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Shikaripara (Jharkhand), Dec. 17 (ANI): Congress party vice president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said that farmers, tribals and women of Jharkhand must be empowered for the state to develop, adding that he and Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a difference of opinion over what method was best to take the state forward.
Bundelkhand farmers seek answers from history Dec 11, 9:51 am
Bhopal, Dec. 11 (ANI): After hearing the speech of Narendra Modi at the Red Fort on Independence Day that "Yeh desh kisaano ne banaya hai..." that this nation has been built by farmers, the farmers of Bundelkhand in Uttar Pradesh, felt their hopes soar.
Japan takes step forward to protect environment Dec 9, 4:24 pm
Niigata /Yokohama, Dec. 9 (ANI): Niigata Plain in Japan was affected by regular floods restricting farmers to harvest only once in three years. Having ill-drained land below sea level, it was in need of drainage facilities.
New Delhi, Dec. 4 (ANI): Janata Dal (United) (JD(U)) leader Nitish Kumar on Thursday said that during the meeting of leaders from six political parties, it was decided that they will collectively stage a 'dharna' on December 22 against the Central Government on the black money issue and on the issue of betraying farmers over the minimum support price.
UP farmers protest against unchanged sugarcane prices Nov 15, 2:38 pm
Lucknow, Nov. 15 (ANI): The farmers burnt sugarcane here on Saturday as they staged a protest against the state government for keeping the prices of unchanged for the third year in a row.
Bankura (West Bengal), Oct.20 (ANI): Hindu and Muslim farmers in Bankura, West Bengal, are promoting communal harmony by working on their farms together to ensure increased production for a better lifestyle.
Shahzadpur (Haryana), Oct. 5 (ANI): Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda today assured to relieve the farmers of Haryana from the burden of interest on loans taken by them.
Farmers in Haryana stage protest against low paddy prices Oct 4, 8:38 pm
Yamuna Nagar (Haryana), Oct.4 (ANI): The farmers in Haryana staged a protest here on Saturday against low paddy prices and demanded that the rates should be revised.
Floods, sand deposits damage farmers' crops in Punjab Sep 28, 4:42 pm
Amritsar, Sept. 28 (ANI): Sand deposits left by the flooded river Ravi in fields has left farmers' crops damaged in Amritsar district.
River sand buries hopes of farmers in Amritsar Sep 25, 2:14 pm
Ajnala (Amritsar) Sept. 25 (ANI): Indian farmers living along the India-Pakistan border have demanded economic relief packages from the government, saying that their crops have been damaged by the Ravi river sand.
Ajit Singh supports farmers' demand to convert his Govt. residence into Smriti Bhawan Sep 18, 5:07 pm
New Delhi, Sept. 18 (ANI): Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) chief and former civil aviation minister Ajit Singh today supported the farmers demand to convert his official residence into Smriti Bhawan.
New Delhi, Sept. 17 (ANI): Indian researchers are helping their Australian counterparts to help farmers boost their crops by making more efficient use of ground and surface water during the dry summer months.
New Delhi, Aug. 27 (ANI): Weeks after Prime Minister Narendra Modi exhorted scientists to bring innovative farm practices from lab to land and ensure 'per drop more crop', one of country's leading agri business companies, Crystal Crops Protection, today announced the distribution of awards to recognize contributions of farmers and scientists to Indian agriculture.
Heavy rainfall damages crops in Kashmir, farmers incur losses Aug 20, 11:07 am
Rajouri, Aug20(ANI): Heavy rainfall and strong winds caused huge damage to crops and vegetable farms in Kashmir, leaving farmers in distress over expected losses.
New Delhi, Aug. 15 (ANI): During the 68th Independence Day speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, announced the 'Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojna' after stating that farmer suicide rate has increased tremendously.
Sugarcane farmers protest in UP Aug 12, 8:40 pm
Lucknow, Aug. 12 (ANI): Sugarcane farmers from Uttar Pradesh went out in protest today, demanding that the government take action against privately owned sugar mills.
Lathi charge at farmer's protest Aug 10, 7:17 pm
Shirdi (Maharashtra), Aug.10 (ANI): A protest by farmers took an ugly turn as the police lathi-charged the demonstrators. The farmers were demanding a greater supply of water from the nearby Nilwande Dam.
New Delhi, Aug.5 (ANI): Bharat Ratna Dr. C.N.R. Rao today suggested that instead of making farmers depend on grid power, government could give them solar panels and pump sets if need be free of cost and utilise better techniques of water usage at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi.
'India will protect farmers' interests against all odds', says Commerce Minister Sitharaman Aug 5, 5:02 pm
New Delhi, Aug 5 (ANI): Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said that the government is committed to protecting the interests of its farmers against all odds while reiterating its commitment to the World Trade Organization (WTO).
New Delhi, July 29 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi today spoke about the need to reach farmers and increase productivity to ensure maximum benefit to farmers. The Prime Minister was speaking at the 86th ICAR Foundation Day and Award Ceremony.
Faizabad farmers fear drought like situation due to poor monsoon Jul 19, 6:30 pm
Faizabad (Uttar Pradesh), July 19 (ANI): Poor monsoon and scanty rains cause distress among farmers in Faizabad city of Uttar Pradesh as they feared a drought- like situation.
Imphal, July 18 (ANI): It is widely known as 'Bhut jolokia' in Assam, 'Raja mirchi' in Nagaland and 'U-morok' in Manipur - the world's hottest chilli grown in different parts of the northeast has become a hot business for the locals in Manipur.
Hailstorm damages crops in Kashmir, farmers incur losses Jul 17, 4:47 pm
Rajouri (Jammu and Kashmir), July 17 (ANI): A hailstorm and strong winds, besides heavy rains caused huge damage to crops and vegetable farms in Kashmir, leaving farmers in distress over expected losses.
Odisha farmers urge government to declare drought Jul 15, 5:34 pm
Rayagada (Odisha), July 15 (ANI): Inadequate rainfall and a weak monsoon in Odisha has left the farmers worried.
Digvijay Singh breaks fast in Guna Jul 13, 5:22 pm
Guna (Madhya Pradesh), July 13 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh today broke his seven days long fast which he had started to protest against violation of the rights of the farmers in Guna district of Madhya Pradesh.
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