Protesting farmers owing allegiance to different outfits blocked state and national highways at several places
05 Nov 2020 3:16 PM
The decision comes at a time amid stepped up agitation by farmers in Punjab over the three legislations
27 Sep 2020 2:44 AM
The principal Opposition party, Congress, alleged that the new agriculture laws will
25 Sep 2020 7:29 PM
The three bills will now be tabled in Rajya Sabha and become laws after the Upper House also passes them
18 Sep 2020 2:44 AM
A total of 10 crore signatures would be collected from people and submitted to the Prime Minister through the district collectors.
30 Jun 2018 1:04 AM
The farmer, 45-yr-old Lokesh Kumar was shot at in Shamli's Kutub Garh village. He was shifted to a hospital in serious condition, cops said.
07 May 2018 6:26 PM
Around 180 farmer organisations will participate in the protest to demand what was promised during Modi's 2014 Lok Sabha campaign.
18 Nov 2017 9:42 PM
The NHRC has asked the Chief Secretary and DGP of Madhya Pradesh to file a report in the matter within four weeks.
06 Oct 2017 1:27 PM
Around 21 farmers participated in the protest which reached its 14th day on Gandhi Jayanti.
03 Oct 2017 12:58 PM
Chhattisgarh revenue minister further said family disputes, excess liquor consumption, ailments were reasons behind farmer suicides.
02 Aug 2017 8:33 AM
The Maharashtra govt had earlier expanded the ambit of its loan waiver scheme to include even those farmers who had taken loans after 2008.
28 Jul 2017 10:40 AM
TN farmers have been demanding a drought relief package, farm loan waivers and setting up of Cauvery Management Board by the Centre.
16 Jul 2017 3:02 PM
Fadnavis said in his letter, higher import duty will give relief to farmers and also an extra excise duty of Rs 8,000 cr to state.
14 Jul 2017 10:57 AM
State environment minister said, memoranda will be submitted to bank officials demanding display of list of beneficiaries outside banks.
07 Jul 2017 11:10 AM
Attorney General K K Venugopal also said that for showing effective results, the government should be given adequate time.
06 Jul 2017 2:44 PM
Earlier, the loan waiver scheme covered only those farmers who had loans outstanding between April 1, 2012 and June 30, 2016.
06 Jul 2017 10:51 AM
Adityanath said the 'historic' launch of GST will benefit the poor, curb hoarding and will bring the menace of 'inspector raj' to an end.
03 Jul 2017 11:21 AM
According to Nomura estimates, every 1 per cent increase in MSP raises headline CPI inflation by around 15 basis points.
27 Jun 2017 12:51 PM
The Punjab CM also said the state govt has increased compensation for crop damage from Rs 8,000 per acre to Rs 12,000 per acre.
26 Jun 2017 8:48 AM
Farmer leaders, who met at the office of Communist Party of India (M) in Mumbai, demanded that the entire outstanding loan be waived.
25 Jun 2017 8:19 PM