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Training programs being organised in northeast to encourage 'progressive farming'  Mar 28, 3:44 pm
Shillong, Mar. 28 (ANI): Climatic conditions in the northeast region are favourable to grow various new yields like vegetables and fruits. Steps are now being taken to educate the farmers the new yields in order to boost production.
Tamil Nadu farmers call for shutdown in protest against Cauvery dam   Mar 28, 3:18 pm
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), Mar. 28 (ANI): A shutdown was called by the farmers in Coimbatore in protest against the neighbouring Karnataka Government's decision to construct a dam over the Cauvery River, as Tamil Nadu says the move would affect the natural flow of the river water.
Congress to ask Centre for fair compensation for farmers  Mar 28, 1:42 pm
Rae Bareli, Mar. 28 (ANI): Congress president Sonia Gandhi, who met the farmers affected by unseasonal rains in her Lok Sabha constituency Rae Bareli on Saturday, said that her party would request the Central Government for fair compensation for them.
Sonia meets farmers in Rae Bareli  Mar 28, 12:02 pm
Rae Bareli, Mar. 28 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday interacted with the farmers affected by unseasonal rains in her Lok Sabha constituency, Rae Bareli.
Mekedatu dam row: DMK to boycott assembly session tomorrow  Mar 27, 4:44 pm
Chennai, Mar. 27 (ANI): Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) treasurer M.K. Stalin on Friday said that his party would boycott the assembly session on Saturday in support of the farmers' protest over the construction of a dam across the Cauvery river at Mekedatu.
Land Acquisition Bill will be passed after taking opinion of all stakeholders: BJP  Mar 27, 3:37 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 27 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday said that the Land Acquisition Bill would be passed only after taking the opinion of all stakeholders, adding that Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre would move for the betterment of the entire nation, including its farmers.
For MP Govt., natural disasters an opportunity to make money: Digvijay Singh  Mar 25, 12:11 pm
Bhopal, Mar. 25 (ANI): Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh on Wednesday accused the Shivraj Singh Chauhan-led BJP Government in Madhya Pradesh of indulging in corruption while giving out compensation to farmers, alleging that the state sees every natural disaster as an 'opportunity' to make money.
Land important component for growth, says Venkaiah Naidu  Mar 25, 9:07 am
New Delhi, Mar. 25 (ANI): Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Venkaiah Naidu has asserted that land is an important component for growth and that the government is willing to compromise on the amendments to the Land Acquisition bill.
Anna Hazare accuses PM Modi of misleading farmers over Land Acquisition Bill  Mar 23, 9:07 am
New Delhi, Mar. 23 (ANI): Social activist Anna Hazare has accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi for allegedly misleading farmers on Land Acquisition Bill.
Congress accuses PM Modi of giving `false assurances` to farmers in `Mann ki baat`  Mar 22, 3:50 pm
Kaithal (Haryana), Mar. 22 (ANI): Congress on Sunday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given 'false assurances' to the farmers in his 'Mann ki baat' address and alleged that the latter is attempting to justify the amended Land Acquisition Bill, which is meant to benefit only the capitalists.
'States having objection to Land Acquisition Bill can continue with old law': PM Modi  Mar 22, 12:10 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 22 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the states could continue with the old law if they have an objection to amendments in the Land Acquisition Bill.
Ahmed Patel accuses PM Modi of 'somersault' on farmer issues  Mar 22, 9:05 am
New Delhi, Mar. 22 (ANI): Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel on Sunday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of doing a somersault on issues related to farmers, saying his government has rejected the proposal of 50 percent hike in Minimum Support Price for farmers.
PM Modi to address farmers in 'Mann Ki Baat' today  Mar 22, 7:48 am
New Delhi, Mar. 22 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address farmers in his 'Mann Ki Baat' series on All India Radio today at 11 a.m.
Congress to hold rally over farmer issues in April  Mar 21, 8:33 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 21 (ANI): The Congress party will hold a rally in the capital in the second week of April. The rally will be led by party president Sonia Gandhi over farmer issues.
BJP criticises Congress, says govt has announced compensation for farmers  Mar 21, 3:56 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 21 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday said the government has announced that compensation would be given to the farmers hit by unseasonal rains and added that the Congress is hoping to take credit for the tasks or achievements of the NDA Government.
Sonia urges govt. to give timely compensation to farmers(Update:Sonia)  Mar 21, 12:32 pm
Bhiwani, Mar. 21 (ANI): Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Saturday met the farmers of Bhandwa village in Haryana's Bhiwani district and assessed the loss suffered by them due to the unseasonal rains.
Sonia Gandhi meets farmers in Haryana's Bhandwa village  Mar 21, 11:27 am
Bhiwani (Haryana), Mar. 21 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday met farmers affected by unseasonal rains in Bhandwa village in Haryana's Bhiwani District.
Sonia to meet rain affected farmers in Haryana today  Mar 21, 10:35 am
Bhiwani (Haryana), Mar. 21 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi will on Saturday meet the farmers of Khandwa village in Haryana's Bhiwani district to assess the damage they have suffered due to the recent spell of unseasonal rains.
For the farmers, by the farmers: School in Jharkhand  Mar 21, 10:18 am
Ranchi, Mar. 21 (ANI) As the morning mist clears in Jharkhand's Dublabeda village, a group of about 20 farmers gather on the concrete road outside the village. They arrange themselves in two rows with a chair and a blackboard placed in the center.
Sonia meets rain-affected farmers, assures Congress support  Mar 20, 4:45 pm
Kota, Mar. 20 (ANI): Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday met the farmers of Darbiji village of Sultanpur Tehsil in Rajasthan and assessed the loss suffered by them due to the recent hailstorm.
PM Modi to address farmers in 'Mann Ki Baat' on March 22  Mar 18, 2:25 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 18 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address farmers in the next series of 'Mann Ki Baat' on All India Radio. The programme is scheduled for broadcast at 11:00 am on March 22.
Opposition march: Sonia Gandhi appeals Prez Mukherjee to intervene in farmers' interest  Mar 17, 7:05 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 17 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday said the opposition parties had got together to protest against the Land Acquisition Bill and to appeal to President Pranab Mukherjee to intervene in the matter to protect the interest of farmers.
PM Modi looks forward to 'Mann Ki Baat' with farmers   Mar 12, 11:15 am
New Delhi, Mar. 12 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who would address the farmers in his next 'Mann Ki Baat' radio programme on March 22, on Thursday said that he looks forward to the interaction and asked them to write to him about their problems.
Telangana: Clash between villagers, forest department leaves 14 injured  Mar 9, 7:23 pm
Khammam (Telangana), Mar. 9 (ANI): A clash between farmers and personnel of the forest department left 14 people injured in the Marrigudem village of the Chandrugonda Mandal region of Telangana on Monday.
Opposition free to give suggestions in Parliament over land bill: Radha Mohan Singh  Mar 9, 11:38 am
New Delhi, Mar. 9 (ANI): Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Monday said the opposition is free to give suggestions in Parliament if it thinks that the Land acquisition Bill is not good for farmers.
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