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Congress to raise issue of intolerance, farmers' suicide in Parliament  Nov 25, 10:52 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 25 (ANI): The Congress Party on Wednesday said discussions should take place in Parliament on intolerance, inflation, floods and farmers suicide.
GST, intolerance top Congress' agenda for winter session  Nov 24, 9:06 pm
New Delhi, Nov.24 (ANI): Congress leader and deputy leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Anand Sharma on Tuesday said the upcoming winter session of Parliament cannot be restricted to a bill of the government, but certain issues like debate over rising intolerance in the country, farmers' suicide will be top agenda for the Opposition.
PM Modi needs to spend some time in country as well, says Rahul  Nov 23, 4:46 pm
Saharanpur (U.P.), Nov. 23 (ANI): In a blistering attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his frequent foreign tours while "overlooking" the farmers' problems, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Monday said the Prime Minister should also spend some time in the country, where sugarcane farmers are struggling and mills are closed.
Saharanpur: Rahul Gandhi to lead 'Kisan Padyatra' today  Nov 23, 9:02 am
Saharanpur, Nov. 23 (ANI): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will interact with the sugarcane farmers and take part in a march to highlight their problems in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur district today.
A Manipuri farmer's passionate desire to preserve traditional rice varieties  Nov 22, 2:13 pm
Uyumpok Mamang Leikai (Imphal East, Manipur), Nov.22 (ANI): When farmers across India are struggling with weather woes and poor yields, there is one of their ilk in Manipur who has succeeded in adopting smart and eco-friendly methods of farming to ensure a satisfactory harvest every year.
50 U.P. districts declared drought-hit, revenue realisation suspended  Nov 19, 9:16 am
Lucknow, Nov.19 (ANI): As many as 50 districts, out of total 75 in Uttar Pradesh, have been declared drought-hit and the state government has suspended recovery of all dues from the farmers by the end of current financial year in the drought affected districts.
Japan introduces healthy yield and advanced farm technology  Nov 16, 4:30 pm
Tokushima / Tokyo (Japan), Nov. 16 (ANI): Farmers in Naruto city of Tokushima prefecture in Japan are cultivating sweet potatoes.
Everything is 'controlled by a family' in Punjab: Rahul Gandhi  Nov 6, 6:23 pm
Maanwala (Bathinda), Nov. 6 (ANI): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Friday reached out to the farmers of Punjab and alleged that everything is controlled by a family in the Shiromani Akali Dal-ruled state.
Festive season to see price hike in cooking oil with rising import duty: ASSOCHAM  Nov 5, 3:59 pm
New Delhi, Nov 5 (ANI): Ahead of the festive season, the government is caught in a wrath in balancing consumers' interest with the welfare of farmers who would like more protection by way of increased import duty that may raise the risk of retail inflation.
Manipur farmer preserves traditional varieties of rice in his organic field  Nov 4, 4:35 pm
Imphal, Nov. 4 (ANI): When farmers across India are grappling with weather woes and poor yields, Devakanta, a resident of Manipur, has succeeded in adopting smart and eco-friendly methods of farming to ensure the harvest is satisfactory every year.
Chauhan assures assistance to drought-hit farmers  Oct 25, 2:51 pm
Bhopal, Oct. 25 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan on Sunday reached out to the farmers, who recently witnessed a drought-like situation and assured them adequate compensation.
Relief fund row: Fadnavis clarifies, says 'separate' fund for farmers  Oct 24, 1:07 pm
Mumbai, Oct.24 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday clarified on the allegations that the Chief Minister's relief fund had been used to send a dance troupe to Bangkok, saying that separate funds existed for the cultural activities apart from drought relief.
Agriculture Minister stresses on pulses, organic farming  Oct 17, 4:51 pm
Agartala, Oct. 17 (ANI): Minister of State for Agriculture Mohanbhai Kalyanjibhai Kundariya has urged the farmers to shift from paddy to pulses and organic farming for making better profits.
Govt. to create buffer stock of pulses to counter price rise  Oct 16, 10:11 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 16 (ANI): The Government on Friday said it will buy 40,000 tonnes of pulses from farmers to create a buffer stock for controlling the prices, which have reached to Rs 190 per kilogram.
Govt. committed to the cause of farmers, says Ravi Shankar Prasad  Oct 14, 3:29 pm
New Delhi, Oct.14 (ANI): Union Communication and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday said that the Centre is committed to the cause of farmers who are entitled to get their fertiliser at a reduced rate.
Farmers call off rail blockade in Punjab  Oct 13, 3:39 pm
Chandigarh, Oct. 13 (ANI): Protesting farmers in Punjab called off their rail blockade on Tuesday, keeping in mind the difficulties faced by people.
CM Devendra Fadnavis wants Deepika Padukone to help farmers deal with stress  Oct 12, 12:47 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 12(ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis recently revealed that he wants Deepika Padukone to engage with farmers against the backdrop of agrarian crisis in the state.
True face of Congress towards farmers has been exposed, says BJP  Oct 9, 8:28 pm
New Delhi, Oct.9 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) spokesperson Sudhanshu Trivedi on Friday said that the true face of the Congress party with regard to the poor farmers of the country has been exposed through the fact that several hectares of agricultural land were destroyed to facilitate party vice-president Rahul Gandhi's rally in Karnataka.
Will take all necessary steps for farmers' sake, says Shivraj Singh Chouhan  Oct 9, 8:00 pm
Bhopal, Oct. 9 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday said he will take all necessary steps for the sake of farmers in the state, including asking for financial assistance from the central government to overcome the current agrarian crisis.
PM Modi goes on foreign trips, but has not time for farmers: Rahul Gandhi  Oct 9, 7:04 pm
Bengaluru, Oct. 9 (ANI): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Friday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits several nations, but has no time to visit the house of a single suffering farmer in the country.
Samjhauta Express stopped at Wagah due to Punjab farmers' protest  Oct 8, 2:14 pm
Chandigarh, Oct.8 (ANI): The Indian Railways on Thursday cancelled the movement of the Samjhauta Express over security concerns due to an ongoing protest by farmers in Punjab.
Congress demands probe into Punjab pesticide scam, says suspension of officer not enough  Oct 7, 4:50 pm
New Delhi, 0ct.7 (ANI): Congress leader Shakeel Ahmad on Wednesday demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the sale and supply of pesticides that has damaged the cotton crop due to a whitefly attack, and added that suspending Agriculture Director Mangal Singh Sandhu is not enough.
PM Modi helping his industrialist friends, least bothered about farmers: Rahul Gandhi  Oct 7, 3:25 pm
Sheikhpura, Oct. 7 (ANI): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday taunted Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his frequent foreign visits, saying the BJP-led NDA Government is providing benefits to industrialists but is least concerned about the farmers.
Punjab unhappy with administration, should take strong stand, says Manish Tewari  Oct 7, 1:39 pm
New Delhi, 0ct.7 (ANI): Congress leader Manish Tiwari on Wednesday said that nobody is happy with the Punjab's administration, adding that people should take a strong stand against the government.
India cannot prosper as long as farmers don't flourish: Rajnath Singh  Oct 6, 5:58 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 6 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said that India cannot be prosperous and developed as long as the farmers of the country are not flourishing.