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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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'Their hands will be broken, strangled,' warns BJP MLA those recovering farm loans

The MP further alleged that the Congress government in the state was engaged in 'divisive and destructive' politics.

05 Nov 2019 8:58 AM

Provide Rs 30,000 crore to affected farmers: Shiv Sena

As per initial data, crops on 54.22 lakh hectares across 325 talukas in the state have been damaged.

05 Nov 2019 7:10 AM

Maharashtra farmers ‘should not be pushed’: Shiv Sena to govt on impasse

As per an initial evaluation, crops on 54.22 lakh hectares across 325 talukas in the state have been damaged.

04 Nov 2019 1:03 PM

Alleviate farmers’ lot: CM Fadnavis to babus

Important crops such as jawar, paddy, cotton, maize, tur and soya bean have been damaged.

04 Nov 2019 1:54 AM

Incessant rain damage crops in Aurangabad

'I had grown maize in eight acres of land and more than half of the field is destroyed,' a farmer told.

03 Nov 2019 5:08 PM

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