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Bali (Indonesia), Dec.7 (ANI): India has accepted a WTO draft proposal that will allow countries to provide subsidy on staple food crops without any threat of punitive action.
Ludhiana, Dec 5 (ANI): Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari has said that the UPA Government at the Centre has enacted various people friendly laws for the benefit of all sections of the society including the farmers.
Kashmir trains its farmers in pisciculture Nov 27, 7:02 pm
Srinagar, Nov.27 (ANI): The Government in Jammu and Kashmir has organised a special camp at the Pandhach fish farm on the outskirts of Srinagar to train farmers to give a boost to fishing in the private sector.
Chouhan releases BJP manifesto ahead of Madhya Pradesh polls Nov 16, 5:03 pm
Bhopal, Nov.16 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday promised well-connected road system, increased power generation and schemes for farmers while releasing the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP's) election manifesto here ahead of upcoming polls.
Shimla, Nov. 2 (ANI): Vegetable cultivation is fastly gaining popularity among farmers in the hill state of Himachal Pradesh, which has become a 'natural glass house' for production of off-season vegetables in the region.
'Scam' Congress govt. works to 'loot' India: BJP Oct 20, 5:04 pm
Sonipat (Haryana), Oct. 20 (ANI): Former Bharatiya Janata Party President Nitin Gadkari on Sunday said at a rally here that his party would look into the needs of the farmers, tackle inflation and rid the country of corruption if voted into power in the 2014 General Elections.
Experts develop new soil testing gear for developing countries Oct 17, 5:23 pm
Washington, Oct. 17 (ANI): Scientists from the University of Maryland and Columbia University have designed a new soil testing kit for the benefit of the farmers in developing countries.
Rahul Gandhi hopes to make Amethi 'agricultural hub' Oct 7, 3:50 pm
Amethi, Oct. 7 (ANI): Addressing a rally here after laying the foundation stone for a mega food park, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Monday said the initiative would provide large scale employment to residents of the area and ensure just pay to farmers exporting agricultural items.
Sivaganga (Tamil Nadu), Oct.6 (ANI): Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Sunday said that banks would disburse 7.5 lakh crore rupees as agriculture loan in this fiscal year
Jharkhand village farmers stage unique water protest Oct 1, 12:33 pm
Dimnah (Singhbhum District, Jharkhand), Oct.1 (ANI): Farmers of Dimnah village in Jharkhand's Singhbhum District stood in waist-deep water to highlight the hardships they are facing due to a dam construction project.
President Mukherjee gives nod to Land Acquisition Bill Sep 27, 9:17 pm
New Delhi, Sep 27 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee has given his assent to the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Bill- 2013.
Seasonal harvesting of tulips begins in Kashmir Valley Sep 25, 3:38 pm
Srinagar, Sept.25 (ANI): Kashmir Valley farmers have kickstarted the harvesting of Tulips with an aim to ensure that visitors arrive in a large numbers to view them and provide a boost to tourism.
Sikh farmer's delegation refutes reports of alleged unfair treatment by Gujarat Govt Sep 23, 7:18 pm
New Delhi, Sept 23 (ANI): A delegation of Sikh farmers, settled in Gujarat's Kutchh District, have condemned reports of alleged unfair and unjust treatment of their community at the hands of the Gujarat Government.
Lucknow, Sept. 21 (ANI): Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Saturday assured that the recently-passed Land Acquisition Bill would offer appropriate compensation to the farmers, apart from making the rehabilitation process easy for those who were rendered landless.
Siliguri farmers turn to poly mulching to increase crop yield Sep 21, 1:26 pm
Siliguri (West Bengal), Sept.21 (ANI): Farmers in West Bengal's Siliguri District have turned to poly mulching to increase crop yield.
'New Land Acquisition Bill will protect farmers': Jairam Ramesh Sep 19, 8:50 pm
New Delhi, Sept 19 (ANI): Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Thursday said that the recently enacted Land Acquisition Bill would protect the rights of the farmers who were rendered landless.
Washington, Sept. 12 (ANI): Researchers have found that Wild Asian elephants slink away when they hear a tiger roar but trumpet and growl before retreating from leopard growls.
New Delhi, Sept 9 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Babu Hukum Singh, who has been accused of instigating communal violence in Muzaffarnagar, on Monday denied making any remarks at a meeting with Hindu farmers in Kawal village, that eventually led to a clash with Muslims, and demanded an immediate investigation in the matter.
Modi, Badal attack UPA over farmers' issues Sep 10, 4:05 pm
Gandhinagar, Sept.9 (ANI): Addressing the Vibrant Gujarat Global Agriculture Summit here, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and his Punjab counterpart Prakash Singh badal criticised the UPA Government of neglecting the country's rural community and farmers in particular.
Farmers in Himachal Pradesh all set to export mushrooms Sep 6, 4:20 pm
Solan (Himachal Pradesh), Sept. 6 (ANI): Mushroom farmers in Himachal Pradesh are looking forward to exporting their brand of hill-grown mushrooms, even as the state is emerging as a farmer-friendly hub and setting an example for farmers in other parts of the country to emulate.
Kashmir cocoon farmers demand silk industry revamp Sep 5, 5:41 pm
Srinagar, Sept.5 (ANI): Cocoon farmers in Kashmir have called for a revamp of the region's famed silk industry.
Rajya Sabha to vote on Land Acquisition Bill today Sep 4, 10:24 am
New Delhi, Sep 4 (ANI): The Land Acquisition Bill, which has been renamed as "The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Bill, 2012" will come up in the Rajya Sabha for debate and voting today.
Rajya Sabha to take up Land Acquisition Bill tomorrow Sep 3, 6:56 pm
New Delhi, Sep 3 (ANI): The Land Acquisition Bill, which has been renamed as "The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Bill, 2012" will come up in the Rajya Sabha for debate and voting on Wednesday.
New Delhi, Aug. 29 (ANI): Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath on Thursday said the Land Acquisition Bill will help farmers get appropriate compensation.
New Delhi, Aug 29 (ANI): Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) V. Narayanasamy on Thursday rubbished opposition's charges that social welfare populist bills are affecting the economy, and said the allegations are ill-founded and unwarranted.
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