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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.
Modi has snatched farmers' rights and lands: Rahul Gandhi  May 11, 9:08 am
Chandauli (Uttar Pradesh), May 11 (ANI): Concluding his electoral campaign in Chandauli, Uttar Pradesh, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi accused Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi of snatching the rights and lands of farmers, and handing them over to industrialists.
CPI leader Pandian says Kerala must accept SC verdict on Mullaperiyar Dam(Update/ Mullaperiyar)  May 7, 7:01 pm
Chennai, May 7 (ANI): Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D. Pandian on Wednesday, termed that the Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court which gave its verdict on Mullaperiyar Dam as been due for a very long time and has given a relief to the farmers and hence Kerala must accept the judgement.
Farmers showcase assorted grains at Kochi rice fest to boost business  Apr 28, 12:32 pm
Kochi (Kerala), Apr. 28 (ANI): Hundreds of farmers showcased an assorted variety of rice grains at a five-day rice festival in Kochi, Kerala, with the objective of promoting organic farming and cultivation through traditional methods in order to boost their respective businesses.
Inadequate rainfall adds to misery of farmers in Maharashtrawada  Apr 28, 10:00 am
Aurangabad (Maharashtra), Apr. 28 (ANI): Absence of proper rainfall has risked the farmlands of Aurangabad district in Maharashtra and lack of subsequent effective government intervention is leaving farmers with no option but suicide.
Gujarat development model about snatching lands and rights of the poor: Rahul Gandhi  Apr 26, 2:36 pm
Amreli, (Gujarat), Apr. 26 (ANI): Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's Gujarat model is all about snatching the rights and lands of farmers and giving them away to big businessmen like Gautam Adani.
Sibal says 'vibrant Gujarat is full of vibrant lies'  Apr 25, 3:16 pm
New Delhi, Apr.25 (ANI): Union Law Minister Kapil Sibal on Friday termed BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi a man adept at telling lies and distorting facts.
New genetic analysis shows hunter-gatherers shunned farming during Stone Age  Apr 25, 2:36 pm
London, Apr 25 (ANI): A theory suggests that as hunter-gatherers encountered farmers, they were converted to an agricultural way of living, but a large-scale genetic analysis of Stone Age remains in Sweden suggests that this wasn't the case.
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