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Protesting farmers likely to take decision on further action in meeting of SKM fixed for today

New Delhi | December 4, 2021 7:49:07 AM IST
Samyukt Kisan Morcha, an aegis of farmers' union, is likely to take action on the ongoing farmers' agitation on Saturday, days after the Parliament passed the Farm Laws Repeal Bill.... read..
 

Need state-wise compensation for farmers who died in protests: Rakesh Tikait

Kaushambi (Delhi-UP Border) | December 4, 2021 1:20:11 PM IST
Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait has called for state-wise compensation and employment for the kin of farmers who lost their lives while agitating against the farm laws.... read..
 

Future course of farmers' agitation will be decided in today's meeting, says Rakesh Tikait

Kaushambi (Uttar Pradesh) | December 4, 2021 2:19:21 PM IST
Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait said the future course of farmers' agitation will be decided in the Samyukt Kisan Morcha meeting today.... read..
 

SKM sends list of 702 farmers who allegedly died during protest

New Delhi |Saturday, 2021 8:15:08 PM IST
The Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) on Saturday sent a list of 702 farmers who are said to have "died" during protest against three contentious farm laws, to the government.... read..
 

Won't go back unless cases against farmers are withdrawn, says farmer leader Darshan Pal Singh

New Delhi | December 4, 2021 10:19:26 PM IST
Krantikari Kisan Union leader Darshan Pal Singh said on Saturday said that the farmers will continue protesting unless cases against farmers are withdrawn.... read..
 

Farmers to continue protests till they get formal response to pending demands from the centre: Samyukt Kisan Morcha

New Delhi | December 4, 2021 8:18:48 PM IST
The farmers' protests will continue till a formal response from the government of India on different issues of farmers is obtained, announced an official statement from Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) on Saturday.... read..
 

Farmers, farming both have prospered since 2014: Narendra Singh Tomar

New Delhi | December 3, 2021 5:49:22 PM IST
Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Friday informed the Rajya Sabha that both "farmers and farming have prospered since 2014", the year when the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) established a clear majority on its own in the Lok Sabha elections.... read..
 

Kangana Ranaut's car 'attacked' by mob in Punjab, actor alleges 'they are farmers'

New Delhi | December 3, 2021 6:19:58 PM IST
Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut, who frequently gets into controversy due to her opinions on certain subjects, was surrounded in Punjab on Friday by a mob alleged by her to be farmers.... read..
 

Rahul slams Centre for saying 'no record' of farmers' deaths, seeks compensation for kin of deceased farmers

New Delhi | December 3, 2021 5:49:15 PM IST
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday slammed the Centre for not having a record of farmers who died during the agitation against the farm laws and alleged that the Centre is left with "no decency" to pay farmers their dues while referring to giving comp... read..
 

Kangana's car waylaid by protesting farmers in Punjab

Chandigarh |Friday, 2021 11:45:08 PM IST
The car of actress Kangana Ranaut was stopped and surrounded by protesting farmers in Punjab's Kiratpur Sahib town on Friday, demanding an apology from her for comments against the women farmers.... read..
 

Over 18 lakh farmers benefited with MSP value of Rs 57,032.03 cr: Govt

New Delhi |Friday, 2021 2:15:08 AM IST
The government on Thursday claimed that 18.17 lakh farmers have benefitted with Minimum Support Price (MSP) value of Rs 57,032.03 crore from paddy procurement in Kharif Marketing Season (KMS) 2021-22.... read..
 

KCR visits farmers in fields, urges paddy farmers to change crops

Hyderabad |Friday, 2021 4:15:08 AM IST
Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Thursday suggested paddy farmers in the state go for alternative cash crops such as groundnut, cotton, black gram, moong daal, and Bengal gram which have demand in the market.... read..
 

About 18.17 lakh farmers receive MSP benefit worth over Rs 57,000 cr in ongoing Kharif season

New Delhi | December 2, 2021 6:49:52 PM IST
As the paddy procurement is progressing smoothly in Kharif Marketing Season (KMS) 2021-22 at minimum support price (MSP) from farmers, as was done in previous years, about 18.17 lakh farmers have been benefitted with MSP value of Rs. 57,032.03 crore, info... read..
 

Farmers blasts govt's attempt to 'divide' unions, say way forward decision on Dec 4

New Delhi |Thursday, 2021 2:15:08 AM IST
Stating that the BJP government should stop attempting to divide farmers even at this stage - two days after the three farm laws were repealed in the Parliament, the Samyukt Kisan Morcha on Wednesday on condemned the government's statement that it does no... read..
 

About 18.17 lakh farmers receive MSP benefit worth over Rs 57 cr in ongoing Kharif season

New Delhi | December 2, 2021 4:48:55 PM IST
As the paddy procurement is progressing smoothly in Kharif Marketing Season (KMS) 2021-22 at minimum support price (MSP) from farmers, as was done in previous years, about 18.17 Lac farmers have been benefitted with MSP value of Rs. 57,032.03 crore, infor... read..
 

TN agri dept for extensive supply of high-value trees to farmers

Chennai |Thursday, 2021 8:15:08 PM IST
The Tamil Nadu agriculture department under the aegis of sustainable agriculture promotion is supplying saplings of high-value trees across the state.... read..
 

Tikait denies farmers want to return home after laws repealed

New Delhi |Thursday, 2021 1:15:09 AM IST
Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait on Wednesday said that the farmers will continue their agitation and will not return home until all their demands are met.... read..
 

470L farmers benefited from wheat, rice procurement by FCI in 3 yrs

New Delhi |Thursday, 2021 7:15:08 AM IST
Since 2018, 469.66 lakh farmers have benefitted from procurement of 1,164.68 lakh metric tonne (LMT) of wheat and 1,553.03 LMT rice by the Food Corporation of India (FCI), the Union Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution said.... read..
 

Farmers in Afghanistan's Kunduz voice concern over drought, seek help

Kunduz |Thursday, 2021 11:15:08 PM IST
Farmers in Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province have expressed concern over drought, saying the current drought and water shortage to irrigate their farmlands would badly affect their harvests.... read..
 

Manickam Tagore moves adjournment motion in LS seeking compensation for farmers, people affected by TN rains

New Delhi | December 2, 2021 10:19:34 AM IST
Congress MP Manickam Tagore on Thursday moved an adjournment motion in Lok Sabha to "discuss damage followed by the heavy floods as well as excessive rainfall in Tamil Nadu and to direct the government to announce compensation of Rs 4,626 crore flood reli... read..
 

No record of farmers who died during agitation, question doesn't arise for compensation: Centre

New Delhi | December 1, 2021 2:19:28 PM IST
The Centre on Wednesday said it has no record of farmers who died during the agitation against the farm laws.... read..
 

GODAAM movie poster out, depicts the story of struggle and pain of farmer

Business | December 1, 2021 7:48:54 PM IST
New Delhi [India], December 1 (ANI/PNN): Right from our childhood, we were taught that farmers are the ones who are the real breadwinners of this country. They are the bread growers without whose contribution we can't survive even a single day. However, a... read..
 

Govt seeks 5 names from agitating farmers for committee on MSP

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 2:15:08 AM IST
A day after the three contentious farm laws were repealed in the parliament, Tuesday evening was abuzz with rumours that the government has reached out to the agitating farmers asking them to suggest five names to be included in committee to be formed to ... read..
 

No data on farmers who died, so no compensation: Govt

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 2:45:08 AM IST
The government on Tuesday said it has no data pertaining to either cases against or the number of farmers who died during the year-long agitation demanding repeal of the three contentious farm laws and hence there was no question of providing financial as... read..
 

Farmer leader received call from govt to discuss MSP issue: Samyukt Kisan Morcha

New Delhi | December 1, 2021 6:48:45 AM IST
Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) on Tuesday confirmed that a farmer leader from Punjab received a telephone call from the Central government, asking for five names from the SKM's side to constitute a committee for discussing the Minimum Support Price issue.... read..
 

Farmers should open borders as Centre repealed farm laws, ready to talk on MSP: Dushyant Chautala

Rohtak (Haryana) | December 1, 2021 7:49:03 PM IST
Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala on Wednesday said that the farmers protesting on the Delhi borders should return home and open the borders as the Centre has taken back the three farm laws and is ready to talk on the Minimum Support Price (... read..
 

Tension during 'Mahapadyatra' by Amaravati farmers

Amaravati |Wednesday, 2021 8:15:08 PM IST
Farmers and women from Amaravati participating in the ongoing 'Mahapadyatra' staged a sit-in on the road in Nellore district on Wednesday to protest the alleged restrictions imposed by the police. Alleging that the police are creating hurdles in their foo... read..
 

Yogi govt compensates farmers for crop loss

Lucknow |Wednesday, 2021 4:15:08 PM IST
The Uttar Pradesh government has released over Rs 471.77 crores in relief funds during the financial year 2021-22, to provide adequate compensation to the farmers so that they recover from the loss owing to recent floods.... read..
 

Tewari demands Rs 5 cr to kin of farmers who died during stir

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 9:45:08 PM IST
Congress MP Manish Tewari on Wednesday demanded Rs 5 crore compensation to the kin of farmers who lost their lives during the farm agitation.... read..
 

MSP panel: Govt seeks five names from farmers, SKM seeks more clarity (Lead)

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 4:45:10 AM IST
A day after the three contentious farm laws were repealed by the Parliament, the government on Tuesday reached out to the agitating farmers, asking them to suggest five names to be included in a committee to be formed to discuss farm related issues, inclu... read..
 

Centre not having record of deaths during farm laws agitation 'an insult of farmers': Kharge

New Delhi | December 1, 2021 3:50:00 PM IST
Slamming the Centre for not having a record of farmers who died during the agitation against the farm laws, Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge said it is an "insult" of farmers.... read..
 

Singhu border: Farmers' organizations to meet today over MSP committee, other issues

New Delhi | December 1, 2021 12:19:34 PM IST
A meeting of 32 farmers' organizations will be held on Wednesday to discuss the issue of the Minimum Support Price (MSP) committee and cases registered against farmers during the agitation.... read..
 

Centre to procure all kinds of paddy produced by Telangana farmers, says Union Minister Kishan Reddy

New Delhi | November 30, 2021 10:49:13 PM IST
Union Minister of Development of North Eastern Region of India G Kishan Reddy on Tuesday said that the Centre would procure all kinds of paddy, which are produced by Telangana's farmers.... read..
 

Telangana not to procure paddy from farmers in Rabi, blames Centre

Hyderabad |Tuesday, 2021 3:15:08 AM IST
With the Centre ruling out lifting of parboiled rice from Telangana, Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday announced that the state government will not set up paddy procurement centres in the coming Rabi season.... read..
 

Telangana sanctions Rs 22.5 cr for farmers killed in agitation over 3 laws

Hyderabad |Tuesday, 2021 3:15:08 AM IST
The Telangana Cabinet on Monday sanctioned Rs 22.5 crore for financial assistance to the families of farmers killed during the nation-wide agitation against the three controversial, now withdrawn farm laws of the Centre.... read..
 

Centre adopting anti-farmer policies, running away from social responsibility: Telangana CM

Hyderabad (Telangana) | November 30, 2021 4:19:28 PM IST
Slamming the Bharatiya Janata party-led Centre, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao on Tuesday said the central government is adopting anti-farmer policies and running away from its social responsibility.... read..
 

Grameen Foundation India launches initiative to strengthen farmer producer organizations

| November 30, 2021 2:50:05 PM IST
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) [India], November 30 (ANI/NewsVoir): Grameen Foundation India (GFI) on Monday launched a special initiative 'Catalyst Award' under its MANDI (Market Enabled Access through Digital Innovation) project to support and develop the far... read..
 

Youth Congress pays tribute to farmers

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 1:45:08 AM IST
Youth Congress, under the leadership of National President, Srinivas B.V., paid tributes to the farmers who lost their lives during the agitation and a meeting was organised in their honour.... read..
 

Manish Tewari moves adjournment motion in LS seeking compensation for deceased farmers

New Delhi | November 30, 2021 10:19:10 AM IST
Congress MP Manish Tewari on Tuesday moved an adjournment motion in the Lok Sabha "to direct the government to create a record of farmers who lost their lives during farm laws protest and give compensation to their families" terming it as a matter of "urg... read..
 

PM Modi is and will remain committed to farmers: Tomar

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 6:15:08 PM IST
Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, responding to attacks by the Opposition parties over the farmers' issues, on Tuesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi "is and will remain committed towards farmers and agriculture".... read..
 

Calendar dedicated to farmers' protest unveiled in Canada

Chandigarh |Monday, 2021 4:45:08 PM IST
Canada-based online magazine that covers alternate politics unveiled its annual calendar dedicated to the year-long farmers' protest in India, organisers said on Monday.... read..
 

Oppn gives notices in both Houses, demands MSP & compensation to farmers

New Delhi |Monday, 2021 4:15:38 PM IST
Opposition in both Houses of Parliament has upped its ante against the government as it prepares to repeal the farm laws on Monday. Several MPs from the Congress and other parties have moved notices in their respective Houses.... read..
 

Tewari gives notice for adjournment motion in LS over farmers issue

New Delhi |Monday, 2021 4:15:26 PM IST
Congress MP Manish Tewari has given a notice for the adjournment motion in the Lok Sabha demanding compensation for the farmers who lost their lives in a year long agitation.... read..
 

Rahul Gandhi calls for support of farmers in Parliament

New Delhi | November 29, 2021 3:27:24 PM IST
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday called for support of farmers ahead of Parliament's winter session.... read..
 

Karnataka seeks additional grants from Centre for input subsidy to compensate farmers: Bommai

Tumakuru (Karnataka) | November 29, 2021 7:18:50 PM IST
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Monday said the state government wrote to the Centre seeking additional grants for input subsidy to compensate farmers for the loss of crops due to incessant rains.... read..
 

YSRCP MLA meets Amaravati farmers, extends support

Amaravati |Monday, 2021 7:45:08 PM IST
In an interesting development, a legislator of Andhra Pradesh's ruling YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) on Monday called on Amaravati farmers participating in ongoing 'Maha padyatra' and extended his support.... read..
 

Centre continues to remain silent over MSP legal guarantee to farmers: Mayawati

New Delhi | November 29, 2021 7:49:28 PM IST
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Sunday said that the Centre continues to remain silent on the demand of providing legal guarantee for the minimum support prices (MSP) of crops to farmers.... read..
 

Centre trying to avoid addressing demands of farmers, Opposition putting pressure on govt to take issues: SKM

New Delhi | November 29, 2021 10:18:48 PM IST
The Government of India is trying to avoid addressing other demands being raised by the farmers' movement while the Opposition is also putting pressure on the Centre to take up these matters, said an official statement issued by Samyukta Kisan Morcha on M... read..
 

UP drive to include more farmers under PMFBY

Lucknow |Monday, 2021 4:15:20 PM IST
The Yogi Adityanath government is set to mobilise the farming community by launching a state-wide drive from December 1 to bring the maximum number of farmers under the Central crop insurance scheme -- Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY).... read..
 

Parliament winter session: Manickam Tagore gives adjournment notice in LS over compensation for kin of farmers died during agitation

New Delhi | November 29, 2021 3:28:08 PM IST
Congress MP Manickam Tagore on Monday gave an adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha and demanded a discussion directing the government to initiate repealing of three farm laws and to announce compensation for the families of farmers who had died during t... read..
 

Proud to be suspended for raising voice in support of farmers: TMC's Dola Sen

New Delhi | November 29, 2021 8:19:08 PM IST
All India Trinamool Congress (AITMC) MP Dola Sen and Shanta Chhetri expressed elated on being suspended from Rajya Sabha for remaining part of the ongoing winter session in the Parliament for raising voice in support of farmers and slammed Centre for the ... read..
 
 
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