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Tripura CM urges agriculture scientists to press centre to stop farmer suicides  May 23, 9:36 pm
Agartala, May 23 (ANI): Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar urged the scientific community in agriculture and allied sectors to press the union government to adopt pro-farmer policies to stop farmer suicides in the country.
Panagariya stresses on importance of job creation at NITI Aayog website launch  May 18, 5:01 pm
New Delhi, May 18 (ANI): Stressing on the importance of job creation in industry and services, the vice-chairman of the NITI Aayog, Arvind Panagariya, on Monday said that workers should have the opportunity to migrate to better paid jobs in the agriculture sector in order to share the prosperity of the economic growth.
Johnny Depp puts dogs on 'lifesaving' flight out of Australia  May 15, 3:04 pm
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Johnny Depp has flown his dogs out of Australia, after the Minister for Agriculture threatened to euthanize them.
Indian agriculture at cross roads: M.S. Swaminathan  May 11, 12:04 pm
Chennai, May 11 (ANI): Indian agriculture is at the cross roads, Dr. M.S. Swaminathan, father of India's first Green Revolution, has warned.
Congress calls for Haryana CM to sack Dhankar over controversial remarks   Apr 29, 5:09 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 29 (ANI): The Congress party on Wednesday called for Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar to sack his Agriculture Minister O.P. Dhankar after the latter remarked that 'farmers who commit suicide are cowards'.
Dhankar's remark row: Congress slams BJP's 'arrogance of power'  Apr 29, 3:57 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 29 (ANI): The Congress on Wednesday condemned Haryana Agriculture Minister O.P. Dhankar's remark that 'farmers who commit suicide are cowards' and said that arrogance of power' has got to the heads of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders.
Farmers' body RKMS condemns Haryana minister's remark  Apr 29, 1:17 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 29 (ANI): The Rashtriya Kisan Mazdoor Sangathan on Wednesday said Haryana Agriculture Minister O.P. Dhankar's 'farmers who commit suicide are cowards' comment is uncalled for.
Sharad Yadav condemns Haryana minister's 'coward farmers commit suicide' remark  Apr 29, 12:52 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 29 (ANI): Janata Dal (United) leader Sharad Yadav on Wednesday condemned Haryana Agriculture Minister O.P. Dhankar's 'farmers who commit suicide are cowards' remark and emphasized that one should come out with long-term solutions to address their woes.
Agriculture Minister to visit quake hit areas of Bihar tomorrow  Apr 28, 9:41 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 28 (ANI): Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh, along with Health and Family Welfare Minister JP Nadda and Chemical and Fertilizer Minister Anant Kumar, will visit earthquake hit areas of Bihar tomorrow.
14 crore farmers to be provided soil health cards by 2017  Apr 7, 1:58 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 7 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Tuesday said that the government will provide soil health cards to 14 crore farmers by 2017.
Former TN minister arrested in connection with engineer's suicide  Apr 5, 11:50 am
Chennai, Apr. 5 (ANI): Former Tamil Nadu Agriculture Minister Agri S. S. Krishnamoorthy has been arrested in connection with the suicide of senior engineer S. Muthukumarasamy.
Jat community requests PM Modi to consider reservation appeal  Mar 26, 12:18 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 26 (ANI): Haryana's Agriculture Minister O.P. Dhankar on Thursday said members of the Jat community have requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to consider their reservation appeal.
Gujarat fishermen handed over boats returned by Pak  Mar 24, 4:33 pm
Porbandar, Mar. 24 (ANI): Indian fishing boats, which were detained by Pakistan for crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL), were handed over to their respective owners by Gujarat's Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Babu Bokhiria on Tuesday.
For the farmers, by the farmers: School in Jharkhand  Mar 21, 10:18 am
Ranchi, Mar. 21 (ANI) As the morning mist clears in Jharkhand's Dublabeda village, a group of about 20 farmers gather on the concrete road outside the village. They arrange themselves in two rows with a chair and a blackboard placed in the center.
Agriculture Minister to visit Maharashtra today to assess loss of crop  Mar 21, 9:18 am
New Delhi, Mar. 21 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh will visit Maharashtra on Saturday to take an extensive tour of areas affected by recent heavy rain and hailstorm.
India, Sri Lanka to sign agreements on security, agriculture: Sources  Mar 12, 9:26 pm
Colombo, Mar. 12 (ANI): India and Sri Lanka are expected to sign multiple agreements during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's two-day visit to the island nation, including those on security, agriculture and infrastructure, sources state.
Opposition free to give suggestions in Parliament over land bill: Radha Mohan Singh  Mar 9, 11:38 am
New Delhi, Mar. 9 (ANI): Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Monday said the opposition is free to give suggestions in Parliament if it thinks that the Land acquisition Bill is not good for farmers.
Jamuda assumes charge as Secretary, Ministry of Food Processing Industries  Mar 2, 2:17 pm
New Delhi, Mar.2 (ANI): Ranglal Jamuda on Monday assumed charge as the Secretary of Ministry of Food Processing Industries, succeeding Siraj Hussain who has been transferred to the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperation.
Jaitley calls for increasing agricultural productivity  Feb 28, 12:38 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 27 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said agricultural productivity should increase for the welfare of the people residing in the rural areas, and added that the government is committed to increasing the area of irrigation for the same.
Highlights of Union Budget 2015-16 (Part 3)  Feb 28, 11:50 am
New Delhi, Feb. 28 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who is presenting the Union Budget for fiscal 2015-16 in the Lok Sabha, proposed to create a national agriculture market to increase farmers' income.
India, Lanka sign agreement on cooperation in nuclear energy, agriculture  Feb 16, 3:44 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 16 (ANI): India and Sri Lanka on Monday signed an agreement on cooperation in peaceful uses of nuclear energy.
Thanking Sharad Pawar, PM Modi calls for modernising agriculture  Feb 14, 6:11 pm
Baramati (Maharashtra), Feb. 14 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called for the modernising of agricultural techniques across the country, thanking Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar for his contribution to the sector.
Increase bamboo productivity and utilize resources optimally: Radha Mohan Singh  Feb 12, 6:32 pm
New Delhi, Feb.12 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Thursday called for improved bamboo productivity and optimum utilization of bamboo and allied products to develop this key sector holistically.
SAD leader Sucha Singh Langah convicted in disproportionate assets case  Feb 11, 9:01 pm
Mohali (Punjab), Feb. 11 (ANI): A Mohali court on Wednesday sentenced former Punjab agriculture minister and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Sucha Singh Langah to three years imprisonment in a disproportionate assets case.
IFPRI to enhance food security by accelerating agriculture growth in Nepal  Jan 31, 12:59 pm
New Delhi, Jan.31 (ANI): The International Food policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has been working to accelerate agricultural growth and to enhance the food security system in Nepal.