitation against farm laws is now getting support from an unexpected quarter. Former IAS and IPS officers...

SGPC chief gives religious colour to farmers’ stir: BJP

Chandigarh, March 10 | Senior BJP Punjab leader and party's former National Secretary Harjit Singh Grewal on Wednesday condemned the role being played by...

Yogi govt to purchase wheat directly from farmers

Lucknow, March 10 | The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh will purchase wheat directly from farmers from April 1 to June 15 under...

India summons British envoy, slams UK Parliament over debate on farmers’...

New Delhi, March 9 | The government on Tuesday took a strong stand against the UK Parliament over its unwarranted discussion on India's farm...

Kerala farmers’ pour into protest site at Ghazipur border

Ghazipur, March 7 | Crowds swelled at the Ghazipur border on Sunday as scores of farmers from Kerala joined the Bharatiya Kisan Union...

Will stand with farmers till my last breath: Priyanka

Meerut, March 7 | Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday said that she will continue to fight for the farmers till her...

PM suggests farmers to promote coarse grain (Ld)

New Delhi, March 7 | Aim to double farmers' income by 2022, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday suggested them to promote coarse...

102 days of farmers’ protest: Questions, doubts, uncertainty continue

New Delhi, March 7 | It has been 102 days since the farmers launched their protest against the three new farms laws at Delhi...

2 farmers found dead in UP

Kanpur Dehat, March 7 | Two farmers were found dead in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur Dehat district.The victims have been identified as Ram Shankar, 50,...

Farmers’ ‘langar’ reaches KMP Expressway amid 5-hour blockade

New Delhi, March 6 | After Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur borders, as well as the Vigyan Bhavan where multiple rounds of talks were held...

Farmers’ protest at KMP e-way ends peacefully

New Delhi, March 6 | Vehicular movement resumed on the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway near the national capital after a five-hour peaceful blockade by farmers...

Farmers evolve rotation strategy to balance protests and farming

By Ashish SrivastavaNew Delhi, March 6 | The season for harvesting crops is arriving next month and the agitating farmers from Punjab and Haryana...

Vehicular movement resumes on KMP expressway after farmers end blockade

New Delhi, March 6 | Vehicular movement resumed on the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway, after a five-hour blockade by farmers on Saturday to mark the...

Elderly farmers lead the way in KMP Expressway protest

New Delhi, March 6 | Braving the scorching heat, elderly farmers formed the majority of protesters at Haryana's Palwal toll plaza on the...

Woman loses cool with farmers at Dasna toll plaza

New Delhi/Ghaziabad, March 6 | A woman who was going to a visit her relatives following a death in the family blasted protesting farmers...

KMP expressway blockade: Commuters won’t be troubled, promise farmers

New Delhi, March 5 | To mark 100 days of farmers' agitation against the Centre's farm laws on Saturday, farmers will block the...

Free power to farmers to continue: Punjab CM

Chandigarh, March 5 | Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday announced that a number of free benefits to the citizens of the state...

Amaravati farmers should meet CM, justice will be done: Dy CM

Amaravati, March 3 | Andhra Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dharmana Krishna Das on Wednesday advised the protesting Amaravati farmers to meet Chief Minister Y....

On Women’s Day, CM Yogi to focus on women farmers

Lucknow, March 3 | The Yogi Adityanath government will celebrate International Women's Day with a special focus on women farmers. The department of agriculture...

Farmers movement poses problems for NHAI, delays highway projects

New Delhi, March 2 | With the farmers' protest continuing at the Ghazipur Border on National Highway 24, it is turning into a nuisance...

Akali Dal demands two-day debate on farmers’ issues

Chandigarh, March 2 | The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Tuesday requested the Vidhan Sabha Speaker to allocate two days for an exclusive discussion...

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Apple pips Samsung to take 2nd spot in India tablet market

New Delhi, April 22 | Riding on the surge in remote work, learning and fun activities at home during the pandemic, Apple dethroned Samsung...