you are here: HomeNewsFarmers
farmers
Jump to
730 Results Found
  • Farmers will not face any hardship in selling wheat, says UP govt Apr 13, 2020 02:54 PM IST

    Farmers will not face any hardship in selling wheat, says UP govt

    The state government looks to buy 55 lakh metric tonnes of wheat at a rate of Rs 1,925 per quintal (100 kg) at 5,500 purchase centres, a release issued by the state government stated.

  • COVID-19 | How to maximise food security in post-COVID India Apr 13, 2020 10:34 AM IST

    COVID-19 | How to maximise food security in post-COVID India

    India must revamp its food grain storage techniques, modernise its mandis and expand the capacity of cold chains without any further delay

  • Farmers should be given relief from coronavirus lockdown to harvest crop: UP CM Apr 12, 2020 07:44 PM IST

    Farmers should be given relief from coronavirus lockdown to harvest crop: UP CM

    He directed officials to start online classes for students of higher education, technical education, nursing and paramedical studies so that their academic schedule is not wholly disrupted.

  • Rahul Gandhi says farmers be allowed to harvest crops while maintaining safety Apr 08, 2020 02:46 PM IST

    Rahul Gandhi says farmers be allowed to harvest crops while maintaining safety

    "The Rabi crop stands ready in the fields but harvesting of the crop due to Covid19 lockdown is difficult. The livelihoods of hundreds of farmers are at risk," he said in a tweet in Hindi.

  • COVID-19 | Sitharaman must press the reset button and present Budget 2020 2.0 Apr 06, 2020 05:19 PM IST

    COVID-19 | Sitharaman must press the reset button and present Budget 2020 2.0

    Almost every component in the annual accounting exercise, and every element of assumption and projection now requires a second look

  • Coronavirus lockdown | New e-NAM features allow farmers to trade from warehouse, collection centres Apr 02, 2020 07:55 PM IST

    Coronavirus lockdown | New e-NAM features allow farmers to trade from warehouse, collection centres

    Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh launched two new features of National Agriculture Market (e-NAM) Platform to strengthen agriculture marketing by farmers which will reduce their need to physically come to wholesale mandis for selling

  • Maharashtra government announces sops for farmers in maiden budget Mar 06, 2020 12:45 PM IST

    Maharashtra government announces sops for farmers in maiden budget

    Ajit Pawar, who also holds the finance portfolio, said an amount of Rs 2 lakh will be deposited in bank accounts of farmers whose dues were more than Rs 2 lakh till September 30, 2019.

  • Maharashtra BJP protests against govt in state over farm loan waiver Feb 25, 2020 02:15 PM IST

    Maharashtra BJP protests against govt in state over farm loan waiver

    Speaking to reporters outside the Legislature building here, Leader of Opposition in the state Assembly Devendra Fadnavis said the protests will continue till the cultivators get justice.

  • Farm loan waiver: BJP stages protest in Vidhan Bhavan Feb 24, 2020 11:18 AM IST

    Farm loan waiver: BJP stages protest in Vidhan Bhavan

    They demanded that the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi government write off farmers' debts completely and also provide them a financial assistance of Rs 25,000 per hectare for crop damage.

  • Tobacco farmers' body urges govt for 'pragmatic' approach on cigarette taxation Feb 20, 2020 03:15 PM IST

    Tobacco farmers' body urges govt for 'pragmatic' approach on cigarette taxation

    The Federation of All India Farmer Associations (FAIFA) said it had also appealed to Finance Minister Nirmala Sithraman to have a "pragmatic approach" on cigarette taxation at a meeting on Wednesday evening.

  • Over 5cr farmers yet to get 3rd instalment of PM-Kisan scheme: Govt data Feb 05, 2020 11:45 AM IST

    Over 5cr farmers yet to get 3rd instalment of PM-Kisan scheme: Govt data

    The total amount of the scheme, which came into effect on December 1, 2018, is to be paid in three equal instalments of Rs 2,000 every four months.

  • Budget 2020 | Can business and consumer confidence be restored? Feb 04, 2020 10:25 AM IST

    Budget 2020 | Can business and consumer confidence be restored?

    A budget alone cannot restore growth or consumer confidence. The gaps have to be identified, budget announcements have to be implemented and supported by right polices, funds, schemes and programmes.

  • PM Modi says new record created as Rs 12000cr transferred directly in a/cs of 6cr farmers Jan 28, 2020 11:55 AM IST

    PM Modi says new record created as Rs 12000cr transferred directly in a/cs of 6cr farmers

    Addressing the third Global Potato Conclave here in Gujarat via video conferencing, the prime minister also said that India became one of the top three nations in production of certain food grains and food products due to hard work of farmers and the government policies.

  • Budget 2020: FM Sitharaman says 6.11 crore farmers covered under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana so far Jan 27, 2020 03:09 PM IST

    Budget 2020: FM Sitharaman says 6.11 crore farmers covered under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana so far

    The Fasal Bima Yojana is a major initiative aimed at farmers' crop security against natural calamities at the time of sowing.

  • Maharashtra govt trying to make farmers stress-free & debt-free: Governor Jan 26, 2020 03:33 PM IST

    Maharashtra govt trying to make farmers stress-free & debt-free: Governor

    Giving his Republic Day speech in Marathi at Shivaji Park in Mumbai, he said that Maharashtra is an industrially advanced state and the government will give priority to solving the problems faced by the industry.

  • UP cabinet nod to scheme to give financial help to kin of farmers who die working in fields Jan 22, 2020 10:49 AM IST

    UP cabinet nod to scheme to give financial help to kin of farmers who die working in fields

    Under the 'Mukhyamantri Krishak Durghatna Kalyan Yojana', if a farmer or any member of his family dies while working in a field, then they will be given Rs 5 lakh, cabinet ministers Shrikant Sharma and Siddhartha Nath Singh told reporters here.

  • Budget 2020 | Economic revival has agriculture as a good starting point Jan 21, 2020 01:28 PM IST

    Budget 2020 | Economic revival has agriculture as a good starting point

    Since the general elections, the agriculture sector has taken a back seat as the economy has itself touched new lows

  • Why BJP didn't grant full farm loan waiver when in power? asks Shiv Sena Dec 23, 2019 10:42 AM IST

    Why BJP didn't grant full farm loan waiver when in power? asks Shiv Sena

    In a veiled attack on the BJP-led central government, the Shiv Sena, in its party mouthpiece 'Saamana', noted that the Thackeray government took the decision of farm loan waiver at a time when the country is "burning" over the issue of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.

  • MP's Congress govt has 'back-stabbed' youths, farmers: Shivraj Singh Chouhan Dec 20, 2019 08:18 AM IST

    MP's Congress govt has 'back-stabbed' youths, farmers: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

    He said the Kamal Nath government, which completed one year in office two days ago, is "suppressing" the voice of people and criticised police "cane-charge" on protesting Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) workers.

  • Amazon India begins pilot project to buy directly from farmers: Report Dec 18, 2019 01:15 PM IST

    Amazon India begins pilot project to buy directly from farmers: Report

    Amazon is starting a cold chain hub in Pune to develop a sustainable farm-to-fork model

  • BJP reminds CM Uddhav Thackeray of own his demand of Rs 25000/hectare aid to farmers Dec 17, 2019 11:52 AM IST

    BJP reminds CM Uddhav Thackeray of own his demand of Rs 25000/hectare aid to farmers

    Referring to a report published on this in a last month's edition of the Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana', the BJP legislators marched to the Vidhan Bhawan premises here with flex boards carrying a copy of that news.

  • Rajasthan govt will launch farmer welfare fund of Rs 1,000cr on December 17 Dec 12, 2019 08:50 AM IST

    Rajasthan govt will launch farmer welfare fund of Rs 1,000cr on December 17

    The government will also start its much ambitious 'Janta Clinic scheme' On December 18 in Jaipur.

  • 5 farmers booked for burning stubble in UP's Shamli Dec 04, 2019 09:45 AM IST

    5 farmers booked for burning stubble in UP's Shamli

    District Magistrate Akhilesh Singh said Ilyas, Vinod, Satbir, Suresh Pal and Rajkumar were booked under section 278 of the IPC for burning stubble and fined Rs 2,500 each.

  • CM should give Rs 25,000 per hectare to farmers: Devendra Fadnavis Dec 02, 2019 08:44 AM IST

    CM should give Rs 25,000 per hectare to farmers: Devendra Fadnavis

    Fadnavis made the demand in the Legislative Assembly while congratulating senior Congress leader Nana Patole on being elected unopposed as the Speaker of the Lower House.

  • Ajit Pawar meets Devendra Fadnavis; CMO says they discussed farmers' issues Nov 25, 2019 08:25 AM IST

    Ajit Pawar meets Devendra Fadnavis; CMO says they discussed farmers' issues

    Earlier in the day, the supreme court issued notices to the Centre, Maharashtra government, Fadnavis and Ajit Pawar on a plea filed by the Congress-Shiv Sena-NCP combine seeking quashing of the governor's November 23 order inviting the BJP leader to form government.

Sections