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Priyanka Gandhi, farm body leaders pay tribute to those killed in Lakhimpur Kheri

Security was heightened in the district where Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Jayant Chaudhary were among those who attended the event

13 Oct 2021 6:51 AM

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: No action to be taken under pressure says UP CM Adityanath

Four of the eight people who died on Sunday were farmers, allegedly knocked down by vehicles carrying BJP workers

08 Oct 2021 4:45 PM

Karnal siege as talks fail, farmers dig in

The police also used water cannons to stop the farmers from marching towards the district’s mini-secretariat

08 Sep 2021 7:09 AM

BJP men scuffle with farmers at Ghazipur

The farmers’ leaders alleged that the episode was yet another conspiracy by the govt to quell their protests against the three farm laws

01 Jul 2021 1:32 AM

Cabinet approves hike in DAP fertiliser subsidy by Rs 700 per bag

The hike is part of the government's effort to ensure that farmers gets the key soil nutrient at old rates despite rise in global prices

17 Jun 2021 1:24 AM

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Farm Bills undermine food security systems; PM, BJP distorting our manifesto: Congress

The Congress suggested changes to farm laws that would see the Agricultural Market Produce Committees (AMPC) Act abolished

20 Sep 2020 1:50 PM

India's rice production could hit record high as farmers expand area

The government raised the price at which it will buy new-season rice from farmers by 2.9%

18 Jun 2020 2:57 PM

India to let farmers sell produce directly to traders, retailers

The act was aimed at protecting farmers from exploitation by institutional buyers such as large retailers and food processors

04 Jun 2020 8:50 AM

Farmers grow record wheat crop but no labour to move it

The country-wide lockdown has led to a labour shortage across rural India, crimping the harvest and preventing bagging and movement of it

17 May 2020 12:50 PM

FM Nirmala announces additional 40k crore under MGNREGS to boost employment

Top-100 universities will be permitted to automatically start online courses by May 30, 2020

17 May 2020 12:26 PM

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Sitharaman to announce fifth and final tranche of economic package at 11 am today

Finance Minister on Saturday said the government will introduce competition, transparency and private sector participation in coal sector

17 May 2020 9:45 AM

FM Nirmala Sitharaman's third tranche covers agriculture and allied activities

Financing facility of Rs 1,00,000 crore will be provided for funding agriculture infrastructure projects at farm-gate and aggregation points

15 May 2020 5:42 PM

Centre releases PM-KISAN funds to 43.20 lakh Andhra farmers till Nov

As per the agriculture ministry data, the central government has released funds to 43.20 lakh farmers.

12 Dec 2019 1:21 PM

Why Farmers in Karnataka have started making their dogs resemble tigers; read here

Gowda's daughter Amulya said that seeing the success of her father's trick, other villagers have also started doing so.

03 Dec 2019 12:23 PM

J&K: Unseasonal rain causes 35-40 pc crop loss in Samba district

The rains have been particularly harsh on the farmers sowing vegetables like cauliflower, spinach, coriander, radish, peas, and broccoli.

29 Nov 2019 2:58 PM

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Nafed apple procurement in Kashmir failed miserably, says farmers body

Only 0.01 per cent (1.36 lakh boxes) of 11 crore boxes has been purchased directly from growers so far.

16 Nov 2019 6:15 PM

Untimely rains hit India's summer crops, delay rural economy recovery

Heavy rains in October and November have brought more misery to India’s farmers.

16 Nov 2019 12:20 PM

Politicians turn to farmers amid govt impasse

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Friday visited Sangli and Satara districts in Western Maharashtra.

16 Nov 2019 3:48 AM

Behind Delhi’s deadly air, it is not only stubble but also what we don’t need

As of October 31, the crop burning contributed 44 per cent to Delhi’s PM2.5 level.

13 Nov 2019 4:41 PM

BJP govt tampering, supressing truth: Priyanka Gandhi's attack on farmers' suicide

In another tweet, she attacked the government over farmers allegedly not getting the right price for onions.

11 Nov 2019 9:51 AM

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