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Farmers 'reinforce' protest site to guard against rain, storm

New Delhi |Sunday, 2021 4:15:05 PM IST
As the protest continues on the borders of the national capital against the three contentious farm laws passed by the Central government, the farmers, taking a note of the extreme weather conditions, and to guard themselves against the rain and storm, hav... read..
 

T'gana farmers to get Rs 7,509 cr investment support from June 15

Hyderabad |Sunday, 2021 11:45:05 PM IST
Telangana government will provide Rs 7,509 crore as investment support to over 63 lakh farmers for cultivation during Kharif season under Rythu Bandhu scheme.... read..
 

Yogi to launch mega irrigation projects to benefit 40L farmers

Lucknow |Saturday, 2021 10:15:05 PM IST
The UP government has decided to irrigate 16.49 lakh hectares of additional land from the irrigation projects till next year so that agriculture does not suffer due to lack of water. About 40.56 lakh farmers are likely to be benefited by this.... read..
 

Will not gherao Raj Bhavan, urge President's intervention in farmers' movement: BKU leader Tikait

Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh) | June 12, 2021 3:44:30 PM IST
Bhartiya Kishan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait on Saturday clarified that the BKU will not gherao Raj Bhavan and will submit a memorandum to President Ram Nath Kovind through the governors in order to demand his intervention in the farmers' movement.... read..
 

Farmers to protest at Raj Bhavans on June 26 against farm laws

New Delhi |Saturday, 2021 1:45:05 PM IST
The protest by the farmers against the new farm laws introduced by the Central government has been nearing 200 days and in order to intensify their agitation, the farmers have announced a sit-in at Raj Bhavans across the country on June 26.... read..
 

We don't engage in violence; Police, govt want to instigate farmers: Rakesh Tikait

New Delhi | June 12, 2021 1:44:32 PM IST
On the issue of alleged assault on Delhi Police officers by protestors at Singhu border, Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait on Saturday defended protesting farmers, adding that the intention of the police and government is to instigate farme... read..
 

Delhi Police Special Branch officers attacked by protesting farmers at Singhu border

New Delhi | June 12, 2021 11:44:31 AM IST
Two Special Branch officers were allegedly assaulted by a group of protesting farmers at Singhu Border, informed Delhi Police on Saturday.... read..
 

Farmers call for gherao of Raj Bhawans across country on June 26

Sonepat (Haryana) | June 12, 2021 10:14:35 AM IST
Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) will stage demonstrations outside Raj Bhawans across the country on June 26 and observe the day as "Kheti Bachao, Loktantra Bachao Diwas".... read..
 

Meagre MSP hike for paddy insult to farmers: Punjab CM

Chandigarh |Friday, 2021 2:45:06 AM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday termed the ‘meagre MSP hike for paddy as not only grossly inadequate, but also an insult to the farmers who have been fighting for their rightful dues through their anti-farm law agitation for the past s... read..
 

Govt cheated farmers on Kharif MSP, says Congress

New Delhi |Friday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST
A day after the government announced higher kharif MSP on paddy, pulses, cotton and other produce, the Congress on Thursday said that farmers have been cheated again as the MSP doesn't give the price equivalent to the input cost.... read..
 

Odisha CM announces special relief package for CycloneYaas-hit farmers

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | June 11, 2021 4:14:31 AM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday announced a special relief package for the farmers in Cyclone Yaas affected districts of the state, where the Cyclonic storm destroyed crops in many places, causing extensive damage to livestock, fisheries ... read..
 

Maharashtra govt will amend agricultural laws to protect interests of farmers, says minister Balasaheb Thorat

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | June 10, 2021 1:44:37 AM IST
In view of the recently enacted farm laws, Maharashtra Minister and Congress party leader Balasaheb Thorat said that the Maharashtra government will amend agricultural laws to protest the interest of farmers in the state.... read..
 

Modi government committed to double farmers' income: Nadda

New Delhi | June 10, 2021 1:44:39 AM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party president JP Nadda on Wednesday lauded the union cabinet's decision to hike in MSP of kharif crops and said it shows that the Modi government is determined to double the farmer's income.... read..
 

Amul Micro ATM launched in Rajkot village for dairy farmers

|Thursday, 2021 6:15:07 AM IST
Anandpar, a small village in Gujarats Rajkot district, on Wednesday became the first village in the country to have an Aadhaar-based Amul Micro ATM payment centre for the dairy farmers.... read..
 

Mission Punganur project shows commitment of Andhra govt towards local farmers: Animal Husbandry dept director

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | June 9, 2021 10:44:31 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh's Animal Husbandry department's director Dr Amarendra Kumar on Wednesday applauded the efforts made by the state government for the Mission Punganur project which shows its commitment towards local farmers.... read..
 

SAD chief urges Centre to hold fresh talks with protesting farmers over agri laws

Chandigarh (Punjab) | June 9, 2021 9:14:24 PM IST
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal on Wednesday appealed to Union Agricultural Minister Narendra Singh Tomar to hold fresh talks with farmers who have been agitating against the Central farm laws.... read..
 

World's 1st Liquid Nano Urea to be introduced to J-K farmers, will enhance crop yield: LG

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | June 9, 2021 7:14:36 AM IST
Taking a giant leap in the agriculture sector and adopting environment-friendly farming practices across the Union Territory, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Tuesday flagged off the first consignment of IFFCO's Nano Urea (Liquid) from Kalol area of Guj... read..
 

Farmers are true to their stance despite several deaths: Rahul

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST
Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday took a potshot at the government saying the farmers have been protesting against the three farm laws despite several deaths at the protest site.... read..
 

Cabinet approves increase in MSP of Kharif crops for marketing season 2021-22 to support farmers

New Delhi | June 9, 2021 5:14:36 PM IST
In a bid to increase the farmers' income, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday approved an increase in the Minimum Support Prices (MSPs) for all mandated Kharif crops for marketing season 2021-22.... read..
 

Farmers true to their stance despite several deaths: Rahul Gandhi targets Centre

New Delhi | June 9, 2021 4:44:39 PM IST
Extending his support to the ongoing farmers' protest, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday slammed the Central government, stating that the farmers have been protesting against the three agricultural laws despite several deaths at the protest site.... read..
 

Farmers protesting in Haryana will return to Delhi to protest Centre's farm laws: Rakesh Tikait

Tohana (Haryana) | June 7, 2021 11:14:33 PM IST
Farmers, who have been agitating in Tohana over the arrest of two farmers, will now head back to the national capital to continue their protest against the Centre's farm laws, Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait said on Monday.... read..
 

Rakesh Tikait to meet Mamata Banerjee on June 9 to discuss strategy for farmers' protest

By Ambuj Pandey

Fatehabad (Haryana) | June 7, 2021 9:44:30 AM IST
Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait is scheduled to meet West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on June 9 in Kolkata, confirmed sources.... read..
 

Kisan unions call off gherao of Haryana police stations after release of 2 arrested farmers

Fatehabad (Haryana) | June 7, 2021 11:44:33 AM IST
Farmer unions have called off the statewide gherao of police stations in Haryana after the state government released the two arrested farmers on Monday morning.... read..
 

Strawberry farmers in Kashmir losing out due to lockdown

Srinagar |Sunday, 2021 2:45:05 PM IST
There has been a bumper strawberry crop in Kashmir this year; farmers are busy in their fields harvesting their produce and packing it in small boxes but the growers are incurring losses despite the bumper crop due to the lockdown following the coronaviru... read..
 

This Raj farmer created a new fennel variety through crop engineering

Jaipur |Thursday, 2021 9:45:06 PM IST
Regarded as the 'Saunf King' of Sirohi, Ishaq Ali, a farmer 'scientist' in Rajasthan, has earned many laurels for innovating in the field of fennel farming and has left one and all surprised by producing over 25 tonnes on 15 acres of land, thereby making ... read..
 

Not just to protest, people are also joining farmers' agitation to earn a living

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST
"I earn 500 rupees every day by cooking, washing dishes and other work in the farmers' agitation. Along with boys from my village, I am working on a daily wages basis," Shekhar Sharma, a resident of Shamli district of Uttar Pradesh, was employed at the ai... read..
 

AAP MLA writes to Punjab CM, seeks police protection for protesting farmers

New Delhi |Sunday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST
The Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) Punjab unit co-incharge Raghav Chadha on Saturday sought police protection from Chief Minister Amarinder Singh for the farmers who have been protesting against three Central farm laws on the borders of Delhi for over two months... read..
 

Bundelkhand farmers opt for non-conventional crops

Lucknow |Wednesday, 2021 8:45:05 PM IST
After the success story of strawberry cultivation in Bundelkhand region, more and more farmers in this region are opting for non-conventional crops, mainly fruits.... read..
 
 
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