you are here: HomeNewsFarmers
farmers
Jump to
730 Results Found
  • Will direct farmers' resentment against BJP in 2019 polls: Congress Dec 12, 2018 04:25 PM IST

    Will direct farmers' resentment against BJP in 2019 polls: Congress

    At the same time, Congress leaders are also aware that they have to first put their own house in order before facing the BJP in polls.

  • Prepared to meet full fertiliser demand in rabi season: Minister Dec 05, 2018 01:50 PM IST

    Prepared to meet full fertiliser demand in rabi season: Minister

    The Indian crop season is classified into two main periods -- kharif (July–October) and rabi (October-March).a, who assumed the additional charge of the ministry mid-last month following the demise of his ministerial colleague Ananth Kumar, was briefing reporters about the availability of fertiliser stock for the rabi season.

  • Govt procures pulses, oilseeds worth Rs 44,142 cr from farmers in last 4 years Dec 05, 2018 09:02 AM IST

    Govt procures pulses, oilseeds worth Rs 44,142 cr from farmers in last 4 years

    It had undertaken various interventions to boost the production of pulses and oilseeds during the last four and a half years to achieve self-sufficiency in the country, a release from the ministry said.

  • Australian university to help Indian farmers double income Dec 03, 2018 11:46 AM IST

    Australian university to help Indian farmers double income

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has pledged to double the income of farmers of India over the next five years, said Western Sydney University (WSU) Vice Chancellor Barney Glover.

  • Farooq Abdullah extends support to farmers rally, says Kashmir stands with them Nov 30, 2018 07:35 PM IST

    Farooq Abdullah extends support to farmers rally, says Kashmir stands with them

    The national conference leader joined several leaders from the opposition parties at Jantar Mantar in the national capital where thousands of farmers from across the country have gathered to press for their demands, including debt relief and remunerative prices for their produce.

  • UPA govt did not act on National Policy for Farmers report' Nov 30, 2018 07:20 PM IST

    UPA govt did not act on National Policy for Farmers report'

    Backing the farmers' protest in Delhi, he said that the Central and State governments must pay attention to pricing, procurement and public distribution to address farmers' woes.

  • Fulfill farmers' demands or they'd 'wreak havoc ' in 2019 polls: Arvind Kejriwal to PM Modi Nov 30, 2018 04:56 PM IST

    Fulfill farmers' demands or they'd 'wreak havoc ' in 2019 polls: Arvind Kejriwal to PM Modi

    The AAP supremo joined several leaders from the opposition parties at Jantar Mantar here where thousands of farmers from across the country have gathered to press for their demands, including debt relief and remunerative prices for their produce.

  • We stand united with farmers in ensuring their good future: Rahul Gandhi Nov 30, 2018 04:23 PM IST

    We stand united with farmers in ensuring their good future: Rahul Gandhi

    Addressing a gathering of protesting farmers at Jantar Mantar, he said no one will be able to silence the voice of farmers and youth.

  • Centre did not implement a single major initiative for farmers: Activists Nov 30, 2018 03:31 PM IST

    Centre did not implement a single major initiative for farmers: Activists

    Addressing a rally of nearly 3,500 farmers, gathered from across the country in the national capital, Narmada Bachao Andolan activist Medha Patkar alleged the government from the "very beginning has been adopting pro-corporate policies and not a single major initiative for farmers has been launched by it".

  • Commodities@Moneycontrol | Roundup of key happenings in the market Nov 29, 2018 06:04 PM IST

    Commodities@Moneycontrol | Roundup of key happenings in the market

    Here's a roundup of key updates in commodities market

  • Delhi: Kisan march throws traffic in a tizzy Nov 29, 2018 11:52 AM IST

    Delhi: Kisan march throws traffic in a tizzy

  • Farmers from across India converging in Delhi for Kisan March Nov 29, 2018 11:20 AM IST

    Farmers from across India converging in Delhi for Kisan March

    Farmers, from Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and other states, will march on four different routes in the national capital, starting at three major railway stations — Anand Vihar, Nizamuddin and Bijwasan — and at Sabzi Mandi, their leaders said.

  • Arun Jaitley mocks Rahul Gandhi's poll promise of waiving farmers' loan Nov 27, 2018 05:20 PM IST

    Arun Jaitley mocks Rahul Gandhi's poll promise of waiving farmers' loan

    Jaitley said they had made this promise both in Karnataka and Punjab, but reduced the waiving of loans to a "make-believe formality", when they found that they cannot do it in Punjab.

  • Farmers to hold mega march in Delhi on November 29, 30 Nov 25, 2018 12:10 PM IST

    Farmers to hold mega march in Delhi on November 29, 30

    A cultural programme 'Ek Sham Kisan Ke Naam' dedicated to farmers would be held at the Ramlila ground on the first day of the congregation, where prominent singers and poets would perform

  • Rs 48,000 cr transferred in farmers' accounts in 4 years: CM Fadnavis Nov 24, 2018 07:28 AM IST

    Rs 48,000 cr transferred in farmers' accounts in 4 years: CM Fadnavis

    He said close to Rs 21,000 crore were distributed to farmers under the loan waiver scheme, while another 27,000 crore were given under various direct benefit transfer schemes

  • Farmers' unrest will hurt BJP in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh: CPI(M) Nov 23, 2018 08:20 PM IST

    Farmers' unrest will hurt BJP in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh: CPI(M)

    The CPI(M)'s in-charge for Rajasthan, Mollah, also claimed that since the BJP came to power in these states, there has been "agricultural distress".

  • PM Narendra Modi cannot get rid of his 'childhood habit' of lying: Congress Nov 23, 2018 07:47 PM IST

    PM Narendra Modi cannot get rid of his 'childhood habit' of lying: Congress

    Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said at a press conference here that it hurts when a person holding the prime minister's post lies.

  • All India Kisan Sabha accuses Yogi govt of diverting attention from 'rural distress' Nov 23, 2018 03:35 PM IST

    All India Kisan Sabha accuses Yogi govt of diverting attention from 'rural distress'

    Dharampal Singh, the president of Kisan Sabha's Uttar Pradesh unit, said it was impossible for the state and the central government to fulfill their pre-poll commitments to farmers "simply because funds have dried up... they have been diverted to non farmer segments within the agriculture sector."

  • PM Narendra Modi making 'fun' of demonetisation-hit farmers: Rahul Gandhi Nov 21, 2018 03:28 PM IST

    PM Narendra Modi making 'fun' of demonetisation-hit farmers: Rahul Gandhi

    Taking to Twitter, he cited a media report that claimed the agriculture ministry has admitted that demonetisation has hit the farmers hard.

  • Govt initiating multiple reforms for doubling farmers income: P K Mishra Nov 02, 2018 02:25 PM IST

    Govt initiating multiple reforms for doubling farmers income: P K Mishra

    "The present government has for the first time ushered in a paradigm shift in the approach, from growth of production to increase in farmers' income," Mishra said while addressing the 78th Annual conference of the Indian Society of Agricultural Economics Thursday.

  • Uddhav Thackeray criticises Devendra Fadnavis for 'delay' in declaring drought Oct 24, 2018 02:02 PM IST

    Uddhav Thackeray criticises Devendra Fadnavis for 'delay' in declaring drought

    At a rally here on Tuesday, Thackeray wondered if Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis would declare drought only after consulting the "panchang" (astrological daily calendar).

  • Amarinder Singh meets PM Narendra Modi, presses for compensation to farmers for stubble burning Oct 18, 2018 04:32 PM IST

    Amarinder Singh meets PM Narendra Modi, presses for compensation to farmers for stubble burning

    The prime minister was sympathetic to the problem of farmers, said Singh, who is pressing for Rs 100 per quintal compensation to farmers to check stubble burning.

  • Grub infestation may be the fix to India's sugar problem its farmers do not want Oct 17, 2018 01:55 PM IST

    Grub infestation may be the fix to India's sugar problem its farmers do not want

    After a bumper crop, sugar stockpiles in the country, the world's second-largest producer of the sweetener, have more than doubled since last year. With another record crop expected in the current growing season, India is subsidising sugar exports, threatening to glut the market even as prices fell to the lowest in 10 years on September 27.

  • No deadline for submitting details for loan-waiver, don't panic: H D Kumaraswamy tells farmers Oct 05, 2018 02:55 PM IST

    No deadline for submitting details for loan-waiver, don't panic: H D Kumaraswamy tells farmers

    Kumaraswamy said misinformation was being spread in the state that there is a deadline to avail of the benefit, "causing panic among farmers".

  • Farmer's stir: Protestors culminate rally at Kisan Ghat in Delhi Oct 03, 2018 11:50 AM IST

    Farmer's stir: Protestors culminate rally at Kisan Ghat in Delhi

    The Delhi Police removed the barricades around 12.30 am to allow the farmers, who were stopped Tuesday at UP Gate on the Uttar Pradesh-Delhi border during the Kisan Kranti Yatra, to enter the city, a senior police official said.

Sections