New Delhi |Monday, 2022 2:45:09 AM ISTMinister of State for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying Sanjeev Kumar Balyan on Sunday inaugurated Harit Pradesh Milk Producer Company (HPMPC). The dairy firm has been formed and owned by 17,000 farmers of western Uttar Pradesh of seven districts -... read..
Chandigarh (Punjab) | May 22, 2022 7:54:46 PM ISTTelangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao on Sunday hit out at the Centre on the issue of farmers alleging that it asked the state government to impose electricity bills on farmers who are being given free electricity in the state.... read..
Chandigarh (Punjab) | May 22, 2022 3:25:26 PM ISTIn order to conserve the scarce natural resources like underground water and the environment, the Punjab government has earmarked a total sum of Rs 450 crore to provide incentives to farmers who sow Paddy in their field through the Direct Seeding of Rice ... read..
Hyderabad (Telangana) | May 22, 2022 5:56:09 AM ISTCriticising the Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao's India tour, BJP MLA Etela Rajender on Saturday said he is visiting other places leaving farmers and people's issues here in the state.... read..
New Delhi | May 22, 2022 1:57:53 AM ISTUnion Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said that the government has protected farmers from the rise in prices of fertilizers globally and an additional amount of Rs 1.10 lakh crore is being provided besides Rs 1.05 lakh crore already sancti... read..
Chandigarh |Sunday, 2022 1:15:09 AM ISTThousands of dairy farmers from across Punjab on Saturday assembled at the state-run Verka milk processing plant in Mohali near here and announced to go on strike in support of their demands comprising increase in milk procurement price.... read..
Jagtial (Telangana) | May 21, 2022 10:26:01 PM ISTTelangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) MLC K Kavitha on Saturday accused the Congress party of doing "nothing" for farmers and merely standing up for them "superficially".... read..
Hyderabad (Telangana) | May 21, 2022 11:56:08 AM ISTThe Telangana Congress on Friday criticised Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao for turning a blind eye to about 8,400 farmers' suicides in Telangana and instead of planning a Punjab visit to give compensation to the farmers who lost lives during the nati... read..
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | May 20, 2022 2:54:55 PM ISTAfter August 5, 2019, when the Centre announced its decision to abrogate J&K's special status and divided it into two Union Territories, the government has taken many steps to double the income of farmers across the Himalayan region.... read..
Hyderabad (Telangana) | May 19, 2022 7:24:11 AM ISTTelangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) MLC Palle Rajeshwar Reddy slammed state Congress president Revanth Reddy over his farmers' suicide statement and called him a liar.... read..
Chandigarh (Punjab) | May 19, 2022 1:55:23 AM ISTConceding the demand of state farmers, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Wednesday announced fresh schedule for staggered sowing of paddy to June 14 and June 17, restricting the number of total zones as decided earlier from four to just two.... read..
Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2022 1:15:10 AM ISTAs the year-long protest against the Centre's farm laws at the Delhi borders ended in November last year with the revoking of the three Central farm laws, hundreds of Punjab farmers on Tuesday gathered on the outskirts of the state capital demanding compe... read..
New Delhi | May 18, 2022 11:23:56 PM ISTPunjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann will meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday in New Delhi, according to the Chief Minister's Office.... read..
Mohali (Punjab) | May 18, 2022 12:24:18 PM ISTAs the farmers' agitation near the Chandigarh-Mohali border continued on Wednesday over various demands including a bonus on wheat, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann called the protest unwarranted and undesirable.... read..
Chandigarh | May 18, 2022 4:24:14 AM ISTFarmers from Punjab sat on a protest near the Chandigarh-Mohali border today after being stopped from heading to the state's capital to raise various demands, including a bonus on wheat, with the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government.... read..
Chandigarh (Punjab) | May 17, 2022 11:54:38 PM ISTAsserting that farmer's agitation was unwarranted and undesirable, the Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Tuesday asked the farm unions to stop 'mere sloganeering' and join hands with state government for checking the depleting water table in Punjab.... read..
Hyderabad (Telangana) | May 15, 2022 4:23:50 AM ISTVice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday called for "every effort by the agricultural researchers, policymakers, entrepreneurs and scientists to make agriculture climate-resilient, profitable and sustainable for farmers and to ensure nutritional securi... read..
Chandigarh |Sunday, 2022 1:15:09 AM ISTThe dairy farmers of Punjab on Saturday announced to launch an agitation against the Bhagwant Mann-led Punjab government for non-redressal of their demands. They have also announced to open up a front.... read..
New Delhi | May 13, 2022 6:53:24 AM ISTCongress' three-day Chintan Shivir which is all set to begin on Friday in Udaipur will emphasize on discussions over 'communal polarization', farmers' issues and strengthening the party for the upcoming elections, informed party sources.... read..
Bengaluru |Wednesday, 2022 3:15:09 AM ISTThe Karnataka government is all set to convene a meeting of sugar factory owners on Wednesday to set a deadline and issue a strict warning to them to ensure payment of nearly Rs 2,500 crore dues to sugarcane farmers.... read..
Kathua (Jammu and Kashmir) | May 9, 2022 6:53:39 PM ISTAround 800 bee boxes were distributed among the farmers of the border belt of Kathua and Samba districts during a brief ceremony held at Khadi Sewa Sadan in Jammu and Kashmir's Hiranagar.... read..
Islamabad | May 9, 2022 10:25:52 AM ISTPakistan's Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, in view of the monumental shortage of water in the country, has asked the farmers to not cultivate rice.... read..
Midnapore (West Bengal) | May 8, 2022 11:55:08 PM ISTFarmers in West Bengal's East Midnapore district are bracing up for Cyclone 'Asani' as IMD has predicted heavy rainfall in West Bengal, Odisha, and Andhra Pradesh.... read..
Nizamabad (Telangana) | May 8, 2022 2:53:34 PM ISTFarmers dumped turmeric produce in front of BJP MP Dharmapuri Arvind's residence in Perkit village in Armoor in Nizamabad district.... read..
Warangal (Telangana) |Saturday, 2022 4:15:09 AM ISTThe opposition Congress in Telangana on Friday launched its preparations for the next year's Assembly elections with a slew of promises to farmers including Rs 2 lakh loan waiver and Rs 15,000 direct benefit per acre annually.... read..
New Delhi | May 7, 2022 8:53:18 PM ISTSenior Congress leader and former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hood on Saturday met farmer leaders, including Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU)'s Rakesh Tikait for consultation over farmers' issues.... read..
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | May 6, 2022 11:54:32 PM ISTAndhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday said that directed the officials to give quality seeds, fertilizers, and pesticides to the farmers through Rythu Bharosa Kendras (RBK).... read..
Business | May 6, 2022 11:23:53 AM ISTNew Delhi [India] May 6 (ANI/ATK): Carnival Motion Pictures, brings to you "Mere Desh Ki Dharti", an entertainer that promises to be a beacon of hope to the Indian farmer.... read..
New Delhi | May 5, 2022 6:23:06 AM ISTIndia currently has more than the required quantity of wheat in stocks to sustain for a year, informed Sudhanshu Pandey, Secretary, Department of Food and Public Distribution (DFPD).... read..
Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2022 3:45:09 AM ISTOn the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday released about Rs 800 crore to farmers under the Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (Kalia) scheme.... read..
Mysuru (Karnataka) |Wednesday, 2022 4:45:09 AM ISTKarnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) spokesman M. Lakshman on Tuesday urged the state government to seize the properties attached to former BJP minister Ramesh Jarkiholi at the Gokak taluk in Belagavi district over alleged non-payment of dues to su... read..
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | May 4, 2022 5:24:29 AM ISTOdisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday distributed the financial assistance of Rs 800 crore directly to the bank account of 40 lakh small and marginal farmers of the state.... read..
Nizamabad (Telangana) | May 4, 2022 9:53:46 PM ISTTelangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) MLC and former Nizamabad MP K Kavitha on Wednesday attacked sitting BJP MP Arvind Dharmapuri on Wednesday over his promises made on bringing the Turmeric Board to the district.... read..
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | May 3, 2022 1:53:15 PM ISTUnder the Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) scheme, the Odisha government is all set to release Rs 804 crore on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya on Tuesday, benefitting 40 lakh farmers of Odisha.... read..
Chennai |Tuesday, 2022 1:15:10 AM ISTWith the price of poultry feeds like soya extract and maize seed touching high rates, the broiler chicken farmers of western Tamil Nadu have cut down the production, affecting the supply of chicken to several districts of the state.... read..
Sangrur (Punjab) | May 3, 2022 10:23:29 PM ISTPunjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Tuesday announced that the state government will provide Rs 1,500 per acre as financial assistance to farmers opting for the direct seeding of rice (DSR) technique in the coming paddy season.... read..
Islamabad | May 2, 2022 11:23:45 AM ISTFarmers of Pakistan fear that the urea crisis would be severe this year because of the reduction in the gas supply that has been diverted to help overcome the electricity shortage in the country.... read..
New Delhi |Monday, 2022 2:45:09 AM ISTLittle more than a year ago, IDEA -- India Digital Ecosystem of Agriculture -- was moved by the government had given its thrust on digitalisation spanning all sectors, majorly on agriculture with increasing farmers' income but there is no clarity about wh... read..
Chandigarh (Punjab) | April 30, 2022 11:53:37 PM ISTPunjab Government on Saturday announced assistance of Rs 1,500 per acre of land to farmers for the direct seeding of paddy.... read..
Mumbai |Sunday, 2022 3:15:15 AM ISTCapping off two days of high-voltage political drama, the Mumbai Police on Saturday evening arrested Independent Amravati MP Navneet Rana and her husband Badnera MLA Ravi Rana, soon after they suo-moto dropped their plans to storm Maharashtra Chief Minist... read..
Bagalkot (Karnataka) | April 22, 2022 11:22:47 PM ISTKarnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Friday said that the state has the tradition of working "unitedly" over the issues of farmers, land and water cutting across the party barriers.... read..
Business | April 21, 2022 7:53:12 PM ISTMumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 21 (ANI/NewsVoir): Bangalore-based leading digital aggregator in Agritech space, Ergos The Grain Bank, aims to further expand the footprint to 650 locations with revenue growth of upto Rs 1,800-2,000 crores by 2023-24.... read..
New Delhi | April 21, 2022 6:53:18 PM ISTIndia's stock of wheat is significantly higher than the strategic and operational requirements, and the prices in the country remain stable despite the global surge caused by the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict, government sources said.... read..
New Delhi | April 19, 2022 10:25:19 AM ISTPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced that he would be visiting Banas Dairy situated in Gujarat and expressed his pride in the dairy stating it is a hub for empowering local communities, especially farmers and women.... read..
New Delhi |Tuesday, 2022 5:15:09 AM ISTA quantity of 69.24 lakh metric tonnes (LMT) of wheat has been procured upto April 17, with MSP value of Rs 13,951.41 crore, benefitting 5.86 lakh farmers, officials said on Monday... read..
Chandigarh |Monday, 2022 1:45:08 AM ISTIn a bid to effectively check the fast depleting water table, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Sunday exhorted the farmers to go for direct seeding of rice (DSR) technology in a big way during the current Kharif season.... read..
Sangrur (Punjab) | April 18, 2022 9:22:46 AM ISTA Punjab police official from the Sangrur district has decided to contribute a part of his salary to the education of the daughters of farmers who die by suicide due to financial constraints.... read..
Kathua (Jammu and Kashmir) | April 18, 2022 10:23:34 AM ISTA progressive farmer of the border area has set an example in value addition in agriculture production after switching over to the processing of spices.... read..
Muzaffarnagar/Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh) | April 18, 2022 3:24:29 PM ISTHailing the Supreme Court's ruling to cancel the bail granted to Ashish Mishra, an accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case, Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait on Monday said that he has faith in the judiciary and hoped that farmers will... read..
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | April 17, 2022 10:23:46 AM ISTThe Jammu and Kashmir government organized a blossom festival in Srinagar for the promotion of the horticulture sector and to make growers and young entrepreneurs aware of the new and latest technologies which they can adopt to develop their orchards and ... read..
Chandigarh (Punjab) | April 17, 2022 11:54:12 PM ISTIn a bid to effectively check the fast depleting water table, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Sunday exhorted the farmers to go for Direct Seeding of Rice (DSR) technology in a big way during the current Kharif Season.... read..