Keyword Results for   'farmers'  
Crystal National Agri Awards celebrate PM's call on per drop more crop  Aug 27, 6:43 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 27 (ANI): Weeks after Prime Minister Narendra Modi exhorted scientists to bring innovative farm practices from lab to land and ensure 'per drop more crop', one of country's leading agri business companies, Crystal Crops Protection, today announced the distribution of awards to recognize contributions of farmers and scientists to Indian agriculture.
Heavy rainfall damages crops in Kashmir, farmers incur losses  Aug 20, 11:07 am
Rajouri, Aug20(ANI): Heavy rainfall and strong winds caused huge damage to crops and vegetable farms in Kashmir, leaving farmers in distress over expected losses.
PM Narendra Modi announces 'Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojna' for farmers  Aug 15, 10:33 am
New Delhi, Aug. 15 (ANI): During the 68th Independence Day speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, announced the 'Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojna' after stating that farmer suicide rate has increased tremendously.
Sugarcane farmers protest in UP  Aug 12, 8:40 pm
Lucknow, Aug. 12 (ANI): Sugarcane farmers from Uttar Pradesh went out in protest today, demanding that the government take action against privately owned sugar mills.
Lathi charge at farmer's protest  Aug 10, 7:17 pm
Shirdi (Maharashtra), Aug.10 (ANI): A protest by farmers took an ugly turn as the police lathi-charged the demonstrators. The farmers were demanding a greater supply of water from the nearby Nilwande Dam.
Solar energy not grid power required for farmers, says Bharat Ratna C.N.R. Rao  Aug 5, 5:17 pm
New Delhi, Aug.5 (ANI): Bharat Ratna Dr. C.N.R. Rao today suggested that instead of making farmers depend on grid power, government could give them solar panels and pump sets if need be free of cost and utilise better techniques of water usage at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi.
'India will protect farmers' interests against all odds', says Commerce Minister Sitharaman  Aug 5, 5:02 pm
New Delhi, Aug 5 (ANI): Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said that the government is committed to protecting the interests of its farmers against all odds while reiterating its commitment to the World Trade Organization (WTO).
PM Modi speaks about need to reach farmers, increase productivity  Jul 29, 1:01 pm
New Delhi, July 29 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi today spoke about the need to reach farmers and increase productivity to ensure maximum benefit to farmers. The Prime Minister was speaking at the 86th ICAR Foundation Day and Award Ceremony.
Faizabad farmers fear drought like situation due to poor monsoon  Jul 19, 6:30 pm
Faizabad (Uttar Pradesh), July 19 (ANI): Poor monsoon and scanty rains cause distress among farmers in Faizabad city of Uttar Pradesh as they feared a drought- like situation.
World's hottest chilli becomes a profitable business for farmers in Manipur  Jul 18, 2:17 pm
Imphal, July 18 (ANI): It is widely known as 'Bhut jolokia' in Assam, 'Raja mirchi' in Nagaland and 'U-morok' in Manipur - the world's hottest chilli grown in different parts of the northeast has become a hot business for the locals in Manipur.
Hailstorm damages crops in Kashmir, farmers incur losses  Jul 17, 4:47 pm
Rajouri (Jammu and Kashmir), July 17 (ANI): A hailstorm and strong winds, besides heavy rains caused huge damage to crops and vegetable farms in Kashmir, leaving farmers in distress over expected losses.
Odisha farmers urge government to declare drought  Jul 15, 5:34 pm
Rayagada (Odisha), July 15 (ANI): Inadequate rainfall and a weak monsoon in Odisha has left the farmers worried.
Digvijay Singh breaks fast in Guna  Jul 13, 5:22 pm
Guna (Madhya Pradesh), July 13 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh today broke his seven days long fast which he had started to protest against violation of the rights of the farmers in Guna district of Madhya Pradesh.
Digvijay begins his weeklong hunger strike over farmer issues  Jul 7, 4:36 pm
Guna (Madhya Prasdesh), July 7 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh began his weeklong hunger strike in Guna District of Madhya Pradesh (MP) on Monday to protest against the state government for not fulfilling the demands of the farmers.
Digvijay to go on hunger strike if demands on MP farmers' issues are not met  Jul 5, 5:31 pm
Bhopal, July 5 (ANI): Congress Member of Parliament (MP) Digvijay Singh said here on Saturday that he will go on a hunger strike from July 7 for a week, if demands on farmer issues are not met.
Australian funded agriculture initiative to boost small farmers' productivity in India, Nepal and Bangladesh   Jul 4, 1:57 pm
New Delhi, July 4 (ANI): Two states - Bihar and West Bengal - will benefit from an Australian Government funded research initiative to help small farmers improve agriculture productivity.
Farmers in Gujarat fear drought like situation  Jul 3, 12:57 pm
Rajkot, (Gujarat), July 3 (ANI): Farmers in Gujarat await rains after slow start to Monsoon as they fear drought like situation in the coming days.
Good weather ensures bumper cherry production in Valley   Jul 3, 10:05 am
Srinagar, July 3 (ANI): Cherry farmers in Kashmir valley are expecting a bumper production of cherries this year thanks to the timely rains and abundant snowfall during the winters.
Centre to consider opening new farm institutions in Maharashtra   Jul 2, 11:01 am
New Delhi, July 2 (ANI): The Centre will look into the problems of Maharashtra farmers, especially to deal with any low-rainfall situation, and also create R and D infrastructure to support long-term growth of agriculture in the State.
Govt. concerned about farmers' interests, says Gadkari  Jun 28, 2:39 pm
New Delhi, June 28 (ANI): Union Rural Development Minister Nitin Gadkari has said that the government aims to provide maximum care to farmers.
Agriculture minister to ICRISAT: Need to take research to farmers doorsteps   Jun 25, 12:54 pm
New Delhi, June 25 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh has exhorted the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid-Tropics (ICRISAT) to take research and technology to the doorstep of farmers.
Farmers in Manipur get training in sericulture to boost silk production  Jun 22, 2:11 pm
Imphal, June 22 (ANI): The northeast region is one of the leading producers of silk in the country. In order to encourage the farmers to take up sericulture and give a boost to silk production, a training programme was recently organized at Khuman Lampak in Imphal.
Capt. Amarinder warns against delay in payment to sugarcane farmers  Jun 2, 10:08 pm
Amritsar, June 2 (ANI): Former Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday warned incumbent Punjab Government led by Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance against unwarranted delay in the payment to sugarcane farmers across Punjab by the state owned sugar mills.
Will take steps to mitigate the problems of the farmers of Punjab: Harsimrat Kaur Badal  May 29, 9:15 pm
Amritsar, May 29 (ANI): Newly sworn-in Union minister for Food Processing Industry Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Thursday visited the holy city to pay the obeisance at Harmandar Sahib and also paid her respects to the martyrs of the freedom struggle at Jallianwala Bagh.
Now, climate smart rice to save farmers in India's flood prone areas  May 23, 4:51 pm
New Delhi/Cuttack, May 23 (ANI): Farmers in India's eastern region, prone for flash floods, are now shifting to flood-tolerant variety of rice, developed by Manila-based International Rice Research Institute, IRRI.
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