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Medha Patkar detained during farmer's protest in Allahabad Sep 26, 1:38 pm
Allahabad, Sept.26 (ANI): Environmental activist Medha Patkar was detained by Uttar Pradesh Police during a farmers protest here on Saturday.
Farmers are abusing PM Modi, claims Rahul Gandhi Sep 21, 2:58 pm
Mathura,(Uttar Pradesh),Sept. 21(ANI): Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Monday said farmers across the country were abusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not fulfilling promises made during the 2014 general elections.
Will not allow any 'anti-people policy' by Modi Government: RJD Sep 20, 5:25 pm
New Delhi, Sept.20 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal(RJD) leader Manoj Jha on Sunday said that the rollback of Land Acquisition Ordinance by Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government is a victory for the farmers and the common man, adding that his party would not allow any anti-people policy to be implemented.
New Delhi, Sept. 20 (ANI): Former prime minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Sunday accused the BJP-led NDA Government of trying to stall various programmes and policies implemented by the former UPA regime for the benefits of the poor and farmers.
PM Modi is snatching land of 'scared' farmers: Rahul Gandhi Sep 20, 3:41 pm
New Delhi, Sept. 20. (ANI): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is snatching the land of the farmers, who are scared and weak.
PM Modi least bothered about farmers, says Sonia Gandhi Sep 20, 2:35 pm
New Delhi, Sept. 20 (ANI): Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has no time for the farmers as he is busy entertaining his industrialist friends.
New Delhi, Sept. 20 (ANI): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday said the rollback of Land Acquisition Ordinance by Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government is a victory for the members of the farming community.
New Delhi, Sept.20 (ANI): Taking a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' initiative, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday alleged that the BJP-led NDA is least concerned about the welfare of the farmers as they believe in 'Take in India'.
Sharad Pawar knows pulse of farmers: Majeed Memon Sep 20, 12:11 pm
New Delhi, Sept. 20 (ANI): Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Majeed Memon on Sunday claimed that his party chief Sharad Pawar knows the pulse of the farmers and understands their problems.
Land grabbers should not speak about land acquisition: BJP Sep 20, 11:26 am
New Delhi, Sept. 20 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday alleged that the Congress Party is responsible for the pitiable condition of the farmers in the country and said that it was insulting the farming community with its move to organise a 'Kisan Mazdoor Samman Rally'.
Congress to address 'Kisan Mazdoor Samman Rally' today Sep 20, 9:36 am
New Delhi, Sept. 20 (ANI): The Congress Party on Sunday will organize a 'Kisan Mazdoor Samman Rally' at the Ramlila Ground here, to honour farmers and party workers for forcing the NDA Government to withdraw its land ordinance.
Hyderabad, Sept, 20 (ANI): The Telangana Government on Saturday announced a relief package of Rs. 6 lakh to the kin of farmers who had committed suicide, increasing it from Rs. 1.5 lakh that was fixed by the then combined Andhra Pradesh Government in June 2004.
Congress to hold 'Kisan Samman' rally to honor farmers Sep 19, 10:02 pm
New Delhi, Sept. 19 (ANI): The Congress on Sunday will organize a 'Kisan Samman Rally' at the Ramlila Ground here, to honour farmers and party workers for forcing the NDA Government to withdraw its land ordinance.
New Delhi, Sept.19 (ANI): Congress leader Motilal Vora on Saturday said that the "Kisan Samman Rally" will mark the 'victory' of farmers and will highlight the role of party president Sonia Gandhi and vice-president Rahul Gandhi in taking a firm stand and forcing the Narendra Modi-led Government to back-track on issues concerning farmers.
New Delhi, Sept. 19 (ANI): The Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare (DAC and FW) of the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare will organise a national conference on September 22 and 23 to review performance of the preceding season and to prepare strategies for the coming season.
Ahmed Patel writes to Jaitley, expresses concern over unprecedented increase in import of vegetable oil Sep 17, 8:26 pm
New Delhi, Sept.17 (ANI): Expressing serious concern over unprecedented increase in import of vegetable oil, Congress leader Ahmed Patel has written a letter to Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley stating that over ten lakh farmers depend on oil seed cultivation and this massive surge in import has amplified their distress in a drought year.
Sharif announces Rs. 341 bn relief package for Pakistan farmers Sep 16, 2:09 pm
Karachi, Sept. 16 (ANI): Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has announced a relief package of Rs. 341 billion to revive the nation's farm sector amid unfavourable weather conditions and falling incomes of farmers.
Seminar on utilisation of neem for farming held in Tripura Sep 16, 12:58 pm
Agartala, Sept. 16 (ANI): The Directorate of Biotechnology of Tripura in collaboration with Pesticide Formulation Technology of the Government of India organised a workshop on 'Neem as a bio-pesticide and bio fertilizer for sustainable development' for sensitization of farmers, faculty, media and research personals.
NCP launches 'Jail Bharo' campaign to protest plight of farmers Sep 15, 5:41 pm
Aurangabad(Maharashtra), Sept.15 (ANI): In order to draw the attention of the state government to the plight of farmers, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) continued their 'jail bharao aandolan' on Tuesday in eight districts of Maharashtra.
New Delhi, Sept. 15 (ANI): The government has decided to provide additional 50 days of work to farmers in drought-hit areas under the MGNREGA scheme to provide relief to them in view of deficit monsoon in various parts of the country.
Aurangabad,(Maharashtra), Sept. 12(ANI): Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday expressed concern over the increasing number of farmers' suicide in Maharashtra and said that his party would start a scheme which would take care of the expenditure of the marriage of a farmer's daughter.
PM Modi has forgotten farmers: Rahul Gandhi Sep 12, 1:59 pm
New Delhi, Sept.12 (ANI): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday hit back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for describing the opposition as undemocratic and alleged that the latter has forgotten the farmers who form the democracy.
Modi regime only focussing on a few industrialists, ignoring farmers, says Rahul Gandhi Sep 10, 1:02 pm
Bargarh (Odisha), Sept.10 (ANI): Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday again accused the NDA regime at the Centre of favouring a few industrialists and ignoring farmers, some of whom had committed suicide because of their inability to clear their debts or due to crop failure.
Nana Patekar steps forward to help farmers Sep 8, 8:43 am
Aurangabad, Sept.8 (ANI): Veteran actor Nana Patekar on Monday distributed a sum of 15,000 rupees to the families of the farmers from Latur, Osmanabad who committed suicide.
Chennai, Sep 1 (ANI): The Madras High Court has directed the Centre to file an affidavit stating as to when the proposed new crop insurance scheme for farmers will be finalised.
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