Keyword Results for   'farmers'  
India's suicide rates highest in areas with most debt-ridden farmers: Study  Apr 20, 3:02 pm
London, April 20 (ANI): A new study has revealed that there are strong causal links between areas with the most suicides and areas where impoverished farmers are trying to grow crops.
Heavy rainfall damages crops in Kashmir   Apr 19, 1:09 pm
Poonch, (Jammu and Kashmir), Apr. 19 (ANI): Farmers in Kashmir have incurred huge losses as heavy rainfall has damaged wheat crops, washing away prospects of bumper wheat production.
Jaitley asks why Congress has stopped compensating border area farmers   Apr 18, 6:51 pm
Amritsar, Apr.18 (ANI): Addressing rallies in Amritsar District's Dhariwal,Bachiwind and Chogawan Villages on Friday, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Arun Jaitley praised the spirit of farmers for sacrificing their produce and earnings for the cause of the nation.
BJP criticizes Ajit Pawar for threatening Maharashtra farmers with water stoppage  Apr 18, 12:58 pm
Amethi, Apr.18 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday criticized Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar for threatening farmers of a village in Baramati.
Rahul describes 'Gujarat model' as 'toffee model'  Apr 14, 8:12 pm
Latur (Maharashtra), Apr.14 (ANI): Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday described the Gujarat model as a 'Toffee model' and alleged that the land of farmers and poor people was given by the Gujarat government to businessman Adani for a meager amount.
BJP doesn't care for farmers plight: Rahul Gandhi  Apr 9, 6:54 pm
Balod (Chhattisgarh), Apr. 9 (ANI): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday ssaid the BJP was against waiving off loans of farmers and disadvantaged sections of the society, while when it comes to the industrialists, it showed an opposite view.
Modi attacks UPA for not looking after farmers plight  Apr 8, 7:56 pm
Koppal (Karnataka), Apr.8 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial candidate at a rally in Koppal on Tuesday held the United Progressive Alliance responsible for the difficult conditions which the farmers face.
BJP's manifesto shuns farmers : Akhilesh Yadav  Apr 7, 8:59 pm
Barh (Bihar), Apr. 7 (ANI): Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Akhilesh Yadav, on Monday criticised election manifesto released by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), saying it was for industrialists and ignored poor.
Farmers scared that Haryana Govt. will take their land: Modi  Apr 7, 6:11 pm
Jhajjar (Haryana), Apr.7 (ANI): Targeting the Congress-led Haryana Government over shady land deals involving Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Monday said farmers in Haryana are scared that the state government will take away their lands and will sell it off for throw away prices.
Govt. only interested in pink revolution, giving subsidies to mutton exporters: Modi  Apr 2, 6:33 pm
Nawada (Bihar), Apr.2 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the central government is more interested in pink revolution over the green revolution or the white revolution, and added that it is giving subsidies to mutton exporters instead of farmers.
Amarinder questions Jaitley's silence on Sikh farmers' plight in Gujarat  Mar 31, 5:42 pm
Amritsar, Mar.31 (ANI): Former Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh on Monday questioned what he alleged Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitely's silence regarding the plight of Sikh farmers in Gujarat who are being selectively targeted and forcibly evicted from their lands'.
Modi takes on Congress, says UPA's new slogan is `Mar Jawan, Mar Kissan`  Mar 26, 1:20 pm
Hiranagar (Jammu), Mar. 26 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Wednesday scathingly attacked the Congress' weak approach to protecting the interests of both the country's security forces and farmers.
Hi-tech poly houses boost farming in Kashmir  Mar 24, 8:25 pm
Srinagar, Mar. 24 (ANI): Farmers in Kashmir have gone hi-tech, using precision farming methods to boost the production of vegetables, and poly houses to facilitate early sapling production leading to a surge in the sale of vegetables.
Modi calls for reducing farmers plight, change in farming techniques  Mar 20, 10:11 pm
Yavatmal ( Maharashtra), Mar 20, (ANI) : Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi today called for rehashing the Indian agricultural system in its entirety and called for an end to farmers committing suicides.
Economists say incentives needed to improve grain markets in India  Mar 19, 4:00 pm
New Delhi, March 19 (ANI): Even after the agricultural reforms of 2002-03, for wheat, rice, and pearl millet farmers in India, grain markets are still pretty sticky.
Farmers express dissatisfaction against government for not addressing their woes  Mar 15, 8:34 pm
Jalpaiguri, Mar. 15 (ANI): Farmers in Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal expressed dissatisfaction against the government on Saturday for not doing enough for their cause as general election nears.
Potato farmers express discontent over poor production in West Bengal  Mar 14, 7:54 pm
Jalpaiguri, Mar. 14 (ANI): Potato growers in Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal expressed their discontent over the lack of produce due to poor rain and said they are left with no option than to commit suicide if they are not compensated.
Hailstorm, unseasonal rains damage crops in Aurangabad District  Mar 10, 5:29 pm
Aurangabad, March 10 (ANI): Unseasonal rains and intense hailstorm along with stormy winds destroyed ready to harvest crop in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra, bringing misery to farmers.
Kejriwal accuses Modi of development work in favour of corporate  Mar 9, 1:32 pm
Ahmedabad, Mar. 9 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party Chief Arvind Kejriwal attacked Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's claims of development in Gujarat and said that he has done development works only in favour of corporate houses and betrayed the farmers.
Kejriwal says there was development of Ambani and Adani, not of farmers in Gujarat  Mar 6, 6:45 pm
Gandhidam, March 6 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said that there was development in Gujarat but it was of Ambani's and Adani's.
Kejriwal accuses Gujarat Government of grabbing land of farmers  Mar 6, 4:35 pm
Rajkot, (Gujarat), Mar. 6 (ANI): Former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday slammed the Gujarat Government and accused them of threatening and grabbing the land of farmers.
Chouhan threatens to call strike if centre fails to give relief package to MP  Mar 4, 4:20 pm
Bhopal, March 4 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, on Tuesday threatened a state-wide strike if the Central Government failed to accede to his demand for a relief package for farmers, who suffered massive loss of rabi crop due to unseasonal rain and hailstorm.
Madhya Pradesh CM announces relief for rain-hit farmers  Mar 1, 5:12 pm
Bhopal, Mar.1 (ANI): Heavy rains in Madhya Pradesh, which have caused massive damage to life, crops and property in the rural areas, have led Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan to announce relief measures for farmers in at least 49 districts.
Akhilesh Yadav rides bicycle to woo voters in run up to national polls  Feb 23, 5:34 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 23 (ANI): Ahead of upcoming Lok Sabha elections due by May this year, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Akhilesh Yadav rode a bicycle crediting his party for the development of poor, farmers, labourers and youth, as he flagged off a cycle rally in Delhi on Sunday to woo voters.
Granting NDMA status to India will 'hurt Pakistani farmers'  Feb 14, 11:45 am
Lahore, Feb. 14 (ANI): The farmer community in Pakistan has asked its government about the challenges that the taxed agriculture sector of Pakistan will face competing with the subsidised Indian Agri economy.