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Pulwama, Aug. 27 (ANI): Asserting that the BJP-led NDA is a government of selected industrialists, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said the ruling dispensation at the Centre is least concerned about the farmers, who are facing difficulties.
Ahmedabad, Aug 27 (ANI): Hardik Patel, who seems to be spearheading the Patel community agitation, on Thursday alleged that if ex-gratia isn't given to the victims of the violence here, farmers will be asked to stop supplying basic commodities.
Jammu, Aug. 27 (ANI): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, who is on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir, will interact with the farmers associated with the National Saffron Mission in Pulwama.
BJP demands special session of Telangana Assembly (Update) Aug 21, 4:58 pm
Hyderabad, Aug. 21 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader K. Laxman on Friday demanded that the Telangana Government convene a special session of the state legislature to discus farmers' issues in view of widespread crop failure.
BJP demands special session of Telangana Assembly Aug 21, 2:08 pm
Hyderabad, Aug. 21 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader K. Laxman on Friday demanded that the Telangana Government convene a special session of the state legislature to discuss the farmers' issues in view of the drought.
Erratic Weather causes continued troubles for J and K farmers Aug 20, 12:13 pm
Poonch, August 20 (ANI): The erratic weather that has prevailed over Jammu and Kashmir has brought back all the dark memories of the flash floods that occurred last year.
New Delhi, Aug 12 (ANI): Former AAP leader Yogendra Yadav who was detained at the Jantar Mantar earlier this week for leading a protest march, on Wednesday demanded Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make an admission about the pathetic condition of the farmers in his Independence Day address on August 15.
Unfazed Yogendra Yadav says will continue his 'satyagraha' Aug 11, 6:21 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 11 (ANI): Former AAP leader Yogendra Yadav, who was arrested last night, while protesting on farmer's issues, was released today, but said he would continue with his protest for the sake of farmers.
'Was slapped, threatened with life by SHO': Yogendra Yadav Aug 11, 3:09 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 11 (ANI): Former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Yogendra Yadav, who was detained by the Delhi Police last night for protesting over the farmers' issue, on Tuesday, said he was slapped and given life threats by the concerned Station House Officer.
NDA 'agent' Jung promoting its anti-farmer policies, says AAP Aug 11, 2:32 pm
New Delhi, Aug 11 (ANI): The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday took a jibe at Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung's decision to stay the circular on changing the land -related circle rates for farmers issued by the Delhi Government and alleged that he has taken this decision on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's instructions.
Yogendra Yadav to be produced in Patiala House Court today Aug 11, 11:03 am
New Delhi, Aug. 11 (ANI): Former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Yogendra Yadav, who was detained by the Delhi Police last night while protesting over farmers' issue, will be produced in the Patiala Court today.
Yogendra Yadav detained by Delhi Police at Jantar Mantar Aug 11, 8:55 am
New Delhi, Aug. 11 (ANI): Former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Yogendra Yadav was detained by the Delhi Police during a farmers' protest at Jantar Mantar last night.
Jalandhar, Aug.8 (ANI): Potato farmers in Jalandhar have distributed their produce free of cost after its prices fell in the market.
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.
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.
Farmers need better response to their needs Jul 26, 1:37 pm
New Delhi, July 26 (ANI): In April this year, a 40-year-old farmer from Rajasthan had committed suicide at a political rally organised by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) against the Modi government's land acquisition ordinance.
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.
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.
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.
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.
'Govt. trying to take your lands forcefully': Rahul tells AP farmers Jul 24, 12:53 pm
Anantapur (Andhra Pradesh), July 24 (ANI): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Friday alleged that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA Government is trying to snatch away farmers' lands, adding that his party won't let that happen.
French Govt. offers 600 mn euro package to protesting farmers Jul 23, 5:42 pm
London, July 23 (ANI): France has offered a 600 million euro package of urgent aid to farmers who are protesting against falling prices since days.
Rahul to address rally at Tiruchirapalli, meet farmers Jul 23, 8:52 am
New Delhi, July 23 (ANI): Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will address a rally at Tiruchirapalli in Tamil Nadu on Thursday.
BSP will never 'anti-farmer' Land Acquisition Bill', says Mayawati Jul 21, 12:53 pm
New Delhi, July 21 (ANI): Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Tuesday rubbished reports that her party would support the Land Acquisition Bill, which she alleged to be against the farmers.
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