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Indian farmers

Rahul Gandhi promises GST exemption for farmers

Gandhi, whose Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra is in Maharashtra, was speaking at a farmers’ rally in Chandwad taluka of Nashik district

15 Mar 2024 1:21 AM

Farmers reject talks, gear up for long battle to reach Delhi

Protesters hurl stones, cops fire in air, lob tear gas shells, dropped some from drones, to disperse crowds

14 Feb 2024 1:14 AM

Govt to Ensure Fair Prices to Farmers: Modi

The PM talked about the measures to strengthen cooperative societies and mentioned the reduction in tax rates

02 Jul 2023 12:43 AM

AA Edit | Timely govt relief for farmers

Financial assistance to be given to states to promote alternative fertilisers and reduce chemical fertiliser use is of particular value

30 Jun 2023 3:26 AM

Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | Farmers can’t be fooled: Govt looks short-sighted

The farmers who are now demanding a law which assures MSP are not taking advantage of Mr Modi’s goodwill gesture

25 Nov 2021 2:30 AM


Heads of protesting farmer unions to go on hunger strike from Monday

Kejriwal asked the BJP-ruled Centre to shun 'arrogance' and scrap the three farm laws as demanded by the agitating farmers

13 Dec 2020 9:29 PM

PM Modi says Cong giving ‘lollipops’ to farmers

Modi slammed the Congress for not implementing the recommendations of the Swaminathan Commission on minimum support price for crops.

30 Dec 2018 12:28 AM

Deepening farmers' crisis could hurt Modi's re-election bid in 2019

Thousands of farmers marched to New Delhi on Tuesday to demand better prices for their produce.

04 Oct 2018 1:10 PM

Seeds of diversity, resilience and freedom

Swadeshi seeds have been bred for drought tolerance, flood tolerance as well as salt tolerance.

06 Dec 2017 12:24 AM

From jai kisan to ‘die kisan’

Micro and macro-level problems make agriculture a fatal profession.

02 Jul 2017 6:33 AM


The return of the moneylenders

A current of dread runs through the country’s suicide-ravaged farmlands as their debts pass from husband to widow, from father to children.

30 Jun 2017 12:28 AM

Why must Bharat feed India at its cost?

The Agriculture Census shows only 58.1 million hectares of land was actually irrigated in India.

17 Jun 2017 1:57 AM

Farm loans: Interest subsidy on short-term loans raised

The Cabinet has approved the total expenditure of Rs 20,339 crore in 2017 as interest subsidy on short-term crop loans.

14 Jun 2017 2:08 PM