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Land Acquisition Bill row: Congress acted in favour of private companies, says BJP  Apr 18, 7:22 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 18 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday alleged that the Congress had introduced the Land Bill against the farmers in favour of private companies and said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government is committed to safeguard farmers' interests.
Govt. snatching rights of farmers to benefit corporate houses: Congress  Apr 18, 4:11 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 18 (ANI): The Congress Party on Saturday said the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government is trying to snatch the right of the farmers to benefit few corporate houses by passing the Land Acquisition Bill.
Two farmers die of heart attack after facing crop loss in Uttar Pradesh  Apr 18, 1:28 pm
Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh), Apr. 18 (ANI): Two farmers Uttar Pradesh died of heart attacks after their crops were damaged by unseasonal rains and a hail storm.
Rahul Gandhi meets farmers at his residence  Apr 18, 12:15 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 18 (ANI): Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday met farmers from various states, including Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan, outside his 12, Tughlaq Lane residence.
Rajnath Singh requests state governments to provide maximum relief to farmers  Apr 17, 11:11 pm
Saharanpur, Apr. 17 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday appealed to all the state governments to give as much relief as possible to the farmers.
Rahul Gandhi to meet farmers' delegation tomorrow  Apr 17, 9:05 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 17 (ANI): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will be meeting a farmers' delegation on Saturday to hear their views on the changes in the Land Acquisition Bill by Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre.
BJP to hold Kisan Rally in Delhi to counter opposition to new Land Bill  Apr 15, 9:30 am
New Delhi, Apr.15 (ANI): In an attempt to reach out to farmers, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will hold a Kisan Rally here today to counter the opposition over the new Land Acquisition Bill.
Govt. has taken 'path-breaking' measures to to help the poor: Venkaiah Naidu  Apr 11, 5:30 pm
Hyderabad, Apr.11 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader M.Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said the government had taken 'path-breaking' measures in favour of the poor.
Kejriwal to address 'Sahyog Rally' for farmers in Delhi's Mundka area  Apr 11, 8:32 am
New Delhi, Apr. 11 (ANI): Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will address a 'Sahyog Rally' in the Mundka area of outer Delhi on Saturday.
NDA Govt.'s response to farmer woes 'sensitive and timely': Sitharaman  Apr 10, 8:03 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 10 (ANI): Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday termed Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government as 'sensitive and timely' in response to the distress caused by unseasonal rains to farmers.
Heavy rains, hailstorms damage crops in Himachal Pradesh  Apr 9, 9:39 pm
Shimla, Apr. 9 (ANI): Heavy rains and hailstorm in the past few days have badly damaged fruit crop in Himachal Pradesh, landing farmers in heavy losses.
TMC invites BJP wrath over rally against Land Bill  Apr 8, 2:49 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 8 (ANI): Hitting out at the Trinamool Congress' (TMC) plan to lead a protest rally against the Land Acquistion Bill in Kolkata, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday said the parties that have exploited farmers are now trying to become the champions of their rights.
PM Modi hikes crop damage compensation, reduces eligibility for compensation   Apr 8, 12:34 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 8 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced the raising of crop damage compensation to farmers by 50 percent, adding that the eligibility for compensation has been reduced from the earlier 50 percent to 33 percent.
Opposition serving 'personal interests' through arguments on Land Bill: Gadkari  Apr 7, 6:41 pm
New Delhi, Apr.7 (ANI): Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday accused the opposition of serving 'personal interests' through repeated arguments with regard to the Land Acquisition Bill, reiterating that the legislation is in the best interests of the farmers.
'UP Govt. has released 200 crores from contingency fund for farmers', says Akhilesh Yadav   Apr 7, 4:08 pm
Lucknow, Apr. 7 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said his government has released Rs.200 crore from the contingency fund to cover the crop-related losses suffered by farmers due to unseasonal rains.
Centre taking serious note of farmer suicides in UP, assures BJP  Apr 7, 3:20 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 7 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday said the central government has taken a serious note of farmer suicides in Uttar Pradesh and has sent a group of ministers to assess the situation.
14 crore farmers to be provided soil health cards by 2017  Apr 7, 1:58 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 7 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Tuesday said that the government will provide soil health cards to 14 crore farmers by 2017.
'Centre ready to give more than stipulated criteria to farmers': Paswan  Apr 7, 12:41 pm
Varanasi, Apr. 7 (ANI): Union Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday said the central government is ready to give more than the stipulated criteria to farmers who have suffered losses due to untimely rains and hailstorms.
Uttar Pradesh: Rs 300 crore released for farmers hit by unseasonal rain  Apr 7, 9:39 am
New Delhi, Apr. 7 (ANI): An amount of Rs 300 crore has reportedly been released by the Uttar Pradesh to help the farmers who lost their crops due to unseasonal rain and hailstroms.
Gadkari to assess crop damage due to unseasonal rains in Agra  Apr 7, 9:22 am
New Delhi, Apr. 7 (ANI): Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari will on Tuesday visit Agra to assess the crop damage suffered by farmers due to unseasonal rains.
Naidu accuses Congress of hurting farmers' interests by opposing Land Ordinance  Apr 4, 2:02 pm
Bengaluru, Apr. 4 (ANI): Asserting that the Narendra Modi-led NDA Government is committed to the welfare of farming community, Union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday alleged that the Congress Party is hurting the interests of the farmers, by opposing the Land Acquisition Ordinance.
Capt. Abhimanyu assures compensation for farmers at the earliest  Apr 4, 10:26 am
Bengaluru, Apr. 4 (ANI): Haryana Finance Minister Captain Abhimanyu Singh Sindhu on Saturday assured that farmers in the state will be provided compensation by the government at the earliest.
BJP doing everything for mandate-giving farmers: Javadekar   Apr 3, 3:04 pm
Bengaluru, Apr. 3 (ANI): Fighting off criticism against the Land Acquisition Bill, Minister of State for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar on Friday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is doing everything for farmers and everywhere farmers were the ones giving it the mandate.
Sonia Gandhi demands timely compensation for rain-hit farmers in MP  Apr 2, 4:38 pm
Neemuch (Madhya Pradesh), Apr. 2 (ANI): Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday said it is the responsibility of the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government at the Centre to assess the plight of the farmers and provide them with timely compensation for crop-related losses.
Scientists interact with farmers in Nagaland to help boost production  Apr 2, 4:11 pm
Dimapur, Apr. 2 (ANI): A large number of farmers from Nagaland came together at the Krishi Vigyan Kendra Centre in Dimapur for an interaction programme with scientists and officials from different departments.