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Sonia pulls up Agriculture Minister for 'outrageous' statement on farmer suicides  Aug 3, 10:57 am
New Delhi, Aug. 3 (ANI): Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Monday said that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA Government's 'anti-farmer' policies has crippled farmers and also criticised Union Agriculture Minister Raja Mohan Singh for rubbing salt into their wounds by giving an outrageous answer to a question on farmer suicides.
Lanka Govt. reveals development plans for north and east  Aug 1, 12:13 pm
Colombo, Aug.1 (ANI): Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe of Sri Lanka has said that the incumbent government will soon announce development plans for the country's northern and eastern areas, with a focus on agriculture and industry.
Nitish Govt. to rename Kishanganj Agriculture University after Kalam  Jul 28, 2:44 pm
Patna, July 28 (ANI): The Nitish Kumar-led Bihar Government has decided to rename the Kishanganj Agriculture University after former president Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam.
JD (U) calls for Radha Mohan Singh's resignation  Jul 26, 7:03 pm
New Delhi, July 26 (ANI): The Janata Dal United on Sunday called for the resignation of Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh over his controversial statement on farmer suicide and added that the party is in support of the hunger strike called by JD(S) supremo H D Deve Gowda to address farmer issues.
Ask 'anti-farmer' Radha Mohan Singh to remain silent: Congress tells PM  Jul 26, 3:51 pm
New Delhi, July 26(ANI): The Congress Party on Sunday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ask Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh to remain silent, adding that the latter cannot insult the farmers of this country.
Congress to PM: Say sorry for Radha Mohan Singh's anti-farmer comment  Jul 25, 12:39 pm
Lucknow, July 25 (ANI): The Congress party on Saturday condemned Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh's controversial remark blaming love affairs for farmers' suicides as 'shameful for the nation', adding that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should apologise on behalf of his cabinet colleague in his pre-poll campaign in Bihar.
Don't mock farmers with 'insulting and insensitive remark': Congress tells Govt.  Jul 24, 7:37 pm
New Delhi, July 24 (ANI): Congress leader Ahmed Patel on Friday questioned the BJP-led government's methodology of calculating the farmers' suicides and said that Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh has mocked the farming community with his insensitive 'love affairs for suicides' remark.
Farmers will give strong response to pro-rich BJP: Congress  Jul 24, 7:00 pm
New Delhi, Jul 24 (ANI): Congress leader Meem Afzal on Friday criticized Union Agriculture Minister Raja Mohan Singh for his remark that the suicide of farmer was partly due to 'failed love affairs' and said that the farming community would soon give a befitting reply to the ruling dispensation at the Centre.
'Love affairs for farmers suicides' remark based on facts: Radha Mohan Singh  Jul 24, 5:01 pm
Patna, July 24 (ANI): Justifying his 'love affairs for farmers suicides' remark, Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Friday hit back at Janata Dal (United) leader K.C. Tyagi and said that the latter must be speaking according to his knowledge.
JD (U) condemns Agriculture Minister's 'love affairs for farmers suicides' remark  Jul 24, 4:06 pm
New Delhi, July 24(ANI): Janata Dal (United) leader K. C. Tyagi on Friday condemned Union Agriculture Minister Raja Mohan Singh's controversial remark blaming love affairs for farmers' suicides and accused him of trying to mislead the Rajya Sabha.
Cabinet approves India-Armenia agriculture cooperation pact  Jul 16, 6:31 pm
New Delhi, July 16 (ANI): The Union Cabinet today gave its approval for the signing and ratification of an inter-governmental agreement between India and Armenia, on cooperation in the field of agriculture.
Agriculture minister launches PGS-India, Soil Health Card and FQCS web portals  Jul 15, 6:29 pm
New Delhi, July 15 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh launched three web portals-the Soil Health Card portal, Fertiliser Quality Control System portal and Participatory Guarantee System India portal here today.
Agriculture minister approves PMKSY draft operational guidelines  Jul 14, 7:03 pm
New Delhi, July 14 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Tuesday approved the draft operational guidelines of the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) which was formulated in consultation with different ministries, departments and other stakeholders.
'Should be natural for India, Tajikistan to collaborate in agriculture': PM Modi  Jul 13, 4:01 pm
Dushanbe (Tajikistan), July 13 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday addressed a joint event on agriculture here and said that it should be natural for India and Tajikistan to collaborate in the fields of agriculture, livestock and dairy.
Australian PM urges ministers to boycott famous talk show on ABC  Jul 6, 1:04 pm
Canberra, July 6 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has urged his agriculture minister to boycott the famous Q&A talk show, which is hosted by national broadcaster, the Australian Broadcasting Corp (ABC), as it was criticised for allowing a former terror suspect to appear live on television two weeks ago.
Greece debt crisis may disrupt its food and wine trade, warn experts  Jul 3, 1:57 pm
Bergen County (United States), July 3 (ANI): Greece's beleaguered agriculture sector may take another hit as the uncertainty over the crisis-stricken country's fate threatens to disrupt the food and wine trade, experts have said.
PM Modi stresses on need for research in agriculture  Jun 28, 12:58 pm
Hazaribagh, June 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday stressed on the need for research in the agriculture sector, stating that India is 'desperate' for a second green revolution.
PM Modi to lay foundation stone of IARI campus in Jharkhand on June 28  Jun 26, 3:18 pm
New Delhi, June 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of Indian Agriculture Research Institute (IARI) campus in Barhi, Jharkhand, on June 28.
Cops escorting J-K minister assault journalist, wife  Jun 22, 5:16 pm
Jammu, June 22 (ANI): A senior journalist and his wife were assaulted on Monday by policemen escorting the cavalcade of Jammu and Kashmir Agriculture Minister Ghulam Nabi Hanjura.
India, Tanzania ink eight MoUs  Jun 19, 10:34 pm
New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): India on Friday inked eight MoUs with Tanzania in various fields including Agriculture, Tourism and Hydrography to expand engagement in different sectors.
Japan develops unmanned helicopter to assist in agriculture sector  Jun 18, 5:06 pm
Shizuoka, Japan / Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (ANI): The Miho-no-Matsubara, which is a seven-kilometer seashore area lined with pine trees along the coast of Miho Peninsula in Japan, was added to the UNESCO's World Heritage List as part of the Fujisan Cultural Site.
Ebara conducts technical seminars for enhancing irrigation facilities  Jun 10, 2:30 pm
Phnom Penh (Cambodia), June 10 (ANI): Ebara Corporation held a seminar last month to address the issue related to the type of pumps to be used for drainage and irrigation purposes at the Royal University of Agriculture in Phnom Penh.
Agriculture Minister to represent India in FAO conference at Rome  Jun 7, 9:29 am
New Delhi, June 7 (ANI):  Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singhwill represent India at the 39th session of Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), which will be held in Rome, Italy
Will distribution of rainfall be uniform? MET department hopeful  Jun 5, 6:07 pm
New Delhi, June 5 (ANI): The Indian Metrological Department (IMD) on Friday said that the prediction of below average monsoon is for the cumulative rainfall for the season, and added that agriculture will not suffer much if the distribution of rainfall across the country is uniform and timely.
Radha Mohan Singh discusses agricultural cooperation with Netherlands counterpart  Jun 4, 7:51 pm
New Delhi, June 4 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh and his Netherlands counterpart Sharon Dijksma on Thursday expressed satisfaction over the pace of cooperation in agriculture and allied sectors between the two countries.
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