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Bankura's Hindu and Muslim pumpkin farmers work to promote communal harmony  Oct 20, 12:00 pm
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.
Hooda promises to relieve farmers from burden of interest on loans  Oct 5, 6:39 pm
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.
Australian project to help improve land, water resources management   Sep 17, 7:12 pm
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.
Crystal National Agri Awards celebrate PM's call on per drop more crop  Aug 27, 6:43 pm
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.
PM Narendra Modi announces 'Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojna' for farmers  Aug 15, 10:33 am
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.
Solar energy not grid power required for farmers, says Bharat Ratna C.N.R. Rao  Aug 5, 5:17 pm
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).
PM Modi speaks about need to reach farmers, increase productivity  Jul 29, 1:01 pm
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.
World's hottest chilli becomes a profitable business for farmers in Manipur  Jul 18, 2:17 pm
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.
Digvijay begins his weeklong hunger strike over farmer issues  Jul 7, 4:36 pm
Guna (Madhya Prasdesh), July 7 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh began his weeklong hunger strike in Guna District of Madhya Pradesh (MP) on Monday to protest against the state government for not fulfilling the demands of the farmers.
Digvijay to go on hunger strike if demands on MP farmers' issues are not met  Jul 5, 5:31 pm
Bhopal, July 5 (ANI): Congress Member of Parliament (MP) Digvijay Singh said here on Saturday that he will go on a hunger strike from July 7 for a week, if demands on farmer issues are not met.
Australian funded agriculture initiative to boost small farmers' productivity in India, Nepal and Bangladesh   Jul 4, 1:57 pm
New Delhi, July 4 (ANI): Two states - Bihar and West Bengal - will benefit from an Australian Government funded research initiative to help small farmers improve agriculture productivity.
Farmers in Gujarat fear drought like situation  Jul 3, 12:57 pm
Rajkot, (Gujarat), July 3 (ANI): Farmers in Gujarat await rains after slow start to Monsoon as they fear drought like situation in the coming days.
Good weather ensures bumper cherry production in Valley   Jul 3, 10:05 am
Srinagar, July 3 (ANI): Cherry farmers in Kashmir valley are expecting a bumper production of cherries this year thanks to the timely rains and abundant snowfall during the winters.
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